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25 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Arefth Condo Rental Photos and Description

Two-Bedroom on the Cambridge-Boston Line

Cheery eat-in kitchen with all the tools and appliances you can imagine, small dining rm, and private patio dining. Good-sized and comfortably appointed bedrooms located at opposite ends of the unit. In between, a sun-dappled living room with every channel imaginable on the flat screen. Shared yard and gardens. Heat, AC, Hot Water, Electric, Internet and Cable Included. Walk to MIT, Harvard, Boston, many great restaurants a stone's throw away.

Check In: 4:00 P.M.

Check Out: 10:00 A.M.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Nina Quinlan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016
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About Nina Quinlan

This is my second vacation/short-term rental. My daughter and I take great joy in setting them up, making them as delightful and homey as they can be.

Nina Quinlan purchased this condo in 2007

Why Nina Quinlan chose Boston

This property is charming and in a quiet area of Cambridge, yet a six-minute walk from both the Green and Red Lines, a 15-minute walk to Boston, hop skip to Central, Kendall and Inman squares. There is more music and more International restaurants here than you can shake a stick at and the major highways a stone's throw, making it convenient to get to the woods, mountains and beaches.


based on 25 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Really tidy, cool place within walking distance of MIT. Local restaurants were great!

  • 5 of 5

The flat is tucked in a classic Cambridge neighborhood - the owner has done a really nice job on the place. It's very tidy, warm and comfortable. She put a lot of thought into what visitors need when they come to a new place. Coffee and cream, an iron, lots of towels, good wifi and a wonderful gracious attitude made the apartment perfect! The place is within walking distance of MIT, and transit lines. It was a 10 min ride to the airport and the North End. Perfect location!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A home from home

  • 5 of 5

The first floor was exactly as expected and was very comfortable and had everything we needed. It was a short walk to the subway lines and only a couple of minutes away by car from a supermarket (star market). We were greeted by Nina who made us feel welcomed. The oven broke when we were there and she had it fixed for when we came home the next day - a fast response. Cambridge is a nice place with lots of play parks for the children (with water splashes - take a towel!). Boston is a lovely city and the area around is worth exploring by car. I can recommended lobster in Rockport. All in all a great holiday with great accommodation.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and great location !

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay! Thank you Nina for your gracious hospitality. We were met with fresh flowers, wine and fruit. This is a perfect location for a 5 minute walk to the T-Lechmere station. From there you can go almost anywhere! Super safe neighborhood and Nina has lots of suggestions for restaurants, coffee shops and other fun sites! Loved every minute of our short stay. We'll have to come back and stay longer next time! Thanks again Nina for everything !!! Aloha.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Jana!! I really loved having you all - and I could tell you were having fun, which is super great. I can't thank you enough for the nice note you left me and the amazing condition in which you left the unit - saved me oodles of time and was so very kind of you. Truly wonderful having you and I will look forward to your next visit!! Cheers - Nina
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Fabulous home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Love this Place!!

Nina is a gracious host! Providing us with great tips on the area and restaurants.

The space is lovely, the location convenient. Just blocks from the red line and green line, in and out of Boston. Resides in a quiet neighborhood. The decor is very nice and the unit is well stocked with anything you could need including complementary fruit bowl, bottle of wine and delicious cookies! Equipped with comfy beds and roomy living spaces.

As a fellow VRBO operator I picked up a hosting idea or two!

We will return and stay again! Highly recommend :-)

Thanks Nina!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place and very convenient

  • 5 of 5

Nina was great!!

The apartment was beautiful and within walking distance of restaurants and a grocery store

Very quiet and comfortable beds

I would highly recommend this accommodation

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Cambridge!

  • 4 of 5

I just recently stayed at Nina's property in Cambridge. Nina was great to work with and provided a lot of good information about the area.

We parked our car on the street (easy to find spots) and walked to the nearest train station every day. The accommodations fit our needs (for a family of four) perfectly! Everything was neat and clean and nicely decorated. Thank you for everything Nina. I would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
2.4 Miles
One Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Hungry Mother
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Arefth Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas-New Year's
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Boston Marathon 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
Harvard/MIT Graduation
May 1 2017 - Jun 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $79

$25.00 fee per night for any additional guests over four people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
Check in is 4:00 P.M. Check out is 10:00 A.M.

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