Somerville, Davis Square, Tufts

Apartment - Private room · Packard Ave, Somerville, MA 02144, United States

The Space

Hi! We have a room for rent in our owner-occupied two-family home that has been completely renovated. We are a 10 minute walk from the Davis Red Line "T" stop (rapid transit). The home features hardwood floors throughout, modern kitchen and baths, ample space to sit and relax at the end of the day, a large deck, and central air. You will have exclusive use of a bathroom located directly across the hall from the guest room. There is free WiFi, cable TV in shared area and use of a permit for on-street parking. Washer/dryer available for stays of 5 days or longer.

Location: Our home is two blocks from Tufts and a short walk to Davis Square and its restaurants, coffee shops, and music/entertainment venues including the historic Somerville Theater and Johnny D’s. The Davis Square T stop on the Red Line provides easy access to Harvard, MIT and Boston.

We are both foodies, so if you need recommendations for good local restaurants, we can help. We look forward to hosting you!

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Other Things to Note

Our clean, sunny guest room includes: room-darkening shades, a privacy door lock, queen size bed, 100% cotton sheets and blanket, writing desk, two lamps, alarm clock, drawers to store clothing and personal items, shelves, bathrobe, closet with hangers and facial tissues. During winter months, we provide a warming mattress pad with dual controls.

The private bath is located across the hall and has a privacy lock. We provide towels, hairdryer, facial soap, moisturizing body wash, and premium quality shampoo and cream rinse.

Start your day with a healthy breakfast. Self-serve choices include a variety of cold cereals, rolled oats, homemade granola, whole grain English muffins, nut butters, fresh and dried fruit, nuts, local honey, butter, preserves, Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, milk, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know ahead and we will do our best to accommodate.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $400 /week
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • I stayed at Janet and Tony's house for 5 nights over the past week. Everything was as advertised and my hosts were delightful. The house has been renovated beautifully and is immaculate. Breakfast supplies were laid out with an invitation to help myself to anything I needed. I even had the house to myself for two nights as my hosts had to go out of town but, as an experienced housesitter, this was no problem. The 10-minute walk to Davis Square Station is pleasant to there are plenty of cafes, shops and small grocery stores surrounding the lively Square.

    April 2014
  • My husband and I travel to Boston quite often. We usually do day trips and have stayed at an airbnb too. This time we stayed with Tony and Janet in Somerville. They were quite accomodating and knowledgeable. they even had gluten free bread for toast since I try to avoid gluten, that was nice. We had several things in common too andd we enjoyed conversing with them. Janet makes homemade trailmix and I loved that as a snack to take with me while we walked Boston. they are only a 10 minute walk from the closest T line station so you can just hop on it and your in town.
    The room they offered is quiet and comfortable. You have the bathroom all to yourself. It was so nice.

    A quick trip this time but we will return. Tony and Janet are friendly and love return guests! We highly recommend them!

    M /C-W

    April 2014
  • Tony and Janet were wonderful hosts! Our experience was better than expected and they made us feel a part of their family. The home is very clean and orderly and a comfortable bed with the private bath. Both Tony and Janet were helpful with our questions and made it much easier to be a traveler in and around Boston. It is 10 minutes walk to the subway and a great area called Davis Square for dining or shopping needs. I would book here again should we return to the Boston area!

    April 2014
  • Tony and Janet are very gracious hosts, and their home is lovely. They made my stay a real pleasure, engaging me in conversation and providing great restaurant suggestions. The room itself is spacious and clean. The same is true of the accompanying bathroom which is used solely by the guest, a nice perk. This alone would be good value for their reasonable rate, but also included is a great breakfast with fresh fruit and homemade granola. I cannot recommend Tony and Janet's home enough. I would definitely stay again.

    March 2014
  • We had a lovely stay here in Somerville with Tony and Janet. The house was lovely and we were made to feel very welcome. The breakfast provided was very generous. The area had many restaurants and was not too far from the train line into Boston.

    March 2014
  • Tony and Janet's home is a great place to stay, and they were very accommodating and helpful during my time at their home. I would highly recommend to staying with them to any traveler.

    March 2014
  • It was a real pleasure staying at Tony and Janet's! They gave me a very warm welcome and made me feel very much at home. The room is wonderful, very clean and spacious - same as the bathroom. The breakfast was just perfect for me, including all kinds of cereals, yogurt, english muffins, eggs and fruit and they also generously offered me to use their kitchen. Also location is great - just a 10 min walk from Davis Sq (red line) with all sorts of restaurants and infrastructure. I highly recommend Tony and Janet as hosts! And will also go back there myself in spring :)

    March 2014
  • Really enjoyed my experience staying with Tony & Janet! The hosts were very friendly and accommodating, helped me find the place and, even though I was late reaching, were around to let me in. The room and the bathroom were very clean and well-furnished, just right for 1 person to live in. Their house is a 10 minute walk from Tufts' campus and around the same from Davis Sq. The neighborhood is peaceful and seems safe. They provided breakfast (cereal/muffins/eggs/etc) and use of their beautiful kitchen which, although I did not cook, appreciated. Would definitely consider staying with them again if I were to visit the area.

    February 2014
  • My wife and I stayed with Tony and Janet for 13 days in January. Our stay was outstanding, mostly because of our hosts Tony and Janet. They are exceptionally friendly and helpful. We felt as if we were making new friends instead of just renting a room. Also, our bedroom was quiet, the bed was comfortable, and we had a full private bathroom. In the mornings, we had a nice choice of cereals, fruit, yogurt, toast, and other items. Also, Tony and Janet were very helpful with recommendations for restaurants, shopping, activities, and transportation. It was as if we had private concierges. The location is also excellent. It is only one and one-half blocks from the Tufts University campus and only a 15-minute walk to Davis Square where there are numerous restaurants and shops and a Red Line "T" stop. We will definitely stay with Tony and Janet again when we visit Boston.

    January 2014
  • Toni and Janet are wonderful hosts! This is the first experience we have had staying at an airbnb home and couldn't be happier with them as hosts and the room....the bath was an extra plus. Even though checkin time was in the afternoon they gladly accomodated an early morning checkin so my husband could drop off his luggage and then meet our daughter! Definitely, definitely recommend this for your stay in Sommerville/Boston.

    January 2014
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