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4.0 out of 5

"Good facilities. Clean. Good social and tourist options daily. Great breakfast. Shower water pressure terrible " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 10 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

HI Boston places you in the center of Boston, steps from Cutler Majestic Theatre and within a short 5-minute stroll of Boston Opera House. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

This business-friendly hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a library. Added amenities include a snack bar/deli and laundry facilities.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Boston hostel include Boston Common and Boston Public Garden.

Queen Room W/ Ensuite Bath

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$133* Per night/room 1 Feb. - 2 Feb.

Standard Male Dorm - 6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Premium Male Dorm - 4 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Mixed Dorm - 6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Premium Mixed Dorm - 4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Female Dorm - 6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

HI Boston ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for HI Boston

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5
Good facilities. Clean. Good social and tourist options daily. Great breakfast. Shower water pressure terrible

Posted by on 10 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Nov. 2019 by Douglas

Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed you stay!

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a vending machine, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly HI Boston. This Boston hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 99 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1885
  • Deli
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: South Station (1.2 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Tufts Medical Center Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

HI Boston offers 99 accommodations with air conditioning. This Boston hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Air conditioning

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

The maximum length of stay at this property is 14 days.

Guests 17 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Guests 17 years of age and under cannot be accommodated in shared dormitories.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. No onsite parking is available. The tax ID number is C0014510351. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 30 mi (48 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • State tax ID - C0014510351
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4 per person, per night
  • Child's Club Card: USD 4 per night, (up to 17 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 4 per person per night at check-in, payable to the hostel.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Hostelling International Boston Hostel
  • Hostelling International Boston
  • Hostel HI Boston
  • HI Boston Boston
  • HI Boston Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • HI Boston Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Boston

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.