Location: We are on Prospect Hill, 1.4 miles to Harvard Sq.; 1.3 to Central Sq.; 2.0 to Tufts University, 2.3 to MIT, and 2.6 to downtown Boston. Steps from fabled Union Square. with cafés, pubs, live music, Best-of-Boston restaurants, ethnic grocers, gym, 2 yoga studios, three craft breweries and community acupuncture. Neighborhood is friendly, diverse and the safest in Somerville. (See Guidebook tab, upper right on this page.)
Description: Pleasant room in a Victorian home on the hill where the first American flag was flown. Glorious morning sun. Queen-sized bed. Shared bathroom. Interior of home has been restored and exterior is in process.
Transportation: Ample on-street parking. 6-minute walk to 7 bus lines including direct lines to the Orange, Red, and Green Subway Lines (10-minute rides), MIT, Harvard, Tufts University, Boston University, Freedom Trail, Fenway Park, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Harvard Medical School, Central Square, Davis Square, Kendall Square, Innman Square, Copley Square, Harvard Square, and downtown. Hubway bicycle rentals in Union Square: $6 for one day and $12 for two days.
Breakfast: Select crumpets, bagels, muffins, juice, coffee, tea, and dairy and soy milk. No additional charge.
Amenities: Broadband wifi, central HVAC, free laundry facilities for longer-term guests.
The room accommodates two people.