Entire home/apt
4 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Amazing views of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Cambridge, the Marathon, the Fireworks, Kenmore Square and the Citgo Sign and more from this classic Commonwealth Avenue top floor apartment with roof deck access. Short walk to the Boston Common, best location

Carlyle Penthouse: by Spare Suite

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Weekly discount: 8%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

Beautiful top floor, private condo, on Commonwealth Avenue next to the Harvard Club and the Eliot Hotel by Massachusetts Avenue. This street is lined with Boston's finest buildings. Built in 1899, this address was converted condominiums in the 1980s and has been outfitted with a new kitchen and updated bathroom in 2012.

This beautiful condo features access to a magnificent shared ROOF DECK as well as featuring city views of Kenmore Square, Downtown, the Financial District, and Beacon Hill / the State House and more. Also, part of the luxury is the included king size bed, all leather seating in the living room, and a working WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE.

Private One Bedroom Apartment on the Top Floor of a 6 story in the 300 block on the Mall
- Next to the Harvard Club and the Eliot Hotel, where Mass. Ave. meets Comm. Ave.
- Short term furnished apartment. Private vacation rental, corporate rental or short term rental.
- Wireless Internet access included.
- Heat - A/C, Water, Electric, Cable TV and High Speed Wireless Internet are all included
- Quiet, clean, and close to everything in Boston with a 98 Walk Score
- 2 minute walk to Green Line Hynes - 4 minutes to Kenmore - 10 minute walk to Back Bay Station
- 5 minutes to the Symphony - 4 minutes to walk to Newbury Street -Walk to Boston Common
- Virtually No traffic noise high above the street. (with the windows closed)
- ROOF DECK IS BEAUTIFUL so is the WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE
- Coin-Op Laundry in basement
- Easy access on and off the Mass Pike, Storrow Drive, 93 and all Boston neighborhoods
- Near Charles River - Charles River Park, the Esplanade, walk to Fenway Park
- Walk to the supermarket, Star Market and Whole Foods in a few minutes.
- Walk to Restaurants/ Bars in Boston or take the Bus #1 to Harvard Square
- Walk to Green Line, Orange Line, Amtrak, Bus #1, Bus #39
- Use this MBTA Trip Planner to find out how to get to where you work from 386 Commonwealth Avenue

Walk to:
Symphony Hall
Fenway Park
Christian Science Center
Prudential Center [shopping mall]
- Sky Bridge to Copley Square
Northeastern University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Massachusetts College of Art
MIT
Berklee College of Music
New England Conservatory
Boston Conservatory
Museum of Fine Arts
Gardener Museum
Fenway Victory Gardens
Newbury Street (runs behind building)
Charles River
Hines Convention Center
Copley Square
Boston Common / Public Gardens
100s of Restaurants and Bars

Walk or Take the T to:
Children's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Beth Israel Hospital
Longwood Medical Area
Boston Common / Public Garden
Freedom Trail
Harvard Square - BUS 1 Direct
Copley Square
Downtown Crossing
Quincy Market / Faneuil Hall
North End
Waterfront / Seaport
Science Museum
Children's Museum
Theater District
Chinatown
The Esplanade / Hatch Shell Special Features: Carlyle Penthouse
- On the Top floor - Elevator to Unit Door
- Bow front Living Room
- Wood Burning Fireplace
- Spectacular and Empowering Views
- Access to Roof-Deck also with Amazing Views
- King Size Bed
- The Location Can't Be Beat! Walk everywhere.

Amenitites: Everything is NEW
Flat Screen TV - 42" LCD HD TV
Premium CATV - Free WiFi Free -
Kitchen with
Dishwasher
Fridge
Gas Stove
Gas Ove(URL HIDDEN)Plates / Silverware
Cookware -fully equipped

King Size Bed plus
Second Sleep Sofa in Living Room
Fully Furnished
Dining Room Table Seats 4
Desk to do Work, Write, Study
Original Wood Floors
Ceramic Tile Bathroom
Coin-Op Laundry in Basement (shared)
Includes Linens Towels & everything else you need, including some shampoo and soap.

Other Things to Note

Thank you for your reservation. By placing your reservation online you indicated that you accepted the terms and conditions which have been printed below.

Please review your reservation summary as below - then print, sign and return the agreement to:

(email hidden) or
fax it (phone number hidden) or
mail it to: Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134, USA

Upon receipt, we will send you the welcome document with check in instructions and how to get your keys.

