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Last Updated on 2nd October 2021

Best hostel Chains in Europe

This is a list of the Best hostel Chains in Europe. Europe has many very good hostel chains and the ones below are the best.

The 8 Best Hostel Chains in Europe

1. Generator Hostels

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Generator Hostels offers design-led luxury rooms with events for the backpackers and locals in some of Europe’s trendiest cities. You will find Generator Hostels in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin 2 Locations: Mitte & Prenzlauer Berg, Copenhagen, Dublin, Hamburg, London, Rome, Venice, Stockholm and Paris.
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2. Wombats Hostels

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Wombat Hostels are an excellent and award-winning hostel chain with everything you could ask for including some wild partying and cold beers aplenty. Currently, there are 6 great hostels within the Wombat’s brand locating in Berlin, Budapest, Vienna 2 Locations: Naschmarkt & The Lounge, Munich and London. The newest hostel of the chain opened in London and is continuing the high standards. A stay at any of their hostels will not disappoint you.
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3. Plus Hostels

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PLUS Hostels provides independent travellers of all ages with high-quality accommodation in Florence, Rome, Venice, Berlin and Prague, providing amazing facilities such as pools, saunas, restaurants, bars, fitness equipment plus much more!
Book your stay at PLUS Hostels

4. MEININGER Hostels

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MEININGER Hostels are a group of 26 Hostels (as of Oct 2018) all in various countries across Europe including Germany (12), Austria (4), Italy (3) and the Netherlands (2). They offer upmarket hostel accommodation with stylishly designed private and dorm rooms. Their private rooms are of a 3-star hotel standard and are suitable for couples, business travellers and families. Most of them have a large on-site restaurant.
Book your stay at MEININGER Hostels

5. St Christopher’s Inns

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St Christopher's Inns are a group of hostels located in 10 cities across Europe. You will find them in London, Paris, Berlin, Bruges, Amsterdam, Prague, Edinburgh, Bath, Newquay and Barcelona. At every St Christopher's Inn, you will find a Belushi's bar. These bars offer great value for money on food and drinks.

6. Hostel One

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Hostel One is a chain of community lead hostels with the emphasis on making sure that guests have a great time while staying with them. Many of their hostels rank among the best in Europe. They have grown rapidly and have now ten locations across some of Europe's most popular cities: Barcelona 3 locations (Sants, Ramblas, & Paralelo), Seville 2 locations (Cathedral & Centro), Budapest 2 locations (Budapest & Basilica), Prague 2 locations (Prague & Home) and one currently in Madrid with a second location coming soon.

7. A&O Hostels

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While A&O Hostels are not as flash as most of the hostel chains on this list, they offer consistently high standards over the years. They are located in 21 different cities across 6 different countries in Western and Central Europe.

8. Bohemian Hostels (BoHo)

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Bohemian Hostels or BoHo are a chain of 3 individually branded hostels, all located in Prague in the Czech Republic. Over the years BoHo has grown into a dynamic, upmarket accommodation provider in Prague, offering both independent travellers and groups a wide selection of choices from shared hostel rooms to private rooms to tastefully designed apartments. BoHo now consists of Sir Toby’s which a traditional hostel catering to community-spirited backpackers, Czech Inn a design-led "flash-packer" hostel ideal for big groups and Sophie’s Hostel with its chic design ideal for the female solo traveller or female groups.

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Hi, I'm Michael McGuinness and the guy behind the scenes of Best Hostels Europe. I'm a professional web developer, blogger, digital nomad and parent. I've been travelling the world with my wife and young son since 2012.

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