Charming Cozy BR's, Townhouse

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Park St, Boston, MA 02122, United States

Very convenient location to the city center and South Shore, Cape Cod, JFK library and Museum, UMASS Boston
It is quiet unless the police behind sometimes (but that make you feel you are in a safest place you could be). T-red line 4 min to walk

Your host, Hermina
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Very convenient location to the city center and South Shore, Cape Cod, JFK library and Museum, UMASS Boston
It is quiet unless the police behind sometimes (but that make you feel you are in a safest place you could be). T-red line 4 min to walk

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
One bed room has a king size bed, the second one queen has a size bed, and sleep sofa in the living room.
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.

The apartment: two bedrooms, one has king size bed, the second one has queen bed you will have clean bed sheets, towels, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, maps

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

Dinning room, living room, kitchen, patio in the back, open balcony in the front and back of the house

Interaction with Guests

Email, phone, text and introducing myself if I'm in the house

The Neighborhood

It's a big part of Boston, mixed neighborhood, save, convenient, not the wealthiest, but has wealthy pockets with beautiful Victorian houses (like Wesley Park) not far from the house and safe to walk
Restaurants, public library, shops, ocean, JFK library & museum, Castle Island fort & Pleasure Bay
To the right of the house good Vietnamese restaurant, on the left Blarney Stone pub, McKennas Cafe for hearty breakfast in SavinHill (recomended), D-bar is very good

Getting around

Public transportation T-red line 4 min to walk from the house, free unlimited parking just pay attention on streets signs
Subway stop is Field's Corner, T-red line
From the airport free ride if you take Silver line and change to T-red line. Then 4 min to walk to the house
check this map please
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Other Things to Note

Extra notes will be on the fridge that will know where to find things in the house
I ask to take the off shoos specially going uostairs

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $15 / night after 5 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1000 /week
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $100
Check In: 2:00 AM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Très bel appartement, spacieux et très propre.
    Peut être un peu loin du centre.
    Nous recommandons !

    July 2014
  • Our experience here was amazing! Hermina wasn't around but her and Donna were very helpful with our questions, and checking up to make sure everything was going well. The neighbourhood is alright, the best thing is that the house is very close to the T and a few shops and restaurants. The house itself is very comfortable, it was just a bit hot in the summer. Also, be aware that the Boston Police are right behind the house, so you're safe but there is a chance of noise late at night. Overall our stay here was very enjoyable, a perfect place to come home to.

    June 2014
  • A very convenient, spacious and quiet spot with easy access to the Red Line and lots of great Vietnamese restaurants. We had a great stay and highly recommend!

    May 2014
    Response from Hermina:

    Thank you Clare, I really apreciate your effort, it helps guests to chose and be comfortable with thire choice from distance
    hope to see you next time in Boston

    May 2014
  • Great place that perfectly met our needs-- we were a big group needing an affordable place close to public transit. Beds were comfortable and place was nice and clean. We didn't get a chance to meet Hermina, but her manager was nice and helpful. Thanks!

    April 2014
  • Perfect, actually. We needed to get to various locations in the city, so having a place somewhat central was key. Not to mention, being in the heart of some great Vietnamese restaurants was a bonus. Hermina made sure that all of our needs were met. Strongly recommend.

    March 2014
  • Hermina house is so nice and not to far from Boston center . We were 6 , and i was afraid to be a little bit small but finally the bedrooms are large and living room room very confortable . We ´ve not met Hermina but Donna her helper was really friendly with us .
    I recommend this place .

    December 2013
  • The apartment was clean, spacious and had all of the advertized amenities. We truly enjoyed our stay and would recommend staying here if you need a place close to town.

    November 2013
  • Hermina was great,. We liked the townhouse, and the price. It was clean and cozy. I do want to mention that the wireless internet was very spotty, so we were mostly unable to use the internet. Also, the heat in the house was broken for a while but Hermina had a repairman out to fix it quickly, and provided us with a space heater in the mean time. We always felt save but a lot of people did mention to us that this wasn't the safest neighborhood. The bedrooms can be a bit noisy at night because the windows open up to the parking lot of a police station. Overall we liked the house and Hermina was very nice.

    October 2013
  • Hermina was very friendly, helpful and kind and the accommodation we rented from her was indeed very spacious and well equipped. We had a few issues regarding cleanliness which she acknowledged and tried to help with in the circumstances. Dorchester, the neighborhood, is however not the best area (quite run down) and we did not feel very safe on the streets, despite the police station next door. On the plus side, her home was very close to the 'T' station for travelling quickly into the centre of Boston. A good place for families to stay who don't mind noise, but not for people who are looking for quiet accommodation, especially as different sections of the house are rented out to other Airbnb guests simultaneously!

    October 2013
  • Great Location in Boston.
    all was clean and friendly, we enjoyed our breakfast outside in the sun :-)
    we can highly recommend this place for a stay in Boston.

    kind regards, Jens and Friends

    September 2013
    Response from Hermina:

    Thank you very much for my chocolate :), my all time favorite

    September 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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