Terms of the Agreement:

BOOKING AND REFUND POLICY
Once booked your reservation is guaranteed for the check in and check out times and dates specified. All reservations must be paid in advance, in full for the entire period of stay. All reservations are final, and NON REFUNDABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. If you feel you may need to cancel once booked, you may consider trip insurance through AAA or other reputable provider like (URL HIDDEN) hidden).


POLICY ON CHILDREN:
This property is not "KID FRIENDLY" although up to two children are allowed. This property is designed for adults and is not child-proof. The Suite has high end leather furniture and electronics, as well as an antique piano, wall hung artwork, breakable artwork, unprotected plug outlets, wooden furniture with corners, accessible cleaning supplies in low cabinets, wine and other alcohol, as well as other hazards for children and minors. The Suite is suitable for mature children who are highly supervised, self disciplined, or otherwise comfortable and appropriately behaved in such an environment. Any damage caused by children will be billed to the adult's credit card if no or insufficient security deposit is provided, as per the guest agreement.

NO PETS

NO SMOKING

COMPLETE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STAY:

This agreement made between Host, Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134, and
Name(s) of Guest(s) named on the reservation or booking.

1. The Host has the right to inspect the premises without prior notice at any time to enforce the terms of this agreement. Should the Guests violate any of the terms of this agreement, the rental period shall be terminated immediately. The Guests waive all rights to due process if they fail to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period listed. The Guests shall vacate the premises at the expiration time and date of this agreement without exception unless a written extension is secured.

2. Emergency medical and police service can be called by dialing (phone number hidden) from a mobile cell phone.

3. The Guests shall maintain the premises in a good, clean, and ready to rent condition, and use the premises only in a careful and lawful manner. The Guests shall leave the premises in a ready to rent condition at the expiration of the rental agreement, defined by the Host as being immediately habitable by the next Guests. Guests shall pay for maintenance and repairs should the premises be left in a lesser condition, and unconditionally authorize the Host to collect these fees. The Guests agree that the Host shall deduct costs of said services from the security deposit prior to refund if Guests cause damage to the premises or its furnishings. If no security deposit is retained, the Guests agree to make payment for such damage immediately upon vacating the Unit or Guests with no security deposit agree to allow the payment form used for the reservation, such as checking account or credit card, to be billed for such damages in part or full, and agree to unconditionally authorize, and not to dispute, any charge associated with the booking or assessed damages.

4. No animals or pets of any kind will be brought onto the premises.

5. The Guests shall not sublet the property.

6. There shall have no more than 2 (two) persons sleeping on the premises unless written into this agreement. Additional guest charges apply. Two additional guests totaling 4 (four) people is the maximum capacity of the unit and any additional guests must be listed on this agreement. 1 Longfellow will allow a fifth guest (5th) if roll-away is selected.

7. The Guests shall behave in a civilized manner and shall be good neighbors respecting the rights of the surrounding property owners and full time residents. The Guests shall not create noise or disturbances likely to disturb or annoy the surrounding property owners. Creating a disturbance of the above nature shall be grounds for immediate termination of this agreement and Guests shall then immediately vacate the premises.

8. There shall be no smoking inside the premises. Smoking not permitted in the lobby or even outside on the front steps or in front of the building. No smoking on balconies or roof decks. Guests should never sit on the stairs or wait outside the building as it is prohibited by the condominium association rules and is considered loitering. Fines for smoking in some buildings could be up to $25,000 [twenty-five thousand dollars].

9. Host shall provide towels, linens, cups, knives, forks, spoons, dishes, and other items as commonly used in a fully furnished apartment. Toilet paper, soap, dish detergent, laundry soap, shampoos, and other consumables are to be purchased by the Guest, although several days supply of all but laundry soap are included. No reimbursement will be made for unused consumables left at the premises. If consumables exist at the premises when the Guest arrives the Guest is free to use them. Laundry is the responsibility of the guest. Guest shall replace any staples that are used up such as wrap, foil, dish soap, sugar or any other staple item that is stocked upon arrival. These items can be purchased at the corner store.

10. The Guests and guests of the Guests shall hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Host against any and all claims of personal injury or property damage or loss arising from use of the premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss. Guests expressly recognize that any insurance for property damage or loss which the Host may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Guests, and that Guests should purchase their own insurance for this if such coverage is desired.

11. Guest’s deposit amount is not-refundable after collected and no cancellations or changes are permitted unless they conform to a cancellation policy published at a booking agency that was used to secure this reservation.

12. Guests agree to pay all reasonable costs, attorney's fees and expenses that shall be made or incurred by Host in enforcing this agreement.

