Hostel in Texel, Netherlands

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Get to know Texel (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Texel. To help you make friends with Texel before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Texel, Netherlands, is the most western Frisian Island in the Netherlands. It is a popular destination for Dutch citizens to escape the busy city life.

The beach, the cosy villages, and nature exhibition Ecomare are the most famous highlights on Texel. Especially in summer, the villages are flooded by tourists, which creates a nice atmosphere, although you can argue that the island loses its authenticity. Most tourists on Texel are Dutch, but you can also find quite a few Germans and other nationalities.

Your options for a hostel in Texel, Netherlands, will be extremely limited, but what exists will be located in the town of Den Burg, located in the centre of Texel. In summer it is highly recommended to book your Texel, Netherlands hostel in advance, due to the high amount of tourists visiting.

In town, you can easily walk to all the places of interest, while you can take a bus to other parts of Texel. Texel is the only Dutch Frisian island that you can access by car, which makes it easy to travel around. The most common way to reach Texel is by the hourly ferry from Den Helder, a city in the north of North Holland. You can take the ferry as a pedestrian, bring your bicycle, or go by car as previously mentioned.

Apart from spending town in the cosy towns and strolling down the beaches and dunes, Ecomare is a popular attraction. Here, you can find more about the nature on Texel and the sea-life in the sea surrounding the islands. In Ecomare, you can see seals and other wildlife. There are also several traditional events every year on Texel, which are worth visiting if you are near.

Texel is a nice island away from the busy city life in the Netherlands and worth visiting for a few days, but make sure to book your Texel, Netherlands hostel in advance in high season.

Written by local enthusiast for Texel hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Texel hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about Texel Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Texel. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Texel. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Texel costs on average $42 for a dorm. A hostel in Texel with private rooms costs on average $187.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Texel, Netherlands. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 1 hostel in Texel, Netherlands.

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Texel.

HI - Stayokay Texel Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Texel.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Texel

Your Packing List for Texel

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Texel Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Texel, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$42 Average dorm price
$187 Average private room price
$40 Cheapest hostel in Texel
HI - Stayokay Texel Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Texel
HI - Stayokay Texel Hostel is the best rated
Most Texel hostels are located in
Den Burg
9.4 Average rating of all hostels

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