Last-minute valentine’s day getaways that won’t break your heart or your bank

As countless Brits enter panic mode having not made plans for celebrating Valentine’s Day with their partner this weekend, Hostelworld has come to the rescue by putting together a series of getaways to the most romantic cities in Europe – available from just £76 for a two-night stay.

Hostelworld, the global online hostel-focussed booking platform, has handpicked private rooms in some of Europe’s most romantic cities, where you can whisk away your loved one without breaking the bank.

Whether it be Paris, Venice, Budapest, Amsterdam or Copenhagen, travellers can discover the crème de la crème of hostels that are sure to pull on those heartstrings while celebrating the most romantic date in the year.


Le Regent Montmartre by Hiphophostels

Price: £86.79 for a Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.4

Profile: Enjoy affordable luxury with your beau in the city of love. When you finally want to escape your love bubble, the best date spots are at your fingertips with the Moulin Rouge and Pigalle a stone’s throw away. After a day of exploring, escape to your chamber and enjoy some French champagne in the soft sunlight of your ensuite balcony. The view is famed for its parallel view of the Sacré Coeur, and see if you can spot any mimes while people-watching beneath you.

Other recommendation:

Generator Paris, Paris, France

Price: £150.42 for a Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.1



Generator Rome

Price: £64.14 for a Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.6

Profile: You’ll find this 19th century building nestled amongst the cobbled streets of central Rome. Sitting atop one of the city’s famed seven hills, it’s the ideal spot to watch a perfect sunset with your partner. Generator is situated right across the street from the Mercado dell’ Esquilino, a food market showcasing the wide variety of Italy’s food, where you can grab some fresh local produce for a couples cooking session that evening. The property is also a 5-minute walk from the incredible Colosseum Amphitheatre.


Other recommendation:

RomeHello Hostel, Rome, Italy

Price: £121.93 for a Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.6



Anda Venice

Price: £84.94 for a Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.4

Profile: For those that lust after industrial chic, this hostel is the one for you and your partner. The accommodation is a stone’s throw away from the airport, which means there’s no time to waste on your romantic getaway as soon as your feet touch Italian soil. After the pair of you have soaked up the rich romance the city has to offer, escape the crowds into the oasis of this hostel’s urban garden.

Other recommendation:

AO Hostel Venezia Mestre 2, Venice, Italy

Price: £46.07 for a Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.0



Das Nest Hostel

Price: £41.62 for a Basic Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.9

Profile: This hostel is perfect for those seeking a bohemian paradise. Cocooned in a rooftop loft apartment, it truly is a cosy nest to relax and rejuvenate with your significant other. Spend your energy visiting the local bars, restaurants, life artists and smaller festivals in Hungary to help make your stay unforgettable and unique for yourself and your partner.


Other recommendation:

Maverick Hostel and Ensuites, Budapest, Hungary

Price: £37.91 for a Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.1


Casa Gràcia Barcelona Hostel

Price: £127.40 for Superior Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.2

Profile: Live like locals at Casa Gràcia Barcelona. A boutique mansion that boasts an outdoor terrace, there’s no chance of becoming bored here. From their daily tapas tours, foodie nights and yoga classes, you and your significant other can join in on the fun. Or if you’re keen to meet other couples, you can always flop onto a floor cushion in the No Mas Te chill-out lounge and swap meet-cutes with your neighbours.

Other recommendation:

Yeah Hostel Barcelona

Price: £101.60 for Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 9.6


Generator Amsterdam

Price: £160.53 for Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.7

Profile: The best way to explore Amsterdam is cycling along dreamy canals with your partner, and potentially getting lost along the way. Luckily for you, this hostel provides Vanmoof bikes for rental. Park your bike at the shopping haven around De Pijp or just kick back by the canal and toast your relationship with a few cold Dutch beers. If your partner is an animal-lover, you can woo them over by booking this accommodation that was once a zoological university building.

Other recommendation:

CityHub Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Price: £150.42 for Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.1


Urban House Copenhagen by Meininger

Price: £82.01 for Twin Double Private

Rating: 9.0

Profile: This hostel is famed for being activity-driven, offering bike tours, group runs and yoga classes to spice up any relationship. Sound a bit too energetic? Get some R&R in the quiet room or snuggle up watching a movie in the mini cinema. Oozing Scandi style, this accommodation may inspire you to do some home renovation once you’re back on UK soil.

Other recommendation:

Generator Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Price:  £132.75 for Deluxe Double Bed Private

Rating: 8.9

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