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HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

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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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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here in a private room at the end of July. The hostel is located in a nice neighbourhood (although it is a little quiet) with good communal facilities. The staff were pleasant but on arrival our room hadn't been cleaned (there was a dead cockroach in the cupboard). Gustavo on front desk was very kind... More 

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually, this is a rather bad hostel. It claims to be clean, but it's the most dirty hostel I stayed in for a long time (old underwear under the bed etc, sinks hanging loose, door cannot be closed). Internet is slow and goes down often (but it's free, so you can't really complain). Toilet clogs. Breakfast is some coffee and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved it! Staff was wonderful, breakfast light and refreshing, cozy fun price amazing for amenities offered relaxing perfect for getting to know people from all over the world, several activities for guest, pool table,swimming pool movies common area maintained!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I stayed here overnight when visiting Houston for a concert. Overall, the house and accommodations were AMAZING, and the hostel itself is in an awesome part of the city. The only thing is that the heat was unbearable! I tried to sleep, but I couldn't get over the heat. When I went downstairs to tell the overnight clerk, she found... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I can't quite put in words the amount of fun I had at this place. It was a real adventure to get here (I had a bad experience at another place first) so this place felt like a piece of heaven afterwards. Great staff, friendly vibes. Rooms are comfortable and light. Outdoor areas are well maintained. Most importantly - easy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The hostel was clean, safe and quiet. The beds are very creaky and not that comfortable. The room didn't have enough outlets and the aircon was so cold that I was wearing sweat pants and a hoodie to bed along and using blankets. The staff were really helpful and welcoming

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed at the Morty Rich hostel for 3 nights in June 2015, and were very impressed with the place in it's entirety, The rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable, the pool was awesome, and it was located just a 5 minute walk away from shops, restaurants, and no further than a mile away from the bars in Midtown.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great spacious rooms, superb location, great way to meet other solo travellers over breakfast and a safe friendly place to stay. WiFi and aircon worked well. Room alway clean. Good transport links and local information. Helpful staff.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I stayed at the hostel March 16-23, and was also concerned that my credit card information had been taken down in the back office. When I got back to Boston, I noticed fraudulent charges had been made on my card in Houston. I have since filed a report with my bank to investigate. I hope Hi Hostel was not responsible,... More 

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

Dear SA, Thank you for getting in touch and letting us know about your credit card. I am not sure if you are the friend mentioned in the previous review, but wanted to get in touch all the same. I am very sorry to hear your credit card information was stolen. As of April 23rd we have moved the credit... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A very clean hostel, however it wasn't very social at all. For a place that we thought would be full of young travellers - the majority of people were over the age of 50. Which I have nothing against of course - but it would have added to the experience if younger people closer to our age were there. Any... More 

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