Travel·Updated on 5 Dec 201924 Hostels Around The World That Look Fancy But Won’t Break The BankForget thin mattresses and crusty kitchens, these hostels are the places to be.by Jemima SkelleyBuzzFeed Staff, AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The Farm Hostel, Bali, Indonesia View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @mlleperez If this photo doesn't sell you, I don't know what will. With a central pool surrounded by lush greenery and amazing views of the Canggu countryside, this hostel is definitely one you're gonna want to put on the 'gram. 2. Away With the Fairies Hostel, Hogsback, South Africa View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Look 👏 at 👏 that 👏 bathtub 👏. Perched high up in the Amatola mountains in rural South Africa, this is for sure worth going out of the way for. While you're there, take yourself on hikes and check out the local waterfalls. 3. Rodamón, Marrakech, Morocco View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Whether you're hanging out on the rooftop terrace overlooking the city, or chilling by the tiled pool at the centre of the building, you'll be in heaven. 4. Casa Elemento, Minca, Colombia View this photo on Instagram instagram.com A giant hammock, overlooking the vast jungle of Colombia? Yes, please! Up in the trees, this hostel is surrounded by monkeys and toucans and sees some of the best sunsets in the country. 5. 99 Surf Lodge, Tola, Nicaragua View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This minimalist restort-style hostel is literally right on the beach so you can feel ~at one with the ocean~. Located on the Emerald Coast, it's a hot-spot for surfers with its world-class waves and pristine beaches. 6. Central Backpackers Hostel, Catba, Vietnam View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @katiedawna This hostel is like a little oasis set in the Vietnamese countryside on Catba Island. Such a good place to chill out and relax mid-holiday. 7. Santos Express Train, Mossel Bay, South Africa View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Set right on Mossel Bay, this hostel is in an actual converted train. The rooms are small and compact, but you'll be spending all your time on the beach anyway! 8. Bambuda Lodge, Bocas del Toro, Panama View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Not only does this hostel have a massive waterfront pool, but it's also got a 150-foot waterslide that goes straight from the bar into the ocean. What more do you need? 9. Jumbo Stay, Stockholm, Sweden View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Have you ever wondered what it's like to sleep on a plane and actually be comfortable? This airport hostel is inside an old, reconverted Boeing 747-200. There are 29 rooms but the cockpit one is probably the coolest. 10. The Drop Bear Hostel, Santa Marta, Colombia View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This sprawling mansion in Colombia actually used to be a headquarters for the drug cartel of Pablo Escobar. Nowadays it's just dorm rooms and a pool area, but you can still find a few sneaky hiding spots in the walls where drugs and other contraband were stashed. 11. Fauzi Azar Inn, Nazareth, Israel View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This 200-year-old mansion-turned-hostel is situated right in Nazareth's old city, perfect for anyone who's interested in history. The stone building has incredible common areas, and pretty epic views of the town. 12. St Briavels Castle, Gloucestershire, UK View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Want to stay in an 800-year-old castle? Well, head on over to the Forest of Dean, where you'll find this piece of Norman history. Some of the walls even have graffiti from the 16th century. 13. Sydney Harbour YHA, Sydney, Australia View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This hostel has some of the best views you'll find in the entire city. The rooftop terrace looks out over Sydney Harbour, and it's built above archaeological remains which tell an interesting story about the city's history. 14. Caveland, Santorini, Greece View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Built in caves that used to house an 18th century winery, Caveland is a super-cute hostel perched on a hill on Santorini. It's got pink walls, an ice-blue pool, and endless cascading flowers, so you're in for a snap-happy time. 15. Lucky Lake Hostel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This adorable hostel is made up of a bunch of colourful trailers and cabins, set on the edge of a beautiful lake. Make sure to chill out and swing in one of their hammocks. 16. Hostel Celica, Ljubljana, Slovenia View this photo on Instagram instagram.com If it weren't for the (unlockable) bars on all the doors, you'd probably have no idea this hostel used to be a military prison. It's now sleek and super-modern, with comfy loft beds and exposed brick which looks like it belongs in a trendy apartment. 17. Zostel Ooty, Ooty, India View this photo on Instagram instagram.com If you like getting out of the city and really being amongst nature, then you have to add this place to your bucket list. You can sleep in their dorm buildings, or choose a tent and wake up to the sun coming over the mountains. 18. Red Boat Hostel, Stockholm, Sweden View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This 100-year-old boat could be your home next time you're in Sweden. It's small and cozy, with only a few rooms and a cute-as-heck communal area. 19. Sunset Destination Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal View this photo on Instagram instagram.com With a pool overlooking the city, a rooftop terrace, and a common room filled with plants, you'll probably never even want to leave the hostel! 20. Héraðsskólinn Hostel, Laugarvatn, Iceland View this photo on Instagram instagram.com It mightn't look like too much, but this quaint hostel in the golden circle will have you perfectly-situated to see the Northern Lights. During the day, there are some amazing walks around the area, and a well-stocked cozy library to check out. 21. Cascada Verde, Uvita, Costa Rica View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You can't really get more ~in the jungle~ than this lodge in Costa Rica. Located right next to a waterfall and a national park, it's a perfect place to rest and recharge. 22. ArkaBarka, Belgrade, Serbia View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This hostel is literally floating on a barge on the Danube River. Its wooden architecture is homey and welcoming, and it's even got a sauna to warm you up in winter. 23. Kadir's Tree Houses, Olympos, Turkey View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Stay in an actual treehouse in this whimsical hotel on the Mediterranean coastline of Turkey. Some of the rooms even have real trees growing through the middle. 24. The Circle, Da Lat, Vietnam View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thanhnn10 Instead of staying in dorm rooms, at this hostel you'll be staying in your own colourful tube. Each tube opens up onto a common area with incredible views over the surrounding mountains.