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The world’s leading travel app & trip planner for backpackers on a budget who want to stay in the best hostels, have fun experiences and mix with like-minded travellers. With new friend-making features, it’s even easier to go from solo to social before your plane hits the runway. Make new travel besties with super social features + Instantly connect and chat with your fellow hostel travellers as soon as you book + Share experiences that are right up your street by joining local chat groups based on your interests + View travellers’ profiles from around the world and see where people have adventured to + See exactly who will be at your hostel when you are + Build your own traveller profile & expand your travel network + Share memes or discuss travel dreams: join our online community and find top tips for your next adventure Find affordable accommodation in unmissable locations + Search from over 16,500 hostels in 180 countries + From cheap hostels in Europe to eco hostels in Southeast Asia + Book private rooms or shared dorm rooms (mixed or all-female options available) + Filter by location, price, room type, facilities and more on our booking app + The best hostels for any budget. Making travel possible for everyone. Tried, tested and trusted travel app + Helping backpackers and solo travellers ‘Meet the World’ for over 20 years + Real reviews from over 13 million+ passionate travellers + Rated on value, location, atmosphere etc. by previous guests Find events and experiences + Discover hostel events and local plans + Find FREE activities, helping you meet like-minded travellers + Fun experiences to suit any backpacker or solo traveller. Walking tours, yoga, pub crawls and more + Join a Roamies group tour to explore iconic destinations while staying in the world’s best hostels Packed with plenty of perks + FREE cancellation available on all hostel bookings (we know travel plans can change) + Use your location to easily find the perfect hostel stay near you + Browse accommodation photos and view your future room + Get access to your booking info 24/7 with or without internet access + See where you’ve been on the interactive ‘My Map’ feature + Get inspired by our ‘Top Destination’ feature and discover the best hostels in London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bangkok and more for a backpacking adventure or a gap year abroad Hostels for anyone, anywhere! Literally, anyone… + Whether you’re a veteran backpacker, travelling around the world on a budget + A gap year student on your first ever backpacking trip + A solo traveller making friends in every corner of the world + A group tour sharing crazy adventures together + Looking for cheap vacations, budget holidays or an epic backpacking trip Almost anywhere… + Our easy-to-use travel app offers you the biggest choice of accommodation at the best prices, with exclusive travel deals + Find accommodation across 180 countries worldwide + Hostels on the beach, in the city, even in the jungle + Book accommodation all over the world in an instant + Book whenever, from wherever. Whether you’re backpacking in Thailand or exploring Italy, the USA or Spain… Access to the world’s best hostels, 24/7! “Hostels are the best way to travel and Hostelworld is the best way to find them.” - Elite Daily Want more travel tips and inspiration? For travel tips and backpacking inspiration, check out our blog and follow us on social media. + Hostelworld Blog + Instagram + TikTok + Facebook + Twitter + Pinterest + YouTube Please take a moment to review us on the App Store. Your feedback helps us improve our service for millions of travellers worldwide.