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About this listing

Very convenient, safe place. T-red line 4 min to walk, everything you need is around the corner (shopping, restaurants, pub, cafe'

The space

Room H: It is on back of the house, has separate entrance, big, sunny room a few steps down, on the lower level of the townhouse, shared bathroom. There is a portable AC for hot summer days. The entrance is from the patio on the very back of the house. Can accommodate 3-4 people. There is a queen size bed and open sleep Ikea futon.

Wireless internet access, cable TV, fridge, French press for coffee, electric teapot, microwave. Towels, shampoo, conditioner provided
Parking: on street, free, unlimited (privilege for Boston).
Safety: It is safe to walk from T station to the house even late nights. The street is bright at nights and there are businesses open late night, eating places open late

The library, shopping and eating places just around the corner (Blarney Stone is a nice place to eat on the corner). Good Vietnamese restaurant to the right from the house (3 min to walk). A new cafe' "Homestead" and "Chill on Park"good places for breakfast.
About a 5-10 min quick drive gets you to South Bay shopping center, where there is a supermarket, 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

Coin operated laundry; 4 coins for washing, 5 for drying, detergent provided

No cleaning fee, please change the bed sheets and take the trash out before you leave (I really appreciate this help)

Interaction with guests

e-mail, phone, text, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), Viber, in person when I'm at home,
Check in 4pm -2am and check out 10am. (if you need to drop off your bags before of leave after hours let me know to arrange it for you)
After reservation please provide your arrival and departure time for logistics

Other things to note

Two houses attached, very convenient, safe and affordable place, close location to the city center, Cambridge, Harvard Square, MIT, ocean, South Shore
Restaurants, shops, are around the corner and open late. The ocean is at the end of the street and Castle Island 7 min to drive. JFK library and museum, UMASS Boston is 2 stops by T-red line than free shuttle bus ride
Free, unlimited on street parking. Dorchester is a historical neighbourhood with historical houses . Airbnb helps to discover Boston neighborhoods where you would not be otherwise as a tourist.


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 5PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $100
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 5PM - 12AM (midnight)

Check-in starts from 3:00 pm, and checkout 11:00 am.(if you are going to be late please text me) For your convenience even before the room is ready you may bring bags in before check in time or leave it after check out to pick up later. Let me know to arrange it. After reservation please send me your arrival and departure time for logistics
Help yourself coffee or tea anytime
NO shoes to the second floor
Keep the volume low before 8am and after 10pm
Close the doors gently
No shower after 11:30pm
No laundry after before 9am and after 8pm
Keep the kitchen in a decent condition after your use
Close the shower curtain properly, no water or hair around after you please.
On the sink there is a towel you can use it to dry
Turn off the light when you leave the room/house
Take the trash out from the room "BLUE BOX" recycling
I appreciate your being a good guest and wish you a pleasant stay


Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Availability
1 night minimum stay

195 Reviews


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Barbara User Profile
June 2017
My room was clean and comfortable. The ceiling fan kept the room cooler at night. The house is very close to the redline which is why I stayed there. Hermina doesn't respond to texts but was easy to talk to in person and made sure I was comfortable.

Xi User Profile
June 2017
Very helpful host!

Athena User Profile
May 2017
It is close to the Red Line Station, restaurants and super markets. Good for short stay in Boston. While there were full house guests, the host provided a microwave for my convenience.

Bobby User Profile
May 2017
Great place Hermina is a great host and is a 5 minute walk to the subway

Claire User Profile
May 2017
Hermina's place is 5 mins walk from Fields Corner red line subway station. It's very convenient, with a lot of food places around. Room A that I stayed in is very spacious and comfortable for my family. We had all the facilities that we needed. No trouble communicating with Hermina at all!

Eric User Profile
May 2017
The host canceled this reservation 10 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Meghan User Profile
May 2017
Hermina's place is 4 mins walk to Fields Corner Red Line T station which brings you directly to South Station and Harvard. You can find some Chinese takeouts, piza and a bar on the way to train station. We were given the attic room, spacious but the stairs to the room is steep and narrow. May not be suitable for children and people with huge and heavy luggage. Room was cold on the night we arrived but she provided us with a mobile heater the next day so it was okay.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Joined in May 2010
Hermina User Profile

Originally from Armenia, I live in Boston for many years. My house is one of many beautiful Victorian houses in 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. Traveling is part of my life and staying with family opens chance to meet local people.
I share what I know about Boston with pleasure and sometimes I learn from travelers what they discovered in Boston.

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Response time: within an hour
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