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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.
If you have a question that isn't included, please visit our Contact Us page.

Is membership required?


We welcome everyone to stay at our hostels. You can be of any age, from any country.

  • • Non-members are required to purchase a welcome stamp ($3 per night).
  • • Membership guarantees benefits at HI hostels worldwide.
  • • Adults membership is $28/year
  • • Senior membership is $18/year
  • • Youth up to 18 are free.