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Indy Hostel
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Great experience, very clean, friendly staff and no problems with check in or check out. We were looking for a place close to Broad Ripple area and this was the only place. Glad we found it, fun place!

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

The Indy Hostel is located in the Broad Ripple district that turned out to be a cozy and trendy neighborhood with great restaurants and bars.

The staff were really friendly and helpful with tips for us who were first time visitors in Indianapolis. The house itself is nice with a big porch and a garden which both serves as a nice meeting place with other guests.

We had a private 4-bed room which was OK, although a bit moist and air quality was not that good.

Would still recommend the place because of the location, staff and the common areas.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

I am a frequent hostel, and Air BnB booker. Having a three year old in tow has not stopped this. I want her to experience meeting new people and seeing new places. When I booked Indy hostel I was a bit unsure of how the atmosphere would be, seeing as how I would have my daughter. But there was little issue and they were accomodating. The private room upstairs with 3 beds was nice and clean and the bathroom was directly across the hall. It was free of clutter and the downstairs was nice and open. The staff was great too. Nothing is perfect but I would say there are a few areas that need mantainence. I wish we had stayed longer.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Excellent choice, is a very nice place with a great attention. Is clean and organized. Easy access by bus. The place is comfortable and cool. Restaurants nearby. Good place to ride bike.

It was a great visit

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Adalberto V
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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

Thank you Adalberto, safe travels. Please come see us again.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

Excellent service, good prices and very attentive. Great team. Great location near the bike path, bus station and the Broad Ripple. Will definitely return more often with my friends! I highly recommend!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Marcus Vinicius C
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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2014

Marcus! Best of luck in the rest of your school year. Please come visit us again and thank you for the great photo.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We booked a tent site with the Indy Hostel, their website showed ample space for tent setup, however upon arrival we learned there was an extremely small yard to set up a tent. Their website also fails to mention that the Indy Hostel is located in a very congested neighborhood (definitely not in the best part of town). Needless to say we cancelled our reservations and found a hotel. They wouldn't refund our money nor will they return any emails pertaining to us cancelling our stay. Inside the hostel was not clean and we would have cancelled even if we had booked a room inside. I would not recommend the Indy Hostel to any person looking for a clean, affordable place to stay.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

We attempt to make our website as clear as possible and are constantly updating any inconsistencies that we may find. This particular day may have felt a bit congested for this reviewer as it was the weekend of the Indianapolis 500, easily the cities busiest weekend of the year. We appreciate the understanding that when at full capacity our home feels especially lived in. Please see reviews below of guests who actually stayed here for an opinion of the neighborhood.

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Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Amazing staff who are thoughtful and caring, always asking if I need more assistance. I stayed in the dorm and had a few guests rotate in and out of the room during my week long stay. While the staff is doing a great job, do consider issues of guests' difference in etiquette. But overall an eye-opening experience, will definitely return again.

  • Stayed: May 2014
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IHMGMT, Manager at Indy Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2014

We were happy to have you stay with us!! I think our staff does a great job as well, everyone is always longing to make this place special for all of our guests. Please feel welcome to return in the future and see what we will do next!

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Additional Information about Indy Hostel

Address: 4903 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1143
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Region: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 Speciality Lodging in Indianapolis
Price Range: £26 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Indy Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you like to really feel a town, meet the people, and experience the food and lifestyle of the locals, then Indy Hostel is the place to stay! We have the friendly atmosphere of a hostel with the style of a bed and breakfast inn. We are near downtown but nestled in a quiet Broad Ripple neighborhood near local restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Indy Hostel is in the 'Heart' of Indianapolis. ... more   less 
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