HostelBookers Awards North America for Best Accommodation

Mar 13, 2013, 11:50 ET from

LONDON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Now in their fourth year, HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, recognises excellence in the budget accommodation industry by celebrating properties worldwide in the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence. On each continent top hostels and cheap hotels have received awards within 12 categories including Most Popular, Best for Solo Travellers, Best for Couples, Best Atmosphere, Best Newcomers and Best Value Cheap Hotel.

The "Most Popular in USA" awards include hostels which received the highest number of bookings made through HostelBookers in 2012.

City hostel Seattle is located in the heart of Seattle, moments away from Puget Sound, and directly in-between the world famous Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. City Hostel Seattle is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping and great local food. The hostel features shared and en-suites rooms.

In Florida, Miami Beach International Travelers Hostel is located on 9th Street, right in the middle of the Art Deco District and steps away from one of the world's most famous beaches . The hottest nightlife, restaurants, pubs, clubs and shops are just around the corner. The hostel boasts a lounge and an outdoor terrace with WI-FI Internet access for socializing.

A recently renovated hostel, the San Francisco International Hostel offers both private en-suite and dorm rooms, with a maximum of 4 beds per dorm. An open beer bar and a club just for guests to enjoy have recently been opened in the building. There are also plenty of entertainment options like a poker and blackjack room, dart room, karaoke room, and a movie room with a great sound system.

Marrakesh Hotel NY has been awarded the 'Best Hostel for Families'. It boasts a chic design and a fantastic location in New York City. Each of the 125 guest rooms is splashed with warm tones that call forth the allure of North Africa and the Mediterranean. In addition, intimate living space, plush carpeting, and attractive brick walls give the hotel rooms a true urban, downtown flavor.

Hotel 31 and The Sohotel in New York together with AEE Casino Hotel Wild West Las Vegas received the highest customer ratings for the "Best Value Cheap Hotels" award while Hostelling International in New York has received the highest customer ratings in the "Best for Solo Travellers" category.

Planet Traveler in Toronto was awarded in the Top Three accommodations category with an impressive overall customer rating of 93.9%.

For the full list of winners worldwide please visit


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