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Hostelling International - Baltimore

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The ONLY Hostel in Baltimore located within a walk to everything including Free Bus service, Camden, Inner Harbor, Museums. For $28 a night you will SHARE a room with travelers from all over the World. My current trip includes a Norwegian, Scottish, Irish, Aftrican and people from around USA. 4 bedrooms with total residency of 48 if all bunk beds...

Thank Froomcat
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I stayed for a week a couple of weeks ago, I was visiting a friend for Spring Break. The hostel has to be one of the cleanest, most charming places I've ever stayed - and I was staying in the all male room. The Staff is great, they know the city and can give great tips about where to go....

Thank Daniel M
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Been here multiple times over the last 4-5 years. This is THE place to stay if you are in Baltimore on a shoestring budget. Very cheap, amazing staff, very clean rooms and bathrooms, 24x7 free coffee/tea, free sumptious breakfast and large community kitchen. What more do you need!?

Thank srikanth_adiga
Schriesheim, Germany
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel has everything you need: clean rooms, showers and toilets and also the kitchen and common room is nice and clean... its in walking distance to the harbour, it takes about 30min, which was absolutly fine for me... there is nothing really ,special', but it is a good place to stay if you're looking for a cheap place to...

Thank TheHiHo
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for two nights last summer. Contrary to other reviews, they do have a few parking spots available in the back, but I believe it's a first come first serve basis. The front desk guy was friendly and helpful in providing recommendations about things to do around town. Nice open common area and kitchen, and...

Thank Alyssa W
Jim R, Owner at Hostelling International - Baltimore, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review and for correctly indicating the hostel does have a small number of parking spots available on a first come first serve basis I should point out there is a small fee for the parking. I have noted your comment concerning the bathroom and will certainly pass it along to be properly addressed. Look...

Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have stayed in a lot of hostels in my life, and this one is probably my favorite. It has a charm that is really hard to beat. The first time I stayed here was shortly after they first opened in 2007, and they have been progressively making improvements since. I have been happily recommending this hostel to my friends...

Thank Christopher R
Jim R, Owner at Hostelling International - Baltimore, responded to this review

thank you for the great review ! We work hard at creating a vibe and atmosphere that meets our guest wants and needs it is very gratifying to know those efforts are noticed. thank you for your past , present and future business we look forward to seeing you again soon. Safe Travels

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Just stayed here for a few nights and it's not bad if you don't have a vehicle and don't mind sleeping in a bunk bed with several other people in one room. Staff isn't great. Kind of snotty. But it's a place to lay your head. However, I quickly realized that when you add the price of parking you may...

Thank KLois94
Jim R, Owner at Hostelling International - Baltimore, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback from your recent stay we value all feedback both the good and the constructive realizing that hostelling is a special communal experience I am sorry we were unable to meet your needs. Be safe in all your future travels

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This trip was gauging comprehensively over an assigned period of stay. A more uncomfortable than comfortable visit with this hostel. Beds are nothing more than almost literally having a five-inch foam mattress on a hard wood floor (although I understand new beds are coming this summer). The carpeting throughout the hostel is in sore need of cleaning, it’s well spotted...

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Jim R, Manager at Hostelling International - Baltimore, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of your recent stay with us. I sincerely apologize that we were unable to meet your expectations, based upon your review I am actively participating with our housekeeping staff to ensure the standards we have set for our guest and ourselves are met. I hope that if your travels bring you back to the area...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was in Baltimore for two nights with a bunch of friends to see the Blue Jays play the Orioles. It was a convenient place to stay as Oriole Park is a 15 minute walk from the hostel and there are a couple bars in the area. M&T Bank Stadium where the Ravens play is next door to the ballpark....

Thank cflavoured
Jim R, Owner at Hostelling International - Baltimore, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule to give us such great feedback. I am very happy we were able to accommodate your needs, but I do apologize for the parking mix up we do have a limited amount of parking but at times it can be used up quickly. Look forward to seeing you again when...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was my first experience in a hostel and it was really pleasant. The rooms were really comfortable and they had really great common areas. The sleeping room was a little hot is all (I stayed in March). Parking was kind of an issue (I had to park in a garage a few blocks away), but being in downtown Baltimore...

Thank Christine Z

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Baltimore is making waves as an up-and-coming city with a vibrant arts community, a growing craft beer scene and as DC’s quirky northern neighbor, and HI Baltimore hostel is a great place to stay while you enjoy everything this city has to offer. Though not at the top of many traveler’s itineraries, Baltimore is an East Coast gem that’s not to be missed. If you crave fresh seafood, live for local festivals or simply love meeting new people, Baltimore is the destination for you. Known for Artscape, the largest free arts festival in America, Baltimore also boasts museums such as the Walters Art Gallery and the Baltimore Museum of Art, both of which are free, and the American Visionary Art Museum. Walk down to the Inner Harbor and spend a day at the Aquarium or take in the view from historic Federal Hill. If you love baseball, see an Orioles game for as low as $7 and enjoy our city’s throwback stadium, Camden Yards. With free daily pancake breakfast, free WiFi and free weekly events such as dinners, pub crawls, movie nights and city tours, Baltimore is a great place to explore on a budget. Relax at the end of a long day of sightseeing in the hostel’s common room, outdoor patio or game room or join fellow travelers in the communal kitchen to cook a meal. HI Baltimore has everything you need to make your stay in Charm City feel like home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International - Baltimore

Address: 17 W Mulberry St, Baltimore, MD 21201-4440
Region: United States > Maryland > Baltimore > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 1,879 - ₹ 4,083 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International - Baltimore 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 5 near the kitchen seemed to the cleanest/most modern.”
cflavoured, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“$2 extra for the co-ed dorm is probably worth it.”
arbivark, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Only 4 rooms all of which are dorms classic hostel style”
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“Room 3 and 4 coed rooms are my preference”
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“If for a couple, the co-ed dorms allow you to stay together.”
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