How to Choose the Perfect Hostel Gardner Hotel & Hostel El Paso, Tx

Mar - 07 2013

How

WHAT YOU’RE BOOKING YOURSELF INTO There are many preconceived notions about what type of accommodation a hostel actually is. The simplest way to correct these is to say they are all wrong. A hostel can be anything from an old abandoned factory – gutted, cleaned and converted into a truly modern place to lay your […]

Hostels 101 – What You Need to Know About Hostels El Paso, Tx

Feb - 28 2013

Hostels

What Hostels Are: Hostels, also called simply backpackers, are a cheap way to lodge safely with like-minded travelers around the world. Hostels usually feature security, social life, showers and rooms with multiple bunks. Some hostels are bare bones beds and baths at $8 per night; some are almost luxurious. Read on to learn all about […]

The Difference Between a Hostel and a Hotel El Paso, Tx

Feb - 21 2013

The

Many times when one is making their travel accommodations they find themselves asking the question what exactly is the difference between a hostel and a hotel. Indeed, this can often be confusing for someone who is not familiar with the concept of a hostel. There is, however significant differences between these two types of travel […]

What Is a Youth Hostel? El Paso, Tx

Feb - 14 2013

What

A youth hostel is a place that offers very economical accommodation in comfortable surroundings suited to people traveling on low budgets. These hostels exist all over the world and are boons to many students and backpackers traveling both locally and abroad. While they primarily provide safe accommodation for travelers, they also promote social interaction with […]

What is a Hostel? Gardner Hotel & Hostel El Paso, Tx

Feb - 07 2013

What

What is a hostel? It is not a hotel, but it is not a homeless shelter either. In one of these establishments, a guest frequently does not rent a hostel room, but rather a bed or a bunk in a room with other people, usually strangers. This is done so not only to cut costs […]

Why Stay In A Hostel, Not A Hotel? El Paso, Tx

Jan - 27 2013

Why

As much as we love hostels, sometimes we find it hard to convince a few of just how much they have changed. Suggest a hostel for a vacation away and you may still be met by cries of ‘Why would you want to stay in one of those?’, ‘Yuck!’ and ‘Won’t I have to share […]

Your Youth Hostel Stay El Paso, Tx

Jan - 14 2013

Your

How to Book, What to Bring and What to Expect What to Bring Hostel rooms are comfortable but small. It’s best to travel light. You’ll definitely want to bring the following items:   Passport Cash and credit card (payment preferences vary by hostel) HI membership card, if required Shower shoes and towel, if you plan […]

Pros and Cons of Youth Hostels El Paso, Tx

Jan - 07 2013

Pros

Is a Youth Hostel Stay Right for You?   Like all budget accommodations, youth hostels aren’t perfect. You won’t get turndown service each night, but your stay won’t blow your travel budget. Before booking a youth hostel room, consider the pros and cons of hostels. Pros   Cost Youth hostels are inexpensive. Unless you bunk […]