HI Houston at the Morty Rich
Welcome to the best hostel in Houston!
HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel is the only hostel to offer 24 check-in, outdoor swimming pool and full-sized pool table. We also offer free WIFI, computers with free internet access, onsite laundry, free parking, 24 hour access to the common areas and kitchen and an extra special complimentary breakfast!
HI-Houston is located on a beautiful tree lined boulevard in the diverse and funky neighborhood of Montrose. We are within walking distance of some of the best bars, restaurants and coffee shops in Houston. Coming to Houston for a conference? We are located 2.5 miles from the George R. Brown Convention Center. Whether you are coming to Houston to relax, party or work - there is something for everyone!
The hostel is housed in a beautiful historic mansion once owned by a City of Houston Mayor. Our 4 bed coed dorm and 6 bed female dorm offer private balconies. Beginning April 1st, our deluxe 6 bed dorm will be located in the back carriage house and will also offer a private patio. We will also be opening our deluxe private room. The private room is located on the 2nd floor of the carriage house and offers a queen size bed, mini fridge, large bathroom and separate seating area. Even better, it has its own private patio. Whatever your budget, HI-Houston has something to fit.
Our kitchen is stocked with all the stuff you need, but never want to buy while traveling. We have olive oil, spices, pasta, rice and flour at your disposal. We also have complimentary tea and coffee available to our guests at all times.
Our staff is friendly and helpful! We may not know everything, but whatever we don\'t know we will happily look up for you! Come stay with us and let us show you what the nations 4th largest city has to offer!
Rates quoted assume guests are members of HI-USA or a National Youth Hostel Association. Non members will pay a daily membership of $3 per person, per night. Annual memberships are available for purchase at the hostel.
Hotel occupancy tax of 17% will be added to the bill.
Cancellation Policy: You must call or email by 5pm the day before your intended arrival to cancel or change your reservation. Failure to do so will result in a charge to your credit card for the first night's stay.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
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.
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Hostel is located in the Montrose Neighborhood. 4 blocks East of Montrose Boulevard & Westheimer Road intersection. 2 miles from Downtown Houston. Street Address is 501 Lovett Boulevard. Phone is 713.636.9776.
Airport (IAH): 17 Miles. From Terminal C, Bus 102 to downtown, transfer at Walker or Smith Streets to Bus 81/82 (Westbound Westheimer), to stop at Westheimer Road & Whitney Street, walk 1 block South to Lovett Boulevard.
Airport (HOU): 13 Miles. Bus 88 or 50 to downtown, transfer at Smith Street to Bus 81/82 (Westbound Westheimer), to stop at Westheimer Road & Whitney Street, walk 1 block South to Lovett Boulevard
Greyhound (Bus): 2 Miles. From main station walk 4 blocks West to Smith & Webster Streets intersection, Bus 81/82 (Westbound Westheimer), to stop at Westheimer Road & Whitney Street, walk 1 block South to Lovett Boulevard.
METRO (City Bus): 1 Block. From downtown, Bus 81/82 (Westbound Westheimer) from Smith Street, to stop at Westheimer Road & Whitney Street, walk 1 block South to Lovett Boulevard
Amtrak (Train): 3 Miles. Taxi is approximately $9. Or Bus 81/82 (Westbound Westheimer), stop is SE from train station at Smith & Lamar Streets, to stop at Westheimer Road & Whitney Street, walk 1 block South to Lovett Boulevard
Car: Parking is available. From Interstate I-45, Exit 47A, to Allen Parkway, left to Montrose Boulevard, left to Westheimer Road, right to Stamford Street, left to Lovett Boulevard. From Interstate I-10 (East), Exit 767A Studemont, right to Montrose Boulevard (South), left to Westheimer Road, right to Stamford Street, left to Lovett Boulevard. From Interstate I-10 (West), Exit 766 Heights/Yale, U-turn under freeway, right to Montrose Boulevard (South), left to Westheimer Road, right to Stamford Street, left to Lovett Boulevard.
Located in the heart of Montrose, we are surrounded by great restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and shopping.
Midtown: 3 blocks
MetroRail tram: 7 blocks
Museum District, Hermann Park & Houston Zoo: 1.5 miles
Downtown: 2 miles
George R. Brown Convention Center: 2.5 miles
Houston Medical Center: 2.5 miles
Toyota Center (NBA basketball & events): 2.5 miles
Minute Maid Stadium (baseball): 2.7 miles
The Galleria (huge shopping mall): 4.6 miles
Reliant Stadium (NFL football & events): 5 miles