Comfortable and cheap hostels for backpackers.
Today hostels are trendy and stylish housing that can compete with standard hotels in the area of design and stylish stuff.
10 European affordable and cool hostels to stay even for a few months.
1. Lavender Circus Hostel, Budapest, Hungary
Hostel is a stylish apartments in a 19th-century house in the heart of Budapest. Everywhere will find a warm and pleasant atmosphere, Royal bliss. Lavender Circus hostel is a great place for romantically minded couples who are looking for an intimate and romantic secluded place.
Price: double room from 14 euros per person per night
Location: city center, near metro station Kálvin tér
Services: free Wi-fi, room service, free towels, linen and Hairdryer, the public areas, external veranda. Equipped kitchen, free tea and coffee, Laundry
Landmarks: located opposite the Hungarian national Museum; near castle hill, the Parliament building, the Palace, the Palace Gresham and colorful Andrassy Avenue.
2. Prison Hostel Hostel Karosta, Latvia
Once in the building, which is now a hostel, was a military prison, which is guarded much more carefully than the Alcatraz in the USA. Rumor has it that the night wandering ghosts. Guests of the hostel written consent, to be treated as real prisoners and even insulted. You need to be ready for the punishment in the form of physical labor for disobedience.
Price: 15 Euro per person per night
Location: Karosta (Naval port) is 5 km from the historic centre of the town liepāja.
Services: a true prison hospitality
Attractions: free historical tours of the prison and Museum tour, which is included in the price of stay; located close to the Fort and water canal Karosta – the basic construction of the military complex; the naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas; the officers ‘ barracks.
3. Grand Hostel Grandmother, Odessa, Ukraine
Unusual style hostel welcomes all and promises immersion in the friendly and warm atmosphere of my grandmother’s house. All rooms are decorated in vintage country style with chandeliers, flowered Wallpaper, with gilded ceilings, red paths of the 18th century that were popular in houses of inhabitants of Odessa of that period. There is even a fireplace!
Price: 7 euros in a multi-bed room; € 11 for a private room
Location: in the city center, close to major attractions of Odessa; a 15-minute walk from Arcadia, with its beautiful beaches and nightlife.
Services: air conditioning; hour reception; Laundry room; equipped kitchen with free tea and coffee; spring mattresses and a chess, checkers, backgammon
Landmarks: located near the famous Deribasovskaya street and Odessa Opera majestic theatre.
4. Hostel Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia
This is the only boutique hostel in Bosnia. Hostel Franz Ferdinand was founded by a group of young architects and artists. It tells all about the day when the Archduke of Austro-Hungarian Empire, committed the assassination in Sarajevo – the event which was the beginning of the First world war. Modern but quirky design of the rooms in which the walls are large portraits, will not leave without impressions. And all this for a low price.
Price: from 9,90 euros for a bed in multi-bed rooms; 15.90 euros for a private double room.
Location: city centre, street Jelića, one block from the pedestrian street Ferhadija.
Services: round-the-clock front Desk service; free wi-fi and Internet access; complimentary Breakfast, coffee and tea, TV, games, music in public places.
Nearby attractions: minutes from the old town, famous Baščaršija and the Cathedral of the sacred heart.
5. The wooden houses of Kadir’s Tree House, Olympos, Turkey
Price: 12 euros for a bed in 6 bed room; 22 euros for a private double room.
Location: in the centre of the village of Olympos.
Services: air conditioning, Wi-fi, round the clock hot water shower, credit cards accepted, washing machines and Laundry service, Parking, safe, bar and restaurant.
Nearby attractions: Olympos national Park to the famous mount Olympus spring water and beautiful Golden sand beaches.
6. Generator Hostel, Barcelona, Spain
Lively, fashionable and affordable Generator hostel is the perfect place to stay in this energetic city like Barcelona. One gets the impression that the designers collected all the colors of this city and placed in the rooms! Bright multi-colored lights, floors covered with Hungarian decorative tiles and a large terrace with a beautiful view of the city. There is always a place for a holiday!
