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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here over a weekend. I was pleasantly surprised when I walked in the door. The Penthouse has large windows with great views. Overall the apartment is fairly spacious and bright. The kitchen and pantry are well appointed with glassware, plates, wine glasses, etc. There are three bedrooms in the second level one is small but comfortable enough. This... More 

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Haiti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stayed in may 2016, absolutely lovely apartment. Location was perfect just on the common and very close to a T stop (metro). Apartment was perfectly clean and well kitted. Very comfortable for 2 people!

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed hear at the end of April with my girlfriend, absolutely lovely one bed apartment. Location was perfect just on the common and very close to a T stop (metro). Apartment was as clean as could be and well kitted out wanted for absolutely nothing, couldn't recommend the place highly enough if your visiting Boston, the location itself will set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Really good location and close to most main attractions in boston. Flat was ideal for our two kids and ourselves and a lot better than sharing a hotel room. Flat was compact with two small bedrooms, small kitchen living room and toilet. All rooms were clean and comfortable. We would use this again if staying in boston

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed here in July 2015. Located directly beneath the Penthouse, this apartment is noisy. There is no insulation between the floors and we could hear every footstep that was taken in the penthouse overhead, along with conversation. Plus there was a pulsating buzz (likely caused by outside air conditioner compressors), that resonated through the bed, making sleep very difficult!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If I could give 3 and a half that would be fairer but I can't so there it is! Location cannot be bettered, it really is in the best place and with Beacon Hill around the corner all meals and drinks needs easily catered for ( check other reviews by me). Here with a friend so the cost v two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed in the bi- level 2 bedroom/ 1.5 bathrooms.The flat Is in a lovely building and the location is excellent. We walked everywhere and we felt very safe walking around at night.It is also large, with two living areas and lots of storage which I had not expected. I now understand that a "half bath" in the USA means... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We stayed here the week leading up to Christmas and were really impressed,It's location is amazing and really suited us!It was a quirky,clean apartment, with a high level bookcase and an original wooden library ladder to move along the books!We don't mind walking and this really was in walking distance of everything. Beacon hill and in fact all of Boston... More 

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Melissa, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

we rented a 3 bedroom/2 bath unit at 113 Beacon St. The location is great BUT, 2 of the beds consisted of mattresses laid on a raised floor. Our husbands could not even stand up! The bathrooms were in poor shape and in dire need of renovation. Much of the furniture was tired and worn. The ac window unit was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed in a lovely furnished apartment in the heart of Boston. The location was perfect - just off the Boston Commons with easy access to the T, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment - and the accommodations were perfect - furnished one bedroom apartment with a full kitchen, TV and cable, 20 foot ceilings, and great security. I... More 

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Staying in Back Bay

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy architecturally unique suites in a Boston Back Bay brownstone.This 150 year old brownstone is located in one of Boston's most prestigious and historical neighborhoods. Just steps away enjoy sailboats and summer concerts along the Charles River, or relax in the Boston Public Gardens. You can experience the buzz of Boston's Financial District and marvel over the gold embossed State House built in 1798 where the metal work of Paul Revere is proudly displayed.After a long day at the office or an exciting city tour, you'll be glad to return to all of the comforts of home. Beacon on the Common provides an eclectic selection of private suites that tastefully mix old world charm with modern appointments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Back Bay Beacon

Address: 113 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $169 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Back Bay Beacon 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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