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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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Boyne City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was the first State-side hostel I've stayed in and I was very impressed. Staff was extremely nice and helpful, the facility was clean and spacious, and there was a number of great activities within a close distance. Runners have direct access to the Monon Trail and there are a wealth of restaurants, bars, and music venues close by. I... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Hey C, Please come back and visit us soon, and bring your bikes! Indianapolis has just opened up a few more trails this season that are accessible from the Monon. We will also let you know if we are ever up there and maybe we can meet on the shore for some Ice Cream :) More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time I've stayed at a hostel in the States, and it was definitely an enjoyable experience. The best part is always getting to know people from lots of different places, and you won't find that lacking at Indy Hostel. I stayed in a tent in their backyard, and it was great. The place was clean, affordable,... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

K, You were our first tent of the season and what good weather you had! Thank you for coming to stay and for the nice review. You are certainly welcome back anytime need a break from big city livin' More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

We are from Japan and first time USA. And we stayed there one night. We worried to stay guset house however Indy Hostel has very kind owner and very good servise!! So we stayed at ease. If we have the chance to go Indianapolis, we want to stay Indy Hostel. Thanks a lot.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The hostel was much better than the typical motel as it offers all the amenities of being at home, with large common areas for hanging out. The staff was excellent, friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We would love to have you back again :) More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Very clean, quiet, friendly service, well stocked bathroom, flexible hours coming & leaving, reasonable price, lots of parking, easy to find, close to many restaurants & movie theaters. Would go back again.

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Nelsonville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We had planned to stay at a B&B, but due to roof damage from the unusual ice and snow, that reservation was cancelled two days before our trip. We were very glad to find the Indy Hostel on line--our stay was much preferable to being in a downtown, expensive hotel or a motel on the usual interstate strip! Our room... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review Celeste. I hope the shows you saw while in Indianapolis were enjoyable as well. If you have a chance to return bring your bikes along, we will take you on some of our favorite trails! More 

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed there one night for a conference I had the following morning. I was nervous since this was my first hostel experience, but I came in during a local entertainment in the downstairs area. I was confused for a bit, but an employee found me set me up in my room. It was quiet, comfortable, safe, and the other... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We couldn't be happier that your first hostel stay was positive. Any first experience may come with some apprehension so we do our best to make guests as welcome and comfortable as possible. Hopefully your conference was an equal success and you will stay with again in the future. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I only stayed here one night, but I will totally come back if I ever find myself in Indianapolis again. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and knowledgeable about the area. The guests were also fun to talk to and hang out with. Indy Hostel seems to have lots going on, if I were local I would check out... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed yourself with us. And of course, you are welcome to stay again if you find yourself in Indianapolis. The Sinking Ship has recently gotten a nice make-over and we can't wait for the weather to break and warm up here as well. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I stayed here for two nights as a single traveller and found the staff very welcoming and friendly. The hostel was clean and offered everything I wanted for the short stay, and there were organised events too like music gigs. Would definitely stay here again.

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Anna, we had a nice time getting to know you. I hope the rest of your trip home is going well and you will be back in the States in the near future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The host manager is very nice to tenants from all over the world. The only trouble is that the if you go in winter, the heater is not working well. The trails nearby is a good choice for jogging and biking zealots. I advice you bring some snacks with you since there is not a big grocery nearby.

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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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