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Aisling Bed and Breakfast

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21 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights in July 2015. We had such a wonderful time. The room was great, location was excellent (we walked everywhere), and the hosts and breakfasts were amazing. We hope to be back.

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate the great review! We love it when guests take advantage of our neighborhood, the South End. So many good places to eat and access to transit and tourist sites. More 

Long Beach, California
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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were so excited to be staying at the Aisling Bed & Breakfast after seeing all the amazing reviews. However, our experience was not like what others raved about as we learned upon arrival that Dympna and James were off on a trip of their own. Apparently, they are so much a part of the experience that... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are sorry for your disappointment. We try our best to notify guests when Dympna and James will not be able to host, and we hope you get to meet them next time. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for three nights in early June and wished we could have stayed longer. James and Dympna are wonderful hosts and their home is beautiful. Dympna's delicious breakfasts (served on beautiful china) were different each morning and are like nothing else we have experienced in other B&Bs. The reloadable card for the buses was a great... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to see you again! More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cannot say enough about this perfect gem of a place. Even more so, James and Dympna were beyond the most amazing hosts. I feel as though they are family now because of their wonderful way of making you feel right at home. The rooms are so well decorated and kept so nicely where you feel as though you're staying... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! The goal of Dympna's Irish hospitality is to make everyone feel like they are at home. We are so glad you felt that way and hope to see you again soon. More 

France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming property in a lively Bostonian neighbourhood. We loved our stay in Aisling and the excellent hints of the owners to unwind in the city. James and Dympna are wonderful hosts and make you feel at home the moment you contact them, cannot praise enough their generosity and thoughtfulness throughout our stay. We really enjoyed breakfast time and the wonderful... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We jokingly refer to Brooklyn as the Boston of New York. More 

Nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was indeed a special place to stay, and our lovely hosts,Dympna and James, made it extra special. We appreciated your lovely company at breakfast and your extra care and kind offers of transport on two occasions,which certainly made our stay so much more relaxed.Thank you both for a wonderful stay in your beautiful city of Boston.

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We try our best to accommodate guest's transport needs. Boston is tough to navigate, even for pros like James and Dympna. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Me and my boyfriend stayed at Dympna and James for two nights. It was the best experience! It was the most welcoming and warm home, Dympna and James did everything to make our stay comfortable and we felt almost like visiting family. They deserve 6 stars!! The B&B is located in a great neighboorhood with lots of good restaurants, shoppingstreets... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate your review! Dympna brings her Irish hospitality everyday and we find that Europeans enjoy the experience over a traditional hotel. More 

Prather, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Aisling is located in an attractive brownstone in the South End, where a number of similar Victorians grace the quiet streets. Located just minutes from downtown, the area was resurrected in the 90’s and has become one of Boston’s most popular neighborhoods, with good restaurants and boutique shops. As others mention, Dympna and James, physicians who hail from Dublin, provide... More 

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dympna appreciates your comparison to Julia Child! We have had the HVAC people come out and the cooling problems have been addressed. Thank you for the review. More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in the Salthill room at the end of May. The room was comfortable,spacious and quite at night. Our hosts Dympna and James were very helpful with information to make our stay in Boston go smoothly. The breakfast offered plenty of choice and large helpings to keep us going through most of the day.

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Damon M, General Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay, Dympna loves hosting guests and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Aisling Bed and Breakfast is beautiful, clean, conveniently located, warm, and welcoming! Our room was charming and comfortable. Our bathroom was luxurious. Breakfast was delicious from start to finish - and the added bonus of spending time with James and Dympna was the icing on the cake. LOVED every minute there. PLAN to be back as soon as I can... More 

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Damon M, Manager at Aisling Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We look forward to your next trip to Boston. More 

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