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Top 20 hostels in the world for food

Influential food blog The Daily Meal has curated a list of the world’s best hostels in an unexpected category: their food offerings.

In their list of top 20 food hostels, standard fare like burgers and chicken nuggets are replaced with regional specialities like maple whiskey mousse in Vermont, organic oatmeal and fruits in San Francisco, and an assortment of Moroccan breads and locally harvested honeys in Marrakech.

The hostel with the best food in the world meanwhile, can apparently be found in Granada, Spain, where food is central to the stay. When backpackers arrive at the Oasis Hostel, for instance, they’re greeted with a complmentary drink. Breakfast is free, as are tapas tours that take guests on guided tours of the best bars in the city.

Esencia Nativa hostel in El Salvador was also given nods for welcoming guests with fresh fruit smoothies and for its onsite restaurant that overlooks that ocean and serves everything from typical Salvadorian breakfasts and freshly caught seafood to homemade pizzas and veggie burgers with homemade hummus.

Here’s the full list of the top 20 hostels in the world for their food.

1. Oasis Hostel in Granada, Spain

2. Esencia Nativa hostel in El Salvador

3. Villa Salis Hostel in Sète, France

4. La Hamaca Hostel in Honduras

5. Ostinatto Hostel in Buenos Aires

6. Be Hostels in Barcelona

7. Malabar Farm in Ohio

8. Menaggio youth Hostel on Lake Como, Italy

9. Hostel Tevere in Vermont

10. Hostel Pangea in Costa Rica

11. Mosquito Hostel, Krakow, Poland

12. Canadian Backpackers Inn, Toronto

13. Green Tortoise Hostel, San Francisco

14. Villa Saint Exupéry, Nice, France

15. Osa Mariposa in Oaxaca, Mexico

16. Hostel Nari-Nari in Marrakech

17. Betel Box in Singapore

18. Oasis Hostel in Lisbon, Portugal

19. Kex Hostel, Iceland

20. PLUS Berlin Hostel

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