Traveler on patio at hostel
Beautiful Hostels To Stay In Around The World
This hostel in El Nido, Philippines, features a rooftop pool with dazzling views of limestone cliffs and crystal waters, as well as daily events and food nights.
Frendz Hostel
The hostel also features free WiFi, air-conditioned rooms, reading lights, privacy curtains, hot showers, large lockers, laundry services, free towels, and a restaurant on-site.
The helpful team at Frendz is also on hand to run through the various tours and activities on offer. It gets booked out months in advance, so reserve your spot ahead of time.
This restored 19th-century building in Porto, Portugal, doubles as a boutique hostel and an art gallery, neatly tucked away in Porto's art district.
Gallery Hostel
Amenities include a summer terrace, friendly staff, free WiFi and towels, self-catering facilities, security lockers, air conditioning, free breakfast, and a common room.
Although it's not cheap, Gallery Hostel gets a 9.6 rating from over 1,000 reviews on Hostelworld, with guests citing its "hotel-like feel" and "amazing breakfast" as key draws.
This hostel is on one of Australia's most popular beaches, Bondi Beach — home to choppy waves and palm-tree-lined shores. It has a 9.2 rating on Hostelworld.
Wake Up! Bondi Beach
The rooms are basic, but the views of pristine sand and turquoise waters from its rooftop terrace make up for it, as do the friendly staff and complimentary yoga classes.
In Pucón, Chile, you can try white-water rafting, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and kayaking. Afterward, stay in Chili Kiwi at the edge of Lago, Villarrica.
Chili Kiwi Lakefront
In addition to its lakeside location, Chili Kiwi provides free WiFi, plenty of bathrooms, secure lockers, a bedside reading light, laundry facilities, and a cozy common room.
This hostel in Stockholm, Sweden, is similar to others across Europe but with key Nordic nuances. Think bright communal spaces with bold designs and a laid-back feel.
It's wheelchair friendly, provides free WiFi, and features its own nightclub, a set of meeting rooms for working, and a PlayStation. It has an 8.7 rating on Hostelworld.