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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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Are hostels safe?


  • • Safety and security is one of HI\'s highest priorities and a key quality standard.
  • • Theft is relatively uncommon in hostels.
  • • Common sense dictates keeping valuables and important documents in your possession.
  • • Use the locker or safe that is on your room to lock items at night.