48 Heavenly Hostels You Need to Know Before Planning Your Next Euro-Trip

Europe means travel. There aren’t enough words in the dictionary to describe the beauty of Europe. Travelers might be a little lost when it comes to traveling in Europe. The two majors constrain which comes to our mind before planning any trip is “Budget & Accommodation”.

Time to rejoice now. We have put all our efforts to make your next Europe trip an easy affair. Most solo traveler & backpackers prefer hostels for their stay because it’s more affordable compared to a standard hotel. But there is a misconception among travelers that hostels are shabby and uncomfortable as compared to hotels. On contrary, today’s hostels are clean, stocked with amenities and well suited for solo travelers and even families. So before planning your next euro trip, you must know about some amazing ‘theme hostels’ which make your trip more affordable and comfortable.

Northern Europe

Planning your next holiday destination might not be as easy as picking out clothes or choosing where to go for dinner, well at least for most you. If you are planning to visit Europe this year, then set your GPS for Northern Europe. Sailing through Northern Europe offers an amazing opportunity to experience extremely diverse cultures in a matter of a week or so. Even better, you can do it all and only unpack once. The climate of the region goes from maritime in the south to subarctic and arctic climate in the north with areas of temperate and continental climate on the east. Summer is the main sailing season for Europe because the weather is warm and you can witness the Midnight Sun. Northern Europe, is a treasure of vibrant cities, culture, and landscape which is loved by the tourist. Ocean, forest, mountains, volcanoes and glacial valleys all await you in hidden corners. Open space is abundant in the Swedish country side, which is around double the size of the UK and with Finland, which has its own lake district with distinctive landscapes of deep blue water and pristine green forest. Planning your next holiday destination? Visit Northern Europe! and the best way to visit the city is to hire a car and hit the road.
Denmark, Copenhagen

Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

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Location – Downtown hostel is centrally located, just between Christiansborg Palace and the Tivoli gardens, a 5 min walk. A 10-minute walking distance from Central Metro station. The location is easy to reach with all public transport available at the doorstep.

Theme – The hostel has a cool and relaxed vibe based on Scandinavian retro design. The hostel provides a trendy lounge – the perfect surrounding to chill and socialize. Guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast at the cafeteria for an unbeatable price. For a liquid entertainment, they have the cheapest bars in town offering Happy Hour every night.

Value for money – Many visitors say it is probably the best value for bucks in the city centre. Witcenteractive prices, clean, quiet and extremely welcoming staff. A very rich breakfast buffet and theme nights it’s a great location to socialize.

Why to visit – Copenhagen Downtown hostel won the ‘Most Popular Hostel in Copenhagen’ award at the Hoscars. The location is best for local hotspots with the longest pedestrianized shopping street in the world, bustling nightlife, fusion restaurants, the famous harbor beach. The hostel is next to Denmark’s best museums, galleries, and theatres. P.S. – They only accept group bookings up to 20 people. Any no. greater than 20 is not accepted.

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Generator Copenhagen

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Location – Generator Hostel is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for a nice hostel close to Kongens Nytorv Metro Station. It is centrally located and an ideal location to explore the city on foot. It offers a convenient stay for all travelers – offering budget accommodation, a late-night bar, and free Wi-Fi throughout.

Theme – The theme is based on Tim Bjorn’s illustrations with complex lighting, large outdoor terrace and pentaquin in the heart of the city. This hostel features large, solid under-bed lockers and privacy screens on the bunks. One can choose from a great selection of rooms, from Dorms to Private suites, to double & quads with innovative mod cons like individual power points and your own LED light for late night reading.

Value for money – Generator hostel is a bonus stay with always friendly and helpful staff, who make you feel a like you are staying in a homestay. Nightclub, acoustic décor and warm atmosphere will surely leave you in a win-win situation. The generator is the perfect place of refuge, with great beds for a comfortable sleep, a bar, and lounge that serves the best drinks and entertainment, and of course, you’ll be enjoying Copenhagen life in the most authentic surrounding.

Why to visit – The hostel provides gigantic common rooms with lots of amenities, big terrace, affordable price drinks at the bar and breakfast. Guests can relax with a drink in the lounge while watching TV or enjoying billiards.

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Steel House

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Location – Steel House Copenhagen is a luxury hostel located in the center of Copenhagen. It is a 5-minute walk from Tivoli Gardens, the City Square Hall and the famous shopping street, Strøget.

Theme – One can feel the urban vibe and socialize with people from all around the globe. The setting is imbued with an ingenious aspect of  “industrial chic”, with rooms harnessed with raw elements, soft textures, and rustic interiors – a luxurious home-away-from-home that can be tactfully yours the next time you wish to visit Copenhagen.

Value for money –  Though slightly heavy on the pocket, the Steel House Copenhagen is the perfect place to stay. Along with stay, one can enjoy the nightlife. Relish your time with local beer and cold drinks at the bar with free Live music or Karaoke events. If you want to taste the real European food – This is the place!

Why to visit – The perfect ambiance, welcoming staff and the happening crowd makes it a stay worthy place. This luxury city hostel with an urban aura will make you feel posh.

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Finland, Helsinki

Euro Hostel

 

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Location  Eurohostel is located at the heart of the city easily accessible by tram or by foot. Sights, shops, and restaurants of the city center are all within walking distance.

Theme – If you are looking for a traditionally Finnish sauna? This is the place. The guest here experiences the authentic traditional Finnish sauna in modern Finnish setting. Euro Hotel is your friendly Helsinki City Hub!

Value for money – Euro hostel is completely non-smoking. They have dormitory beds, single, twin and triple rooms. Eurohostel rooms are well renovated and equipped with international TV with movie channels. Wireless internet is also available in the property for free. Its definitely a worth staying here.

Why to visit – Wonderful Location, Superb staff, excellent cleanliness is one of the reasons to visit this place. Bicycle rentals, tourist transport tickets, tickets to main attractions in Helsinki and more services are available at the reception.

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The Yard Hostel

 

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Location The Yard Hostel is located near bars, restaurants, shops, and sights. Famous department store Stockmann is just next door and there is a short walk to Central Railway Station. Kallio, the chic lifestyle of Punavuori or the parks and nature surrounding the city are within just 15 minutes reach of The Yard.

Theme – The Yard is the first concept hostel in Helsinki and the Best Hostel in Finland for the year 2018. Its a place where one is always welcomed and valued. It focuses on Finnish design and local art with a touch of the urban jungle. This iconic building was built in 1912. They have a large lounge where one can hang out with friends.

Value for money – Perfect location, superb staff, fantastic cleanliness makes your stay worthy. They provide both private rooms and dorms. They also offer a large lounge where you can hang out with your friends or make new ones. Plus free Wi-Fi is an added cherry on a cake.

Why to visit – The Yard is your home away from home, a place where you will always feel welcome and valued. The goal is to make everyone walk through our doors fall in love with Helsinki by helping them get the best possible experience of Nordic Capital. One feels right at home in the relaxed and cool ambiance of THE YARD.

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Cheap Sleep Hostel

 

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Location –CheapSleep Hostel provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 2500 away, and it normally takes about 30 minutes to reach the airport. A destination of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal such as MysticALArt, Paavalin Church (Paavalin Kirkko), Pieni Leffakauppa.

Theme – The facilities and services provided by CheapSleep Hostel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. A large common room is a key to what makes Cheap Sleep a fun, relaxed and social place to stay. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area next to the common room, also there’s a supermarket on-site.

