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Indy Hostel

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4903 Winthrop Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Indy Hostel is like many hostels throughout the world, inexpensive housing, common areas, and often close to metropolitan areas. But they take it a step further. They are very community oriented, planning festivals and neighborhood clean ups, as well as a popular story telling series. There are the usual group rooms, but private and family-sized rooms are available as well.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I came from St. Lucia to visit a friend and spend some time away from family drama. It was great! The staff is very friendly and does their best to help out however way they can. No matter what kind of views or culture you come from they were fairly respectful and not judgmental. The rooms are ok but the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What i can say about the Indy hostel is that everyone there was so welcoming and friendly, I felt like I could really just relax while enjoying my stay. I can not begin to discribe how friendly, generous and helpful the staff were. The hostel is beautiful and well maintained by staff and has everything you need whilst traveling. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I was looking for a place to accommodate my sister and her husband who are coming to Indy in May. I read very good reviews about Indy Hostel and I decided to visit the place. Everything looked good and I decided to make a reservation. I paid the 20% deposit to confirm and hold my reservation. After 2 days I... More 

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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this review

We certainly wish that this would have worked out better and we felt that with our offer of a much nicer accommodation, a higher value with breakfast included, was a fair consolation. An ample amount of time has been given to adjust and we hope that Giorgio and his sister have a great time in Indianapolis. It is very rare... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I decided to take my girlfriend up to Indianapolis for Valentine's day weekend 2015 and I must say we had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly, they assisted me in buying a bottle of champagne and a bouquet of flowers for the special lady. She was so surprised! We had the monument room and found the accommodations to... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The people were friendly, the location was accessible, the place was clean and the rate was very reasonable. The only gripe would be the lack of heating. I stayed at the basement where there were 2 radiators for 2 rooms, which don't really work until you burn your feet on them. Maybe it's just unlucky that I stayed there in... More 

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Thank Gregory A
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This has been one of my favorite stays. It was in a perfect location, easy to access if using public transportation also. The staff was so friendly and exceptionally helpful, they gave tips about everything local and gave me a feeling of comfort and warmth in a place I wasn't familiar with. The hostel was clean, organized, and homey, with... More 

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Thank Klatka2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Very nice atmosphere and very clean. It was nice having the common area to play board games and use of the kitchen. We will likely visit again, during the summer and make use of the bike rentals, so we can explore Broad Ripple further.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It was everything a hostel should be - economical, clean and safe. The neighbourhood is a bit dodgy but once you're inside all is good. The 2 hosts were very professional and helpful to my needs. I felt very welcome there.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Indy Hostel in Dec of 2014 and really enjoyed my visit. Friendly staff, clean house and rooms with beautiful decor and a great location! I really appreciated the staff accommodating my late request to stay there. I was traveling through the night and found the listing online. It was after hours that they normally take phone calls... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range: $59 - $121 (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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