If you’re looking for a budget-friendly option and you don’t mind sharing facilities, staying in one of the UK’s many hostels could be a great option for you. In most British cities there is a selection of simple, clean and good value hostels. Although the popular low-cost alternative is often aimed at backpackers, many modern hostels have private rooms and en-suite bathrooms.
What to expect?
- Whether you’re seeking basic or more boutique accommodation, there are many hostels across Great Britain to choose from.
- It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, they’ll be a hostel to suit your needs. Just do a little bit of research!
Where to find a hostel
The Youth Hostel Association is the largest association in the UK and many independent hostels can also be found through Hostel World. Many hostels are in beautiful locations and have special facilities for walking, cycling, climbing and so on, which makes them a great choice for an outdoor vacation.