Why We Hostel

There's this feeling when you travel. It's different here. You're different here. Where you're from doesn't matter as much as where you're going next. You wake up in a new place, led only by what you want see, learn or do that day. You're discovering the world for yourself, and it's exhilarating.

We speak different languages, but we're all in this together. HI USA hostels foster a deeper understanding of people, places, and the world around. It's our mission to promote a community of global citizens who have the wisdom and humanity to make the world a better place.

In HI USA hostels, you're more likely to meet someone from the other side of the world than someone from your hometown. Our shared kitchens, dining rooms and lounges ensure plenty of opportunities to connect with other travelers, and with hostel events and programs ranging from casual outings to rich cultural activities we help you get to know the destination as we do, beyond what you’ll find in guidebooks.

The best part is you don't have to travel far or study abroad to experience HI USA hostels. Our affordable hostels are located in converted mansions, reinvented lighthouses and historic buildings reclaimed in the spirit of discovery and community all across the country.

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