Best Hostels in Asia

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Welcome to the most outstanding and greatest Hostels in Asia; the 5 Star Hostels! All these hostels in Asia, including South East Asia are brought to you by Hostelgeeks.

Are these the best Hostels in Asia?

Oh YES!

All featured backpacker accommodations are Eco-friendly, design driven, unique, social, and working with great hostel staff!

If you are into social, unique and design accommodations, this is your place to be!

Put on a map: best hostels in Asia

In this map we show all 5 Star Hostels and destinations we cover. Please zoom in to Asia to have a closer look. We reviewed hostels from Japan, China, Taiwan to Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.

1 hostel per destination

We only pick the #1 hostel for all destinations.

We unbox the hostels and check all their pros and cons. For each destination, there can be only 1 hostel a 5 Star-Awarded Hostel. This is your shortcut to your hostel-picks, saving you lots of time in your accommodation research.

And for sure, it gives you the security of a top-hostel choice without any bad surprises.

Update: We now cover as well curated 3-best hostels guides to cities with no 5 Star Hostels. Destinations with no 5 Star Hostel are Tokyo, Kyoto, Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing.

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How to book Hostels in Asia?

In every destination guide and hostel review we give you the options to book (Hostelgeeks does not offer a booking service).

All 5 Star Hostels are cheaper when booking through the official website. We give you the direct access so you can save some travel-money. Hurray!

For the other hostel-destination guides we give you the most popular booking platforms, and ways to get better prices. The websites are:

Read our guide on how to book hostels (with websites to use)

Hostels in Asia for Solo-Travelers and Couples

We narrowed it down for you.

Whether you are traveling with your partner and want to socialize, or you are one of the brave solo-travelers.

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Hostel Guide

We know so many hostels in Asia, we actually stayed in so so many hostels across the world. We are traveling since 2007, staying in the coolest places around. Therefore, we decided to put together this list of great Asian Hostels.

And not just that.

We also created a big guide to Hostels.

We will show you how to book your hostel in a smart way, what to take into account and more smart tips.

Here you find ALL our articles about hostels.

The most important articles to read are:

Other 5 Star Hostels

Besides the best hostels in Asia, we also put together the best hostels in the world.

We stayed in a former winery in Santorini, in a former jail-now 5 Star Hostel, and many more. And we share all of those unique budget accommodations with you.

You can find all top-notch hostels around the world with us: Show me all 5 Star Hostels.

So, here we go. From CoWorking Spaces, 5 Star Hostel-Resorts to Female-Only hostels.

Collection of the best hostels in Asia

Destination not listed?

That simply means there is currently no 5 Star Hostel. Make sure you check out our guides "best hostels in". Here we cover many more destinations.

Still not found? Then please let us help you. Just drop us a line and include a fun travel pun!

We will send you over a handpicked hostel recommendation.

Hostel Packing List

Okay, after finding all these super cool places, it’s time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack.

Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you need to pack.

The main things to pack are:

Read the full packing list here.

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Staying up to date

This list of the best Asian Hostels, the 5 Star Hostels, will always stay up to date.

We will keep adding all the greatest budget accommodations across the world. Whether it is a Design Hostel, Boutique Hostel, Eco or Green Hostel - we will have a close look on these backpacker accommodations.

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