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The Burlington Hostel

53 Main St, 2nd Floor, Burlington, VT
The Burlington Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Antigua, Guatemala
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great base for exploring Burlington. Around the corner from a world class bakery (AUGUST FIRST) this is a clean and comfy place to meet world travelers, recover from skiing or whatever, and venture out to the waterfront or Church Street Marketplace. Way more fun than a hotel (and cheaper), I felt totally comfortable as a single woman traveling alone.... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stayed here originally for one night when I was checking out the area (where I now live) because the hotel I booked didn't have space for my first night. I am so glad! Ended up staying at the Hostel the whole trip. It is somehow low-key but also friendly -- I wanted to know about decent restaurants and ended... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The location of this hostel cannot be beat. We were so close to all the spots we wanted to check out, and just a stones throw from Lake Champlain. Everything about their operation is very professional, they have key card entry for security, and lockers to safeguard valuables but I felt very comfortable with the fellow lodgers. The room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I loved My stay at th Burlington Hostel. Thé place was clean ND it is very good for the price. Employees respond well to all demands. It is near of th church place so it is better to be there than an hotel. Thé only point I didnt like is that there is no door in thé rooms but people... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

My stay was made all the better with the great place this is. Situated near shops, restaurants and especially the stunning boardwalk area , its convenient and Mike along with his crew are top notch in guidance and care. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you like hostels and like being in the heart of Burlington not too far from Church Street- the Burlington Hostel is the place to stay. August's Bakery is around the corner, and everything within walking distance. Even the great Skirack where to rent bicycles. I felt very safe and comfortable. Lockers are safe too with a combination. Great place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I arrived in Burlington after hiking the Appalachian Trail to catch a flight the following day. I had nothing planned other than to find a hotel or hostel. Based on price and location I decided on the hostel. I didn't realize it was parents weekend and was told they were all booked up. I asked where I may be able... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

It's my very first time to write such a comment like following thought, I stayed at the hostel two years ago and liked the place from bottom, Thing is that I had to leave the hostel from noon and I was very tired after long trip to BTV from Japan, and hoped to take a rest just for a day... More 

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Burlingtonhostel, Manager at The Burlington Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Hydepark, I wanted to reach out and apologize to you on behalf of everyone here at the hostel for the treatment you received as a result of your ethnicity. It's worth noting that the Burlington Hostel has come under new ownership this season. While I can't speak for the previous owners, I can say that our current staff values... More 

Bellmore, New York
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34 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hostel is an easy walk to both "downtown" and the waterfront. It's above a restaurant, and surrounded by other restaurants. I stayed for one night, and was impressed that it was a) clean, b) pretty, c) had mood music and incense. There is plenty of seating, books, and board games, plus yoga mats and props for use. Self-serve waffles... More 

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new jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stayed on a short solo trip to Burlington-was perfect for my needs. Although a bit on the quiet side (i.e. did not notice a lot of interaction between guests) which created a somewhat formal vibe without any unpleasantness. The cleanliness was a 10 on scale of 1-10, cleaner than many hotels and B&B's. Showers were hot. Located a few blocks... More 

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