Best Hostels in Europe

Fri, Mar 2, 2012

. Posted by: Sophie

HostelBookers Awards for Excellence Best Hostels in Europe

It’s that time of year again when we reveal the best hostels around the world in the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2012. Next up: the best places to stay in Europe.

We take a look at the ‘Best Overall’ hostels, the top three which received the highest rating from our customers – travellers just like you – back in 2011.

At the bottom you can also check out the winners in the other categories. So if you’re planning to do a spot of backpacking in Europe, our list of the best hostels in Europe will come in very handy!

TOP THREE ACCOMMODATIONS 

Grand Hostel Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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The Grand Hostel Berlin is a listed building in the centre of the city. It was voted one of the top accommodations in Europe by our reviewing customers. They offer Wi-Fi, spacious rooms, friendly staff, a free welcome drink, bicycle hire and a great location near Kreuzberg and Mitte, and the underground so getting around to the rest of the city is easy too.

Shared rooms start from €10pppn and private rooms from €22pppn. Book now!

Greg&Tom, Krakow, Poland

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The Greg & Tom Party Hostel has been given a 100% atmosphere rating by HostelBookers’ past customers making it one of the top party hostels as well as one of the best hostels overall with a satisfaction rating of 98.7%. Staff here are brilliant and will really help you meet other travellers and they’ll introduce you to Krakow’s cheapest attractions including the best bars, clubs and underground social spots. Every Saturday there’s an all you can drink and eat party for free, and every night sees some sort of action whether it’s beers for St Paddy’s Day or shots for International Women’s Day.

Shared rooms start from €10.90pppn and private rooms from €15.74pppn. Book now!

Travellers House, Lisbon, Portugal

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The Travellers House in Lisbon, Portugal, is a fun and friendly hostel perfect for young travellers making their way in the world. The hostel is located in the historic and central area of Lisbon just a few minutes walk from Lisbon’s main attractions and the transport network too. They have a music lounge, DVD room and reading lounge as well as a kitchen. You’ll get a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and access to computer facilities including the opportunity to burn stuff (CDs for photos I mean, not set fire).  

Shared rooms start from €18pppn. Book now!

AWARD FOR CLEANLINESS

BEST VALUE CHEAP HOTELS

BEST LOCATION 

BEST ATMOSPHERE

BEST STAFF

MOST POPULAR 

BEST NEWCOMERS 

BEST FOR SOLO TRAVELLERS 

BEST FOR COUPLES

BEST FOR FAMILIES 

TOP PARTY HOSTELS 

Check out the other winners in the Awards for Excellence 2012 in our post on the Best Hostels in North America.

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1 Comments For This Post

  1. Daniel F Says:

    Glad to see the Naughty Squirrel listed here. I stayed there in 2009 and it was easily one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in! :)

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