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HI Boston

1,053 reviews
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bunk beds”(25 reviews)
“free breakfast”(55 reviews)
“hi hostel”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This isnt quite a four star but is closer to a four than a three. I stayed for two nights during September. The location is very good and is a good base for a holiday. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm which was a...More

Thank 334kierank
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI BostonResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a shame there isn't a 3.5 star review, but im feeling generous so i will round it up. I stayed a whole 7 nights in a private room with my ex partner (we broke up the day after we got back off holiday!). Its...More

Thank Adam B
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI BostonResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback, Adam. It's been a difficult winter for all of us in Boston, temperature wise. It jumps from "extremely cold" to "not bad" in the space of a day. That, combined with the different comfort levels of guests in the hostel, has...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two nights. The first night was a bit annoying. When I checked in the guy at the front desk didn't greet me he just continued his conversation with the other clerk. This night the hostel was overly HOT. It was around 78 degrees...More

Thank Liz R
Response from HI Boston H, Guest Relations Manager at HI BostonResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry we weren't able to start off on the right foot Liz, but I'm glad you left satisfied! I'll pass your comments on to our staff.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Brilliant stay at Hi Hostel in Boston. Great location - stayed in a 6 bed female room. Room was good, plug sockets right next to your bed is always a win. Bathrooms were clean and the kitchen was well stocked and yummy for breakfast. Loved...More

Thank Rachel S
Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI BostonResponded 9 January 2018

I'm glad you had a good time with us!

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a few nights and loved my stay here. Rooms were comfy and spacey, lockers are provided (must have own lock or can purchase one at check in in believe. I had my own lock) the bathroom in my room was always...More

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Response from HI Boston H, Assistant General Manager at HI BostonResponded 30 December 2017

Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! And you are correct, if you had forgotten your lock, you could have bought one at the front desk. I'll pass on your great comments to our staff!

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$53 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$53 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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31 January 2018|
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Response from rinieva | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if fridge is available in the private room, you can email the hostel asking that. What I learned that they don’t allow guests drinking in the room.
Lawrence W
4 October 2017|
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Response from Lawrence W |
I suppose the only way to find out is when I get there and check in.
Lee B
1 July 2017|
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Response from alse1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are huge lockers available behind the check in desk, and they're really reasonably priced.
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"Bring a small lock for the luggage locker"
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"Higher Floor"
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"If possible stay in a room far from the stairs. As people save energy, using the stairs, thers noise at night."
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"Rooms higher up have better views of city"
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