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The Bertram Inn

92 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA 02446
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Ranked #3 of 14 Brookline B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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new york
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All hotels were booked in Boston, where a colleague and I went on a 2 day/1 night business trip. But we found this gem, a lovely B&B perfect for business or leisure. The rooms where comfortable with excellent bedding and shower. The welcome and service was outstanding: they agreed to receive our many boxes of materials for our event, and... More

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is so comfortable. You are welcomed like family. There are snacks out all day and the breakfasts are great. The location makes it easy to get around by T or car. Great choice. I'm a repeat visitor. It's my home base when I'm in Boston.

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Griswold, CT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful find for staying in Boston. The inn was charming. The hostess Dia was just the best. Made great recommendations for dinner was helpful We stayed in Room 8 a King room. The room was VERY clean, well decoraated with antiques, There were snacks, juice, coffee tea anytime. Breakfast was terrific... a hot egg dish, and a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I stayed here with my son (in a separate room) in January 2012. We were impressed right from the first moment after our arrival. My room was gorgeous and my son's was lovely too. There is a lovely sitting room where we met up with local friends who were meeting us for dinner (our friends actually arrived before we did... More

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Hatfield Peverel, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We booked this for the appeal of a smaller, more friendly hotel. Upon arrival we were told that Room 5 had no en suite, and whilst in the small print it said this was the case, for $681 for three nights it hadn't occurred to us that you would not have this as standard. The room itself was in need... More

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bertramBrookline, Manager at The Bertram Inn, responded to this review

Dear Joolesv8, Thank You for bringing the conditions of the room’s care to our attention, As innkeepers we heavily rely on our guests to let us know when objects and parts of the home are in need of repair, as it is rare when we have the ability to utilize a keen eye for these details! We will be sure... More

Melbourne, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

While in Boston for 3 weeks, I had the pleasure of staying at the Bertram Inn as well as the Samuel Sewall Inn due to a mistake made by my department's secretary. I moved between rooms quite a number of times during my stay and as a result, I was able to see a great number of rooms during this... More

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Rochester, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Have been staying here for a decade. Everything about this place is wonderful from beds to breakfast. Staff is accommodating and friendly. Very comfortable sitting room, porch and deck. Close (1block) to T, can walk to Boston if you desire (1 hour). Snacks available all day, major newspapers delivered daily. Less than 20 min to the Pike.

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We discovered The Bertram Inn in March of 2013 and have stayed there four times in 3 different rooms (our favorite is the 3rd Floor aerie). It is charming, cozy and so convenient to the "T" Stop. And Brookline has great shops and restaurants that are all within walking distance from The Bertram. We have family in Boston and travel... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I spent only one night at this delightful Bed and Breakfast, but wish I could have stayed longer. The staff is cordial and helpful, and the decor is charming. Snacks and baked items are available all day, and breakfast included a hot breakfast casserole, fresh fruit, yogurt, an assortment of baked goods, and cereals. I returned to the inn after... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed two nights with friends, and found the inn to be clean and comfortable. The location is great for visiting Boston, and a short walk to Brookline restaurants and shops. About the only drawback was the breakfast. Nice, but pretty basic, not much more than you might find at any chain hotel offering free breakfast. The times we've stayed... More

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Address: 92 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA 02446
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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When traveling to Boston, the Bertram Inn serves as an oasis from the hustle of downtown Boston. Located two miles from the heart of the city and one block from public transportation, guests are able to remain close to the cultural and business centers of Boston yet return to the tranquility of a bed and breakfast. ... more   less 
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