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5 charges you'll face when booking a hostel

There’s no doubt about it, hostels provide affordable accommodation for those of us that like to spend extended periods away from home whilst on a tight budget. Usually, the bigger the room you’re willing to sleep in, the cheaper your bed, and that’s because the bigger the room, the more beds the hostel will cram into that room.

Dorm rooms aren’t the only rooms available in hostels however, lots of hostels now offer single, double and twin rooms, so you don’t have to wake up next to a stranger every morning. A comforting thought.

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