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Recent Greater Boston reviews

  • Perfect Pied-a-terre!

    "Our first visit to Cambridge was immeasurably enhanced by choosing to stay in this charming studio apartment. Ideally located just minutes from Harvard Square and public transportation, the studio is within walking distance to great restaurants and shops. Located on the 4th floor of an immaculately maintained elevator building on a quiet, upscale street, the studio comes with an assortment of well chosen books, a few excellent art pieces and enough cooking supplies to get us started for cozy meals "at home." We slept like babies on the divinely comfortable murphy bed with its plush pillows and recessed reading lights. This studio is a gem, as is Steve, the owner, who was generous and on target with his suggestions. We would absolutely stay here again!"
    Guest: Barbara P. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 1, 2014
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  • Well presented and thoughtful accommodation

    "We stayed in this apartment for 3 nights and found it very welcoming and comfortable for 3 adults. We didn't quite work out the shower, but all managed to get wet! We really appreciated the extensive notes on the apartment, nearby restaurants and where to park. The apartment was clean, the couch was fantastic, and overall it was an enjoyable experience."
    Guest: Joanne B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Perfect Place for Families and Boston Sightseeing

    "You really can't beat this place. It's located in one of the most beautiful and accessible places in Boston. If you are in reasonably good shape, you can walk to all of the major tourist attractions on this side of the river. Most are less than two miles away. The subway is ~2 blocks away and you can be across the River into Cambridge in the blink of any eye. It's a 15-minute taxi ride from Logan duruing off-peak hours. The apartment itself was comfortable, clean and light and the owners were extremely easy to work with. Deposit was cherrfully and rapidly refunded days after the trip. Easily the best VRBO experience we've had to date. My only caveat -- and it is minor -- if you have problems walking, you may find the steps necessary to get to the apartment something of a challenge. They are steep and many. Not an issue for us at all, but worth bearing in mind depending on who is in your party. I'd highly recommend property to any small family or group interested in Boston sightseeing."
    Guest: TheTravellers Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 7, 2014
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  • Beautiful and Spacious Apartment!

    "This apartment was lovely, and the owner was extremely accommodating. The pictures do not do it justice, as the ceilings are very high which makes the space seem even larger than it is. I comfortably stayed here with six friends. We made good use of the kitchen and the beds, including the sofa bed, were very cozy. The location of the apartment was fantastic- we were within walking distance of great sites, shops, and restaurants. Additionally, the parking garage was less than a ten minute walk away which we found convenient. Would absolutely recommend this apartment, and would stay again when traveling with a group in the future!"
    Guest: Joanna W. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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Greater Boston Travel Tips

Traveling to Boston Vacation Rentals

Boston is a vibrant city and at the heart of America's cultural and historical heritage. There are so many things to see and do in the city that visitors are really spoiled for choice. The beautiful buildings, gardens, museums, art galleries, shops and restaurants provide hours of sightseeing and entertainment.

Boston Logan Airport serves both regional and international airlines. It is one of the country's busiest airports; a huge benefit is that it is conveniently located near the city center. From the airport, you can take a shuttle bus which will connect you with Boston's subway. From there, you can get to just about anywhere in the city. There is also a water shuttle that runs between Logan airport and Rowe's Wharf on Atlantic Avenue in Boston. Taxis and limousines offer private transfers to any point within the city. Amtrak has an extensive rail network connecting Boston with New York and other major towns and cities in the New England area. Scheduled ferries run between Boston and Provincetown, Salem, Hingham, Hull and Quincy. When sightseeing in the city, most people prefer to walk or use the subway stations. Cycling is also a convenient way to get around.

Visitors to Boston

Boston is a beautiful city, home to numerous prestigious universities, museums and art centers. It's often referred to as a city of intellectuals because of the rich heritage of higher learning and culture. People with a keen interest in history, art and culture will find Boston fascinating. You can spend hours browsing through the various museum exhibits, art galleries and libraries. It's a place where you can feast your mind on a rich and diverse range of subject matters. Boston is also a very stylish city; the restaurants, shops and many boutiques attest to this. While it's not really the place for bargain hunting, if you like to move in society's upper circles then you will feel right at home in the up-market malls and venues. Boston is also a great place to visit with the family. So much of America's history is tied up in this city and being able to visit historic places with your kids will help bring alive what they have learned in class. There is a dedicated children's museum that has interactive and interesting displays and exhibits that is a must-see if travelling with kids.

Leading Museums Near Boston Apartments

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is reputed to be one of the greatest art collections worldwide. They have more Monet's than any other museum outside of Paris. The MIT Science Museum has some fascinating exhibits and is well worth visiting. The Boston Children's Museum has consistently, for over 95 years, provided interesting, informative and interactive exhibits that provide children the opportunity to learn interesting facts in a fun way. The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum takes an in-depth look at the life of the famous president during his 1,000 days in office. A detailed list of museum galleries and exhibits is available from tourism bureaus.

Types of Boston Vacation Homes

The types of rentals available in Boston range from stylish brownstone houses and up-market apartments to comfortable houseboats. Many of the rentals allow for shorter stays so if you can only stay for a limited amount of time, you can still benefit from the more affordable rates. Other benefits include being able to be closer to the major sites without having to break the bank and having a greater degree of flexibility in terms of coming and going and meal times. Most likely, you'll be out all day sightseeing and coming back to a spacious apartment or houseboat is far more enjoyable than being confined to a single room or having to share a lounge with hundreds of other hotel guests.

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