HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

Address: 501 Lovett Blvd, Houston, Texas, 77006-4020, United States | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Neartown/ Montrose area of Houston, is near Menil Collection, Rothko Chapel, Byzantine Chapel Fresco Museum, and Grif's.
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          • Outdoor pool
          • Swimming pool


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Air-Conditioning
          • Free parking


          • Continental Breakfast
          • Multilingual staff

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

          Reviewed by cth-road

          Great choice

          Reviewed Jan 28, 2015
          by (2 reviews) Berlin , Germany Flag of Germany

          Great hostel. Very clean. Wonderful neighborhood. Super friendly and very supportive staff.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by walterc

          Very nice place to stay

          Reviewed Sep 28, 2013
          by (29 reviews) Philadelphia, PA , United States Flag of United States

          Located just outside of downtown, the HI - Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel is a good place to stay at. And accessible by public transportation, to get to and from downtown. Though public transportation itself in Houston, is not really good at all.

          The hostel was formerly a mansion, and located in a residential area. A little hard to find, as it was off the main street. And the main street can be tricky to find, when getting off the highway. Entering into the hostel, it does have that feel of an upper class bed & breakfast.

          The rooms are nice, but bare and basic, but enough space in the room. Plus there are lockers to put your things in. The bunk beds are comfortable enough and nice to sleep on. Plus there may be a fan in the room, to keep cool during the night.

          There is only 1 computer terminal, which has no time limit. But it does have free internet. Located in the lounge, which itself, is very nice. There is also a pool table and a bunch of board games to play. Plus a swimming pool outside, which does not really look too inviting.

          Staff is nice and can be very helpful. Plus there is a kitchen and dining area to eat. And there is a free breakfast at the hostel, which is basic, but good.

          There are restaurants located nearby, within walking distance, like a Burger King and a Subway. Plus a shopping center.

          But there are some issues with the place, which are the following...

          1. The showers - there is only 1 shower room, as far as I know. Some rooms may have their own bathroom, but for those staying in rooms that don't, this could be an issue, with many people and only 1 shower. Plus it is located on the 1st floor, and the only working one. There is a bathroom on the 2nd floor, but the bathtub and shower in that one, does not work at all.

          2. Parking - hostel has its own lot, which is very small. Only 4 spaces, with one of them being a handicap spot. And if all of them are taken, then getting out will be very difficult, if not impossible. And if a 5th car should try to park in the lot, in the driveway, then forget it. There is parking on the street, which is free.

          But overall, a very nice place to stay, and in a quiet neighborhood. And getting the feel of luxury at a cheap place, this hostel is definitely worth staying at, as you will get your money's worth.

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          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews HI-Houston: The Morty Rich Hostel

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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