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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2009

My husband and I were attending a surprise birthday party for a close friend. Due to various events, it was difficult to locate a vacant hotel. We stumbled upon the website for this B & B and decided to take a chance. Our room was beautiful. The roof top deck was quite enjoyable. The service exceeded our expectation. We actually... More 

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miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

i came to visit boston for 3 days trip with my wife, i had very nice time,great location on the high end street of boston next to shopping center and plenty of stores on the same street ,the hotel was like family business, amazing a breath taking decor like louis 15 furniture with a side walk restaurant me and wife... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009

My husband and I saw this hotel on our last visit to Boston and decided to stay here on our latest trip. It is a gorgeous brown stone hotel in the heart of the most posh place in Boston. We stayed in a luxurious room with a queen size bed and television for 2 nights; for the reasonable price of... More 

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Shorty77
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2009

The website for this hotel clearly displays photos from the previous owners. None of the furniture depicted in the photos still remains in the building. The hotel barely resembles the advertised experience, and the experience to be had is something you would be well served to avoid. The owner of the hotel is an irrational and rude little man. Although... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2009

We spent an enjoyable week at the Newbury. The room was basic but clean with a big flat screen television on the wall. Unfortunately, there was no safe in the room, but just before we left we observed that safes were just being installed. Coffee and tea were always available in the reception area, with cardboard cups, so even the... More 

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montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2008

Do not stay at this place! It is very noisy outside on the terrasse! It's impossible to sleep before 3 AM. There's no air conditionning during the night. The shower faucets are broken and stay in your hand when you finally turn them on. There is no breakfast served. No room service at all and no telephone to call. The... More 

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Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2008

The owner of this hotel if pompous and rude. I needed to find just one night's lodging close to a conference because of a mix up with another hotel reservation. I knew it would be difficult, but the owner of this hotel was rude and condescending on the phone. I tried to call back later to talk with someone else... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2007

The hotel is very old, therefore, it will cannot be considered as other 5 star hotels like the Westin, which is behind it. It was very comfortable and clean. The owner and his son were very nice to us. The location was FANTASTIC and the contentinal breakfast was also great. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone who wishes to pay... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2007

Do not stay here. The place looks more like a dirty warehouse full of antiques than a hotel. The breakfast that was to be included with our stay was never available and the dinner reservations made were never honored, in fact there was no one in the kitchen, or no, there was no kitchen to begin with. The place should... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2007

We went to the Jewel of Newbury because all hotels were occupied. We met the owner who was very strange and a bit scary. His mood swinged within one minute! After a sightseeing in the hotel we didn't choose to stay here. It was worn out, a very scary owner and no other guests. He wouldn't let us go and... More 

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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Address: 254 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2403
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $225 - $1,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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