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Hotel Description

Eco-friendly hostel near Cutler Majestic Theatre

Downtown Boston stay

A stay at this Theatre District hostel places you steps from Cutler Majestic Theatre and within a 5-minute walk of Boston Opera House. Boston Common and Boston Public Garden are also within half a mile (1 km).

Round-the-clock service

Free WiFi in public areas, a fireplace in the lobby, and express check-out are available at this hostel. There's luggage storage and multilingual staff can provide around-the-clock assistance.

Free WiFi

Guestrooms offer free WiFi and showers. Limited housekeeping is available.

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

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Queen Room W/ Ensuite Bath

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Economy Single Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular 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

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for HI Boston

Everyone (1)
2 out of 5
Picture does not reflect the dorm room with six beds too close to each other. Pillows hard and lumpy. Shower valves dripping 24/7

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 25, 2018 by Douglas

Thanks for the feedback. I'll have maintenance check on the shower valves.

Property Features

HI Boston offers its guests a vending machine, multilingual staff, and a fireplace in the lobby. Public spaces have free WiFi. The eco-friendly HI Boston also features laundry facilities, express check-out, and ATM/banking services. This Boston hostel is smoke free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) (8.3 km / 5.1 mi)
  • Train station: Boston South Station (1.5 km / 0.9 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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

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. 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

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Tax ID - C0014510351

This property accepts credit cards; 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

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

The tax ID number is C0014510351. This property accepts credit cards. 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. The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • State tax ID - C0014510351
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

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

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Offsite parking fee: USD 25 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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.