Value for money – The hotel provides free Wi-Fi in all rooms, wheelchair accessible, kitchen, ticket service, 24-hour front desk to ensure our guests the greatest comfort. Totally renovated with free wifi to all rooms, you’ll find Cheap Sleep Helsinki a great place to get some sleep and meet interesting fellow travelers passing through Helsinki.  Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Whatever your purpose of visit, CheapSleep Hostel is an excellent choice for your stay in Helsinki.

Why to visit – Great location, marvelous staff, and excellent staff are one of the reasons to visit CheapSleep. Bonus: Free for every guest! CheapSleep offers a continental buffet featuring bread, cheese, ham, jam, porridge with cinnamon and cardamom and coffee and tea. Breakfast is served between 7 and 10 every day.

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Iceland, Reykjavik

Laekur Hostel

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Location – Laekur hostel is located in the center of Reykjavík city. Only a few steps away from Laugardalur. The Laugardalur area is the ancient geothermal hotspot of the city. We are located in one of the most privileged areas of the city, near to some of the finest landmarks such as Laugardalsvollur Stadium, The Icelandic Phallological Museum, National Museum of Iceland and Sólfarið – Sun Voyager, amongst other renowned spots of the city.

Theme – Laekur Hostel is based on Nordic themes having Nordic-style rooms for families, couples and individuals.

Value for money – Along with a restaurant, this hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave and fridge in a common area and free newspapers are on-site. Providing such facilities at cheap rates makes Laekur a place to visit again.

Why to visit – Great location, marvelous staff, and fantastic cleanliness are surely one of the reasons to visit the hostel again. Apart from this, they have several common areas where the guests and travelers will be able to get together and exchange past experiences and future plans.

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Galaxy Pod Hostel

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Location – Galaxy Pod Hostel is located in downtown Reykjavik. This hostel is within 2 km of Laugavegur, Hallgrimskirkja and Perlan, about a 15 min walk away. Reykjavik City Hall and National Museum of Iceland are also within 3 km.

Theme – The hostel offers Space Pods instead of regular bunk beds in shared dormitories. They do have an amazing social lounge and a movie room. Enjoy the movie room, bar, and social lounge while you explore the landscapes. The Pods are super comfortable, private and loaded with amenities such as security boxes, alarm clocks etc. This is one of the perfect options for backpackers, families, and groups

Value for money – The Galaxy Pod Hostel is for the one who wants more for less! The super comfortable pods, a self-service kitchen where one can buy sandwiches and drinks from a vending machine, and a friendly environment are one of the reasons to pay for.

Why to visit – Access to 24/7 convenience shop, wonderful location, super staff, comfortable space pods, access to restaurants and bars at cheap prices is one of the reasons to visit Galaxy Pod Hostel.

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Oddsson

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Location – If you feel like exploring the city, then visit Laugavegur high street which is about 1.7 km away from the hostel and the National Museum of Iceland is 1.1 km away. The Reykjavík Domestic Airport is 3 km from ODDSSON.

Theme – Philosophy is: Joie de vivre. Oddsson is all about diversity. The idea behind Oddsson is taking extremes and mixing them together. Their inspirations are the atmosphere of an airport. It is a space of diverse encounters where times passes slowly. Oddsson is for people with expensive taste.

Value for money – Oddsson is for people with expensive taste at fair prices. Oddsson’s Bazaar is an Italian restaurant, café, and bar, all in one place where people can socialize and meet new or old friends. The restaurant offers authentic Italian food at reasonable prices.

Why to visit – The funky vibe with artwork on the walls from local and international artists, a mingling bar and karaoke room are remarkable and must visit thing which makes Oddsson a place to visit once. Situated in the best-rated area of Reykjavik, this hostel is encounter diverse crowd with the passage of time.

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Norway, Oslo

Saga Poshtel Oslo Central

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Location – Saga Poshtel Oslo is located in Oslo City Centre, a 10-minute walk of Mini Bottle Gallery, Karl Johan Street and Parliament. From here you have access to all forms of public transport, which are just a few minutes’ walk away in either direction. Oslo Cathedral and Oslo City Hall are also within a distance of 10 minutes. Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Christiania Torv Tram Station are within a 5-minute walk. Also one can have unlimited access to shopping, restaurants, bars and nightlife.

Theme – An entirely new concept, Saga Poshtel gives you a trendy, chic, vibrant and homely atmosphere. Newly renovated, with art facilities and modern décor, Saga Poshtel is a perfect place for backpackers, families, and for everyone who is looking to relax and feel at home.

Value for money – 24/7 available staff, high customer service, perfect location, amazing ambience, excellent cleanliness makes your stay worthy.

Why to visit – The hostel offers a lot of facilities such as open lobby to cosy and artistic living area. All of this provides peace of mind and tranquillity. It also provide chance to meet like-minded folk in there restaurants and bars.

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Oslo Youth Hostel Haraldsheim

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Location – Oslo Youth hostel is surrounded by the greenery of Oslo’s Grefsen with splendid views of the city and the Oslo Fjord, just 4 km from the city centre. The Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine is a 6-minute drive from the hostel. Ullevål Stadium and Oslo Ski Centre are just 2 km away.

Theme – Oslo Youth Hostel guest room features wooden floors, simple décor and a work desk. The hostel is based on simple yet comfort theme. The simple décor makes you feel like home stay.

Value for money – The property is rated for the best value in Oslo! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in the city. The hostel provides a lot of amenities such as Communal rooms at the hostel include a TV lounge, as well as a library with a billiards table. Laundry room is also available at hostel. Outdoor furniture can also be enjoyed in cool weather. Overall Oslo hostel is a win-win deal.

Why to visit – Amazing coffee, centralized shopping area, Laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, library, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. Small lockers,special lockers for your Lap Top and bigger lockers for your backpack ( use your own padlock ) all these facilities are provided at reasonable prices which is one of reason to visit this amazing hostel.

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Anker Hostel

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Location – Anker Hostel is only 10 minutes walking distance from bustling Karl Johan within 2km. Located in Oslo City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Jewish Museum and Oslo Cathedral Anker Hostel has easy access to the Central Station and Oslo’s shops and restaurants. You can easily find bus and tram stops and a taxi stations near the hostel.

Theme – Anker Hostel has a capacity of 150 rooms and offers accommodation which is relaxed and a cool international atmosphere. All rooms have private facilities. The overall atmosphere is friendly where you can socialize with new or old friends and have a great time.

Value for money – Anker Hotel atmosphere is bright. Anker hostel have amenities such as writing desk, cable TV and a private bathroom with shower. Anker’s lobby bar offers light meals and refreshments. Staff at Hotel Anker are super friendly and helpful. They can recommend a variety of trendy restaurants, cafés and shops in the vibrant Grünerløkka District.

Why to visit – Couples prefer this location — they rated it excellent for a two-person trip. Great location, wonderful staff, excellent cleanliness, superb quality of food, boutique style makes it all in one package for stay.

