But hostelling offers families a way to have a holiday without blowing the budget.
With SYHA Hostelling Scotland, affordable accommodation doesn't mean compromising on location.
Figures published yesterday by Hostelling International - the body which covers youth hostel associations in more than 80 countries - revealed that 87,123 overnight stays had been booked via its website for hostels in England and Wales.
Mikael Hansson, chief executive of Hostelling International, said: "Hostelling International is the only hostel operator offering a global network of hostels with assured standards.
Outside the concrete jungle, budget-lodging juggernaut Hostelling
International (HI) is also embracing the eco-hostelling
The Oregon Council of Hostelling
International-American Youth Hostels will host a free World Travel 101 workshop on Thursday from 7 p.
IN the 1950s, when I began youth hostelling
, the number one regulation in the handbook stated "Youth Hostels are for the use of members who travel on foot, by bicycle or canoe; they are not for members touring by motor-car, motor-cycle or any power-assisted vehicle.
Some offer private rooms at an extra cost, or provide discounts for Hostelling
International members (a $25 membership fee includes discounts on rooms, linens and food, and resources for travel).
International-American Youth Hostels has opened a new hostel in the city's historic Gaslamp Quarter.
Still, as Toby Pyle of Hostelling
International-American Youth Hostels says, "Despite the fact that we've been around as long as we have, the fact that there are hostels in the U.
International-American Youth Hostels offers a night's lodgings in the Sonora hostel near Yosemite, Dodge Ridge and Bear Valley ski areas for $12 to $15 per night.