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Gather. Learn. Connect.

The US Hostel Conference is a two and a half day event presented by The Notso Hostel, highlighting ideas and workable solutions for growing your hostel with profit and purpose. This conference is for hostel industry experts, owners, managers and those who dream of opening a hostel. A conference with passion, we’ll give you the tools and inspiration to grow, prosper, and give back, while connecting you with like-minded hostel leaders in beautiful Charleston, SC, voted the #1 city in the United States two years in a row and the #2 city in the world. What are you waiting for!? 

What’s included in the ticket price?

Dinner Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Breakfast is included Tuesday and Wednesday morning if staying at Notso Hostel

Teach a man to fish.

  • How to increase website traffic with great design and heat maps

  • Building a social brand and creating repeat customers

  • How to respond to reviews and maintain your online presence for increased bookings

  • How to create a unique experience that no hotel or Airbnb can offer

  • Using a vision and mission statement to create a solid business foundation

  • Hostel industry trends and what is happening with hostels all over the world

  • Hostel presentations from around the world sharing occupancy, revenue, expenses and more


Interested in connected with like-minded others?

  • Customer service driven companies.

  • Hostel owners, manager and decision makers.

  • Entrepreneurs and innovators.

  • Travel, community and adventure advocates.

Anyone who is interested in learning more about this fast growing industry.


The Meeting Room


233 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401