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HI - Baltimore

17 W Mulberry Street, Baltimore, Maryland, MD 21201, United States

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Overall Rating 90%

From 57 Reviews

Hostel rating (57)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 91%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 94%
Security 91%
Service 89%
Comfort 84%
Green rating 87%

HI-Baltimore Hostel is located in the heart of downtown Baltimore City, nestled between the Washington Monument and the Inner Harbor.

  • Dorm
    From €22.51
10 or more people?

Baltimore Hostel

Hostel Baltimore

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore City, HI Baltimore hostel is housed in an old refurbished mansion, nestled between the Washington Monument and the Inner Harbor. Within walking distance of everything Baltimore City has to offer, there’s also a free shuttle bus which stops a short distance from the hostel’s door and makes getting around a breeze.

This Baltimore hostel has large dormitory style rooms, a free daily pancake breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a large quiet common room, decking area and a TV room with cable television and movies. Be sure to check out the hostels free weekly events including pub crawls, movie nights, city tours, meal nights and poetry events.

HI Baltimore is surrounded by pubs, bars, nightclubs and restaurants, and it’s easy to get to the sport stadiums, Convention Center, National Aquarium and Maryland Zoo. Washington DC is also a 50 minute train ride away.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • A maximum stay of 14 nights applies at this hostel.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of USD 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Accommodations are available only to guests from outside a 40 mile radius of the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Car parking nearby - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Sports Equipment Storage
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (410) 576-8880

Fax. (410) 230-4590

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Inner Harbor (500m to 1km)
  • M&T Bank Stadium (1 to 2km)
  • National Aquarium (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions



The beds were a little uncomfortable, and noisy to lie on, and I also had a phone charger go missing in the dorms. However I loved the make your own pancake breakfasts, the building was nice, and the communal spaces were comfortable as well. Overall I enjoyed my stay


Avatar for Michael


Mon 28 Nov 2016

thank you for the very kind review and feedback concerning the beds which we have begun to address. I am sorry about the phone charger please let us know the type and if it were to be found it can be returned. I am glad you were able to enjoy one of our guest favorites the comp breakfast !! thank you again safe travels

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Jim ruedinger,

Wed 30 Nov 2016

I would remove all carpeting


Avatar for Pallavi


Sun 27 Nov 2016

thank you for your feedback ! it through guests such as yourself providing that feedback are we able to continuously evaluate out product and services making the improvements where needed. again thank you

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Jim ruedinger,

Tue 29 Nov 2016

Love your hostel; but... Brooke, upon check out Fri a m, was not able to print my bill; it was being emailed to me, soon; nothing; a promise; Also, NAVI was at the other hostel; I wanted to point out to her that I paid more than agreed; the reervation email from said: when check in pay only this; I was made to pay $20.00 more; that is why I wished to ppoint this out to the manager; Plz explain; send bill; thx I am the guest hostller Nik


Avatar for nicholas


Fri 18 Nov 2016

thank you for the review and feedback I do apologize for the problems you encountered. Please send me your information directly to and I will be sure to get the issue addressed immediately.

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Jim ruedinger,

Sun 20 Nov 2016

I felt chilly and could have used an additional blanket.


Avatar for Christine


Tue 15 Nov 2016

thank you for your review , I am sorry for the room temperature in the future please feel free to ask a staff member for an extra blanket we would be happy to accommodate you. safe travels

Manager avatar

Jim ruedinger,

Thu 17 Nov 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (1 to 2km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

From BWI Airport use the light rail approx 30 mins to downtown baltimore > Hostel 1/2 mile from there.
Bus 27 from Greyhound station to Saratoga Street > Walk 3 blocks east > Turn Left onto Liberty Street and walk 1 block Megabus stop its an 45 min ride. Take bus 35 towards U.M.B.C and get off at LOMBARD ST & CHARLES ST.
Approx 50 mins travelling from Washington DC. Many Garages in the area for parking for small fee.
From Penn Station > Bus takes 20 mins to get to hostel > or 1 mile walk > or approx. $7 taxi.

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