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Recent Greater Boston reviews
True Boston Experience!
"We visited Boston for just over 2 months for work and were really lucky to have found this place to stay! The location was perfect for us. It was a neat experience to stay in the quaint and charming Beacon Hill neighbourhood. We could walk everywhere we needed and wanted to go. Whole Foods is a 3 minute walk away for groceries and pre-prepared meals, there are numerous pharmacies nearby for essentials, and there are plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby as well. Over our stay we walked to nearly all of the Boston "must see" places and landmarks from here. It is also close to several "T" stations (subway) for transportation. We were pleasantly surprised by how well equipped the place was, even for our long term stay, and even through the snowiest winter in Boston's history! It has everything you need for bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen as well as books, games, TV, and Netflix to keep you entertained in case you get snowed in (otherwise go out and explore the beautiful historic surroundings!) It is a clean, well kept, beautiful unit on the fourth floor. We knew before we arrived that there would be no elevator but managed the stairs just fine, even hauling our 3 month old son and all of his gear up and down. I would definitely not let this deter you from staying in this little Beacon Hill gem. It's location truly can't be beat. I feel we got a true Boston experience staying here and I would highly recommend it to others!"
Guest: A guest from Stony Plain, AlbertaDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: April 20, 2015
"The home and owner are very nice. There was plenty of room for us in this unit.
We had 6 adults and everyone had privacy and large enough common areas to hang out.
The upstairs had some cooling difficulty but Aihua made sure that we had fans and ideas on how to direct the AC.
The neighborhood you drive through to get to the house is questionable. We wanted to use the T but didn't trust walking in this area to get to it. Aihua assured us that the area is safe but I can admit that outside of the gates on the property; it didn't feel that way."
Guest: Becky S.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 9, 2015
"This home is exactly what you need to have a fantastic getaway vacation. So relaxing to sit and watch the lobster fishermen check their traps early in the morning & in the evening watch the sun set from every window, in this wonderfully laid out house. It has 3 levels & very private with all the amenities. It is located on an island setting but close to so much activity and nearby beaches. We loved taking the train into Boston, visiting all the historical sites along the "Freedom Trail." The seaside communities of Salem, Swampscott & Marblehead are all close by and offer an array of great restaurants in the area. Of course my favorite highlight was to cook our own lobsters in the big kitchen in the house (there are actually 2)! The separate living arrangements make it ideal for couples or larger families as well. Ocean views and sounds are amazing, and comfortable bedrooms make for a restful night. Plenty of room for any event and socializing. We would definitely come back to this beautiful and unique venue."
Guest: C&MDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 10, 2015
"We had a great time visiting Boston. The Skinny House was a fun location. Lots of tourists stopping by to see the house. We actually gave a couple of tours to folks who wanted to check it out. Now here's the skinny on the Skinny House: if you are elderly, have bad knees or are generally out of shape, this might not be the place for you. It is four story house and the master bedroom is on the 4th floor. Bathroom/Living room is on the second. So if you have to get up at night to use the BR, it is an interesting walk down a 19th century spiral staircase to the 3rd floor and then a normal stairwell to the 2nd floor. We figured out, after lugging two 50 lb suitcases to the 4th floor master BR, we should have just left our clothes and suitcases on the 2nd floor where the washing machine and bath are located. We learned to plan all trips up and down the stairs carefully. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen is great with a great view of Copps Burying Grounds. Lots of people-watching as tour groups come walking down the Freedom Trail. It is a convenient location to groceries, bakeries and restaurants. It is a little bit of a hike home from the North End subway stop. Remember, the house on the only hill they didn't bulldoze down to make more land. So you go up up up when walking back to the house. With all that being said, I would stay here again. It is was a fun place to stay in a great historic district."
Guest: Scott P.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 22, 2015