Hostels, particularly appealing to young backpackers and student travelers, offer no-frills, inexpensive accommodations, and a congenial communal atmosphere. In the southeastern region of the United States, where there are so many traditional economy lodging options, hostels are somewhat few and far between.
There are, however, several choices for those who want to travel frugally and enjoy the company of other travelers from around the country and the world. The following listing includes basic contact information for hostels in some of the most popular southeastern destinations:
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Hostelworld specializes in budget, independent, and youth travel accommodations, transportation, and tours worldwide including several great locations in the Southeast U.S. Select your destination and find ratings, reviews, pricing and photos of hostels, budget hotels, bed and breakfast properties and more. Popular locations in the Southeast include, but are not limited to:
- Asheville, NC
- Atlanta, GA
- Charleston, SC
- Myrtle Beach, SC
- Nashville, TN
- New Orleans, LA
- Norfolk, VA
- Williamsburg, VA
- Florida - several locations
A few highlighted Southeast U.S. hostels are listed below.
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Asheville - Sweet Peas Hostel
- Address: 23 Rankin Avenue, Asheville, NC
- Additional Information: In the heart of downtown Asheville, offering a contemporary bunk area, private pods, private rooms, living room and a fully equipped hostel kitchen.
- Website: Sweet Peas Hostel
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Asheville - Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville
- Address: 816 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC
- Additional Information: Located in West Asheville about a six-minute drive to downtown and ten minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway
- Website: Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel Of Asheville
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Brunswick - The Hostel in the Forest
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- Location: 10 miles west of Brunswick on Highway 82 Brunswick, Georgia
- Additional Information: A unique hostel and spiritual retreat focused on environmental sustainability for international and domestic travelers - tree house and bunk house options, located about a 20-minute drive from some of Georgia's most pristine beaches.
- Website: The Hostel in the Forest
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Charleston - Notso Hostel
- Address: 156 Spring Street, Charleston, SC
- Additional Information: Located in historic downtown Charleston within walking distance to many attractions
- Website: Notso Hostel
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Charlottesville - Alexander House
- Address: 1205 Monticello Road, Charlottesville, VA
- Additional Information: A picturesque region of Virginia near several historic sites and the University of Virginia on what was formerly Route 625
- Website: Alexander House
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Miami - Miami Beach Hostels
- The Guide to Miami Travel provides information about hostels in the Miami Beach area, including options in popular South Beach.
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Nashville - Music City Hostel
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- Address: 1809 Patterson Street Nashville, TN
- Additional Information: Located about a mile from downtown Nashville and close to public transportation and other conveniences
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Savannah - Savannah International Pensione
- Address: 304 East Hall Street Savannah, GA
- Additional Information: A large Victorian home located in Savannah's historic district, two blocks from Forsyth Park
- Website: Savannah International Pensione
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Virginia Beach - Angie's Guest Cottage and HI-USA Hostel
- Address: 302 24th Street Virginia Beach, VA
- Additional Information: Located one block from the beach in the lively Virginia Beach resort area
- Website: Angie's Guest Cottage and HI-USA Hostel