Month: May 2019

If you’re heading out on a trip anytime soon and hoping to spend as little money as possible, you’ll most likely be planning on spending some time in hostels. If you’ve never stayed in one before, the prospect of them can be a little daunting. Never fear!

This article covers everything you could possibly need to know about what hostels are like, what to expect from them, and how they work.

What Is a Hostel?

Hostels are a cheap way to lodge safely with like-minded travelers around the world. Hostels usually feature security, social life, showers, and rooms with multiple bunks. Some hostels are bare bones beds and baths at $5 per night; some are almost luxurious. You can find them in most countries around the world, and they’re almost always the cheapest accommodation option available to you as you travel.

The People Who Stay in Hostels

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Do I have to share a room?

While most hostels do have private rooms, staying in a shared dorm is your best bet if you want to meet other travelers and make your travel budget go further.

How is a hostel different from a hotel or a house rental?

Hostels are more than just a place to stay. They’re a place where people come together. They’re where you stay when you want to meet people, share unique and interesting experiences, learn about different cultures, and feel like you’re part of the local community.

Are hostels like the movie?

We get this question All. The. Time. No, staying in a hostel is not like the movie. Is flying like Snakes on a Plane? Didn’t think so.

Can I stay in a hostel by myself or do I have to be with a group?

We welcome all kinds of travelers at …