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Beautiful Beacon Hill! Prestigious, historic heart of Boston! Sweet 1-bd condo.

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 2-4

Renovated, sweet one-bedroom condo. The 500 square foot, 2nd floor apartment (that's a 1st floor in Europe) in an attractive brick building is in the very center of Boston's historic district on coveted Beacon Hill. Two blocks to the Boston Common and Public Garden! One block to the shops, boutiques and restaurants on Charles Street.

New kitchen, new bathroom, spacious bedroom, lofty ceilings and plenty of light from the tall windows make this place sparkle!

Quaint brick buildings, cobblestones and gas lamps, restaurants, cafes, fabulous bakeries and cute boutiques - this is your neighborhood. Leave your car behind and walk to everything!

With its attention to detail and comfort, this condo will welcome you back after a busy day exploring all that Boston has to offer.

Start your day with a run along the river, then take in some history on the Freedom Trail. Head over to Newbury Street for serious shopping, and in the evening choose from dozens of restaurants ranging from cozy pubs to world renowned, or catch a show in the Theatre District - it is all within a few minutes scenic walk.

For an enthusiastic appraisal of the neighborhood, read what VRBO (HomeAway's partner) wrote about our 3-bedroom condo in the same building: vrbo 285427.

The Unique Benefits of this Condo: Location, location! Beacon Hill is the heart of this historic city, the most central location from which to explore the best of Boston. All the major tourist attractions are easily accessible, most of them within a short walk. At the same time, Beacon Hill is a real neighborhood with grocery stores, a bakery, a post office, as well as boutiques and cafes, where you will feel welcome and at home.


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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

About Owner

My husband and I hail from Ireland and France originally, and met as students at UC Berkeley.

We have lived in Boston for almost 3 decades, and absolutely love the city.

Owner purchased this condo in 1996

Why Owner chose Massachusetts

Boston is beautiful, historic, the most European of American cities. It is very user-friendly, very walkable, and offers a wonderful array of activities and destinations within the city itself - something to delight everyone.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(108 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Beacon Hill! Prestigious, historic heart of Boston! Sweet 1-bd condo.
average rating of 4.8796296 based on 108 reviews

Had a great time in snowy Beacon Hil!

  • 5 of 5

Despite the weather not cooperating we had a great stay in Beacon Hill. The location was great and the condo was everything we expected. Caroline was very accommodating and even offered to let us stay an additional night an no extra charge due to the weather situation and potential travel delays. The condo is well kept and gives you that historic Beacon Hill feel. Location was convenient to Boston Commons where we parked our vehicle for the weekend and used the "T" subway to travel the city. There are plenty of restaurants and shops close to the condo. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks Again Caroline.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The location could not be better. The condo was comfortable and well equipped. We loved the neighborhood and nearby restaurants. We especially liked Bin 26 Enoteca, an excellent wine bar with good food and half a block away. It was so enjoyable to walk through Boston Common and the Public Garden to go to many of our "bucket list" attractions. The photo of the exterior on the listing is of the Beacon Hill neighborhood, not the actual condo. This being said, I would highly recommend the condo and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, warm home. Centrally located. WAY better than a hotel!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The description of the condo as well as the previous reviews about how wonderful it was were all accurate. Caroline was fabulous to work with, very prompt and accommodating. The condo itself was lovely and absolutely perfect for our family of four. The location in Beacon Hill couldn't be beat. The only time we needed to take a taxi was to and from the airport. The proximity to Boston Commons was a lifesaver when the kids needed space to run. We have nothing but wonderful things to say about the condo, Caroline and our experience with both. We will certainly recommend this condo to friends who visit Boston as well as use it ourselves on our future trips.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location in Boston

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay ... Beacon Hill is a beautiful, historic area and the apartment is also a few hundred metres from the Common. Boston is not a massive city and we walked to all the main tourist areas / attractions. The apartment is well equipped ; we utilised the sofa bed in the main living area and the 4 of us a had a comfortable stay. It is up a flight of stairs ( US Floor 2, UK 1st Floor) so that may be a consideration for some. Plenty of communication with the owner..... our stay couldn't have been better.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place for a stay in Beacon Hill

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 5 nights. Apartment is tastefully, elegantly furnished, yet comfortable, very clean and functional. Used the kitchen to prepare some meals (including pasta purchased in North End), had morning coffee with pastry in the living room. Close to Charles Street, Boston Common. MBTA "T" stations are Charles MGH (7 mins) and Park Street (10 minute walk through Boston Common). Perfect location for exploring Beacon Hill, Boston Common/Public Gardens, North End, Back Bay, museums, Cambridge - all short T rides away. There is a Whole Foods on Cambridge Street, about a ten minute walk. Of course restaurants and coffee shops on Charles Street. Great view of Beacon Hill brownstones out your window - you really feel like a Bostonian! Love the street lamps in the evening. Can't wait to come back. Perfect spot for couple or solo traveler. Caroline was very gracious and responsive throughout.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyable visit to Boston, everything was found to be as described. Owner attentive and quickly responsive to questions/issues. All basic supplies there for a comfortable stay. Occasional noise from upper and lower neighbors (they run a personal training class downstairs which starts early in the morning), but nothing overly bothersome to us since we got up early in the morning anyways. Excellent location, with very close proximity to Boston Commons, and within 1/2 hr walk to aquarium and children's museum.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa, Boating


Rates & Availability

Beacon Hill Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Spring
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Marathon 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $100

At this time, Boston does not impose a tax on short-term vacation rentals. If Massachusetts, or the City of Boston legislate a new tax requirement, then the new tax will be added to your rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Beacon Hill Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Intercom System
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
Minimum Age Limit for Renters

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