About This Listing
Tranquil oasis in popular Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain. Very private one room studio, with private entrance, full kitchen and bathroom. Private deck overlooking trees and backyard gardens. Full bed with bedside table and reading lamp. Internet and cable TV. Two short blocks to subway stop for direct and fast access to New England Medical Center, Mass. General Hospital, downtown Boston, Cambridge, South Station, North Station and the Airport. Five minutes to No. 39 Bus which takes you to Longwood Medical area including Brigham and Women's Hospital; Children's Hospital; Harvard School of Public Health, Northeastern University, Museum of Fine Arts,Fenway Park, Copley Square, and downtown Boston. Popular coffee shop doors away. Near excellent ethnic and American restaurants; pharmacy, groceries, laundry, beauty salons, barbers, spa, GYM, post office, libraries, two popular second hand shops, Boston style pubs, bike rental, etc. Less than 10 minutes to beautiful, popular Jamaica Pond, a short bus ride to world reknown Arnold Arboretum. Safe and quiet.
Interaction with Guests
We respect our guests' privacy so after an initial meeting to check in we keep out of your way.
International guests: Please make sure your visa/work permits are in order. We cannot refund your money if you are unable to come because your paperwork was not in order. No smoking indoors, only on the deck. No pets. Will consider a small cat or dog. Come and go as you please. No loud music please. Own housekeeping during your stay. Linens, towels and kitchen linens provided. We leave you with enough basic supplies such as toilet paper, coffee, etc., but if you need more, the understanding is that you will buy them yourself. That is how we keep our prices low. Coffee, tea and cocoa provided free. Additional breakfast for initial morning can be purchased for an additional fee of $10-20. Only 2 adults allowed - will consider small child with parents. IF YOU BRING IN AN ADDITIONAL PERSON, YOU WILL BE EVICTED IMMEDIATELY. THIS IS FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND BECAUSE OF CITY LAWS. THE PLACE IS TOO SMALL FOR MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE. Please request a cot if needed. Also be aware that we work during the day and cannot always let you in before 5 pm. However, we will make every reasonable effort to get you in as soon as possible. Finally, please be mindful that this is a guest house, NOT a hotel. We are better than a hotel because we offer way lower prices and a place that is like home. However, please take care of the place, don't shine your shoes with the towels (we provide a shoe-shine kit) and just generally be as mindful as if you were staying in a relative's home. Thank you for your consideration.
My boyfriend and I really enjoyed staying at Maria's! She is a responsible and considerate host.
The room is clean, and exactly as described.And it is very close to the subway station.
El espacio del cuarto y su total independencia lo hicieron muy agradable, Un cuarto muy completo y nos hizo sentir que estabamos como en casa.
Gracias Letty por su recomendacion. De veras que me da pena que dude de sus intenciones que estuvieron un poco tarde pero hemos tenido unas experiencias un poco malas ultimamente donde los huespedes tenian expectativas de poder llegar a todas horas, etc., como si fuera un hotel de cadena donde estan habiertos por 24 horas. Si alguna vez quieran volver a
Boston les daremos una rebaja por ser tan gentiles. Atentamente, Maria Elena
Comfortable and cosy appartement on the top floor of the house. Jamaica Plains is a pretty neighbourhood and very well located to downtown Boston through the subway system, which is just a few blocks away. Maria is very welcoming host and will provide you with necessary tips and guidelines. Would definitely recommend to stay here.
The accommodations are exactly as described and pictured and are very comfortable and homey. It's a great place. The hosts are delightful, responsive, and give personal space and privacy. The neighborhood and environs are great.
This was my third stay at Treetop Haven. As always, it was a joy. Maria Elena keeps the apartment clean and cozy, with all of the amenities required for a comfortable stay. Jamaica Plain is a great neighborhood to explore and has wonderful dining and shopping options. Plus, it's super easy to get to the downtown Boston sites on the orange line. Treetop Haven is my first choice when I visit Boston.
I've had a very enjoyable stay. Maria Elena and her family cared for all things well. A folder with a lot of valuable information about Jamaica Plain was very helpful for getting to know the JP area. A nearby Stop + Shop helped holding the costs low.
Getting around from there with the T and buses was easy, once you've known the best routes and connections. To the T it's a 2 minute walk downhill, to the bus 3 minutes uphill.
The room was as described. To have several windows is great for fresh air when needed. The neighbourhood is quite, you can hear the birds more often than anything else.
Maria Elena is a great host that was always there to answer questions when we had them and has a very friendly nature to her. The place is just as it is described. It is a cozy studio on the third floor in a GREAT location of town. The studio was clean and had everything we needed. It has a full set of kitchen supplies. Maria Elena made sure to provide us with an extra heater since this winter was terrible in Boston. The unit is five minutes from the orange line and has lots of little restaurants in walking distance. This place is really great and I would recommend it to all my friends!
About the Host, Maria Elena
We are teachers with two school age children. We are multi-racial, multi-ethnic and value diversity of all kinds. We love to learn about other people and cultures but are also very discreet and private. We speak English, French, Spanish, German and some Portugues.
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