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Rutland Square House

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56 Rutland Square, South End, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)
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Rutland Square House
Ranked #26 of 46 Boston B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I are currently staying at the Rutland square house..and all I can say are great things Peter the proprietor greeted us warmly when we arrived and even found me a parking spot for FREE may I add for the 3 days we are going to be in Boston, which is not an easy task to do .when... More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is an ideally located BnB in the heart of Boston City.An easy 10 min walk from the metro/train Cn be charming for people who prefer old houses with wooden floors and old style furniture , which might not be antique but just plain old. The rooms are quite large , though not very bright. The breakfast is do-it-yourself muffins/... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The place is located slightly far way from the metro and other locations of interest so we had to have a daily walk of 10/15 minutes to get to the metro or to other locations where one would go to do stuff. The place was clean and the breakfast was basic. The toilet facilities were interesting as the toilet next... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We walked up the steps and when we tried the door, we were called from under the stairs. The owner invited us through a five foot door and a second door into a charming hallway. The owner (I never internalized his name) explained the way the house worked. He takes cash and travelers checks—no credit cards. The kitchen has a... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a very pretty house, centrally located in Boston. The rooms are very large and pretty, with a lot of wood, nice lamps, etc. Bathroom is shared, and slightly noisy, but my sleep wasn't disturbed by it. The neighborhood is nice, and the place is easily reachable. I would go here again.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The house itself is everything you would want from an old Brownstone building in Back Bay!! High ceilings, big rooms, loads of character. And a great location, only a few minutes walk from the T. The only downside is the plumbing, which is in need of updating (noisy central heating), and an interesting composting toilet in the shared bathroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The house itself is extremely beautiful, and is located in a nice neighborhood of Boston. I walked myself back from the subway at 10pm and still feel as safe as I could be. The property is around five minutes walk from the subway station so you need not to worry about how to get around. The host is extremely helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Location is excellent, our room was charming and clean. Breakfast arrangements were a very simple serve-yourself set-up, which suited us but may not be everyone's cup of tea. Host was very helpful both before and during our stay.

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Cambridge, UK
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Such a great house, one cannot help but imagine its history. I loved the wooden floors and the staircase. The artwork on the walls was varied and interesting adding to the charm. Yes the plumbing needs updating and don't stay here if you want ensuite bathroom but everything was clean and I felt comfortable walking around on the rugs without... More 

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Rochester, NY
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were in Boston for the first time for a weekend together. The location cannot be beat. It is a 5 minute walk to the Prudential Center and Boylston Street and Fenway was only a 15 minute walk. The subway is also very close by. As for the house, it definitely has old charm but needs some updating. The carpets... More 

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Address: 56 Rutland Square, South End, Boston, MA 02118
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Number of rooms: 28

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