• 1. Vienna, Austria: Wombat’s

    Vienna, Austria: Wombat's

    There are three locations located in Vienna, Berlin, and Munich. It’s very clean, the people there are friendly and helpful, and the social atmosphere is great!

  • 2. San Francisco, CA: The Adelaide Hostel

    San Francisco, CA: The Adelaide Hostel

    Hotels.com guests rated Adelaide as one the the top ten hostels in the world in 2006! It’s less than two blocks from Union Square and downtown San Francisco.

  • 3. Florence, Italy: PLUS Florence

    Florence, Italy: PLUS Florence

    There’s a 24 hour reception booth, a swimming pool and a Turkish steam room, and for the ladies, there’s special rooms designed for women in mind.

  • 4. Berlin, Germany: Die Etage

    Berlin, Germany: Die Etage

    The woman who owns and runs the place knows everything about Berlin and is very helpful.

  • 5. Cape Town, South Africa: The Backpack

    Cape Town, South Africa: The Backpack

    The Backpack is one of the oldest and the best hostels in South Africa. It’s super cheap and close to all the fun things to do in Cape Town.

  • 6. Luxor, Egypt: Bob Marley

    Luxor, Egypt: Bob Marley

    It’s a hostel that’s Bob Marley themed. What more could you want!? The price also includes breakfast.

  • 7. Paris, France: Le Village Hostel

    Paris, France: Le Village Hostel

    This hostel is very clean and very close to Paris’s top tourist attractions, including the Moulin Rouge.

  • 8. London, England: Astor Museum

    London, England: Astor Museum

    The hostel is located by Oxford Street and is close to three tube stations! The owners of the hostel are backpackers themselves, so they can give you advice on traveling on a budget.

  • 9. Barcelona, Spain: Sant Jordi Alberg

    Barcelona, Spain: Sant Jordi Alberg

    This place is rated the best party hostel. It’s a fun place to meet young people who are traveling by themselves.

  • 10. Sydney, Australia: Wake Up Sydney Hostel

    Sydney, Australia: Wake Up Sydney Hostel

    This hostel is super easy to get to, because it’s right by the Sydney Central Train station. It’s also a huge place, and there are usually rooms available.

  • 11. La Fortuna, Costa Rica: Arenal Backpackers Resort

    La Fortuna, Costa Rica: Arenal Backpackers Resort

    Often called “the 5 star hostel of Costa Rica,” the Arenal Backpackers Resort is a bang for your buck.