The Huge Misconception About Hostels In Asia – They AREN’T Hostels – They Are HOTELS!

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“Hostels” in South East Asia are really just American hotels without amenities like a gym, pool, or spa. The misconception is so widespread and common that many hostels in South East Asia have actually now changed their name to “hotel” or "home stay". When you think of backpacking or budget traveling, one of the first things that comes to mind is: hostels. We love hostels. They are great value for money, they’re usually located in the central central part of town, you get to meet a ton of cool people (many of whom you realize are no different from yourself),...

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