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HI USA hostels are a perfect base for your next group stay. With locations in the great outdoors, urban adventures and coastal escapes, we bring together travelers from across the country and around the world.

HI USA offers more than 50 hostel locations to meet the needs of every group. Our affordable accommodations are located in urban city centers, converted mansions, reinvented lighthouses, and historic buildings reclaimed in the spirit of discovery and community all across the country.

group of travelers at HI New York

Great international atmosphere

We speak different languages, but we’re all in this together. HI USA places great emphasis on experiential learning, cultural exchange, and environmental stewardship, and group participants will be motivated by their surroundings at the hostel to consider their role in intercultural understanding and tolerance. Ultimately, our mission is to promote a community of global citizens who have the wisdom and humanity to make the world a better place.

group of travelers in HI Chicago hostel dorm room

Dormitory style accommodations

HI USA hostels feature dormitory accommodations to fit groups of any size, with a single bed for every guest and private rooms for group leaders in most locations.

group of travelers in HI San Francisco Downtown common room

Common spaces to connect with travelers

HI USA hostels offer a rich setting for cultural exchange and experiential learning aimed at building tolerance. Shared kitchens, dining rooms, and lounges ensure plenty of opportunities to connect with other young travelers from all over the world. Students will meet people from other cultures, and through conversation can build relationships that will deepen their understanding of the world beyond their own experience, or from what they’ve read in the media.

tourists on Unofficial Harvard University Tour

Engage in cultural themed events

HI USA hostels foster a deeper understanding of people, places, and the world. Groups are encouraged to participate in our unique hostel events and cultural programs designed to bring people together and provide a local perspective of the destination.