Other Green Eco Hostels

Green Eco Hostels

Green Eco Hostels

Some of our hostels have fully embraced the ethos of environmentally-friendly travel. Many of these eco hostels have been built using sustainable materials, and others look after the environment through green practices such as composting, water conservation, installing energy-saving devices or serving organic produce in their meals. Some of our green hostels have even achieved internationally-recognized awards for their care for the environment and others are located in popular ecotourism locations and focus on sustainability by sourcing locally, providing low carbon-footprint activities such as horse riding, or offering access to nature reserves and contributing positively to the local community. Here is a small selection of the eco hostels & green hostels around the world in the HI network.

Argentina

Mendoza - Malargüe - Eco Hostel Malargüe

Mendoza – Malargüe – Eco Hostel Malargüe

It has beautiful views of the Andes mountain range, 5 km from the centre of the city of Malargüe. You will find a rurar environment and lots of tranquility. You will also be able to share experiences with local people and with people from different countries, all of them nature lovers. We will help you to have an unforgettable time. | more…

Australia

Apollo Bay Eco YHA

Apollo Bay Eco YHA

Located in the middle of the spectacular Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay Eco YHA is a new eco-experience situated in the sensational beach-side setting of Apollo Bay. An architect-designed passive solar hostel that combines guest comfort, functionality and that certain ‘WOW’ factor. You must experience it! | more…

Port Douglas - Port O'Call Lodge YHA

Port Douglas – Port O’Call Lodge YHA

Port O’Call Lodge YHA is resort style accommodation at budget prices, 5 minutes walk from famous 4 Mile Beach, 10 minutes from Port Douglas Village and Marina. The four green star rated eco lodge is ecologically sustainable with solar heating, water and lighting efficiency. The tropical resort has a pool, bistro and bar, internet café, laundry, bicycles, communal kitchen with FREE tea and… | more…

Austria

Vienna - Brigittenau Youth Palace

Vienna – Brigittenau Youth Palace

Brigittenau Youth Palace – discover the new quality in hostelling in Vienna! 90 modern and well equipped 2-bed rooms offer high standard for a budget price. | more…

Brazil

Curitiba - Curitiba Eco

Curitiba – Curitiba Eco

Home to the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity, Curitiba has a reputation for playing an important role in protecting Brazil’s ecosystem. The name Curitiba comes from the Tupi Native American word for “pine tree”, as the area is rich in forests. The Curitiba hostel is surrounded by native trees and a stream, and is located within 7 square kilometers of unspoilt natural beauty. … | more…

Imbassaí - Eco Hostel Lujimba

Imbassaí – Eco Hostel Lujimba

Imbassai Eco Hostel is created to make your stay in Lujimba a time to relax with nature. The hostel is surrounded by palm trees and fruit trees and is usually visited by small primates. Located in Imbassaí, a beach 65 km from the City of Salvador, the hostel is perfect for those guests wanting to chill out. With outdoor activities possible nearby the hostel looks forward to welcoming you. | more…

China

Kunming - Camellia

Kunming – Camellia

Come and join us for a low carbon hostelling experience!… | more…

Denmark

Kalundborg

Kalundborg

DANHOSTEL Kalundborg is located in the middle of green western Zealand. Kalundborg is an old town, with a town centre dating from the Middle Ages. Kalundborg has a lovely beach which holds a blue flag. This hostel was the first to receive the Green Key, an environmental classification within the Hotel & Restaurant sector. … | more…

England & Wales

National Forest YHA

National Forest YHA

The National Forest YHA provides a fantastic eco-friendly base from which to explore this exciting forest in the making. It’s an ideal location for family holidays, groups and educational visits with outdoor activities at Conkers, Rosliston Forestry Centre and Snibston Discovery Park all nearby. Walking and cycling routes for all ages and abilities are also on the doorstep. | more…

France

Biarritz

Biarritz

In Biarritz, European capital of surfing, you will feel privileged at the Youth Hostel. Moderne, comfortable, welcoming, and user-friendly, it offers a large choice of sport and cultural activities. It couldn’t have a better setting. Located near all means of transportation, it is a gateway to the Basque hinterland. Hiking is definitely on the menu – You’ll be at the foot of the Pyrenean Mountains, and on Spain’s doorstep. Many pilgrims have a stop at the YH before starting the coastal path, also called “El Camino Francés”, leading to Santiago de Compostela…. | more…

