- Hamburg, Germany ranked as the best night out globally in a study by Hostelworld.
- Recognized for being the most welcoming city to tourists.
- Acknowledged as the best place to meet new people.
- Highlighted as the easiest city to navigate using public transport.
- Copenhagen, Berlin, and Dublin also received notable rankings in the study.
Hamburg, Germany was recognized as the top global nightlife destination in a significant study by Hostelworld. The study considered feedback from people in 41 cities across 27 countries regarding their city’s nightlife.
The company talked to 4,100 city residents worldwide, asking them questions about five specific categories:
The questions revolved around these five categories:
- The overall quality of nightlife, including the range of activities and overall enjoyment.
- How welcoming and friendly the local people are, considering their attitude toward tourists and the ease of making new acquaintances.
- The perception of safety among individuals.
- The ease of navigation within the city.
- The affordability of the experiences.
Hamburg secured the top spot due to its friendliness to tourists, being a great place to meet new people, and having easy transportation and key destinations nearby.
Copenhagen closely followed Hamburg, praised for safety and vibrant nightlife. However, it was marked down for being pricey.
Berlin, known for being cost-effective, and Dublin, renowned for its nightlife, also received high rankings.
Surprisingly, several cities typically associated with lively nightlife performed poorly in the study.
London, known for its high costs, secured the 26th position. Rome faced challenges due to transportation issues, leading to a lower ranking. Tokyo ranked the lowest at 41st due to difficulties in transportation, lackluster nightlife, and high expenses.
Here are the top 10 cities in the world for a night out:
- Dublin, Ireland
- Warsaw, Poland
- Gothenburg, Sweden
- New York, United States
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Hamburg, Germany
- Amsterdam, Holland
- San Francisco, United States
- Prague, Czech Republic
- Berlin, Germany
Marek Mossakowski, Global Head of Brand at Hostelworld, found the study results intriguing, particularly the strong performance of smaller cities. Notably, Hamburg’s top ranking over Berlin stood out.
“We know young travellers are increasingly venturing off the beaten track to uncover unique experiences, and this study demonstrates this.”
The statement highlights the growing trend of young travelers seeking unique experiences beyond the usual paths, as reflected in the study results.