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Hostelling International Austin

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“hi hostel”(5 reviews)
“lady bird lake”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve not stayed in many hostels (6 in the USA) but HI has been the least enjoyable hostel I’ve stayed in so far. There’s nothing horribly wrong with HI and I imagine it’s the best hostel you’ll probably find in Austin but it really wasn’t...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

As far as Hostels go I have stayed in better. The toilet and shower facilities were dated and in need of an upgrade. There are around 14 beds in the one room which is quite a lot and the bedding was poor. The recreational facilities...More

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Response from Kenny L, Manager at Hostelling International AustinResponded 30 November 2017

Hello and thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed our communal areas. I do want to apologize for your stay not being up to par. We are right now in the middle of completely remodeling the male showers. The...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The location of this hostel is a bit out of the way from downtown, but I had a rental car, so I felt everything was convenient for me for all the things I wanted to see (in the downtown area and surrounding areas). There is...More

Thank eyereen
Response from Kenny L, General Manager at Hostelling International AustinResponded 27 October 2017

Hello. We really appreciate your detailed review of our hostel. It means a lot to us. Also - I will be purchasing more hammocks throughout the year. That's a great idea!! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for several nights. The private room is quiet and comfortable. It's in a perfect location on Lady Bird Lake with a boat rental next door. The hiking trail passes by the rear of the hostel. There is nearby shopping and dining. We...More

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Response from Kenny L, Manager at Hostelling International AustinResponded 2 October 2017

Hello and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks again.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

we got to this hostel and their were police outside, granted it wasnt the actual Hostels fault they had just found a body in the lake behind it. Welcome to Austin! the hostel staff were great didnt have a problem but the actual hostel was...More

Thank Alyce B
Response from Kenny L, Manager at Hostelling International AustinResponded 2 October 2017

Hi Alyce, Thanks for sharing your experience, but I'm really and sincerely questioning whether your reviewing the correct hostel. Please feel free to contact me personally at kenny.lunn@hiusa.org. Thanks!

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"The private room was great"
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"If staying in a private room, ask that you don't get put in room 5. Room wasn't true to pictures and..."
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"Make sure you book in the 6 bed dorm room, otherwise you will be stuck in a 14 bed dorm"
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