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White Mountains Hostel

36 Washington St., Conway, NH 03818 (Formerly Albert Lester Memorial Hostel)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tom L Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tim the manager is extremely helpful, friendly and flexible. It's a hostel so obviously don't expect much, but it was a great value and had everything we needed. Enjoyed hanging out by the fire pit at night and making s'mores.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this too be a really great 2 night stay while visiting the White Mountains. The owner was super friendly and helped us with any questions we had on where to go and what too see. You have full use of the kitchen and there is a grocery store about 5 minutes away. Your about 5 minutes away from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

With new owner Tim I got the feeling that this hostel is going to get even better. Right now it's not perfect and could be a little cleaner and more organized. They are doing some major repairs right now so its definitely going to get better. There's a great hikers vibe and tim offers plenty of good advice. I would... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have stayed at the White Mountains Hostel several times and I have always had a good experience. The staff is very courteous and friendly. The hostel offers a nice kitchen with plenty fridge room. The location is great, it is an easy drive to many points in the White Mountains and nearby towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

White Mountain hostel is under new ownership and is awesome! My girlfriend and I stayed in a private room while doing spring day hiking in the White Mountains. Tim, the new owner, is extremely accommodating and has a great vision for the future of the place. He wants to turn it into a hub for outdoorsy people exploring the region.... More

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this more then generous review. I am glad you both had such a great time at the hostel and that you enjoyed the beauty that the White Mountains area has to offer. It is a time of growing here at the hostel and we hope to steadily improve so that we meet all guests expectations!... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Pretty good spot as far as hostels go. Much more fun to stay compared to a low budget hotel/motel. Clean, friendly service and you get to meet like-minded people. What a silly requirement to have a review of 200 characters. I said all I wanted in a paragraph above. Hope now I am up to the requirement :)

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

It is true if you looking for value it is hard to beat staying at a hostel but also the bonus of other friendly like minded guests to share the experience with is what makes hostel unique. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review ! All the Best, Tim More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Top notch hostel! Clean facilities, friendly caretakers, wonderful guests. Great food within walking distance, short drive to the business area of N Conway, and about 15-20 min drive to the White Mountains... all make this my favorite place to stay when I'm visiting NH. This was my second year and 3rd time staying at the White Mtns hostel, and I... More

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

Well those words are music to our ears! Thank you very much and we will work hard to keep this your only place to stay in Conway! Best, Tim More

Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I believe this is my second or third year staying here at the WM Hostile. I have never had a bad night stay....well, maybe that one night.....only kidding, really. I was pleasantly surprised this season to find new owners/operators, who, seemed to have many years experience of running Hostiles through out many different venues. This tear in particular, was a... More

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this thoughtful review. I am glad that you truly enjoy the travel experience that I think hostels are so good at delivering. I hope that one day the hostel is busy enough that I can change my title to Chef and be making great meals each day. I look forward to your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is a great place for inexpensive, clean, comfortable accomodations when adventuring in the White Mountains. I've brought numerous groups here and they always enjoyed it. The hostel is under new management and Tim is great--professional, kind, and positive.

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and it was a pleasure to have your and your group stay. I look forward to next time! Best, Tim More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I've stayed at dozens of hostels and this is one of my favorites. It has everything that a good hostel should have: - big kitchen - comfortable social area - comfortable beds - clean bathroom - good location - accessible by bus from Boston If you need a cheap place to crash in New Hampshire, I highly recommend the White... More

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TimWestwig, Owner at White Mountains Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review! We will continue to try and go beyond your expectations. All the Best, Tim More

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Address: 36 Washington St., Conway, NH 03818 (Formerly Albert Lester Memorial Hostel)
Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Conway
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel has 5 bunk rooms with 28 beds and 5 private rooms. There is big common kitchen and common dinning and meeting area. The hostel is super clean and friendly place to stay. We specialize in groups of 15-40 people. ... more   less 
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