Best Hostels for Solo-Female Travelers

Traveling as a female solo-traveler? Yes, that sounds like an epic plan. The perfect place to meet fellow backpackers as a solo-traveler are hostels.

There are a couple of things to keep a close eye on when picking a hostel as a female solo backpacker.

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

Make yourself familiar with all 7 different types of hostels.

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

This list is especially for the solo-traveler girls out there.

Here you can find the detailed list of hostels for male and female solo-travelers.

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 male solo-travelers.

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

All cool hostels put on a map

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.

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List of Best Hostels for Solo-Traveler Girls

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.