From London to Prague: A Guide To The Best Travel Hostels For Your Next Euro Trip

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Of course! Millennials are doing things differently and their travel trends are making news every day. Travellers have been backpacking since eternity but no previous generation has embraced interests like budget backpacking and hostel hopping as thoroughly as millennials have in the present times.

For most of us 20-something backpackers, the grand Euro trip is a dream adventure. This is especially for the budget backpackers who are ready to wander around the picturesque European towns with a rucksack and love to be in the company of like-minded travellers on a similar adventure. I sat down to hunt the best travel hostels around Europe just to give you wings if you're one of them. Count this blog post as millennial welfare work.

The prices for dorms and private rooms in the hostels listed below range from €20 to €45. London and Paris are two cities on this route where hostel rates are more expensive. Click on the links below for current prices.

Here's your budget hostel hopping guide around the best European cities for your next adventure.

Photo of From London to Prague: A Guide To The Best Travel Hostels For Your Next Euro Trip 1/1 by Disha Kapkoti

Trail To Follow: London + Oxford + Bath > Paris > Brussels > Amsterdam > Berlin > Cologne > Munich > Prague

Best Hostel pick for London: Clink78

Where: 78 Kings Cross Road, Islington, London

Your hostel experience: The hostel is a former Victorian Courthouse, just a short walk away from King's Cross Tube Station and St Pancras International Station. Twin sharing rooms and dormitories are available at Clink78 along with a restaurant, TV lounge and a self-catering kitchen. ClashBAR is in the basement hosts DJ nights and live performances. Daily walking tours leave from the reception of the hostel everyday. Guests can join the groups and explore the city on foot.

Nearby Attractions: Head to Exmouth Market for some street food. Visit Emirates Stadium which is home to Arsenal F.C. The Almeida, Pleasance Theatre, and King’s Head Theatre Pub are some theatres featuring live performances. Visit Camden and Soho for a Friday night out.

Photo of Clink78, King's Cross Road, London, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Clink78

Photo of Clink78, King's Cross Road, London, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel pick for Oxford: Central Backpackers

Location: 13 Park End Street, Oxford

Your hostel experience: The city has been an iconic hub of learning since 1167 and hence has an obvious appeal to the young travellers. At Central Backpackers you are rightly placed at a 5 minute distance from the train station and the city centre. You have a 24–hour door code access, a self–catering kitchen, free tea and coffee, individual lockers and a terrace with BBQ. Free tennis racquet, frisbees and footballs are also available for the guests.

Nearby Attractions: Explore the historic buildings of Worcester College and Oxford Castle. Go to Creation Theatre Company for artistic performances and The Lighthouse for nightlife.

Photo of Central Backpackers Oxford, Park End Street, Oxford, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Central Backpackers

Photo of Central Backpackers Oxford, Park End Street, Oxford, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel pick for Bath: St Christopher's Inn Bath

Location: 9 Green Street Bath

Your Hostel Experience: Tight at the centre of this World Heritage listed city lies this vibrant traveller's hostel. Bath Abbey and the Royal Crescent are just minutes away from the hostel. Tickets and tours available for Stonehenge and other nearby attractions right at the reception. Guests get a flat 25% discount on food and drinks at Belushi’s Bar and Restaurant, located right below the hostel. This restaurant is also an ideal place to spend an evening after a tiring city tour and meet locals and travellers.

Nearby Attractions: Go to the Circus Bath, Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey. If you arrive here during the festival season, visit the Bath Christmas Market.

Photo of St Christopher's Inn Bath, Green Street, Bath, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: St Christopher's Inn Bath

Photo of St Christopher's Inn Bath, Green Street, Bath, United Kingdom by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel Pick for Paris: Le Village Hostel and Budget Hotel

Location: 20 rue d'Orsel, 18e arr., Paris

Your hostel experience: You are a mere 10 minutes from the foot of the Sacré Coeur and historic Butte Montmartre. Montmartre is one of Paris' most popular neighbourhoods, with several bars and bistros and the best of Paris' nightlife. The hostel provides a comfortable stay with proper amenities. When you arrive, ask for the rooms with the view of Sacré Coeur Basilica.

Nearby Attractions: Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Place du Tertre and Le Trianon.

Photo of Le Village Hostel Montmartre, Rue d'Orsel, Paris, France by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Le Village Hostel

Photo of Le Village Hostel Montmartre, Rue d'Orsel, Paris, France by Disha Kapkoti

Best hostel pick for Brussels: Train Hostel

Location: Avenue Georges Rodenbach, 6, Schaarbeek, Brussels

Your hostel experience: At the train hostel, the brilliant architecture strikes your attention at first sight and you get to sleep inside rooms that look like sleeper carriages on European trains. There's even a painting by the internationally renowned artist François Schuiten! Your stay here is in itself an entertaining cultural experience.

