Hostels might not be synonymous with romance, but if you’re looking for an affordable place to stay on your honeymoon or any romantic getaway, these five most romantic hostels in Europe will fit the bill. A hostel-stay in the most romantic neighborhood of the city can be a charming, romantic and cost-effective experience with your loved one.
The exclusive location of Dioskouros Hostel places you right in the old quarter of Plaka, next to the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Book a private room on the top floor for a close-up view of the Acropolis. Head down to the garden below for lunch or to relax with a drink in hand. Explore ancient streets around the Acropolis, discover the Temple of Zeus and admire the architecture of Byzantine churches in the surrounding area. Stop in any traditional Greek tavern or ouzo bar to toast your beloved.
Prague, Czech Republic
Centrally located in Prague, Sophie’s Hostel is a boutique hostel at an affordable price point. Simple, modern decorations keep the clean, bright space chic for a classy couples getaway. Sophie’s Hostel is close to the local bustle of New Town and the historic charm of Old Town Square. Enjoy a healthy and hearty breakfast at Sophie’s Bar, or explore various cafes and restaurants of the neighborhood. Relax with your loved one in the comfortable space of this boutique hotel.
3. Blue Hostel
In the heart of Rome, Blue Hostel provides the peaceful serenity of a couples retreat. Book a private room overlooking the hostel’s courtyard. Stroll the cobblestoned streets with your partner, enjoying traditional pizzas and gelatos. Previously a convent, Blue House has given this chaste space quite a makeover, presenting an intimate setting for you and your loved one.
Amidst the charm of Montmartre, Le Village Hostel is the most romantic hostel in Paris. Experienced and friendly staff make you feel at home upon arrival, and every morning greets you with an authentic Parisian breakfast. Just a ten-minute walk from the Sacre Coeur and historic Butte Montmartre, the location is ideal for exploring the most romantic Parisian neighborhood. Stroll through the enchanting streets, taking in the art and architecture, as you browse shops along the way. The hostel’s sun-bathed terrace offers a pleasant space for couples to relax.
In the center of Faro, Sunlight House boasts the intimacy and amenities of a quality bed and breakfast, with a friendly and helpful staff. Walk to the neighboring Sao Francisco Church and the nearby archaeological museum to get to know this lovely city. Sunlight House is a renovated traditional building which the local hostel owners have decorated with detail and great care. The intimate environment of Sunlight House makes for the perfect romantic getaway to Portugal. Rent a bicycle to explore the city, or spend an afternoon relaxing on the rooftop terrace, gazing out at the sea.