Friends Cottage Hostel – Downtown
♪♥☺Welcome to our friendly, laid-back Cottage Hostel, your comfy Co-Op home in Houston! ♥
We have tons of free stuff to offer, such as free Wi-Fi and Internet ♪ clean linens and towel ♪ free calls to anywhere in the USA and Canada ♪ free DIY self-service breakfast with oatmeal & bananas, toast with butter and jam, free coffee and tea ♪ Plus! Our Kitchen is open until 1pm in case you want to cook lunch @ the hostel too. (We close the kitchen from 1pm-4pm for cleaning & maintenance) The kitchen re-opens @ 4pm for you to prepare dinner ♪ There is never a lockout ♪♥☺so sleep all day if you like! ♪♥☺
Plus we have free customized local maps, a 24hr common room, 24hr hot showers and comfy bunk beds. We also have sturdy lockers hand-made from army rocket boxes in the dorms BYOL.☺Laundry facilities are just a quick bus ride away; plus! An indoor pool/spa is nearby, with state-of-the-art equipment and a women’s-only area.
We're located in a historic four-plex house in downtown Houston's culturally-diverse Historic Quarter. Our neighborhood is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. ♪♥☺There's tons of great restaurants and bars in the area, whether you're looking for BBQ, coffee and croissants, burgers, cocktails, giant Jenga & cocktails or just an ice-cold beer ♥ just ask us and we'll be more than happy to point you in the right direction! ♪♥☺
If you love laid-back hostels managed with tender loving care, you'll feel right at home at our hostel.♥ It's quaint, cozy and friendly. We especially cater to travelers who want to wind down, take it easy, chill out and enjoy an overall peaceful & fun good time.☺♪♥☺ Guitar players are welcome to use the House guitar♪♥☺
We're close to MegaBus, Amtrak, Greyhound and all local public transport. It's a 15-minute walk from here to downtown, where you can catch a quick bus to the museum district and Herman Park. Purchase the City Pass when you arrive at our hostel and get discounts at NASA Space Centre, the Aquarium, Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo, the subway, Rothko Museum, the Menil (listed in the book '1000 Things You Should Do Before You Die'), Galveston Beach, Beavers For Texas Bar-B-Q and lots of bars and restaurants on Washington Avenue, just three blocks from us!
Danny, a former electrical engineer, and Leah, an English teacher look forward to welcoming you to Houston!
We love helping travelers to make the most of their time and money while they're in Houston. Leah is a native Houstonian and knows many off-the-beaten-path hidden treasures! Danny teaches a complimentary self-empowerment class onsite, and as a military intelligence officer in the Army, trust us - he'll teach you some very cool moves! Plus he loves to share his knowledge; just ask him about the C241 move! Or better yet YouTube it!!! There's a great class with Danny & Shoo from Japan ♪♥☺
We look forward to becoming friends with you and unveiling all of Houston's local treasures, because that's who we are - friendly by name, friendly by nature!
♪Please note that guests must be at least 18 years old. PLEASE NOTE: If you're over the age of 40, please book a Private Room.
Guests must be under the age of 40 to book a Dorm Bed.