Residences for women traveling alone
The Berkeley Residence (YWCA),
40 Berkeley Street.
Boston, MA 02116;
fax (617) 375-2525.
Maximum stay: 13 nights
Daily rate (includes breakfast): $51 single; $78 double; triple $90; plus $2 membership fee. Also has a sleeping room with bath for women with disabilities.
Accepts Mastercard or Visa (no personal checks). Luggage and picture ID required on arrival.
1550 North Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610;
(312) 664-8245; 1-888-393-1898; fax (312) 664-0888;
Web site: www.eleanorresidence.com
Daily rate (includes breakfast and dinner Monday through Saturday): $65 standard single; $75 large single; $85 room with private bath; plus $7 guest fee.
Accepts cash, money order, traveler's checks, VISA, Mastercard. Call ahead to reserve.
The Three Arts Club of Chicago,
1300 North Dearborn Parkway,
Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 944-6250. Web site: www.three
Daily rate (includes breakfast and dinner seven days a week): $45 plus $25 key
Women only, September through May. Private rooms - some with shared baths; others have bathrooms on each floor.
Accepts cash, traveler's checks, cashier's check, money order, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. One-third of room fee, plus key deposit, due when making a reservation.
New York City
St. Mary's Residence,
225 East 72nd Street (between Second and Third Avenues),
New York, NY 10021;
Minimum stay: three nights.
Daily Rate: $50.
Single rooms only; shared bath; phones in room; smoke-free. Kitchenette on each floor.
Accepts cash, check, traveler's checks, money orders. Call ahead to reserve a room, as they are normally fully booked.
940 Washington Street,
San Francisco, CA 94109;
fax (415) 397-6836;
Daily rate: $21.90 shared room; $27.60 single room, one person;
Accepts cash, traveler's checks, cashier's checks.
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