Hostels With Jaw-Dropping Rooftops

Hostels With Jaw-Dropping Rooftops

FOMO can reach a whole new level when you’re travelling. But rather than rushing around trying to do everything, make sure you hit pause every once in a while and take time to appreciate the view. Turn your phone off. Grab a beer and some mates. Breathe.

For views that will make your spirit soar, look no further than these amazing hostels with rooftops that will make you cry real tears of joy. And hey if they’re good enough for world famous rappers

Generator – Paris, France

Generator have got some pretty incredible hostels around the world, but their Paris address takes affordable chic to a whole new level and serves up a view from its roof terrace that will blow. Your. Mind. Sink into a comfy chair and admire the iconic Sacré-Cœur and Montmartre as you sip an expertly mixed cocktail. And if you’re going all out, the private rooms come with their own private roof terrace and hammock. C’est magnifique!

More good things:

  • Cool tunes at the underground bar, converted from an old parking lot
  • Eclectic art galleries, vintage shops and quaint cafes all on your doorstep
  • Decorated with vintage finds from local flea markets, this place oozes Parisian chic
Dorms from: £21.84
Private rooms from: £96.42

Book now

Wombats City Hostel – Berlin, Germany

As if Berlin wasn’t awesome enough already, Wombats go in and make an über cool hostel right in the heart of the city. The view from the roof terrace, which includes a close-up of the iconic TV Tower, will make your Instagram followers green with envy, and this is the perfect place to get your bearing before heading out into the hipster jungle.

More good things:

  • Surrounded by the best of Berlin’s infamous nightlife – head to Torstraße if you want to hang out with the cool kids. Or if you’re tired after a day’s explorations, the hostel’s own “womBar” will recharge your party batteries
  • All you can eat breakfast
  • No stupid rules!
Dorms from: £10.04
Private rooms from: £46.87

Book now

Urbany Hostel BCN Go! – Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona just had to be on this list. There are so many fantastic hostels with sun-soaked roof terraces to choose from, but how many have their own rooftop Jacuzzi and mini golf course? Urbany Hostel BCN Go is one of the heavy hitters and an excellent choice if you’re looking for luxury on a budget. Live music will keep the vibes chilled into the evening, and you’re sure to meet plenty of other travellers to party the night away with.

More good things:

  • Movie nights in the basement
  • Located in the former HQ of the architects association – so you know the design is gonna make your heart sing
  • Under-bed lockers and privacy curtains in the dorms
Dorms from: £15.19
Private rooms from: £68.63

Book now

The Hat – Madrid, Spain

You can soak up every last drop of Spanish sunlight on this hostel’s spectacular rooftop: start your morning right with an al fresco breakfast overlooking a sea of terracotta rooftops. After a long day exploring Madrid, you can kick back with a jug of Sangria at the rooftop bar and watch the sun set over the city. The rooftop is the sociable heart of this hostel, and the best place to relax and hatch plans for the next day with your fellow travellers.

More good things:

  • It’s powered by biomass so you can sleep easy knowing you’re doing your bit for the planet
  • The Wi-Fi is fast AF – dual connection, baby!
  • Your fellow hostellers rate it 9.4 superb
Dorms from: £16.32
Private rooms from: £50.22

Book now

Loft Hostel – Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland is basically one gigantic National Park, where Mother Nature pulls all the stops out: geysers, glaciers, waterfalls, hot springs. But there’s one natural wonder you won’t even have to leave your hostel for: at the Loft Hostel you can admire the Northern Lights from the comfort of the gorgeous roof terrace. And in the summer you can make the most of the light nights with a cool Icelandic beer and some new friends, before you head out to sample Reykjavik’s hip nightlife.

More good things:

  • Organic breakfast and Chemex coffee
  • Amazing central location
  • Free yoga classes, book exchange, pub quiz
Dorms from: £26.63
Private rooms from: £78.68

Book now

Sunset Destination Hostel – Lisbon, Portugal

This hostel is all about the big skies and chilled out vibes, and you know the sunsets here are going to give you all the feels. The rooftop beach terrace features a pool with spectacular views over the river and Lisbon’s own Golden Gate Bridge. You can enjoy a massage or manicure right there on the roof, or indulge in a little alternative R&R at the Zebra Bar. The terrace also hosts a BBQ, regular yoga sessions, pool parties, movie nights… Wait, why are you still reading this? Go book your flights, people!

