Seating area with coffee maker and TVBathroom with stall shower
Room w/private entrance, 5 min. walk to Red Line.
Room w/private entrance, 5 min. walk to Red Line.

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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About this listing

The Chasen Residence is within walking distance of the Red Line Subway, UMass Boston, JFK Library, Boston Harborwalk, and several casual restaurants. This room has a private entrance and a private bathroom and is a 5 minute walk from the subway with direct connection to Park Street, MGH/Beacon Hill, Kendall Square, and Harvard Square. My wife, Samia, speaks French and Spanish. The House Manual has the answers to FAQ. I can send you a copy upon request.

The space

This north facing room is naturally bright with windows on three sides plus the door window. All windows have wood blinds for privacy. There are three ceiling lights, two behind the bed, which makes reading easy. There is a compact microwave, mini refrigerator, ironing board, and a coffee maker with 2 Starbucks French Roast K-cups provided per person per day. Please let us know if you want to substitute tea or decaf coffee. There are thermostats in the room to control the heat and air conditioning temperatures.

Guest access

The room has a private entrance direct from outside. Your PIN for the lock will be set to the last 4 digits of your phone number for easy recall. Instructions for entering your PIN to unlock the door and for locking the door when you go out are included in the House Manual.

Interaction with guests

Samia is very social and fluent in French, Spanish, and English should you have any questions during your stay. She is very knowledgeable about Boston and the surrounding areas. I speak only English but am also knowledgeable and available to answer any questions.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

There are pads provided for make-up removal. Please do not use the small face towels.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

27 Reviews

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Carol User Profile
August 2017
Great comfortable space with a private bath and entrance. Lots of care has been given to details that make guests feel pampered. Easy access to the T. Several restaurants and cafés within short walking distance. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful.

Thaïs User Profile
August 2017
My partner and I spent 5 days in Boston, it was amazing ! Frank's place was great : located in a nice area, close to downtown thanks to the subway and very cosy ! Frank and his wife were really nice hosts :) I warmly recommend this place to anyone who wants to visit Boston !

Mark User Profile
July 2017
Very Nice room! Good location, very close to the subway (5 minute walk). From there it's only four stops to downtown Boston. So it's a good stay to visit Boston. We have had a great time! Franklin and his wife are very nice and gave us a sweet welcome and all the information we need. They put more than enough bottles of water in the fridge! There is also a small terrace right outside the room if you like. The room has his own entrance so you will have all the privacy you need. There is a place to eat breakfast and a nice diner near the subway station so also only a 5 minutes walk. The beach is a 15 minutes walk as is the supermarket. We highly reccomend this room!!

Rebecca User Profile
July 2017
This is truly a great place. Frank was so helpful and the place was awesome. Very comfortable, full of homelike accommodations, and useful tips for people who aren't from the area. Would definitely recommend !

Steve User Profile
July 2017
I said I would stay at Frank's place again... and I did. Can't beat the value for all that you are getting (yeah, business economics) and being close to the Savin T station makes this a gem for me. They are at the top of a short hill from the T. Nice view of the city in the distance.

Steve User Profile
July 2017
Private and on a nice, quiet residential street. I stayed there on a business trip and would do it again. Great bed! Nice private bathroom. Upscale amenities. 3 minute walk to the T station into Boston. Beats the cost of a hotel room without giving up anything. Frank is a charming guy. Has that sort of permanent happiness about him.

Alisa User Profile
June 2017
Frank and Samia were very friendly and extremely accommodating. We arrived in pouring rain, and Frank graciously greeted us. The room was clean and well-stocked with anything you'd need for a short visit to Boston. He gave us the heads up about Sail Boston, which we weren't even aware was taking place that weekend. We grabbed some delicious breakfast from McKenna's Cafe in the morning, grabbed the T into Boston during the day, and had some drinks at Harp & Bard before turning in for the night. The bed was very comfortable, which was a nice surprise. We will definitely be sure to check in with Frank and Samia the next time we are heading up to Boston! Thank you!

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in September 2016
Franklin H. User ProfileFranklin H. is a superhost.

Samia is retired and loves to travel. She is fluent in French and Spanish and has visited many countries around the world. I work part-time in the IT department of a community health center and prefer to remain at home. We are very respectful of our guests privacy and readily available for any questions or needs.

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Response time: within an hour
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