HI Boston Hostel

in the beautiful state of Massachusetts
  • modern bright spacious six bed hostel dorm at HI Boston
  • HI Boston large dining area with hostellers
  • Boston Hostel library and group meeting room with long wood table
  • floor to ceiling windows in HI Boston lounge with fireplace and comfortable seating for hostellers
  • girl with computer on hostel bed enjoying private charging station

From world-renowned theater productions at The Charles Playhouse to authentic soup dumplings in Chinatown, HI Boston hostel is just steps from some of the city’s most exciting cultural destinations. History buffs will love our free Freedom Trail and Harvard tours and sports lovers will want to be first in line for our free Fenway Park tour. For outdoor enthusiasts, Boston Common is right around the corner and Boston’s Emerald Necklace park system offers trails through the heart of the city that will make you feel like you are miles away from a bustling urban center.

During spring, summer and fall, the weather in Boston is unbeatable. Stroll along the Charles River and watch the crew teams as they glide across the water. Ride the inner harbor ferry between Long Wharf and Charlestown. The ride is free with a 1- or 7-day transit pass and you get the best view of downtown Boston from the harbor.

Settle into one of our comfy lobby chairs and enjoy a drink from our cafe - a great place to hang out and meet fellow travelers. Take advantage of our free breakfast, game room and the many free in-hostel activities we offer like yoga, cornhole tournaments or mixers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always ready to give you tips on where to get the best lobster roll or the quickest way to Cambridge - we want you to enjoy Boston as we do, like a local.

Winter rates as low as $35/night.

PLEASE NOTE: Hostelling International USA is a non-profit membership organization. If you are not a HI member you can buy an annual membership at check-in. Otherwise, there is a $3 daily charge for non-members.


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  • Air conditioning
  • Cafe/Bar
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Breakfast at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Games room
  • Earth friendly hostel
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • TV room
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • Botanical centre nearby
  • City centre location
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby

Address & Contact

HI Boston
19 Stuart Street
Boston Massachusetts 02116
Phone 1 (617) 536-9455
Fax 1 (617) 426-2158
GPS 42.350948, -71.06354

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Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 481
> 3 Bed Rooms 22
> 4 Bed Rooms 28
> 6+ Bed Rooms 49

Opening Times
> 24 hours
> All Year

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