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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We chose to stay at Dave and Marsha's condo as our son was running in the Boston Marathon this year. The condo provided everything you would need and made us feel right at home. It was impeccably clean, comfortable and a relaxing oasis to return to after a long day of sightseeing around Boston. It is conveniently located right around the corner from the "T" (Ashmont Station) and a grocery store is minutes down the street. Great value as well - highly recommend!"
Guest: Megan B.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 27, 2015
"A great spot for seeing Boston - perfectly located within walking distance of history, shopping, restaurants, and sights. Super-safe neighborhood, clean apartment, and Lisa was wonderful to work with. Highly recommend!"
Guest: Kate G.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 17, 2015
Family visit during college graduation week - success!
"My wife and I brought three kids to Boston - ages 15, 7, and 5 - in order to attend graduation from law school for our oldest child. I chose the Skinny House for several reasons: (a) I wanted to be in Boston and experience the city and mingle with residents more than tourists; (b) I did not want to stay in a hotel for a week; (c) I wanted to be close to my aunt, who has an apartment in the North End; (d) I had briefly been in the North End on a prior visit and found it charming and safe; and finally and perhaps most importantly, I wanted to have the greatest chance that my entire family (even the youngsters) to remember fondly the entire vacation and I knew the Skinny House offered very good odds of that happening. I think I can confidently state that it was a resounding success and that the Skinny House definitely contributed substantially to both our vacation enjoyment as well as the chance that these days will be permanently etched in our collective memory. One thing definitely worth mentioning is that the weather was HOT during the entire week - in the low and mid 80s - and the house did get a bit warm and sticky at times. Several days had nice breezes and we were comfortable opening windows and the 'balcony' doors to let cooler breezes flow through. Other times we buttoned up the house and turned on both air conditioners (upper two floors) and the entire house would cool down to a tolerable level, with the upper two floors being downright cool. My wife complained about the need to go down two flights of stairs (one a tight spiral) in the middle of the night for bathroom visits but I thought it was fine - a very nice touch is that throughout the house are nightlights that come on in darkness and help softly light your way without needing to turn on any house lights. Our smaller kids loved the house and thought it was fun that so many people were stopping to take photos, and that we were across the street from a really cool cemetery. The house is a ten minute walk to a couple of T stops, but you could walk everywhere in Boston with cooperating weather and the North End already has so much of what visitors will want to see, it's a fabulous location!"
Guest: Paul RDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 3, 2015
"We loved this apartment! It was the prime location:) The booking process was simple and easy and I loved how the owner did not charge any extra fees, like most other people do. I would recommend this place to anyone looking to visit Boston. It says sleep 6, but could easily fit 8. The only thing I would say is the decor could use some updating, but for the price you really can't complain:) Thank you James for sharing your home with my family!"
Guest: KristinDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 10, 2014