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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.4
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are a small, cosy hostel style short term rental accommodations. We call ourselves 'Boston Homestel' because we provide a home for travellers and since we're small, we'll feel like a community. Home, hostel, and community is our motto, and we strive to be the friendliest place in Boston to relax and enjoy the city with other travellers. We offer private rooms and manageable dorm rooms of just 4, 3 or 2 people in mixed and female-only dorms. Your experience with us will be personal, unlike larger hostels. We'll know you by first name, even if you only stay 1 night. We like to have fun, but this is not a party house, so we ask our guests to be mature and responsible.

We are located near the Boston train red line and the city centre is 3 stops from us. We're also located walking distance to the South Boston beach. Yes! The beach is swimmable, you wouldn't expect that in the city but it does exist! Our property is located on a quiet residential street, but a short distance to the main street and the public metro (the T, as it's called in Boston). We're near a swimmable beach in South Boston and Vietnamese town.

We offer private rooms and manageable dorm rooms of just 4, 3 or 2 people in mixed and female-only dorms. Your experience with us will be personal, unlike larger hostels. We provide linens, a small blanket and a pillow. Lockers available. Towels available upon request(2USD) and earplugs(1usd). Self check in available. Microwave and refrigerator available.

Boston Homestel terms and conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 21:00.
If you are unable to check in during check in hours, you must contact us to make arrangements. For check ins after 21:00 there is a late check in fee of $20. Early check in 10 USD
Check out before 11:00AM.


Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - 17.95%
Breakfast not included.

General:
Reception hour: from 15:00 to 21:00.
No curfew.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.

Please provide check in time.
Instructions will be provided after check in View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Sep 2019
    Very clean, quite and close to the T. Would stay here again and would recommend it to friends.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    27 Sep 2019
    Boston Homestel was perfect! I was pleasantly surprised. Though I paid for a 5 bed mixed dorm, I ended up in a room with just one other gal. I even had a full-size bed all to myself. Super cozy and the facilities seemed new. One downside though was that it was a bit further from Boston than I thought. Not far from a metro stop though, and the Lyft cost was reasonable. I thought it was worth it for a nicer and more quiet place to stay.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Sep 2019
    Nice and Calm neighborhood. Clean rooms.
    Sri Lanka, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Oct 2019
    Nice and helpful staff. The house was very clean and well furnished. Bunk beds were a little light weight and squeaky, but hey, it’s a hostel and there aren’t earthquakes in Boston...right?
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    05 Dec 2019
    Staff was very friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were relatively clean, and I never had to wait to use them. I stayed in a private room with a very comfortable bed. Definitely a great value for Boston. The location is in a relatively safe location near a T stop, but I would not walk alone/take public transit later than normal commute times and would not go west of Dorchester Ave.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    09 Oct 2019
    Great option in Boston, depending on what you are looking for. Pricing is good for Boston. Incredibly clean and welcoming host. Very safe and in a quiet residential neighborhood yet only a few minute walk to the 3rd Red Line stop from South Station. Great WiFi and a small, quiet living room and desk are available for relaxing or working. Kitchen available with some coffee and oatmeal available, along with kitchen essentials. Seems to attract a wide range of ages. Definitely not a party house.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Sep 2019
    Overall very happy with stay: single comfy bed in 3-person female dorm. Optional flat sheet, clean bedding & room. I was only given a key to my dorm room after asking - disappointed that I wasn't given it on arrival. Living room: lockers fit 2 medium bags, staff said CCTV in room so felt safe to use lockers with my own padlock. Bathroom mostly clean but sink & floor outside shower at times wet. Porridge sachet for small breakfast. Basic crockery/appliances in kitchen. Good Wifi speed/strength.
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    23 Nov 2019
    This was a very lovely hostel, very clean and with a pretty sizeable kitchen. There were several bathrooms and it never felt busy. The atmosphere is chill, and friendly without being super social. Very close to the JFK/Mass metro station. Definitely would recommend for a weekend in Boston .
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    24 Sep 2019
    This hostel was very interesting. It is quite far from the city, but the subway is easy to use and nearby, however it does close by midnight so you have to be sure to head back early enough. The hostel is an old house and has some old house quirks. The beds are not super comfortable and the rooms are pretty bright. But the staff was friendly and the other people that I did meet were also friendly, but not a great area to hangout with other hostel people.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9

    Rating

    13 Oct 2019
    Not worth the money. I have stayed at better places with the same amount.
    India, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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