Located in the heart of Boston, the walking CityStay in South End/Back Bay's vibrant historic district
Stay in Boston's Desirable South End / Back Bay
Stay in Boston's Desirable South End / Back Bay
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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The space

Stay minutes from Copley Square, in Boston's Back Bay/South End

Close proximity to convention centers! 5 min. walk to Hynes Convention Center, 10 min. cab ride to BCEC and Logan Airport

2 min walk to MBTA Orange Line (Back Bay station)

5 min walk to Newbury st. shops

10 min walk to Boston Common

5 min bike ride to Esplanade

15 min walk to Fenway park

Get the best of both world's with tons excitement right outside and a sound machine to cut through the city noise at night.

Flexible check-in/check-out. Access to full kitchen (with the exception of a dish washer), living room with TV and pull out couch and pop-up dinner table. This table is convenient for meals or doing work on your laptop. Bedroom has a queen size bed and full dresser. Wall AC unit in both living room and bedroom.

I am very happy to provide recommendations for your stay! Please don't hesitate to ask me for more suggestions about any of the following:

- Restaurants
- Historical / Educational / Family Activities
- Theater / Comedy Shows
- Night Life
- Events

Central location to everything Boston has to offer!
- Within minutes of the MBTA orange and green line.
- 15 min T-ride to TD Garden/North Station
- 15 min T-ride to Faneuil Hall

The Area:
- Explore the South End of Boston with beautiful brown stones, parks and delicious restaurants.

- Check out Boston's beautiful Charles River by doing a boat tour, kayaking or biking/running along the Esplanade.

Favorite restaurants by the apt:
- Toro (Tapas)
- Giacomo's (Delicious and affordable Italian - cash only)
- Picco (Flat breads and homemade ice cream)
- Lolitas (Mexican - delicious drinks)
Cafe's:
- Appleton Cafe
- Flour Bakery
- Madelein's
- L.A. Burdick

Groceries - Star Market is a 5-minute walk from the apartment. Located at 53 Huntington Ave. (head towards the Copley Place / Prudential connector bridge). Sells beer and wine.

Urban Grape - Just outside the apartment sells beer and wine

Top Boston Areas to visit:
- Newbury Street (Shopping)
- Beacon Hill (Filled with beautiful brown stones)
- Waterfront (Up and coming area)
- North End (Arrive hungry for Italian pastries)

Top attractions to check out:
- Boston Public Library
- Boston Harbor Islands
- Faneuil Hall Marketplace
- Boston Common / Boston Public Garden
- Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Freedom Trail
- Castle Island
- Old North Church
- Museum of Science
- Paul Revere House
- New England Aquarium
- USS Constitution Museum
- Old State House
- King's Chapel
- Boston Duck Tours

Lesser known awesome activities:
- Take a tour of Fenway Park
- Sam Adams Brewery Tour / Harpoon Brewery Tour
- Have a drink at the Top of the Hub
- Visit the Mapparium
- Codzilla (May - October)
- Kayak on the Charles River
- Boston Harbor Mini Speed Boats
- Rent a Hubway bike (across the Street from the apt.) and bike into Cambridge. Follow the bike path along Storrow Drive.
- Go to a comedy show at Laugh Boston
- Go bowling at Kings (no reservations so it’s usually a wait but they have tons of fun games like pool, shuffle board and ski ball)

Bars/Night Life:
- Clery’s (can’t beat the distance :P)
- Brahmin (5 mins. from the apartment)
- Yvonne’s (Downtown Crossing)
- Market (Faneuil Hall)
- Scholars (Faneuil Hall)
- Envoy Roof Top (Seaport)
- Tia’s (Waterfront, Great summer spot)

Transportation / Parking: The MBTA (T) Orange Line Back Bay Station is right around corner. Amtrak to NYC and other transportation available from there too. The MBTA (T) Green Line Copley Square Station is just one block further next to the Boston Public Library. Visit (URL HIDDEN) for more details.

Parking Garages: three within a block: two are located on Dartmouth Street. The intersection outside the apartment is Columbus Ave / Dartmouth Street. Streets that parallel Dartmouth are cleverly alphabetically named “A” - Arlington Street, “B” Berkeley Street, “C” Clarendon Street, “D” Dartmouth Street. The most affordable parking garage is right around the corner on Clarendon street (100 Clarendon Street - you’ll see Avis car rental in same location). Use that in (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps to easily find it.

Street Parking: metered parking on Columbus Ave - available until 6pm (it turns to resident parking and you need to have a sticker after 6pm). It’s free to park on holidays and Sundays.

Download the Park Boston mobile app and pay the meter from your phone! No need to worry about going back to your car to feed the meter!


Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Breakfast
TV

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 5PM
Self check-in with keypad

Cancellations

20 Reviews

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Peili User Profile
September 2017
This apartment is a really nice apartment. Location is wonderful. It's very clean. Definitely recommend.

Cassie User Profile
September 2017
Alicia's place was wonderful! The location was perfect. I was able to walk everywhere I wanted to go (Boston Commons, the North End, the Public Library, Newbury Street, Copley Sq). There are many things to do right outside the door. Tons of great restaurants within feet of the apartment. The neighborhood felt very safe with many families around.

Abigail User Profile
September 2017
***Warning, noisy!*** Yes, this neighborhood is so cute and central. Yes, Alicia was a perfect host and super helpful and communicative. We had a great weekend, but if we would have known this apartment was directly above a bumpin', line-down-the-street-to-get-in strip of bars, we would have spent the same amount of money on a hotel. Alicia was wonderful and gave earbuds and noise machines but we ended up feeling like there was a reason this apartment is an AirBnb instead of a full time apartment and the amount of money we spent could have been better spent elsewhere.

Kathleen User Profile
September 2017
Alicia's place was great! So clean and decorated so nice! Alicia was a great host, she has a book w all suggestions of great restaurants and things to do! She supplied towels and even toiletries if we forgot anything! Our next trip to Boston we will definitely stay at Alicia's! Thanks so much Alicia!

Victor User Profile
August 2017
The host canceled this reservation 29 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Kate User Profile
August 2017
Being from the area, I knew Alicia's place was centrally located and it worked out perfectly! We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend her place if you're visiting Boston! She also had great recommendations for restaurants and things to do in the area!

Jason User Profile
August 2017
We were visiting Boston for the first time for my 40th birthday and could not have been happier with Alicia's place. Perfect location, plenty of food and drink options in the neighborhood, and just a block from the T line. Everything was very clean. She took great care to make sure we had everything we needed for a great stay and she put together a binder with clear instructions for everything and some of her own recommendations for places to go. There's a bit of noise at night from the bar down below, but she provided ear plugs, and the bed was so comfortable that I slept through it anyways. Everything was fantastic and I'd love to stay here again!

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in April 2012
Alicia User Profile
Hi everyone! I've lived in Boston for a few years now and absolutely love it. There's always a great event going on and a new restaurant to try. Some of my favorites are Lolita's (Mexican) in Back Bay and Toro (amazing tapas) and Coppa (Italian) in the South End. I'm out-go…
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