Hostel Of The Year Awards

is a competition for the title of the most popular hostels in the world. Hostel of the Year Award is a showcase of hostels offering the highest quality services and aims to map and visualize the best hostels of the world.

Hostel Of The Year Awards are awarded for each city, country and continent. Nominated hostels are listed on the official competition website, where the public votes for their favorite hostel. Based on the total number of votes an absolute winner will be selected for each category.

What you get by logged in the Hostel Of The Year competition

  • Right to use the logo Hostel Of The Year 2018 – Nominated Hostel for the duration of the competition.
  • In the case of obtaining award the right to use the logo award of the year 2018 prize for an indefinite period.
  • Awards are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each category.
  • Hostel Mini Website – a stunning hotel profile display offering direct link to your website for increased coverage.
  • Possibillity to give motivation discount for public voting during the voting period – great tool for your remarketing.
  • The Hostel of the Year Awards reward hostels that deliver exceptional levels of services and world class facilities to its guests.
  • By becoming an award winning hostel, you showcase your hostel as much more than a hostel but as a guest experience that will live with your guests for many years and elevate your hostel over your competitors.


Voting takes place on the official competition website www.hosteloftheyear.com where the public votes for their favorite hostel from 15. 11. 2018 onwards. Voting will end on 15. 12. 2018.

From each IP address can vote for each hostel only once.

Illustration of voting process can be seen here

Criteria for inclusion in the competition

For all categories:

Hostel is in to be in operation in the year for which the competition takes place
Online registration form must be delivered and registration fee paid no later then 15. 11. 2018

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