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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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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was pretty clean, big building in Chinatown, heaps of cheap eats and pubs. Interior was very modern, bit pricey but you pay for good hospitality, free walking tour was one of the main highlight I had in Boston. Downside was the lacking of social atmosphere.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent atmosphere in a great location, great, clean and well organised hostel with friendly staff. Recommend organised events such as pub crawls and films in the hostel. It's a little bit pricier than other hostels but it really is worth it, great facilities.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so impressed by all the amenities that this hostel had. From towels/linens provided to great wifi, to walking tours, to an amazing staff. The breakfast was perfect and the kitchen was amazing. I stayed here for a conference and would love to come back again!

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Impeccably clean, top rate facilities, numerous common/lounge areas, complimentary breakfasts, countless restroom and showers on each floor, friendly staff, centrally located (5 minutes to common,10 minutes to Amtrak/Greyhound), daily activities available and very much worth the slightly high room rate for a hostel. Beds are brand new, comfy and each bed has a locker. Bring your own lock or purchase... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wasn't expecting much when I heard that my university had booked my study tour a hostel, but HI Boston really did surprise me. The lobby was modern and well decorated, and the rooms were impeccable. I was also astonished at how big the bathroom was, quite surprising as most hostels either have really small bathrooms or shared ones.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in a lot of hostels while traveling, yet none that were in North America. I assumed the standards would be much higher here and I was right. This hostel was great. You were given towels, sheets, blankets and even had free breakfast. I stayed in the 8 bed dorm and the rooms were clean, beds were comfy and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very hesitant about staying in a Hostel but due to a misunderstanding with my travel arrangements I was forced to either find a place or sleep on the streets for a night. I quickly made my way over to HI and was stunned by the near luxurious conditions after booking just one night. Comfortable beds, clean bathrooms, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Worcester, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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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