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Historic Beacon Hill & Boston Common 1-bd Condo

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 4

Modernly furnished, 1st floor/ground floor, one bedroom, one full bathroom (450 sqft) apartment, with in-unit washer & dryer. This unit it located privately in the back of the building with views to our small patio. Living Room has 3 full windows which look out to our small fenced in private patio. Sleeps 4 (1 bed with Queen size bed & Queen sleeper pull-out in living room) and is the most cost effective option in Beacon Hill

This apartment is located in the heart of Beacon Hill. Just minutes away on foot to the T, Mass General Hospital, Whole Foods, the Boston Common Park, boutiques and restaurants on Charles Street.

Beacon Hill's quaint and charming setting will take you back in time, with row brick buildings, cobblestones and gas lamps.

Beacon Hill is a well sought after neighborhood, walk to everything... restaurants, cafes, parks, fabulous bakeries and cute boutiques! This apartment has all the amenities of home in a perfect location.

More Details

Property Manager
Sandra Kraus, Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

Amenities

Beacon Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room Couch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size pullout couch
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Historic Beacon Hill & Boston Common 1-bd Condo
average rating of 4.1764708 based on 17 reviews
Carbondale, IL
3

Comfortable, clean, well supplied, easy walk to everything, neighbors dirty.

  • 3 of 5

I hate to give 3 stars because most of what’s wrong is not the owner’s fault. But here goes. Pros:The home itself is excellent, clean, comfortable, well stocked kitchen, bath and linens, washer/dryer, dishwasher, good internet and close enough to walk to everything downtown. Pretty much anything you need. Neighborhood is safe and quaint. Sandra was quick to respond to all questions. Cons: The tiny courtyard (which looks a bit scary but is locked and secure) that you need to enter first was full of neighbors’ trash. I think they are remodeling and just left boxes and junk lying in piles. Owner is trying to resolve this. The apartment is half underground so gets very little sunlight. The bedroom is next to the “boiler room” for the whole building, so sounds like someone is vacuuming on and off through the night. An ambience noise app is helpful. There is no street parking, so you need to park several blocks away if you have a car. Better to use the train or walk.

Because of the noise and trash I give the 3 star. Otherwise would give 4+

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Right in the heart of everything!

  • 4 of 5

What a charming, little place! We were very comfortable in a scenic location near everything we wanted to see while in Boston. One small area for improvement...there was a lot of trash in the tiny private alley leading to the condo. This only slightly marred a very charming place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location, beautiful and cozy apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is super comfortable. Fantastic location walking distance to Boston Common, to Quincy Market, to the T-station. Located in a beautiful and very quiet neighborhood. The bed is very comfortable.

The apartment has a washer and dryer, which is very convenient.

Really enjoyed our stay and will certainly try to book it again for another visit to Boston.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Nice apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The place was nicely located for our plans. It was small but efficient and with everything we needed. Cute and clean!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great apartment!

  • 4 of 5

A very clean apartment in a great Central location. It is small for more than two people but doable.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Beacon Hill

  • 2 of 5

The bed was comfortable and the linens good. Location to services and transport is good. The Beacon Hill area is lovely. It is a very small, clean apartment. Before we arrived, Sandra let us know there was a problem with the washing machine but it was fixed by the time we arrived. The entrance from the street is through a low door under a building, then down a narrow tunnel and into a bleak inner courtyard, fairly uninspiring. The apartment is half below ground and is filled with a musty, dank smell so we had to keep the airconditioner on. We would have liked to open the windows but there were no fly screens and mosquitos in the courtyard as well as noise from neighbours until about 11pm. We have stayed at many apartments with Homeaway and were surprised at the extreme Rental Agreement we were required to sign before could have arrival details. The only contact with Sandra was email and there was no one to 'meet and greet'.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Boston
Nearest Train
0.03 Miles
Red line, only a 5 blocks away

This apartment is centrally located in the heart of Beacon Hill, minute walks to restaurants, Whole Foods, Red Line, Boston Common, Charles Street, etc...

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $200

100% is refunded, if canceled 60 days before arrival date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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