Finding hostels and other accommodation on your gap year is going to form a significant part of your trip. Throughout these pages you'll find some of the best backpacker accommodation in the world, from Austria to Australia.
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Close to the famous Cathedral and conveniently located to get to the amazing Spanish coast, use this great little hotel as a launch point for your Spanish gap year.
Perfect for backpackers, the Paradise Inn is a great budget option on the Cook Islands, but with all the same brilliant white beaches and azure blue sea.
Located right on the water front in Barcelona, this hostel is perfect if you’re headed to Spain and want somewhere to relax and maybe even get in some watersports.
From the moment you arrive in futuristic Shanghai you will be hooked. This package of accommodation, river cruise and transfers is the perfect intro to this intoxicating city.
Bienvenue and welcome to Paris! This fun and friendly hostel is located in a beautiful part of Paris. Kitted out with everything a backpacker could want it’ll feel like home in no time!
Of all the spots on the East Coast of Australia, Byron Bay is legendary. It’s the ultimate gap year chill out spot and this pass can set you up there.
Magnetic Island is the beauty spot on the Queensland coast and this hostel is a real gem. Right on the beach and brilliant fun!
Florence is one of the jewels in Italy’s crown and this hotel is perfectly situated for staying there. It’s right in the middle of the city and close to everything!
Aitutaki Village is a locally owned resort-style accommodation on Aitutaki Island with twelve holiday bungalows ensuring an intimate holiday experience.
Atiu Villas is situated on Atiu Island on the outskirts of the central villages and offer a Cook Islands experience for gappers looking to get away from it all for a bit in island style.