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HI Boston

19 Stuart St., Boston, MA, Boston, USA
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  • 87%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Hostelling International Boston - Chinatown is a new hostel, just opened in June 2012 in a great central location near Boston Common, Chinatown, the subway and most of the city's sights. This clean, modern and purpose-built hostel offers personal lights and power sockets at each bed and a 'great atmosphere and lots of kitchen and common space for socialising, cooking, playing games or doing work on the free Wi-Fi', according to one Hostelworld user. We like that this hostel is actively environmentally friendly.

Property Information:

Hostelling International Boston opened the doors to our new location in downtown in June 2012. Centrally located, we have easy access public transit, although we are an easy 10-15 minute walk to just about anything you would want to see downtown Boston!

Designed for the modern hosteller, our dorm rooms feature locker unit that provides privacy, a personal shelf, a reading light and power outlets. We offer male, female, and coed dorms that range in size from 4-beds to 8-beds

Individual bathrooms are located just outside each room in the hallway. All guests receive complimentary linens, duvet, pillows, and towel. Bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers and soap

Our private rooms have an ensuite bath and television.

Guests also have access to free Wi-Fi and a complimentary continental breakfast daily.

Hostel commons spaces include a pool table, a TV room, laundry facilities, and a spacious kitchen to prepare meals. Our lobby features a coffee bar and baked goods.

We offer a wide variety or events and activities for our guests and local community members.

Come and experience the new way of hostelling - experience HI Boston!

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  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    Awesome location (5 minutes to downtown by foot), really nice hostel with many activities to choose from (guided tours, games,...), helpful and friendly staff, clean and nice (shared) bathrooms and good breakfast - defenitely worth the money, best hostel I've been to so far!!
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      Anonymous, Austria, Female, 18-24
  • Latest Review

    The staff was super friendly, it was my first time staying in a hostel so I had a lot of silt simple questions. But they answered them all well and were really helpful
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Hostel Awards

  • 2016 2nd Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2016 3rd Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2015 2nd Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2015 1st Best Hostel by Country USA
  • 2015 3rd Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2014 2nd Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2014 2nd Best Hostels by Continent North America
  • 2014 1st Best Hostel by Country USA
  • 2014 3rd Best Large Hostel Chain

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  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check-in: 16:00 Check-out: 11:00 HI-Boston is a Membership organization. Non-Members will be charged an additional $3 per night - this amount will be added upon arrival as needed. Hostelling International Boston provides accommodations to travelers who live a minimum of 30 miles from the hostel. There is a 14-night maximum stay per guest per calendar year. Please note that guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All guests must present a valid government-issued photo ID upon check-in. NOTE: We do not accept online group bookings of 8 or more people and you must contact the hostel directly if you want to make a booking for a group, as supplemental group reservation policies and prices will apply. If you decide to make a booking for your group anyway through individual bookings we retain the right to cancel your booking without a refund of your deposit. groups. Cancellations may be made by phone at no charge up to 23:59 Eastern time the night before arrival. Cancellations after then will be charged for the first night's stay. Payment is due upon arrival by cash (USD), credit card or debit card. *As of June 2, 2014: Rates do not include 14.95% City and State taxes which will be added to your balance upon arrival

HI Boston Located at 19 Stuart St., Boston, MA, Boston.
HI Boston
Boston Massachusetts 02116 19 Stuart St., Boston, MA
91% 2900
42.3510277 -71.0634595
HI Boston
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