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Back Bay Beacon

113 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #25 of 45 Boston B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cantonment, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful brownstone, great location, decent size. Beds were very comfy. Living room was incredibly cramped when the blow up mattress tried to be inflated. At check in the furniture was in disarray but management sent someone to fix it and also gave us our one bedroom apt a night early as there was no pull out couch as promised. Everything... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with family friends for the weekend and it was wonderful. Modern appliances and tons of beautiful lighting. It's right near the Boston Commons and all of the shops right along there and the building itself is lovely inside and out. Though I admit it was a little hard to maneuver the baby carriage up and down the stairs... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

If you're a bit of a princess then this probably isn't for you, but if you want to stay in a location that's great for all Boston has to offer and you don't want to pay a fortune then it's certainly worth considering. I would have been happier without the banging from renovation in an adjacent apartment that started at... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is a 3 BR, 2 BA condo my friends and I rented for 7 nights for about $3200. The location is great. It might've rated four or five BUT... When we arrived, the AC wasn't working and it was 84 degrees in the condo with no window that opens. Stifling. I called Ferne, the InnBostonReservations property manager, and the... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Very conveniently located to Copley Square, Freedom Trail and Boylston Street. Food at the two restaurants was very good, the breakfasts were outstanding. I stayed in two queen room, ample space and great nights sleep. Within walking distance to sights, dining, and historic attractions.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Just stayed at the penthouse this past weekend and it was amazing! The views, the rooms and the kitchen and bar area stocked with dishes and glassware. The bathrooms are gorgeous and super updated. Honestly though, my favorite part about this building is the elevator and access to the roof. I had a few other friends staying with me and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Very clean and excellent location in my favorite neighborhood. The only thing that was wrong was that the washer was broken- it didn't agitate and our clothes didn't get clean. We had to schlep it down to the Beacon street laundromat twice. Other than that- great layout and perfect for a family of four. We will be back!

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Vienna, VA
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

You really can't beat this location, within a block of the Public Garden and very near Copley Square, the Freedom Trail and the T. We were in Unit 5F, which had clearly been renovated since some of the reviews for it last year. This is not a huge unit, but has two distinct bedrooms and some good living space. It's... More

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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Just spent 3 nights at the Back Bay Inn - Room 4R. The location of this Inn is fabulous. One block from Boston Common Park makes it easy to get anywhere in the city. This charming Brownstone has been neglected. The unit was furnished with second hand furniture and cheaply finished. The window in the bedroom is being held in... More

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san francisco
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We needed a last minute place to stay for 2 nights before heading out to the Cape. This was literally the only place available to rent....so it was better than sleeping on the street. Just barely. The 2 bedroom we stayed in was on 5 or 6 levels, it was like a 1980's funhouse. You entered into the mini kitchen,... More

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Also Known As:
Back Bay Beacon Hotel Boston
Back Bay Beacon Hotel
Address: 113 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
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Ranked #25 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy architecturally unique suites in a Boston Back Bay brownstone.This 150 year old brownstone is located in one of Boston's most prestigious and historical neighborhoods. Just steps away enjoy sailboats and summer concerts along the Charles River, or relax in the Boston Public Gardens. You can experience the buzz of Boston's Financial District and marvel over the gold embossed State House built in 1798 where the metal work of Paul Revere is proudly displayed.After a long day at the office or an exciting city tour, you'll be glad to return to all of the comforts of home. Beacon on the Common provides an eclectic selection of private suites that tastefully mix old world charm with modern appointments. ... more   less 
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