Best Hostels in Australia and New Zealand

Welcome to the best hostels in Oceania. We will list here all the best Hostels in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
We will do the leg work for you to let you enjoy the best Hostels in Oceania with no hassle in finding them by yourself.

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We did all the leg work for you to unbox the coolest places to stay.

These hostels are recommended to solo-travelers as well as couples.

3 Simple Steps for you:

1. Pick your city
2. get the coolest hostel
3. book it (we have suggestions)

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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 be 1 hostel chosen to be 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.

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Other 5 Star Hostels
Besides the best hostels in Oceania, we also put together the best hostels in the world.

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

So, here we go.

Here are all our handpicked hostels across Oceania.
Collection of the best hostels in Oceania

Hostel Packing List

It is 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 should really throw in your backpack.

The most important things to pack are:

  1. earplugs
  2. eye mask
  3. key chain flashlight
  4. the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
  5. packing cubes
  6. generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
  7. quick-dry travel towel
  8. universal power adapter
  9. travel-sized toiletries

Read the full packing list here.

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