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Quick Facts

Here's a look at HI USA by the numbers:

  • Nearly 50 hostels nationwide
  • 1.15 million overnights annually
  • Guests hail from more than 100 countries
  • More than 1,900 volunteers support our efforts
  • On average, 64% of guests are international

Here’s what differentiates us from other brands:

  • HI USA is an educational nonprofit, with a focus on experiential learning
  • Our hostels offer classes and events to inspire travel and cultural understanding, open to our guests and often to local community members
  • In most locations, our hostel stay includes free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and lockers, and free or low-cost tours and activities
  • All our programs are designed to help guests meet one another and break down cultural divides for a more meaningful experience
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Lastly, here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • HI USA welcomes travelers of all ages, including families
  • Private rooms are available in most locations, with many having private bathrooms
  • Minimum age requirements for guests traveling solo and staying in shared dorm rooms vary by hostel and state. You can find more information on our FAQ page.

Press Contact

For more information, contact marketing@hiusa.org