varad inn hostel

Varad Inn Boutique Hostel and Cafe

Novi Sad, Serbia

Varad Inn Boutique Hostel is located in an original baroque style building. It was built in 1714 at the foot of the Petrovaradin Fortress. It is the only 5 Star Hostel in Novi Sad, and actually the first hostel in the city designed to accommodate today’s modern travelers. It was ... More about Varad Inn Boutique Hostel and Cafe Novi Sad, Serbia

Tsumeb Backpackers Community Hostel - Safari haven in Africa for Beginners

Tsumeb Backpackers

Tsumeb, Namibia

We are Hostelgeeks, your shortcut to the most stunning hostel-typed accommodations around the world. We collect and award 5 Star Hostels, making the decision where to stay easier for you. For each destination, we only pick the one stunning hostel you can fall in love with. Also, if you find ... More about Tsumeb Backpackers Tsumeb, Namibia

Happynest Hostel in Chiang Rai - Inspirational Haven and Typewriters

Happynest Hostel

Chiang Rai, Thailand

However, when these backpackers have a look at Happynest Hostel, they will most likely reconsider. After finding Yim Huai Khwang Hostel, the 5 Star Hostel in Bangkok, we are proud to introduce you to another excellent 5 Star Hostel in Thailand. Also if you are backpacking Thailand, there are more ... More about Happynest Hostel Chiang Rai, Thailand

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

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

Sunset Destination Hostel Lisbon and its Roof Top Swimming Pool

Sunset Destination Hostel

Lisbon, Portugal

The rooftop terrace with its swimming pool at Sunset Destination Hostel is just the tip of the iceberg. Just chill out on the rooftop terrace at the stylish Zebra Bar. Enjoy your cocktail with your new hostel friends. From Sunset Destination Hostel you can enjoy a, well, beautiful sunset over the ... More about Sunset Destination Hostel Lisbon, Portugal

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

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

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

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 Bam. “There’s nothing there,” they said. Nothing could be further from the truth. True, the place had been wrecked, but – after visiting the stunning citadel – I joined Mr. Panjalizadeh for tea in the garden of his guesthouse, seriously damaged by the earthquake and which still resembles a construction

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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

STAY Hostel Rhodes - the 5 Star Hostel in Rhodes

STAY Hostel Rhodes

Rhodes, Greece

We are Hostelgeeks, and we show you the most awesome Hostels in the world: the 5 Star Hostels! Every 5 Star Hostel fits the 5 star criteria, and we only pick one per destination. Why? So you have the shortcut to the greatest Hostels in the world. The cool STAY ... More about STAY Hostel Rhodes Rhodes, Greece

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

Makati Junction Hostel - the hipster-vibe 5 Star Hostel in Manila

Makati Junction Hostel

Makati City, Philippines

It was important for them to find the right place to create Junction Hostel. Alas, they found a new apartment building in Makati city and immediately transformed everything to create a livable-working space full of character and hipster vibes. What’s particularly memorable about Makati Junction Hostel, is that the 4 ... More about Makati Junction Hostel Makati City, Philippines

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

5 Star Hostel in Leuven Cube Hostel

Cube Hostel

Leuven, Belgium

The Cube Hostel is ideal for people hoping to connect with others with a passion for travel. With an emphasis on using entirely local providers, right down to the artists who decorated the hostel walls, Cube is all about sharing the love for Leuven. Leuven is a small, hidden gem ... More about Cube Hostel Leuven, Belgium

Marken Gjestehus Bergen, the Natural 5 Star Hostel

Marken Gjestehus

Bergen, Norway

Marken Gjestehus is a beautiful, stylish hostel in the city center of Bergen. Literally, Marken Gjestehus is located just 250m from the main train station and the pear. The private rooms and dorms at Marken Gjestehus Bergen are spacious and decorated in a warm natural theme. We especially like the cozy ... More about Marken Gjestehus Bergen, Norway

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

CODE Hostel Edinburgh - High-Tech Hostel with 5 Stars

CODE Hostel

Edinburgh, Scotland

The CODE Hostel is a modern design hostel in the New Town of Edinburgh. It is modern in the sense of design and technology as well. A fresh young design hostel meets tech-nerds, combining it to a geeky 5 Star Hostel in Edinburgh! There are no bunk beds at CODE ... More about CODE Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland

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

5+2 Secret Prague Travel Tips - Alternative Prague

5+2 Secret Prague Travel Tips – Alternative Prague

Are you looking for some personalized Prague Travel Tips? Welcome to the Geeky Guide Prague – unique Prague tips written by friends for friends! Prague is a great travel destination for everyone looking for experiencing European culture, history, architecture, and yes, beer. As you can imagine, Prague is quite popular ... read more

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

Maverick City Lodge in Budapest - 5 Sterne Hostel, Wein und Design!

