Hostels Even a Mother Would Love


Written by Isabel Clift

Think your mother would never even consider staying in a hostel? Or, in fact, any of the awesome cheap places you can find on HostelBookers?

Wrong. Just in time for Mother’s Day, we’ve put together a list of beautiful budget stays that prove cheap travel doesn’t have to equal backpacks, raving and ‘finding yourself’.

Scroll below to find super-stylish hostels, coastal apartments, castles and country manors both you and your mother will love. Or click to jump to a destination:

Find cheap accom. even a mother would love in…
UK | France| Spain | Italy


Loch Lomond Hostel, Scotland

Why she’ll love it:
•    Castle in Trossachs National Park
•    Original features: staircase, huge stained glass windows and ballroom
•    Loch views

Private rooms from €13.86pppn | Book now

Heythrop Park Hotel, Oxford

Why she’ll love it:
• 18th-century country house
• Afternoon tea served
• Modern health club and spa

Private rooms from €31.77pppn | Book now

5 The Sandaig, Edinburgh

Why she’ll love it:
•    Luxury rooms, beautiful decor
•    Close to Edinburgh Waterfront and city centre
•    Restored Victorian building

Private rooms from €60.65 | Book now

Madeley Court Hotel, Telford

Why she’ll love it:
•    16th-century manor house with country views
•    Delicious dining
•    Luxury rooms with four-poster beds

Private rooms from €57.76pppn | Book now


Domaine du Normandoux, Poitiers

Why she’ll love it:
•    16th-century chateau
•    Luxury rooms and apartments
•    Indoor pool

Private rooms from €22.14pppn | Book now


Palazzo Guardi, Venice

Why she’ll love it:
• 15th-century palazzo with canal views
• Beautiful, traditional décor
• Close to all major Venice sights

Private rooms from €27pppn | Book now

Country House Pro Vobis, Assisi

Why she’ll love it:
•    Wake up to Umbrian countryside views
•    Outdoor swimming pool
•    Delicious regional restaurant

Private rooms from €38pppn | Book now

Agriturismo Baglio Case Colomba, Trapani, Sicily

Why she’ll love it:
•    In the heart of the Sicilian wine region
•    Outdoor swimming pool
•    Beautiful gardens with seating and BBQ

Private rooms from €32.50pppn | Book now

Castello di Roncade, Treviso

Why she’ll love it:
•    Medieval castle belonging to Baron Ciani Bassetti
•    Apartments in castle towers
•    Easy to take day-trips to Venice and Verona

Private rooms from €40pppn | Book now


Casa Gracia Hostel Barcelona

Why she’ll love it:
•    Funky décor, free Wi-Fi
•    Close to all major Barcelona sights
•    Beautiful outdoor terrace

Private rooms from €14pppn | Book now

Apartamentos San Antonio, Tenerife
Why she’ll love it:
• Roof terrace with stunning coastal views
• Tranquil mountain town
• Fully-equipped apartments

Private rooms from €17.50pppn | Book now

Hotel Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela

Why she’ll love it:
• 18th century house with beamed ceilings
• Delicious regional restaurant
• Located in the centre of beautiful Santiago

Private rooms from €34.25pppn | Book now

Apartamentos Montes Claros, Granada

Why she’ll love it:
•    Amazing views of the Alhambra
•    Choose from modern or cave rooms
•    Outdoor pool

Private rooms from €32pppn | Book now

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Thanks to Loozrboy for the image off Flickr. Please note, all images were used under the Creative Commons License at the time of posting.

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