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Friend Street Hostel & Café

Hostel | 234 Friend Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA MA 02114

66.5% Overall Rating

115 out of 151 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/11/2015)

"The water pressure in the showers was reasonable (but annoying when it hit the shower curtain, pushing the curtain outside of the shower to cause flooding onto the bathroom floor). The cost of the pasta dinner (free)…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 3.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that our rates do not include the Boston hotel tax of 14.45%. This shall be added to your balance upon arrival. Please include this in your budget calculations. We have a 24hr prior to date of check in cancellation policy. For example if you check in on the 15th you have to cancel by 23:30pm the 13th. Please contact hostel directly if within 48 hours of check in to cancel. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation We cannot accept any packages for any guest at anytime

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Local Tax 14.50%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Boston?

Contact us directly

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Friend Street Hostel & Café is a good choice thanks to its secure lockers, a communal kitchen and a lounge area. For those travelling with a partner, this Hostel in Boston is a great choice. 98 out of 118 customers would recommend this Hostel to a friend. At just 2 minutes away, close by North Station tube station makes a stay at Friend Street Hostel & Café very convenient. A stay at Friend Street Hostel & Café is recommended for those looking for great location in their accommodation. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

10 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

10 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Friend Street Hostel & Café

Friend Street Hostel, aptly named because of it location, services the much-needed budget travel market in downtown Boston by offering safe, clean and centrally located accommodations with budget minded amenities. It also offers a lot of fun!
By opening in a great location, Friend Street Hostel attracts 18-30 year old travelers who wish to visit the great city of Boston but can only do so on a budget. Locally owned and operated, Friend Street offers an exciting and hospitable budget travel experience.

Friend Street Hostel provides free breakfast, free wi-fi, tour sales, bike rentals, free maps & travel info, luggage storage, towels for rent or purchase, travel items for purchase, guest kitchen, 24-hour reception, free linen, a guest kitchen and laundry facilities to all guests. Travelers can meet, mingle, discuss future travel plans in our common room, outfitted with a 42" HD flat-screen TV with hundreds of satellite channels to choose from.

Italian Tuesdays, Nights on the town, Games Night, and pub crawls are just a few fun events Friend Street Hostel offers to all its guests. Travelers are sure to make a new friend at the Friend Street Hostel!

Tax not included in the rates shown online. Make sure you bring a lock for your locker.

Accommodation Information

Friend Street Hostel has a few types of rooms available for the budget traveler. We offer a choice of 10 bed or 6 bed dorm style rooms, shared bathroom is in the hallway. Friend Street Hostel offers a choice of mixed, all female, or all male rooms as well. However, the 6 bed dorm rooms are strictly mixed.
All dorm rooms have safe lockers directly below your bed, and tall windows with great views. New pillows, new blankets and linen is included in all rooms, free of charge.
Our private room is offered with a double bed, desk, satellite TV and a closet with a shared bathroom.
A lounge with a big screen TV in a relaxing common room, a guest kitchen, laundry facilities, towels for rent or purchase, and 24-hour reception can all be enjoyed by our guests.

Location Information

Centrally located in the heart of downtown Boston and in the heart of New England, Friend Street Hostel sits directly beside TD Garden (a very popular sports venue). We are just steps away from North Station, and minutes away from The North End (also known as "Little Italy"), Fanieul Hall, Boston Common, The Freedom Trail, Government Center, Cambridge, The New England Aquarium, Chinatown, Boston Harbor, The Charles River and many other tourist attractions! We are also just a short ride on the underground from Fenway Park, Harvard & MIT, Prudential Centre, Boston Public Library, South Station and Logan Airport.

Restaurants, shops, clubs, museums, breweries, bars, coffee shops, parks and tons of other tourist attractions neighbour Friend Street. Whether you are seeking authentic Italian cuisine, famous New England Clam "Chowda", a fresh local beer or a hot cup of coffee, you will find it within minutes of our doorstep.

*Note: Please bring a lock for your locker.

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