Hostelworld.com is the world’s number one hostel booking website. The flagship brand of parent company Web Reservations.
Initially focusing its business on independent and official youth hostels, the site now features campsites, self catering accommodation, B&B’s and budget hotels and currently lists over 24,000 properties in more than 180 countries. The site is available in 23 languages and offers multi currency billing.
Hostelworld.com has been first to market with a number of innovations. It was the first hostel-booking website to develop a travel social network which launched in November 2006. It also has the largest number of customer ratings and reviews and has seamlessly integrated video, podcasting and guides into the site. 2009 also marked a first for Hostelworld.com when Travel Services was launched, an online travel store where customers can avail of great offers and exclusive discounts across the globe when buying travel insurance, guidebooks, mobile SIM cards and more.
They offer a selection of youth, independent and backpacker hostels abroad - including all sorts of unique & unusual properties such as a hostel on a Jumbo jet, in a tree house, on a houseboat, even a bed in an old jail!