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Frequently-Asked Questions

FAQs are a great starting point to learn more about hostelling and Hostelling International. Included is a list of commonly asked questions from travelers and guests.
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Do you require ID at check-in?


  • • Check-in requires an official government-issued photo identification card
  • • Acceptable IDs include a passport, driver\'s license or state/country card.
  • • HI member must also present a valid membership card to receive the member rate.