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Bowers House Bed and Breakfast

9 Bowers Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
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Ranked #1 of 3 Somerville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for three nights (see Bradford's review). What really worked well for us was that the Bowers House is more of a boarding house than a true B&B. This was perfect for us....we were able to come and go, be with family all day and then return to our clean room with comfy bed, to sleep.... More

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Duncan, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed three nights and were very pleased. I know we will stay again. None of the local B&Bs accommodate children which for us was great as we left the kids at the grandparents house and took a short walk to our perfectly clean and comfortable room. The king room on the first floor is large and... More

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed here two nights - it was a great experience, made all the more so by Christina and Stephen's hospitality. They obviously take great pride in their business, and all the little touches add up to a wonderful stay. The house is a very short walk from Davis Square, which is is delightful in its own right. The house... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Will stay here again if ever we return to Boston.Great location near Davis Square,and the T.Owners were very friendly and helpful.Wish we could have stayed longer as there is so much to see in the area and the train is easy and convenient.We felt safe at all times and loved the vibe in Boston and especially Davis Square.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Bowers House is just perfect. The owners are very nice and friendly. The room was beautiful, but most important, it was sparkling clean! Breakfast was really good too (pastries, fruit, cereals, yogurt, juice, coffee, tea, etc.). There's space to park outside in the street and the area is very safe and convenient (very close to Davis subway station, to restaurants... More

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Portland, Oregon
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Bowers House has three rooms. We took two of them. Of the two we took, one was up a very steep flight of stairs, not suitable for older people, but otherwise comfortable. The other had a private bathroom across the hall. Unfortunately, that section of hallway was the intersection for all movement in the building -- the stairs from the... More

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

Thank you for staying at Bowers House. We appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed our convenient location, our service and free parking. As previously discussed with you prior to your reservation, there were only 2 rooms available. We informed you about the one flight of stairs to the queen room. Your grandson, a high school student, did... More

Port Loring, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Christina and Stephen are amazing hosts and so helpful about sites to see in Boston. It was very clean, parking was free and on a quiet street. The great thing was how close it was to the T (subway) and very easy to get to downtown Boston. Kerry and Marla

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Rockville, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

my stay at the Bowers House Bed and Breakfast was a superb experience. I highly recommend that place. The Owners went WAY out of their way to be helpful. They are very pleasant people. Thank you very much.

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Overland Park, Kansas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This house is located in a great location, close to Davis Square with tons of restaurants. It is also very close to the T station, so you can get anywhere quickly. Convenience is just one part of the charm. The owners are extremely friendly and welcoming, with suggestions for food or sight seeing. A nice spread of bakery items, fruit,... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Bowers House. As we were driving to Boston for a couple days of vacation, we were looking for a place outside the city-proper to park and take the T as needed. Bowers House is located on the Red Line, about a 15 minute train ride from downtown. The hostess, Christine, made our stay... More

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Address: 9 Bowers Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Somerville
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bowers House is a contemporary style, newly renovated, bed and breakfast. We offer free parking, private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, 32" LCD TV with cable, rooms with queen or king size beds, and other amenities. A couple minutes walk to the Davis Square subway station, Bowers House is two stops from Harvard Square, four stops from MIT, and a short commute to downtown Boston, Copley Square, Newbury Street, Symphony Hall, the Theatre District, the North End, and several museums and historical sites. Bowers House is also within walking distance to Tufts University. Bowers House is located in the center of vibrant Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts. Davis Square, named one of the fifteen "hippest places to live" in the United States by the Utne Reader in 1997, is home to cafes, restaurants, music clubs, boutiques, theatres, and much more. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, Bowers House is your ideal home away from home. ... more   less 
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