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Western Europe

Western Europe is known for the abundant agriculture and a booming tourist trade. Poignant sites including the D-Day beaches and the remnants of the Berlin Wall, Greek temples and Roman bathhouses, castles, and palaces. Most of the people there enjoy high living standards. The region, which has a long history, includes world-famous cities, such as Paris and Rome, and a landscape of rolling farmland, high mountains, and a beautiful coastline along the Mediterranean Sea. Every year, millions of tourists travel to the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea to enjoy the sunny climate, warm waters, and beautiful scenery. Distinct cultures, language, customs, idiosyncrasies, sense of style makes Western Europe an endlessly fascinating place to travel. Every country has its own unique flavors, incorporating olive oils and ripened vegetables, delicate river and lake fish, and meat from fertile pastures. One of the best ways to fill your appetite is to browse vibrant street markets with seasonal produce. Wherever you travel, make sure you enjoy the local life in public squares, parks, and gardens, and in neighborhood pubs and cafes.
Austria, Vienna

Palace Hostel

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Location – This hostel is perhaps in the best location, and certainly in the most beautiful! Authentic Austrian restaurants are within short walking distance and the ‘Wienerwald’ is just across the street. Mountain-Bike and Nordic-Walking trails start right from the front door! The Palace Hostel Schlossherberge offers an awesome and fantastic view overlooking the city of Vienna. The hostel is very well connected to the public transport network. The bus stop ‘Wilhelminenberg’ can be found right in front of the property entrance.

Theme – The Palace Hostel Vienna, is homelike, friendly, fun, clean, comfortable, modern, secure, and ecologically aware low budget accommodation with international staff. The hostel has a mix of budget-conscious travelers like backpackers, young families, or small groups. The hostel gives an authentic taste to the international staff of the beautiful city of Vienna.

Value for money – There is a huge park in front of the house for sunbathing, picnic, relaxing, Yoga, T’ai-chi, … A chill out room with cable TV, table tennis, tabletop football is at your disposal. They even have their own minigolf court! The friendly, international staff with heaps of local knowledge of things to do in Vienna is always happy to help you! This not only makes your stay comfortable but makes your stay worthy.

Why to visit – Its location on the outskirts of the city, will ensure that this hostel makes you feel warm and cozy with the real beauty of Vienna! The Palace Hostel Schlossherberge offers an awesome and fantastic view overlooking the city of Vienna. There are few Viennese restaurants, the Ottakringer open-air pool, and various sightseeing venues in close proximity of the hostel, all easily accessible.

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Wombats City Hostel – The Lounge

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Location – Wombats City Hostel Vienna – the Lounge is located on Vienna’s main shopping street and is ‘right around the corner from the Westbahnhof, which is where the airport bus stops, and it’s a very easy subway right or a walk to the city center’. The hostel is centrally located and close to the trains and public transport, near to Mariahilfer Strasse, the longest shopping street in Vienna, The main part of the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street can be reached in a 5-minute walk, and the Lugner City shopping center is a 10-minute walk away.

Theme– Certainly the best choice if you are up for a state-of-the-art Hostel, cozy common areas, social vibe, and friendly local staff. The bright and modern rooms come with comfy beds, private shower, and toilet facilities. The package includes free bed sheets and towels and there are free lockers in every room.

Value for money– This hostel has a highly-praised breakfast as well as a popular bar which hosts regular parties. The hostel is praised for its helpful, friendly staff. One feels safe and welcomed here. The hostels also have an amazing bar and comfortable lounge where one can relax communicate, socialize and chill. This will make your stay a memorable one! They also offer cheap drinks and food. This property is also rated for the best value in Vienna! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Why to visit– This hostel has a highly-praised breakfast as well as a popular bar which hosts regular parties while keeping the rooms quiet. The reason why Wombat’s City Hostels became a destination is that they have the best cleanliness, wonderful location, the most amenities, the best social atmosphere, they are the hostel for travelers for travelers. Cleanliness is something which is taken for granted in many hostels, but they take this seriously: they have won the ‘cleanest hostel worldwide’ award twice.

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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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Location – Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for a nice hostel close to the Westbahnhoff train station. The location is well connected to the city center, with all the major attractions just a short tram ride away. Perfectly located between the city center & Schönbrunn Palace, close to the biggest pedestrian street.

Theme – ‘Spotlessly clean’ and ‘easy to socialize’, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect place to stay. Hostel Ruthensteiner has a beautiful garden and music area (complete with local artwork & furniture-creations) to help people get friendly with the cool international crowd. An oasis in Vienna, the hostel is perfect for relaxing and making new friends after a busy day of sightseeing – either in gardens or in the cozy bar. The atmosphere is chill, relaxing and friendly.

Value for money – At Vienna Hostel Ruthensteiner you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden, musical instruments, and a terrace. Other amenities include a tour desk, luggage storage, free maps, comfy beds, kitchen & BBQ, affordable bikes for rent, free wifi, international crowd & the friendliest staff in town! All these facilities are provided at reasonable prices. Why to visit – Handmade with lots of love, Hostel Ruthensteiner has always been travelers first choice. The unique hostel features beautiful common spaces & gardens, musical instruments for guest use, a cozy bar, a fully equipped guest kitchen and the coolest, most helpful staff in the city…in short, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect Vienna destination for travelers.

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Berlin, Germany

  The Grand Hostel

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Location – Great location – right in the city’s center. Economical, luxury hostel in the center of Berlin. Good value accommodation in a central location for backpackers to Berlin on a budget. City’s main attractions such as the Jewish Museum, the famous Brandenburg Gate & Checkpoint Charlie are in nearby to the hostel. The Möckernbrücke Underground Station is only 100- 200 m away. The bicycle is available in rent inGrand Hostel, you can explore Berlin at your own pace.

Theme – Majestic luxury isn’t always easy to come by when you’re on a budget, but at the Grand Hostel in Berlin, you won’t have to feel guilty while you’re enjoying its stunning historical setting. The staff here are an added bonus, ‘always so friendly’ and ‘willing to help’, you’ll feel right at home. The hostel is within walking distance from the Jewish Museum and Checkpoint Charlie, and promise regular pub crawls and guided tours with the staff. Perfect for solo travelers looking to get orientated and make some new friends.

Value for money – The Retro hostel’s Grand Bistro offers the delicious breakfast buffet. you can also enjoy music, drinks and various evening events in the cozy Library Bar. The staff is available 24 hours in reception to help you out. There is Fre WiFi, luggage storage, hairdryers in all bathrooms.

Why to visit – The best part about this hostel is that it has the hotel like facilities at the price of a hostel. So don’t hesitate in extending your stay at the Grand Hostel!

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Cat’s Pajamas

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Location – Neukölln neighborhood, this property is a 2- 3-minute walk from Hermannplatz U-Bahn station, 5-6 km from the Brandenburg Gate and 15-20 km from Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The hostel is nearby to the city’s main attractions such as Hermannplatz Square etc.

Theme– A mix between hip and nostalgic, this area of Kreuzberg and Neukoelln is the passion we work for and the ultimate location for your stay. The rooms and dorms are all equipped with modern-style wooden furnishings, and most have their own bathroom. Enjoy an alternative hostel experience!

Value for money– With all amenities, great restaurants, galleries, shops and a bar on every corner – what more could you ask for?! Its located in Berlin’s great Neighborhood. Wi-Fi access is available in the entire hostel with 24 hours staff availability in reception

Why to visit– The hostel is located in a Turkish neighborhood, so you can always hop out for Turkish delicacies, or bring your own food to cook in their open kitchen!

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Pfefferbet Hostel

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Location – The hostel is nearby to many clubs, restaurants & bars in Prenzlauer Berg. Popular Hackescher Markt entertainment district & the UNESCO Museum Island and are a 10- 20-minute walk away. Alexanderplatz is 2 underground stops away.

