Category: Hostel Tips

Hostel of the Week: MEININGER Munich City Center

Hostel of the Week: MEININGER Munich City Center

If you’re heading to Oktoberfest this year, this contemporary hostel in the heart of Munich is a winner – it’s 1 km away from the main train station and literally around the corner from the site in Theresienwiese and  Augustiner Bräustuben, as well as being close to some smashing local bier halls and bier gartens….

Hostel of the Week: Sunset Destination Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal

Hostel of the Week: Sunset Destination Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal

In a heritage building of the Cais do Sodré train station and on the bank of the Tagus River, hostel locations don’t get more idyllic than this. You’re both near the beaches of Carcavelos, Estoril and Cascais and the Pink Street of Cais do Sodré, a former red light district revamped into a bohemian nightspot…

Hostel Of The Week Yes! Lisbon Hostel

Hostel Of The Week Yes! Lisbon Hostel

With a Hostelworld rating of 97%, you can rest assured that Yes! Lisbon Hostel is the #1 place to rest your head in the Portuguese capital. For the budget conscious, this hostel adds value like no other in Lisbon. Every night they host €10 dinners so that you’ll never be on the receiving end of…

How to transform your hostel bathroom into a personal spa

How to transform your hostel bathroom into a personal spa

Backpacking and staying in hostels has so much going for it. You’ll get a comfortable bed at a price that allows you to spend your money on delicious street food and unforgettable experiences. You’ll make friends for life. And you can let your hair down at wild hostel parties. But when you are used to…

Hostel of The Week: USA Hostels Ocean Beach, San Diego

Hostel of The Week: USA Hostels Ocean Beach, San Diego

Beach lovers, pay attention! USA Hostels Ocean Beach is located just a couple of blocks away from the ocean in sunny San Diego. And you won’t just have the chance to top up your tan when you stay at this hostel because they also provide discounted surf lessons and wet suit rental. And for when…

Hostel of the Week: Dalian UniLoft Hostel in Dalian, China

Hostel of the Week: Dalian UniLoft Hostel in Dalian, China

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Dalian, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the very best of beach and city in this port city in northern China.Must-do attractions include topping up your tan on Xinghai beach, checking out the epic cherry blossoms in Long Wangtang, and eating skewers of barbecued meat on…

Free bananas, ocean views and rooftop bars: check out this year’s award-winning hostels!

Free bananas, ocean views and rooftop bars: check out this year’s award-winning hostels!

We just crowned the very best hostels in the world at the annual Hoscar awards – read on to find out where you should be laying your head this year and check out our full list of winners! Top 3 hostels in Europe Home Lisbon Hostel in Portugal Yes! Lisbon Hostel in Portugal (pictured below) Mosquito…

Staying in a hostel for the first time: what you need to know

Staying in a hostel for the first time: what you need to know

So you’re staying in a hostel for the first time. Bravo! Perhaps you’re a seasoned traveller used to hotels, it’s your first time outside of the country, or maybe you want a social travelling experience. For whatever reason, you’ve decided to forego the traditional hotel route. And you know what? You’ll have the best time….

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