Just two blocks from the beach and a short 10-minute taxi to the famous South Beach, this fashinable hostel is set in a restored art deco building, with brightly coloured dorms and private rooms. There's also an outdoor pool and surf lessons on offer! Book by: 30 Jun 17. Stay Between: 1 Aug - 29 Nov 17 (Sun - Thurs only & blackout dates apply)
Just 300m from Pier 39 Fisherman's Wharf, and 800m from Lombard Street and Ghiradelli Square, this urban retreat overlooks the Bay with spacious nautical themed rooms. Enjoy the views from the hotel terrace or relax in the cool lounge.
Book by: 1 Nov 17 Stay Between: 10 Nov - 25 Dec 17
Less thank 2km from Union Square, and within a kilometre to some museums and theatres, this eco-friendly hotel features furniture from reclaimed and recycled materials. Ask about the access to an outdoor pool and another hotel and also their bike rental. Book by: 31 May 17. Stay Between: 1 May 17 - 31 May 18 (blackout dates apply)
Freehand LA is housed in the historic Commercial Exchange building, with rooms designed by Manhattan-based designers Roman & Williams. It's located in Downtown LA and offers organised events making it easier for you to meet fellow travellers. Book by: 31 May 17. Stay Between: 1 May - 31 Dec 17 (blackout dates apply)
HI Hostel is housed in a Victorian-style building located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, a ten-minute walk to Central Park. This backpacker favourite has social spaces, clean dorm rooms, BBQ facilities and nightly entertainment.
Book by: 31 May 17. Stay Between: 1 May 17 - 31 May 18
Elegant, opulent and oozing class, this gem is like the baby sister to the famous Waldorf Astoria. Set in the classic NY building, the luxurious lobby is something to behold. The large rooms are traditional in style and have cable TV, plus there is also a gym.
Book by: 31 May 17. Stay Between: 1 May - 11 Dec 17
Freehand Chicago is located in the vibrant River North area, less than a block from El Grand station and a 10-minute walk to the Chicago Riverwalk. It is a retro hostel with clean rooms and funky, bright furnishings.
Book by: 1 Jul 17. Stay Between: 5 Sep - 29 Oct 17 (blackout dates apply)