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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 September 2015

From the looks of things, this hostel has been closed for awhile (since 2013?). Because our daughter attends university in Missoula, we were hoping to find an alternative to Missoula's mainstream hotels. Although a busy state highway (Broadway) runs in front of this location, it's relatively close to interstate highway, downtown, and the university - perfect for us.

Thank Art F
Concord, California, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Considering this is the ONLY hostel in town, I was happy to accept whatever came my way. I was quite happily surprised with the accommodations. Hutchins Hostel is a little small in terms of the common area (inside) but clean, well kept, safe, and friendly. Clean laundry (including towel!) and two restrooms (shower only no bathtubs) for everyone . ....

2Thank Glen V
Banff National Park, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This is a great little hostel, perfect location between downtown and the University. Dave is a cool dude with good knowledge of the area. Great amenities, beds are super comfy and best of all its very well priced. I have stayed there twice during my roadtrip and both times were a great stay.

1Thank Reihana86
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel, and I was a little depressed to leave the cozy space and new acquaintances. In describing my experience to others, I definitely use these words: clean, comfortable, good vibe, cheap, awesome dog in the yard, good location/walkable to downtown, secure, easy parking, nice kitchen and laundry facilities, cool owner. If you visit...

1Thank Jonathan L
Cleveland, OH
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I stayed at the Hutchins Hostel in 2011. It is a nice building, with truly excellent beds (the best I've slept on in a hostel), and a good kitchen. Very clean and adequate lodging for a short or medium stay in Missoula. My only problem with the hostel is that it was very difficult to check in. The proprietor is...

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I was looking for a reasonable priced place to stay on my backpacking adventure to Glacier National Park. I was surprised by the homey feel of Dave's "Hutchins Hostel." Situated on the East side of town on Broadway St. about a half hour walk from the greyhound station. Clean, affordable, convenient, and with the added pleasure of good company. You...

Thank Christopher M
Portland OR
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Stayed one night, two separate times this summer, and one time last summer. I felt very much at home and rested. Dave is very interested in making his place welcoming and easygoing. It's 'way clean, very quiet, minimum of fuss, and you get to play with Dave's dog, too. And the hostel attracts good people. Lucky Missoula is a bit...

Thank Henry D
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Clean, great location, and has all the things I look for in a hostel. Dave was also great about checking me in much later than expected since I got delayed coming in from Canada.

Thank lsweenstar
Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2012

It's got fairly standard amenities, but they're new and hip and modern, and it's so clean that I was comfortable walking around barefoot. Dave, the owner, seems committed to making guests feel at home. I got stuck in Missoula for 3 days with a car repair, so I saw a lot of very interesting people come and go.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 11 July 2012

A nice, little and cozy Hostel!:) Thank you for the good Time in your Hostel Dave!:)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Missoula’s only hostel, centrally located less than five blocks from the heart of downtown and across the street from the University of Montana and the Clark Fork River. We offer a full range of amenities for budget travelers who appreciate a more social atmosphere: full kitchen, washer/dryer, bike storage, free wireless, and much more. Our guests will also appreciate our regional touches, including handmade lodgepole pine bunks and local art. ... more   less 

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Address: 508 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
Region: United States > Montana > Missoula
Price Range: $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“dont worry about the room. its a hostel. Go do it.”
 of 5 bubbles henryd367, 17 Aug 2012 | Read review
“I phoned to ask for a bottom bunk, which Dave held for me.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolH497, 12 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Separate dorms for guys and girls, but it seemed couples received some leeway.”
 of 5 bubbles GuyS456, 13 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Book early.”
 of 5 bubbles funtravelsue, 22 Aug 2011 | Read review
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