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Hotel 140
Ranked #53 of 83 Hotels in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Morganton, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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“Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed 30 April 2012

My husband and I booked a room at Hotel 140 for our anniversary celebration and I must say that we were pleasantly surprised. Not only was the hotel easy to find (get off the T at the Back Bay station, turn left and there you are) , it was also in an excellent location. It is just a short walk to many restaurants and also to Copley Place shopping. The rooms are clean and the bed is comfortable. Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Wi-fi worked fine. We did eat breakfast almost every morning at the Stuart Street Grill located in the hotel and it was very good and inexpensive. Other reviews mentioned the walls being thin -although the hotel was full we really did not notice any noise. If and when we ever return to Boston I would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Boston-Hotel140, General Manager at Hotel 140, responded to this review, 7 May 2012
Dear Angie,

Happy Anniversary! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Boston for this special event and delighted you enjoyed staying with us. Thank you for posting the lovely room photos! We hope you join us again for your future travels North to Boston.

Warmest Regards,
Emily
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Layton, Utah
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Reviewed 28 April 2012

Property was clean, super close to the subway. Helpful staff. It was quiet. Stayed during the week. Price was average, lower than some of the area hotels though. I would stay there again.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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Boston-Hotel140, Guest Relations at Hotel 140, responded to this review, 7 May 2012
Thank you so much for your positive comments! It always pleases us to hear our guests positive feedback. We do take great pride in being a boutique hotel in the heart of Back Bay Boston with intelligent pricing and enthusiastic staff. We look forward to your future visits with us here at Hotel 140!

Sincerely,
Guest Relations Team
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

With all the services of a big, expensive hotel, the Hotel 140 offers clean, well-designed rooms with everything but glitz and size. The rooms are small, more like a friend's spare bedroom than the acreage you pay so much for in the big fancy chain hotels. I liked it and will definitely return on more trips to Boston. Close to two MTA stops, right beside Boston Public Library and Copley Place shopping area, plus all the BackBay shops. Also, security was excellent, with key-card-only access to the upper floors, making for a safe, relaxed night's sleep for this single woman.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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Boston-Hotel140, Front Office Manager at Hotel 140, responded to this review, 7 May 2012
Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor about Hotel 140. We appreciate you sharing with future travelors some of our great features such as the prime location and added security with key-operated elevators for our guests. We do continue to refresh and renovate our pristine, history rich building and it thrills us that you enjoyed many of our updated features.

We look forward to your future visits.

Sincerely,
Stephanie M.
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

This hotel is in a great location. The orange T-line is right down the block & it is close to everything. The rooms are small but clean and we didn't spend much time in the room except to sleep. The price was good but could have been cheaper. Like some of the other reviewers, we stayed there on a popular weekend - the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park. Would recommend this hotel to visitors not looking for luxury but convenience. They just added new signs which helped to the find the place.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Rochester, New York, United States
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

I was only in Boston 1 night and this hotel was in a perfect location for me. It is right off the Mass Turn Pike and easy to get to. The staff was friendly and very helpful when needed. The room was a little small but we didn't spend much time there anyways. My only complaint would be that the walls are paper thin. We heard the people in the room next door get up and out early the next morning and could very clearly hear the traffic on the street below. Overall, this is a good hotel for the price and is in a great location.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Boston-Hotel140, Director of Sales at Hotel 140, responded to this review, 4 May 2012
Thank you very much for your feedback on our property. We take a lot of pride in how wonderful our location is! We are conveniently located right in the middle of all major tourist atractions. We would love to have you back and be sure to find you a larger, quiter accomodation.

All the Best,

Meaghan Finn
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Additional Information about Hotel 140

Property: Hotel 140
Address: 140 Clarendon Street, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02116-5169
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#32 Family Hotel in Boston
#44 Business Hotel in Boston
#50 Romantic Hotel in Boston
Price range (per night): ₹ 17,646 - ₹ 30,816
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel 140 3*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel 140 is an affordable boutique hotel offering the best deals in the Back Bay. Our rooms are modern European in design, clean and cozy. Our recently renovated building, a historic landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, also houses a beautiful lobby, function rooms, and The Lyric Stage Theater Company. Hotel 140 is just steps from Copley Square in Downtown Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood - recently voted "Top 10 Neighborhood in the Country" by the APA. The South End's hip restaurants and shops are close by, as are Newbury Street's high fashions and fabulous dining. We're close to the Financial District, Hynes Convention Center, and other business centers. Public transportation is right around the corner at Back Bay Station. ... more   less 
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