Price: in multi-bed room 11.40 euros per night for a private room from EUR 21.60
Location: in the heart of the trendy district of Gracia, 5 minutes walk from two main metro stations, Diagonal and Verdaguer.
Services: free wi-fi, every week there are interesting thematic activities; Laundry room; Laundry service front Desk
Attractions: in the same area are metamorfozie building gaudí’s Church of La Sagrada Familia; Las Ramblas; the Museum of Pablo Picasso.
7. Hostel Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire, England
The castle, which for 800 years – one of the most affordable hotels in this stunningly beautiful part of England. Rumor has it that the castle is haunted and at night sometimes guests can hear the baby crying. Each room with authentic stone walls and Victorian furniture.
Prices: bed in multi-bed rooms from 24 Euro; single room 74 euros per night.
Location: downtown St. Briavels, Lydney, Gloucestershire.
Services: credit cards accepted; large Park, Bicycle rental, library, free Board games, a kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals, a restaurant and a hall for conferences.
Nearby attractions: the chance to visit the cave, Clearwell Caves; getting lost in the woods, Passwod with numerous trails and mountains in the spirit of Tolkien; to spend an unforgettable time in the rope Park nearby or go on an excursion to Dean Heritage Centre.
8. Hostel Farm Praakli, Saaremaa, Estonia
Lovely farm located in a charming rural location is a perfect place of unity with nature, delicious organic food from local farmers. Animal lovers will be interested to know that the farm is home to 180 sheep and lambs and also goats, rabbits, chickens and cats with whom to play.
Prices: bed and Breakfast for 16-21 euros
Location: parish of Kärla, Saaremaa
Services: Playground, swing, trampoline, sandpit, pentak; Bicycle rental; volleyball; basketball; fireplace in the public area
Nearby attractions: nearby is a great lake, whose shores to camp, fishing and swimming; 12 km from the coast of the Baltic sea with beautiful sandy beach; within 10 kilometers is the Museum Mihkli Farm Museum; 23 km – the castle of Kuressaare. 15 km – Vilsandi national Park, a great place for bird watching, and 25 kilometers – meteor crater of Kaali.
9. Hostel “Oops”, Paris, France
An incredibly chic boutique hostel is in the very beginning of the Latin Quarter, one of the most artsy areas of Paris. Spacious and bright rooms for up to 4 guests and extremely friendly staff await all. The hostel staff will gladly conduct a tour of the hostel and tells a few secrets about the most popular places in Paris. Despite the fact that Paris is quite an expensive city, it is possible to use inexpensive offer and stay here.
Price: from 27 euros for a bed in multi-bed room; 70 Euro for a private room.
Location: at the beginning of the Latin Quarter, close to the sixth and seventh lines of the metro.
Services: round the clock service front Desk, free Breakfast, free wi-fi, air conditioning, free Luggage storage and lockers.
Nearby attractions: nearby is the Sorbonne University, the Pantheon and the Botanical garden; the metro is easy to reach the Louvre, the arc de Triomphe, the Champs elysées, the Eiffel tower; located near the Marais and Montmartre.
10. Dream Hostel, Tampere, Finland
Hostel is a simple example of exquisite Scandinavian design and proudly wears the title of “Hostel №1” of Finland, which he received in 2013. Modern decor, warm atmosphere and friendliness of staff, reasonable prices, comfortable rooms and the location in the city centre – all this makes it extremely attractive.
Price: 19,80 EUR per bed in multi-bed rooms for 16 people; private room: from 62 euros per night.
Location: near the University town of Tully, 5 minutes from the station.
Services: free wi-fi, bed linen, Luggage storage, lockers, tea and coffee, fellowship and a great atmosphere. You can pick up and read a book or rent an umbrella in bad weather.
Landmarks: close to Park, Pyynikki Park and observation tower, Tampere Cathedral, and museums.
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