Located in the heart of Boston, this hostel is within 5 minutes’ walk to Boston Common and public transportation. All rooms include free Wi-Fi. Guests have access to a shared kitchen. Dormitory style rooms at Boston – Hosteling International have individual lockers. Guests can choose between female, male, or mixed accommodations. Private rooms boast private bathrooms. Guests of Hosteling International - Boston can relax in the game room complete with billiards and TV. A coffee bar and vending machines offering snacks and drinks are on-site. Bike storage is available. Plenty of shopping and dining are within 5 minutes’ walk of Hosteling International – Boston. Guests can enjoy organized activities that take them to tourist attractions and local hot spots. Hostel can only honor online bookings of 9 guests maximum. If you have 10 or more guests in your booking, please contact the hostel as different policies apply.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Boston, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!


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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Mark
    United States of America United States of America
    Very nice atmosphere and amazing staff; the location was very good, close to the train station but also to the city center; plenty of restaurants nearby; common areas had multiple amenities and there were activities being organized daily.
  • Lucrezia
    Italy Italy
    The hostel is in a nice position, close to 3 metro lines and a walking distance to Boston Commons and the Public Garden. It is a welcoming place, neat and clean, and feels very safe
  • Michelle
    Mexico Mexico
    The location is very good, close to The Theater area and Boston Common, subway entrances within 2-3 blocks away

Area info

Amenities of HI Boston Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Elevator
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

HI Boston Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express HI Boston Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Hosteling International is a member based organization.

Guests under the age of 18 must check in with a parent or official guardian and can only stay in private accommodations with family members. Shared dorm accommodations are allowed for guests ages 18 or older.

All guests must reside more than 30 miles away from Boston city limits.

Each guest can stay a maximum of 14 days per year at this hostel.

Hostel can only honor online bookings of 9 guests maximum. If you have 10 or more guests in your booking, please contact the hostel as different policies apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

FAQs about HI Boston Hostel

  • HI Boston Hostel is 0.6 miles from the center of Boston. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at HI Boston Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • HI Boston Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table

  • Check-in at HI Boston Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.