HostelBookers has just announced their 2012 Awards for Excellence, honoring the best hostels and guesthouses around the world. All of the awards are granted based on the reviews and ratings of guests like you over the last year (2011). Check out some of the winners below, and watch the video for an overview of all of the winners.
The awards are broken down into various categories as well as geographic locations. There are awards for the top three overall for each continent, as well as awards for cleanliness (always very important!), value, location, atmosphere, staff, couples and families, etc.
We’ve listed the top three for each continent here, but for all of the awards, check out the HostelBookers Awards Page.
- NapPark Hostel @ Khao San Bangkok, Thailand
- Refill Now! Hostel Bangkok, Thailand
- The Jade Emu International Guesthouse Dali, China
Australia & Oceania
- Blue Parrot Backpackers Sydney, Australia
- Sydney Harbour YHA Sydney, Australia
- Travellers Oasis Cairns, Australia
- City Hostel Seattle Seattle, USA
- Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle, USA
- USA Hostels San Diego San Diego, USA
South & Central America
- Hostel Way2Go Florianopolis, Brazil
- Ritoque Raices Valparaiso, Chile
- Submarino Hostel Florianopolis, Brazil
Africa & The Middle East