Theme – ‘The hostel has some exciting architecture. Its interior is the good combination of nineteenth-century industrial architecture on the outside with a stylish design on the inside and their lobby has brick-vaulted ceilings, a huge light installation, organic forms, and an open fireplace.

Value for money – There single & double rooms feature exclusively designed furniture and they also have TV and Internet access. All the dorms have freshly-made-up beds and are cleaned daily. The dorms have lockable storage facilities. They have a 24hr bar, table football, table tennis as well as they also have an open fireplace for the winter season and in summer you can relax on the terrace or in our lovely garden.

Why visit – This former brewery, which was built in the mid-nineteenth century, is now a one-of-a-kind cultural centre. You can explore galleries, artist’s studios, clubs and restaurants.

                                                                                           

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

ClinkNoord

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Theme- ClickNoord is located in one of the most culturally vibrant centers in Amsterdam. ClickNoord was originally a laboratory building and its original features have been retained to a great extent. There is a huge glass window which had been stained while it was a laboratory and still it has been kept the same way. Hostel has beautiful Dutch style interiors.

Location- Just 10 minutes from the back of Amsterdam Central Station. Simply catch the short free ferry across the IJ River, which runs 24/7, and the hostel is 3 minutes by foot when you get off.

Value for Money- ClinkNOORD has modern Dutch-style interiors and a friendly, laid back atmosphere. The hostel offers dormitory accommodation, private rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the building and a great-value buffet breakfast for EUR 6,90

Why to visit With a modern and simple environment, this hostel is located right across the river from Central Station, so don’t miss the free rides on the ferry and bicycle rentals next to the river.

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                                                           The Bulldog

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Theme- For more than a couple of decades, Bulldog Hostel has been a favorite for travelers across the globe. The hostel has become so popular that without a visit to Bulldog hostel, an Amsterdam trip is considered incomplete. Hostel has a multilingual staff, round the clock access to wifi, lockers and every other amenity one accepts from a top class hostel.

Location- The current hostel scenario is full of hostels with similar designs but this is not the case with the Bulldog hostel, which was built with love and care by locals. It is located in the heart of the city with The Red Light District at a walking distance and with most fun and exciting crowd. Public Transport is not required as one can easily walk or bike the whole city.

Value for Money-This hostel provides Lounge Bar which is among the best in the town, where one can meet people across the globe, drink a little, smoke a bit and discuss life and it’s meaning. There is also a beautiful roof top terrace, with breathtaking view of Oude Kerk.

Why to visit- The hostel has a rooftop and remains open till late in the night. You can always relax with a beer from the bar and enjoy the chilly night sky!

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Meininger Amsterdam City West

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Theme- Hostel has the classic Amsterdam flair in case of architecture with an Old Master -style art lobby and massive clobs behind the door. 

Location- Hostel is at a very optimum location with Sloterdijk transport hub just a couple of minutes away and the railway station also at a walking distance. This location is perfect point to start your exploration of Amsterdam.

Value for money-  Hostel is located at the Slotedijk, the transport hub of Amsterdam. Sloterdjik covers all kind of public transport, be it trains, busses etc. From this hub, hostel is just a five minute walk. From the Schiphol airport too, hostel is 15 minute ride away.

Why to visit:  Hostel has a community hall which provides a great opportunity to meet and interact with people from all over the world. After a long day in the city, this hostel is a perfect place to sit back and enjoy.

 

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Paris

Oops Boutique Hostel

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Location– The hostel is located in the center of Paris and well served by public transport. The hostel is a 1-minute walk from Galerie des Gobelins (tapestry museum) and 5 minutes’ walk from Place d’Italie metro station.

Theme– Oops! The hostel is the first design hostel considered the most beautiful one in the world (by The Guardian). Oops Boutique Hostel is a true Parisian. It is set in a typical Haussmannian building of the 19th century, with most rooms with a view on the Pantheon. A truly local project by French architect Philippe Maidenberg and artist Daniela Millas gives invites you to dive into a colored universe, filled with lights, shapes, and textures.

Value for money– The dormitories are vibrant with bunk beds, well designed and very comfortable. Every room is en-suite (with showers, toilets inside) with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access. A free French breakfast will fuel you in the morning and kitchen facilities will allow you to regain strength after an exciting day in Paris.  The hostel staff does their best to make you spend an unforgettable stay and tell you all the tips and secrets of the beautiful city that only those from Paris are able to know!

Why to visit us– If you choose to stay in Oops hostel you can easily have beautiful romantic moments or party time in chic places. It is the ideal place for (both girls and boys) backpackers, couples and families. Surrounded by cozy restaurants and movie theaters you will feel and live like a true Parisian! With lively colors and fancy design Oops! The hostel will linger in your memory!

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The 3 Ducks Eiffel Tower by Hiphophostels

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Location:  The hostel is situated in a traditional townhouse in the 15th arr., Its a 2-minute walk from Commerce metro station and 2.5 km from the Eiffel Tower. Félix Faure, the nearest metro station, is 1-2 minute walk away.  public parking is available nearby the location. 15th arr. is a great choice for you if you are interested in tourist attractions and ancient landmarks.

Theme: The hostel is housed in a former 18th-century coaching inn and its considered as the historical monument and is protected by Les Batiments de France as such. Its Founded in 1987, consider as the oldest private hostel in France. 3 ducks are known for its lively and friendly atmosphere.

Value for Money: The hostel offers all facilities which a traveler required for staying in particular hostel. They offer Free breakfast, safe box & internet access. Staff is trained & professional. With its wonderful outside terrace and good services, the hostel is likely the most relaxed and well-designed hostel in Paris.

Why Visit: The hostel has a bar and begins with the party night after 10, so prepare for a night of fun and frolic!

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BVJ Opéra Montmartre

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Theme

BVJ Opéra-Montmartre, the first historical Paris youth hostel, manage by the 1st no-profit youth-hostelling organisation in Paris, an exceptional setting, and an amazing lobby (listed as a Supplementary Historical Monument) the BVJ Opéra Montmartre Youth Hostel, has a small private courtyard featuring a fresco and a hundred-year-old fig tree (listed in the Parcs et Jardins inventory).

Location

The BVJ Opéra Montmartre Youth Hostel is located at the very heart of the Nouvelle Athènes neighbourhood – full of theatre, shows and Parisian life – and close to the Saint-Georges area of Musée Gustave Moreau and the Eglise de la Trinité. located 1, Rue de la Tour des Dames, in the 9th district of Paris, just between the Shopping District of the National Opera House and Montmartre.

Value for Money

This hostel has a great value for money. Staff of the hostel is multilingual and is renowned to be considerate and very helpful. Hostel is the first historical Parsian hostel in Paris with a lavishing lobby and a stunning court yard. If you are looking for something where you can get a historical vibe and all modern comforts, this hostel is for you.

Why to visit

The hostel is located in the picturesque town of Paris, with scenic beauty all around. Architecture of the hostel is simply lavishing with great services and staff. This hostel is also filled with tourists from all over the world and is a heaven for someone who wants to meet new people and explore different cultures.

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Central and Eastern Europe

Central and Eastern Europe, one of the most culturally diverse parts of the world,  preserves a plethora of deep-rooted traditions. What’s more, large tracts of the area remain off the mass-tourism radar, ensuring that there is still a great deal to explore. The following ten suggestions will ensure you get the best out of this endlessly surprising region.
Bulgaria

Art Hostel ( Sofia, Bulgaria)

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Theme:  It’s a bohemian hostel right in the center of the city. Justified in its name, the hostel looks just like an art studio. While the garden is just the perfect place to unwind while traveling, the cool bar downstairs on the basement with (sometimes) a live-band is just the place for the travellers to turn it up! If you have heavy luggage, it might create a problem for you because there is a lot of staircases in the hostel. All details – graffiti, garden, every single room –  are unique and totally amazing.

