Everyone who’s anyone is hitting up hostels these days: whether it’s for their social aspect, uber cool design, or brag-worthy events & classes. As a self-proclaimed expert in the hostel field (ahem), we thought it’d be rude not to share the latest and greatest fresh hostel meat (or tofu) with you. Grab yourself a bev, sit back, and witness the fitness…
Native Hostel Austin, Austin, USA
In Austin’s artsy East Side, this new experiential hostel is “for the curious ones, filled with wanderlust”. Seductive interiors include vanity mirrors, marble tops and red velvet privacy curtains on dorm beds. It’s already earnt itself a 9.7 rating from Hostelworld customers ?
- Twin Peaks screenings with bottomless coffee and cherry pie
- Native Bar open 7am – 2am every day of the week
- Restaurant serving cardamom toast, fried chicken and veggie tacos for breakfast
JO&JOE Hossegor, Hossegor, France
JO&JOE is fitness, fun and surf rolled into one superfine hostel. You’re just 5 minutes’ walk from the acclaimed surf spot Hossegor Beach, and the hostel guys are in partnership with Roxy and Quicksilver, so you know you’re in the hands of some gnarly ocean experts!
- The “playground” brimming with cushions, trees and inflatable animals!
- A pétanque court (boules)
Selina Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
📷 @juanggaitanh & Selina Bogota
This hostel’s goal is to help you to “relax, reload, and re-inspire on your own terms” and you better believe it! You’ll feel the strong community vibes immediately, and you’re in the middle of Bogota’s historical centre, La Candelaria. Careful, come armed with a paintbrush as you might get inspiration overload.
- Panoramic views of the Andes
- A co-working space for digital nomads
Pacheco Farm House, Otavalo, Ecuador
📷 Pacheo Farmhouse & @muki.g
Far away beyond the rain is this little hostel paradise sitting on the riverbank of the Intang Valler. The host Jimena looks after you with the warmest hospitality, and her homemade breakfasts will prepare you for exploring Ecuador’s stunning hikes, waterfalls and cloud forest reserves.
- Homemade food – the french toast and fruit is ?
- Eco friendly – built with recycled wood and bamboo
PodShare Los Feliz, Los Angeles, USA
New to California’s growing hostel scene is this open concept space in the LA hills of Silverlake. It is built in a communal loft style and each pod bed is custom made with a flat screen TV, power supplies and a locker. One customer never wanted to leave: “Can I live here forever? Best hostel ever! :)”
- Free Netflix
- Vintage shops and coffee houses nearby
Hub New Patio Hostel, Lisbon
- Cheap sangria at the bar
- Female-only dorms
- Free breakfast
Hakuna Matata Hostel, Maui, USA
📷 @ninanagskov & Hakuna Matata Hostel
This new hostel lives and breathes their problem-free philosophy. The location is bang on for island exploring – you are literally 2 steps away from the beach and Lahaina pier, as well as the town’s cute shops and restaurants. Winner!
- Complimentary snorkelling gear
- Ocean views from the backyard to watch those Maui sunsets
Lub d Cambodia, Siem Reap
📷 @lubdhostel & @noosiri
This hostel’s luxury game is STRONG. You get a swimming pool here and some of the most spacious dorms on the planet, all coming with a separate dressing area, individual lockers and mini fridges to store your sacred snacks.
- Retro arcade games (Pacman included!)
- Co-working space
- The onsite Little Red Fox Bar & Cafe
Dock Inn Hostel Warnemuende, Rostock, Germany
A fresh hostel to Germany’s booming hostel scene, Dock Inn faces Rockstock harbour, looking out to the Balctic Sea. Think rustic shipyard with a modern, fun edge.
- 12 mins walk to Active Beach beach
- Onsite bar, restaurant & lounge
Steel House, Copenhagen
Set in a former Metalworker’s Union headquarter and inspired by New York, this could well be Copenhagen’s most sophisticated hostel. Steel House is located in the city’s hipster spot of Vestbero with a view of Sankt Jørgens Lake, and the swanky decor all adds to the luxurious experience.
- Indoor pool
- Futuristic pod beds
Dream Hostel, Bratislava
Bratislava is a lovely city, and Dream Hostel is the perfect place to stay to soak in the charming atmosphere. Dream Hostel is a 5 stories high building with a gorgeous view of Bratislava’s iconic Old Town. The vibe of the hostel is very chilled and you’re encouraged to meet other dreamers like yourself!
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Gorgeous wooden beds with privacy covers
- 5 minute walk to main Railway station
Rom Casa Hostel, Da Nang, Vietnam
Rom Casa Hostel is renovated from old shipping containers and it’s cool AF! The hostel is super colourful with a beautiful green garden and funky decorated communal areas. With quirky little balconies scattered throughout the hostel and a simple but chic designed onsite bar, Rom Casa Hostel is a totally awesome home away from home!
- Onsite bar
- Beautiful garden and social areas
- Private balconies available