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40 Berkeley

40 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lot more expensive than when I stayed in 2011 but the best price for a private room in a good location in the South End. Think college dorm and you'll know what you're getting. Clean rooms and bathrooms.

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was good, the price was good, the staff at the front was friendly and helpful. I loved the popcorn and free coffee and available laundry. The public washroom/showers were very clean and worked properly. The room was spartan, but clean. The WiFi was good. I thought the location was great, walking distance from major attractions and about a... More

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Gatineau, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked a room at 40 Berkeley for 4 nights in the last week of August 2014. When we got into our room, we realized that the blinds were completely unusable and impossible to shut (forget intimacy at night...), so we requested another room. The second room was okay, but the double bed was rather small and uncomfortable for a... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The previous WYCA-Hostel has changed a little bit under new ownership, but kept its loveley atmosphere I already know from previous stays here. I love the hostel environment and think it is a well kept place. No aircon but a fan, enough luxury for me. Clean common bathrooms, very good. A retro enterieur and the chair and sofas a vending... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Positives: Washing and drying facilities, cheaper than other hotels in Boston, good wifi connection (on the third floor at least) The location isn't as bad as it could be. Its about a half hour walk to the real center of Boston (i.e Boston Common, Freedom trail etc) and around a ten minute walk to the nearest subway station Negatives: There... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here two nights at the end of August and Boston was roasting hot! We were in a double bed room on the 7th floor it was like being in an oven. We had the windows open, top fan on and a small fan that was in our room on and we were still sweating the entire night. You... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed here for two times now. The experience has been the same both times. It's absolutely great value. Basic, secure and clean. Not that much excitement or any special atmosphere, but if you need a good place to sleep, this is it. Not much else to say. Thanks again! Here's one happy customer.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first glance this looks ok and bearable for a couple of days. The lobby looks nice, iPads available to use, looks clean, looks just like you'd expect a hostel to look, until we got in our room! After traveling through the night we couldn't wait for 3 o'clock to check in, sleep and shower! We opened the door and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 40berkley and had a great first impression. Big Entrance, nice Stuff, billiardtable, movieroom and a lot of things. but then we arrived in our room, it smells like a lot of cleanser and the floor was Dirty and sticky. and there was no plug socket working with our converter. The baths are ok. We choosed 40Berkley because... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hoStel is really spartan, the bathrooms are not always clean and toilets don't have any privacy, since lateral walls and doors have a 4 cm gap between. The breakfast is really good but it's given in a nearby restaurant ( you'll receive a ticket and it will grant you a choice between 4 different types of breakfast ) Staff... More

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Address: 40 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
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40 Berkeley is your best bet for affordable, dormitory-style lodging in Boston. A great alternative to expensive hotels, this clean, safe and quiet hostel is located in Boston's hip South End — a fantastic downtown neighborhood for walking to the best shopping and restaurants. It's a safe and well lit residential neighborhood just steps from Copley Square, the Back Bay, and Boston's many universities and colleges. Boston Common and the Public Gardens — with the famous duck pond and swan boats — are just a couple of the beautiful parks in the area. The location can't be beat. ... more   less 
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