Location: Located within walking distance of anything you could want in the city, it’s just the right place for travellers. Its 10-15 min taxi ride away from Sofia airport. As it is exactly located in the center of the city, there are lots of cheap and good cafés and restaurants nearby. Within 3-5 minutes of walking, there is the national theatre where you can enjoy the Bulgarian plays and just a few meters away there is one of the main shopping streets where you can get good stuff at an affordable price.

Value for Money: It’s incredibly cheap, bohemian hostel. Most of the traveler mention that they get free welcome drinks upon arrival and the breakfast in the morning. The free breakfast is a lot more than toast and jam. The bar offers you a good priced beer they have amazing private dorms. Every room is decorated with all kind of artsy stuff. Staff is welcoming and they suggest you best places to go both for some good ol’ cultural education and, of course, a good party. They have a good chill-out area which has couches, seats and even a football table. Overall, a good place for backpackers.

Why Stay :  The USP of this hostel is the unique underground bar: the drinks are good and cheap. Great music with lots of art everywhere. It’s usually packed with locals and foreigners. Don’t forget to try their free breakfast while you are there!

 

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Hikers Hostel

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Theme: This hostel is for people who wouldn’t mind climbing up the hills for a breathtaking view. It is situated on a mountain which makes the walk totally worth it. The hostel isn’t as brightly painted or have a good interior as compared to other hostels but it is quite friendly and relaxed and there is large pretty lovely yard where you can enjoy a cup of tea while watching an amazing view over hills. It’s just a small hostel with a great view and there are free wifi and books and an amazing terrace which justify its name as Hikers Hostel.

Location: This place is made for hikers. It’s an uphill walk from the tourist area to reach the hostel. It is surrounded by nature and pubs. Seven minutes away from the hostel there are waterfalls, rocks, hiking trails and a mesmerizing view apart from that there are great restaurants and bars in nearby places. You can see forts and the light show at night – you can hardly find the best place than the Hikers Hostel to view that particular light show.

Value for money: They have free breakfast, free pick-up and drop from the bus stations. Further, it has 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, and an amazing terrace. The staff is nice, their breakfast and everything else will make you feel right at home. The rooms are good and clean. Overall, it’s worth what you’re paying.

Why Stay:  If you are a hiker then it’s the place for you. Here, you can get all things which is required for hikers like living in the mountain with a good natural view, relaxed atmosphere, good food, and different hikers with whom you can share your travel stories.

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 vintage hostel

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Theme: Its very unique and brand new boutique hostel. Vintage architecture decoration and great detailing is apparent for the whole guest house. This 20th-century neoclassical building has a private patio-garden which gives you a calm and relaxing atmosphere. There you have access to 8 bright rooms, a kitchen and a lounge with each room having its own personal character and a unique designer style.

Value For Money:  The place is amazing everything is nearby, free public parking after 7 pm and private parking 100m distance 1 euro per hours. The room is good, beds and pillows are comfortable, there is 24/7 coffee, croissants, waffles available for free and there is a flat-screen TV with English movie options. Clean guesthouse, the owner is very helpful and friendly. Good hospitality.

Location:  The location is great as it is situated in central Sofia near Vitosha street and is within walking distance of all the important city landmarks – National Palace of Culture, National Theater, Sveta Nedelya Church, the art square and street Slaveikov and Rakovska, as well as two metro stations, numerous art galleries, restaurants, cafés and shops. The street is full of small restaurant, café and bars where food and drinks are available at affordable prices. Airport and other transportations are available nearby.

 Why Stay: Don’t forget to eat the delicious breakfast (you will have to pay for the breakfast, but it would be totally worth it!) Bread, pastries, meat, cheese, olives, and yogurts, apart from this, they have various complimentary snacks and chocolates everywhere. The hospitality of this hostel is not lesser than that of a luxurious hotel.

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Prague

Post Hostel

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Theme: The hostel is situated in a former post-office building and has, yes – you guessed it – a postal theme. The bunk beds and the lockers are decorated with postal stamps while the curtains are postal designed. In the reception area, they have chairs and tables for eating, working and socializing. Apart from that they also have sofa, TVs, guitars and foosball tables to let you relax with people or friends. The hostel also organizes different events on the weekend like bowling night, beer tasting at beer museum and pub crawl.

Location: Post hostel Prague is in the 2nd district Vinohrady, and just 4-5 walking distance away from Namesti Miru metro station. Its located near various restaurants and bar where drinks and food are available at an affordable price. There is a popular beer garden nearby where they arrange evening activities during the weekend. Public transport is available just around the corner. The hostel is 6 -11 min drive away from Prague national museum, Wenceslas Square and Vaclav Havel Prague Airport.

Value for Money:  Its value for money can be judged by the fact that most of the travelers give them 5 stars for their service.  Breakfast is included in your stay, you can choose between different cereals, breads, jams, and chocolate spread and of course, there is coffee, tea and juice available. There is free wifi, you can play PlayStation 4 and board games in the lobby and they offer 24 hours front desk service. The hostel has well-equipped facilities for each guest they have locker facility and there is kitchen if you want to cook your own food.

Why Stay: Apart from its postal theme you should visit this particular hostel only because of their evening events. Every day, the hostel has activities to gathers all the guests. They organize walking tour, pub crawls and drink by the river, among many others. There all events schedule you can easily find at their reception desk and bulletin boards.

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Old Prague House

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Theme: Old Prague house is an authentic example of craftsmanship and architecture of the 15th century. It is listed as a protected historical building in 1958. Because of its authenticity, it looks more like a hotel. Every room is clean and big with a kitchen where you can make tea or coffee for yourself. They have a beautiful hostel dining-hall in the center of the hostel area where delicious breakfast is served and an amazing terrace view where you can socialize with other people. The hostel shares the building with a restaurant and bistro. The restaurant offers you traditional Czech dishes while the bistro sells souvenirs and groceries.

Location: Old Prague hostel is situated in the center of the city. Czech National Theater & Charles Bridge are within 300 meter from the hostel. Old Town Square, Orloj Astronomical Clock, and Wenceslas Square are 6-8 minutes away from the old Prague house and you can reach Prague Castle within 30 minutes’ walk. There are many restaurants, bars and clubs located nearby. The nearest metro station is within 5 minutes of walking distance.

Value for money:    Old Prague House is a great place for travelers interested in history, architecture, and culture. The hostel offers you breakfast, daily housekeeping service, car and bicycle hire, shuttle for airport and a shared kitchen equipped with the refrigerator, microwave and coffee machine. Old Prague House has one of the top ratings in Prague.

Why Stay : There are many reasons to visit this particular hostel if you want to explore history and culture of Prague as most of the historical places are nearby and Old Prague house is rated as the best value for money property.

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Ping House

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Theme: Hostel’s décor is unique as it looks like a dollhouse or a small pink house. You can find lots of pink colors in the interior of the hostel. Every furniture – table, chairs, bed, and sofa – is in various shades of pink color, even the curtains, bedsheets and the pillow. You will feel like you are in a big doll house surrounded with small toys like pigs, cars and typewriter etc in the interior of the hostel. Ping House atmosphere is going to be either nostalgic or surreal for you.

