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Hostelling International - Baltimore

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17 West Mulberry Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4th time here. staff is great and is there 24 hours. place is luxurious. other hostelers are friendly and share food, conversation, adventures. more than most hostels, this one organizes social outings. great kitchen, free pancake breakfast, coffee and tea is always on. laundry was $4. the first night the dorm was crowded and one guy snored loud. the next... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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129 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The hostel is conveniently located in a nice area and is within walking distance of major attractions. The check-in was quick and the staff was really friendly and helpful. Highly recommended, I would definitely stay again!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Everything about this place is wonderful! Located in a cute renovated mansion (with a piano in the lobby!). The staff, were by far the best part. Rio with his charm, Navi with her perfect directions and wonderful recommendations, James with his insightful knowledge of the city, and Brooke with her sweet personality! The pride that they all have for their... More 

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The location of this hostel is great, it will take you 10 minutes to walk to Inner harbur from here and about 2 minutes to get to public transportation. The staff is wonderful and will help you with anything you might need help with. The price of this hostel is really good and you get what you pay for -... More 

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Virginia
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194 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

As opposed to Philadelphia in December, Baltimore in July was a disappointment. Not much enthusiasm from the front desk staff. Don't even think of checking in before 4PM, it's not an option. Nobody at front desk before 7AM if you are planning an early departure. You can leave your bags in locked storage if you plan to leave town after... More 

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Bursa, Turkey
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Given the price range, I do not think I have ever stayed in a more organized hostel before. It was in a historic building at a very central location. Staff was very helpful. Cleanliness is definitely a few levels higher than typical hostels. They have a great kitchen and breakfast is pretty good. They organize decent free events such as... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and had a reasonably good experience. Arrived and was told to wait, so had to sit around with my bags for quite a while, while I think they changed shifts. Ended up having to go back and ask if I could check I'm yet, but was smooth from there. Was in a 10 bed dorm,... More 

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Coutras, France
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28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I wish I could have stayed longer in the hostel. The hostel is in a beautiful old mansion, but has been completely refurbished and everything is brand new. As soon as you come in, you feel at home and cosy. All the facilities are beautiful and useful. Nice living-room with great movies, a piano, books, couches, a game room, a... More 

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

prices are reasonable, it is kept clean. staff was friendly. conveniently located in the downtown area, so it's very close to bars and restaurants if you're into the nightlife like me. not very good for the budget traveler though.

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Although old this hostel is perfectly clean and the staff are lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed our FREE pancakes with melted chocolate and blueberries every morning. Don't miss the street art tour run by the hostel of Baltimore's open walls project and get the light rail out to Hampden for arty quirky shops, good coffee, cupcakes and antique&vintage shops. Also a... More 

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