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    24 Awesome Hostels That'll Make Traveling The World Affordable AF

    When you're on a budget and planning your dream trip, skip the hotel! These top-rated hostels make it easy.

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    Hostels are an amazing way to see the world affordably when you're young or exploring as a solo traveler.

    Los Angeles

    1. Melrose Hostel, Hollywood/Koreatown

    2. Freehand Los Angeles, Downtown LA


    3. St Christopher's Inn Paris — Gare du Nord, 10th Arrondissement

    4. Generator Paris, 10th Arrondisement


    5. M Montreal Hostel, Gay Village

    6. Auberge Bishop, Downtown Montreal

    Costa Rica

    7. Selina Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo

    8. Capital Hostel de Ciudad, San Jose


    9. Generator Stockholm, Norrmalm

    10. City Backpackers Hostel, Norrmalm

    Cape Town

    11. The B.I.G Backpackers, Green Point

    12. Once in Cape Town, Gardens

    New York City

    13. NY Moore Hostel, Brooklyn

    14. Hi NYC Hostel, Upper West Side


    15. Express Hostel, Sathorn

    16. Lamurr Sukhumvit 41, Wattana


    17. Bounce Sydney, Surry Hills

    18. Big Hostel, Central Business District


    19. Wombat's City Hostel, Whitechapel

    20. Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage, Camden


    21. Oak Hostel Zen, Taito

    22. Hostel Pumpkey Tokyo, Shinjuku

    Rio de Janeiro

    23. Injoy Hostel, Botafogo

    24. Rio Earth, Santa Teresa

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.


    Auberge Bishop does not feature an on-site bar and restaurant. An earlier version of this post stated that it did.