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?

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.

Not sure where to stay? We understand. Asia is huge, obviously. For starters, filter the map by country.

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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)

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.

We 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.

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).

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). Here is a guide on how to use Hostelworld.
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.

Find the best hostels for

solo-travellers in Asia
female solo-travellers

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:

Hostel Packing List – 23 Smart Things to pack (+ Free Download)

Are Hostels safe? 13 simple safety tips

15 easy tips for booking hostels (Websites and Promo Codes)

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 Co-Working Spaces, 5 Star Hostel-Resorts to Female-Only hostels.
Collection of the best hostels in Asia