The Farrington is an ultra budget hotel alternative, located just off Commonwealth Avenue near Boston University and Harvard. The Packards Corner T metro stop is 9 minutes' walk from the property.
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the place was great and the staff really tried to help us with good directions. The neighborhood was fantastic for students it had everything and the restaurants were reasonable - It was a fine place for the money we paid because the room was terrificand the quarter of the city was fantastic