Hostelgeeks is your gateway to the finest hostels worldwide, the 5 Star Hostels. You will find with 1 click the best hostel in town, saving you time, headaches and money.
Hostelgeeks is designed to award 5 Star Hostels based on values and design – completely transparent and authentic. We are an independent and exclusive travel brand of the most outstanding hostels in the world.
The concept of 5 Star Hostels is unique to Hostelgeeks.com!
We simply show you the most outstanding hostel in your destinations, and only 1 hostel per destination. This makes us your shortcut to the worlds greatest hostels.
We give you several ways to book your place the cheapest way.
We are your hostel mates
Drop us a line, we will reply in person! This is no anonymous brand.
Reviewed in person
All listed hostels are visited and reviewed in person by one of our team members. This
Hostels can’t buy their way into the 5 Star Hostel collection
All listed hostels are strictly curated by our team and invite only. Furthermore, all hostels are under constant review.
Exclusive hostel offers
We give our users and fellow travelers hostel discounts.
A quick line about the founders
Hola, we are Anna and Matt, the girl and guy behind Hostelgeeks.
We are lovers of vintage & upcycled design, languages & puns, the sea & beach, hostels & travel, and the beauty of the world.
Hostelgeeks is not the typical travel blog and we are not the typical blogger. We enjoy being behind the scenes, making this blog all about the 5 Star Hostels! It’s a concept blog where we share experiences as well as outstanding accommodations.
We launched Hostelgeeks back in 2014. Ever since, our websites reaches more than 350.000 users per month (as of November 2018)
5 Star Hostels, Guides, Discounts, Stories
We do all the leg work for you so you can pick the greatest hostel to stay at. Whilst we are exploring the most beautiful hostels in the world, we also check out many unique travel tips we get. Therefore, we decided to create unique guides with recommendations only a friend would give you: food, bars, cafés and unique local things to do!
1. 5 Star Hostels
Choose your destination, and find the most awesome Hostel for your destination at 5 Star Hostels at a glance – based on transparent criteria:
- Sustainable and Eco-Friendliness
- superb design
- social vibes
- top-rated staff
2. Hostel Guide
No hostel questions should be unanswered. We put out all our knowledge to bring you our guide to hostels.
Here you can find all our articles about hostels.
Here we share
- How to book hostels and websites to use
- different hostel room types
- overview of all hostel types
- Sex in Hostels – 4 dos and donts
3. Best Hostels In – Guides
Not all destinations in the world have a 5 Star Hostel. The majority of hostels are still not in good quality. You can easily find worn-out and dirty hostels
We want to help our readers to always find the best hostel choice for their destination.
So we created the so-called “best hostels in” guides for destinations with NO 5 Star Hostel.
Find all our “Best Hostels In guides” here such as.
4. Secret city guides – tips by friends for friends
We do not enjoy boring city guides!
But we are excited about hidden gems and local secrets. We love these kind of tips a friend gives you. And this is how the Geeky Guides work!
We collect for you 5 Secret Tips in destinations across the world featuring usually
- 1 delicious restaurant (for instance a conscious restaurant including workshops in Rotterdam),
- 1 hip café, (e.g. a café in a museums style and colorful events in Paris)
- 1 fun bar (for example the craziest bar in Lisbon)
- and 2-3 more unique secret tips (like the best city beach in Barcelona).
All guides are written by us, locals and expats – people who lived and experienced the city! We try to keep our best to provide you useful information off the beaten path! And then, sometimes, we cannot keep it for ourselves and we add even more geeky tips and extra tips.
You can find all Travel Guides here.
5. Travel & hostel stories (max. 30 seconds read)
We love good stories!
And in fact we love these kind of short stories you are telling your friends back home. We are keen to share with you awesome short travel stories from travelers all around the globe.
Check ’em out at Short Travel Stories.
We are also proud to share with you our Hostel Stories – anecdotes coming directly from our travelers at the 5 Star Hostels around the world!
Press and Media Kit
Looking for the press kit?
You can download the Hostelgeeks Presskit here including logos and banners of Hostelgeeks.
Any questions? Please let us know, we usually reply fast!
Work with us
Would you love to work with us? We are working with premium hostels, tourism boards and media agencies.
Here you can find details on how to work with us.