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Hidden & Affordable Gem in Boston (Hyde Park Neighborhood)

West Street / River Street, Boston, MA, USA
  • Apartment1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Simply the Best Kept Secret in Boston Apartment Rentals

A Beautiful 3 Bedroom apartment in the Boston neighborhood of Hyde Park that borders Jamaica Plain. Short ride by bus (15 minutes) or by car (10 minutes) to Forest Hills subway stop or a 30 minute drive to downtown Boston. The unit is next to Ross Playground and boasts a beautifully manicured private backyard.

There are three (3) bedrooms. One has a queen size bed (sleeps two), the other a full size bed (sleeps two) and the last one a twin bed (sleeps one). We also have an air mattress for additional sleeping. The kitchen has a butcher block counter top and stainless steel appliances. Every bedroom and the living room have Air Conditioners. There is coin-op laundry in the basement as well.

The unit also has a backyard with picnic bench, an umbrella and gas grill. The yard is private and enclosed and has patio for entertainment. There is private parking in the rear for three (3) cars.

The neighborhood is multi-ethnic (Spanish, Haitian, Chinese, Continental, etc) and has a very eclectic assortment of restaurants and bars. The restaurants tend to serve food until 10 and drinks until 1.00 AM. Some bars have live entertainment through out the week. In addition trendy Jamaica Plain, is only 10 minute ride from the unit.

This is a real gem in a close proximity to the the City of Boston and the surroundings.



Member Since 2015
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Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Queen Bed - Sleeps Two Comfortably
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Sleeps Two Comfortably
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single, Sleeps One Comfortably
      • All bedrooms have a dresser, closet and full length mirror.


      • 1 Bathroom
        • Standard bathroom. It has bathtub with shower, sink, medicine cabinet and vanity.


          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


              • Guests provide their own meals


                  • Iron & Board
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Fireplace
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Clothes Dryer
                    Clean Laundry Room Coin Operated in Basement
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                    3 Parking Spots for Guests Only
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                    Clean Laundry Room Coin Operated in Basement


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                          • Dining
                            Dining Table
                          • Dining Area
                          • comfy seating for 6 people


                              • Books
                              • DVD Player
                              • Games
                              • Satellite / Cable
                              • Television


                                  • Balcony
                                  • Deck / Patio
                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                  • Tennis
                                    Ross Play Field is Next to House


                                      • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                      • wheelchair inaccessible

                                        Pool / Spa

                                          • Communal Pool
                                            YMCA is 5 Minute Drive or 10 Minute Walk


                                              • marina
                                              • arboretum
                                              • botanical garden
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • coin laundry
                                              • live theater
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • pond
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • whale watching

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • tennis

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            9 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Great value and experience

                                                            Larry E.

                                                            On site assistance was very helpful with little things like the televisions. Stairs would be an issue for mobility challenged but this is a great place to base and Uber from

                                                            Great apartment. Dead end quiet street, despite River St. being a main road.

                                                            Christopher S.Gardner

                                                            I know the ares well. Worked at the Thomas Menino YMCA. Great to be back in the area, even if its just for a week. I would come back in heart beat!

                                                            Really like it

                                                            Ahmad a.

                                                            Nice place

                                                            Truly a Hidden Gem

                                                            BarbLittlwron, CO

                                                            Hidden Gem was a beautiful apartment, a remodeled Victorian home, in a diverse neighborhood. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the neighbors were extremely helpful and kind. The house was right next to a park, we enjoyed watching amateur league baseball in the evenings. We rented a car, but next time we will definitely use Uber to get around. I would recommend this apartment to others, Lawrence was a joy to work with.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Wonderful guests! They exemplified what great guests should be: communicative, polite, easy going and most of all clean, tidy and respectful.

                                                            Please feel free to come back again. We would love to have host you!

                                                            Great apartment with easy access to Boston

                                                            kaitlyn R.

                                                            Apartment is clean and well-kept; the beds are comfortable and the linens fresh. The kitchen is big and the appliances are all up - to - date. We had a great time over our weekend stay. Forest Hills T stop is about a 15 minute drive from the house and takes you directly into downtown Boston, making for a very easy commute in for sightseeing. The only drawback to the place is that parking was a bit tough - there are spots in the back for you, but there seemed to be quite a bit of traffic on the street while we were there, and with it being a narrow street, it made it hard to get in and out. We were blocked in quite a few times by people parking directly in front of the driveway.

                                                            However, overall the place was great and I would highly recommend it for an affordable spot for a family.

                                                            Fantastic place to stay!

                                                            Jenn H.

                                                            My friends and I recently rented this lovely apartment while in Boston. The location is easy to get to and from. I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone looking to be close to the city, but not right in the thick of it. We had so much space and felt very comfortable here. The apartment had everything we needed and was super cozy. The neighbors were super helpful in dealing with some parking issues caused by other houses, as well as understanding when the parking was difficult.


                                                            West Street / River Street, Boston, MA, USA

                                                            There is well managed public park - Ross Playground - next to the house that hosts different soccer and baseball league matches. In addition, there is an extremely modern YMCA within 3 minute drive of the apartment. Harvard Arnold Arboretum, Franklin Park Zoo, George Wright Golf Course and Jamaica Plain neighborhood are all within 5 minutes drive. Welcome and Enjoy the neighborhood!

                                                            Rates & Availability

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                                                            1) No Smoking 2) No Pets 3) No Loud Music 4) Leave Kitchen Clean & Dishes Put Away 5) Take all Trash to Trash Container Outside 6) Leave Doors Closed BUT Not Locked Upon Departure

                                                            9 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.4/5
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