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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

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic 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

In 2021, Hostelling International became a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI), led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization (WTO), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Read about our commitments here https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/organisations/hostelling-international

Hostelling International Boston opened its doors 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 units that provides privacy, personal shelves, a reading light and power outlets. We offer male, female, and coed dorms that range in size.

Individual bathrooms are located just outside each room in the hallway. All guests receive complimentary linens, pillows, and towel. Bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers and soap. Our private rooms have an en-suite bath and television. Guests also have access to free Wi-Fi. Hostel commons spaces include TV room, laundry facilities and guest lounge with furniture spaced for physical distancing.

Our lobby features a coffee bar and baked goods.

-Proof of vaccination against covid-19 is required at check-in. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 May 2022
    This is the best hostel i’ve ever stayed in. It was so big and had great common areas and a huge kitchen. The neighborhood was so nice and close to everything including subway lines. If you’re going to Boston, you need to stay here!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    16 May 2022
    Best hostel I have stayed in so far. Overall the fcilities were very clean and organized.
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    16 May 2022
    Friendly staff that let me make last minute changes to my room
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 May 2022
    All communal areas, bathrooms, bedrooms and linen were very clean Staff were very very friendly and welcoming. They are available 24/7 which is very convenient AC didn't work in the bedroom which is my only complaint Would happily stay here again! Location and security were immaculate!!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 May 2022
    Great staff, wonderful location, clean room, comfortable bed— overall this was a great place to stay!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    21 May 2022
    For this price we could have some breakfast included, just some bread and jam, nothing crazy and not pay for a luggage storage room. Beside that, it’s a good hostel.
    France, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    14 May 2022
    Dorms and bathrooms are clean, lockers are well-sized and can fit a lot, decent amount of plugs in the common area, making it easy to charge devices, and an unbeatable location. The only major downside was that the air conditioning was broken, so the rooms were very humid. The lack of free breakfast and organized activities also sucked but I was still able to meet some cool people, so that made up for it.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    22 May 2022
    Ok, so maybe I was from hotel to hotel to long. Something spiritual strong goes here that allows freedoms different than hotel. I’m not saying that I’m eager to get to room but the mornings are well.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    21 May 2022
    Very good location, rooms are clean and quite large. Bathrooms are okay but not always very clean, never enough bath mats. Did not use the kitchen but the space is good!
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    14 May 2022
    Never turned on the ac and no one could sleep. Ac is the only thing I need from a hostel. Rly poor stay.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    9th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2019

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 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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