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Hostelling International Austin

2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Easton, MD
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at many hostels in the past 2 years and I can't say enough good things about HI Hostel Austin. It's very clean, the staff is very helpful, there's a basic breakfast included, free parking, and lots of space for doing what you want to do socially or otherwise. HI Austin is right on the Lake with a walking/biking... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

In August 2014, I did an overnight stay with a large group at Hostel International in Austin, Texas. Being my first experience with a hostel and having heard mixed reviews on these places, I wasn’t expecting much. At $30 per night in Austin, I figured a clean bed would be the most I could expect. I was pleasantly surprised by... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The location is away from the downtown area but you could walk there as I did. The surrounding area is peaceful & tranquil. To catch a bus to the city center or airport, you will have to walk a bit. Otherwise, the staff was awesome. The common areas are great. The rooms were good enough. The toilets were stinking quite... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Awesome location right off of Lady Bird Lake. Staff was friendly and informative. We especially appreciated the lasagna dinner for $3.00 on Monday night. Some locals from Austin came out and discussed travelling which was a nice treat as well. Breakfast in the morning was adequate but nothing too special. Big thanks to HEB Central Market for the donated variety... More 

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HNL, Hawaii
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had a private room for one night during the Arctic Blast. 2 issues: 1. The heating system is a mess. It got down into the 30's that night and the staff set the thermostat for me from 61 (!) to 70. But the thermostat measures temperature in the hall, not our rooms and the heat registers were in our... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I went there for 3 days, the place for the price is $32.00 a night with kitchen use and internet use was good, the dorm room was freezing cold i had to keep asking for the heat to be turned on. The people that go there were weird, (Let's keep Austin weird)? Oh, well, one wanted me to buy her... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed here for one night, which was Halloween. The hostel is very nice and clean, very organised and has very good rates. We stayed in a mixed 14 bed dorm which was not too noisy. The hostel is only a 5 min cab away from Austins famous sixth street. The staff were very friendly and helpful, The location is... More 

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Coutras, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This hostel is avery peaceful place along the lake, perfect for a Sunday morning stroll on the boarwald, or a nice coffee, watching times go by. The common areas are cosy and it's easy to meet people, Internet is good, breakfast too, as well as bathrooms, although showers are a bit too communal, but seems to be something normal in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed in a female dorm for a week in June 2014. There are only (I think) three hostels in Austin and, although I didn't try the other two, this was closest to what I was looking for. HI hostels (usually) meet a minimum standard and this one was no exception. The bed was comfortable, there was adequate locker space... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I do not recommend this place. First off, takes about 35 minutes by transit to get to. This hostel is located on the opposite side of the Colorado River. The hostel staff arent the brightest people on the planet. The guy who was reception booked 3 people into my bed, and when the problem arose he tried to tell us... More 

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Address: 2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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