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Great for Families Near Harvard Cambridge

(12 Reviews)

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Last updated: 11/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 -bedroom, 1 bath. 2nd Floor. + 1 other 1 bedroom and a room

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Enjoy this comfortable one-bedroom apartment in a multi-unit house on a quiet street in Cambridge, with shiny hardwood floors and a simple, pleasant contemporary decor. This modest unit contains: a bedroom with queen bed,
a queen sleep sofa in the living room, single futon bed in the dining area, another futon mattress can added, a full kitchen for light cooking a full bath with tub and shower.

For larger parties the apartment can be rented with the adjoining room which contains a queen bed plus private bath.

The owner, who speaks English and French, operates a small yoga studio and healing center on site, and guests are welcome to join her for a class.
NOTE: You will occasionally hear her students arrive and depart.

Take a quick walk to Lesley College, a 10-minute walk to parts of Harvard University, or a 15-minute walk to Harvard Square. Residing in Porter Square, you will enjoy many restaurants offering a variety of cuisine's, as well as unique local shops. The Porter Square subway is 2 blocks away. You may reserve off-street parking for a small fee. All linens and kitchen supplies provided.


ALSO NOTE: The private entry is from the exterior walkway via one flight of iron grate stairs. Due to allergies of adjourning neighbors cooking of food with strong odor, like fish, are discouraged.
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(617) 720-0522 (Massachusetts, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 11/18/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    1 queen in bedroom.other beds elsewhere...moreless

  • Bedroom, queen bed Living room has a queen sleep sofa. Dining room has a single futon bed. Also a single futon mattress. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • full bath with tub and shower

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Downtown

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    window units...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    in basement common area...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    has a queen sleep sofa and a futon...moreless

  • Parking:

    Small fee on-site parking. Must be reserved....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    in basement common area...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Nov 15 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$155
$977

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Spring
Apr 1 - Apr 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$185
$1,166

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Marathon
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2017
4 night min stay
$265
$1,486

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Apr 18 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$185
$1,166
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$185
$1,166

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Additional guest over 2 $25
  • Booking fee $25
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rate based on up to 2 guests. Additional guest $25/night. Maximum 5.

CANCELLATION POLICIES:

BOOKING FEE: $25 Nonrefundable.

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: (January through August, November and December except special event dates Minimum $25 applies to all cancellations regardless of the cancellation date. If you cancel more than two weeks prior to your arrival date, the fee is $25. If you cancel two weeks to 24 hours prior to your arrival date, you are responsible for 50% of each of those nights not rebooked. If you cancel within 24 hours, the first canceled night is nonrefundable. The policy applies to shortened stays. If you shorten your stay during occupancy, the cancellation policy applies plus one night is nonrefundable.

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY: (Boston Marathon in mid-April, Graduation periods from mid-May through early June, and the Fall season in September and October) Minimum $100 applies to all cancellations regardless of the cancellation date. The fee is $100 if you cancel more than one month prior to your arrival date. Your reservation is non refundable for those nights not rebooked if you cancel one month or less prior to your arrival. This policy applies to shortened stays. If you shorten your stay during occupancy, the cancellation policy applies plus one night is non refundable.

SHORTENED STAYS: If a one week reservation is shortened, the rate reverts to the appropriate nightly rate.

PRORATED RATE: Weekly and monthly rates are prorated for extra days.

ONE NIGHT CANCELLATION POLICY: Must be paid in full in advance and is nonrefundable.

PAYMENT: 50% and $25 booking fee at time of booking. The balance is due 2 weeks prior to arrival. During special events and Fall, balance is due one month prior to arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 11/18/2016
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
many
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, subway 2 blocks, Blue line at Porter Sq
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
R 93
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
many

Car: Not Necessary

Vibrant, fun neighborhood with many restaurants and shops; 2 blocks to the subway and 1 stop to Harvard, 3 to MIT, 4 to Beacon Hill and 5 to the Freedom Trail.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I am the owner of a small local and reputable company representing accommodations in Metro Boston since 1981 and a long-standing member of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Massachusetts Lodging Association and Professional Association of Innkeepers International. We own, manage and work closely with each property owner to ensure that they meet safety standards, are well maintained, clean and in desirable locations, giving you comfort in knowing there are no scams and meeting your expectations. Our team at Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony have detailed knowledge of the accommodations and locations. We encourage phone conversations, give personal attention to each inquiry, and are totally committed to providing each guest with exceptional quality, value and customer service.


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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 11/18/2016

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VRBO #459254

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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