Terms & Conditions

Hostelz.com is a Price Comparison Website for Hostels and Budget Accommodation.

These Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “these Terms and Conditions”) govern your (hereinafter referred to as “the User”) visits to the following legal registered entity’s website: ‘Hostelz’ (hereinafter referred to as “Provider”) with website address: https://www.hostelz.com (“the Website”). From the User’s desire to use the Provider’s website, the User acknowledges and hereby agrees to follow and adhere to the Terms and Conditions. The User is not allowed to use or download Content acquired on the Provider’s website for advertising and other similar reasons without the consent of the Provider and cannot share this Content to any external third parties without the explicit consent of the Provider. Hostelz is a company that operates as a price comparison website for budget accommodation such as hostels, guesthouses and similar. The Website is accessible to anyone, and hence, anyone and anything can be a User, for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions. Moreover, it is strictly forbidden to crawl the website systematically.

Sorting of Listings, Guest Reviews

Hostelz aims to display hostel search results that are most relevant to our users. As a signed up member of Hostelz.com, the sorting of hostels may change to fit the personal profile.

The sorting of accommodation is not affected by any commission paid or any other benefits. Default sorting is by rating.

Customers who have stayed at the accommodation listed on Hostelz, are invited to comment on their stay at the relevant accommodations. Submitted reviews become the property of Hostelz.com. Reviews may be subject to editing. Reviews are shown along with name and for signe-up users, additionaly the profile image is shown. Hostelz reserves the right to not publish reviews that include:

  • Profanity, hate speech, sexually explicit, discriminatory, threats, violence
  • Personal attack, Promoting illegal activities, politically sensitive comments
  • Sites, emails and addresses, phone numbers, cc details

Electronic Communications

By using this Website or communicating with the Provider by electronic means, the User hereby agrees and acknowledges that any and all agreements, notices, disclosures, or any other communication complies with all legal criteria, including but not limited to the criteria that communications like these ought to be written.


The Provider shall not be liable for any external, third-party links, such as the hotels or other accommodations featured on the Website, that might be provided, at any point of time either present or future, in the Website and any product or service bought or wrongful information obtained from these external, third-party links featured on the Website is at the User’s risk. The Website must not be held liable or responsible, under any circumstances for anything associated with third party websites that may appear on the Website.

The User, therefore, acknowledges and agrees that the Website shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused that may be associated with access or use of any content or features from websites like these. Correspondingly, the Provider obtains hostel information from other external third-party websites such as Hostelworld, Booking.com, Hostelsclub and other booking platforms and the Provider is then able to compare the prices between the hostels and other accommodation places. Accordingly, the User is directed to such websites/booking platforms to complete the final booking. Consequently, the business model of the Provider is predicated on commissions and hence, the Website is free to use by the User.

The Provider cannot be held responsible for security breaches occurring on the User’s electronic device (Personal Computer or other electronic device used to browse the Website), which may be in consequence of inadequate virus protection software installed or downloaded by the User on his/her electronic device.

The User is encouraged to sign up on the Website in order to obtain the full experience of the Website. For further information, the User should feel free to read the Provider’s Privacy Policy.

Force Majeure

The Provider shall, under no circumstances whatsoever, be held responsible or liable for or deemed in breach of its responsibilities under these Terms and Conditions due to any event or circumstance, which the occurrence and the effect of which the party affected thereby is unable to prevent and avoid, including, without limitation acts of God; pandemics, government regulation, curtailment of transportation facilities, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial actions or trade disputes of whatever nature (whether involving employees of a party or a third party), terrorist attacks, haze, sabotage, riots, civil disturbances, insurrections, national emergencies (whether in fact or law), blockades, acts of war (declared or not), etc. (a “Force Majeure Event”). The Provider shall give the User a written notice describing the particulars of the Force Majeure Event as soon as possible.