More good things:

  • Surrounded by some of Europe’s top nightlife spots
  • Located IN the train station – now that’s what we call well-connected!
  • Custom built, noise-reducing bunks
Dorms from: £9.20
Private rooms from: £38.50

Book now

The Seven Hostel – Sorrento, Italy

This hostel roof terrace has got more style than a Milan catwalk, and it’s the perfect place to work on your tan. Panoramic views of the stunning Italian countryside and seats so comfy you’ll never want to leave, make it a relaxing haven for travellers looking to escape the bustle of nearby Naples.

More good things:

  • Located in a grand 18th century mansion
  • Lose yourself in nature – citrus groves, mountainous walks and scuba diving
  • Great base to explore the stunning Amalfi coastline
Dorms from: £13.39
Private rooms from: £41.85

Book now

Toc Hostel – Seville, Spain

This hostel terrace is one of the comfiest and most stylish places you’ll ever have a barbecue. It’s the perfect place to wind down and hang with other travellers of a balmy Andalusian evening.

More good things:

  • In-house movie theatre
  • Quirky and effortlessly cool design
  • Learn to cook amazing traditional dishes with local chefs
Dorms from: £18.08
Private rooms from: £79.09

Book now

La Brisa Loca – Santa Marta, Colombia

Three words: That view though! La Brisa Loca has one of the most decadent rooftop set-ups we’ve ever seen, with epic views of the ocean and South America’s oldest cathedral. The eclectic bunch of people will keep things exciting and make sure you’re around for one of their legendary full moon rooftop parties, where the brave can take a spin of the infamous “Wheel of Debauchery”. Oh, and there are hammocks, soooo many hammocks.

More good things:

  • The Happy Hour lasts FIVE hours. Every. Single. Day.
  • This renovated colonial Caribbean mansion features high ceilings and gorgeous décor
  • The surrounding area is the best – think waterfalls, jungle treks and Lost Cities
Dorms from: £11.41
Private rooms from: £30.43

Book now

G Guest House – Seoul, South Korea

Un-be-lievable! G Guest House is located right in the heart of the Itaewon district, best known for its incredible entertainment, art and food options. The Rooftop Garden is the ultimate chill out zone, with a charcoal BBQ grill your taste-buds will be begging to try out. The view is one of the best in the entire city, and who doesn’t like to get a little sun while out adventuring. Let’s be honest, the free brekkie and in-house steam room don’t hurt either 😉

More good things:

  • Delicious in-house basement cafe
  • En-suite bathroom in every room
Dorms from: £11.64
Private rooms from: £54.33

Book now

Option Be Hostel – Cordoba, Spain

option-be-collage

The hostel is located on a peaceful Spanish street, just a short 5 minute walk from of the best historical sites the city of Cordoba has to offer (Almodovar Gate and Tendillas Square being two of the most popular). Option Be is like a little slice of heaven, with its comfy plush rooms (private or shared) newly renovated rooftop patio and state of the art kitchen. The staff members are incredible, and are constantly organising activities to make sure you’re never bored on your travels!

More good things:

  • Evapourate your stress away in the steam room!
  • Located near an amazing market at Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building
Dorms from: £15.51
Private rooms from: £59.47

Book now

Jockey Club Mt. Davis Youth Hostel – Hong Kong

hong-kong

Anyone who has been to Hong Kong comes back with stories that will make your spine tingle. Jock Club Mt. Davis Youth Hostel are all about creating those moments for those who stay there. The view of the harbour from the rooftop makes the perfect accompaniment to your evening of drinking and adventure story swapping. There’s a free shuttle bus to take you the short distance into the heart of Hong Kong’s vibrant nightlife, and some of the rooms even come with a sea view!

More good things:

  • Try out the delicious BBQ!
  • Free breakfast! That one always gets ya 😉
Dorms from: £18.64
Private rooms from: £49.70

Book now

If you liked this article, check out:

Share The World!
INSTAGRAM
EMAIL
Facebook
Facebook
GOOGLE
GOOGLE
/blog/hostels-with-rooftop/
Youtube

About The Author

Get inspired

4 Responses to “Hostels With Jaw-Dropping Rooftops”

  1. Definitely think Jockey Club Mt. Davis Youth Hostel in Hong Kong should be included! A bit out of the way but the sunrise over the harbor was breathtaking.

  2. Definitely agree with La Brisa Loca! I was there last week and had a great time. Food in the bar is affordable and delicious too!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hostelworld Mobile Apps

Book on the go with the new Hostelworld mobile apps.

Download on App Store Download on Play Store

Search and book more than 33,000 properties in over 170 countries, from anywhere.