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Honeymoon in a . . . hostel?

28th April 2011 Print
Honeymoons in a hostel

Honeymoon habits have changed in recent years as couples are looking to make the most of their once in a lifetime holiday. 

More people are opting for an extended honeymoon adventure instead of a week in a five star luxury resort, or even combining the both. Staying in hostels means that honeymooners can make their budgets stretch further allowing them to travel to destinations further afield or lengthen their adventure to months instead of weeks.

So whether taking a short hop city tour  throughout Europe or taking part in the upcoming trend of an extended adventure packed trip to South America or Australia, the experts at have selected hostels from some of the popular honeymoon destinations from around the world to give your marriage the perfect start.


Knockree Hostel, Wicklow, Ireland
This five star hostel is a converted farmhouse overlooking the beautiful Glencree Mountains and the Double Deluxe Room - dubbed the 'Honeymoon Suite', has panoramic views of the stunning scenery. The Wicklow Way passes through the hostel grounds, offering the ideal location for a romantic walk in the country.
Private rooms from £20.89 pp/pn

Rooms Deluxe Hostel, Valencia, Spain
Rooms Deluxe Hostel in Valencia, situated just 100 meters from the Ciudad de las Artes, is the perfect place to relax and unwind. It offers twenty eight individually themed en-suite rooms, each decorated by a different artist. So whether guests chose the comfortable Buddhist temple or the fiery flamenco suite, this hostel is a perfect way to extend your honeymoon. 
Private rooms from £27.43 pp/pn

Seven Hostel, Sorrento, Italy
Seven Hostel is an eighteenth century building restored to its original charm. Located within 30 minutes of Positano and Pompeii ruins and offering guests exclusive boat trips to the secluded beaches of Capri Island this hostel is the perfect setting for a newlywed couple to enjoy each other’s company.
Private rooms from £26.66 pp/pn

South America

Hostel Inn Iguazu Falls, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
Give your married life an unforgettable start with a visit to the world renowned Iguazu Falls. The spectacular scenery makes the perfect backdrop for this hostel. Offering the feel of a tropical resort, the hostel facilities include a swimming pool complete with palm trees and hammocks so newlyweds can lie back and relax, making the most of married life after the months of wedding planning.
Private rooms from £20.30 pp/pn

Yananya Backpackers, Cusco, Peru
Located at the gateway of the Inca Trail, honeymooners can rest their feet before embarking on the breath-taking trail once walked by the Inca’s themselves in ancient times. Named as one of the new ‘seven wonders of the world’ by the New7Wonders Foundation, the Inca Trail has attracted visitors from around the world for an unforgettable adventure. So for couples wishing to make the very most of their honeymoon Yamanya Backpackers can offer guests a beautiful place to stay in a converted Republican house in Cusco’s historic centre.
Privates from £11.43 pp/pn

America del Sur Hostel, El Calafate, Argentina
El Calafate is situated in the heart of Patagonia in the South of Argentina. In the surrounds of breathtaking views of crystal blue lakes and snow capped mountains guests with a spirit of adventure can enjoy ice-trekking, mountaineering, biking and horseback tours. For those looking for a more relaxing break America del Sur can offer guests amazing panoramic views from the hostel.
Privates from £7.81 pp/pn

Z Bra Hostel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
With a range of beautiful boutique suites to offer guests, Z Bra Hostel is the perfect place for couples to escape after a day exploring the vibrant cultural capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Set in the heart of the Leblon district guests can enjoy the atmosphere at Z Bra Hostel with live Brazilian music on offer or experience traditional Brazilian food at the many bars and restaurants in the area.
Privates from £24.39 pp/pn


Sydney Harbor YHA, Sydney, Australia
Boosting incredible views of the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House from the bedroom window Sydney Harbor YHA is a perfect option for honeymooners to extend their stay in the exciting social capital of Australia. Exploring the city by the day guests can relax on the roof terrace by night or explore one the many restaurants the historic Rocks precinct offers.
Privates from £51 pp/pn

Space Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
For couples wishing to make the most of their honeymoon by escaping with their loved one to the other side of the world they don’t have to sacrifice on creature comforts to remain within budget.  Space Hotel everything you could wish for from sensational views and high quality mattresses to iPod docking stations.
Privates from £26 pp/pn

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Honeymoons in a hostel