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    Indy Hostel

    4903 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1143
    (317) 942-3676
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

    Enjoyed the easy access to Butler campus and downtown. Nice neighborhood with coffee and restaurant walkable! We turned in early 10pm because we had to leave early for airport departure. The evening was a loud with neighboring rooms (upstairs in main house) coming in much...More

    Thank Kelly H
    Response from Jim B, General Manager at Indy HostelResponded 8 February 2016

    Hi Kelly, Thank you for your feedback! We are currently working to offer more amenities and improve our mattresses.

    Reviewed 29 November 2015

    FYI--My review title is also a title of a Hemingway short story. And it is what I think of when I think of the Indy Hostel. The facilities are up to date but not without a eclectic charm. Staff are friendly, helpful, up front and...More

    Thank Barbara S
    Response from Jim B, General Manager at Indy HostelResponded 8 February 2016

    Thanks for the review Barbara, we loved hosting you and we still wear our knitted hats!

    Reviewed 2 November 2015

    Had a great time at the Indy Hostel recently. The staff are amazing, became my friends, and basically could'nt do enough for me to make me feel completely at home. The Indy Hostel I feel is a different kind of hostel, because you just feel...More

    Thank Azboden
    Response from Jim B, General Manager at Indy HostelResponded 8 February 2016

    Thank you for such a wonderful review Azboden! We equally enjoyed hosting you!

    Reviewed 31 October 2015

    Older house in the Broad Ripple area, near a bike path and popular hangout areas with large communal spaces inside. There were large, clean private bathrooms. WiFi was free and reliable and there free community computers also available. I elected to camp in the back...More

    Thank darthgrim
    Response from Jim B, General Manager at Indy HostelResponded 8 February 2016

    Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear your camping experience was a good one :)

    Reviewed 28 October 2015

    Arrived and only planned on one night, ended up staying two! All of the hostel staff is so nice and very accommodating. They had a bonfire the night I arrived and everyone that worked there was very friendly. The hostel/house is incredibly clean, lots of...More

    Thank ClaireBearStare
    Response from Jim B, General Manager at Indy HostelResponded 8 February 2016

    Thanks for the awesome review Claire, we hope you do stay here again!

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Price range
    • US$35 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Brianne E
    13 January 2016|
    Response from Bryor N | Property representative |
    Hello Brianne! The Indy Hostel is kid, friendly we have families stay with us often!
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