HI Friendly Crossways hostel is currently open and accepting reservations. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1 (978) 456-9386. Please note: Check-in hours modified to 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Check out by 10 a.m.
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.