13. Guests expressly acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is for transient occupancy of the Property, and that
Guests do not intend to make the property a residence or household. No mail is permitted for guests and the address cannot be used as a mailing address. Please contact the host if you need to receive a package or letter. There is a fee for this service if available.

14. No refunds or compensation will be given for any outages, such as telephone, cable television, power or other
services if they are beyond the control of the Host.

15. There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions or
other reasons for voluntarily shorting a stay. This includes but is not limited to shortened stays or ruined expectations.

16. No legally or illegally owned and permitted firearms shall be allowed on the premises.

17. Guests agree that Fireworks and other hazardous materials shall not be used in or around the property.

18. Guest agrees not to store bicycles or other vehicles unless specific parking permission is granted and arranged in advance in writing. Vehicles found locked to the fences will be impounded by the security on the street, including bicycles. The impound charge is $200.

19. Guests shall use the property for legal purposes only and other use, such as but not limited to, illegal drug use, abuse of any person, harboring fugitives, etc. ; shall cause termination of this agreement with no refund of rents or deposits.

20. The term of this agreement shall begin on the date and time the booking is created in the Spare Suite, Inc. system if payment is secured, and shall be in force until the date and time of the agreed upon check out, and for as long as the cardholder agreement remains in effect between the guest and issuer of the payment form used, or for a minimum term of 30 days.

21. Additional rules and regulations for guests staying in condominium properties apply as per the respective condominium Master Deed and Declaration of Trust, as well as all By-Laws and all official Rules and Regulations. Fines and penalties assessed under these terms will be the responsibility of the Guest. Details are listed at (website hidden) along with statements and documents that are considered part of this agreement.

Please fill out and sign this Agreement and mail to the Host.

Host mailing address: Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134.

(We) agree to abide by the above conditions, authorized the payment, and hereby swear that the information provided above is true and by signing this agreement, Guest(s) certify that none of the Guests listed have been convicted of a felony or any crime of violence against persons or property, nor is any Guest listed on any government-sponsored registry naming terrorists, most wanted criminals or sex offenders:


Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

ALL Occupants must be listed –only the primary guest on the reservation is required to sign. DOB required for all Occupants.

(URL HIDDEN)

PLEASE RETURN BY EMAIL ATTACHMENT, OR BY FAX (phone number hidden), OR BY MAIL TO 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510S, Boston, MA 02134.

Host mailing address:
Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA (phone number hidden)

CLEANING:
Upon check-in your apartment will have been professionally cleaned with fresh linens and towels. Cleanliness standards in your apartment should exceed the standards set at 5 star hotels and resorts. Every inch of your apartment should pass the white glove test. Any issues with cleaning or maintenance upon check-in should be addressed with your host immediately.

SELF CLEANING OPTION: "You tidy"
Based upon left in same condition or include a cleaning fee. If you have selected self-clean it means you must tidy and leave no debris or garbage in the apartment or refrigerator, and we ask that you do the dishes or put the dishes in a running dishwasher before check out. Also, strip the bed put all linens and towels in the laundry bag, and leave them in the bathroom.

PROFESSIONAL CLEANING OPTION
If you have selected professional cleaning upon check out it means you do very little. Basically, bag your garbage, and we ask that you do the dishes or put the dishes in a running dishwasher before check out. Also, we would appreciated it if you strip the bed put all linens and towels in the laundry bag, and leave them in the bathroom, but we won't fret if you don't.

"ROCK STAR" CLEANING OPTION
If you have selected "Rock Star" cleaning and paid a $250 fee, which means the unit will be cleaned upon your check out by professional cleaners so you don’t need to worry. Upon check out, it would be appreciated, but not required for you to please throw away all garbage and food left in the fridge before you leave, and put dirty dishes into a running dishwasher. If not, do not worry! We will do it for you.

PLEASE NOTE: Excessive soiling, staining, paint damage or other damage is not covered under any of these cleaning arrangements and may be extra.

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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 4PM

Thank you for your reservation. By placing your reservation online you indicated that you accepted the terms and conditions which have been printed below.

