dinning roomliving room


Private room

4 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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Ages 2 - 12
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About this listing

I'm originally from Armenia, live in Victorian house for many years. I love hosting people from around the world and to use Airbnb when I travel. It is very convenient location for people with or without car. You are welcome


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $15
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Description

The space

Big, beautiful Victorian house on three floors, there are three two more rooms on airbnb. You will meet other guests in the house.
There are two houses attached to each other on the same ground. Two houses are connected with open balcony. On the back there is a patio with a picnic table for common use
Interior: beautiful hardwood floors, warm and welcoming colors . Equipped kitchen.
Room A: has queen size bed, comfy, big room, open double sleep futon. Accommodates 4. Good place for young students, affordable to travel

Guest access

Dining room, kitchen, open balcony on the front and the back of the house, patio. Light cooking is ok, coffee, tea with nice cookie, fruits in the kitchen.

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, , Viber, in person when I'm at home, if I'm not available then the house manager will be helpful.
After reservation please provide your arrival and departure time for logistics.

The neighborhood

Mixed population, safe, convenient location, interesting history, beautiful Victorian homes in Wesley park, Melville st.
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. It's not a wealthy area, has pockets with beautiful Victorian houses, like Melville st., Wesley Park.
This is a Beautiful Victorian house, built on 1848. And the addition, attached Townhouse was built on 1900’s

Getting around

Important information please follow strictly: Have this directions handy
Landmark: RadioShack on the corner of Park st and Dorchester Ave. and Buddhist Center with Yellow arch across the house
From the airport: Taxi (cost around $35-40), Uber cheaper
FREE ride on public transportation from the airport, if you take Silver line and change to T-red line in South Station (look outbound train Ashmont destination) get out on Field’s corner stop. Get on Dorchester Ave when you exit on your left side. When you are on Dorchester Ave., turn to your right and walk. At the second small traffic light left corner you will see the RadioShack store. That’s Park st, turn to your left, walk you will see bright orange color building. Just across the yellow arch is 120 PArk st, smokey blue house, 4-5 min walk
From South Station: follow the same directions above starting from the South Station. Taxi may be around $20. H. Now there is UBER (online private taxi, which is more reasonable price, if you have the apps your for UBER, you can use is, cheap, safe and no tip
From the house to the T-red line: Turn to your left when you leave the house, right on Dorchester Ave. You will see the iron bridge above Dorchester Ave. On left is the station: Fields Corner (all trains go to Boston, Cambridge)

Other things to note

Very convenient, and safe location to the city center, Cambridge, Harvard Square, MIT, ocean, South Shore
Restaurants, shops, are around the corner and open late. The ocean is end of the street and Castle Island 5 min to drive. JFK library and museum, UMASS Boston is 1 mile away
Free, unlimited on street parking (please check the street sings) big tickets
Airbnb helps to discover real Boston neighborhoods where you would not be otherwise as a tourist. Dorchester is a historical area.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Check-in is 3:00 pm, and checkout 11:00 am. You may bring bags in before check in time or leave it 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
Keep the volume low before 8am and after 10pm
Close the doors gently
No shower after 11:30 pm
No laundry after before 9am and after 8pm
Keep the kitchen in a decent condition after your use
Turn off the light when you leave the room
Trash out from the room BLUE BOX recycling
Please respect this rules for full refund of security deposit. Thank you
Please change the bed sheets the $15 refund from cleaning fee


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

343 Reviews


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Ruben User Profile
June 2017
Loved the space and the neighborhood. Very convenient since it's very close to the T. Hermina was very kind.

Jacob User Profile
June 2017
Hermina's space was a great location to spend the night. After touring Boston all day it was great to return to the Airbnb to relax for the night. It was quiet and very comfortable. I'll absolutely keep this in mind if I'm ever back near Boston

Milen User Profile
June 2017
Highly recommended! Hermina was very helpful and kind! She helped us in every way, showing us where to go,what to visit, lended us a Charlie card and even made us some delicious breakfast!

Emily User Profile
June 2017
Hermina was very welcoming, house was clean. Great location in Dorchester.

Aiesha User Profile
June 2017
I needed something quick and close to public transit. The room was clean, big, cozy, comfortable, and everything was as described . I was only here for 1 night but well worth every penny.

Grace User Profile
June 2017
This was my first time booking an Air B&B, and it was a blessing to have this in the Boston area. It was a great location, and Hermina was a nice host that communicated well, even ahead of time. I have learned though that I need to look at descriptions of homes more thoroughly before I book as I had not realized that I wouldn't have a private bathroom. The other guests that used the bathroom kept it clean, so that was a help and I never even saw them. I also had not realized at first that I would be in the basement, but the room was cute and had lots of amenities (including a sink). I also liked that we could keep the door locked to our room as it helped us feel secure. Overall, my friend and I were happy and thankful for this place to stay.

Louie User Profile
May 2017
We stayed at the basement room and there was ample space for sleeping, cooking and other activities. The place is also close to red line (Field's Corner station) so it's very convenient to access downtown Boston, and even Cambridge (though Cambridge could take ~30 minutes of train ride). If you're into Vietnamese food, this place is close to several authentic restaurants as well (Saigon Seafood, Anh Hong etc...). Hermina was a great host. She attended to our every need and frequently checked in with us to make sure our stay was ok. Overall a great stay.

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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.

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.