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Top rated in Boston: 1 Bedroom hideaway on Beacon Hill!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible beds, 1 Bath, (Sleeps maximum of 4)

This 'writer's hideaway' on Beacon Hill has a special blend of modern convenience and historical character. Perfect for traveling families, parents visiting neighboring universities or a hotel alternative for business travel.

This sunny & comfortable unit includes a W Hotel bed, Apple TV, Geneva iPod sound system, complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, SMEG refrigerator, black & white tile in bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, bamboo kitchen floor, Samsung flat panel television, five windows (which open), and roof deck access. Our condo provides the perfect location for your Boston adventure and is close to everything the city has to offer. From Faneuil Hall to the North End, Charles Street antique shops to the Public Garden.

Our condo is located on the 4th floor of a quiet building, on a lovely tree lined street. Sleeping arrangements include a full size bed, twin sleeper sofa and twin air mattress. Guests always have the option of relaxing outside of the apartment on the building's private roof-deck. Important to note that there is no elevator in our building.

Payment through this VRBO page.

Our listing calendar shows availability. Rates are $185/night. Ask about weekly and monthly rates. One-time cleaning fee of $85. Ask about early or late check-ins and check-outs.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About The Owner

Software professional working in Boston.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why The Owner chose Boston

We love Boston and wanted a quiet hideaway to use on a whim.

What makes this condo unique

Sledding on the Boston Common or a swan boat tour in the Public Garden. Strolling along Charles Street or grabbing some Italian in the North End.

Amenities

Beacon Hill Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • sailing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(70 traveler reviews)

Top rated in Boston: 1 Bedroom hideaway on Beacon Hill!
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 70 reviews
5

Convenient location for exploring all Boston has to offer

  • 5 of 5

Overall, our stay at the rental in Beacon Hill was very good. It was the perfect location given our condensed travel schedule - convenient access to restaurants, historic sites, transit, and parks. The apartment was clean and comfortably furnished and definitely provides the city feel. The check-in and check-out process was simple. There were minor issues with cable and Wi-Fi but the issue was brought to Jeff's attention to correct. I would recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Awesome location!

  • 4 of 5

It was a little smaller than I expected and there is only an air conditioner in the kitchen so you have to keep it on and all doors open to cool down the apartment. Location was awesome! Would highly recommend for a couple, but more than that is a tight squeeze.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Comfortable stay in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 nights during a road trip through New England and loved the place. Everything was clean and very comfortable for 2 people. It's close to so many walk-able attractions, we walked everywhere we went for the 2 days we were there. There is also a great pizza place right on the corner of Temple Street, "Florina" that I highly recommend. You do have to climb some stairs to the unit but it was not an issue at all for us. I would definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location! Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this cozy place in Beacon Hill that has a great local feel to it. The location was perfect to access tons of sites. We could walk everywhere we wanted. The apartment worked well for the 4 of us with a 10 and 7 year old. Highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Location is the reason to stay here

  • 3 of 5

I'll start with a few critiques, which may or may not be important for some travelers. The apartment is dark; even with all lights on I could not read a book without additional light. Cleaning could be better, although it's not terrible; we found the bathroom a bit in need of a cleaning, and also killed a few silverfish in the kitchen. There's also a persistent smell, perhaps from previous cooking? Some air freshener would help. I felt like I was staying at a messy friend's place instead of a rental (which would be free, not $180 a night!) The bedding and towels were clean, but sheets were thin and worn out in places. The main double bed is ok but very squeaky. The fold out single is not good, just too thin a mattress and every spring is felt; I would not recommend using it. The walls could use a fresher, brighter paint job. Also the place is a bit hot, the air con works but just can't cool off the whole place. Finally, the washer and dryer are listed as amenities, but you don't find out til later that they cost $1.75 a load in quarters, and they are four floors away down a dingy basement hallway in a filthy room. We used them and they work fine, just was none too pleasant reading the sign warning about rats down there! We didn't see any.

Now the pluses. The apartment has everything needed, kitchenware, etc., so you can cook or reheat leftovers, etc. Nothing lacking there, even has instant coffee, sugar, salt, tea, etc.. Lots of guidebooks, other books, and games. It's also as quiet as a big city place can be; we heard sirens frequently but didn't hear neighbors ever. The location is the best thing, all tourist sites, restaurants, grocery stores, metro and train stations are within easy walking distance. Easy ride to Fenway, commuter rail outside the city, anywhere you need to go. We also used Uber twice and they had no trouble finding the place. We felt safe within the building, but there are many mentally ill homeless in the area, just have to be aware. We aren't big city people, so most people won't be bothered at all by this.

With a bit of work and some updates on furnishings and decor, plus a thorough super clean. this could be a really sweet place, perfect for enjoying the best of Boston.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very nice -- has everything you need -- and is in very good location. It's comfortable and clean.

One thing: There are three flights of steep flights of stairs and carrying heavy luggage up and down would be very hard.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Beacon Hill Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 21 2017 - Jul 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$89
$2,850
 
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
$89
$2,850
 
 
Marathon
Apr 13 2018 - Apr 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
Independence Day
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 9 2018
1 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$185
$2,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

One-Time Cleaning Fee $85

Cancellation Policy: Guest may cancel reservation under this Agreement no later then 25 days prior to check-in date, in which case Guest shall receive a full refund. If Guest cancels within 25 days of their reservation, a one-night fee is charged. ($185) All other payments are refunded.

Monthly reservations require one additional cleaning of $85 per month. This mid-month cleaning will be arranged at a date and time convenient to the guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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