Here at Wyld Family Travel, we believe Hostels are underutilised by family travellers these days. A lot of Hostels these days are just as good as hotels. You will find private rooms with ensuites, tour desks, bike hire, cafes, bars and more. The social benefits of a hostel are amazing, you can meet other families and travellers.

Staying at Hostels for families

  • Best accommodation in Strasbourg with kids
    The capital of Alsace is an amazing city to visit all year round. The area is world-famous for its wine, with the Alsace wine route running the length of the region and its fairytale villages that are completely picture perfect. In winter, Strasbourg hosts its world-famous Christmas market that people from all over the world … Read the full article here
  • Couples stay at Sydney Harbour YHA
    One look at the pictures of YHA Australia’s location in The Rocks at Sydney and we were sold. The picture in question shows the rooftop bar area that overlooks the Sydney Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge. I could instantly imagine my wife and I sitting on the roof of Sydney Harbour YHA, having a drink … Read the full article here
  • Is the Beijing Heyuan Courtyard International the best hostel in Beijing?
    Most capital cities are expensive and Beijing is absolutely no different. We had a tight budget and we wanted to spend any money we had let over on seeing as much in China as we could so when we saw the amazing Beijing Heyuan Courtyard International Hostel in Beijing in our price range we jumped … Read the full article here
  • YHA Canterbury reviewed for families
    As a family of 4, we look for good value, well-located accommodation wherever we travel. Anyone who has travelled as a family can tell you rooms for four in any city can be hard to come by and expensive. We have stayed in hostels in Europe and Asia in the past and hope to do so in … Read the full article here
  • Is the YHA Central London good for families?
    Travelling as a family of 4, we look for good value, well-located accommodation wherever we travel. As you can imagine rooms for four in any city can be hard to come by and expensive when you do finally find them. This is no exception in London. We have stayed in hostels in Europe and Asia … Read the full article here
  • The excellent and affordable Alley Youth Hostel Xian China
    Xian is a big bustling city of nearly 9 million people in North-West China and it is home to so many cultural experiences for tourists. Affordable accommodation is one thing it is not known for so we were on a mission to find something within our budget. In the back streets of the Muslim Quarter, … Read the full article here
  • Staying at the Connect Hostel Chiang Rai
    When we were looking for places to stay in Chiang Rai, The Connect Hostel kept popping up high in every search. There were many hotels and hostels in Chiang Rai to choose from. We selected Connect Hostel as our Chiang Rai accommodation. We like staying at hostels with our kids especially when we can find … Read the full article here
  • 14 Great Hostels for families in Europe
    As I walked into the Generator Hostel in Copenhagen, I looked around at all the people in the common area. There I could see singles, friends, couples and families. A thought ran instantly through my mind. How many families have never considered staying at a hostel because of pre-conceived notions that hostels are all about … Read the full article here
  • 13 reasons why you should be staying in hostels with kids
    Party, party, party is what most people think when they think of staying in a hostel on a trip. When the idea was first bought up as a way to save money while travelling it was a hard no for me. There was no way I thought staying in hostels with kids was a great … Read the full article here
  • Staying at Meininger City Centre with kids
    Meininger Munich Germany is one of these newer types of accommodation properties. Not quite Hotel, not quite Hostel. It’s certainly an upgrade from a Hostel as we know them. Whichever way it’s marketed or perceived it is certainly a very good place to stay while you are visiting Munich with kids. Meininger Munich has car … Read the full article here
  • The Generator Copenhagen Reviewed – For Family Travel
    When I think of hostels I generally think of dirty shared rooms with drunken teens and twentysomethings running around drunk making noise to all hours of the morning. That is not The Generator Copenhagen. Could we have been more wrong? While looking for affordable accommodation in Copenhagen, the Generator Hostel kept popping up. Could a … Read the full article here