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Bowers House Bed and Breakfast

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9 Bowers Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bowers House is a lovely B & B that is very well run. Everything is extremely clean with modern bathroom and a great kitchen. It very quite and a very short walk to Davis Square. A great place and an excellent value for your stay in the Somerville / Cambridge area.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bowers House is quiet, clean, comfortable and only steps from the wonderful restaurants and entertainment of Davis Square. The subway stop two blocks away puts all of Boston within easy reach. The attentive hosts are lovely people. Note that the breakfast is minimal but worked for me. I'll definitely stay there on my next visit.

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Memphis, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is a perfect, quiet street just half block from Davis Sq. where there is an abundance of restaurants, clubs and activity. The house and rooms are pristine and well maintained and the hosts attended to every detail to make our stay comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was perfect for my purposes (conference at Harvard). The owners are very friendly and the room was very nice. As a couple of other reviewers have said, this is more like a guest room than anything else, but frankly that's a plus in my book.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not really a B&B, it has more of a feel of staying in a friend's extra room. The house is nothing to take a selfie with, it is split, with the owners staying in a separate half of the house. The room was very quiet, however, and the location is great, walking distance to the T. The food... More 

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Bowers_House, Owner at Bowers House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We’re delighted that you enjoyed our great location, comfortable and quiet room. We provide other premium food products that Costco does not have, contrary to your comment. They are Simply Orange Juice, cranberry muffins, scones, lemon cakes, apple crumb cakes, Garelick Farm milk, etc. We support our local bakeries. Also, the savings are passed on... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Bowers House is in Davis Square, just a few blocks from the T stop and very close to restaurants and shops on Elms Street. The owners, Chris and Steve, are friendly and helpful. With only 3 rooms, the house is very quiet and calm. The property was very clean and the WiFi excellent. Free continental type breakfast and access to... More 

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There was a comfortable bed, a fully equipped bathroom, free wifi, a desk, a TV, free breakfast and free parking- all the perks of a top hotel at a fraction of the price. The hosts were very nice and welcoming and very flexible. The day I checked in I had to arrive late at night and the hosts communicated with... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a great Bed and Breakfast in Somerville, within walking distance of Tufts University, and a half block from the main shopping area. My room was large, sunny, very comfortable, an excellent firm bed. The hosts Steve and Christina are warm and helpful, couldn't be nicer. The price is reasonable, and I look forward to staying there in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This has been one of the best B&B's I've stayed in and I've been to a fair few here in the UK. I was able to check in fairly late due to my flight arriving late evening. I'll be passing the tips onto furture B&B's to install coded front doors. Even though Somerville is not slap bang in the city,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Location was Great! So close to the Train stop in Davis square, literally 3 short blocks away. Very close to a variety of Cafes and restaurants. The entire House was very clean and maintained well.The Owners and staff were very welcoming from the time I arrived until I left. I had a wonderful breakfast in the beautiful kitchen.

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