The Farrington Inn

23 Farrington Avenue, Boston, MA 02134, United States
+1 617 787 1860

Cheapest
rate per night

6,3

Good
based on 1 271 reviews
The Farrington Inn - Boston, MA, United States
Wed 6/23
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Thu 6/24
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Value for money

6,3

Distance to city centre

6,0 km

Location rating

7,2

Nearest airport

Boston Logan Intl

Distance to airport

10,2 km

Rooms available at The Farrington Inn

Wed 6/23
Thu 6/24

Double rooms

R804+

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Reviews of The Farrington Inn

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room in an old in 294 reviews
friendly staff in 263 reviews
good location in 248 reviews
shared bathroom in 236 reviews
bed bugs in 132 reviews
old building in 78 reviews
quiet area in 64 reviews
lots of restaurants in 58 reviews
value for money in 53 reviews
public transportation in 47 reviews
green line in 33 reviews
far from downtown in 23 reviews
falling apart in 22 reviews
free parking in 20 reviews
nice place in 17 reviews
one towel in 17 reviews
absolute dump in 8 reviews
old fashion in 6 reviews
soap or shampoo in 6 reviews
  • Good
    Jan 2017
    6,2

    Nice enough for the money

    This Inn was what I expected for the money. It was overall cute and pretty cozy, and you got a private room for a low price. I might check out some of the area hostels before going back, because you do sacrifice cleanliness and newness for having a private room. Hostels would be about the same price, but be cleaner and more up to date shared dorm style rooms.

    The beds werent the nicest, and some of my pillowcases were dirty when I arrived. Additionally, the plugs were old and difficult to use to charge my phone. Overall, it was cozy and about as nice as I expected for the price. I also didn't mind the shared bathroom, which might be an issue for some people.

  • Good
    Oct 2016
    7,1

    It's like staying at Grandma's, if she smoked

    Price and location were good, relatively close to MBTA transportation. The sheets were clean, and there were no visible signs of bedbugs or other pests.

    The rooms could have been cleaner, the hallways smelled like cigarette smoke, and the shared bathroom had a bit of mold on the ceiling of the shower.

  • Good
    Jul 2016
    7,7

    Convenient to college, transit, and food!

    Staff was courteous and helpful. Small fridge, microwave, sink, counter for eating, in room.

    Shared bathroom, bring your own toiletries.

  • Mediocre
    May 2016
    3,4

    Yikes

    The price and parking were good.

    Did not know it would have shared bath; no TP TO the whole time I was there, no towels, freezing cold. The room had a kitchenette but the plug to the fridge didn't reach the wall so it was useless. Also no mirror in the bedroom, so I had to do my makeup in the car. Very very noisy, did not sleep at all second night. Sounded like the entire building was partying.

  • Okay
    Feb 2015
    6,0

    What I wanted was 1) Bed, 2) Location - I got both

    Good location - whether from South station, or any of the colleges.

    The entrance was leaking. It was the height of the Boston infamous winter and water was pouring down the entrance. Anyway, I guess this was due to the weather again - the owner may not have planned this level of snow. So in that sense, my review may understate the place.

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About The Farrington Inn

Overview

The Farrington Inn is described as a hotel alternative for business or leisure travelers to the Boston, Massachusetts area. A guest house in a lovely neighborhood, it places guests less than six miles from Logan International Airport and is a short walk from the Packards Corner T metro stop. Baseball fans will love that it is less than two miles from Fenway Park, but it is that same distance from Boston University, Harvard and MIT, as well.

Noted as a blend of hostel and hotel, this unique inn offers travelers a private room along with an array of amenities that includes pet-friendly policies, free Wi-Fi, business services, luggage storage options. All travelers are provided with kitchen access in order to save on pricier takeout and restaurant meals, and those booking for five days or more have rooms with kitchenettes, instead. There is a friendly lobby area and free parking behind the inn.

The rooms are all private and nicely furnished with plenty of storage and seating. They range from singles to four-person rooms. All will have a shared bath, and include entertainment systems, cable TV, toiletries, climate controls, and unlimited towels. Most rooms have hair dryers and most also have appealing views of the neighborhood.

When budget-friendly travel is a must, but a good location is also important, the Farrington Inn in Boston is a great choice. With home-like comforts, a quiet setting and a location minutes from everything, it is a great find for those concerned with cost and quality.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

6,3 Good

based on 1 271 reviews

5,8

Cleanliness

5,8

Comfort

6,3

Facilities

7,2

Location

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at The Farrington Inn

CCTV outside property
No smoking
Free Wi-Fi
Bathtub
Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Internet
Express check-out
Parking
Disabled access
Fax/photocopying
Family rooms
Linens
Towels
Safety deposit box
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Cable or satellite TV
Fire extinguisher
Telephone
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
Carpeted
Air-conditioned
Flat-screen TV
Toilet
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Toilet paper
Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
Shared bathroom
Safe
Smoke alarms
Shared toilet
Heating
Shower
Dustbins
Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
Face masks for guests available
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Physical distancing rules
Desk
Private bathroom
24-hour front desk
Kitchenette
Storage available
CCTV in common areas

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Harvard University2.8 km
  • Fenway Park2.9 km
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum3.2 km
  • Museum of Fine Arts3.5 km
  • Charles River Esplanade4.8 km
  • Boston Public Garden5 km

About the neighbourhood

Allston is known for: dive bars, street art, grunge