Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3 pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11 am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Hostels in Boston MA vs Hostel Somerville MA: Whether you’re looking for a youth hostel Boston or a Boston hostel cheap enough for your budget, we recommend staying in a Boston hostel downtown.
FYI, Somerville is around 8km from Boston hostels downtown, which is where all of the hostels in this guide are found.
The Boston Homestel is nestled in Dorchester, and is only three kilometers from some of the city’s main attractions such as the University of Massachusetts Boston and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
The hostel has a total of 20 rooms.
Private rooms have a double bed and sleep up to three people (including up to two children). Shared rooms take the form of co-ed dormitories with bunk beds.
And if it happens to be that you are travelling with your fur baby, this hostel is just the perfect place to stay since the hostel accepts pets – sweet.
Amenities you can use during your stay at Boston Homestel:
Fully equipped kitchen
Garden – perfect for summer
Nearby free parking
Location: Dorchester is one of Boston’s largest and most diverse neighborhoods, as well as being a centre for LGBTQ life.
The hostel is 11 km away from Logan Airport and 6 km away from Freedom Trail, Boston Common, Boston Public Garden and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
However, there is public transport. Take this as an extra cost into account.
Within the neighborhood, you can visit locations like the Strand Theater and Franklin Park Zoo. Dorchester has a thriving business district, Fields Corner, with numerous local shops and restaurants.
This information can vary by season and availability. Please take this into account.
What about cheapest hostels in Boston?
Looking for a cool cheap hostel Boston has to offer? Of course, there are always cheap hostels and hotels in Boston.
We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out there.
The difference is usually 1-2€ ($1-2) per night, and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or linen.
However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Boston.
Open Hostelworld with full list of budget places to stay in Boston
Order the listing by price
Simple as that.
Make sure you use then the other filters and rank per price. Also keep a close eye on the ratings, especially the “extreme ratings”. Meaning, the best and worst. These ratings can give great insight on what to expect.
There is only one place in Boston that offers a roof deck bar – open all year round – even in winter where you can have an igloo experience.
Imagine that? An igloo in the city of Boston? Only in The Envoy Hotel.
The night is young, grab your drink and have the greatest party experience of your life.
The hotel is located in the Waterfront District where party travellers does not only enjoy the party at night but also the harbours and the seafood. The hostel also has its own restaurant and fitness center.
What’s more interesting is that Logan Airport is only 3 km away from the hotel and 600 meters away from Washington Monument.
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