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Reviews of 40 Berkeley

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

73.8% Overall Rating

645 out of 776 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/01/2015)

Evan McIntyre thinks…

"It was so QUAINT - I just love the location, the people, atmosphere. Really a great price and nice, marvelous, spectaculair place! Evan Michael McIntyre, Los Angeles Bam-Radio.com Owner / Podcast DJ"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 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
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

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

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73.8%

Overall Rating

645 out of 776 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend '40 Berkeley'

Atmosphere
65.6%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
64.0%
Cleanliness
75.2%
Staff
76.8%
Value
64.8%
Safety
84.8%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Joanne Small

19 August 2009 Joanne would recommend this property

Liked: Easy to get to by subway, although without luggage we just walked into town and around major sights. Great breakfasts with lots of choice and very helpful staff.

Disliked: Joanne left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

17 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Federico Heinen Tarsia

17 August 2009 Federico would recommend this property

Liked: Location was good for what I needed although if touring the main sights, other locations are better (like near the business district). It is a good deal, cost/benefit.Staff at reception was nice and helpful, although never proactively offered any excursions or packages to me to tour around Boston. Less business for them I guess.

Disliked: Federico left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

16 August 2009

Liked: The breakfast was great.The rooms are too hot during summer, whithout air conditioning

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Mark Oliver Vicentini

09 August 2009 Mark Oliver would recommend this property

Liked: near subway

Disliked: Mark Oliver left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place, good price

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Hermien Tempelman

16 July 2009

Liked: the breakfeast was good and the elevators good

Disliked: Hermien left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The lounge is spacious with a grand piano. Breakfast is great with a nice selection of hot dishes and cereals.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Evgenia Vaganov

10 July 2009 Evgenia would recommend this property

Liked: friendly place

Disliked: Evgenia left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

09 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice view, nice and helpful staff, wifi connection,...really good hostel

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

03 July 2009

Liked: Weird people at this place. Sometimes I felt like I was in a shelter for homeless. Restrooms were not always so clean and although I was told that my floor was female-only I bumped on men in the bathroom almost everyday. It's a cheap alternative to have a private room in a good location in Boston if you're in a low budget though. It's close to the South End, where there are lots of good restaurants and bars.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good for traveling young people, students or adventurers who want to see new places and save money on accomodations. Room is clean, breakfast is served, staff is nice, what else you can ask for.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Esther Tan

29 June 2009 Esther would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness. Good location and excellent breakfast. The staff at the reception is also extremely helpful. Overall the stay has been pleasant.

Disliked: Esther left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Customer review

26 June 2009

Liked: It was clean and the staff was helpful

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

19 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The price was the best we could find in Boston so that is a plus but a better description of what you are getting yourself into needs to be given.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

19 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: - hostel is in a good area, very close to the centre - very friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good to stay

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 June 2009

Liked: there are a lof of food provided in the breakfast. and the location for this hostel is pretty good.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

02 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and safe.Some staff are really helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Desiree Lafayette-Gayle

18 May 2009 Desiree would recommend this property

Liked: Everything is a short walk away

Disliked: Desiree left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Washrooms could use a make-up, but everything very clean. Great breakfast. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

16 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location and very safe and secure

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Ralf Klaeber

26 April 2009 Ralf would recommend this property

Liked: If you come with car not easy to parking in this area

Disliked: Ralf left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I was just there to sleep and didn't meet people - it's nice and quiet, great location for the conference I attended at Park Plaza, clean but worn furnishings. Full breakfast includes omelettes and oatmeal. Great value for money. Very friendly helpful staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

19 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Centralish location near to South Bay subway.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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