Best Hostels for Solo Travellers – Book with HostelWorld

In lands far, far away, there are hostel guitars being strummed, dorms buzzing with ‘where have you come from,’ and hammocks filled with backpackers from all over the world. Travellers are making epic journeys across the planet, soul-searching, meeting the world, and landing in hostels. As every traveller knows, there are many hostels out there, with every type of vibe, so no matter how you’re feeling, there’s a hostel for you.

The Hoscars are the annual awards given to the best hostels around the world, as decided by reviews and scores left by travelers. If you haven’t heard of them, where have you been? Oh, we get it, you’ve been busy with life-changing experiences. Well, the Hoscars are a big deal and you should definitely check them out.

The RoadHouse Prague

The RoadHouse Hostel is the best hostel for solo travelers. The hostel is located in Prague, which is world-famous for its outstanding beauty. The philosophy of The RoadHouse Hostel is that traveling is about so much more than seeing places, it’s also about the people you meet and the memories you make.

The RoadHouse is the perfect hostel for like-minded travellers who want to explore the city and spend their evenings hanging out with the other guests. The dorms are spacious and each bed has its own privacy curtain, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. You can book this hotels from

Soul Kitchen

Welcome to Soul Kitchen! We are glad to have you here with us. This quirky little hostel has been winning awards since it was born. We are not surprised to see this absolute charmer crowned with second place in the ‘Best Hostels for Solo Travellers’. Immaculately designed and situated in the most beautiful and central area of St Petersburg, this hostel is a crowd-pleaser for sure

After a day of exploring this spectacular Russian city, you can sit back and soak up the river views from the hostel balcony. Join the evening cooking class, which turns into a feast with your newly made travelling friends, followed by a movie in the hostel lounge. This hostel is a class act and with nearly 2,000 reviews, we’re confident you’ll fall in love with Soul Kitchen too. Book this from at best prices. 

Hostel One Miru

Prague is a popular city for all types of travellers – spend an afternoon in this historical Czech capital and it’s easy to see why! ‘The City of a Hundred Spires’ is a lesson in remembering to look up. It’s one of the most ‘gram friendly cities in Europe, with its castles, gothic churches and bridges stretching across the River Vltava. You can book this at 

If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Prague for solo travelers, look no further than Hostel One Miru. This hostel comes in at #3 on the “Best Hostels for Solo Travellers” list for good reason – the staff hosts events every night, so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to make new friends, and the communal dinners are super friendly.

Cozy Nook Hostel

Venture slightly off the well-trodden coastal backpacker route in Vietnam and head towards the lush greens of Da Lat. Expect pine forests, lakes and waterfalls, surrounding this thriving Vietnamese city. We reckon you’re here craving authenticity and that’s why Cozy Nook Hostel is where you should lay your backpack.


The family-run hostel offers a true family welcome with relaxed vibes, free breakfasts and lots of advice on how to experience Da Lat. Backpackers love the cooking classes, so it could be time to perfect your Pho. Every evening there’s a communal hostel dinner, with traditional home-cooked Vietnamese dishes. You know what they say, ‘those who eat together, sleep together’, in the cosy (or should we say Cozy) dorms with luxury wooden bunks.

Adventure Q2 Hostel
Looking for a great hostel for solo travelers in Queenstown, New Zealand? Look no further than this great option! This hostel is perfect for those looking to explore all that this amazing city has to offer.

If you’re looking for an adrenaline-pumping experience, you’ve come to the right place. Adventure Q2 can help you arrange activities like bridge-jumping, canyon swinging, and skydiving. And after you’ve pushed your comfort zone to the limit, you can relax in our comfortable beds or enjoy a drink on the Village Green. You may try to resist Queenstown’s spirit of adventure, but you’ll probably end up succumbing to it.

Hostel Lullaby (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Hostel Lullaby is a great option for solo travelers in Chiang Mai. With its convenient location and great amenities, it is perfect for exploring all that the city has to offer. Whether you are interested in trekking, elephant watching, or simply enjoying the local cafe culture, Hostel Lullaby is the perfect place to stay.

We hope you have a great time at the retreat! We imagine you’ll arrive, perhaps have a rain shower, head down to the common area and get stuck-in to the free snacks (whaaaat!). You’re making connections (not bffs yet) and thinking perhaps you’ll stay in, but then someone suggests a wander to the night market, with its hundreds of stalls with Thai foods and crafts. Sold!

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