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Comfort in Historic Melville Park 1

Susan User Profile

Comfort in Historic Melville Park 1

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Susan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The space

Fireplaces, the Freedom Trail and Frog Pond – Oh My!
Fully furnished guest rooms and common spaces with utilities included, you can’t beat this 5-star B&B for your short-term or extended stay.
Enjoy the best of Boston at my lovely, Victorian B&B. This 1860's Painted Lady has 3 private bedrooms in a three story residence (see Comfort in Historic Melville Park 1, 2 & 3), gracious parlor, dining room and large kitchen.
This B&B is ideal for international tourists, graduate students, visiting professors and professionals on short or long-term assignments. Close proximity to the city center. Three minute walk to the Red Line T station which transports you to the J.F.K. Library, UMass Boston, Harvard, MIT and Mass General Hospital without the need to transfer on transit lines, the Boston Convention Center, countless college campuses, Copley Square, Downtown Boston shopping and cultural sites. Practically door-to-door subway service to and from Logan Airport and South Station (Amtrak).
Free on-street parking. Restaurants, pubs, groceries, banks, post office and laundry are nearby. Great jogging area, close proximity to the harbor, the beach and two golf courses. Close to Routes 90W -Mass Pike, 93 & 95. Short-term or long-term stays.
B&B services and amenities include: Professionally Laundered Sheets & Towels, Premium Brand Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Shaving Cream, Lotion and Hair Dryers. All guest rooms have ample space for additional companion accommodations on air mattresses, bring your own or no charge for air mattress provided by host.
Additional Amenities & Details
-Free, fast, reliable wireless internet
-Free, on-street parking
-Use of refrigerator and preparation equipment available for extended stay guests.
-Relax and enjoy parlor and dining rooms, both with fireplaces
B&B is owned by a former hospitality executive who knows gracious accommodations, comfort, and service.

Please complete an Airbnb profile with photo and verifications. Drivers license / state I.D. or passport must be presented upon arrival.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 10AM


155 Reviews

Ninad User Profile
May 2018
Susan and Zoe (woof woof!) are warm, kind hosts and we had a really good relaxing stay at her house. The location, while being conveniently close to downtown Boston, is charming, peaceful and just the kind of place we required to unwind after a heavy day of sightseeing!
Spencer User Profile
May 2018
Susan is an amazing host. She is a fantastic resource if you’re new to the area or just visiting. It felt as if I were staying at a life long friends place. Susan was very flexible with my arrival and often baked delicious treats. I enjoyed getting to know her and Zoe(her dog). I…
Shawn User Profile
April 2018
Our stay with Susan was great. We really enjoyed meeting her and her dog, Zoe. Susan is a wonderful host and treated us like old friends. The room was very comfortable, and we had everything we needed and more. Her homemade treats - granola and pumpkin bread - are most delicious…
Elliot User Profile
April 2018
Susan is the best. Hands down top host - and we’ve stayed at several Air BnB’s! Her directions are clear from start to finish, her home is beautifully maintained and clean, but most importantly she cares about her guests. Her homemade treats are delicious!!! Wish I could give you…
Sean User Profile
April 2018
You will not be disappointed by a choice to stay with Susan in Dorchester. She is the perfect hostess. She and her home are warm and welcoming. She is able to provide that fine balance of "being present to/for you" as well as "space to be alone." And when she bakes or prepares br…
Linaeya User Profile
April 2018
We had a great time. Thanks Susan!
Bryan User Profile
March 2018
Susan's place is absolutely one of the best places to stay in Boston. Her home is a beautiful Victorian, with comfortable amenities and she prioritizes cleanliness. The guest bathroom, bedroom, and the kitchen where you can have breakfast and some coffee or tea are all organized…

Hosted by Susan

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Susan User Profile
397 Reviews
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Susan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello, Hospitality is my life, and that is proven in my extensive career in the hotel business, as CEO of a private dining and events management firm and currently as an executive trainer and consultant in the field of American business etiquette and international protocol. …
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