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Encore Bed and Breakfast

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116 W. Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118
Encore Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 4 days at this establishment and enjoyed every day. It is located in a Boston brown stone building on Boston's South End. It has four very clean rooms and the owner really keeps a sharp eye on the place. The breakfast is exceptional and the location is perfect for foodies. The restaurant scene close by is also very... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Encore was delightful! Gorgeous room (Albee, top floor), beautiful old brick row house, and lovely host, Reinholdt. We stayed three nights, and every time we returned it was like coming home to a perfect, cosy, nurturing space - a perfect "get away" from the hectic intensity of college visiting. The neighborhood is fantastic. It was so convenient to have booked... More 

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New Jersey, US
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Felt like we were living right in the middle of a very local/residential area, and was so easy to navigate our way to the other areas of the city. Room was spacious, not glamorous but that wasn't what we were looking for. Reinhold was great, I was in Boston proposing to my future wife and he made special accommodations. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great stay at Encore. The room was spacious and elegant and it's a great neighbourhood, lots of funky places for dinner. I was there for a conference which kept me pretty busy, so it was nice to come back to a quiet, lovely room at the end of each hectic day.

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sarah. How fabulous that you remembered and found the time to write a review on TA when you are in the process of thinking about a repeat visit. Thank you so much. We are definitely looking forward to have you back visitng Boston and Encore. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second stay at Encore and like I told our most gracious host, Reinhold, if I am ever in Boston again, it will be where I stay. The theme and decor are unique and definately catch your eyes as you wind up and down the stairs to your room. The room we stayed in (Albee room) is very... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sam. What a fabulous compliment for me personally coming from a returning guest means even more - thank you for taking the time for sharing your experience at TA. Too bad the weather wasn't good enough to take advantage of the deck in the Albee room; hopefully there will be a chance someday in the future that you can... More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Encore for an evening before having an early flight out of Boston. It was a wonderful way to spend our last night in the States. The room was spacious with a very comfortable bed and great decor. Our hosts welcomed us on arrival and had great advice on local knowledge. The South End is... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Susanna. We just wanted to let you know that we highly appreciate your review, that was written after just a one night stay. We are happy that you got enough time to explore a "taste of the South End" More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I travel frequently to Boston for business and now always stay at Encore. It is located in a safe, fun neighborhood with plenty of dining and entertainment options within easy walking distance. The Charles River running trail is close and easy to get to. The rooms are spacious, very clean and have all the amenities of a hotel including very... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for a stunning headline for your review and your effort to write it. I hope you know how much we value you as a repeat visitor at Encore and we definitely don't take it for granted that you let TA users know how much you appreciate your repeated stays with us More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I are big fans of Encore B & B and have stayed in the Bernstein Room perhaps five times in the past eight years. The neighborhood has changed over that period and is quite spiffy, though it retains its aged charm. Great restaurants in walking distance, easy access by the T or walking to museums and music... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am ashamed, that your fabulous review get's such a late attention, but I am sure you are aware what we went through this winter in Boston. My energy level during this snowy winter was close to zero. Thank you so much for your repeated visit, both David and I are looking forward to your next one, which might be... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here while on a mini-vacation in Boston for the New Year. Reinhold is very nice, and willing to accommodate you with just about anything. The Albee Room is fantastic, with a nice view of the neighborhood from the balcony. The Orange Line T is a short walk away, there are all kinds of restaurants nearby... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guests. It was such a pleasure hosting you. I am still so disappointed that the coffeemaker didn't function the way it was supposed to, when you left in the early morning. Glad you didn't have the freezing temperatures that we have now during your visit. You should come for a visit during the summer - you will love it! More 

Hingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I wish we could have stayed longer had our schedules allowed. The Sondheim room was very clean and comfortable. Good quality shower and bath accoutrements are always appreciated by those who pack just a little too light (like myself) and who then forget to bring the necessary accessories from home. One night is not enough time to really enjoy all... More 

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Reinhold M, Manager at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Caitlin. Thank you again for choosing Encore for your weekend get away in the city and thank you for taking the time to review us. As you said, one night is not enough, but you are so relatively close by, that you always could come - may be for another birthday! More 

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