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40 Berkeley

Hostel | 40 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA MA 02116

83.5% Overall Rating

598 out of 713 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/04/2014)

Holli McCarthy thinks…

"The staff were so friendly and always happy to help, there was a great movie theatre, pool tables and free coffee and popcorn. The rooms were a good size and clean. Location was great, 7/11 opposite,…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wake-up calls
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Group bookings of more than six people must be booked through the 'Groups enquiry form' on the agency's website.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Other Tax 14.50%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Settle in where Back Bay meets the South End. 40 Berkeley is affordable, in the heart of Boston's shopping and restaurant district, and close to public transportation.

At 40 Berkeley, we make your comfort and security our top priority. For this reason, all of our rooms are PRIVATE – they are priced per room and not per bed. That way, you get the fun communal atmosphere of a hostel, without worrying about securing your belongings! Read more

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Single (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

American breakfast included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

American breakfast included

Deluxe Double (Shared bathroom)

American breakfast included

About 40 Berkeley

Boston’s known for its awesome food, and we are no exception! Every guest at 40 Berkeley wakes up to a FREE, full, hot American BREAKFAST every morning! You can even join us for dinner during the week for a small price!

Our location is absolutely unbeatable! Located in Boston’s chic South End, and a short distance from popular spots such as the Freedom Trail, Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, Museum of Fine Arts, Quincy Market, and Faneuil Hall, 40 Berkeley offers incredible value and convenience for all travelers!

At 40 Berkeley, our aim is to make everyone, both our guests and our year-long residents, feel right at home! We offer:
• Freshly baked “check in” cookies
• FREE popcorn
• FREE Starbucks coffee
• FREE billiards
• FREE towels
• FREE hot breakfast
• FREE luggage storage
• Discount attraction passes
• Movie room (complete with theater seats and FREE DVD collection!)
• Living room (complete with plush couches and a working fire place!)
• Relaxing garden patio
• Laundry machines
• Internet & printer kiosks
• 24-hour reception
• And more!

Accommodation Information

All of our rooms have access to two large shared community bathrooms on each floor, one male & one female, with private shower closets.

The majority of our rooms are private and come with a bed, desk, chair and ceiling fans. There is no air conditioning in the rooms, but the front desk is happy to provide free desk fans for a small security deposit.

Single rooms have 1 twin bed
Double rooms have 2 twin beds
Triple rooms have 3 twin beds
Quad rooms have 4 twin beds
The Full Bed is a private room with 1 full bed, and can accommodate up to 2 people.

Location Information

At 40 Berkeley, our goal is to provide guests with New England’s hippest and most affordable place to stay. Located in Boston’s historic, chic South End, and a few short blocks from Copley Square, Back Bay, and Downtown Boston, 40 Berkeley offers unbeatable value and convenience for all travelers.

We are a 5 minute walk from Back Bay Station, a 10 minute walk from Arlington Station, a 20 minute walk from South Station bus terminal, and a quick taxi ride from Logan Airport.

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