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Friend Street Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 July 2015

It is about a cheap place with a good location. It is not a big house, or with good facilities, but it is a great place, in a very good spot of Boston. They also got lockers for your convenience. For me, the greatest thing is next to TD Garden. Check these out

Thank FiGuido
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Wow! Where to start? We came here based on reading previous good reviews which we now think must have been written solely by the hostel staff. If you are looking to stay here, please only consider bad reviews because they are truly representative of the time you will have. If you are thinking of booking the 6 person mixed bed...

16Thank Tessa K
Albany, New York
Reviewed 25 May 2015

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1Thank kelly h
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here a couple nights. Came in from NYC and made it to the hostel no problem. It's a 10 minute walk from the metro. Was greeted by a very friendly guy. Walked in at 9 PM without a reservation and got one of the last beds available. I was lucky it was the weekday. Was treated to some free...

1Thank Afro D
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

I remember visiting this hostel in 2012. At the time, I thought with was slightly above average. This led me to recommend it to some people. However, I must make up for the evil I have done in recommending this place. For this reason, I am writing this review: I will start with the positives; the hostel is the cheapest...

16Thank Arnold91
FriendStreetHostel, Manager at Friend Street Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. I wish we could have found a bed for your brother as opposed to having him in the small ancillary room. Also, I wish I knew it was such an issue. When I saw you guys all in there together having a good time I thought...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The location of this hostel is quite good, just two blocks from subway station. Staffs are friendly. We visited during weekend and the 12 bed room is full. The room is very crowded and has literally no wifi signal (my bed is far from hall way). There is no elevator, very long stairs... They offer free breakfast from 8-10am, which...

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2Thank gloria228
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I got stranded and mistreated by Greyhound. I tried to like bus travel, but forget it! ...That's a different review. Anyway, Friend Street Hostel rescued me at 2:00 am. I was checked in by the owner. He is a super friendly, and very hard working host. I spent the next three days stranded there because of the blizzard...and I enjoyed...

3Thank Kevin L
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I usually stayed at the official Boston hostel but they are too pricey now and have become very commercial. This is how hostels used to be, affordable, friendly, likely to meet other young people travelling. Its clean, yes the beds could be more comfortable, but so could most hotels beds! Fantastic location and I would definitely recommend.

1Thank Alison K
San Cristobal, Venezuela
Reviewed 27 February 2015

It is a small site very good and very nice people, we have access to the kitchen and refrigerator, the rooms are very comfortable and clean, too much silence .... and is within walking distance of the famous "Quincy Market" .. .

1Thank Sartunino
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

The mattress are so thin. So thin that yoh can feel the metal rungs of the bunk bed on your back. The breakfast is nothing but very cheap cornflakes, and horrible dry bread. By far the worst offering from any hostel that give you breakfast. The place is clean and location good. But the beds and rooms are rubbish. List...

15Thank gotanycoot90

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friend Street Hostel is Boston's friendliest hostel! We provide clean, safe, inexpensive accommodations for travelers to Boston, Massachusetts. Friend Street is centrally located and close to all Boston hot spots and attractions. Locally owned and operated, Friend Street offers friendly atmosphere and many amenities. Amenities include: free breakfast, free wi-fi, free maps, luggage storage, kitchen, 24-hour reception, free linen and laundry facilities to all guests. Travelers are sure to make new friends at Friend Street Hostel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friend Street Hostel

Address: 234 Friend St, Boston, MA 02114-1801
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range: $40 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you're a woman, I highly recommend the ladies only dorm. There are men's only and co-ed available.”
Jillie2016, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I took a top bunk, because I like top bunks...But I think because less people call the top bunk, my mattress may have been less used. It was comfortable. Bring a combo lock for the locker they provide, and bring your own towel.”
KevinL91, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The six bed room was good. I don't think I would have liked the 10/12 bed room!”
jamiew684, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Extra pillow- they're so thin! ”
543jessw, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Go for the six bed room. To get to my room, I had to go through the 10 bed room, and I believe this can be noisier.”
ErlendMichael, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
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