Hopewell Lodge - Hidden paradise with lush gardens

Hopewell Lodge

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

It didn’t take us long to realize that the Hopewell Lodge in Marlborough Sounds in the South Island of New Zealand is definitely worth becoming one of the 5 Star Hostels. After The Jugglers Rest, the first 5 Star Hostel in New Zealand, we were looking around for some other unique accommodations. ... More about Hopewell Lodge Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

We Crocifieri in Venice - a full review

We Crociferi

Venice, Italy

Hostelgeeks visited and stayed at We Crociferi back in May, and brought back a bunch of photos and impressions. We are your independent gateway to the worlds unique hostels, the 5 Star Hostels. Around Venice, you can visit as well Bologna with its We_Bologna, another 5-Star-rated accommodation on a budget. ... More about We Crociferi Venice, Italy

Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof

Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof

Interlaken, Switzerland

You are going to be as impressed as we are! The new 5 Star Hostel in Interlaken ticks all the boxes of an outstanding hostel and accommodation. We like to say “it does not rain water in Interlaken, it rains paragliders”. Just keep your heads up, with a camera in ... More about Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof Interlaken, Switzerland

Bread and Jam Hostel - Bali Essence with a true Home Feeling

Bread & Jam Hostel

Kuta, Bali

Bread and Jam Hostel Bali opened its doors back in October 2015. Little by little the team started to learn more about their guests. They kept curious, continuously learning and improving. Only 1 year after opening they are at the top of their game, Bread&Jam Hostel is the only 5 ... More about Bread & Jam Hostel Kuta, Bali

Mosaic House Prague - Eco Design Hostel with 5 Star Quality

Mosaic House

Prague, Czech Republic

Welcome to the Mosaic House in Prague! When you arrive in the large reception area at Mosaic Hostel, you’ll be greeted by the friendly staff and you will notice the big common area with its very own stage. We are Hostelgeeks, your independent shortcut awarding hostels as 5 Star Hostels. From ... More about Mosaic House Prague, Czech Republic

5 Star Hostel Ecomama in Amsterdam - Upcycled WOW-Factor

Ecomama Hostel

Amsterdam

The huge vintage-styled common area including a big kitchen, cozy seating area, and even a tepee for having out. It is the perfect place to meet your fellow travelers. And the uniqueness of the green Ecomama hostel continues inside its sleeping rooms. The dorms and private rooms come in a creative, ... More about Ecomama Hostel Amsterdam

Superbude St. Pauli, Feeling Hamburg at the 5 Star Hostel

Superbude St. Pauli

Hamburg, Germany

We are Hostelgeeks, and we are passionate about unique hostels. And not just that. We love hostels with character, this feeling and this lil bit of extra that makes an accommodation simply stand out. The Superbude St Pauli in Hamburg is such a place. Welcome to the most amazing Hostels in the world: ... More about Superbude St. Pauli Hamburg, Germany

Beimen WOW Poshtel - 60s hotel turns into 5 Star Hostel

Beimen WOW Poshtel

Taipei City, Taiwan

It comes with a small and a big wow. If you are looking for a fabulous hostel in Taiwan, you have just found the right place to be. The 5 Star Hostels, including Beimen WOW Poshtel, are awarded by Hostelgeeks, an independent platform designed to bring you the world‘s greatest ... More about Beimen WOW Poshtel Taipei City, Taiwan

Valencia Lounge Hostel - New Reception Concept & Contemporary Design

Valencia Lounge Hostel

Valencia, Spain

Valencia Lounge Hostel is a small, intimate boutique hostel. With only 11 rooms, the 5 Star Hostel caters for the millennial traveler looking for a unique, tranquil experience. Valencia Lounge Hostel is located right in the centre Valencia’s old town. We are Hostelgeeks, your independent network of 5 Star Hostels. ... More about Valencia Lounge Hostel Valencia, Spain

SPIN Designer Hostel in El Nido - Surfing and Sleeping in Paradise

Spin Designer Hostel

El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines

SPIN Designer Hostel has done a fantastic job with its green efforts, and no doubt you will notice as soon as you enter. Alongside this, their fabulous SPIN team have an array of outdoor adventures for you to try – cliff climbing, hiking, island hopping, surfing, you name it! Walk ... More about Spin Designer Hostel El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines

The Share Hotels Hatchi Kanazawa - because sharing is beautiful!

