Enjoy a cozy, quiet room with a private bath on the second floor. There are three large windows, a comfortable queen bed (people have asked us for the brand so they can buy one), large closet, and dresser are there for your use. There is a full private bath just down the hall exclusively for this room. Clean linens, towels, hair dryer and soap provided. Room is secure with its own lock and key.
Light breakfast of coffee, tea, oatmeal, cereal and english muffins provided.
Welcome to The Roost in the artsy and fun neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, Boston!
Our 1846 single-family home has three cozy, spotless bedrooms available. See also The Lion: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1167221?preview=&sug=50 and The Fox : https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1885825?preview=&sug=50
Down a private drive in the greenest neighborhood of Boston, we’re just five minutes from Jamaica Plain (known as “JP”) city center and only blocks away from two of the areas largest parks: the Arnold Arboretum and Jamaica Pond. Easy access to downtown on the Orange Line, walking distance to either Green Street or Forest Hills Station. This friendly, diverse neighborhood hosts great restaurants welcoming pubs, shops, bakeries, and galleries. We also proudly boast the Sam Adams Brewery, which is open for tours and tastings. Fiore’s is a delicious vegan friendly coffee shop right around the corner. Hubway is conveniently located one block away for bicycle rentals: May-October.
Guests may store food in refrigerator and use microwave in kitchen provided that you PLEASE remove all food upon your departure and label the food with your room name (elephant, fox or lion). Tea and coffee available. We can not provide laundry access however there is a laundromat on Rossmore Road about a half mile away. Living room may or may not be available as we sometimes use that space for work. Front and back yard are available to guests, please enter and exit through the front door only.
Interaction with guests
Robin and Jose are available to answer questions and greet arrivals when possible. We encourage guests to message us with ANY concerns or questions either through text or airbnb messaging.
Other things to note
First Thursday of the month is an Art Walk here in JP. JP is short for Jamaica Plain!
This is a non smoking house. Quiet hours are from 10pm until 8am. Cars must be parked within fence so as not to block neighbors driveway. One parking spot only per room. Please don't use the kitchen for cooking as cleanliness becomes difficult to maintain with the velocity of guests that we host. We welcome you to have breakfast at your leisure. Please place dirty dishes in the dishwasher unless it’s full of clean dishes!We look forward to having you! Boston is a terrific city and we are walking distance to public transportation and many wonderful shops and restaurants. Check out our reviews.
From Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, Robin moved to Boston in 1988. She loved the history, public transportation, intellectual curiosity and art. Robin has a passion for good food, wine, art, travel and meeting people. She partners with Jose for hosting. Jose grew up in a 9 room inn and is very experienced with creating a comfortable and welcoming experience for guests.