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Charming apartment in Central Boston close to all attractions and transport!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5

The Mayhew is a third floor, fully furnished 1200sf luxury apartment centrally located in Boston near the historic South End. Part of a meticulous building restoration, the Mayhew combines characteristic turn-of-the-century Boston area architecture with modern day amenities and comfort. Original golden fir wood floors are complimented by thick, plush area rugs. Designer furnishings create an elegant coziness throughout; and many luxuries of life are at your disposal. With the convenience of this location and comforts of this apartment, your short or long-term stay in Boston will be comfortable and memorable! Fully furnished, completely outfitted, thoroughly accessorized and much, much more!

Transportation to and from a Swank Properties unit is very convenient and easy. Whether using public transportation or a car, all of our units are selected based on their ease of access to public transportation and interstate highways. All of our units are located within 15 minutes walking distance to the Boston T (subway) system.

Parking: This unit provides free on-street parking near the residence. No meters to feed and no parking garage to pay!

Our properties are fully furnished, providing our guests with all the conveniences of home during their visit to Boston. Our kitchens are fully equipped with a full set of appliances including a full size refrigerator, dishwasher, range with oven, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. Swank Properties also provides cooking utensils, silverware, cookware, glasses and more. All units include bed linens, bath towels, face towels, washcloths, pillows, toilet paper, paper towels and dishwasher soap. Each unit features premium satellite or cable television and free wireless broadband Internet access.

Swank Properties invites you to download our free Swank Properties App for laptops and smartphones by searching “Swank Properties” in the Apple Store or Android Marketplace. From the App you have access to a wealth of information about the area, our properties, and much more.

Swank Properties is ready to find the perfect location for your Boston stay. If you have questions about one of our properties, reservation and booking process or general inquiries about the Boston area, feel free to contact a member of our talented team at reservations [at] . We take pride in providing our guests with the best value accommodations in Boston while delivering a superior level of service!

More Details

Property Manager
Lance
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
71%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

Amenities

Dorchester Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

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Charming apartment in Central Boston close to all attractions and transport!
average rating of 4.3508773 based on 57 reviews
Perth Amboy, NJ
5

Good life

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It's pretty comfortable.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Miguel! It was nice hosting your group. Come again!
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Rio Rancho, NM
3

Boston/New Mexico

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The property itself was nice, the location not so much. every night the sound of gun shots could be heard. the AC controls although we had control on the SWANK app still ran alot. the third room claim as a bedroom that is really a closet is a little overstated. The overall experience of the place was OK. Would i recommend this place, if it was in a different location yes.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Andrew. Gunshots? Nope. Fireworks... yes. As Boston rolls up to the 4th of July it gets a bit feisty with backyard fireworks. Your last day was July 1, but if you were here a couple days longer you would have heard the same thing but 10x. And there was no armed invation of hostile forces to make all that noise. Sorry that you had thought it was anything other than people having backyard fun. Also, I ran the police blog for "gunshots" in our precinct over your dates of stay and there were none. I can totally understand that you might have been mistaken by the sounds, but making an inaccurate and damaging statement like that is a bit disappointing. Our location is extremely safe and we are surrounded by half million dollar condos... they don't exist is areas of crossfire. :-)
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edinburg, TX
4

Winter 2016

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

First time I use Home away and I reslly like it!! Only problem, no washer and dryer, and no change of sheets, we stayed two weeks and I asked for clean sheets and towels, they charge $25.00, we pay for laundry, why not provide clean sheets and towels at least evey week if you stay more than 1 week for free?

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dayton, TN
5

Comfortable home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a great stay at the Mayhew apartment. It was clean, airy, and had everything we needed to be comfortable for our 4 night stay. Very roomy, and with so much charm in the old wooden floors and ornate knobs and light fixtures. We used public transportation all week and didn't rent a car and it worked out perfectly for us. There is a bus stop right outside the front door, and 2 T stations within a 10 minute walking distance. There is also a Target about 10 mins away, which was handy. The property managers were quick to respond to all our needs. The building was quiet, and there was some noise on the street below but this wasn't bothersome to us at all and didn't hinder us getting a good night's sleep. It is on the 3rd floor and no elevator access, which was fine for us but would understandably deter others. We would definitely stay here again if we return to the area!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guest and the lovely review! We appreciate you Hailey and hope you will visit again!
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4

Mayhew apt Dorchester

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Charming apartment, with good amenities. Just as described. Its on the 3rd floor, so stairs may be difficult for some. A busy street, so a little noisy, but close to subways, coffee shop, restaurants, grocery. Property well maintained. Had a little difficulty getting internet connections, and therefore controlling the temperature, but property management was very responsive to emails, and fixed the heating right away. Wifi was also available at the coffee shop a block away. Loved the 224 Boston St restaurant next door, and the Dorchester Brewing around the corner. They have a caterer/food trucks each night to get dinner along with craft beers. It looks to be in a neighborhood being regenerated. Felt safe walking to the JFK/Umass subway station (13 mins). Only 3 stops from the major subway hub downtown. Would definitely recommend and visit here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Swank Properties Boston
Owner's Response: Thank you Kathryn! We were thrilled to be able to put together a complicated booking to accommodate your last minute needs! We hope you will visit again and enjoy Restaurant 224 next door and the Dorchester Brewing Company around the corner! Oh, and that pesky internet issue has been corrected... sorry that you had some difficulty for the first two days of your stay.
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Indianapolis, IN
4

Our First Visit To Boston

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was adequately helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I was surprised about the lack of communication from parties with Swank properties. They're good at sending emails relating to the property and sharing information with the tenants. However,they were poor on responding to my communication related to concerns. We were not able to park near the property, which became a concern because of the property being near a school and for street cleaning. I was not aware of our unit requiring us to climb three staircase landings. The blinds became a nuisance. They actually needed to be replaced. I had to stand on a chair to fix two of them. The furniture in our unit was soiled or stained. Some of the pictures are true to scene, a few were not. Not all windows have screens, so we weren't able to raise them for fresh air. I loved the wood floors. They were clean and felt good to bare feet. We did not cook because the basics were bare minimum. The coffee pot leaked everytime we used it. We did leave the unit as clean as it was when we arrived. We enjoyed the TV, internet connection, and the quiet atmosphere minus the traffic noise every morning. This was my 1st experience of a "so-so" stay with HomeAway. I've always experienced good communications with the Owners and my concerns or needs were addressed. I submitted a request for a fan since one of the guests had medical issues. I never heard from anyone. Our stay was for 4 nights.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Swank Properties Boston
Owner's Response: So sorry that we fell short. Unfortunately, we don't have any record of being contacted for any of the issues you mentioned. However, we will now look into each of them to see what can be rectified. Thank you for now bringing them to our attention.
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