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The Boston Christopher

476 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in room 6 for 5 nights. It was a little compact but had good kitchen facilities with everything you need to prepare your own meals. We loved the location, it was like your own home from home in Boston yet everything was so accessible with a train station less than 10mins walk. The views from the roof... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a studio apartment it was a first class experience. We got to stay in a beautiful Brownstone building that felt like a home away from home.The apartment was clean, tidy and well equipped with enough crockery and facilities to prepare your own meals. We had access to lovely balcony and there was also an amazing roof terrace with... More 

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adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After reading such mixed reviews we were worried but decided to book anyway due to location and cost. Yes the hallway is dark, steep, and the carpet is a bit grubby. Yes there is no elevator or front desk, but we knew this and were prepared for this. Apartment 4 was very clean and nice and the kitchen was well... More 

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Chicago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I have never had occasion to negatively review a place whilest staying at it, till now. The WIFI is worse that that in countries of Southeast Asia like Myanmar. Last read till it stopped being able to be tested, 0.16 Mbps. This is leaving us unable to work. The reason we're in Boston. Though it's June1, at 42 F outside... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Just awful! I booked this on Expedia, believing it to be a "hotel", as described on the website. It is not a hotel. It is an unstaffed apartment building, with filthy carpeting, piles of dead leaves and dustballs in the entryway (there is no lobby), shabby aging fixtures, and no amenities. There was no mention that my room would be... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed here from the 29th dec to 3rd jan. Having stayed previously in 2013 we were a bit disappointed with a few things. The sofa bed is broken so we had to get a blow up bed from the inn at st boldolph and discovered late that night that there were no extra blankets just a sheet and due... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a week at the end of October. The location was perfect - close to Back Bay Station, The Prudential mall and many good bars it was also walking distance to Boston Common. The whole experience was easy and enjoyable. The apartments are private and accessible by a code which was emailed to us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I've stayed here twice now. I actually really like that this place has no front desk (or any person) on site. It was nice to feel like I actually lived in the South End in my own apartment. Entry codes sent with email confirmation. I put codes in a note on my phone just in case. It's walkable to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment for 3 nights in October and were extremely disappointed with the accommodation. The entrance is dark and the carpet smelt, the stairs are steep and narrow making it difficult to manage the suitcases up 3 flights of stairs . The flat badly needed an upgrade, walls and soft furnishings were dirty and marked... More 

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Chicago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The room itself was nice: spacious with a full kitchen and reasonably clean. However, too many things were wrong with the room. To begin with, there was no thermostat so the room was hot and stuffy with no way to change it. The mattress was covered in plastic so you stuck to it all night long. The clockradio was broken.... More 

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