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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

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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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 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.

Amenities

Beacon Hill Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(111 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Beacon Hill! Prestigious, historic heart of Boston! Sweet 1-bd condo.
average rating of 4.882883 based on 111 reviews
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5

Wonderful Neighborhood/ Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We went to Boston to visit colleges with our son, see some sites and get a feel for the city. Perfect location for all.Very warm and cozy apartment. We came in early due to the storm and our host got us in as soon as she could. On the other end we had a late flight and she let us leave our bags so we could enjoy our last day. There is a Pilates studio in the retail below which is super fun as I am a Pilates fan.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay at Beacon Hill

  • 5 of 5

It's a great place to stay in Boston.

I confirm what is written in others reviews.

- Apartment with everything you need.

- Caroline hospitality

- Accesibility, everything is at a walking distance.

- Quiet and beautiful neighborhood (Gas street lights makes you feel like being in an old movie).

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing location. Clean, comfortable, & charming.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked Caroline's place for a few nights of our honeymoon and we are so glad we did. Short walk to Boston Common and Charles River. Plenty of shopping and restaurants.

The apartment itself is charming and clean. Comfortable bed in addition to a sleeper sofa. Kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, etc.

Caroline was a great host. We met briefly upon arrival and she always responded quickly to inquiries. I would absolutely book this rental again.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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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5

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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5

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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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
BOS
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa, Boating

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Rates & Availability

Beacon Hill Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Fall
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 

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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