Travel is often expensive, but your accommodations do not have to be. For seeking a clean, affordable and comfortable place to rest after a long day, hostels may be the best solution for all especially for young travelers. Plus, hostels are quick, efficient, and give a no-thrills attempt at necessities. That is not to say they are dangerous or rundown, simply bare bones, and only giving amenities at a fee. Breakfast, a room or towels do not share a bathroom, for instance. But do not worry, since you still get fresh clean sheets and your own bed, and a place to keep your valuables safe. In addition, hostels serve as an ideal manner to learn more about the local scene, or to meet fellow travelers, etc. Now, I am going to share the top hostels to stay when in Europe according to guests. They rated by value, location, staff, security, atmosphere, cleanliness as well as facilities. Check out right now!

10. Cheers Lighthouse, Istanbul, Turkey
Rating: 92%
Rates: Dormitories from 21.56 dollars and private rooms from 28.75 dollars
This hostel gives a clean, budget, comfortable stay in a friendly and warm atmosphere. It is located in the bustling cobbled streets of Istanbul. The ocean view rooms overlook the Asian side of Istanbul, the Marmara Sea, Princess Islands, as well as the small Hagia Sophia. In addition, there is a downstairs restaurant, which opens for breakfast, lunch, tea or dinner, coffee and snacks throughout day. Wi-Fi is also free.

9. The Boutike Hostel, Seville, Spain
Rating: 92%
Rates: Dormitories and private rooms from 25.88 dollars
This hostel is situated in a restored 20th century building. The rooms are comfortable and spacious and an ensuite bath and feature wood floors. There is also a dining area, common living room, an indoor patio as well as a lounge on its terrace. Especially, there will have a chance to stay in the rooms featuring balconies for lucky guests. You can look out onto one small plaza with these rooms.

8. Hostel Vita, Granada, Spain
Rating: 93%
Rates: Dormitoris from 20.13 dollars and private rooms from 23.00 dollars
This hostel is situated in the district of Realejo, about 400 meters from Alhambra & Generalife Gardens. Guests also have access to one rooftop terrace with the city’s views. Reviewers praised for the friendly staff, yet took issue with the bunk beds’ facility' which don’t feature ladders

7. Little Olive Tree, Bari, Italy
Rating: 94%
Rates: Private rooms from 47.44 dollars
This hostel is located in a narrow cobble street. It boasts a friendly staff, free Wi-Fi connect, clean rooms, and breakfast as well as laundry service. The Little Olive Tree is just five minutes from a port & cathedral, a two-minute walk from the Basilica di San Nicol, and twenty minutes from the central train station, so guests love this hostel a lot. The rooms of this hostel don’t have lockers, so it is important to lock your belongings in suitcases or ask the hostel caretaker to keep them for you.

6. Hostel One Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Rating: 94%
Rates: Dormitories from 30.89 dollars and private rooms from 39.27 dollars
This hostel is highly appreciated by reviewers because it is free nightly buffet dinner, have a modern design, and its close proximity to main Prague attractions like the Powder Tower.

5. Old Town Lagos Hostel, Lagos, Portuga
Rating: 95%
Rates: Dormitories from 16.53 dollars and private rooms from 21.56 dollars
This hostel is also highly appreciated for its friendly staff. Previous guests liked this hostel for its close proximity to local bars as well as its balconies having stunning views of the sea. Its staff helps arrange activities consisting of sea kayak tours, bike tours of the Lagos Cliffs, surf tours, beach barbecues, boat trips, and dolphin watching.

4. Fabrizzio's Terrace, Barcelona, Spain
Rating: 95%
Rates: Dormitories from 23.00 dollars and private rooms from 40.25 dollars
Generally, most reviewers loved the Fabrizzio's Terrace for its cleanliness but some reviewers have trouble with clogged showers. This modern hostel also is a 5-10 minute walk from lots of Barcelona attractions, such as the Sagrada Família & Casa Battló, and La Rambla & Passeig de Gràcia. Because the Fabrizzio's Terrace features a large terrace, guests can enjoy meals as well as spend time outdoors.
3. We Love F. Tourists, Lisbon, Portugal
Rating: 97%
Rates: Dormitories from 25.88 dollars
This hostel itself is located inside a 250-year-old refurbished building. Tourists love this hostel for its views of the São Jorge Castle, which features banks, bakeries, and cafes. In addition, each morning, guest will be served a free breakfast. There is also iPads for guest use, rooftop access, as well as a lounge bar featuring regular events and activities as well. However, a few guests were less impressed with the deficiency of an elevator and the number of bathrooms (3).

2. Greg And Tom Beer House Hostel, Krakow, Poland
Rating: 97%
Rates: Dormitories from 18.90 dollar
This Polish hostel is known for its party atmosphere. The room price is also not expensive. The attached bar hosts themed night events like vodka and beer festivals as well as pub crawls. In addition, guests dine for free every night. Guests also have free Wi-Fi access.

1. Earthers Hostel, Hvar, Croatia
Rating: 97%
Rates: Dormitories from 15.11 dollars and private rooms from 18.89 dollars
This hostel is known for its pub crawls every night and connections to local bars as well, where guests are able to drink on a discount. Also, staffers organize some activities across the island, such as scuba diving, rock climbing, sea kayaking, hiking, boat rentals as well as blue cave excursions. In addition, they have information on summer events and island tours, and local cooking classes as well. Moreover, this hostel features free laundry services, Wi-Fi, and complimentary breakfast. Internet addicts beware because some reviewers meet trouble with Wi-Fi access.
Hope my article is helpful for you if you plan to travel to Europe.

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