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- Posted:Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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Our sister website Hostelworld.com played host to hostel owners, managers, workers and general well-wishers in Dublin on Monday night January 25th. Hostels from all over the world were represented as the 8th annual Hoscar (HOStelworld Customer Annual Ratings) awards ceremony took place to recognize the best hostels in the world, voted for by 1 million Hostelworld.com customers in 2009.
These award winning hostels can also be booked through Hostels.com so take a look at some of this year's great winners before you get booking! In the Top 10 Worldwide Hostels Lisbon featured highly on the list winning five places out of ten! The Travellers House took the top-spot for the second year running, along with fellow Lisbon properties Rossio Hostel and Living Lounge Hostel in second and third place. Also in the Top 10 Worldwide Hostels for the Hoscars were Greg & Tom Hostel, Krakow, Poland and Carpe Noctem, Budapest, Hungary. Top Hostels were recognised for each continent also with Hostel Lao, Mendoza, Argentina topping South America, and Jailhouse Accommodation, Christchurch, New Zealand topping Oceania. Hoscars were also given to the Riverhouse Backpackers, Cardiff, Wales for Best Staff and Academy Hostel, Florence, Italy for Best Location to name but a few other categories.
So if you are visiting any of these great locations then make sure to book into a Hoscar winning hostel! Book your cheap hostels here.