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Clarendon Square Inn

198 West Brookline Street, Boston, MA 02118
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Ranked #5 of 44 Boston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Savage, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paid nearly $400... Was told to go "up the stairs" to the room with my name on the door. ...and 5 flights of stairs later, I found my room. I am still out of breath, shlepping my luggage all the way up! Yes, it is beautiful, yes it is nicely appointed... But would I haul my luggage up 5 floors... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were interested in staying in or near the Back Bay area but it was hard to find an affordable room, I found Clarendon Square Inn on Tripadvisor and booked the Interior Room for the next night. As the name suggests there is no windows, but I found that to be a small sacrifice for the location of the B&B... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have 3 nights at Clarendon Square Inn in August 2014. This is a wonderful guest house, beautifully restored and designed. The staff are friendly and helpful and our bed was extremely comfortable. There's a hot tub on the roof which, although needing a clean, was hot and relaxing whilst we enjoyed the views across the Boston suburbs. The local... More

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Houston, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed there one weeknight. The staff was actively helpful; they recommended restaurants based on what we said, and tried to make reservations, but the restaurant was full. From the fresh ladyfingers and hibiscus tea (both delicious), to the location (close to restaurants museum and park) to the personnel, the breakfast, conversation, amenities, it was perfect. Even... More

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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I've stayed here for several times now and was always happy to book again. It's just like, or even better than, the pictures on their website. It's a grand house with a homely feel to it. There's no elevator but even with my super heavy luggage they helped get everything upstairs with a smile. We enjoyed having breakfast on the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We arrived very late following a flight from the UK and then the the immigration process. We knew that there would be no one to greet us as there is no one on duty after 6pm. There was no note indicating where our room was (we found the "post it" note on the bedroom door). It would also have been... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I surprised my husband for his 40th birthday with a trip to Boston. The Clarendon Square Inn is one of the nicest B & B's we have ever stayed in. The decor is modern and clean, the staff was helpful at recommending things to do and places to go and the rooftop view was an added bonus! (Free Wifi, included... More

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clarendonsquare, Owner at Clarendon Square Inn, responded to this review

Dear Renee Thank you so much for the kind words and acknowledgement of our hard work. Our number one priority is guest satisfaction and we are all thrilled you have such confidence in what we do. Thank you also for noticing all the little details throughout the property, including the # of stairs.... it is a labor of love and... More

3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Very nice place and close to some great restaurants. Laura and Jasmine were both very helpful. Breakfast choices were healthy and excellent. The only downside was we couldn't find our room initially as the doors (at least not the basement room) didn't have a number. Even with that little hiccup, the place still deserved a 5!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a nice B&B with nice design on the whole, the rooms are big and the beds are amazingly comfortable (One of the best I have ever slept in) the Wifi is fast and the TV has a good choice of channels. The Breakfast was also good. My only criticism would be that I found the room warm the... More

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clarendonsquare, Owner at Clarendon Square Inn, responded to this review

Dear Elliotbows, We are happy you enjoyed our comfortable beds and breakfast. After an amazing sleep experience, certainly strong and professional WiFi is next on the list of priorities. As you have found, ours it top notch. Indeed, we are fortunate to have large guest rooms in our historic townhouse. Alas, we have the best AC system available for placement... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband and I spent a long weekend at the Clarendon Square Inn, and we would definitely recommend and return! Our room was larger and much nicer than we expected. We had a "garden view" room, in the basement directly below the kitchen. You can hear the people upstairs at breakfast, but honestly it did not wake us and just... More

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Address: 198 West Brookline Street, Boston, MA 02118
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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