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HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

501 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 (Formerly Lovett Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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dallas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

HI Houston Hostel is located 1 block off of the major happening street in Houston. Hostel is on a oak tree lined upscale street with mansions built in the 20's. Minutes from downtown, really in the center of where you want to be, close to bus, bars, restaurants and grocery stores. The hostel had been an upscale hotel, common areas... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I am always very sceptical about staying in hostels in the U.S. The main reason is poor quality of facilities, and owners trying to make money giving nothing in return. Hi-Houston The Morty Rich Hostel is an exception from this general opinion! I was really impressed by, the quality of this place. Great first floor design, very welcoming and home... More 

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Grace D, General Manager at HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your fantastic feedback! We are always happy when our guests enjoyed their stay. If you are coming back to Houston after November, come and check out our newly renovated kitchen. Happy and safe travels. Grace Dodier, General Manger More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The grand hall of the Morty Rich hostel was a great respite from the summer Houston heat. We were struck by how great the reception area of the hostel looked and it was possibly the nicest general hostel area I had been in. Unfortunately that's about as good as it got for this hostel. We were checked into the "back... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Please allow me to start my review by saying this was my first Hostel experience and based on the prompt follow up with the Manager regarding my concern; this was clearly a rare instance. That said, I stayed in room #7 (the attic) and the first thing I noticed was the filthy carpeting. As a New Yorker, I've seen worse... More 

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Grace D, General Manager at HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Renee. While it is always hard to read a negative review, we appreciate the feedback so we can improve our facilities and services. Since your stay we have been able to make some small improvements to the bathroom and the room and have others planned for later this year. I apologize that our hostel was not up to our... More 

Cardiff
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is the business. My husband and I are travelling a lover the USA and have stayed in a lot of random accom. BUT this place is hands down the best place for the price! Wee stayed in the double room in the back guesthouse and it was big! The staff are awesome! We had fresh out of the... More 

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Grace D, General Manager at HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for you feedback! I am glad you had a great time at our hostel and that the staff was friendly and helpful. Please come back and see us on your next stay in Houston! Grace Dodier, General Manager More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I spent three days at the hostel, was very well treated by the very nice and efficient staff. I got to meet people from different parts of the world, hang out and have fun with them. Not to mention the place is very well located, close to westheimer and Montrose.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The hostel is amazing, spotlessly cleaned, really well designed, nice decor, library/pool room which we used a great deal, nice pool area. We booked a private double with ensuite, for this we were given a whole floor of a little outhouse in the garden area which was lovely - probably nicer than most hotels we stayed in. The hostel was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This Hostel was really well presented, clean and the staff were friendly and approachable. There was a large outdoor area beautifully landscaped complete with a pool and hammock, perfect for summer lounging. The interior was lovely, no complaints here. the Kitchen was fully stocked and was able to make tea/coffee at any hour which was nice. Houston, because of its... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Helpful staff. I got my own private tour in the hostel when I got there :) breakfast was good, basic and for free. Nice room with own balcony. Area is really nice and one of the safest in Houston with lots of restaurants close by. I really enjoyed my stay there. A that is a minor thing for improvement is,... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Located in a Mansion in a ritzy part of Houston. Close by public transit, and bars Rooms are nicely kept and all bedding provided, HAS A POOL! and some bbqs so you can grill up some good Texas steaks. Overall good value for the price you pay.

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Address: 501 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 (Formerly Lovett Inn)
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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