The Best Hostels in Boston for Travelling Canadians

best hostels in BostonOne of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston is rich in history. It also boasts world-class entertainment, famous educational institutions, sports, museums and many other attractions for Canadian tourists. Boston also has several hostels for budget-conscious travelers.

Finding Hostels in Boston

The six hostels described below are the best hostels in Boston for discriminating visitors:

Hostelling International (H.I.) Boston- Chinatown Hostel

Located in the theatre district, this spacious, modern hostel is adjacent to some of Boston's most popular night spots. It is also close to public transportation, making it a great base from which to explore the city.

Some notable amenities include:

  • Free breakfast, tea and coffee.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Towels and linens.
  • Lockers.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Walking tours and other programs and activities.

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Friend Street Hostel

Locally owned and operated, Friend Street Hostel is centrally located next to TD Garden, Boston's premier sports and entertainment arena, and close to public transportation and other attractions.

Some of the hostel's features include:

  • Wi-Fi.
  • Free breakfast, tea and coffee.
  • Lockers.
  • 24-hour front desk service.
  • Lounge with satellite television.
  • Free and discounted activities and events.

H.I. Fenway Hostel

Located in the heart of the city, on Boston University's campus, this hostel is only open to tourists during the months of June, July and August. The hostel offers a safe, clean dormitory atmosphere and is close to public transportation.

Some popular features include:

  • Towels and linens.
  • Private bathrooms.
  • 24-hour reception desk.
  • Common areas.
  • Free breakfast.
  • Daily activities and tours.

Backpackers Hostel & Pub

Located four subway stops from the city center, Backpackers Hostel & Pub is a relaxing place to stay. The hostel prides itself on providing a safe, friendly atmosphere for all visitors.

Some of the amenities offered include:

  • Wi-Fi.
  • Free shuttle service to Wellington Station.
  • Free coffee and tea.
  • Linens.
  • Game room.
  • Pub.

40 Berkley Hostel

Located within walking distance of downtown Boston, the 40 Berkley Hostel is trendy and convenient. Guests can walk to Boston Commons, Back Bay, Copley Square, bars, restaurants and many more attractions.

Amenities include:

  • 24-hour reception desk.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Free breakfast.
  • Common areas.
  • Free or discounted parties, tours and other activities.

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H.I. Boston Downtown Hostel

Conveniently located near the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the H.I. Boston-Downtown Hostel is also close to clubs, bars, restaurants and public transportation.

The hostel boasts friendly staff, an attractive building and many amenities including:

• Wi-Fi.

  • Free breakfast, coffee and tea.
  • Free or discounted activities and excursions.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Towels and linens.
  • Free city tours.
  • Bike rentals.
  • Currency exchange.

While reserving a place at one of the best hostels in Boston is important, there are many other things to take into consideration when planning your trip. Travelling abroad will require immigration help, and Canuck Abroad can help connect you with legal experts.

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