The largest online hostel-booking platform with over 36,000 properties in 170 countries

Not just for hostels!

Hostelworld has an extensive affiliate network of 3,500 global partners, including Lonely Planet and Travellerspoint


Benefits of connecting Hostelworld via Rentals United


Automatic Sync

Sync rates, availability and minimum stay


Automatic Update

2-Way connection, bookings & cancellations update


Advanced Options

Hostel inventory supported, Markup and more

Service Features

  • 2-Way connection: a booking or cancellation updates calendars everywhere
  • Handle Hotel/Hostel inventory with multiple room types

Key Info

Service Release Date1999
Headquarter LocationDublin, ie
Languages supported
N of Rentals United properties connected7000
Minimum properties required1
WebsiteVisit now
Pricing modelCommission based
Commission15% of your pricing
What is syncedRates, Availability, Bookings
Onboarding time1 Week
Minimum requirementsMinimum Content Quality required. Contact us for more info
Sites in network

How it Works

  1. Upload your properties to Rentals United. Add them manually or via PMS / API sync. Go to Services and add Hostelworld
  2. Follow the Checklist with detailed instructions to sync properties
  3. Once synced, your rates, calendars, bookings and cancellations will update automatically
  4. Hostelworld will charge their commission as down-payment 
  5. Charge guest payments on the provided credit card (available for 10 days)