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Backpackers Hostel & Pub

13 School Street Everett/Boston MA 02149, Boston, USA, Distance from city centre: 5km

Rating: 82% from 82 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • Disappointed that "pub" stayed open late and people were hollering and partying most of the night. AC not turned on in room, way too hot and stuffy. No towels provided upon registration.
    Owner Comment

    we are sorry the pub disturbed you, we will watch that more closely. Every room has air conditioning yet some people prefer not to use it. I don't know why, I love a/c. We have hundreds of towels, and we provide them for FREE, you just have to ask for one. Thank you for the review

  • 51%
  • 14 Aug 2014 Cody USA
  • best atmosphere at a hostel I've ever been to! very helpful and friendly staff and the shuttle to the station makes getting around a piece of cake. would suggest to anyone coming to boston
  • 100%
  • 14 Aug 2014 alex Australia
  • I had an absolutely fantastic time at Backpackers & would go back in a heartbeat. It's enormous, so you get to meet all kinds of people. Electronic keycard entry to my room made me feel secure leaving things there during the day. Free T shuttle, wifi, 6 computers in the lounge, free (though modest) breakfast. Chris & the other staff were extremely friendly, helpful, & knowledgeable about Boston. You can tell they thought ahead about everything a traveler would need & made sure they provided it.
  • 100%
  • 08 Aug 2014 Alison
  • The distance is not much of a problem, since the hostel has a free and very reliable shuttle that drives guests every hour to the closest subway station and picks them up. Although some of the facilities, like the bathrooms were clean enough, I was very annoyed by the strong smells in the lobby and in the rooms. I've stayed in many hostels and I am not picky, but I found the place shabby and neglected. Also, it is way too expensive for what it is. The staff though is very kind and helpful.
  • 57%
  • 04 Aug 2014 Victoria Venezuela
  • Very nice staff, clean rooms
  • 100%
  • 04 Aug 2014 Anonymous Germany
  • I will keep using this hostel when i"m going to Boston.
  • 89%
  • 04 Aug 2014 Anonymous Japan
  • Sadly, I was only there for one night. So I can't give a fair assessment. It had a clean shower with hot water. GREAT water pressure. And I really needed a good shower when I arrived. The location was a bit out of the way but thankfully backpacker's offered a free shuttle to and from the nearest train station. It gets tons of cool points for that. I'd stay there again solely because of that.
  • 89%
  • 01 Aug 2014 bryan USA
  • You guys are working hard, and it seems that you love what you're doing. Keep it up! And take your time...but please, hurry up! ;)
    Owner Comment

    thanks for the great review, and on your next visit please do a shuttle announcement, its great fun Thanks

  • 97%
  • 01 Aug 2014 Francois Canada
  • Great place, kind personnel, some room for improvement
  • 83%
  • 01 Aug 2014 Anonymous Chile
  • These folks went out of their way to introduce me to the hostel experience. .The staff was friendly and helped me with a lot of things. The people weren't too bad. The folks in my room respected my things (That was huge to me!). This place was very good and it was relatively inexpensive to stay there. I'd recommend this place if you don't have a place to stay or the hotels are too expensive (That's how I looked at staying at this place. But these folks will take care of you, guaranteed!
  • 83%
  • 30 Jul 2014 Anonymous USA
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