Location: Ping House is located within 7-8 minutes’ walking distance from Prague national museum and its very near to some noted attractions, around a 10 to 12-minute walk from Wenceslas Square and around 1.8-2 km from Prague Astronomical Clock. All public transport such as metro, bus, and airport are nearby.

Value For Money:  Ping House is situated in a good location in Prague and the old town is 1.8 km away from the hostel. It offers you a continental or buffet breakfast. The interior of the hostel is unique in itself. Each room set has its own seating area and they have shared kitchen and luggage storage. The staff is more professional in comparison to other hostels. Overall, you can safely place your bet on this place!

Why Stay :  The unique design and architecture make this particular place different from others hostels and don’t forget to eat their delicious continental breakfast.

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Ukraine

DREAM Hostel Lviv

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Theme: Dream Hostel Lviv combines a high standard of hotels with the calm and relaxed atmosphere of hostels. They have a beautiful architecture with colorful walls and interesting attractions and art monuments. They have a wonderful café Druzi and bar where you can enjoy your amazing breakfast. There is a common area where you can socialize with other travelers. It is considered one of the largest hostels in Lviv.

Location:  Hostel is located in the center of Lviv, a 1-2 minute walk from The Armenian Cathedral and 1-minute walking distance from The Palace of Armenian Archbishops, apart from that, it’s 92 m away from Rynok Square. The Church of the Jesuit Order is 183 m from the hostel. All public transports are easily available and the nearest airport is Lviv International Airport, 6 km from the hostel.

Value for Money: It’s not just a hostel, it gives you more standard hotel vibes in term of service and interior. They offer you comfortable orthopedic mattresses, high-quality white linen, electronic lock on the door, fully equipped guest kitchen and free luggage room, free wifi, and a 24 hours reception desk. Apart from the facilities they also organize different events for guest so they can spend a wonderful evening socializing. You can have amazing breakfast in the restaurant downstairs at a discount if you stay at the hostel. Clean rooms and clean bathrooms are an added bonus.

Why Stay: You will get excellent lodging for a reasonable price. It’s great value for money deal you will get a standard hotel experience in hostel price. It’s rated as the best value for money property by travelers.

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The Babushka Grand Hostel

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Location: This hostel is situated in the heart of Odessa, within 10-15 minutes’ walk of the famous Deribasovskaya Street. There are a variety of restaurants & café serving Ukrainian cuisine, within 4-5 minutes’ walking distance from the hostel. You can rent a bike from Babushka’s 24/7 reception staff and explore Odessa’s historic city center. In just a 5-10-minute walk, sights such as The Ballet Theatre, the Odessa Opera and the Potemkin Stairs can be found. The Hotel has a great Public transport link, with both the Privoz bus stop & the Odessa Central Station only 550-600 meters away.

Theme:  The Babushka Grand Hostel feature, the stuccoed interiors, high gold gilded ceilings & crystal chandeliers are stunning. It’s styled after the palace of an 18th century Odessa aristocrat. They have two restrooms and a huge comfy communal area with couches. All dorm rooms are stunning and spacious and the private rooms are lavish and decorated with classic furniture.

Value for Money: The Babushka Grand Hostel offers free Wi-Fi, free Coffee and tea, and dorm rooms with a balcony. They have air-conditioned dormitories and you can cook food in the hostel’s common kitchen. Its situated in a good location with all public transport connectivity. Their reception staff is available for your help 24/7.

Why Stay: The building is quaint, and the living room is super nice. The hostel is clean and had great bathroom facilities. The host is very friendly and helpful and the hostel feels very secure.

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Friday Hostel

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Location: Friday Hostel in Odessa is a 15-19-minute walk from Odessa Archaeological Museum. This hostel is situated near attractions such as Odessa Theatre of Duke de Richelieu Monument, Opera, and Ballet, and Saint Panteleimon Monastery apart from that Port of Odessa is 3- 3.7 km from the hostel and the Odessa catacombs is 10-12 km away.

Theme: Rooms of Friday Hostel are exquisitely decorated to make sure maximum comfort during your stay. They have a beautiful lounge which is equipped with soft sofas, tables and a projector for a cinema evening.

Value For Money: The hostel offers you free Wifi and they also have a 24-hour front desk. The property also offers bike hire and car hire. There is a common kitchen with all the facilities where you can cook food.

Why Stay: Hostel Friday is the only hostel in Ukraine to qualify for the International Hospitality Awards 2018 as one of the top 5 hostels in Europe. Apart from that, its situated in a good location and is quite clean and well-designed with a lot of entertainment stuff (movies, video games, board games).

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Poland

Mosquito Hostel

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Location: The best-located hostel in Krakow is close to the Train Station – a 4- 5 min walk and to the Main Square – a 5-6 min walk, so you don’t need to drag your heavy luggage through the whole city while looking for your hostel. The Mosquito hostel is Located in a residential area, this peaceful hostel is a 6-7-minute walk from the 13th-century medieval Main Square and 2- 2.1 km from Wawel Castle.

Theme: It’s a modern hostel with spectacular decoration. You will find mosquitoes painted everywhere on their walls. Their interior theme is mosquito caricature which while weird, somehow works. There is a beautiful use of bright oil paints and mosquito doodles on their walls.

Value for money: The hostel offers free nightly drinks, dinners, games, and events. There is a fully equipped kitchen and they offer free laundry, free breakfast, and free Wi-Fi and Internet. We like their discounted tours of Auschwitz, the Wieliczka Salt Mines, and Zakopane. They have luggage storage & large security lockers. In this hostel, you will find a great social atmosphere, themed evenings.

Why Stay: Mosquito hostel has thought of literally everything which a backpacker needs from a hostel. It’s considered as backpackers paradise with amazing facilities where you can enjoy great food, chill out and make friends, drink your own alcohol – start out the night the right way.

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Pink Panther Hostel

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Location: The hostel is a 10-12 minutes’ walk from the beach and located only 160 m from Kraków’s Stary Rynek. It’s a  5 minutes’ walk from the Market Square, 10m from the central train station. The Wawel Royal Castle is situated within 1- 1.2 km and Galeria Krakowska Shopping Centre is within 900-950 m. Kazimierz, the old Jewish district is within 1- 1.7 km.

Theme: The hostel has a colorful décor the interior of this particular hostel is focused on black & pink. The hostel room has a simple design. The furniture of this hostel is mostly in black or pink which gives a feeling of vibrant atmosphere.

Value for money: The hostel offers you free personal lockers, Wi-Fi and tea or coffee. It’s situated in a good location with all public transport connectivity. The Hostel has a dining room and a common kitchen, as well as a lounge with a TV set. You can also get tourist information on their site, and the hostel authority can arrange tickets and they arrange evening activities such as polish night, dumpling workshop, vodka tastings.

Why Stay : If you’re Looking for the ultimate party? This hostel is the right place for you. There is various evening activity such as beer pong and wine evenings at the hostel. Every day they have a new fun activity which will make your night unforgettable.

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Retro Hostel

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Location:  The retro hostel is located in the Old Town of Poznań, 60-70 m from the historic Market Square. It is 1-2 km to Ostrów Tumski island and near to Stary Browar shopping center. It is 1-2 km from Poznań Główny Train Station. Stare Miasto District is an excellent choice for travelers interested in restaurants, food, and good ambiance.

Theme: The hostel interiors is focused on the retro theme. You can find Cadillacs, bell – bottoms, big round sunglasses, spots – those small and big ones, gramophone records (vinyl records), old radios, colorful walls. The hostel will give you solid retro vibes.