The Share Hotels Hatchi Kanazawa

Kanazawa, Japan

If you are looking for a fabulous hostel in Japan, you have just found the right place to be. The staff at The Share Hotels Hatchi Kanazawa love to show off everything local, including the food, artists‘ work and their culture. The available communal space in the basement is the place to ... More about The Share Hotels Hatchi Kanazawa Kanazawa, Japan

The Jugglers Rest - Fairytale meets Circus in New Zealand

Jugglers Rest

Picton, New Zealand

Located in the charming town of Picton in the “Heart of the Marlborough Sounds”, Jugglers Rest is the perfect spot for hiking, relaxing and watching artistic performances. A last warning before you enter – The risk of falling in love with this enchanting hostel is high and you may find ... More about Jugglers Rest Picton, New Zealand

Hostel Ruthensteiner in Vienna - Intellectuals refugees and open arms

Hostel Ruthensteiner

Vienna, Austria

If you are looking for a fabulous hostel in Vienna, you have just found the right place to be. The 5 Star Hostels, including Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna, are awarded by Hostelgeeks, an independent platform designed to bring you the world‘s greatest hostels. Based on transparent criteria, the 5 Star Hostels ... More about Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna, Austria

Puli Center Center Hostel - Artsy Hostel in the Heart of Taiwan

Puli Center Center Hostel

Puli Township, Nantou County, Taiwan

The Puli Center Center Hostel is an accommodation we at Hostelgeeks have been very curious about.The name alone of this particular hostel has serious character – skip to criteria #2 design to find out more. The 5 Star Hostels, including Puli Center Center Hostel, are awarded by Hostelgeeks, an independent platform ... More about Puli Center Center Hostel Puli Township, Nantou County, Taiwan

Hostel Ole in Alicante - Culture immersion in a 5 Star Hostel

Hostel Ole

Alicante, Spain

Hostel Ole Alicante will do everything in their power to provide that home-away-from-home feeling. But that isn’t to say new experience and excitement is lost. At Hostel Ole in Alicante you can join tours or explore at your leisure; the staff are eager to help either way. Just as in ... More about Hostel Ole Alicante, Spain

Memory Hostel - Fire-spitting Dragon and Million Tiles in Da Nang

Memory Hostel

Da Nang, Vietnam

The Memory Hostel is a remarkable budget accommodation, perfect for every traveler looking for a unique hostel with character. We will introduce you the accommodation in Da Nang, a large city in the center of Vietnam, located right on the coast at the opening end of the Han River. We are ... More about Memory Hostel Da Nang, Vietnam

Gili Castle in Trawangan, a 6m jump into the pool

Gili Castle

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

If you are looking for a fabulous hostel in Indonesia by the beach, look no further; Gili Castle is the place to be. All 5 Star Hostels, including Gili Castle, are awarded by Hostelgeeks, an independent platform designed to deliver the world’s greatest hostels. Based on transparent criteria, the 5 Star ... More about Gili Castle Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Wallyard Concept Hostel - 5 Star Hostel with 100% Berlin

WALLYARD CONCEPT HOSTEL

Berlin

And not just that. We noticed something even better! The WALLYARD CONCEPT HOSTEL reflects the typical and modern Berlin from the bottom to the top. It is located in a former factory and when you sit down in the morning to have your good morning sip of coffee, you will ... More about WALLYARD CONCEPT HOSTEL Berlin

The famous Swanky Mint Hostel Bar

Swanky Mint Hostel

Zagreb, Croatia

“Swanky” might not be the first word you’d associate with anything housed in a former industrial factory, but once you’ve stepped inside here, you’ll see why it’s the perfect word for this hip Zagreb Hostel. After all, we are talking here about 5 Star Hostels! We are Hostelgeeks, a website ... More about Swanky Mint Hostel Zagreb, Croatia

Car or Giants Room? Creative Lollis Homestay in Dresden

Lollis Homestay

Dresden, Germany

Lollis Homestay is the 5 Star Hostel in Dresden, and an authentic mirror of the city and neighborhood it’s nestled in. Alternative, unique and social from your very first step inside the hostel up to the highest floor. Their common area on the ground floor is the perfect hotspot to ... More about Lollis Homestay Dresden, Germany

Oxotel Chiang Mai - WOW-Hostel and WOW-Café!