Nearby Attractions: Explore Les Ecuries Bio Van De Tram for shopping and cocktails, Les Halles de Schaerbeek for artistic performances and L’Âne Fou for a traditional Belgium bistro experience.

Photo of Train Hostel, Avenue Georges Rodenbach, Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium by Disha Kapkoti

Image CRedits: Train Hostel

Photo of Train Hostel, Avenue Georges Rodenbach, Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium by Disha Kapkoti

Best hostel pick for Amsterdam: The Flying Pig Uptown

Location: Vossiusstraat 46, Oud Zuid, Amsterdam

Your Hostel Experience: The hostel is just 8 minutes away from Leidseplein and right next to Vondelpark, a beautiful place to spend your day. There are dorm rooms with bunk beds as well as private rooms with en suite bathroom, a 24 hour help desk, breakfast buffet and the hostel bar. There are also other nearby restaurants and cafes where you can hang out. The area is also great to stay for travellers who enjoy cycling around the city and visiting museums.

Nearby Attractions: Visit Cornelis Schuytstraat, a charming street market; Concertgebouw is a great venue for concerts in Vondelpark. Het Concertgebouw offers a free lunch-concert every Wednesday at 12:30.

Photo of The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel, Vossiusstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: The Flying Pig Uptown

Photo of The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel, Vossiusstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel Pick for Berlin: Pfefferbett Hostel

Location: Christinenstr. 18-19, Berlin

Your hostel experience: The hostel is located at a 19th century brewery in Prenzlauer Berg district of central Berlin. Free wifi, bar, snacks and a terrace with a view! Visitors can also rent cycles for a city tour around the hostel which is also Berlin's best rated location. Prenzlauer Berg is a great nearby location to visit for restaurants, bars and clubs.

Nearby Attractions: Choose from numerous clubs, bars and restaurants in Prenzlauer Berg, visit The UNESCO Museum Island and entertainment venues and art galleries at Hackesche Höfe.

Photo of Pfefferbett Hostel, Christinenstraße, Berlin, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Pfefferbett Hostel

Photo of Pfefferbett Hostel, Christinenstraße, Berlin, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel Pick For Cologne: Pathpoint Cologne - Backpacker Hostel

Location: Allerheiligenstrasse 15, Altstadt-Nord, Cologne

Your hostel experience: The hostel is located at a renovated Church at the city centre. During your stay here, you are only minutes away from the beach and the Cologne Train Station. All rooms are equipped with modern furniture, private bathrooms and a safe. Guests can relax at the hostel terrace or at the garden with a bbq. At a 5 minutes distance, visitors can explore major city attractions like the Cologne Cathedral, Rhein River and several other museums.

Nearby Attractions: Kolumba Art Museum, KölnTriangle, Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig and The Fragrance Museum.

Photo of DJH Jugendherberge Köln-Pathpoint, Allerheiligenstraße, Cologne, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Pathpoint Cologne - Backpacker Hostel

Photo of DJH Jugendherberge Köln-Pathpoint, Allerheiligenstraße, Cologne, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Best Hostel Pick For Munich: Wombats City Hostel

Location: Senefelderstr. 1, Ludvigvorstadt, Munich

Your Hostel Experience: At Wombat's, you stay at the heart of the city and the hostel serves as a base for many long term budget backpackers owing to it's great location. The hostel is right next to Munich's central railway station and stands at 10 minute's distance from Marienplatz square. Many rooms also feature a balcony which is ideal to enjoy the sun.

Nearby Attractions: Hofbräuhaus brewery, Viktualienmarkt market and Theresienwiese, the site of Germany's famous Oktoberfest.

Photo of wombats CITY HOSTEL MUNICH, Senefelderstraße, Munich, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Wombats City Hostel

Photo of wombats CITY HOSTEL MUNICH, Senefelderstraße, Munich, Germany by Disha Kapkoti

Best hostel pick for Prague: Mosaic House

Location: Odborů 4, Prague

Your hostel experience: The hostel stands at a central location in downtown Prague and is also the first carbon–neutral hostel in the Czech Republic. Guests have access to the kitchen at all times to prepare meals for themselves. The hostel's living room is a great place to relax and meet other hostellers. On the ground floor of the hostel stands La Loca Bar, Lounge & Restaurant, an amazing place to spend your evenings.

Nearby Attractions: You can opt for a city tour with Green Lemon, visit National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and go to Redroom for amazing nightlife.

Photo of Mosaic House, Odborů, Prague, Czechia by Disha Kapkoti

Image Credits: Mosaic House

Photo of Mosaic House, Odborů, Prague, Czechia by Disha Kapkoti

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