HI-Boston hostel is in the centre of downtown Boston, on the border of the Theater District and Chinatown, an area which offers some of the best entertainment the city has to offer. In a few short minutes you can walk around to Boston Common (see a Pop concert if you can) and get to the famous Freedom Trail.

This state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly Boston hostel was designed with hostellers in mind and offers free Wi-Fi, breakfast, tea and coffee all day, 50 inch TV, hair dryers in all bathrooms, individual reading lights on each bed and a games area with board games, pool table and games console.

At HI-Boston guests can enjoy daily programs, lectures, films and workshops, as well as museum nights, movie sneak previews and walking tours. Explore the city with our free map and make sure you visit the nearby Quincy Market for its food stalls and free entertainment!

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Socialising
  • Relaxing

Green rating



Fantastic in every way: location, renovated older building, quiet rooms, big windows, common areas for lounge and kitchen, price. Why stay anywhere else?


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Thu 21 May 2015

The ventilation in my room was very poor so it was very hot and stuffy in the room that night so I didn't sleep.


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Wed 20 May 2015

Travel tips...

Attraction tip

Freedom Trail

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Fri 01 May 2015

Budget meal tip

Quincy Market

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Fri 01 May 2015