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HI - Truro

North Pamet Rd, PO Box 402, Truro, Massachusetts, 02666, United States

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Overall Rating 94%

From 37 Reviews

Hostel rating (37)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 98%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 98%
Security 93%
Service 97%
Comfort 88%
Green rating 96%

Located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, HI Truro is a five-minute walk from the beach and 10 miles from the attractions of Provincetown.

  • Dorm
    From $45.00
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Truro Hostel

Hostel Truro

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Originally a coast guard station, HI Truro is the furthest hostel out on the ‘arm’ of Cape Cod. Located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, the hostel is just a 5-minute walk from the beach. Large picture windows provide a breathtaking view from the spacious kitchen and dining area. The Truro hostel has two private rooms in addition to dorms. Breakfast and parking are free.

HI Truro provides easy access to fresh water ponds, bike paths, cranberry bogs, and nature trails. Provincetown, with its whale-watching opportunities and its vibrant street life, art galleries, shops, and restaurants is just 10 miles away.

The hostel is located 2 miles (3.5 km) from the nearest bus stop, so bring along a bicycle for the hostel visit if not travelling by car. Bike rentals are available in Orleans and Provincetown, and Cape Cod buses are equipped with bike racks.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 16:00 and 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • A maximum stay of 7 nights applies at this hostel.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 7 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • 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.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - 1 to 2km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 23 Jun to 02 Sept

Reception:
From 08:00 to 10:00
From 16:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (508) 349-3889

truro@hiusa.org

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Cape Cod National Seashore (At or next to the hostel)
  • Provincetown (More than 10km)
  • Hiking Trails next to Hostel ()

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Reviews

Reviews

Wonderful place with caring hosts....one of the most beautiful locations of any hostel.

100%

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William,

Tue 15 Aug 2017

Great location right on the beach. Very accommodating staff that are sociable and fun! Really enjoyed the common space and the coffee and oats in the morning!

97%

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Carly,

Tue 15 Aug 2017

On the website, the pictures of the rooms are amazing and we were expecting to have a room at the 2nd floor. Instead, we got a bed in the basement with almost no window. And no pic of this room in the description of the hostel. But all the rest was super! We had a really good time at the hostel :)

83%

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Kim,

Tue 15 Aug 2017

Had a great time! The woman who runs the place is terrific. Felt at home

100%

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Ann,

Mon 14 Aug 2017

Staff was delightful - kudos to Rebecca for sharing Truro hotspots. The view and location was MAGICAL. Improvements: There was a guest who decided to unpack and make her bed around midnight . She was very rude and made a great deal of noise. Everyone was gracious and remained silent. Her neighbor on the top bunk bed had to move to another area.It is a good idea to reiterate to guests that lights are out at 10:00 PM and unpacking should also be done before 10:00 PM.

90%

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Juana,

Fri 11 Aug 2017

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • Cycle trails (More than 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park
  • Nightlife (More than 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area
  • Restaurants (More than 10km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (More than 10km)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Boston/Logan Airport: 130 miles.
Bus
The hostel is approx. 2 mi (3.2km) from the bus stop. From Boston to Hyannis and take the Plymouth & Brockton (www.p-b.com) bus to "Jams" Grocery-Deli store in Truro. From Provincetown take the Flex bus (http://www.capecodtransit.org/flex-route.htm) to the Truro -Cobb Library. *Walking at night and/or with heavy luggage to the hostel is not recommended.
Ferry/Boat
From Boston take passenger ferry to Provincetown. Take Flex bus. (See Bus directions.)
Taxi
Cape Cab Taxi -(508) 487-2222 or call the hostel for transportation options.
Alternate Transport
Uber and Lyft drivers are available as well as taxi to the hostel.
Car
Free on-site parking.

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