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New Jersey
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I reserved a single nite for my son and his friend to camp outside. It only cost them about $20 for the night. My son used their lockers to lock up his technology belongs and he and his friend really enjoyed meeting the other people staying there. Can't get a better deal than this.

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Thank eastcoasttransplant
Bryor N, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the positive feedback! As a small business, we really appreciate you taking the time to show us some love. We love hosting campers! More 

Rio Linda, California
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is a house with plenty of room. There's a good size kitchen for cooking meals. living room area, tv room. Upstairs the room, I stayed in has 3 bunk beds that had plenty of room. The hostel is located among a quite neighborhood. Staff is friendly. i enjoyed my day. Near public transportation, local restaurants, grocery store within walking... More 

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Thank Liztraveler22
Bryor N, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, Liz! Thanks for giving us some great feedback. We're happy you enjoyed your stay & hope to get the chance to host you again if you venture back to Indianapolis. Safe travels! More 

Wappingers Falls, New York
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Bathrooms are clean, kitchen is well stocked and the staff are very friendly and helpful. I stayed in the mixed dorm down stairs and had no issues getting to sleep or with the other guests. Everyone was very nice and courteous. The owners stopped by while I was there and gave me a ton of extra information about things to... More 

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Thank Joe R
Bryor N, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Joe! Thanks so much for the great review, we appreciate you taking the time to show us some love! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Indy Hostel as well as the company. We hope to host you again during your travels through Indianapolis! More 

Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I love Indy Hostel (IH), I have visited multiple times since 2014, it is my home away from home. I first learned of IH from an online review, it is a hostel, not a hotel, the hostel is a quaint older house in a nice neighborhood in the Broad Ripple area. The house has a secure entrance, ample parking, and... More 

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Thank JJay8254
Bryor N, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such an amazing review, we really appreciate it. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Broad Ripple area, we are lucky to be located in such an amazing community! Thanks for giving future guests some helpful tips as well! We hope to see you again throughout your travels. More 

Geneseo, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I stayed at the Indy Hostel when I attended a church conference in Carmel. Because I was on the church's budget, I wanted to stay in an inexpensive, but clean place. Indy Hostel was both! I stayed in the women's dorm and met two nice ladies; they were my roommates much like a college dorm experience! It was a little... More 

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Thank Debby M
Bryor N, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Debby, Thank you so much for your amazing review and the time it took to write. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your hostel experience. We take pride in hosting some amazing travelers and love when you all enjoy meeting one another! If you pass through Indianapolis again and would like some additional privacy, perhaps you could check out... More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The place is very clean, neat, and organized with a kitchen in a very cute and hip neighborhood. Unfortunately it is very noisy, like there's a disco club on the first floor or something. They seem to hold events for the entire neighborhood at the expense of the guests. Surprisingly full of international guests considering it's Indianapolis. Laundy facilities available.

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Thank travelerF348YX
Jim B, General Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review! Every once in a while one of our public events will run past quite hours. We also inform guests of events happening during their stay, as long as they have relied relevant contact info. All the best! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We rolled into the hostel late. Staff was friendly and professional. Hostel is in close walking distance to quality, local food restaurants and coffee shops. Bedrooms were clean and comfortable. Bathrooms were clean. Kitchen was well laid out and organized with 2 refrigerators and freezers. I would highly recommend this hostel.

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Thank Suanne S
Jim B, General Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Suanne! Hopefully next time you are here you will be able to spend more time hanging out at the hostel. More 

Muncie, Indiana
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Let me preface my review by saying that this was not my partner or I's first time at a hostel, although this was the most interesting yet. We arrived around 6PM and the check-in process took extremely too long, at least 15 minutes while we stood awkwardly in the doorway to the office. Upon completion of check in, we were... More 

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Thank LuciaLemon
Jim B, General Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory experience! It seems as if you were here when we were having both computer issues and a misunderstanding of procedures with one of our interns. We hope you are able to come back and have a much better experience! More 

Juneau, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

My daughter and I were in Indianapolis to visit Butler University, which is very close to the Indy Hostel. We found that the hostel met our needs perfectly. What with the expense of traveling to colleges (she is applying to dance departments and so must audition everywhere), I look for any and all ways to keep costs down, which is... More 

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Thank Marjie907
Jim B, General Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We hope everything went well with the audition and that we do see you around in the near future! We are happy to host many Butler families here at the hostel. Go Dawgs! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Indy Hostel is first class hostel for all age group. its suitable for families with children, international and interstates travelers. very clean beautifully decorated, colorful , well equipped kitchen. located near the famous Trail Rail,, quite neighborhood, short walk to bus stop, staffs ready to make you feel at home. its very relaxing. It feels homely and yet the atmosphere... More 

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Thank Barrie0512
Jim B, General Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Hali!! You were a ton of fun to host and we hope you do return. All the best in your continued adventures, especially with your new coat :) More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you like to really feel a town, meet the people, and experience the food and lifestyle of the locals, then Indy Hostel is the place to stay!!!! We have the friendly atmosphere of a hostel with the style of a bed and breakfast inn. We are near downtown but nestled in a quiet Broad Ripple neighborhood near local restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Indy Hostel is in the 'Heart' of Indianapolis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Indy Hostel

Address: 4903 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1143
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range: $67 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Indy Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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