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Space Garden Hostel Mirissa has four dorms, a restaurant, a rooftop (in high season only), and Wi-Fi (the downstairs network works well, but unfortunately for those located on the upper floor, this network is terrible). The Location A short walk from the main road where the bus will drop you, a short tuk tuk ride (or thirty-minute walk) from the train station or a ten-minute walk from the b...

Reggae Hostel Ocho Rios is a branch of the big name in Jamaica backpacking; there are two other branches around the island. Although backpacking is just starting to get a foothold in Jamaica, Reggae Hostel is already at the head of the pack. The Location Reggae Hostel's location in Ocho Rios couldn't really be better. They are right in the center of the city with Ocho Rios Beach just a minut...

Labrish Guest House is Jamaican-/Japanese-owned and is one of the cheaper hostels in Kingston. The Location Just a five-minute walk from Half Way Tree bus station, Labrish is very handy if you're in transit and want to stay a night and move on. There are numerous shops in the area and dozens of eateries. It's down a side street, so isn't plagued by traffic noise, but the owners' yapping dogs...

Lake View Hostel lives up to its name and has a stunning view of Guatapé from its balcony. The hostel is in a great location and has plenty of information on what to do around Guatapé, which has plenty to offer beyond its famous rock. The Location The hostel faces onto a lake and is on the edge of Guatapé town. From the bus terminal it's around a fifteen-minute walk to the hostel. It's arou...

Vista Plaza is one of the few-and-far-between backpacker options in Cienfuegos, a popular city with visitors. Outside the capital of Havana, the choices tend to be "casas particulares" (private houses) renting by the bed rather than by the room, thereby giving single travelers in particular, a budget option. Vista Plaza is in this category. The Location The location is fantastic, sitting on...

2018-12-08 Vista PlazaCienfuegos, Cuba

The RoadHouse Prague is one of the best hostels in Europe. This hostel is warm and welcoming upon arrival. The staff go out of their way to make sure guests are happy and comfortable. The hostel is small scale, which adds to the homey feeling; guests are happily mingling at all times of the day and night. The amenities of the hostel are very well looked after and are in excellent condition. Overal...

Sgt Pepper's Hostel is a relaxing and friendly hostel in central Jardin. It's a great place from which to base yourself while you explore the town and its surroundings. The Location The hostel is located around a seven-minute walk from Jardin's main plaza and social centre. It's very easy to find from the plaza, as it is just down one straight road. The main bus terminal in town is around a...

With an excellent location; plenty of information on what to do and see in Oaxaca; and a fun, welcoming atmosphere, Iguana Hostel Oaxaca is a great base for exploring the main things that Oaxaca has to offer. The Location If Iguana isn't in the heart of the city, then it's only a millimetre to the right at the most. Everything that Oaxaca has to offer is within an easy walking distance -- mu...

Good location, good vibes, good times -- Puerto Dreams Hostel lives up to its name and lives up to Puerto Escondido's reputation. The Location For those more concerned with being in the heart of a place, Puerto Dreams has an excellent location; restaurants, shops, and markets (including a charming local-growers market for purchasing free produce) are plentiful and the hostel is within an eas...