New 5 Star Hostels

Welcome to the world’s most stunning Hostels – based on value and design! From former wineries, roof-top swimming pools, and Art galleries!

6 Secrets to Menorca (a love letter)

Ready for the beach? We love Menorca, and put together our 6 best-kept secrets for the island. This 24 seconds love letter shows the sunset in Cala Morell, Menorca. Click, and kick-back. You deserve these 24 seconds!

Secret Travel Tips by friends

We share with you secret travel tips you won't find anywhere else! Every so-called Geeky Guide has 5 unique local tips. We keep it simple and give you 1 local restaurant, 1 hip bar or café, and 3 more unique tips – 100% free to download right to your inbox.

Short Travel Stories (in less than 30 seconds)

We LOVE stories. And even more: Short, fun stories! You can find more than 100 real-life travel stories, written by us, our fellow travelers, and the 5 Star Hostels!

The power of spontaneity - College, friendship, and travel!

The power of spontaneity – College, friendship, and travel!

I live in Fullerton, California and attend CSUF with my friends. None of us knew each other before coming to college, but we were all brought together by sheer luck. Our friendships have blossomed and we have been on so many adventures together throughout the first semester of school. It ...

Get some energetic vibes in Bam - When an Earthquake hit Bam

Get some energetic vibes in Bam – When an Earthquake hit Bam

“Bam is still here!” said Mr. Panjalizadeh, owner of the Akbar Guest House in Bam, Iran. “We get energy from you people who visit us.” In 2003 a 6.6 earthquake hit Bam, devastating the city. Most of my Iranian friends thought I was crazy to drive all the way to ...

Tears from Palestine - My homage to a friends wedding

Tears from Palestine – My homage to a friends wedding

Sometimes when I’ve been on the road for a while I get so used to living in the moment, day in day out, that I don’t even realise what I am doing at the time. It’s just a spontaneous action that creates memories. When I woke up that morning, I ...

Upcoming 5 Star Hostels

Curious of what’s coming next? We keep adding the Crème de la crème of Hostels worldwide. As always, all our Hostels are:

1. Sustainable & Eco-Friendly 2. Excellent Design 3. Unique Character 4. Social Vibes 5. lovely Staff

Here is a sneak peek of upcoming 5 Star Hostels:

 

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Share the love of design. We are collecting +60 design hostels worldwide.

+60 design hostels around the world

Guide to Hostels

We know it can be hard to understand Hostels. We cover all questions about hostels you might have. Where to book hostels? What to bring? What is a hostel actually in the first place?

We are here for you to find solutions!

Creative Hostel design ideas you can steal (or get inspired by!)

13 Creative Hostel Design Ideas to steal (or get inspired by!)

Creativity! So many hostels around the world have a creative design. We at Hostelgeeks decided to collect cool hostel design ideas. Creative ideas that you can simply steal from Hostels (or, well, borrow!) for your own good. When it comes to design, there is no doubt that the 5 Star ...

Why Female Dorms? Pros and Cons of Female Dormitories

Why Female Dorms? Pros and Cons of Female Dormitories

Let us talk about Female Dorms. Nowadays many Hostels offer as well female-only accommodations. We at Hostelgeeks, Anna&Matt, love to introduce you to the world of hosteling. This article about female dorms is part of our Guide to Hostels where we cover all hostel-related topics and questions you may have. ...

What is a Hostel? 12 Hostel Definitions and 1 final answer!

What is a Hostel? 12 Hostel Definitions and 1 final answer!

It is the eternal question: What is a Hostel? The definition of a hostel can be complex and at the same time quite simple. One part is the definition of the hostel by book. The other one is the ideology. We decided to dedicate a full article to the topic of ...

Useful and Smart Travel Tips

How to travel on a budget? Where to score travel deals? And how to stay safe? We share with you useful travel tips.

Fun Things to do in Amsterdam

18 Fun Things to Do in Amsterdam (+80 ideas!)

Let’s get the Amsterdam party started! This is your super handy guide for everything you need to know for having fun in Amsterdam. And there is way more than just cycling around, visiting the red-light district and chartering a boat on the canals. After introducing you to the hilarious fun ...

18 Fun things to Do in London - Spies, Kayaking, and Tarzan

18 Fun things to Do in London – Spies, Kayaking, and Tarzan

Life it serious enough, right?! Let’s go to London and have some fun. We collected some ideas of entertaining fun things to do in London. Just browse through the list, and pick your favorite(s). We got all those fantastic ideas for things to do while we asked our fellow-travelers. Before ...