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The Best Hostels in the world

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Leading budget travel website Hostelworld.com announced the best hostels in the world.

soul-kitchen-hostelThe Hoscars, organised by leading budget travel website Hostelworld.com, is the biggest trade event in the budget travel industry. Now in its 12th year, the awards honour the world’s top hostels, as voted for by Hostelworld.com customers.  This year, a total of 264 Hoscars were awarded to winners and nominees around the globe.

The Hoscars is the only awards in the travel industry decided exclusively by guest reviews. Over 1 million Hostelworld.com customers who booked their accommodation online and stayed in the properties in 2013 voted for their favourite properties. The winners were chosen based on their overall score in seven categories – atmosphere, cleanliness, facilities, location, security, character and value for money. Other awards are given out in categories such as ‘Best Green Hostel’ (Environmentally-Friendly), ‘Best New Hostel to Hostelworld.com’, and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.

An outstanding 79% of the Hostelworld Hoscars were awarded to hostels in European destinations, highlighting the continent at the heart of the budget travel industry.

The top awards in the four worldwide categories were taken by hostels from European destinations: Soul Kitchen in St Petersburg, Home Lisbon Hostel in Lisbon, Tattva Design Hostel in Porto, and Wombats City Hostel Budapest in Budapest.

Best Small Hostels Worldwide (maximum 50 beds)

1

Soul Kitchen

St Petersburg

2

Budapest Bubble

Budapest

3

Adventure Queenstown Hostel

Queenstown

4

Hostel One Paralelo

Barcelona

5

Mosquito Hostel

Krakow

6

The MadHouse Prague

Prague

7

Lisboa Central Hostel

Lisbon

8

Lavender Circus Hostel, Doubles & Ensuites

Budapest

9

Lisbon Lounge Hostel

Lisbon

10

Barcelona Central Garden

Barcelona

































Best Medium Hostels Worldwide (51-100 beds)

1

Home Lisbon Hostel

Lisbon

2

Travellers House

Lisbon

3

Yes! Porto Hostel

Porto

4

Goodmorning Lisbon Hostel

Lisbon

5

Living Lounge Hostel

Lisbon

6

Lisbon Destination Hostel

Lisbon

7

Ostello Bello

Milan

8

The Riverhouse Backpackers

Cardiff

9

Goodnight Lisbon Hostel

Lisbon

10

The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers Hostel

Riga









 










Best Large Hostels Worldwide (101-250 beds)


1

Tattva Design Hostel

Porto

2

Yes! Lisbon Hostel

Lisbon

3

M Montreal

Montreal

4

The Cat's Pajamas Hostel

Berlin

5

Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof (Hostel Interlaken)

Interlaken

6

Kinlay Eyre Square Hostel

Galway

7

Circus Hostel

Berlin

8

Dream House Hostel

Kiev

9

LoLHostel Siracusa

Syracuse

10

The Siem Reap Hostel

Siem Reap

























 Best Extra Large Hostels Worldwide (101-250 beds)

1

Wombats City Hostel Budapest

Budapest

2

Hostelling International Boston - Chinatown

Boston

3

PLUS Berlin

Berlin

4

Wombats City Hostel Vienna - at the Naschmarkt

Vienna

5

Abraham Hostel Jerusalem

Jerusalem

6

Castle Rock Hostel

Edinburgh

7

Wombats City Hostel Munich

Munich

8

Wombats City Hostel Berlin

Berlin

9

Chicago Getaway Hostel

Chicago

10

H.I. Chicago Hostel

Chicago

























Other Award Winners Worldwide

New to Hostelworld

MEININGER Brussels City Center

Brussels

Lifetime Achievement Award

Home Lisbon Hostel

Lisbon

Most Improved

Ostello Tramonti

Cinque Terre

Best Green Hostel

Twentytu Hi-Tech Hostel

Barcelona

Special Contribution

INOUT Hostel

Barcelona




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