Maverick City Lodge

Budapest, Hungary

We are Hostelgeeks, an independent travel brand and your shortcut to the most outstanding hostels in the world. On your way to Maverick City Lodge you can also find Hostel Ruthensteiner in Vienna, Swanky Mint Hostel in Zagreb,  and Spot Cosy Hotel in Cluj. All three hostels are awarded 5 Star Hostels introducing you ... More about Maverick City Lodge Budapest, Hungary

Short Travel Stories from Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela

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Short Travel Stories from Santiago de Compostela

We, Anna&Matt from Hostelgeeks, went to Santiago de Compostela, and beforehand we were not really sure what to expect. But we knew many pilgrims will arrive at „kilometer zero“, the spot right in front of the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. The place where people from around the world will come together, to celebrate their victory with the new friends they found along the trail. “Every time the path is the same, but the experience is different.” Alex from Montreal, Canada We talked to pilgrims in front of the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. We are keen to share with

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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

5 Star Hostel in Bangkok Yim Huai Khwang Design Hostel

Yim Huai Khwang Hostel

Bangkok, Thailand

We are proud and excited to award the Yim Huai Khwang Hostel in Bangkok as the only 5 Star Hostel in town. The excellent design of the hostel receives all the attention in the first place, and thanks to the unique welcoming vibes, the Yim Huai Khwang Hostel travelers around ... More about Yim Huai Khwang Hostel Bangkok, Thailand

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

When the Hostels Tag Line keeps its promise -BoutiQuito Hostel
Quito, Ecuador

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When the Hostels Tag Line keeps its promise -BoutiQuito Hostel

I stayed at BoutiQuito Hostel in Quito for a few nights, went away to Laguna Quilotoa for a night, and then returned. Two Americans that were there at the same time as me happened to leave when I did, and then came back on the same day as me. I arrived late at night and was relieved to see familiar faces. We laughed that we had prooved the hostel’s tag line #youwillbeback to be correct! They had just got to Ecuador and were interested to hear about where I had been so far. I had been in Montañita before coming to

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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 Quito - BoutiQuito Hostel

BoutiQuito Hostel

Quito, Ecuador

Welcome to the most beautiful and comfortable Hostel in Quito: BoutiQuito is your boutique hostel with a stunning view to the city of Quito and even a volcano! Not every hostel focuses on high-quality accommodation, right down to the mattresses and duvets. Not every hostel has fantastic views of the ... More about BoutiQuito Hostel Quito, Ecuador

Ani&Haakien Hostel in Rotterdam - 5 Star Hostel in Artsy Design

Ani&Haakien Hostel

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Great looks, and an even better style! The Ani&Haakien Hostel in Rotterdam is the one and only 5 Star Hostel in Rotterdam. Let us introduce you to a special and unique hostel in Europe. Rotterdam is located right between the popular destination of Amsterdam and the new hipster paradise of ... More about Ani&Haakien Hostel Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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

Hostel Costel in Timisoara, handmade 5 Star Hostel in a Villa

Hostel Costel

Timisoara, Romania

Every traveler is welcome at Hostel Costel and there is no age-limit. The huge garden at Hostel Costel and the numerous events including concerts and BBQs make Hostel Costel a social backpacker accommodation to enjoy life and your stay in Timisoara. We are Hostelgeeks, your independent shortcut to the worlds ... More about Hostel Costel Timisoara, Romania

5 Star Hostel Barcelona Central Garden in Barcelona

Barcelona Central Garden

Barcelona

Barcelona Central garden is a family-friendly accommodation, also recommended for couples, and solo-travelers looking for a relaxed stay in Barcelona. We are Hostelgeeks, an independent network of 5 Star Hostels. All awarded hostels fit the transparent criteria. South of Barcelona, you will find Valencia Lounge Hostel, the 5 Star Hostel ... More about Barcelona Central Garden Barcelona

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