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Abercrombie's Farrington Inn

23 Farrington Avenue, Boston, MA 02134-1704
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in Boston for just the night after the Saint pattys day parade. with 4 of us we paid for a private room with two doubles and each spent 25 dollars for the night. considering how expensive everything else in the city is We thought it was worth it. very old interesting place to stay. our room was basic with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Don't ever think about staying there. If you can pay a little bit more, do it, it's worth it! I've been staying in very cheap hotels for the last month and I can stand almost everything but this place is horrible, the worst hotel ever! First, we took almost 20 minutes to open the room's door, because everything is so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The hostel was clean and the location was close to the Green subway line B in a nice enough neighborhood with plenty of places to eat. All of the people staying on the same floor share a single bathroom. There were 2 dressers, a full length mirror, and a TV int he room, but no kitchen, simply a microwave and... More 

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Bradley Beach, Nj
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I took a random trip to Boston out of the blue. We went for Columbus Day weekend so most hotels were sold out or minimum $300 for one night so we found the Farrington Inn. It was the cheapest possible deal at $200 for the night. Upon arrival and entering I felt like we were in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place was ok. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Older house with lots of original features. Clean beds and quiet most of the time. You get what they say you get. Easy to get around from Allston on the bus and subway to do all sight seeing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

"+" There were few people and I could safely use the shower and toilet. Everywhere old furniture, but clean. Good wi-fi. Not far from the metro station and 30 minutes walk of the Cambridge distric. "-" Everything is very meager and cheap. But the price is appropriate. Nearby there are not bars and restaurants, as this area - college campuses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The staff were extremely helpful from the moment we arrived, which was late at night due to delayed flight.Our room was comfortable, just what you expect from a hostel, simple and clean. The shared bathroom was also clean and showers were fine. Staff were excellent the next day giving us directions and the best and cheapest routes into Boston, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Farrington Inn is a *hostel* so please don't come here expecting 5-star service with daily turndown and hotel staff pampering you every minute of the day. You will stay in a slightly old house with quirky but functional furniture and decoration. The friendly staff will greet you when you arrive but that'll be about it. We got clean linen... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Female traveling alone, plan to stay again. Shared bathroom on third floor, sheets on one of beds threadbare, other sheets fine, single blanket/bed, & one towel, room barebones, but appreciated very reasonable cost, included parking, closeby. City residential, felt busy, safe. A little noisy, but city-normal for setting. Saw four male patrons and one young female, all polite and friendly.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The staff here were very helpful on arrival but after that, we never saw them again for the 3 nights of our stay. The room was very cramped. what security? We were able to push our door open after we locked the keys in the room. We were on the ground floor and the window didn't seem like it would... More 

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