Please review your reservation summary as below - then print, sign and return the agreement to:

(EMAIL HIDDEN) or
fax it to (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or
mail it to: Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134, USA

Upon receipt, we will send you the welcome document with check in instructions and how to get your keys.
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Terms of the Agreement:

BOOKING AND REFUND POLICY
Once booked your reservation is guaranteed for the check in and check out times and dates specified. All reservations must be paid in advance, in full for the entire period of stay. All reservations are final, and NON REFUNDABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. If you feel you may need to cancel once booked, you may consider trip insurance through AAA or other reputable provider like (URL HIDDEN)


POLICY ON CHILDREN:
This property is not "KID FRIENDLY" although up to two children are allowed. This property is designed for adults and is not child-proof. The Suite has high end leather furniture and electronics, as well as an antique piano, wall hung artwork, breakable artwork, unprotected plug outlets, wooden furniture with corners, accessible cleaning supplies in low cabinets, wine and other alcohol, as well as other hazards for children and minors. The Suite is suitable for mature children who are highly supervised, self disciplined, or otherwise comfortable and appropriately behaved in such an environment. Any damage caused by children will be billed to the adult's credit card if no or insufficient security deposit is provided, as per the guest agreement.

NO PETS

NO SMOKING

COMPLETE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STAY:

This agreement made between Host, Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134, and
Name(s) of Guest(s) named on the reservation or booking.

1. The Host has the right to inspect the premises without prior notice at any time to enforce the terms of this agreement. Should the Guests violate any of the terms of this agreement, the rental period shall be terminated immediately. The Guests waive all rights to due process if they fail to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period listed. The Guests shall vacate the premises at the expiration time and date of this agreement without exception unless a written extension is secured.

2. Emergency medical and police service can be called by dia(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) from a mobile cell phone.

3. The Guests shall maintain the premises in a good, clean, and ready to rent condition, and use the premises only in a careful and lawful manner. The Guests shall leave the premises in a ready to rent condition at the expiration of the rental agreement, defined by the Host as being immediately habitable by the next Guests. Guests shall pay for maintenance and repairs should the premises be left in a lesser condition, and unconditionally authorize the Host to collect these fees. The Guests agree that the Host shall deduct costs of said services from the security deposit prior to refund if Guests cause damage to the premises or its furnishings. If no security deposit is retained, the Guests agree to make payment for such damage immediately upon vacating the Unit or Guests with no security deposit agree to allow the payment form used for the reservation, such as checking account or credit card, to be billed for such damages in part or full, and agree to unconditionally authorize, and not to dispute, any charge associated with the booking or assessed damages.

4. No animals or pets of any kind will be brought onto the premises.

5. The Guests shall not sublet the property.

6. There shall have no more than 2 (two) persons sleeping on the premises unless written into this agreement. Additional guest charges apply. Two additional guests totaling 4 (four) people is the maximum capacity of the unit and any additional guests must be listed on this agreement. 1 Longfellow will allow a fifth guest (5th) if roll-away is selected.

7. The Guests shall behave in a civilized manner and shall be good neighbors respecting the rights of the surrounding property owners and full time residents. The Guests shall not create noise or disturbances likely to disturb or annoy the surrounding property owners. Creating a disturbance of the above nature shall be grounds for immediate termination of this agreement and Guests shall then immediately vacate the premises.

8. There shall be no smoking inside the premises. Smoking not permitted in the lobby or even outside on the front steps or in front of the building. No smoking on balconies or roof decks. Guests should never sit on the stairs or wait outside the building as it is prohibited by the condominium association rules and is considered loitering. Fines for smoking in some buildings could be up to $25,000 [twenty-five thousand dollars].

9. Host shall provide towels, linens, cups, knives, forks, spoons, dishes, and other items as commonly used in a fully furnished apartment. Toilet paper, soap, dish detergent, laundry soap, shampoos, and other consumables are to be purchased by the Guest, although several days supply of all but laundry soap are included. No reimbursement will be made for unused consumables left at the premises. If consumables exist at the premises when the Guest arrives the Guest is free to use them. Laundry is the responsibility of the guest. Guest shall replace any staples that are used up such as wrap, foil, dish soap, sugar or any other staple item that is stocked upon arrival. These items can be purchased at the corner store.

10. The Guests and guests of the Guests shall hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Host against any and all claims of personal injury or property damage or loss arising from use of the premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss. Guests expressly recognize that any insurance for property damage or loss which the Host may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Guests, and that Guests should purchase their own insurance for this if such coverage is desired.

11. Guest’s deposit amount is not-refundable after collected and no cancellations or changes are permitted unless they conform to a cancellation policy published at a booking agency that was used to secure this reservation.

12. Guests agree to pay all reasonable costs, attorney's fees and expenses that shall be made or incurred by Host in enforcing this agreement.

