Hostels U. S. A.: The Only Comprehensive, Unofficial

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The Definitive Guide to Hostels in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii
 Hostels U.S.A. is the definitive hostel guide. Providing the inside scoop on hostels throughout the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, this indispensable resource makes planning your trip a snap. Whether you’re looking to party or just want a clean, quiet, affordable place to crash, Paul Karr and his traveling contributors—along with dozens of hostellers interviewed for their ...

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Overview

The Definitive Guide to Hostels in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii
 Hostels U.S.A. is the definitive hostel guide. Providing the inside scoop on hostels throughout the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, this indispensable resource makes planning your trip a snap. Whether you’re looking to party or just want a clean, quiet, affordable place to crash, Paul Karr and his traveling contributors—along with dozens of hostellers interviewed for their comments and thoughts—tell it like it is with candid descriptions and unique, at-a-glance ratings. You’ll learn how to get there by car, train, bus, bike, or on foot—but most importantly, you’ll get the lowdown on:
 

Cleanliness
Party potential
Safety
Hospitality
The hostel’s “gestalt”
What to see and do in the area

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Editorial Reviews

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"A hip, humorous, irreverent guidebook that 'nails it' when it comes to evaluating the whole hostel experience."
Independent Publisher

"This is the only guide of its type that rates the hostels it describes."
Library Journal

 

“Eminently practical and fun to browse through, this guide belongs in every backpack.”
San Jose Mercury News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762747795
  • Publisher: GPP Travel
  • Publication date: 4/14/2009
  • Series: Hostels Series
  • Edition description: Seventh
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,426,726
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Karr, an award-winning editor whose articles have appeared in Sports Illustrated and
Sierra, has traveled extensively throughout the United States and abroad. Twice selected writer-in-residence by the National Park Service, he is the author or coauthor of eight other Hostels guides, including several to Europe, published by GPP Travel. He lives in North Bergen, New Jersey.

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