HI - Boston Hostel
Hostelling International Boston opened the doors to its new, green hostel in June 2012. HI-Boston is located in the heart of the city and is a five-minute walk to public transportation and Boston Common.
Designed for today's hostel traveller, our dorm rooms feature bunks with four-to-eight beds. Each bed has a locker unit that provides privacy, a personal shelf, a reading light and power outlets.
Individual bathrooms are located just outside each room in the hallway. All guests receive complimentary linens, duvet, pillows and towel and bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers and soap.
Our private rooms have an ensuite bath and television.
Guests also have access to free Wi-Fi and a complimentary continental breakfast daily.
The common space includes a game room with a pool table, a TV room, laundry facilities and a spacious kitchen to prepare meals in. The lobby also has a coffee bar.
Guests can enjoy organized activities and events which take them to tourist attractions and local hot spots.
Come and experience the new way of hostelling - experience HI-Boston!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Card phones
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Taxes not included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
We have a one-day cancellation policy. 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.
Please note that guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All guests must present a valid government-issued photo ID upon check-in.
HI-USA is a non-profit membership organization. If you are not a HI member you can buy an annual or daily membership ($3) at check-in.
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
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By subway from the airport:
Option 1: Take free Silver Line bus to South Station. See either subway or on-foot directions from South Station below.
Option 2: Take free shuttle service to Airport subway station. Take the Blue Line inbound to State Street and transfer to the Orange Line. Take the Orange Line outbound (Westbound) for two stops to Chinatown. Exit the station and walk down Washington St. against the direction of traffic. Take a right on Stuart St. Our hostel is a half-block ahead on the right at #19 Stuart St. (Look for the big orange H!)
By subway from South Station:
Take the Red Line in the direction of Alewife. At Park St., change to the Green Line. Take the Green Line outbound (Westbound) for one stop to Boylston. Exit the station and walk down Tremont St. in the direction of traffic. Take a left on Stuart St. Our hostel is a half-block ahead on the left at #19 Stuart St.
On foot from South Station:
Our hostel is about a half-mile away. Take a left out the exit and walk for two blocks down Atlantic Ave. Take a right on Kneeland St. Walk straight for four blocks. Kneeland St will turn into Stuart St. Our hostel will be on the right at #19 Stuart St.
Alternately, a taxi from the airport should cost around $30.
Alternately, a taxi from South Station will cost around $5.
The subway costs $2.50 per ride (you do not have to pay again when remaining in the station and transferring between subway lines)
HI-Boston is in the Chinatown/Theatre District area, which includes some of the best entertainment the city has to offer. The Charles Playhouse is at our doorstep, where you can see the Blue Man Group or Sheer Madness.
In a few short minutes you can walk around to Boston Common and get to the Freedom Trail. This is the best way to see many famous sites from the American Revolution. Along the way, visit Quincy Market with its outdoor market and free entertainment!