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HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

501 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 (Formerly Lovett Inn)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is just fantastic. The atmosphere is great with people from all around the world (mostly in their 20s). The house is an old Mansion so the building is really beautiful. There´s a great pool area and garden and the staff was really friendly and helpful. For 25 dollars a night you couldn't ask for more!!!

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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Morty Rich Houston HI Hostel rightly deserves accolades. As with all the HI Hostels I've stayed at for 40 years it is exceptionally clean, well maintained, and operated with the traveler's needs at the forefront. It is a quiet hostel on a quiet residential street. Almost all the rooms at this hostel have their own private bathroom with a... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Have stayed twice and this is my favourite hostel I've stayed in. It's in a lovely house in a great neighbourhood. Staff are fantastic - so helpful and willing to answer any questions about the area. Rooms are spacious and clean. Wouldn't think to look anywhere else in Houston now!

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

It's always great to hear guests have had a great experience at our hostel, and even better to hear we're your favorite, of course. We're excited to see you again the next time you end up in Houston! -Melissa S. Guest Services Supervisor More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Spacious, clean and located in a very nice neighborhood. Staff were very helpful and polite. Garden with pool and hammock and a billiards room were nice bonus's too. Some rooms also have balconies. For a HI hostel the place had quite a lot of character. Definitely a safe bet for staying in Houston.

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

We're glad to have given you a different type of positive experience with a HI network hostel. We hope to see you again, the next time you visit Houston. -Melissa S. Guest Services Supervisor More

Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

In one sentence: The hostel is bright, spacious, open, clean, good location and well maintained. Recommend 100%. I generally dislike staying at YHAs, HIs, and avoid them like the plague as they are always boring, clinical, over priced, have to pay membership fee (which is stupid - they lose more money that way), but this HI was definitely the best... More

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Shanghai, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The hotel locates in a nice neighbourhood, quiet, beautiful, not far away from most sightseeing places, easy to access to museum, downtwon, etc through public transportation. (we walked to most museum actually), walking distance to many eating places. The staffs are friendly and willing to offer the assistance. There are lot of info available in the front desk, resturant info,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

I got a group room and it seem I was only one from my group in the room But I had roommates male or females either side I thought there was male room and female room it was neutral which I'm OK with but its a note to others nevet been Price was cheap

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Antigua, Guatemala
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I was only passing through Houston for a night so I didn't get to stay very long but from what I saw morty rich is one of the best run places I've been. Rooms are clean, the house is beautiful. There's a fully functioning kitchen and dining room plus a living room and a tv room upstairs. The guy at... More

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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
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the best hostel in Houston! HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel is the only hostel to offer 24 check-in, outdoor swimming pool and a full-sized pool table. We also offer free WIFI, computers with free internet access, onsite laundry, free parking, 24 hour access to all common areas and the fully equipped kitchen and an extra special complimentary breakfast every morning from 7:30-10:00am!! HI-Houston is located on a beautiful tree lined boulevard in the diverse and funky neighborhood of Montrose. We are surrounded by some of the most popular restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Houston! We are also conveniently located just 2 blocks away from a 24 hour Walgreens and a 24 hour grocery store. Coming to Houston for a conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center. We are 1 block away from #81 & #82 bus lines that will drop you off in front of the convention center. Want to come shopping at the Galleria or get a visa in the Post Oak area, we are located just one block away from the buses that will get you there! HI-Houston is also conveniently located just 1 mile away from the famous Menil Collection and Rothko Chapel and just 2 miles away from Houston's amazing Museum District and Hermann Park! Whether you are coming to Houston to work, play or just relax...HI-Houston is the place for you! Never stayed at a hostel before! Hostels mainly consist of dormitory style rooms, where you will have the opportunity to interact with guests from all over the world. Hostels are a great place to make new friends and save a little money while your traveling. Come and try us out!! ... more   less 
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