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Hostelling International - Boston

Hostelworld.comUS$119*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$252*
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recommend this hostel ! I had a really good time there. People was really nice and fun. A lot of activities. I did the tour to Harvard and really liked it. Modern, good decor, clean, confortable, huge, cheap, free wifi, good location (close to the train station).

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The price charged for a single room with en-suite facilities was a rip-off. You could get a hotel for the same price with better facilities. The breakfast selection was poor and overall poor value for an over priced, money-gouging stay.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had never been to hostel ever before this trip, so that was my first experience. And you know I enjoyed my stay in HI Boston. The room and the bed were clean. Very convenient shower rooms. Tasty breakfasts in the common kitchen. And many fun and other thing to do provided by staff. I highly recommend this place to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would stay here again. Great location comfy beds. It's clean and breakfast is lovely. Lockers are provided for all guests just take a padlock or buy one at the hostel for $5 they are big enough for luggage. All the staff were very helpful they gave us lots idea of things to do including free tours which we didn't...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

WOW! I am so happy you had such a great time and looks like you took advantage of our free walking tours. Come to our pub crawl next time. EM

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many hostels around the world and this was probably one of my favorites. I have put some of my points in a list format for ease of reading: 1. It is extremely accessible to public transportation. I can walk to 2 different stations within 4 minutes (Chinatown or Tufts). It is extremely easy to get to...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

WOW looks like you had a full experience. So happy you had an amazing stay, We want you to have this experience every time you come to the Hostel. Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. Safe travels EM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HI- Boston has an incredibly friendly, low-key atmosphere, and it was so clean! I really appreciated the solo bathrooms, with a change of floor towel for each person to use after showering. There were plenty of bathrooms, so I never had to wait, even in the morning. I didn't make it down for breakfast, but the kitchen facility had everything...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

So happy you had an amazing time with us and thank You so much for the wonderful review. I am so happy you took advantage of our Free pub crawl. I hope you had a chance to go on one of our free walking tours. Please come back and let us Host you again. Safe travels. EM

Provincetown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Place is awesom, very contemporary.+ VERY stylish. Very clean &super safe. It fits the neighborhood perfectly. I have stayed in hostels from cuba to france. To argentina. The price for services can't be Beat in downtown Boston. I have stayed in super shady hostels all around the world. (Seriously Super Shady) Also stayed in Hostels that seem like old...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

So many travels you've done, thank you so much for staying with us and i am so happy you enjoyed our hostel. We strive to make your experience worth your money from location to food and everything to make your stay a great one. Safe travels EM

Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have booked this hostel because of it's outstanding location and all the great reviews. But just one day before my departure one of my friends called me and asked me to stay with her during my visit. The website I made the booking on stated I would be charged for up to $56 because it is the day before...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

We are so Happy we were able to help. EM

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Near down town, near Metro, orange line Chinatown and tuft station, also Silver4. I took SL1 from Logan airport then to south station then 2 transit red and orange line to Chinatown station and walked to Hotel easily and free!!! Hotel is easily found around the corner. Lobby is large for everyone can share. Staff is the best,they friendly and...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

Hello thank you for staying with us. I am happy to hear that you were happy with your stay. thank you for the feedback EM

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is by far the nicest hostel I've ever stayed in! Free towels (if you ask), an elevator, added security features, modern design, cleanliness, wheelchair accessibility, numerous breakfast options, proximity to tourist destinations, and proximity to public transit all make this a fantastic, yet affordable place to stay. The hostel is located on a busy street with constant police sirens,...

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HI Boston H, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to give us a feedback. I am so happy you enjoyed our location and hostel amenities. I am glad the mistake was caught and resolved but i am sorry you had to go though it. Please don't let this discourage you from having a better experience next time. We can get it right...

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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Clean contemporary hostel with great amenities including free linen, continental breakfast and WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International - Boston

Address: 19 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116-4723
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: RM244 - RM1,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International - Boston 2*
Number of rooms: 99
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