Hostels U.S.A. : The Only Comprehensive, Unofficial, Opinionated Guide
Hostels U.S.A. is the only definitive hostel guide of its kind. Offering candid descriptions and at-a-glance, unique ratings for everything from cleanliness to party potential, this comprehensive resource gives budget-minded travelers all they need to know. Paul Karr s opinionated, entertaining text gives the real-deal lowdown on hostel amenities, atmosphere, and overall gestalt. Completely revised and updated, the guide includes the latest information on hostelling options throughout the United States including Alaska and Hawaii and parts of Canada including major destinations in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec."
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 139.7 x 215.9 x 27.94mm | 249.47g
- 14 Apr 2009
- GPP Travel
- Guilford, United States
- 7th Revised edition
Back cover copy
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 potentialSafety Hospitality The hostel s gestalt What to see and do in the area"
"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"
About Paul Karr
Paul Karr has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad and has twice been selected writer-in-residence by the National Parks Service. His work has appeared in numerous publications and he is the author of eight other Hostels books by Globe Pequot. He lives in North Bergen, New Jersey.