Hostels for Solo-Travelers

Traveling solo? Get read for a life-time experience. The perfect place to meet fellow backpackers as a solo-traveler are Hostels.

We at Hostelgeeks collected a bunch of the best hostels in the world for solo-travelers. Just keep browsing, have a look around.

All of the accommodations are tested by us, and recommended by us.

This list of hostels is for all solo-traveler – male and female. Here you can find the detailed list of hostels for female solo-travelers.

All cool hostels put on a map

Guide to Hostels

Read the full Guide to Hostels to get all info you need. It covers all topics like sex in hostels and booking hacks.

Also, here are the best hostels in Europe, recommended as well for couples and solo-travellers.

Read: 18 hostel rules to build lifelong friendships in hostels.

Hostel Rules and Etiquette

Hostel Packing List

Okay, after finding all these super cool places, it’s 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 need to pack.

The main things to pack are:

  1. earplugs
  2. eye mask
  3. key chain flashlight
  4. the right backpack, the Lowe Alpine Lightflite 40 Pack
  5. packing cubes
  6. generic padlock
  7. quick-dry travel towel
  8. universal power adapter
  9. travel-sized toiletries
  10. The hostel address – written down

Read the full packing list here.

Download Hostel Packing List

List of Best Hostels for Solo-Travelers

Keep scrolling to get an idea of the best hostels for solo-travelers. Make sure you pick a social hostel. To understand what is a social hostel, check out all 7 hostel types.

All listed hostels are as well official 5 Star Hostels.