Studio apartment (you have the whole apartment to yourself) in the Leather District. It is a one minute walk from the apartment to the heart of downtown Boston and the financial district. With entrances/exits to 93 and the Mass Pike just 2 blocks away, it is extremely convenient location if you are coming by car or by bus/plane..
The Red and Silver subway (T) lines are just outside your door as well as Amtrak and the new bus terminal in South Station (1 minute by foot). If you are arriving from Logan, it is an easy 5 minute walk from the Blue line (get off at State Street). In addition, the Orange and Green subway lines are just 3 minutes away. A short walk to Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, Newbury Street (Boston's best shopping area) Metered and visitor parking spaces are also available but many guests choose to use a garage for the sake of convenience.
In a former coat factory that has now been turned into lofts, the apartment is finished with marble counter-tops and stainless steel appliances. Hotel quality sheets and towels and any other amenities as needed.
The design aesthetic is tastefully modern with vintage touches The living area has a sectional couch and 36 inch flat-screen television with cable and high speed wireless. I provide restaurant and activity recommendations tailored to your trip.
No smoking in the apartment
This was our first experience of airbnb and we were very impressed. I was in Boston for a conference and the apartment was only a 15-20min walk from the venue (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center). The apartment itself was excellent, with an extremely comfortable bed and a great kitchen. The neighbourhood is OK, but you are close by to some shops and only 5 mins walk away from South Station so it is really very convenient. We loved the welcome pack and the towels were a lovely added bonus. We didn't get the chance to meet Owen, but he was always very friendly in emails and was very flexible with our check in time. His friend checked us in and showed us around the apartment, and didn't seem too annoyed that we were a little late due to some lost luggage at the airport! All in all a great place to stay in Boston and a great host.
Great experience! I came to Boston for a conference at the Boston convention center and this was an easy 15 minute walk (or can take the red line). Close to a lot of restaurants and Chinatown as well as CVS nearby in case you forgot to bring anything. Owen was a great host and I would highly recommend this to anyone!
Our stay in Owen's pied a terre was wonderful. He greeted me with the keys and a very thorough walk-though of the unit, a very comprehensive list of places to eat in the area, guides and magazines of Boston, and most of all a great place to stay. It had everything we needed for an overnight. While the Leather District wouldn't have been my first pick pf places to stay in Boston, it proved to be extremely central, especially being so close to South Station, Fort Point, the Back Bay and a quick walk to the South End.
Great location!!! Visited Boston for work so didn't have a ton of time to explore this trip but this location is in a great spot to get around. Owen is very polite and prepared everything I needed for my short stay including recommendations for restaurants and bars. The place was clean and has a very comfortable bed. Thank you Owen! Will definitely keep your place in mind for future trips.
We had a great experience at Owen's apartment. The apartment is very clean, modern, and Owen had everything ready for a terrific weekend in Boston.
We drove in to Boston and left the car at a nearby parking garage - never moved it. The cost of the garage for Friday - Sunday was $60.
The apartment is only a few blocks from Boston Common and the start of the Freedom Trail.
The apartment is also very close to public transportation, making it an easy trip to Back Bay and Fenway Park.
We highly recommend Owen's apartment! We had a great trip.
I enjoyed my stay in Boston at Owen's apartment. The location was excellent, very close to South Station (easy access to the airport) and a 15-20 minute walk to the Convention Center. Owen was flexible regarding check-in and check-out times, and met me at the apartment to check me in and show me around. The apartment was clean and safe, with a nice desk for getting some work done.
We stayed here during our stay for the 2014 Boston Marathon. It was a terrific location, and close to EVERYTHING. -- Owen's communication was amazing, and he was very friendly and accommodating throughout the entire process. -- The apartment was clean & cozy, and they even left out towels and mini shampoo/conditioners for us (totally unexpected), like you would get at a hotel. -- HBO on Demand was awesome for our pre-race, feet-up, moments. They had great magazines about Boston and some city maps to help us get around. -- We would definitely stay here again, if and when, we return for the marathon, or for any other reason! :)
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