Forget about your preconceived notion of what a Hostel used to be. These upscale Hostels have taken "basic accommodations" up a notch providing simple but comfortable beds, great bathroom facilities, the option for private rooms! Hostels can be the ideal accommodation for tourists who plan to spend most of their time exploring their destination. Check out these 5 cool properties:
1 - Generator Hostels: https://generatorhostels.com/en/
"Generator Hostels isn’t like any other hostel. That’s because we combine affordable luxury rooms with unique social events for the travellers and locals of Europe’s coolest cities. Find us in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Dublin, Hamburg, London, Rome, Venice and Paris"
2 - 25Hours Hotel: http://www.25hours-hotels.com/en/
"Eight hotels in our five favourite cities are looking forward to meeting active spirits with tired bodies. 25hours hotels are not merely ‘off the shelf’; they are tailored to each location. Sometimes cool, sometimes colourful, sometimes nostalgic, sometimes mundane – 25hours hotels offer not only bed and breakfast but plenty of entertainment, surprises and fun, too."
3 - Room Mate Hotels: https://room-matehotels.com/en/
"Unquestionably desirable for travelers looking to stay near the city center. Staying at Room Mate Hotels means that you’ll get an experience you cannot get any place else on the planet.
Our designer hotels are the perfect combination of original design, fashion, luxury and architecture. Feel immediately at home in more than 16 cities around the world. These are one-of-a-kind boutique hotels, each one will make you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported to another world. Our accommodations are designed to give you everything you need. Travel with passion!"
4 - Clink Hostels: http://www.clinkhostels.com/
"Curious travellers, city explorers, adventure seekers…our get-up-and-go guests want to be connected to the things that count in the European cities they choose to travel to.
Our two London hostels are in King’s Cross – the city’s main transport hub and a vibrant cultural quarter. Whether you want to explore local hot-spots like Hackney’s Broadway Market and the hip nightlife of Shoreditch, or check out some of the main attractions like Big Ben and Covent Garden, our London hostels are a great central base to do so.
ClinkNOORD sits on the banks of the River IJ in Amsterdam’s Overhoeks district. We love the cool and creative vibe of this Northern part of the city where you’ll find Europe’s biggest flea market, eco-friendly cafes and plenty of other hidden gems."
5 - St. Christopher’s Inns: https://www.st-christophers.co.uk/
"Our hostels are centrally located in their city, easy to reach, and close to all the attractions. Each hostel has a fun lively bar downstairs where you can meet fellow travellers & locals. Free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, luggage storage and lockers in the rooms. Our hostels have 24 hour reception, digital key access systems and plenty of lockers. We're friendly and helpful, and always willing to help out with some great travel tips and advice."
(All text and images taken from Hostels websites)