From baths perched on the edge of ridges looking out across the South African mountains, to traditional Moroccan riads bringing the architectural charm, the world’s most photogenic hostels have been revealed. Travellers across Hostelworld’s user base have voted with ‘likes’ to reveal the list of wanderlust inducing spots you can book a stay at.
With the end of the school and university semester approaching, some of these spectacular hostels could be perfect for your next trip abroad to escape this cold Australian winter.
1. The Farm Hostel, Bali
With luscious greenery surrounding a crystal clear pool, spacious terrace filled with a range of beanbags and sprawling views of the Canggu countryside, it’s no wonder this hostel reigns top when it comes to getting a ‘gram-worthy’ shot.
2. Rodamon Riad, Marrakech
The riad-style terrace complete with beautiful patterned tiles partners’ traditional Moroccan architecture with a modern style to create the perfect picture opportunity. Complete with rooftop terrace and bar with views of the Atlas Mountains and Kotubia Mosque, it’s no surprise this is a firm favourite amongst travellers.
3. Abbey Court, Dublin
Voted Dublin’s best hostel this year, the terrace of Abbey Court fulfils all your quirky interior dreams with a ceiling covered in bright, colourful umbrellas alongside a floral graffiti wall.
4. Central Backpackers Hostel, Catba, Vietnam
Set amongst the mountainous Vietnamese countryside, these small huts fit effortlessly into the picturesque landscape and provide the perfect photo opportunity that’s greeted with lush green vistas.
5. Discovery Hostel, Rio, Brazil
Bringing the serious Rio party vibes, Discovery Hostel has been voted best hostel in Latin America with good reason. It also bodes well that the open terrace area complete with flag, lights and plants provides a great photo opportunity to capture the life and soul of the hostel.
6. Away With the Fairies Hostel, Hogsback, South Africa
Need we say more, that view from the bath says more than we could.
7. 99 Surf Lodge, Tola, Nicaragua
This eco-friendly beach front retreat, built entirely with local materials comes complete with a 4-sided infinity pool and lots of glass windows to enjoy those dreamy ocean views. The perfect tranquil escape from this cold Australian winter.
8. Santos Express Train Lodge, Mossel Bay, South Africa
A genuine train with each carriage converted into a room, sat right on the beach overlooking the ocean and South African mountains, hard to create a more Instagram-friendly scene.
9. Outpost beach hostel , El Nido, Philippines
Situated on El Nido’s sunset beach, this fun hostel features a big sprawling lounge on the balcony that provides the prime spot to get that perfect sundown snap.
10. Bambuda Lodge, Bocas del Toro, Panama
This waterfront location can only be topped with a 150ft waterslide going from the hostel to the ocean. Yep, you read that right. This hostel is literally connected to the ocean that is just one fun slide away and has this net perfect for relaxing, soaking up the sun and of course getting that dreamy shot.Sydney Unleashed is one of Australia’s premier entertainment publications exploring the latest in lifestyle trends. From Sydney’s finest restaurants, cafes and bars to the hottest in gadgets, products, and home entertainment, Sydney Unleashed is your one-stop lifestyle platform.