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Youth Hostels to fall in love with | 2019

You might be reading this blog with your dreamboat of a partner or still in search for Mr/Mrs Right but we all know who the true bae is and that’s – Youth Hostels!

We love you so much that we have searched the globe for the youth hostels in 2019 that you are guaranteed to fall in love with!

Reykjavik City Hi Hostel- Iceland

Reykjavík City Hostel is right in the heart of Laugardalur Park, close to the national sports stadiums and Iceland´s biggest swimming pool and thermal spa- perfect for a couples getaway!

For the couples that love to save the world or you are looking for another reason to fall head over heels with this hostel- Reykjavík City Hostel is a Swan eco-certified hostel. Swan certification is a trusted ecological label in the Nordic countries, which demonstrates a well-considered and thorough sustainability policy.

You can also treat your loved one to a tasty dinner in the hostel’s fully equipped kitchen or have a hot drink in the coffee bar whilst posting your romantic photos of Reykjavik to Instagram using the hostel's Wi-Fi.


Hostel Alieti- Slovenia

Hostel Alieti is a beautiful converted old townhouse that sits in the middle of the small town of Izola. The hostel is very close to the main square – Manzoli Square and other attractions such as the Paranzana Izola Museum. Alieti is also walking distance to the beach where you can top up that tan whilst watching the day go by.

Whilst staying at the hostel, you are not woken by any annoying alarms; instead, you are woken by the smell of coffee and fresh bagels baked by the Hostel Manager- Miss Majda. There is a lot to love about Hostel Alieti.


HI La Malbaie - Canada

Located in the province of Québec, in a small village bordering the St.Lawrence River, HI La Malbaie is the perfect spot to get cosy after a long day in the outdoors discovering the beauty the region has to offer. Snuggle up by the fireplace, spend the night in the “Romantic Suite” with a breathtaking view on the river and enjoy local produce at the hostel’s bistro.


HI Mosquito Creek, Wilderness Hostel- Canada

Find yourself lost in the middle of nowhere and experience off the grid living at HI Mosquito Creek. Located in the famous Banff National Park, the hostel sets the perfect setting for a romantic getaway far from the busy scene. Relax in the wood-burning sauna and get cosy by the fireplace or outdoor fire pit. Surrounded by nature’s raw beauty, you can be sure that sparks will fly.


Youth hostel Lultzhausen – Luxembourg

The beautiful landscape of the Upper Sure Nature Reserve offers countless hills, densely wooded valleys and Luxembourg’s largest lake. The youth hostel in Lultzhausen is located on the shores of the lake of the Luxemburgish Ardennes with direct access to a wonderful beach and promenades along the waterfront. For nature lovers, this means a wide range of outdoor activities as well as the perfect opportunity to try out kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding. The youth hostel’s team also offers guided tours of the lake upon request. With its wonderful terrace overlooking the lake, Lultzhausen is the perfect place for idyllic and active holidays.


YHA Wilderhope Manor- England

A spectacular, Grade I listed Elizabethan manor in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, YHA Wilderhope Manor is one of YHA’s most visually striking properties with a real touch of class. The grand building is everything you wouldn’t stereotypically picture when looking for a hostel, with plenty of historic features and surroundings for guests to enjoy. YHA Wilderhope Manor gives you a truly unforgettable experience in a historic, beautiful setting and even brags a high-end bridal suite, complete with 4-Poster Bed & roll-top bath, so book now if you’re looking for a truly romantic getaway.


YHA Hartington Hall- England

A grand, 17th-century manor house with log fires, oak panelling and ample original features in the heart of a picturesque, unspoilt area of the Peak District, YHA Hartington Hall is perfect for weekend breaks with your loved one. Fancy a bit of luxury? YHA Hartington Hall offers ‘The Roost’- a high-class self-contained first-class honeymoon suite that is set away from the hostel and has its own tranquil living area, kitchenette, bedroom and spacious bathroom. Think cosy blankets and rustic beds – the ideal location for a romantic weekend away or your first night as a married couple. Book now!


Hanmer Springs- New Zealand

Hanmer is a famously romantic destination in New Zealand so it obviously would feature on this list. The hostel is really close to the main attraction in the village- Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, meaning you won’t need to go far for a little bit of relaxation! It’s also close to some highly recommended restaurants and fantastic entertainment such as mini golf, hikes and mountain biking trails, ensuring your stay will be filled with fun and excitement!

Glenorchy- New Zealand

YHA Kinloch, Glenorchy is an off-the-beaten-track youth hostel that serves relaxation by the bucket load! The wilderness lodge offers up beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu that can’t be matched as you relax with a meal from the on-site restaurant. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen for people who want to make their own romantic meal. Whilst at this hostel, you can spend the day trekking, fishing, jet boating, horse-trekking or simply enjoying the magnificent natural surroundings of Lake Wakatipu.


Townsville YHA- Australia

If you are after a little bit of ‘Poshtelling’ then Townsville in Australia with their luxury king rooms will be right up your street! The hostel also boasts a rooftop pool with plenty of room to lounge about with cabanas and pool lounges aplenty, as well as a thriving outdoor bar and restaurant. You can have fantastic experiences at Townsville including jet-ski riding, enjoying the nightlife or have some much-needed downtime at the hostel.




Nimbin Rox YHA- Australia

Nimbin Rox gives you the opportunity to stay in a gorgeous belt tent under the stars!  You can relax by the hostel’s tropical pool or chill in a hammock and watch the day go by.  Whilst staying at the hostel, you get to experience some epic views of World Heritage parks, misty mountains and abundant native wild. The Nimbin Village is also a short walk away. You will fall in love with this hostel the moment you arrive!



Oban Youth Hostel- Scotland

Oban is noted for its “romantic landscape” making it the perfect hostel for a couple’s getaway in Scotland. Surrounded by miles of beautiful countryside and dramatic coastline and in walking distance of the quaint town centre, it is safe to say you will fall in love with this Youth Hostel. The dining room in the hostel offers breathtaking views of the harbour, which makes it the perfect setting for a romantic meal- cooked in the self-catering kitchen of course!

Oban is known as Scotland’s seafood capital, meaning you can tuck into the famous aphrodisiac- Oysters, amongst other seafood favourites at great restaurants on the bay. Alternatively, you can visit the Oban Chocolate Company where they have beautiful and tasty handmade chocolates. You also watch the chocolate being made from a viewing gallery, which you don’t need to book for and best of all, it’s free, although you will buy your body weight in chocolate!

Oban Youth Hostel offers comfy en-suite rooms and is one of the go-to destinations for a romantic getaway in Scotland.


Glen Nevis Youth Hostel- Scotland

Like the ex that you just can’t quit, Glen Nevis Youth Hostel returns for the second year in a row. This time, the hostel has been open since June 2018 and it is safe to say that everyone loves the improvements made at Glen Nevis. With a log-burning stove and an open-plan living space with panoramic views, it’s easy to see why people would fall in love with the hostel. Each hostel bed also has USB power sockets ensuring that if you travelling alone you can still FaceTime your loved one using the hostel Wi-Fi

The Hostel sits at the foot of Ben Nevis with a path to the mountain leading directly from its door making it the perfect location for the adventurous couples amongst us. Also, Glen Nevis boasts some of Scotland's most dramatic landscapes on its doorstep, it's no wonder people fall for this hostel.  



For all the people lusting after a lost love, here is our blog from 2018
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