What is the meaning / definition of Youth Hostel?

A youth hostel is a lower priced accommodation type in the hospitality industry catering towards a younger target market.

The facilities, amenities, product and services offered are all dedicated towards the needs and wants of younger travellers.

Overall youth hostels are the preferred choice for backpackers and more budget conscious travellers.

Therefore the amenities and facilities offered will also be more suited towards a younger target group. Rooms and Bathrooms will often be shared. Events hosted at the youth hostel are also adapted towards the target market.

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