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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."

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HI Boston

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

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 Description

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! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Oct 2019
    Great place! One of best hostels I’ve been around the world. Ty
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Oct 2019
    Third time here great hostel will. Be back
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Oct 2019
    Friendly front desk, clean bedrooms, easy to get to from airport, bus and train station. Would stay here again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Oct 2019
    HI Boston surpassed my expectations - it was the third hostel on my trip and I knew it was going to be different to the two smaller, more homely properties I had stayed at, and a somewhat surly attitude from the person who checked me in didn't give me high hopes. But this fortunately didn't reflect the attitude of the whole team, who were friendly and helpful. Dorms and restrooms are good. Social events well organised. Excellent location. Free breakfast is a fantastic bonus.
    Scotland, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    20 Oct 2019
    I'm 45 female solo traveler, just returning to USA from Portugal/Spain trip, flew into Boston and had to stay overnight before flying back to TN. My stay was short, but pleasant. I've only stayed in a hostel one other time, in a private ensuite room, but stayed in a mixed shared dorm room this time (1st time!). Quick easy check-in, secure lockers beside the bunk bed (bought lock at the hostel), and plenty of areas to lounge privately or near people. WiFi was excellent. Great stay overall!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Oct 2019
    The staff was so friendly and helpful. The room was secure, clean, with comfortable beds. There was a nice area to hang out in, to read or watch TV. The included breakfast was decent with cereal, toast, and yogurt. The location is ideal.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    08 Oct 2019
    They have activities every day, almost all free, so you can see everything in Boston, and meet plenty of people! The breakfast was pretty decent, and the free dinner on Wednesday was awesome. Super close to everything you'd want to see in the city. Staff were super friendly, and there were free cookies and earplugs by the front desk. Only complaint was the walls were a bit thin so you could hear people if they were loud in the halls - but still loved it.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    07 Oct 2019
    It was a very clean hostel. With a lot of amenities and events. Free breakfast was great!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    19 Oct 2019
    Very good place for a stop over. Not impressed with the unenthusiastic front desk staff. Rooms were clean and spacious, as well as plenty of bathroom. Central location. Would stay again
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    12 Oct 2019
    Great location extremely slow and weak water flow not always had hot water the lady who checked me in wasn't nice, rest of the staff was very polite
    Israel, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    10th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2018

    7th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2017

    2nd, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2016

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2016

    2nd, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2015

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners USA

  • 2015

    2nd, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2014

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners USA

  • 2014

    2nd, Continent Winners North America

  • 2014

    2nd, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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HI Boston 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.

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