Stay in the heart of Boston Excellent location – show map

In the heart of Boston, this hostel is within a 5 minute 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 – Hostelling International have individual lockers. Guests can choose between female, male, or mixed accommodations. Private rooms boast private bathrooms.

Guests of Hostelling International - Boston can relax in the game room complete with a pool table 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 a 5 minute walk of Hostelling International – Boston. Guests can enjoy organized activities that take them to tourist attractions and local hot spots.

This is our guests' favorite part of Boston, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

HI Boston Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 2, 2012

Property Highlights

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


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose HI Boston Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cutler Majestic Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Boch Center
    0.1 miles
  • Emerson College
    0.2 miles
  • Charles Playhouse
    0.2 miles
  • Freedom Trail
    0.2 miles
  • Boston Opera House
    0.2 miles
  • Boston Common
    0.3 miles
  • Granary Burying Ground
    0.4 miles
  • Orpheum Theater
    0.4 miles
  • Boston Public Garden
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Jacob Wirth Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Phở Pasteur
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Chatime
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Shojo Boston
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Beacon Hill
    0.6 miles
  • Faneuil Hall
    0.7 miles
  • Custom House
    0.7 miles
  • Quincy Market
    0.8 miles
  • TD Garden
    1 miles
  • Prudential Tower
    1 miles
  • Fenway Park
    1.7 miles
  • Boston University
    2.1 miles
  • JFK Presidential Library & Museum
    3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Logan Airport
    2.6 miles
  • Worcester Regional Airport
    41.9 miles
  • Manchester Boston Regional Airport
    44.5 miles
How to get to HI Boston Hostel from Logan Airport
    Car
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Amenities of HI Boston Hostel Great facilities! Review score, 8.5
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
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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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 over 17 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 people, 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

Hosteling International is a member based organization. Guests must present a membership card at check-in or pay a membership fee of USD 4 per night. Please contact the property for more details.

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.

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required at check-in.

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.

Guests need to meet the following requirement to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination.

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.

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.

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.

FAQs about HI Boston Hostel

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

    • Pool table

  • HI Boston Hostel is 0.6 miles from the center of Boston.

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

  • 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.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to HI Boston Hostel by:

    • Car 19min