Value for Money:  Hostel offers retro theme rooms and dormitories with free Wi-Fi.  The retro hostel offers you access to a scanner and printer. There are hairdryers, an iron with an ironing board available and there are 24-hour access to coffee & tea in the shared kitchen. Apart from that the hostel has professional staff and is situated in a good location.

Why visit:   This hostel also has one of the best-rated locations in Poznań! Guests are happier about it compared to another hostel in the area. The theme of the hostel will give you nostalgic feeling and make your trip memorable.

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Southern Europe

Southern Europe is home to one of the oldest cities in the world. Athens, Santorini, Rome and much more. From a rich cultural heritage to a fun and lit nightlife to flee markets with cool artefacts, Southern Europe has it all. Demography wise too, Southern Europe offers it all. From cool beaches to picteresque mountains. So, if your tribe is looking for something which is cool and classy at the same time. Don’t look further than Southern Europe
Athens

Athenstyle

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Theme:  A chilled out place for bunch of young souls with a rooftop cafe and a bar to have fun. Have a drink at the rooftop bar and enjoy the majestic view of  Acropolis. Hostel has a lively vibe with various painted murals at the reception and hostel rooms. Monastiraki is located in the walking distance and has a famous flea market. Athenstyle also offers yacht service for a whole week to visit places such as Hydra, Poros, Spetses and many more. It is also a part of credible Europe’s Hostels Association.

Location: Location of Athenstyle is optimal for travelers. It is only 19.9 km from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Ancient Agora of Athens is at a walking distance from the hostel. Neighboring places like Pssiri and Gazi are the hub for city’s nightlife. There is also a magnificent Technopolis performance and traditional art in these areas. One can get immersed in the art during morning hours and have a great party during dark.

Value for Money:  Experience sailing on a yacht for an entire week and visit places like Hydra, Poros, Spetses, Perdika, Nafplio and Porto-Heli. Time flies in Athenstyle with a picturesque town, beautiful harbour and people coming from all over the world. Staff of the hostel is very helpful and the services provided are top-rated.

Why Stay:  A week will go by in between swims in crystal clear waters, picturesque harbors, bay sunsets, cafes and restaurants with local delicacies, relaxing and sunbathing and making new friends. No sailing experience is required for joining, however you will have some good experience of how boat life is at the end of the week!

                                                                                                                 

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Students and Travellers Inn

 

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Theme: With just 15 km away from Eleftherios Venizelos Intl Airport, it is easily accessible and is at a walking distance from Acropolis. In the immediate surroundings, one would get to visit traditional streets of Kydathineon. This street offers souvenir shops, artifacts, Byzantine Churches, taverns. There are also famous landmarks in the vicinity like Classical Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus and much more. With vicinity to Acropolis, it is a hub of foreign visitors. One would get to meet people of different cultures.
Location: With just 15 km away from Eleftherios Venizelos Intl Airport, it is easily accessible and is at a walking distance from Acropolis. In the immediate surroundings, one would get to visit traditional streets of Kydathineon. This street offers souvenir shops, artifacts, Byzantine Churches, taverns. There are also famous landmarks in the vicinity like Classical Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus and much more. With vicinity to Acropolis, it is a hub of foreign visitors. One would get to meet people of different cultures.
Value for Money: The Students and Traveller Inn has a 24 hour service and facilities including hot showers, laundry service (done within hours!), vending   machines for quick cold drinks and beers, telephones, taxi service, free computers, free Wi-Fi, free maps, free wake-up calls, lockers, locks, safety deposit, book exchange, chess, backgammon, playing cards and a wide screen TV in the courtyard.

Why Stay: Ideal location with respect to restaurants, many good restaurants around. Availability of Syntagma square train. Highly recommended. The location is really close to the ancient monuments in Athens. The place is full of international travelers and is a perfect place for someone who wants to meet new kind of people and explore different cultures.

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City Circus

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Theme:  If a roof terrace with a stunning view of the Acropolis sounds like your kind of thing, you need to stop by at the City Circus. Just a five-minute walk from the Monisteraki and 20 minutes from the Acropolis, you’ll be right in the heart of the most happening city in Greece. Newly renovated and home to a delicious breakfast, the notoriously friendly staff will make sure you’re always comfortable and you know where you’re going (very useful in a confusing city like Athens). They also have air conditioning in their rooms.

Location:  Just a five-minute walk from the Monisteraki and 20 minutes from the Acropolis, you’ll be right in the heart of the most happening city in Greece. All the major landmarks and flea markets are just round the corner.

 Value for money : City Circus is a cozy-design hostel with a total of 19 rooms, fit to accommodate a wide variety of needs at reasonable prices. City Circus has wooden floors and painted ceilings in this neoclassical building and then dressed it up with antiques, retro furniture and wall art by local talent.

Why Stay:  With the cool Psirri neighborhood as a backdrop, this is no doubt about it being one unique setting for exploration. And, after you’ve seen it all in Athens, City Circus the ideal spot to rest your wandering feet and dreamy head. After all the hustle-bustle is completed, this hostel is the perfect place to relax yourself on the rooftop bar with people from all over the world.

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Santorini

Fira Backpackers Palace

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Theme:  As the name suggests this hostel is located in the capital of Santorini Island. This is a stylish hostel. The architecture of hostel is also in a traditional style which gives it a royal vibe. This hostel is also in walking distance from main Bus station of Santorini and main square of Fira town. Some traditional cuisine is also on the offer like Fava.

Location:  This hostel is located in the capital of Santorini and is at a walking distance from the main bus station of Santorini and Fira square and beautiful Caldera Cliffs.

Value for Money:  This hostel has great rankings from almost all the review sites. Due to its location and pricing, this place is best for young travelers. Car and motor rentals are also provided. For site-seeing, Caldera Cliffs is a must.

Why Stay:  Visit the place for its reasonable prices, beautiful Caldera Cliffs and beautiful architecture of the hostel. Services provided by the hostel are top-notch with quite dependable and high-rated staff.

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Anny Studios – Perissa Beach

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Theme: Anny studios is a brand new building with private studios for accommodation upto 8 people. This place has a swimming pool with a snack bar, TV room with an extensive collection of 100s of DVDs. This place is designed keeping in mind the needs of Young backpackers. This place in general has a cool vibe and with lot of foreign tourists coming in, a great place to interact with new people and learn about new cultures.

Location: This hostel is located at the centre of Perissa, one of the most popular places to visit in Santorini island. For beach lovers it is a great place. It’s only 30 m away from the beach which is famous for its infinite black sand, dark blue waters and one can enjoy all kind of water sports like diving, snorkeling etc. There are also ton of restaurants, cocktail bars and clubs all around the Perissa beach.

Value for money: This hostel is a great place to stay. But other than that it also offers a swimming pool with a snack bar next to it, extensive collection of movies, one can watch for free. They also offer car and motor rentals, tour around the volcano and many other amenities at a reasonable price.

Why Stay: Perissa is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Santorini island. This place has loads of international tourists coming. It is a great place to meet new and different kind of people, experience different cultures. Perissa Beach is also around the corner where one can enjoy a range of water sports.

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Santorini Breeze Studios

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Theme:  This hostel has an unique architecture with a whitewashed building in typical Cycladic Style. This hostel is located in quiet and peaceful area of Perissa. This hostel offers free book exchange, free wifi, range of water sports, and horse riding. Accomodation provided is simple yet very pleasant for travellers

Location:  Fira Town and Santorini Airport are just at a distance of a 10 minute drive. This hostel is at a walking distance from the elegant black beach of Santorini.

