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Best Hostels in North America

 

Travel is all about experiences, whether you’re trekking across the world or just miles away from home. And while you may think of backpacking students when cheap hostels come to mind, modern-day hostels appeal to a much more diverse group of people. Hostels are traditionally beloved as a great way to meet fellow travelers and as a more affordable option to hotels. They’re the perfect place to rest for the night and then get up and go on your next day of exploring North America and beyond.

 

What is the difference between a hostel and a hotel?

 

It’s customary for hostels to contain multiple bunk beds in a dorm-style room to be shared with friends (or strangers). So, can couples stay in hostels? The short answer is yes. Some of the best hostels in the world (and maybe even in North America) are private room hostels that feature larger beds and more privacy. There are even bookable accommodations that offer family hostel rooms that provide even more space. Hostels are more commonly found internationally, but USA hostels are beginning to pop up around the country.

If secluded quarters and quiet accommodations are a priority to you during your travels, there are boutique and luxury hostels that offer upgraded private rooms, elevated décor, and higher end amenities. It’s possible to get the affordability and energy of a hostel with some elements of privacy that you’d usually only find by staying in a hotel.

 

Find a hostel in North America

 

Ready to take the plunge and book one of the best hostels in North America? Booking is simple (and even more affordable) when you use the AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia to find your hostel. Not only do you get members-only discounts, you also get the added bonus of finding deals on the best hostels in North America with Expedia. Just select which hostel best fits your getaway, then book with AARP Travel and get the best rates around. No backpack required.

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Hotel Pennsylvania

Hotel Pennsylvania

2.5 out of 5
401 7th Ave, New York, NY
2.6/5 (6,225 reviews)
"Your room will be complete different (outdated), not like its shows in picture."

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Hotel Pennsylvania
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square

4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
3.5/5Good! (5,054 reviews)
"Overall a good hotel. Somewhat outdated but expected for NYC. Convenient location, friendly staff. The restaurant was not open, assuming due to covid."

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.