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19 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116-4723
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Certificate of Excellence


#1 of 93 Specialty lodging in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Clean contemporary hostel with great amenities including free linen, continental breakfast and WiFi.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish


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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
202Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
44Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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Taomi H wrote a review Mar 2020
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Arguably one of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. Super clean and spacious! The breakfast selection is amazing! The staff are super helpful and friendly. Great location to everything. 5-10 min walk from Boston common! The place was a little pricey however really worth it in comparison to hotels in the local area!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from HI Boston Hi Boston, General Manager at HI Boston
Responded Mar 18, 2020
Thanks for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe Travels!
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haxel29 wrote a review Feb 2020
Southern Leyte Province, Philippines2 contributions
this is a good place to stay if your on the budget and its accessible to train station its like 3-5 minutes away and then its nearby to walking freedom trail and before you know it your just few minutes away to other places to see and they have activities or free tours just check their calendar for the schedule
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Date of stay: November 2019
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI Boston
Responded Feb 14, 2020
Thanks for staying with us, and thanks for pointing out the events organized by our awesome Engagement Team! We try to keep that schedule posted with multiple (FREE) events every day so you can learn about Boston with fellow travellers! It's one of the things that separates HI Boston from everyone else! Safe Travels!
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Adam S wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom179 contributions62 helpful votes
Amazing location, friendly staff, good events happening all the time, price was good, beds were super comfy, bathrooms were private, with locks. Overall I was happy with my stay here and could not fault this!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI Boston
Responded Feb 14, 2020
Thanks for the great review, We're glad you enjoyed your stay at HI Boston! Safe Travels!
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Mike G. wrote a review Feb 2020
Dallas, Texas75 contributions4 helpful votes
HI Boston is a great option overall. It's clean and the beds are comfortable. There were only three downsides to it: 1. It was very cold inside during my stay in the winter. 2. The cover/blanket provided for the bed was rather thin (see #1 above!). 3. The water pressure was very low in the shower. That said, it was still quite clean and had comfortable beds. The staff were also friendly, and free breakfast was included. It's probably the best hostel in Boston.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI Boston
Responded Feb 6, 2020
Thanks for the feedback! Sorry about the temperature during your stay -- When the temperature reached almost 70 degrees outside in January, our heating system was tricked into thinking it was summer, and took a couple of days to correct between the extreme warm and extreme cold outside! Also, we had all of our shower heads replaced two weeks ago, so any water pressure issues you experienced during your stay should be corrected now! Thanks for staying with us on your visit to Boston! Safe Travels!
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Mahesh Chaudhary wrote a review Jan 2020
Kathmandu, Nepal247 contributions57 helpful votes
Location - perfect Price - $$$ Check in - Good Staffs - knowledgeable and friendly Options - 6/4/2 & private room available Bed - Comfortable, all cotton Restroom - Clean, provides body wash Breakfast - good (7-10 am)
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
1 Helpful vote
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI Boston
Responded Feb 6, 2020
Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Safe Travels!
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$63 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMassachusettsBostonTheater District / Downtown
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Frequently Asked Questions about HI Boston
Which popular attractions are close to HI Boston?
Nearby attractions include Escape The Room Boston (0.3 miles), Trapology Boston (0.1 miles), and Shear Madness (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at HI Boston?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at HI Boston?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to HI Boston?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mike & Patty's, Ostra, and Shabu-Zen.
Is HI Boston located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Boston.
Are any cleaning services offered at HI Boston?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at HI Boston?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to HI Boston?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (3.7 miles), The Printing Office of Edes & Gill (0.7 miles), and Old North Church & Historic Site (1.1 miles).
Is HI Boston accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.