- Australian Hostels
Sleep in 19th Century prison cells at Fremantle Prison YHA! Originally it was the women's division of Fremantle Prison from 1855 when the the first convicts occupied it until 1991. Hangings, floggings and daring escapes occurred here - sleep if you dare!
Stay at: Fremantle Prison YHA
Be enchanted by tales of dragons and the supernatural amongst the fairytale mountains of Guilin.
Stay at: Flowers Blossom Youth Hostel
Sleep in surprising comfort at Ottawa’s 150 year old former jail. You can also see the gallows and possibly the resident ghost.
Stay at: Ottawa Jail Hostel
Processions of skeletons and candlelight picnics mark the Day of the Dead or “Día de los muertos” from 1 – 2 November.
Stay at: Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral
Set in the heart of medieval citadel, this spooky town is not far from Transylvania, the birthplace of the blood sucking Dracula.
Stay at: Hostel Mara
Be transported back to medieval times at this castle which is over 800 years old. Wander through the former hunting lodge of King John and wonder who spent time in the debtor’s prison and met their grizzly end on the gallows.
Stay at: YHA St Briavels Castle, England
This 19th Century lighthouse was built after several ships ran ashore and is still an operating lighthouse. Find out for yourself if any former captains are still haunting the site…
Stay at: HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel