Affordable U.S. Hostels, Travel Deals and Discounts

We've put together a list of affordable hotels and hostels in major cities in the U.S. Some listings have special discounts (in pink) exclusively for InterExchange participants, feel free to use them and save money as you travel.

Special Discounts
Affordable Options

Boston

Boston, MA

Hostelling International


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019

Reserve Now Hostelling International
Boston, MA

Harvard University Tour


Promo code InterExchange: Get 40% OFF

Book a Tour Harvard University Tour

Chicago

Denver

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Hostelling International Los Angeles Santa Monica


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019.

Reserve Now Hostelling International Los Angeles Santa Monica

Miami

New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Hostelling International


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019.

Reserve Now Hostelling International

New York City

New York City

Hostelling International


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019.

Reserve Now Hostelling International
New York City

Outpost Club


Promo code INTER25: Get $100 OFF your first month's membership or $250 OFF your last month's membership

Reserve Now Outpost Club
New York City

Webster Apartments


Promo code IE100OFF: Get $100 OFF the application fee

Reserve Now Webster Apartments
New York City

One World Observatory


Visit the InterExchange office and use our Culture Desk service to get student tickets. Price will be posted shortly.

Visit Site One World Observatory
New York City

Empire State Building


Visit the InterExchange office and use our Culture Desk service to get student tickets for $25 (regular price is $36).

Visit Site Empire State Building
New York City

Madame Tussauds Museum


Visit the InterExchange office and use our Culture Desk service to get student tickets for $25 (regular price is $29 online/$34 walk-in).

Visit Site Madame Tussauds Museum
New York City

Lower Manhattan Guided Tour


Promo code IEX2019: Pay student price $27.50 (regular price is $40)

Explore NYC Lower Manhattan Guided Tour
New York City

1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise


Promo code IEX2019: Pay student price $10.00 (regular price is $30)

Enjoy the Views 1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise

San Diego

San Diego, CA

Hostelling International San Diego - Downtown


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019.

Reserve Now Hostelling International San Diego - Downtown

San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Hostelling International - Fisherman's Wharf


Promo code EXCH19: Get 10% OFF. Dates valid: Jun 1 - Oct 21, 2019.

Reserve Now Hostelling International - Fisherman's Wharf

Washington, DC

Travel and Sightseeing

Travel & Sightseeing

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

This is an internationally recognized document that allows full-time students to gain access to numerous discounts and benefits.

Get ISIC International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
Travel & Sightseeing

Green Tortoise Adventure Travel

Email tortoise@greentortoise.com to make a reservation and get 10% OFF

Explore All Adventures Green Tortoise Adventure Travel
Travel & Sightseeing

CAMBLY

Practice your English with native speakers in real work and life conversations! Promo code InterExchange: Get 15% OFF

Start Practicing CAMBLY
Travel & Sightseeing

Urban Adventures

Small group food & day tours with locals. Promo code INTEREX10 to get 10% off

Explore Tours Urban Adventures
Travel & Sightseeing

StudentUniverse

Find the most convenient routes and the most affordable prices for your travel.

Book Travel StudentUniverse

Booking Options

If the city you’re staying in is not listed here, here are a few booking websites that you can use and book your stay anywhere in the U.S.

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Hotels.com

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Hostels.com

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Hostelworld

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