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Indy Hostel

1.5 of 5 4903 Winthrop Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This has been one of my favorite stays. It was in a perfect location, easy to access if using public transportation also. The staff was so friendly and exceptionally helpful, they gave tips about everything local and gave me a feeling of comfort and warmth in a place I wasn't familiar with. The hostel was clean, organized, and homey, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and very clean. It was nice having the common area to play board games and use of the kitchen. We will likely visit again, during the summer and make use of the bike rentals, so we can explore Broad Ripple further.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was everything a hostel should be - economical, clean and safe. The neighbourhood is a bit dodgy but once you're inside all is good. The 2 hosts were very professional and helpful to my needs. I felt very welcome there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Indy Hostel in Dec of 2014 and really enjoyed my visit. Friendly staff, clean house and rooms with beautiful decor and a great location! I really appreciated the staff accommodating my late request to stay there. I was traveling through the night and found the listing online. It was after hours that they normally take phone calls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostile is in a great LOCATION, the safe neighborhood of Broad Ripple. For us the proximity to Butler University was perfect. When we arrived we were greeted by FRIENDLY staff that eagerly helped us to understand the house culture. The home is pleasantly clean and decorated. It also seems to developing a neighborhood presence, with occasional music or bonfire... More 

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you for your third trip back :) Who knows what fun things will be going on? More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool and friendly people, they were really helpful with directions to restaurants, bars and other attractions around the area. There is no curfew, which to me was a plus! The place was always clean and well taken care of. A great place to stay overall, recommended!

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Gonzalo, and thank you for getting out to see the surrounding area. We love how much there is to do around us! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly. $70 for a room with a shared bath, bare concrete floor, and no central heat seemed like a lot. The location was great! Would stay here again for that reason. First time staying in a Hostel, i am sure it is a nice one as far as that goes. It was clean, which is extremely important. As for the... More 

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

It is great that you were able to try out something new and go for the experience of a hostel. We also understand the importance of a clean facility, this being a priority of all the guests who come through our doors. As anyone who understands the workings of a small business upgrades are always on our mind and we... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a good pace if you want to do your cooking, laundry,etc. or you are a larger group. The location close to Butler University and about 10 minutes north of downtown. Neighborhood is safe and it is easy to get around. Parking may be limited. House itself is dated. Staff is nice and helpful.

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We aren't happy to know that your stay with us wasn't as good as we hope. Yes, we do have options for the comforts of home and we have a wonderful location near Butler and the other local hot spots in Broad Ripple. Most of the guests do love the warmth that an older home provides, giving us a character... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

before I came here with my friends, we were a tiny bit suspicious about the many 5-star tripadvisor reviews each by people who gave their only review to this hostel. After spending a night here, my worry went away. The place is very cozy, clean, well-run, and affordable. The staff is very friendly, social, and helpful. There is also a... More 

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We love that many of our reviewers happen to be their first time. This tell us that we are doing something right. The structure of the house including cleanliness and comfort are of extreme importance however the staff interaction with guests also plays an integral part in the experience. We can be available for as little as a small tour... More 

Vermillion, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When planning a service trip to Indianapolis through the AWOL program at the University of South Dakota, the goals were specific as to how we were meant to live during our time there. Finding the Indy Hostel suited our needs perfectly. Our week-long stay was definitely worthy of praise. From the general house atmosphere to the very welcoming staff, we... More 

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Paul H, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

This was such a fun week!! We really had a great time helping the AWOL group to see the best our area has to offer. All people involved from the yoga instructor to the chef loved you all and would absolutely like to have you back. Best of luck on all of your future endeavors. 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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