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HI – Syracuse - Downing International Hostel

An 1895 Victorian mansion, HI Syracuse is the perfect spot from which to explore the history and natural beauty of central New York State.

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Hostel rating (2)

98 %

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 100%
Cleanliness 95%
Location 95%
Security 100%
Service 100%
Comfort 95%

Green rating



The Victorian House is beautiful, the stained glass stunning, the staff friendly, helpful and well informed, the renovated kitchen/dining in the basement spacious and well lighted. The walk into town passes some attractive houses, churches and businesses. Donna Baird, Ann Arbor, MI


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Mon 21 Sep 2015

was a good atmospheire but with no air conditioning was quite warm ..but with a house over 120 years old thats too be expected staff was quite plesent ..helpfull(with extra fans)and knowlegable about the area and transit service near the downing(centro)..


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Sat 01 Aug 2015

After recent remodel, esp. kitchen, GREAT accommodations. Prior digs were very good but a bit dingy. I stayed here 4 previous years and was quite happy, but this year was very pleasantly surprised. Nice people, helpful. No internet, but library downtown is only an easy bus trip away.


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Tue 02 Sep 2014