We stayed here for four nights at the end of April, 2012. We had a lovely twin bedded room with private bath and kitchenette, and it was very comfortable. The location is most convenient, being in the Beacon Hill area, just across the street from the Charles/MGH RedLine MTA stop, and within walking distance of a number of restaurants, shops, with the Charles River just across the road.
Our room was in the lower level so we expected it might be dark, but it was bright and airy, and we did not notice any street noise like others have mentioned. We had a television and large closet, large bathroom (was outfitted for wheelchair accessibility) and a large kitchenette area. It was spic and span clean, and everything was well maintained.
This is a charming old building, nicely furnished, and gives you a real sense of living in genteel, old time Boston rather than just a chain hotel. Breakfast was included (rolls, assorted pastries, fresh fruit (bananas and apples while we were there - these were also available throughout the day), coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and juice which was enough to get us off to a good start for our days of sightseeing.
The staff were friendly and helpful. Also, the kitchenette turned out to be very handy There was a full size refrigerator, a microwave, sink, stovetop with a set of basic cutlery. - we were able to bring back doggie bags from dinner, along with some ice cream for the freezer for late nite snacking!
The value was excellent - it cost us roughly half of what we would have paid if staying at the large hotels in town. Overall we really enjoyed this stay - I would definitely stay here again on another visit to Boston.
- Also Known As:
- John Jeffries House Hotel Boston
- John Jeffries House Boston