.Value for Money:  Accommodation provided is simple, affordable and pleasant. the hostel has soundproofed rooms, air-conditioning and heating facilities, private kitchenettes, and even a private balcony. There are also facilities for the disabled. Provisions like free parking, luggage storage are also offered.

Why to visit: If one wants to enjoy a very vibrant nightlife, it is a perfect place with Perivolos beach just 250m away from the hostel. There is also a bar and a garden to relax in.

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Rome

Palladini Hostel

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Theme:  Palladini Hostel is located in one of the most vibrant and historic places of the world i.e. Rome. Hostel has a modern decor, spacious lounge and rooms. Staff in the hostel is multilingual and is in your service 24 hours a day. Other than this hostel is a very safe place with various surveillance mechanisms installed.

Location: Hostel is in 300m distance from Termini station. Colosseum, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican, Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel are all in walking distance from the hostel.

Value for money: This hostel is located in one of the most historic places in the world that in itself makes it a must visit. The staff of the hostel is also quite competent – multilingual and is always there to assist. Basic amenities like ATM machines, grocery stores, post offices are nearby.

Why Stay: Decor of the hostel is modern, to say the least with spacious rooms and a vibrant lounge area. All the major tourist locations are 10-15 minutes away. This place has tourists coming from all over the world. So, it is a great place to interact with new people.

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Alessandro Palace and Bar

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Theme:  This hostel is highly rated by review sites. It has many basic services and amenities at a very reasonable price. This hostel has many International Travellers from all over the world.

Location: This hostel is at a closeby distance from airport and is perfect for tourists who have morning flights. Many historic places and major tourist locations are at a walking distance from the hostel. The hostel is 5 minutes on foot from the terminal.

Value for money:  The hostel offers free wifi, free city maps, 24-hour reception, air-conditioned rooms, an on-site bar, rooftop terrace, and a very competent and helpful staff.

Why Stay: This place is best for tourists who want to mingle with people of different nationalities, along with it there are weekly rooftop and terrace events, social lounge with Saturday T.V. Also, the nightlife of this region is amazing.

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Hostel Alessandro Downtown

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Theme: Hostel Alessandro Downtown is continuing the tradition started by Alessandro hostels and has designed their services according to budget-minded backpackers. Rooms in the hostel are spacious and have great architecture.

Location: Hostel is located between Termini station and colosseum and is in walking distance from many of the Rome’s historic sights like Colosseum, Roman forum, shopping mecca i.e Spanish steps, Trevi Fountain and Via Veneto.

Value for money: Services provided by Hostel Alessandro Downtown are at a reasonable price like bed linen, lockers in dorm rooms, spacious lounge with a widescreen T.V and an easy access to the historical monuments in the city.

Why Stay: This hostel carries the legacy of Alessandro Hostels forward and is an ideal place for young backpackers. Services provided are of top notch at a reasonable price. The region also has a great nightlife.

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Malta

Hostel Malti

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Theme: Hostel Malti is a converted Maltese town dating back to around 200 years. Trips are organised to Blue Lagoon, Gozo and Valletta during summer months. The four bright and airy dormitory rooms in the hostel are named Sea, Sand, Sun and Surf and are equipped with individual lockers for use.

Location: Hostel Malti is located in St. Julians and is at a very optimal location with an airport and a bus station nearby. From the airport, Hostel Malti is just one bus ride of 15 minutes away. There are numerous beautiful beaches round the corner and many ferries are available to give you a beautiful ride.

Value for money – Sun deck, BBQs, Jacuzis are some of the many facilities available to our guests. Hostel has a chilled out terrace where travelers from all over the world meet up and can unwind after a long day of travel. In order to have a nice and pleasant morning, the hostel has a fully equipped open kitchen where you can go for a quick fry or a healthy fruit salad.

Why Stay : This hostel has people coming from all over the world and can be a great place to meet and explore new cultures. Terrace meetups in the hostel are very relaxing and famous among the travellers. If you are looking for a hostel which can give you a feel of history as well as the facilities of modern times, go for it.

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Two Pillows Boutique Hostel

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Theme : Two Pillows Boutique Hostel is the first Boutique hostel in Malta and is located in the heart of Malta. The hostel is not limited to being a hostel for youth only. It has guests coming in from every range, starting from young backpackers, couples, families and retired couples. As the hostel is a boutique hostel, design has played a very important role. The hostel has a modern architecture with authentic features which includes limestone walls and a lovely staircase.

Location:  The hostel is located in the very center of Silema, which is one of the peaceful locations in Malta. The hostel is a 2-minute walk from the beach. All the bars, cafes and restaurants are also within walking distance from the hostel. The hostel can be conveniently reached by bus station and the nearby airport.

Value for money: The rooms have silent air conditioning and complimentary wifi. The hostels have spacious common areas with BBQs on weekends, modern kitchen, common room with 50 inches LED TV and a book exchange. The beds in the hostels are considered to be the best hostel beds. If guests want their trip to be more luxurious they can opt for more luxurious studio apartments.

Why Stay:  This hostel has a variety of people coming from all over the world and of all age groups. Location is one of the biggest advantages of the hostel with some great beaches and lidos just a 5 minute walk away. Some of the great historical monuments of Malta are also around the corner. All of the major tourist attractions are connected by bus and can be easily reached.

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 Hostel 94

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Theme : Hostel 94 is a charming town house converted into a hostel offering leisure and style. Hostel is famous for its charming architecture and great services with very helpful and considerate staff. The main attraction of this hostel is it’s proximity to Silema seafront and beaches. The architecture of the hostel is beautiful with a very charming vibe.

Location – Hostel is located just 50 m from Silema seafront and beaches. Popular night spots like bars, cafes are also within walking distance from the hostel. Silema shopping center is also on a walking distance from the hostel. Hostel is very convenient to reach by the bus station.

Value for money : Living area of the hostel offers cable TV, kitchen, dining area, free wifi, roof terrace for sunbathing and relaxation, Beds have reading lights and lockers. All rooms have air conditioners. Facilities and services provided by the hostel are top notch with a very helpful and amicable staff. All the major nightclubs and partyhouses are nearby and one is guaranteed to have a great time.

Why Stay:  Hostel 84 is at a walking distance from Silema seafront and beaches and close to the local famous nightspots. Location in itself makes the hostel must visit. Here people from all over the world arrive and one has a chance to meet people from different cultures and expand their horizons.

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Some Useful Tips

  1. Always be sure about the location of the hostel from the nearest airport , bus station  etc. Being lost in a completely new city can be a baffling experience.
  2. Read Hostels booking and other policies carefully before final booking.
  3. Do not forget to bring your earplugs and a sleep mask, because there will always be one in the adjoining or the same room snoring super loud or someone who has a habit of sleeping with table lamp on. As they say Prevention is better than cure.
  4. Always book hostels ahead of time during the busy season.

Europe has always been one of the most beautiful, charming and magical places to visit in the world.—from the picturesque villages of  Malta to the arctic villages in Scandinavia. Europe’s charms lie not just in the big metropolis cities but also in the small-town villages, the nature trails, the ski resorts and the Mediterranean beaches. There’s truly something for every type of traveler and in every season, too.

So, this was it folks. Its time to choose your destination, pick the hostel of your liking, pack your bags and Hakuna Matata.