Hostel , from Latin hospitālis, is an English term that is not part of the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) . It's about a youth hostel which is usually characterized by the low price of rooms, beds or bunk beds and by promoting cultural and social exchange between guests. In Spanish, terms such as terms are often used as synonyms lodging house or inn .
For example: “Next summer I want to go to Patagonia: I have to find out the price of a hostel near Nahuel Huapi Lake”, “I met a German girl in the hostel and we are going out tonight”, “We were not satisfied with the hostel: it was very dirty and we were cold all night”.
Hostels usually offer various options of accommodation . Rent a private room it is the most expensive alternative and the one that most closely resembles a hotel traditional. Another possibility, a little cheaper, is to opt for a room with shared bathroom .
The cheapest and most popular accommodation services of a hostel, however, consist of offering a bed or one bunk to spend the night. In this case, guests share the same large room or lounge and one or more bathrooms.
In the case of Spain, it must be said that its number of hostels has increased considerably. And it is that in them tourists have found establishments for accommodation that are characterized by being urban, for having the best basic services and for having a good price.
Also do not overlook the fact that they also identify themselves by offering a simple but current design, a very relaxed atmosphere in which all guests are comfortable and a perfect location. Specifically, the usual thing is that they are located in the center of the cities, which normally benefits tourists who have all the monuments and centers of interest at hand.
Those who stay in a hostel usually look for an informal atmosphere that allows them to meet young people of other nationalities. That is why these establishments usually have common leisure spaces and organize meetings between people They stay at the place.
"Hostel" Finally, it is also the title of a movie of terror directed by Eli roth and released in 2006 , which generated great controversy because of its explicit violence. A year later its sequel was released ("Hostel: Part II" ).
The great filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, known for being the director of films such as "Pulp Fiction" (1994) or "Kill Bill Volume 1" (2003), is the producer of this film that also has a third installment, which was released in 2011.
The story that is told is that of young Americans who leave, in a backpacking plan, to travel Europe. Discovering some of the most beautiful cities of the old continent is one of its objectives, but the main one is to be able to have sex with very beautiful women.
The purposes that had been marked will achieve them, but on their way they will encounter a serious setback and it will take center stage a kind of sect that is dedicated to killing foreign tourists in order to quench their criminal spirit.