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Hostelling International - Boston

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19 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this was my first experience of a hostel as it was my first stop after camp and it was amazing! I did not expect it be so nice. i felt safe and secure at all times. the rooms themselves are great with chargers even on top bunk which was something i was worried about when told i had the top... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have staying in loads of hostels but this has to be the best one I have staying in so far, conveniently located at a reasonable price. Great rooms too in my opinion. If I am back in Boston I will definitely be staying here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Conveniently located in Chinatown and a 5 minute walk to the Boston Common or the closest T station. Free breakfast every morning is a plus, 6-bed rooms are nice and quiet, each bunk comes with a light and charging station which is very handy.

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Big hostel on the edge of Chinatown. Handy location for T, Boston common and freedom trail. Reasonable selection for breakfast, mainly bread based but its free! Only issues were although individual bathrooms are nice, 2 per 12 beds isn't really enough, another issue was noisy neighbours after 11.00. Because its such a big hostel this is difficult to police. Aaron... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is better than some hotels I have stayed in. It includes breakfast (bagels, cereal, yoghurt, toast, juice, tea and coffee) and plenty of free/cheap activities (free walking tours most days, pub crawls at night, and other activities like brewery tour, movie night, art gallery tours, trivia night, comedy). The staff are so helpful and asking if anyone needs... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hostel was ideal. The rooms were conveniently designed (each bed was attached to its own locker, shelf, small light, and outlets). The breakfast had way more options than we expected. Overall, the atmosphere of the hostel was fun and there were daily events planned for guests. I would recommend this hostel for its convenience and location.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to a lot of hostals and I have to say that this was one of the best I have ever been! It is 5 minutes away from 2 different train stations, they give you free breakfast and you can choose between a lot of things. Everybody who works there is very friendly and rooms and bathrooms are... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as part of a group tour and this has to be one of the best hostels I have stayed in! The hostel was very clean and well run, with free breakfast in the morning and free wifi. It is a short walk from China town and the nearest subway station Boylston (green line), is a 10 minute... More 

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Hostel Experience started with HI-Boston and ever since then I have never turned to a regular hotel , everytime I travel alone or even with friends I stay in a hostel . This is super cool place and has a history . What I Like about this place - 1. Well designed and really cool interiors and the reception... More 

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Reykjavik
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is very well run! Super clean and Eco friendly with a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms are quiet and feel private, and the bathrooms/showers are in individual rooms- not the usual shower blocks- which is really nice! The staff are also very helpful and there are plenty of things to do, both at the hostel and as part of... More 

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