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Reviews of HI - Boston Hostel

Hostel | 19 Stuart St., Boston, Massachusetts, USA MA 02116

91.3% Overall Rating

324 out of 330 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/03/2015)

"The hostel has a really good location. Most of the sights are in walking distance. Staff is friendly and helpful and the common area is really stylish. The breakfast is really good and you get a lot of free stuff."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 3.00

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

************************************************************************ PLEASE NOTE: Hostelling International USA is a non-profit membership organization. If you are not a HI member you can buy an annual membership at check-in. Otherwise, there is a $3 daily charge for non-members. ************************************************************************ Hostelling International Boston provides accommodations to travelers who live a minimum of 30 miles from the hostel. All guests must be 18 or over and present a valid, government photo ID upon check-in. ************************************************************************ Cancellations may be made at no charge up to 23:59 Boston time the night before arrival. Cancellations after then will be charged for the first night's stay. ************************************************************************ Payments Accepted Upon Arrival: Cash (USD), Credit / Debit Cards *As of June 2, 2014: Rates do not include 14.95% City and State taxes which will be added to your balance upon arrival ************************************************************************ Check In: 16:00 Check Out: 11:00 ************************************************************************ Bookings over 8 persons please contact us directly

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91.3%

Overall Rating

324 out of 330 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - Boston Hostel'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
96.8%
Facilities
90.4%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
92.0%
Value
84.0%
Safety
94.4%
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77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Work / volunteering

31 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, modern, lots of amenities, single bathrooms

Disliked: Hairs on comforter in bed

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

15 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: WC well cleaned

Disliked: My room smelled a lot like a kitchen. very unpleasant

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

10 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super clean, great facilities

Disliked: nil

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

06 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel has a really good location. Most of the sights are in walking distance. Staff is friendly and helpful and the common area is really stylish. The breakfast is really good and you get a lot of free stuff.

Disliked: The bathrooms always seemed to be dirty - no matter at what time you went in. When I arrived I found black hair on my sheets (I am blonde). Common area was clean.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Dacia Jones

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 March 2015 Dacia would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing location! Right around the corner from Boston Common and within walking distance to pretty much everything or very close to a T station if you wanted to take the train. The breakfast was amazing too, the best I've had at a hostel for free!

Disliked: Dacia left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
City break

23 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Character

Disliked: Missing a bar drinks/food

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Maria Lidia Neumann

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

05 February 2015 Maria Lidia would recommend this property

Liked: Super modern hostel full of friendly people with an excellent location, you have a lot of services and it is comfortable. It was an excellent experience!

Disliked: Maria Lidia left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

24 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff and clean rooms

Disliked: Nothing especially

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

20 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: New and clean. Lots of bathrooms and amazing kitchen

Disliked: Needs more activities at more appropriate times (not 1pm!!)

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Berenike Poehls

Alone

Work / volunteering

19 January 2015 Berenike would recommend this property

Liked: Location, staff, offers, breakfast

Disliked: Dirty bathrooms and sheets

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference
City break
Sightseeing & culture

18 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and lots of lounge space with good WIFI.

Disliked: Would like more options for relaxed activities on Fri/Sat night.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was a nice hostel, I liked it!

Disliked: It wasn't totally clean everywhere.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Peng Liu

Alone

Relaxation/spa

02 January 2015 Peng would recommend this property

Liked: nice

Disliked: no

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Matthias Harte

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

30 December 2014 Matthias would recommend this property

Liked: It's very close to the city center and the staff is unbelievable friendly!

Disliked: They could check the restrooms more often.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

22 November 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and safe. Staff is friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

31 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very well set up like all hostels should be

Disliked: Price

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

22 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was very good, close to South Station, subway, north end, China town, Boston Common...

Disliked: The price was little high but everything in Boston was high.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect design. Excellent choice!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Derek Doughty

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

27 September 2014 Derek would recommend this property

Liked: amazing property!!great location!staff very helpful!!

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sophie Collom

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 September 2014 Sophie would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms and bathrooms were super clean, lockers were really big, and facilities were pretty great.

Disliked: My room over looked a bunch of chinese restaurants and we couldn't really open the window because it smelled so terrible, but thats not really the hostels fault.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

James Wilkes

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

21 September 2014 James would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, really friendly and helpful staff and good breakfast/evening meals.

Disliked: Some other guests were occasionally very noisy and inconsiderate to others actually trying to sleep.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

17 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendliness of staff.

Disliked: N. A.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location. Good Breakfast. Modern and clean. Nice bathrooms. Comfortable beds. Fun pub crawl

Disliked: Nothing

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, lots of activities, free breakfast.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Robert J Sipe

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

07 September 2014 Robert J would recommend this property

Liked: Best hostel I have ever stayed in

Disliked: Robert J left no negative feedback.


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