Hostels are on the rise!
At Safestay, we pride ourselves in showing our guests that the best way to travel and explore the world is when you stay at hostels.
However, you’d be surprised that there are many misconceptions about hostels which often result in people having a negative view towards them.
So we’ve done research and gathered the most common hostel myths so that we can de’bunk’ them! (PUN INTENDED)
Myth #1: Hostels are basic
If there’s one thing for sure, hostels are full of entertainment! Hostels aim to give you that travel experience from the moment you enter their doors.
We’ve got great facilities and travel experts working at our hostels so they’ll have the best advice to give on what to do in the area. After all, what’s not to love about Europe! We work with tour guides to help give you the ultimate experience of the city. They’ll take you to all the best places around.
In our hostels, we’ve also got great bars and events going on! From welcome meetings & cooking classes to beer pong & pub crawls there is something for everyone!
And we’re not in the dark ages, we’ve got TV, computers and kitchens for whatever you need.
Myth #2: Hostels are in non-central locations
The hostels you see in films aren’t really hostels. In reality, hostels are probably only ever spotted in central locations with easy access to all the major attractions. You could literally walk out the doorstep and be able to get to any touristic place in minutes.
We are only located in the major cities in Europe with our hostels carefully chosen to give all our guests the best stay! No one wants to have to travel 30 minutes to get to the main areas.
Myth #3: Hostels are for only young people
Since when did travelling have an age limit? Anyone of any age can travel and anyone of any age can stay in a hostel.
You might think that a hostel is full of people causing havoc but in reality, it’s a place where you are able to meet like-minded travellers and exchange stories.
The best part is that most of the times these meetings lead to long-lasting friendships even after the adventure is over!
Myth #4: Hostels only have bunk beds
If you’re not keen on bunk beds not to worry. Many hostels have both dorm rooms and private rooms for you to choose from. Whilst travelling is about meeting new people and being social it is understandable that at times you need privacy.
Here at Safestay, we have both private rooms, small dorms and large dorms. A wide selection to suit your needs!