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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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Property Description

The Farrington Inn is a small guest house just west of downtown in the student part of Boston near Harvard, Boston University and Boston College. We are located on the Boston Subway(Metro), 2 miles from Fenway Park and 4 miles from the downtown area.

Perfect for the younger traveler, we are steps away from fun bars, restaurants and interesting local shops.

Our rooms are basic, clean and affordable. We pride ourselves on offering our guests an alternative to the expensive hotels downtown that often reach prices in excess of $500.
Our rooms are generally furnished with double beds a small dresser and a small desk. We have parking onsite in our lot behind our building and is free to park when available. We provide professionally cleaned sheets and towels in the room as well soap, shampoo, hair dryers and irons at the desk per request. Guest staying 5+days will generally be given a room with a kitchenette or at-least kitchen access as take out food can be a bit pricy. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 5.9

  • Security 7.1

  • Location 7.9

  • Staff 7.8

  • Atmosphere 5.7

  • Cleanliness 5.6

  • Facilities 5.3


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Oct 2019
    Excellent place to stay for running down Boston if your looking to save a buck or two. Boston’s transit makes getting around real easy so being close to the green line is perfect. And within walking distance is the movies and a great place to eat called the Brothers tavern. Even the walk at night I felt that my wife and I were perfectly fine safety wise. I would say that the beds aren’t exactly five star buut you make due and for 40 a night why not. All in all great stay.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Oct 2019
    Location was great. The building was actually very quiet. There weren’t any “extras” but the room was big and staff were always available.
    USA, Couple, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    26 Oct 2019
    So this place is interesting. It is a collection of 3 (or more??) huge mansion-like wooden mansions with a bunch of rooms rented out on each floor. I was placed on the third floor (2nd floor in California-speak) and found the room to be 'big enough' but the most annoying factor was the crrrrreakkky floors and doors and practically everything. It felt like I was in a haunted mansion. The other guests were super shy (or ghosts??), I don't reccomend this place for halloween but over all it was ok.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    28 May 2019
    There were no kitchen facilities. The microwave provided is old and needs replacing. Location was fine if you don't mind jumping the light rail. This was cheap and easy to use. The building inside is dull and dated. The staff were friendly and helpful. Fresh towels were no problem to get when we needed them. Linen was all nice on the bed.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 6.0

    Good

    19 Oct 2019
    The Farrington Inn is very well placed in Boston. I stayed there for one night in a weekend and I would say that, given the average AirBnB price in the neighborhood, it was a good deal. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the place has a very pretty façade, but I do believe whomever owns the business should take care of their property more carefully. The hallways smell like cigarettes, cannabis and mold. The walls need painting and some of the guests are not silent late at night.
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    15 Oct 2019
    Para pocos días está bien, aunque no aclaran que hay que subir 3 pisos por escaleras. Tiene cocina pero no hay absolutamente nada para cocinar, o sea que es lo mismo que no estuviera. Hay olor a viejo, y en la habitación que nos tocó entraba mucho frío por el aire acondicionado que fue mal colocado sobre lo que era una ventana, y no había ventanas.
    Argentina, Couple, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    25 Oct 2019
    The rooms was very dusty: blinds and windows covered in dust. Dust around the edges of the room and the carpet was not cleaned. From the photos, this place is very clearly minimal and has very old furniture. But, it could still be kept clean. I should have paid a little more to get a nice hotel room.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 4.6

    Rating

    12 Oct 2019
    BED BUGS BITES! All the money you saved for the 'cheaper' rate motel is definitely NOT WORTH IT! I regret I did not read the reviews more thoroughly before booking this place. Yes, it is a no frills inn with basic accomodation if you're not looking for luxury: a bathroom, shower, toilet papers, a bed let alone a mattress that makes very loud noise when you're sitting or turning, an outdated facility as a whole. I came home with bed bugs bite all over my hands, neck and arms,DISGUSTING!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 4.3

    Rating

    29 Oct 2019
    I had a big room and the bed sheets looked clean. I normally don't mind where I stay as long as it is clean and safe. I'd say the Carrington Inn is neither. The place was so grubby it was unpleasant to touch anything and I suspect the electrical appliances are never tested for safety. One socket in the bathroom was falling off the wall. I foolishly didn't read the reviews before booking.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 3.7

    Rating

    22 Jun 2019
    I paid for a room with shared bathroom and it turns up that it was an apartment and there was more people in there, there was no soap or any accommodations on it, pretty much just a bed to sleep in and un bath towel pretty small also. The location is not bad and understand the price was not high but I would have pay more for a regular hotel room. Did not like it at all.
    Dominican Republic, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage


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