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Recent Boston reviews

  • Perfect apartment, perfect location

    "This is an excellent apartment in an absolutely perfect location. My family of four came to Boston when I ran the marathon. This apartment was a five minute walk to the expo and maybe fifteen minute walk to the finish line. My family was able to easily walk to the Mile 25 marker to see me. Marathon aside, the apartment is spacious enough for two adults and two small children. The kids shared the pull-out couch in the living room. There's a Trader Joe's within a 5-10 minute walk, as well as a corner market. It's a short walk to the many shops and restaurants and cafes on Newbury and Boylston Streets, as well as the Green Line for the train. The Charles River is one block away, with gorgeous views and a long running/walking trail. There's a huge playground within walking distance on this path as well. The owners of the apartment have a huge list of local restaurants and helpful tips. The bedroom, and apartment itself, can be a little noisy. The building, while gorgeous, is older and has multiple residences. The normal sounds of people coming and going, as well as the alleyway behind the apartment, can be heard. Everything you might need for easy meals is in the apartment, with the exception of a toaster! We visited the Children's Museum, the Aquarium, the Science Museum and did a Duck Boat Tour, all within a short train or cab ride. We highly recommend this property!"
    Guest: Mary Beth S. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
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  • Marlborough studio in back bay

    "We stayed in this great condo with an excellent location to all boston has to offer. We will stay here again if possible. Dealing with Michelle was a very good experience. Don't hesitate to rent from her!"
    Guest: Shawn Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 7, 2015
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  • Nice Place - Great Value & Location

    "Boston was booked due to the Boston Marathon. We decided to try Home Away for the first time instead of a hotel room. We had the first floor of a 3 family home. It easily fit 2 adults and 2 children. We did bring our own air mattress for one of the kids but that's only because our son is all over the place when he sleeps which disturbs his sister. Otherwise they would have fit fine on the sleeper couch. The apartment was finished with just what you need. The location is in a quiet neighborhood with a view of the harbor. It is conveniently located near the T, only 1 stop away to the Aquarium/Faneiul Hall. John and Melissa were very easy to reach, easy to work with and helped make our stay a wonderful experience. We definitely will stay here again on our next trip to Boston. Thanks John and Melissa for making our experience so pleasant!"
    Guest: Kimberly C. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
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  • Perfect location for a ramble around Boston by subway!

    "The Fort Hill Inn was the perfect home base for rocketing around Boston for two chilly January days! It was cozy and picturesque. The room we had with double bed and private bath was not at all too small. The tub was deep and claw footed (as well as a shower). There was a microwave and mini fridge as well as coffee and tea making supplies. Every thing was clean and well stocked. The personal touches made it feel like we were staying at a friend's house. Just the opposite of a boring blah hotel room! Climbing the very steep staircase felt like climbing into a piece of history. It is close to the subway and restaurants within walking distance. Might be a bit of a walk for some, but we loved getting a feel for the neighborhood on foot. There didn't seem to be a grocery type store close at hand, just a convenience store (which didn't sell beer or wine) wasn't a big issue for us and we didn't ask Terry but he may have known of one. All in all it was just a lovely place to stay. Thanks Terry!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 17, 2015
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Boston Travel Tips

Boston is full of history, perfectly situated on the East Coast and offers several sights the entire family will enjoy. From baseball games at Fenway Park to tours of the city where Revolutionary War soldiers once walked, you'll learn a lot while having fun.

Boston is one of America's oldest cities. It's beginnings date back to 1630, and Boston was a cradle of the American Revolution as Colonists fought to break away from British rule. With so much to offer vacationers, it's no surprise that Boston welcomes in millions of visitors this each year.

Boston Attractions

While visiting Boston, stop by the Tea Party Ships and Museum. You'll also get to see a live theatrical performance of a reenactment of the Boston Tea Party and an original 1773 tea crate from the most important event leading up to The American Revolution. Visitors can check out the Meeting House and hear the story of the night before the Boston Tea Party as well as first-hand accounts of the patriots who organized it. The museum also includes Griffin's Wharf, a 3D holographic experience taking you back to the streets of Boston in 1773. The kids will feel like patriots as they board restored tea party ships Eleanor and Beaver. For a truly unique look at history, don't leave without seeing the one of the oldest Boston artifacts, the Robinson Half Chest, which is one of only two known tea chests from the Boston Tea Party.

One of the most well-known attractions in this New England city is Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox. "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" offers tours and the chance to see where some of baseball's traditions originated. During a tour you'll view Pesky's Pole up close and even purchase tickets for a seat atop the Green Monster, a 37-foot tall wall in left field.

Take a break from sightseeing and enjoy lunch at the Boston Esplanade. This park sits alongside the Charles River and offers a pathway for walkers and cyclists as well as breathtaking views of the skyline. There are free concerts and public festivals throughout the summer months and the Esplanade is the perfect place for a picnic with the family.

For a more modern take on Boston, head to the Institute of Contemporary Art. This structure houses an eclectic mix of modern art and fun displays to spark your inner creativity. The museum was initially founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art.

You can get a picturesque view of Boston when you head to HarborWalk. This attraction is located on the waterfront and meanders through several neighborhoods such as Chelsea, North End, Downtown and Dorchester, giving you an inside look Boston's local life. This open space is home to several restaurants and is considered one of the city's best spots to visit.

Things to Do in Boston

The Freedom Trail: While staying in Boston, be sure to wander along the 2.5-mile long Freedom Trail. This brick lined route will take you to 16 historic sites that explore Boston's past and the city's part in the American Revolution. The trail starts at the Boston Common Visitors Center and ends at the USS Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Sites along the trail include the Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, King's Chapel and Burying Ground, Old Corner Bookstore, the site of the Boston Massacre, the Bunker Hill Monument and the Paul Revere House.

Boston Children's Museum: For more than 100 years, the Boston Children's Museum has been providing family fun through innovative and meaningful exhibits. Your kids will love the hands-on activities and learning experiences focusing on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness, and the arts. The Science Playground is a three-story structure and there are exhibits where the children can make art and even visit an authentic Japanese house.

Old State House: Boston was the heart of the American Revolution and the Old State House was the headquarters where patriots formed important ideas about American democracy. This is where America's forefathers, led by Samuel Adams, debated British rule and taxation while clashing with the Royal Governor. The Old State House is the oldest and most important public building in the city. It has been around for almost 300 years and was the site of the 1770 Boston Massacre. This is also where the Declaration of Independence was read for the first time, includes the red velvet suit worn by John Hancock when he was sworn in as governor as well as a vial of tea from the Boston Tea Party and a musket used at the Battle of Lexington.

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