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John Jeffries House

14 David G. Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114 (Beacon Hill)
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John Jeffries House
Ranked #19 of 45 Boston B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caloundra, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is a small hotel situated near hospital, close to Charles River. We were able to walk to Boston Common and then did part of the freedom trail. Bed was double but comfortable. We had separate sitting room with small table/chairs, refrigerator, two hot plates. Even though we could hear ambulances arriving at hospital it did not cause any... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely fine introduction to Boston (my first time there). The staff were pleasant enough and once you had checked in pretty much left you to it (which is a good thing in my book). The location was great, right beside the Charles stop, but most of the touristy places are within walking distance. The only thing I... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend told us about this historic B&B but I did not realize the perfect location. We were able to walk the Beacon Hill sites, walk to the Commons and the Freedom Trail sites, walk to Cheers, board our Old Town Trolley 2 day tour just up the street, and cross the street for access to the Esplanade. The T... More

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Conway, NH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a return trip and John Jeffries is the best place for me to stay in Boston. Reasonable (for Boston) and super convenient, right across from the T and near shops and restaurants. The staff was helpful and pleasant. We enjoyed being able to gather in the inviting common area.

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They offered and provided everything we needed and then were not in the way. This lead to an efficient, economical, and pleasant visit. My first time in a B&B setup. This is an old historical building and would feel that way but that does not get in the way of experience.

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Newcastle upon Tyne,England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here from June 4 to June 9. All hotels were extremely expensive during this period and this was the only accommodation which was within our price range. There were 2 negatives. One,we found the staff unfriendly. The second has been mentioned before. Namely that coffee facilities in the room would be good. Although coffee is available in the... More

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Whitsett NC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the Boston area and need to stay near Beacon Hill, this is the place to stay. We had a deluxe suite on the third floor. The room was great. Everything was very clean and updated. The property is a historical inn. The location across from the subway line is excellent. There are several nice restaurants within... More

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Kearney, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you are looking for saunas, weight rooms, tiled pools, etc. look downtown and spent 3 times as much. If you are looking for clean comfortable lodging at a bargain price (for Boston) this is the hotel for you. Friendly helpful staff, fruit and coffee anytime, good pastries and coffee for breakfast and a great location. It is close to... More

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Gurgaon, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Boston was our final stop on our East Coast holiday and the city played the perfect host and John Jeffries House made for the most comfortable final stay! Booking & check-in: We booked directly to the hotel website and the staff was extremely prompt in responding to my queries prior to and after booking. The website is also quite helpful... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Booked in October for a May Graduation. There were limited to none for accommodations under $200 per night. Found The John Jeffries House on TripAdvisor. The basement twin bed room was clean, had a kitchenette and private bath. The beds were comfortable. Did not find it noisy as others have stated but was toward the back of the building. Staff... More

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  • Beacon Hill(18)
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  • Charles Street(12)
  • Very comfortable(5)
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Additional Information about John Jeffries House

Address: 14 David G. Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Beacon Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
John Jeffries House Hotel Boston
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