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Among the ecofriendly features at NotSo Hostel is a small vegetable and flower garden, tended by manager Vikki Matsis (and two cats), amid its courtyard parking area.

Among the ecofriendly features at NotSo Hostel is a small vegetable and flower garden, tended by manager Vikki Matsis (and two cats), amid its courtyard parking area.

Located in lovely and historic downtown Charleston, SC, the Notso Hostel and Notso Hostel Annex are within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, & museums. We provide clean, simple accommodations so that you can dream of your future travels in peace and comfort. We focus on safety, sustainability, cleanliness and building community among travelers that gather here from all over the world.

We have two locations to accommodate travelers of all types:

156 Spring Street is our Main location with dorms, private rooms and camping Kitchens and bathrooms are communal. Private parking, Wi-Fi, Internet and linens are included.

33 Cannon Street is our Annex location with all private rooms and one with a private bathroom. The annex is completely renovated with bamboo flooring upstairs, private parking, and Wi-Fi. The Annex is just one block away from King Street.

We look forward to having a glass of tea with you and hearing of your travels along the way. You can book online or over the phone, reservations are highly recommended.

WHAT IS A HOSTEL?

A hostel is a place where guests from all over the world come together to connect over their shared love of travel. For those who are looking for shared accommodation, hostels offer an alternative to the expensive and isolating experience of a hotel. For those who are looking for more privacy, our hostel offers private rooms that still share kitchen and bathroom space. The kitchens are fully stocked and have a full sized fridge and gas stove and oven for guests to use during their stay.

A hostel is not only a place for travelers to stay the night on a budget, a hostel is a place to foster community and forge friendships between people that may have otherwise never met. Hostels have shared bathrooms and community kitchens that allow for natural interactions between travelers to communicate and connect. More importantly, hostels have hostellers, like-minded travelers that believe in broadening their horizons through seeing the world, learning new languages and honoring cultures different from their own.