Hartford is the gateway to beautiful New England, just between New York City and Boston. It only takes about two hour driving. The hostel is located in the West End, an area of elaborate Victorian mansions. It is possible to walk to almost everything from the hostel including the world-famous rose gardens at Elizabeth Park and the nearby homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe. There are lots of things to see and do in Hartford. You can also visit the Connecticut Opera, Wadsworth Atheneum, Christ Church Cathedral which is one of the oldest gothic churches in the US, or the Bushnell, a major performing arts center. You may prefer to cruise down the Connecticut River on the Lady Fenwick or enjoy East Haddam's Goodspeed Opera House, the Air Museum at Bradley International Airport, or Gillette Castle in Hadlyme, the home of actor William Gillette, best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes. Yale University is a must-see in nearby New Haven. The hostel is quiet, clean and safety; there are dorms and private rooms available. Please ask GROUP or Long-Term Monthly special rate. Due to eliminate high cost, we no more accept credit cards, so please have cash or travellers cheques for check-in. Our Office Times are 8-10 am and 5-10 pm, If you have any other time you want to check-in, please just advise us earlier either by phone or email.