By Rachel Moss
Hostels can be the easiest way to nerator, Venice
The Generator Venice has mosaic floors, glass chandeliers and a stone fireplace with intimate and luxurious common areas. The interiors are dark and moody, in the best possible way. Each room has an picturesque view looking out onto either the gardens, the pool, the Grande Canal or San Marco.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £15 per night and twin private rooms from £81 per night.
Rating on Hostelworld: 8.3
6) Lub D Phuket Patong, Thailand
Lub D Patong is an ultra modern, hip and sleek destination with a huge lobby/common area, an outdoor swimming pool and a large terrace to enjoy a cocktail (or two). Bottoms up.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £17 per night and twin private rooms from £61 per night.
Rating on Hostelworld: 9.4
7) Faloe hostel, Malaysia
The Faloe Hostel in Malaysia has a super cosy and relaxing atmosphere, spotless interiors and a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Kota Kinabalu city centre.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £7 per night.
Rating on Hostelworld: 9.8
8) Clinknoord, Amsterdam
With modern Dutch-style interiors and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere, the hostel offers dormitory accommodation, private rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the building and a great buffet breakfast – perfect for filling up before a day of exploring. Book worms will also love the communal book shelf and sitting area.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £15 per night and twin private rooms for £78 per night.
Rating on Hostelworld: 9.1
9) 99 Surf lodge, Nicaragua
99 Surf Lodge is a modern, minimalist, beach-front retreat, designed to keep you in contact with the ocean without giving up on comfort. Better yet, the hostel is eco-friendly, built entirely with local materials. The huge tree that frames the water is simply breathtaking.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £19 per night
Rating on Hostelworld: 8.7
10) Rambutan Townsville YHA, Australia
This hostel is the ultimate spot to kick back and chill, with a stylish rooftop pool surrounded by cabanas and pool lounges, as well as an outdoor bar and restaurant. Cushions and lanterns outside give it an extra touch of luxury, while still feeling homely and inviting.
Rooms available: dorm beds from £15 per night and twin private rooms from £61 per night.
Rating on Hostelworld: 9.0
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