We are the global hostel-focussed online booking platform, inspiring passionate travellers to see the world, meet new people and come back with extraordinary stories to tell.
Our Mission and Vision
We enable travellers to experience new places and meet new people in a fun, memorable and safe way; empowered by travel know-how curated by a passionate community of like-minded travellers and hosts.
Our vision is to shape people’s lives and attitudes through travel and build a better world.
Hostels (36,000 properties overall)
Languages online (13 on app)
Visits to website and app in H1 2019
Social media followers
Years of experience
Hostelworld customers are not your average tourists; they crave unique experiences that Hostelworld facilitates with the best choice of hostels around the world. It’s the social nature of hostels that turbo-charges their global adventures and empowers them to Meet the World.
Majority of customers from US, UK, DE, AUS and CA
Majority of customers are under 35 years old
61% of customers travel solo
32% of customers are students
43% of customers book on our app
48% of customers stay for 3+ days
Customers take 4+ leisure trips on average per year
High travel spend
Customers spend 3k on average per year