HI Friendly Crossways Youth Hostel
A Country Gem Among Boston Hostels
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 hostel is only 20 minutes from Thoreau’s Walden Pond, national historical parks in Lowell and Concord, and the Fruitlands Museums.
Staying at Hostels is a Fantastic Way to See the World
Become a member of HI-USA, stay at cheap hostels and experience some of the best travel destinations in the world! Friendly Crossways youth hostel gives you access to great hiking, canoeing, biking and skiing in the surrounding area. Fascinating day trips can also be made to Salem, Plymouth, Sturbridge and Boston for history, maritime museums, “witches”, whale watching and more.
Treat yourself to an island escape and head to the stunning Martha’s Vineyard for some rural living and beach-side relaxing.
- Common room(s)
- Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
- Games room
- Earth friendly hostel
- Groups welcome
- Individual traveller welcome
- Internet access
- Lockers available
- Self-catering kitchen
- Sheets in price
- Suitable for wheelchair users
- Botanical centre nearby
- Cultural centre nearby
- Historical sites nearby
- Main attractions nearby
- Museums/art galleries nearby
- River nearby
Address & Contact
Bus & Train tickets to Harvard, MA (Friendly Crossways)
> Total Beds 32
> 1 Bed Rooms 2
> 2 Bed Rooms 5
> 3 Bed Rooms 1
> 6+ Bed Rooms 2
Office hours are 8-10am and 5-10pm
We cannot process credit cards here, so please have cash or travellers cheques for check-in.
We’re closed during the day from 10 am to 5 pm.