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Indy Hostel

1.5 of 5 4903 Winthrop Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff is easygoing and helpful and I felt very welcomed and comfortable. Everything is clean, the beds are cozy and the kitchen is well equipped. The neighborhood is nice - there are a lot of bars and restaurants just around the corner. If there was a hip area in Indy, it would definitely be at this area around the... More 

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Mitchell, South Dakota
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is the only one I know of in Indianapolis, but they don't seem to be affected very negatively by that at all. I have been to hostels all over Europe and Asia and thought this one was as nice as a lot of them. I was there in January but I thought there was a nice amount of... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Clayton, we were happy to allow your a place to relax before leaving in the morning. All though our check out times are set for the rooms, you are most certainly welcome to relax in our common areas until ready to depart. If you are looking forward to having a lot of people around next time, please be... More 

Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really clean and organized. The staff there are really helpful. Cozy beds without the other facilities like kitchen and bathroom are available. Probably the best place to live in Indy at that price. Fully recommended.

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Palash, we are wishing you the best in your big transition. Please come visit us again for one of our events if you are needing something to do on the weekend! More 

Ames, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is perfect if you`re just traveling for a few days and don`t want spend a lot of money. Really liked the space, although I would suggest that they could do better with it. Probably make a bigger kitchen or a better dining room. All staff was very kind and helpful during my stay. The only con is that... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks Augusto, it was great having you here. We love the advice on improving our kitchen and dining room, however I hope you saw the extra tables and chairs stacked in the entry way for our large groups! This allows us to keep plenty of space during the week but can triple our seating capacity when necessary. Also, be sure... More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay here was great. I needed a place to stay for a few nights on a weekend, and ended up staying an extra night because the people there, both staff and guests, are really cool. I'm getting ready to move to Europe, and Eric gave me a lot of tips for moving over there. The neighborhood is safe, quiet,... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Tyler! It was great to be able to share some travel knowledge before you head out on your big trip. We like to tell our stories as much as you like hearing them. Please keep in touch and let us know when you get abroad, would love to see some pictures. More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really liked the homey atmosphere. Great staff - felt very welcomed even though I'm old enough to be their mother/grandmother! I stayed 2 nights & loved not being in a chain hotel. It was a great escape from my usual Indy visits.

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Karen, it was great having you. We are very pleased to be able to cater to some many different demographics. From the young traveling by backpack to grandparents visiting family members, we love to show our hospitality. Please come back and see us again! More 

Caen, Basse-Normandie, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A warm welcome from the helpful staff, a nice and clean place to stay in. And a very good deal in terms of price/quality! Really close from bus station taking you anywhere into town. And if you just want to stay in, the staff will be there to talk with you! Recomended!

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Bastien, it was very nice to have you stay with us. We hope your travels are fun and be sure to stop by and see us again. More 

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went to Indianapolis for a working session at Indiana University, and stayed 7 nights at Indy Hostel. A really nice, lifefull place in a booming area of Indianopolis. A clean and tastefully arranged room, as are the common areas – in which the staff members were always present and up to give a piece of advice on whatever was needed.... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay with us Alexei. You seemed to have been able to get a lot of research in while you are here and we hope that you can return soon to continue you work. You definitely have a place with us when you come back! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I stayed in the Indy Hostel for 4 nights. During my stay I had nothing but good experiences, the staff were friendly, inclusive, helpful and willing to pass on their knowledge of the area and of fun things to do. Having stayed at other hostels around the US I would compare the Indy Hostel very favourably with the others. It... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Sam, it was wonderful to have you stay with us. We are very happy that you got to experience some of the best Indy has to offer, seeing both a Pacers and a Colts game plus our museums. You have proven to be a good traveler :) Please come back to see us again and we will have a warm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We came in from Ohio for a concert. Location was very close to local bars and restaurants. Addison was very helpful and the hostel was very clean. Walls are thin so bring headphones to sleep. We were only there overnight but would definitely go back.

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Angela and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We love our proximity to some of the best Live music spots in Indy. Hopefully we can join you for the next show :) More 

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Address: 4903 Winthrop Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205
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Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Indy Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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