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Quick Facts

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

  • 30 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.

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