A dormitory originated from the Latin word dormitorium ,  often abbreviated to dorm is a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people such as boarding school , high school , college or university students. In some countries, it can also refer to a room containing several beds accommodating people. Worldwide, dormitories are often single sex, or sexes are accommodated on separate floors or in separate rooms in some cases. It is unusual for unrelated mixed sex occupancy of a bedroom except temporarily for example in a travel hostel or a railway sleeping car.
17 Completely Insane Things That Have Happened In Hostels
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Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them. They are invited into a man's house where he tells them of a hostel somewhere in eastern Europe where the women are all incredibly hot and have a taste for American men. When they get there, everything is too good to be true - the hostel is "to die for". Paxton, Josh and Oli are backpacking across Europe when they are told about a hostel in Slovakia. Once they hear that this hostel is infested with beautiful European woman who only want tourists, they quickly get on a train to the wonderful promise land. As soon as they get there, they start having the time of their lives. Soon after they arrive, they slowly start to realize that this hostel is hiding a terrible and dark secret.
The Truth About Staying in a Hostel
Truth is, staying in a hostel can be one of the best parts of budget travel. This can really be an awesome thing too. Older travelers have so many amazing insights and great advice to give younger people. Not necessarily! The thing about traveling is that it is exhausting.
I was staying in a hostel in Phuket, Thailand in a mixed dorm because it was the cheapest option. I chose the bed in the corner, and the beds were arranged in a head to foot way, so the footboard of my bed was pressed against my male roomie's headboard. I had drifted off and was sleeping very well. I slowly started waking up pleasantly surprised that my boyfriend was giving me a foot massage And that's when the terror gripped me.