Oxotel Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand

We at Hostelgeeks collect and award 5 Star Hostels all over the world. For each destination, we only pick the one stunning hostel you can fall in love with. Find all official 5 Star Hostels here. There are more 5 Star Hostels across Thailand, including boutique-styled hostels and smiley friends: Happynest ... More about Oxotel Chiang Mai Chiang Mai, Thailand

Hektor Design Hostel in Tartu - Minimal design, maximum effect!

Hektor Design Hostel

Tartu, Estonia

The young and vibrant student city of Tartu now has its very own 5 Star Hostel. We are Hostelgeeks, and we award 5 Star Hostels all over the world. There are more remarkable hostels around Tartu. In Riga in Latvia you can find the Seagulls Garret Hostel, a cool accommodation kept ... More about Hektor Design Hostel Tartu, Estonia

Rambutan Townsville -The hottest 5 Star Hostel with Swimming Pool

Rambutan Townsville

Townsville, Australia

Here at Hostelgeeks we are keen to introduce you to Rambutan Townsville. A hot paradise for solo-traveler, couples, campers looking for the coolest accommodation in Townsville. With settings this stylish, you might feel like you’ve accidentally gotten a crazy good deal at a fancy accommodation. In fact, that’s what some ... More about Rambutan Townsville Townsville, Australia

Seagulls Garret Hostel - at the seashore + secret terrace!

Seagulls Garret Hostel

Riga, Latvia

What better way to wake up than in a beautiful European city with the sound of seagulls flying overhead? It can only get better if you’re sleeping in an incredibly cool place – and if you’re staying at the Seagulls Garret Hostel, you’ll be in luck! This homey-feeling hostel is ... More about Seagulls Garret Hostel Riga, Latvia

Mountain Hostel Tarter - Design Hostel in an old farm

Mountain Hostel Tarter

El Tarter, Andorra

The Mountain Hostel Tarter is located in El Tarter, a small village in the north-eastern part of Andorra. Offering only 9 super-cosy rooms, this chic hostel is a perfect home-base for exploring Andorra. The main common area is kept to resemble an actual living room to help you slow down ... More about Mountain Hostel Tarter El Tarter, Andorra

With Inn Hostel Kaohsiung - Smallest 5 Star Hostel in the world!

同.居 With Inn Hostel

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Wake up with the smell of a fresh breakfast and coffee in the morning. Throughout With Inn Hostel you’ll find stylish chairs, handmade chipboard furniture. And when entering the hostel, you’ll see the big logo of With Inn Hostel at the facade. There is something special about it. The logo ... More about 同.居 With Inn Hostel Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Caveland Santorini Hostel, a magical Place!

Caveland Santorini

Santorini, Greece

WOW – this is usually the first reaction to the former winery, and now 5 Star Hostel Caveland Santorini. Have you ever slept in a cave? Okay okay, we have to calm down, the Caveland Santorini Hostel is pretty special for many reasons. We at Hostelgeeks are excited to share ... More about Caveland Santorini Santorini, Greece

We_Bologna Hostel - 5 Star Hostel and Paradise for the Food-Lover

We_Bologna Hostel

Bologna, Italy

We love undiscovered destinations! And Bologna is certainly one of those destinations that has managed to keep its authentic vibe. Here a piece of Italian culture can still be enjoyed. Welcome to We_Bologna Hostel, a brand new Italian-handmade Hostel in the heart of Bologna. We at Hostelgeeks had a look ... More about We_Bologna Hostel Bologna, Italy

Palmers Lodge Hillspring

Palmers Lodge Hillspring

London

Do you fancy an outstanding Hostel in London? We at Hostelgeeks are very excited to announce the Palmers Lodge Hillspring Hostel as a 5 Star Hostel in London. Palmers Lodge Hillspring was fully refurbished from being first a police academy, to a hotel and then finally to the striking hostel ... More about Palmers Lodge Hillspring London

Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse, 5 Star Hostel in Hobart

Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse

Hobart, Tasmania

We are delighted to announce Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse in Tasmania as a 5 Star Hostel in Australia. Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse is THE place to stay if you’re traveling to Hobart…or actually, if you’re traveling to Tasmania in general. This charming hostel in Hobart opened in 2014, and has won multiple ... More about Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse Hobart, Tasmania