Iceland

Reykjavík City

Reykjavík City

Reykjavík City hostel is the perfect choice for travellers seeking good company and affordable quality while enjoying all that Reykjavík has to offer. The hostel is one of the HI network if hostels in Iceland and one of two hostels in Reykavik. The hostel is situated in the Laugardalur Park, the city´s main recreation area, and next door to the national football stadium and the biggest… | more…

Mexico

Mazatlan - Suitel 522 Eco Hostel

Mazatlan – Suitel 522 Eco Hostel

Hidden in Mazatlan and just meters away from the beautiful beach of golden sand and deep blue waters characteristic of the Pacific Ocean, Suitel 522® is a charming boutique hostel of private suites that surround a sylvan patio offering our guests a cozy and private environment. Besides rendering a customized and quality service, we provide the satisfaction of staying in a place in harmony with the environment…. |more…

New Zealand

Raglan YHA - Solscape Eco Retreat

Raglan YHA – Solscape Eco Retreat

Solscape is situated in Raglan on New Zealand’s beautiful westcoast, 2hrs south of Auckland and overlooking the world famous surf break Manu Bay and Ocean beach. Just 15 minutes walk from both…. | more…

Wellington City YHA

Wellington City YHA

“All round winner with stellar facilities” (Lonely Planet, 2008)…. | more…

Scotland

Loch Ossian SYHA

Loch Ossian SYHA

Loch Ossian is an eco-hostel set high on Rannoch Moor. Recently refurbished, the hostel operates some of the most up to date environment science, including wind and solar power, grey water and dry toilet systems and even bat friendly paint! … | more…

Slovenia

Križevci pri Ljutomeru - ECO Hostel Križevci

Križevci pri Ljutomeru – ECO Hostel Križevci

It’s a unique case of renewing a more than 120 year old protected building in Slovenia, in accordance with the most modern guidelines of passive houses. In winter the house is heated through floor heating system, with the help of the heat pump, which uses the heat from underground water as the source of warmth and with an additional installed system of central ventilation by recapturing the… | more…

South Africa

  Cape Town -The Backpack

Cape Town -The Backpack

The Backpack hostel in Cape Town is South Africa’s Original Backpacker and Travel Agency, which is Fair Trade accredited. Noted the best hostel to meet like-minded traveller’s and to make your travel arrangements for Cape Town, South Africa and beyond. | more…

Soweto - Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

Soweto – Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers

The only Backpackers hostel in Soweto and one of few in a South African township. We offer a unique experience to stay in our community and interact with people, learn about South African life, culture and our history. We are a three star graded hostel and Fair Trade certified. We work closely with the community in various projects and also offer interactive tours by bicycle, walking or by “tuk-tuk” around the township. We also offer volunteer opportunities…. | more…

Switzerland

Scuol

Scuol

Scuol Hostel is a modern youth hostel situated near the mountain cable car station and directly opposite directly the Scuol Tarasp Railway Station, just ten minutes from “Bogn Engiadina”. This is a perfect base for sports-oriented guests, families, young people and groups…. | more…

Zürich

Zürich

Hostel Zürich is in a quiet, residential area near Lake Zurich and 15 minutes by tram to the city centre, with its charming old streets and wealth of museums. The “Rote Fabrik” cultural centre in Wollishofen, offering avant-garde concerts, theatre and discos, is within walking distance.There is capacity for 281 guests and facilities include TV. Dorms are usually not mixed. | more…

USA

HI - Boston

HI – Boston

HI-Boston hostel is located in the Chinatown / Theater District area, which includes some of the best entertainment the city has to offer. The Charles Playhouse is at our doorstep where you can see the Blue Man Group or Sheer Madness. … | more…

Hostelling International Green Hostel

HI – New York

HI-New York hostel Hostelling International-New York City, Manhattan’s premier green hostel and the largest in North America located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. Just one block from Broadway, minutes from glorious Central Park and public transportation. | more…

HI - Pescadero - Pigeon Point Lighthouse

HI – Pescadero – Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Perched atop a cliff on the central California coast, the 115-foot Pigeon Point Lighthouse hostel sits next to the keeper’s houses restored as a hostel by HI-USA. From the boardwalk behind the Fog Signal Building watch gray whales on their migration. Walk throught the tide pool area, or through the 1,000-year old redwoods nearby. Explore Pescadero Marsh and Ano Nuevo State Reserve. On California Hwy One, 20 miles south of Half Moon Bay and 27 miles north of Santa Cruz. | more…

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