Hostels Overseas

Hostelling International is the name familiar around the world for facilities operated under the auspices of the International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF).

There are more than 4000 IYHF hostels in over 80 countries. Individual facilities are operated by national organizations in those countries. To find which countries are served by IYHF, see the index of participating countries.

HIhostels.com is a global reservation service for more than 800 key hostels worldwide. You may book via the Internet a room or bed up to 12 months in advance of your stay by visiting www.HIhostels.com.

Every IYHF hostel in the world is listed in the Official International Youth Hostels Guide that is published annually. The directory includes hostel addresses, telephone numbers, opening times, prices and facilities. For order information, visit our Hostel Shop.

Index of Participating Countries

The International Youth Hostel Federation serves eighty-two countries.

  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • China – Hong Kong (SAR)
  • Columbia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England and Wales
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guinea
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland (Northern)
  • Ireland (Republic of)
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Korea (South)
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

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