There's nothing creepy about hostels, despite what horror movies tell you, they're just cheap and they're actually becoming quite creative. You can choose from Japanese capsule hostels, airplane hostels, and even hostels hosted in former prison facility, depending on where you're staying. Hostels tend to have basic amenities but very impressive interiors, helpful staff and great company.
Hostel Hotels
BaseCamp Hostel Bonn - Funky Vintage Caravans
'15sep10
BaseCamp  
Bonn
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If you are looking for something different as you pass through Bonn, the Base Camp-Bonn hostel is a funky and retro alternative to more traditional backpackers’ accommodations. Thanks to the creative mind of a movie set director, you can now stay in the only indoor vintage caravan in the world. ...
Accommodation types: Car   Hostel   Trailer   Train
Location: Bonn  Germany  West Europe
Boutique Hostel Forum in Zadar - Beds In The Windows
'15sep3
Boutique Hostel  
Forum
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Situated on the Dalmatian Coast, Zadar is steeped in history and intrigue. One of the most important hubs on the Adriatic Sea is home to Roman ruins, medieval churches, museums, and international ferries that welcome tourists to this vibrant city. The Boutique Hostel Forum is situated in the very heart ...
Accommodation types: Design   Hostel
Location: Zadar  Croatia  East Europe
Youth Hostel Mariastein Rotberg Castle - 13th-Century Authentic Atmosphere
'15jun24
Mariastein-Rotberg  
Youth Hostel
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As you approach the Jugendherberge Mariastein, it feels as if you have entered the pages of a fairy-tale and are embarking upon your own medieval quest. This youth hostel is located within the walls of a 13th-century castle, perched on the cliffs overlooking Mariastein, Switzerland, near the French border. The ...
Accommodation types: Castle   Hostel
Adler Luxury Hostel - The First Luxurious Hostel In Singapore
'15mar11
Adler Luxury  
Hostel
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Hostels are not always the grungy and dirty places that people tend to think of when they hear the word hostel. Adler Luxury hostel, located in the heart of historical Chinatown in Singapore has proven the stereotype wrong. About two years ago, the Adler was established and built on the ...
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
Tubohotel - Concrete Tubes In Mexico
'15feb10
Tubohotel  
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This hotel does exactly what it says on the tin, I mean, tube. Ever wanted to sleep in a concrete tube? No? Well you wouldn’t be unusual in that respect but these aren’t just any concrete tubes, they are the latest in hotel design with glass fronting that open straight ...
Accommodation types: Capsule   Eco-Friendly   Hostel
Suneta Hostel Khaosan - Japanese-Style Pods In Bangkok
'13oct30
Suneta Hostel  
Khaosan
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A combination of the Western backpacker hostel and the Japanese pod hotel; this unique venue is aimed at the backpacker community that congregates on the famous Khaosan road in Bangkok. It is built completely from wood in the traditional style of the Bangkok old town. Your sleeping pods come with ...
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel
SwissTubes - Cylinders Of Comfort
'13aug2
SwissTubes  
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SwissTubes and the attached campsite are located on the shores of Lake Thun surrounded by snow-capped mountains. A nearby nature reserve will convince you that all those writers and philosophers who came to this location over the centuries were right – it really is a place of inspiration. The tubes ...
Accommodation types: Capsule   Hostel   Nature
Hostel Art Factory - Funky Hostel With Its Own Gallery
'13aug1
Hostel  
Art Factory
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This hostel in Buenos Aires has its own art gallery. Set in an old colonial building located in San Telmo – the art district of the city – the hostel has a funky, mellow vibe while exposing you to the creativity of the local art scene. Take the “art walk” ...
Accommodation types: Art   Hostel
Kirkjubaer Church – Authentic Iceland
'12aug17
Kirkjubaer  
Church
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This was once home to lines of tough-faced worshippers from the local fishing village of Stöðvarfjörður. Now it is home to you while you explore Iceland’s volcano-carved east coast. There is plenty of room and the accommodation is warm and welcoming. There is a self-catering kitchen and the choice of ...
Accommodation types: Church   Hostel
Ottawa Jail Hostel - Ghosts And Spooky Happenings
'12jul2
Ottawa Jail  
Hostel
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The central location makes this hostel a perfect base for exploring Canada’s historic capital city and the nearby Great Lakes. The hostel is located in the converted Carleton County Gaol that used to house death-row inmates. Since opening to guests in 1972, there have been reports of ghosts and spooky ...
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail
Location: Ottawa  Canada  North America
Jumbo Stay - Sleep in a Boeing 747
'12jun6
Jumbo  
Stay
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For those of you who have not spent enough time crammed into Jumbo Jets, trying to rub the feeling back into your twisted legs, craving for the blackout of sleep but unable to relax because you are stuck in a rigid position while your ears are deafened by the constant ...
Accommodation types: Airplane   Hostel
Location: Arlanda  Sweden  West Europe
Langholmen Hotel - Former Swedish Prison
'12may24
Langholmen  
Hotel
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The activities available to guests and groups at the Langholmen Hotel are all about pretending to be a prisoner and making your escape from the island. You will learn skills such as teamwork, climbing, and marksmanship. Has no-one told the staff that Langholmen is not a prison any more? I ...
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail
Karosta Prison - Adventure In A Former Soviet Prison
'12may17
Karosta Prison  
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Unchanged since Tsarist Russia, for 100 years this prison served to brutalize those who fell foul of the Tsar and Communist Party. The place is said to be haunted. Perhaps you feel brave enough to take their tour. Just don’t blame your captors… I mean hosts when you see a ...
Accommodation types: Ghost   Hostel   Jail   Soviet
Location: Liepaja  Latvia  East Europe
Old Mount Gambier Gaol - The Prison That Became A Hostel
'12apr20
Old Mount  
Gambier Gaol
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This building was used as a prison from 1866-1995. Now it is one of the more unusual hostels in the world. Cells have been converted into comfortable rooms and the old prison doors remain as they were, save for a lick of paint and the removal of spy holes. There ...
Accommodation types: Hostel   Jail