Staying in a Hostel

This passage discusses how to save money when traveling by staying in a place called a hostel.

Lexile Level: 660L

Categories: People & Places Adventure


Traveling can be very expensive, but there are ways to make it cheaper. One fun way to travel for less is to stay in a hostel. A hostel is a low-budget guesthouse. They are especially popular in Europe and Australia. Hostelers are often young people traveling around with friends. The sleeping rooms are dormitory style. This means that many beds are in one room. Hostels often provide laundry facilities and showers. They also offer a light breakfast such as cereal or toast. Some hostels have a curfew. This means that you must be in the sleeping room at a certain time of night. Other hostels allow their guests to come and go as they please. Not only are hostels cheap, they are also fun. Many people stay in hostels in order to meet people. Young people from all over the world stay in hostels. You can learn about many other cultures while talking over breakfast. If you stay in a hostel, chances are you will spend less money and learn more about people and their cultures.


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