Updating of the Terms and Conditions

The Provider reserves the rights to change, adjust, add, insert or remove parts from, or the whole of, these Terms and Conditions periodically. Anything adjusted to these Terms and Conditions will become effective after the adjustment has been published and made public on this Website. It is the User’s responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions from time to time at the Website for modifications and adjustments. The User’s continued use of this Website following the publishing of modifications and adjustments will be considered as the User’s explicit acceptance to adhere to these Terms and Conditions, including such modifications and adjustments.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

Limitation of liability

The Website and all Content on the Website, including but certainly not limited to, any current or future/expected offer of products or services, are supplied just the exact same as illustrated (on an “as is” basis), and may not be entirely accurate with typographical or graphic errors. The Owners make no warranty or representation as to the availability, accuracy or completeness of the Content of the Website or other third party websites that the User will access. Neither Provider nor any holding company, affiliate or subsidiary of Provider, shall be held responsible for any direct or indirect special, consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred, related to the use of, or the inability to access or use or visit the Content and/or the Website including any operations within them, and including any external third party links associated directly or indirectly even if it has been made known to the Provider. The Provider is not responsible or liable, under any circumstances, for what and how the Website is used for. In essence, the Provider bears no responsibility for the websites or other functions that the User tries to enter through the operation of the Website. Consequently, the Provider is not responsible or liable for any actions and results in relation to the use and service of the Website. The User must be solely liable and responsible for using the Website for any purposes, actions or benefits under his/her own discretion.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

This Website is controlled, operated and administered by the Provider from Cyprus. Visiting and using the Website from a location in which the Content is unlawful is not allowed. The User may not use this Website in violation of the laws and regulations of the Republic of Cyprus. If the User accesses this Website from locations outside of the European Union & Cyprus, that User is responsible for compliance with all local laws, and the User consents to the jurisdiction of the Cyprus courts in the event of any dispute.

Indemnification of Lawyer Costs, Out-of-Pocket expenses and Liability for Breach

If the User breaches these Terms and Conditions, the Provider shall be compensated by the breaching party for its reasonable lawyer costs and out-of-pocket expenses which in any way relate to the breach of these Terms and Conditions.

The User acknowledges that compliance with these Terms and Conditions is necessary to protect the goodwill and other proprietary interests of the Provider and that a breach of these Terms and Conditions will also give rise to irreparable and continuing injury to the Provider.

Therefore, the User by using the Website hereby agrees that breach of these Terms and Conditions will give the right to the Provider to seek damages for any losses and damages incurred as a result of breach of these Terms and Conditions and/or in connection with such violation.


If any Clause, or part of a Clause, of these Terms and Conditions, is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of the Clause or Paragraph which contains the relevant provision shall not be affected, unless otherwise stipulated under applicable law. If the remainder of the provision is not affected, the Parties shall use all reasonable endeavours to agree within a reasonable time upon any lawful and reasonable variations to the Agreement which may be necessary in order to achieve, to the greatest extent possible, the same effect as would have been achieved by the Clause, or the part of the Clause, in question.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions represent the entire agreement between the Provider and the User, completely replacing any other previous written or verbal agreements concerning the relationship of the User with the Provider.

Links To Other Websites

As aforementioned, the Website may include links to third-party websites like hotels, hostels, apartments and other relevant accommodations as well as links to booking platforms, such as Booking.com, Hostelworld and Hostelsclub, that are not owned or controlled by the Website. The Provider also pledges that the introduction of external, third-party links on the Website are purely informational and that the Provider shall not infringe with, or violate, any copyrighted material or Intellectual Property rights of the third party. The Provider shall not treat the external, third-party links in any wrongful manner.

Certain content that appears on Hostelz.com comes from Amazon. This content is provided ‘as is’ and is subject to change or removal at any time. Hostelz.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. As an Amazon Associate, Hostelz earns from qualifying purchases.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or want to provide feedback regarding our privacy policy, you can always contact us through the Contact Us page on the website.

Last Updated: December 2021

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