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HI Friendly Crossways Hostel

Independently Operated Affiliate

COVID-19 Vaccination Required at this Hostel

Accepting Private Room Reservations

247 Littleton County Road, Harvard, MA 01451
Booking Info

Get to Know HI Friendly Crossways hostel

HI Friendly Crossways is the longest continually operating youth hostel in the US. Just 30 miles northwest of Boston and Harvard Square in Cambridge, and easily accessible by train, this quiet country Boston-area hostel is only 20 minutes from Thoreau’s Walden Pond, national historical parks in Lowell and Concord, and the Fruitlands Museums.

HI Friendly Crossways gives you access to great hiking, canoeing, biking, and skiing in the surrounding area. We’re also a great jumping-off point for day trips to Salem, Plymouth, Sturbridge, and Boston for history, maritime museums, “witches,” whale watching, and more.

HI Friendly Crossways


Peaceful setting surrounded by 40 acres of nature


Free pick-up from the train station available on request


Canoe, hike, bike, or ski in the surrounding area


Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Free Breakfast

Guest Kitchen

Free WiFi

Game Room

Free Parking

Outdoor Area

The Basics

Pets not allowed

Room Types

Number of Guests: 3

Number of Guests: 3

Get to Know Harvard

What's Nearby

Walden Pond

13.3 mi. away

Nashoba Valley Ski Area

6,7 mi. away

Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

13.8 mi. away