13. Guests expressly acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is for transient occupancy of the Property, and that
Guests do not intend to make the property a residence or household. No mail is permitted for guests and the address cannot be used as a mailing address. Please contact the host if you need to receive a package or letter. There is a fee for this service if available.

14. No refunds or compensation will be given for any outages, such as telephone, cable television, power or other
services if they are beyond the control of the Host.

15. There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions or
other reasons for voluntarily shorting a stay. This includes but is not limited to shortened stays or ruined expectations.

16. No legally or illegally owned and permitted firearms shall be allowed on the premises.

17. Guests agree that Fireworks and other hazardous materials shall not be used in or around the property.

18. Guest agrees not to store bicycles or other vehicles unless specific parking permission is granted and arranged in advance in writing. Vehicles found locked to the fences will be impounded by the security on the street, including bicycles. The impound charge is $200.

19. Guests shall use the property for legal purposes only and other use, such as but not limited to, illegal drug use, abuse of any person, harboring fugitives, etc. ; shall cause termination of this agreement with no refund of rents or deposits.

20. The term of this agreement shall begin on the date and time the booking is created in the Spare Suite, Inc. system if payment is secured, and shall be in force until the date and time of the agreed upon check out, and for as long as the cardholder agreement remains in effect between the guest and issuer of the payment form used, or for a minimum term of 181 days.

21. Additional rules and regulations for guests staying in condominium properties apply as per the respective condominium Master Deed and Declaration of Trust, as well as all By-Laws and all official Rules and Regulations. Fines and penalties assessed under these terms will be the responsibility of the Guest. Details are (EMAIL HIDDEN) along with statements and documents that are considered part of this agreement.

Please fill out and sign this Agreement and mail to the Host.

Host mailing address: Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134.

(We) agree to abide by the above conditions, authorized the payment, and hereby swear that the information provided above is true and by signing this agreement, Guest(s) certify that none of the Guests listed have been convicted of a felony or any crime of violence against persons or property, nor is any Guest listed on any government-sponsored registry naming terrorists, most wanted criminals or sex offenders:


Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

Guest Signature ________________________ Date of Birth: ______________

Print Name: ____________________________

ALL Occupants must be listed –only the primary guest on the reservation is required to sign. DOB required for all Occupants.

PLEASE PRINT YOUR HOME ADDRESS:
____________________________________
____________________________________
____________________________________
____________________________________


(URL HIDDEN)

PLEASE RETURN BY EMAIL ATTACHMENT, OR BY FAX TO (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN), OR BY MAIL TO 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510S, Boston, MA 02134.

Host mailing address:
Spare Suite, Inc., 119 Braintree Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02134.
(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)

CLEANING:
Upon check-in your apartment will have been professionally cleaned with fresh linens and towels. Cleanliness standards in your apartment should exceed the standards set at 5 star hotels and resorts. Every inch of your apartment should pass the white glove test. Any issues with cleaning or maintenance upon check-in should be addressed with your host immediately.

SELF CLEANING OPTION: "You tidy" INCLUDED WITH BOOKING
Based upon left in same condition or include a cleaning fee. If you have selected self-clean it means you must tidy and leave no debris or garbage in the apartment or refrigerator, and we ask that you do the dishes or put the dishes in a running dishwasher before check out. Also, strip the bed put all linens and towels in the laundry bag, and leave them in the bathroom.

PROFESSIONAL CLEANING OPTION - TELL HOST TO SELECT $150
If you have selected professional cleaning upon check out it means you do very little. Basically, bag your garbage, and we ask that you do the dishes or put the dishes in a running dishwasher before check out. Also, we would appreciated it if you strip the bed put all linens and towels in the laundry bag, and leave them in the bathroom, but we won't fret if you don't.

"ROCK STAR" CLEANING OPTION - TELL HOST TO SELECT $250
If you have selected "Rock Star" cleaning and paid a $250 fee, which means the unit will be cleaned upon your check out by professional cleaners so you don’t need to worry. Upon check out, it would be appreciated, but not required for you to please throw away all garbage and food left in the fridge before you leave, and put dirty dishes into a running dishwasher. If not, do not worry! We will do it for you.

PLEASE NOTE: Excessive soiling, staining, paint damage or other damage is not covered under any of these cleaning arrangements and may be extra.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector

Availability
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Carlyle Penthouse: by Spare Suite

Your Host


Richard

Richard

Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Member since April 2011

Your hosts, Richard and Victoria, are a 44-year-old married couple who specialize in providing top quality housing all over Boston. We only accept first class, five star ratings and guarantee everything is up to snuff.

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Response time: within a few hours

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