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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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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location was right downtown,near to many eating locations.The trip from the airport was free,which was nice,courtesy of the transit system.The staff were very helpful and smiling all the time.It is a refurbished building so the noise between the rooms were not always muffled as much as in a hotel but it was not a huge problem.It was well maintained... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an absolutely amazing time here :) great location, only 10 mins walk from the bus station and lots of restaurants. The hostel was so friendly, clean and modern, with huge lockers (bring your own lock or buy one for $4 at reception), our dorm of four had a good amount of space and comfy beds. The hostel organised bar... More 

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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 2 weeks 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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 4 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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