Best Hostels in the World

Are you looking for the Best Hostels in the World to stay at? I know you are, we all are! But stop looking because Hostelworld — the world’s leading hostel-focused online booking platform — offers great hostels around the globe. There are so many that sometimes is soooo difficult to decide where to stay.

Are you ready for Hostelworld’s 16th annual HOSCAR (Hostelworld Customer Annual Ratings) awards? Do you want to know the Best Hostels in the World? Hostelworld annual HOSCAR awards recognise the most amazing hostels around the world based on thousands of reviews from customers. These are the perfect hostels for great location, facilities, atmosphere, and best value for money, best staff and warm hospitality! Every time you book on Hostelworld and you leave a review on the site, so you’re basically helping other travellers find the hostel that’s right for them.

Best Hostels in the World


Why not take a look at this year’s winning hostels for travel inspiration!?

The categories are broken down into property size, continent, country and city, as well as a number of special awards including Best New Hostel.

The award for the best small hostel has been awarded to Sungate One in Madrid, Spain, praised for its central location and sociable common area.

The incredible Soul Kitchen in Saint Petersburg, Russia, have won awards for the third year in a row! Whoho! Located in a 150 year old New-baroc building, was honoured best for facilities as well as best hostel in Russia, best hostel in Europe and, finally, best medium hostel worldwide. Big congrats!

Star Hostel Taipei Main Station, Teipei, Taiwan has been voted as best large hostel and is walking distance from some of the city’s main attractions (Ningxia night Market) and the best extra-large hostel is the Lub D Phuket Patong, Phuket, Thailand.

This year Hostelworld has a brand new category, “Best for Groups” and our very 1st winner is ClinkNoord, Amsterdam.

If you fancy staying at an amazing, award-winning hostel, take a look at this FULL list of winners for some travel inspiration. To see all of this years’ winners, click here.

Big congrats to Hospedaje Penthouse 1004, Bariloche, Argentina who won Best Hostels by Continent & Best Hostels by Country! Whooho! My country 🙂

If you want more, take a look at the hostels I had the chance to stay at!

Hostel Mostel, Sofia, Bulgaria

This hostel offers big sitting area to chill out, romantic wooden veranda, free to use Wi-Fi Internet access, pool table and much more. Also FREE All you can eat breakfast – WAFFLES, Chocolate, 3 kinds of jam, honey from local farm, salami, ham, yellow cheese, white cheese, Bulgarian yogurt, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, apples and other seasonal fruits, cornflakes, muesli, milk, bread, butter, Hot Chocolate, orange juice, tea and coffee. OMG!

Best Hostels in the World
Best Hostels in the World

Generator Copenhagen, Denmark

Best Hostel lounge that serves the best drinks and entertainment for miles around with custom-designed furniture and an expansive bar and café. This hostel is sooo cool and has a lot to offer! Inside Generator Copenhagen you’ll find Tim Bjorn illustrations, intricate lighting, the shuffleboard, large outdoor terrace and pétanque court! What else do you want? 🙂

Best Hostels in the World
Best Hostels in the World
Best Hostels in the World

Les Piaules, Paris, France

Les Piaules offers a rooftop terrace with fantastic view on Paris iconic monuments! On the rooftop, you’ll see Paris from Sacré Coeur to Notre Dame, through the Eiffel Tower. If you have an outstanding eyesight you might catch sight of Brittany. Imagine waking up with these views! Les Piaules offers on-site shops and a shared lounge with a TV. Additional facilities include a library, lockers and games room.

Best Hostels in the World
Best Hostels in the World

…Hostels are COOL! …eh? 🙂

See you Soon Traveller!

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The author Marianela

Soy argentina, hace más de 12 años que vivo en Dublín. En mi tiempo libre me gusta escribir en mi blog de viajes sobre mis aventuras alrededor del mundo. También doy consejos útiles sobre cómo viajar barato, dónde alojarse, ofertas de vuelos y cuáles son los mejores lugares para comer como un local. Si buscas inspiración viajera estás en el lugar correcto.