Room in Beautiful Townhouse /F

House - Private room · Park St, Boston, MA 02122, United States

Letter F you will see on the door, second floor

Your host, Hermina
18 Reviews
Response rate: 93%
Response time: within an hour

Letter F you will see on the door, second floor

The Space

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of over 6 square miles in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630.
The Townhouse is an addition to Beautiful Victorian house built on 1848 (front main house)
This is not the wealthiest part of Boston, yet very convenient , affordable and save location to the city center, Downtown, Cambridge, Harvard Square, MIT, ocean, South Shore
The townhouse is behind the main house. Can accommodate 4-6 people.
Location to public transportation: 4 min to walk to the T- red line Fields Corner stop. Red line is the most convenient line in Boston which connects you to any directions you need to go. The South Station is the 5th stop from the house and next one is Downtown Crossing stop, continues to Mass General Hospital, MIT, Harvard on the same line direct.
Things to do in Dorchester area:
You can end your day in the ocean for sunbath, swim or nice walk in Castle Island (Historical site). JFK Library and Museum, UMASS Boston are in Dorchester two stops from the house.
Interior: Warm and colorful walls. Kitchen has dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker
This bed room has a queen size bed, closet
Wireless internet access, cable TV, home phone for you to make local calls and Canada for free

Parking: unlimited (privilege for the area).
From Logan airport: you can have a free ride by taking the Silver line and changing to T-red line Ashmont train, outbound to the Fields corner. Taxi will cost $35+tip
From the South Station: T-red line Ashmont train, outbound to Fields corner it may be $15-20,
Safety: It is save to walk from T station to the house even late nights.
In front of the house is a Vietnamese Buddhist center and the back of the house is the of the branch of Boston police station. It is very safe between two of them :)
~ The highway (93) and the Mass Pike (90) are a short drive away.

You will have clean bed sheets, Towels, Hair dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Maps

The library, shopping and eating places just around the corner (Blarney Stone is a nice place to eat on the corner).

About a 5-10 min quick drive gets you to South Bay shopping center, where there is a supermarket, large Asian grocery store, Target, Home Depot, Marshall's, Office Max, Best Buy and Old Navy. There are also neighborhood shops on the plaza if you need something and a grocery store the very last one on the plaza.
From T-Andrew Station shuttle bus takes you to South Bay shopping mall area.

Guest Access

Kitchen, common areas

Interaction with Guests

Email, phone, in person

The Neighborhood

save, mixed race

Getting around

T-red line is the best, is 4 min to walk from the house

Other Things to Note

Internet cod on the fridge,
I just ask to take off the bed sheets that everyone is sure they are washed after each use.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $10
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Everything was as advertised. I had a quaint, clean room with a king size bed. The appliances were in good working order. My only 2 minor issues were A) being notified that the other room was occupied when I arrived (fortunately they were a very nice couple from San Francisco) and B) No sports channels of any kind in the cable package (not even regular ESPN). I'm sure its a cable company package thing, I just found it very odd. Lucky for me, the bar across the street had good food and reasonable drink prices. Overall my stay was enjoyable and I would stay again.

    June 2014
  • My daughter and I stayed here and felt very much at home. The accommodations were comfortable. Hermina was actually out of town during our stay, but she had someone who was available if needed. I greatly appreciated Hermina's detailed notes and directions prior to arrival regarding subways, trains, etc.

    November 2013
    Response from Hermina:

    Thank you Lori, glad to hear that

    November 2013
  • Beautiful apartment style home. Very comfortable. Host was very nice and considerate. I would definitely stay here again.

    October 2013
  • Great host!

    October 2013
  • Hermina's space is clean, safe, and convenient. Although it is outside the downtown core, the trains run quite close by. It had all the amenities we needed and Hermina was friendly and helpful.

    August 2013
  • Me and girlfriend visited Boston last WE and spent a night at Hermina's house. The place is great and exactly as described on AirBnB, safe, convenient, recently renovated... I would just say that only one of the two bedrooms has the AC. If you plan to come during summer, I'd recommend you ask to Hermina which room you will have.

    July 2013
  • Very nice!

    September 2012
  • Hermina was a great host- the whole process was very easy and the apartment was in a great location- 2 blocks from the T that takes you into downtown Boston in 10-15 mins tops. The apartment itself was homely and clean. Just a heads up- I did not notice air conditioning in the rooms but there were fans. Just something to consider for the middle of the summer. It was comfortable when we stayed. Linens and towels were provided as well as breakfast items. Hermina was very communicative and helpful. Overall, a great experience and I would recommend it to future travelers.

    June 2012
  • Tolle Erfahrung. Hermina war eine gute Gastgeberin. Die Zimmer waren schön und groß, Frühstück nach Wahl. Tolle andere Hausgäste. Würde ich noch einmal jedem Hotel in Boston vorziehen.

    May 2012
  • Extremely convenient for traveling into Boston without a car. Nice, clean facilities in well-maintained house. As single female, felt safe and welcomed here. Excellent night's sleep. Good value-for-money.

    November 2011
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Originally from Armenia, I live in Boston last 15 years. My house is one of many beautiful Victorian houses in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston/Dorchester. The house is beautiful, big, clean and colors are my addition to its charm. I love colors you can see it in the pictures. I love the idea of B&B and now I have chance to host people from the world in my own house. I love traveling and the experience of meeting locals and one way of doing it, is where do you stay. I share what I know about Boston with pleasure and sometimes I learn from travelers what they discovered in Boston.
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