TheBackpack Hostel in Cape Town - Eco 5 Star Hostel

The Backpack

Cape Town, South Africa

We are Hostelgeeks, your independent shortcut to the worlds best hostels. All hostels we introduce you to, fit the transparent criteria of a 5 Star hostel-typed accommodation. Also, in Namibia, you can find the Tsumeb Backpackers, a wonderful accommodation and the perfect point to start your Africa travels. In addition, ... More about The Backpack Cape Town, South Africa

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage, the 5 star hostel in London

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage

London

Let us proudly introduce the Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage Hostel as our new 5 Star Hostel in London! The city of London is a serious British attraction and we at Hostelgeeks have worked hard to find you the hippest and coolest hostel in London to make your stay an even more ... More about Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage London

We Hostel Design - famous design Hostel inside a 1910-mansion

WE Hostel Design

São Paulo, Brazil

WE Hostel São Paulo is a relative newcomer on the Sao Paulo hostel scene, having only opened its doors in 2012. This boutique hostel is all about a mix of comfort, style, and fun here, so that you can get the most out of the vibrant Brazilian city while still enjoying ... More about WE Hostel Design São Paulo, Brazil

5 Star Hostel in Cluj The Spot Cosy Hostel

The Spot Cosy Hostel

Cluj, Romania

Cluj, Romania has been declared the European Youth Capital of 2015, and if there’s one place you should stay to get in touch with the city’s unique vibe, then it’s the Spot Cosy Hostel. Featuring bright colors, wooden floors, and art painted on the walls from local artists, this cheery ... More about The Spot Cosy Hostel Cluj, Romania

Backstay Hostel Ghent - 5 Star and so-called Newspaper Hostel

Backstay Hostel

Ghent, Belgium

The particular neighborhood you’ll find Backstay Hostel in has a reputation for being the artsy area of town where major festivals happen. That’s just another one of the many reasons you may want to consider staying at this special accommodation when visiting. The city of Ghent in Belgium ticks all the boxes for travelers ... More about Backstay Hostel Ghent, Belgium

Superbude St. Georg in Hamburg - 5 Star Hostel

Superbude St Georg

Hamburg, Germany

Superbude St. Georg is a hip hostel located in a quieter part of Hamburg, which is still close to the city centre. With several amazing common areas, this is the perfect place for families or larger groups. A roof terrace, a cinema, and a little gym including a ping-pong table, ... More about Superbude St Georg Hamburg, Germany

5 Star Hostel in Santa Teresa - Casa Zen Guesthouse

Casa Zen Guesthouse

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

In Casa Zen you can join Yoga lessons right on the hostel terrace (the Yoga Deck) or take one of several different tours around Santa Teresa. Apart from a complimentary healthy breakfast each day, you have free Wi-Fi (yeah, we know you!), and a well-equipped kitchen. You can even find ... More about Casa Zen Guesthouse Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Sustainable 5 Star Hostel in Seville - The Nomads Hostel Seville

The Nomad Hostel

Sevilla

The Nomad Hostel in Seville is truly a 5 Star Hostel, recommended for solo-travelers, couples and families alike. Opened in August 2014, the Nomad Hostel captured the hearts of travelers and backpackers right away. The accommodation offers a warm social environment to slow down, have a rest, and connect with ... More about The Nomad Hostel Sevilla

5 Star Hostel Bed and Be in Córdoba, Spain

Bed and Be Hostel

Córdoba, Spain

Hop out onto the rooftop terrace and have your cereal or bread while overlooking Córdoba’s majestic skyline. Last but not least, this 5 Star Hostel organizes several awesome events on its rooftop terrace. Eat some sushi made by the most famous sushi-chef in town, dance to some music by local ... More about Bed and Be Hostel Córdoba, Spain

5 Star Hostel in Malta - Hostel Jones in Sliema

Hostel Jones

Sliema, Malta

Let’s combine a great travel destination with a fantastic budget accommodation! Hostel Jones brings hostels in Malta to a new level. Managed by the local Trevor and his team, Hostel Jones offers true back-packer accommodation with plenty of comfy features. Built with more than 95% recycled Materials, the atmosphere at ... More about Hostel Jones Sliema, Malta