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Overview of Wanderstay Houston Hostel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Wanderstay Houston Hostel

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMidtown Arts and Theater Center Houston18 min walk
    Popular LocationChildren's Museum of Houston2 min drive
    Popular LocationHolocaust Museum Houston3 min drive
    AirportHouston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental)27 min drive

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Galveston Island Room, Private Room (Sleeps 2 Guests)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bunk Bed

1 Bed in Wanderstay Room (4-Person Shared Dorm)

4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Rodeo Room, Private Room (Sleeps 2)

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bunk Bed

1 Bed in Houston Sports Team Room (4-Person Shared Dorm)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Space City, Private Room (Sleeps 1 Guest)

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

1 Bed in Female Dorm (8-Person Shared Dorm)

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Museum Room, Private Room (Sleeps 2)

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bunk Bed

1 Bed in Diverse City Room (4-Person Shared Dorm)

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Houston's Houston Museum District neighborhood, Wanderstay Houston Hostel is near a metro station. Houston Natural Science Museum and Toyota Center are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Houston Zoo and Children's Museum of Houston. Check out an event or a game at Minute Maid Park, and consider making time for Downtown Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Texas Southern University - 14 min walk
  • Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston - 18 min walk
  • Children's Museum of Houston - 2 min drive
  • Cullen Sculpture Garden - 3 min drive
  • Holocaust Museum Houston - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Houston Station - 16 min drive
  • Wheeler Station - 16 min walk
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - 27 min drive


  • Axelrad Beer Garden — 7 min walk
  • Luigi's Pizzeria — 8 min walk
  • Tacos a Go-Go — 15 min walk
  • The Breakfast Klub — 16 min walk
  • Double Trouble — 16 min walk

About this property

Wanderstay Houston Hostel

Adults-only Houston hostel in Houston Museum District, near Houston Natural Science Museum
A microwave in a common area, a refrigerator in a common area, and a TV in a common area are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 8 rooms offer free WiFi, ceiling fans, and showers.
Wanderstay Houston Hostel offers 8 accommodations with ceiling fans. This Houston hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards, hair dryers, and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking
  • Street parking available


  • Lockers available
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Outdoor furniture


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 10.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 5.00 per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 10.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property only accepts debit or credit cards, credit cards, and debit cards for all bookings and onsite payments; cash is not accepted
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 15 mi (24 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This hotel does not allow bookings made with third-party credit cards; the name on the credit card and identification used must match the name used to book the room.

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wanderstay Houston Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Wanderstay Houston Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wanderstay Houston Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Wanderstay Houston Hostel?
As of Apr 14, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wanderstay Houston Hostel on Apr 17, 2021 start from $53, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Wanderstay Houston Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Wanderstay Houston Hostel?
Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at Wanderstay Houston Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Wanderstay Houston Hostel?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 10.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Wanderstay Houston Hostel located?
Located in Houston Museum District, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Continental Club, Texas Southern University, and Children's Museum of Houston. Houston Natural Science Museum and University of Houston are also within 2 mi (3 km). Wheeler Station is 16 minutes by foot and Ensemble/HCC Station is 17 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 69 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 69 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 69 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 69 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 69 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service
Imagine reserving a sweet Air B&B. You’ve got the gate and door codes. You enter the premises. It looks just like the photos. But there are other people there. This is the business model of Wanderstay. Ultimately, I couldn’t stay here. Multiple attempts to reach someone about the gated parking were ignored. Because I’m in a rental car that I am responsible for any damages it may incur, I had to find a hotel. Needless to say, the service is non-existent, the neighborhood is sketchy and the business model has some real liability issues.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
property meets all my needs and more. The staff are very friendly and very accommodating.
Stayed 14 nights in Oct 2020

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