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Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed in a four bed female dorm on the fourth floor. The room was spotless. Eash bed had four power outlets and its own light. The showers and toilets were spotless. We stayed on a Saturday and Sunday. On the Saturday there was free beer, wine, pizza and nibbles from 7pm to 9pm. This was a...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good side: very affordable, clean and good location (200m from the subway station) Bad side: -FORGET about sleeping. It's the noisiest place I've ever stayed in. The walls are paper thin and you can hear EVERYTHING (even the drunk guys throwing up in the bathroom outside, next to your room). Three bathrooms surround each room. Idk what's wrong with the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at 11/12 at night, and had to wait around an hour in the reception area to check in. There was only one person at the reception checking people in as well as dealing with peoples queries, which is quite along time to wait. They were nice enough to waive my HI fee, but I would've rather have paid...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've back packed around this world and stayed at some choice hostels this is a very different experience. Feels more like a hotel! Unfortunately the prices keep going up, but the breakfasts are good and the amenities available make it just about value for money. There's a great programme of events so if you are travelling on your own...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice hostel, good storage in the room and good to charge your phone in the most secure way you can at night. Rooms in general was very small, but I was there to sleep so it didn't bother me. Plenty of private restrooms/showers, still hard to get one in "rush-hour". The rating would have been higher if the...

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Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a good place to stay in Boston, with all ages people and with breakfast buffet. Very comfortable and clean. The location is close to down town and to Common Park. As Boston in not a huge city, you can go to every point from the Hostel.

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a short stay at the end of a trip to Boston. Lovely central location, easy to find and central to local amenities. Great location for food in Chinatown too. Check in was very busy, I must have waited about an 45 minutes to get called but once it, it was fine. Rooms were clean, tidy, with sockets and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was in an absolutely excellent location. we walked absolutely everywhere. Our room was on the 5th floor and we had a private double with an ensuite. The room was clean and spacious and the bathroom was very modern. The free breakfast was a bonus, but it didn't have many healthy options. We arrived early on a Wednesday morning...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk manager Imanuela was awfully nice and helpfull, the rest was the crew was also great. All of them had allot of knowlege about everything you may need to know about Boston. Didn't like the fact that they wanted extra money for storage the things for 20 minutes in the last day. ps The extra things that hostel...

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Central Argentina, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Boston for an English course, I hosted in this hostel, there was a level for students were I had my room. The breakfast is good, the kitchen is awesome for people to cook and have their food in the freezer. I totally recommend !

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Hostelling International - Boston

Address: 19 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116-4723
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: $61 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International - Boston 2*
Number of rooms: 99
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“try to avoid rooms at the street, it can be very loud, or close your windows at night.”
 of 5 bubbles lesleytkleij, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
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“They have single rooms, but they go fast. You need to book well in advance.”
  • This is a typical bunk. They give you a towel for the shower
  • You need to talk to your bunkmates about turning off the lights, or sleep with lights on.
  • 6-bunk bed room, as I am settling into my bed
 of 5 bubbles Sam837250, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay clear of the staff”
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“Book in advance and try to get the 4-bed room.”
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