Best Hostels In – the guide

Welcome to best hostels in the world, your hostel destination guide.

Hostelgeeks shows you the most amazing Hostels in the world, based on 5 transparent criteria, the 5 Star Hostels!

For every destination we usually only highlight the best hostel in town. However, not every destination comes with a 5 Star Hostel.

Here, on Best Hostels In The World we share lists of the coolest hostels in major destinations around the globe.

Best Hostels in Tokyo, Sydney, Paris and more

In the map we highlight all 5 Star Hostels and all handpicked hostel destination guides.

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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)

Here are 3 articles we highly recommend to read:

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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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