budget-friendly hostels

travelling sustainably on a low budget

Are you backpacking through a country, decided that fancy hotels aren’t your cup of tea or simply looking for a different experience? Then our selection of handpicked budget-oriented and sustainable hostels is for you. Meet people of diverse cultures, age groups, genders or with different interests. Staying at a hostel is really about the social experience, becoming part of a community, exchanging travel tips and making friends for life.

Bellinzona Youth Hostel, Bellinzona, Switzerland Set in the historical city center of Bellinzona, Youth Hostel Bellinzona is just a few meters from The Three Castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Avenches Youth Hostel, Avenches, Switzerland The newly renovated hostel close to the city center of Avenches is perfect for backpackers, featuring a large garden with barbecue facilities, table tennis, and pétanque options.
Baden Youth Hostel, Baden, Switzerland ocated on the banks of Limmat River, the Baden Youth Hostel offers the best views for your stay: a pleasant terrace and rooms with big windows to look out to the surrounding park.
Crans-Montana Youth Hostel, Crans-Montana, Switzerland The Crans-Montana Youth Hostel has it all: location in a historic building, 3 terraces with mountain and lake views, and views of the park from the restaurant.
St. Moritz Youth Hostel, St. Moritz, Switzerland Situated at the edge of the forest, the hostel is a good base to go skiing in the Upper Engadin ski region during the winter. After a good session of downhill or cross-country skiing, guests can unwind in the common lounge area with an open fireplace.
Mariastein-Rotberg Youth Hostel, Mariastein, Switzerland Situated in a castle dating back to around 1200, Youth Hostel Mariastein-Rotberg offers accommodation in a unique setting.
Stein am Rhein Youth Hostel, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland Stein am Rhein Youth Hostel is perfect if you are planning an activity-filled vacation with canoening, cycling, hiking, table tennis or on-site water sport facilities.
Sta Maria Youth Hostel, Sta Maria Val Müstair, Switzerland Surrounded b a garden with BBQ facilities, rustic Youth Hostel Sta-Maria offers accommodation units, common lounges, a common kitchen and shared entertainment space.
Geneva Hostel, Geneva, Switzerland The Geneva Hostel, situated in a historic building from the 19th century, is located in a quiet area and surrounded by 5 stars hotels, very close to the lake and to the international organizations.
City Hostel Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Located just a few meters from Lake Geneva and next to the train station, City Hostel Geneva offers an incredible location and facilities for your stay in Switzerland.
Locarno Youth Hostel, Locarno, Switzerland Surrounded by a lush garden, the Locarno Youth Hostel is only 1.5km away from the train station and the Lage Maggiore – making it an excellent central accommodation for your stay.
Bern Youth Hostel, Bern, Switzerland Reopened in April 2018 after extensive refurbishment and surrounded by a quiet garden with a terrace outdoor chess and morris, this youth hostel in the centre of Bern is just a 5-minute walk from the Swiss Parliament and the Aare River.
Schaffhausen Youth Hostel, Schaffhausen, Switzerland The castle-like Schaffhausen Youth Hostel is only a short walk from the centrum.
St. Gallen Youth Hostel, St. Gallen, Switzerland This youth hostel is just a short walk from St. Gallen’s Old Town and the train station and enjoys a green hillside location overlooking the city.
Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands Culture, relaxation or the vibrant nightlife: Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is the ideal starting point from which to experience Amsterdam to the max.
Stayokay Haarlem, Haarlem, Netherlands Stayokay Haarlem hostel can be easily reached and is centrally located along the connecting road towards the beach, woods, Haarlem city center and even Amsterdam.
Stayokay Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands Spending the night, holding meetings, enjoying the festive buffet, barbecue or afternoon tea, taking part in an active sports program: everything is possible at Stayokay Arnhem.
Stayokay Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands Situated in the city center of Rotterdam, the hostel is housed in one of the famous cube houses, opposite Blaak Metro Station.
Stayokay Heemskerk, Heemskerk, Netherlands Have you ever raised your glass in a turret room bar? This is your chance! Because of its unique central location in North Holland, Stayokay Heemskerk is a popular destination for people of all nationalities.
Stayokay Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands Stayokay Maastricht is located in a beautiful spot along the banks of the Maas River, with the charming Onze-Lieve-Vrouweplein within walking distance.
Stayokay Texel, Den Burg, Netherlands Stayokay Texel is a hospitable and modern building on West Frisian Island Texel and is ideal for people of all ages.
Stayokay Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands Stayokay Den Haag is located in a beautifully renovated building in the style of the Amsterdam school and is only a short walk from The Hague’s city center.
International Budget Hostel City Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands The budget-friendly hostel with a low carbon footprint is located in the city center of Amsterdam along the Leidsegracht with Leidseplein only a couple meters away.
Hostelle – female only hostel, Amsterdam, Netherlands Hostelle is a hostel especially designed for women. It is clean and equipped with beautifully decorated rooms designed by various artists.
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