From time to time, we like to showcase some of the most interesting hostels we have in our Feature Articles. Whether you are looking for the perfect island hostel escape, or you want to learn more about our sustainable hostels and their ecological practices, or perhaps you fancy staying at an award-winning hostel – you can find out all you need to know in our Hostel Feature Articles.
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HI is one of the only hostel networks in the world to have a sustainability charter, which means all of the member associations must adhere to our sustainable practices guidelines. Some of our hostels go the extra mile, fully embracing green hostelling – and others have even been awarded the seal of approval from 3rd party ecological organisations such as the Swan Ecolabel. This is our list of some of our favourite eco hostels, including information on what exactly they are doing to promote sustainability and help ensure that your hostelling experience has the least impact on the world around us.
There’s just something special about being near the sea. Whether you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of life on a remote island getaway, or you want to experience city life with a difference by being situated on the water, island hostels offer a great opportunity to enjoy that special feeling. Here’s our pick of the best island hostels around the world, from chilling out on Thailand’s sandy beaches, to interacting with koalas in an on-site animal sanctuary in Australia, whale-watching in Canada or staying in a 250-year-old Finnish fortress on a World Heritage site in Helsinki.