Beautiful Victorian House/Room D

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

I'm working professional woman, originally from Armenia. Live in this Victorian house since year 2000. It's very convenient and save location to the city center

Your host, Hermina
57 Reviews
Response rate: 92%
Response time: within an hour

I'm working professional woman, originally from Armenia. Live in this Victorian house since year 2000. It's very convenient and save location to the city center

The Space

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630.
The house is beautiful Victorian house built on 1848
The neighborhood has a mixed population,
Downtown, Cambridge, Harvard Square, MIT, ocean, South Shore by the T-red line direct (the stop is Field’s corner)
The house: is big and spacious on three floors and attached Townhouse behind the main house. There are 5 bedrooms and 2,5 bathrooms.
Room D: Big room, with ceiling fan, queen size bed, closet, shared bathroom. (Possible to accommodate the third person with real single mattress on the floor)
TRANSPORTATION: 4 min to walk to the T- red line Fields Corner stop. Red line is the most convenient line in Boston which connects to any directions in the city and airport.
The South Station is the 5th stop from the house and next one is Downtown Crossing stop,
In the summer, you can end your day in the ocean for sunbath, swim or nice walk in historic Castle Island. UMASS Boston and JFK Library and Museum are two stops from the house and shuttle from the JFK stop takes you there for free.
Interior: beautiful hardwood floors, warm and colorful. Kitchen has dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker
The room has a comfortable queen size bed
Wireless internet access, cable TV, home phone for you to make local calls (USA and Canada).
PARKING: unlimited (privilege for the area).
From Logan airport: you can have a free ride from the airport by taking the Silver line and changing to T-red line in South Station to outbound Ashmont train, to the Fields corner.
Taxi will cost around $35+tip
From the South Station: T-red line outbound Ashmont train, outbound to Fields corner,
Taxi may be $15-20,
Safety: It is safe to walk from T station to the house even late at night.
In front of the house is a Vietnamese Buddhist center and the back of the house is 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.
Amenities: You will have clean bed sheets, towels, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, maps, light breakfast, coffee and tea (help yourself like at home)
The library, shopping and eating places just around the corner (Blarney Stone is a nice place to eat on the corner, Vietnamese restaurant on the intersections of Park St and Adams St., Pizza place on Dorchester Ave, stores on the plaza).
4 min to walk to T-red line, the best and fast in Boston
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.
By T: From T-Andrew Station shuttle bus takes you to the South Bay shopping mall area.

Guest Access

Dining room, living room, kitchen, balcony, patio

Interaction with Guests

e-mail, phone, (website hidden)

The Neighborhood

Save, conveninet

Getting around

T-red line, the bst line in Boston

Other Things to Note

There are nice eating places ans shopps around the cornt and they are open late hours

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
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Flexible
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Hermina's house was well-equipped and had a pleasant stay as well! Very close to the red-line which can get you to a lot of places in Boston. The room can get a bit warm in the summer, but definitely bearable.

    July 2014
  • I visited Boston just 2 days but i love it very (website hidden) was very wonderful for me. I stayed in very sweety home.Thank you.

    June 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Nice to hear that you had a good time, Dear Tang
    thank you

    June 2014
  • We haven't met Hermina, but everything was arranged perfectly. We booked just 30 minutes in advance and called Hermina. She send us an email with further instructions. We had room D, a very nice and large room. The house was located close to the T, so it was easy to get to the center of Boston (about 20min). We could park our car on the street (for free), just make sure that you check the tow signs!

    We would recommend this place for your stay in Boston!

    Thanks Hermina!

    June 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Thank you, I'm glad you had a god stay

    June 2014
  • Hermina is a wonderful host. We needed a place to stay until our apartment is ready to move in. Hermina and Donna have made our stay very enjoyable. The only bit of down side is the apt could be really warm in the summer and we could not figure out our the AC work.

    June 2014
  • We had a great stay at Hermina's place. The location is easy to find and good to reach with public transportation. We had all necessary information before we arrived.
    The house has a couple of rooms for guests and includes a kitchen that can be used. I recommend it.

    May 2014
  • Host was apparently out of town but Donna, the "housemother", was in charge. Had a very nice stay at Hermina's house; large room, wonderful bed, plenty of items for breakfast; location is about 15-20 ins from downtown Boston. Neighborhood was OK bur parking during the daytime is very, very difficult as the streets of Boston (Dorchester is an old area) are narrow and mostly one way. Street parking at night time was OK. All in all she has a lovely home and I would certainly recommend it again.

    May 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Dear Sephen, thank you very mocu for the coments, I'll consider it

    May 2014
  • The annouce reflects the reality, moreover the house is very clean, room is confortable, kitchen is fully equipped and washing machine available and can be used by the guests.
    We recommend this announce.

    April 2014
  • Lovely house, clean and roomy. The only problem I had was checking in. The bed in my room had obviously been slept in and sheets weren't changed. I tried calling Hermina only to find out that her number is an international number and I tried calling Donna the caretaker but kept getting her voicemail. I had to send an email and eventually got a response. It all got straightened out but that meant I was late for my meeting etc

    Other than that, I enjoyed my stay

    February 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Sorry, for the confusion, Donna is always responsive and me most of the time I check my emails unless the time difference, which was the case
    thank you

    February 2014
  • Very well furnished house with everything you need, even a laundry machine and a dryer which i appreciated a lot. Friendly atmosphere in the house with other lovely guests and especially Donna, Herminas helper, did everything to fullfill our wishes. I can just recommend this place for a stay at Boston.

    January 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Thank you Barbara, I'm glad to hear that. I'm really happy that Donna is lovely and everyone like her very much and I can trust her when I travel

    January 2014
  • My boyfriend & I enjoyed our stay at Hermina's beautiful home. Thank you very much. Donna was very helpful, and was very quick to respond to any questions or concerns. We stayed in room D and it was was nice roomy and clean.
    It is very close to the train station.
    If you need a place to stay in BOSTON stay here. You will love it.

    December 2013
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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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