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Hostelling International - Boston

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19 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the rooms. Location is also quite convenient, especially if you are taking the interstate buses. The breakfast spread could be improved on though, but overall, its definitely an upside surprise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was nervous about staying in a hostel after hearing they're all pretty dirty, but HI Boston was amazing! Really modern with all the techy stuff you'd need when travelling. Rooms and bathrooms were clean, kitchens were a great space with cereal and drinks available to help yourself. The atmosphere really made me feel at home. They had activities on but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is very well placed in the centre of Boston. Its easy to get to all of the main attractions in Boston, and it's accessible to the subway/train stations. The hostel has nice rooms that are clean and well laid out. I will definitely be returning there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hostel for my daughter and friend. I thought it was a little pricey for a hostel. I found out that the ratings here and my daughter's experience there justifies the cost of this hostel. It's new, clean, safe and geared for young people on the move. My daughter has stayed in hostels in Europe and the far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my boyfriend in a private room. The hostel was very clean and I was impressed by how many free activities they had available, from Fenway Park and Harvard to the Freedom Trail and Harpoon Brewery. We also got great advice on things to see on our own. The hostel is located right near Chinatown so there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Hi Boston hostel for almost 10 days and I think it's one of the best hostelling structure I've ever seen. One of his majour characteristics is that it's near the city-center (almost 15 minutes by walk if you want to arrive to the Prudential Center) and also to the harbor zone. Nearby it's plenty of convenient asian... More 

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Sandra R, Manager at Hostelling International - Boston, responded to this review

Hello Aurora, Thank you for your awesome review. We’re glad to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at the hostel. Our staff team is a central part of the hostelling experience and ensuring you have a great stay. We’ll be sure to share your positive comments with our team. We look forward to seeing you in Boston again... More 

Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern facilities, friendly staff, very good breakfast, good bathrooms, good rooms. Free wifi everywhere!! What else? Don't miss the fabulous free dinner. Besides, location is great. It's near the Common, Trinity church, Beacon Hill, the Public garden, and also near the tube. A smooth experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed so much my stay in this hostel. Very nice and modern! The breakfast was excellent, too. It is close to Boston Common park and only 15 minutes to Downtown, Fanheuill Market. One of the best hostels I've been in my US experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights, was clean and comfortable. Good location, Boston common and subway stop just around the corner with other sites walking distance away. Staff very polite and helpful. Ideal for travellers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stayed in this hostel in June 2014, and am very happy that I did! The hostel is not only central to Boston, it is recently renovated and it much nicer than other hostels I've stayed at (Chicago, Martha's Vineyard). The hostel is located in the heart of Boston which makes it easy to travel throughout the city by walking,... More 

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