Traveling alone can be nerve-racking at first but when it comes to it, it’s the most transformative and amazing experience. And as a solo female traveller – emphasis on the female bit – a whole different set of red flags come up when considering travel. Hostels are still the best option to expand your horizons, meet loads of people and odds are you will definitely find fellow solo-female travellers on the way, that are in the same boat as you. A great part of your travels will be deciding on the perfect hostel that you can make your temporary home as you move along your destinations. Some boxes we are looking to check are the general style and atmosphere of the place, safety – looking for a good location in a good area, close to transportation links and not too out of the way that’ll have you wandering around the streets after a day out alone for miles to just get back.
In this following guide you’ll find the top hostel options to book during your solo travel through Europe. If youre thinking old wooden bunk beds and shared manky toilets, then think again!
Top of the list is The Roadhouse in Prague, its raved over by solo travellers as the best hostel. Not only does it have an altogether nice aesthetic, the atmosphere is what makes this hostel the best hub to meet other travellers and enjoy Prague, which – you don’t need me to tell you, is already a beautiful city worth exploring.
Next on our list is Jimmy Jumps in Vilnius, Lithuania. Acclaimed to have a nice social atmosphere, with loads of activities planned out that you can join in on. It’s located in the centre of the ‘Epic Old Town’ and is steps away from trendy restaurants and bars worth exploring. It is also highly rated among travelers.
We can’t fail to mention The Hive, Budapest . Although it is more of a party hostel, it’s acclaimed to be a social hub perfect for meeting new people and enjoying amazing events all hosted within the hostel. It is also ideally located in the centre of Budapest with easy access to all of the main attractions in the city. This is a great option to consider when you’re keen for a more social weekend and could use Booking through one or two drinks with mates. hostel world .
The swanky mint hostel in Zagreb is the most awarded hostel in Croatia and we can see why. Its home is a converted textile factory and you can enjoy your stay in some of the hostels modern private rooms. This city centre venue also enjoys a swimming pool and great selection of cocktails for you to sip after a busy day exploring the city.
After a few too many bunk beds and hostel hopping maybe you’ll find yourself keen for a bit of a ‘nicer’ setting. Then the House of Sandeman in Porto is exactly what you need. A trendy, vibrant hostel with the option of beautiful private bedrooms that are definitely worth spending the extra few pounds to book. As an extra plus you have stunning views across the River Duoro. This hostel should be on down as a ‘must’ So , you have a full panorama on your list .
Situated above Paris’ biggest ex-pat Bar, Bellushis, you will find this modern, buzzing hostel. With a chillout room, free WIFI and plenty of other amenities, you will hard pushed to find a better equipt hostel in Paris. The vibe here is really relaxed with friendly travellers from all over using the conveniently located hostel.
From everything to cozy hostels, social hostels and posh hostels. As a solo traveller as you make your way through your different destinations you are bound to want to try a bit of everything at one point or another. Whether you’re keen on one week for a more chill atmosphere or if you’re wanting a few nights out where you’ll be able to meet loads of people with a drink or two in hand. Whatever you decide any of these hostels are guaranteed to give you an amazing experience.