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HI - Boston Hostel Reviews

19 Stuart St., Boston, MA, Boston, USA

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92%

Rating
2060 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 95%Facilities

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100%

Very cool atmosphere, and a lot of great (FREE) opportunities! It's great how eco-friendly the building was!

  • 26th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Everything is nice except the price,$42 per night....Great America...


94%

All the fun of a college atmosphere with none of the work!

  • 17th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

VERY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD~

  • 14th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Great hostel in general. Pub crawl was terrible though, don't plan your Saturday night around this.


100%

If there were such a thing as a 5-star hostel, then HI Boston would instantly qualify for that designation. The location is very convenient to both the MBTA Red and Orange Lines (just a 5-10 minute walk, depending on which station you're heading to). I think the only drawback is that the hostel is located near a busy intersection and there is quite a bit of traffic noise that filters through the closed windows at night. Fortunately, it's not much of a problem if one wears earplugs.


66%

I didn't really enjoy my stay here because everything is so anonymous because then hostel is so big. For the money I paid I expected more, definitely not worth it. The breakfast was great though and they offer it from 7-10 which is longer than in most hostels. They charge you for so much extra stuff which should be included in that high price you pay for your stay. For example I paid 5.50 $ for washing, drying and detergent. And another 3 $ to leave my luggage there at the day of my check-out.


89%

Insgesamt sehr angenehm dort zu sein aber als allein-Reisende ein wenig langweilig. Da dies mehr ein Hostel für Leute war, die jobtechnisch in Boston waren. Kann natürlich Zeit abhängig sein aber der unterhaltungsfaktor war so semi. Das Personal allerdings war Top. Aaron war der beste.


80%

スタッフさんが雰囲気良くて、朝食もよかったです。 ちょっとトイレとその横のシャワーがにおったのだけがマイナスポイントでした。


100%

Good Service!


100%

Great,must-stay


100%

Loved everything! :)

  • 7th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Great hostel, have already recommended to my friends ! Can't wait to come back to NYC !


100%

Not expensive, GREAT vibe. I checked out one day before, and they refunded me the money even though it was late. Great social environment. I never closed with a lock my luggage and i even left my staff unattended, nothing happened. I'd say it's strongly worth the money ! One of my bests so far !


89%

This hostel is comfortable and fun. Sleeping rooms, hallways, bathrooms, and kitchen are clean. There are plenty of places to read or simply hang out. Location is close to several subway lines and lively sections of Boston. In bunk bed rooms, sometimes snoring roommates make it hard to sleep, but I'm not sure the staff can do anything about that. Guests spend much of their time staring at their phones. Staff members know Boston well and are helpful. Overall, this is a great place to stay.

  • 4th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

시설 좋고 위치 괜찮고 아침도 잘나오구 ...


100%

It is loved this HI. Thanks a lot! Marcelo

  • 1st Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

Absolutely wonderful, would definitely stay here again and would encourage anybody to give it a go - such a pleasant, safe, clean and convenient environment. Fabulous!


66%

Although the hostel has a nice atmosphere the time I was there the heating was not working correctly and it was way to cold. Different people told the staff but the lobby was to cold as were the bedrooms. The cleaning could be better because even after the cleaning ladies just did the bathrooms there were hairs and old liquids from shampoo everywhere. Besides that I felt ok being in this hostel.


97%

The hostel is great especially for people who have never stayed in hostels, their is a very friendly atmosphere and the staff were around at all times to make you feel safe. It's Quite expensive, but you get what you pay for, always hot water etc. Rooms very very hot at night, and doors are very heavy so always slamming. Beds comfy and clean.

  • 29th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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