Best Backpacker Hostels in the World

There are many legendary backpacker hostels in the world. We usually focus more on the best hostels and the party hostels. Yet, we felt this category deserves our attention, too.

Here we list the world’s coolest hostels for backpackers.

They are more budget-friendly and cater to anyone who wants to save money on accommodation and socialize.

Backpacker Guides you need to read:

We have actually stayed in so, so many hostels across the world. Our whole team is traveling and staying in the coolest places around. Therefore, we decided to put together this list of the greatest hostels on the planet. And not just that. We also created a big 101 guide to hostels.

We will show you how to book your hostel the smart way, what to take into account, and more smart tips. Here you find ALL our articles about hostels.

Here are 3 hostels-101 articles we highly recommend reading:

How to Be the Worst Hostel Guest Ever? Here is your 22-Steps Recipe
15 Essential Tips for Booking Hostels (incl. Apps, Discounts and Hacks) – The Starter Guide

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Put your backpack on and get ready to stretch your money as far as we possibly can. This is your chance to see the world.