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Hi Boston - Hostel - Boston - Bedroom
Hi Boston - Hostel
8.2 Very good
DowntownC$ 194+
C$ 194+
Friend Street Hostel - Boston
Friend Street Hostel
West EndC$ 54+
C$ 54+

How much is a Boston hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 153

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 205
Cheapest month to stay with an average 45% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 63% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Boston

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Top tips for finding Boston hostel deals

  • For families and small groups looking for cheap lodgings, Boston Homestel is a good accommodation, located in the suburbs of Dorchester, about 7 mi from Logan International Airport. This establishment offers private rooms (maximum 3 persons) as well as mixed dorms with bunk beds; it is also pet friendly. Boston Homestel comes with a garden area, free Wi-Fi, and a full kitchen, so you can eat at home while staying close to several places of interest like the Boston Common, the JFK Presidential Library and Museum, and the Boston Public Garden.
  • Located on Hemenway Street not far from the Hynes Convention Center is another hostel in Boston called Found Places Boston Common. Within a mile of this hostel is Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the New England Conservatory of Music. You can select between dormitory style or private rooms, but the bathroom is communal. Guests can enjoy a full continental breakfast daily, as well as a game room on the premises.
  • Backpackers Hostel & Pub is a couple of miles outside downtown Boston, and if you’re coming from Logan International Airport, you can make your way to Wellington Station on the Orange Line and take the free shuttle from there to your destination. In addition to the shuttle service, free breakfast is available, as well as free Wi-Fi. There are women-only and co-ed dorm rooms with secure lockers. Complimentary towels and linens are also provided at check-in for your convenience.
  • Another centrally located hostel in Boston is HI Boston, which is a short walk to Boston Common, the Boston Public Library, and Faneuil Hall. Among the many amenities offered at HI Boston are complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms, laundry service, and an ATM on site. This affordable accommodation also provides free walking tours for guests around the Chinatown area, which is well known for its festivals, theaters, and nightlife.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Boston, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Boston in May and November.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Boston if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 41 days before your stay to get the best price for a Boston hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Boston found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 260, while the most expensive was C$ 260.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Boston for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Boston

  • What are the best hostels near Fenway Park?

    Fenway Park is a popular area in Boston and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Hi Boston - Hostel or Boston Fenway Inn By Found for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Fenway Park.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Boston?

    Hostel prices in Boston can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Boston is C$ 115 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 45 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Boston?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Boston is C$ 115 compared to C$ 318 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Boston?

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