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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My 17 year old daughter and I stayed at encore for one night while touring colleges. Although we had very little time there, it was absolutely lovely - the room, the location, the hosts, the food. As someone who does not sleep well I appreciated being able to take a late night walk along the brownstone lined streets and find... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Jessica. We absolutely appreciate and thank you for your effort to leave this review at the TA website after only a one night stay. Glad you enjoyed the neighborhood even in the evening. Yes, we hope that your daughter will choose Boston for the city where she wants to study, but warn her about the Boston winters! We are... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Encore is a lovely BnB with a European feel and a welcoming host. My husband and I stayed for a long weekend in December. The room was comfortable and clean. The breakfast was perfect – yogurt, granola, egg, a pastry and a strong cup of coffee – energized us for the day without leaving us feeling overly full. Reinhold is... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest! We are happy that you remembered a stay, that must have been memorable and we are looking forward to your return visit next month! Thank you so much for writing this review! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came to Boston for an executive physical, vacation, and wrapped up our stay with a Hall & Oates concert. It was a lovely trip and Encore BnB was a great part of that enjoyment. Reinhold was away from the city during our stay but his exceedingly helpful replacement, Johnny, "did him proud." Johnny helped with all... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Gregory. Thank you so much for a fabulous review, which is highly appreciated. We are especially pleased that Johnny our house sitter seemed to be an excellent substitute for us while we had a shot summer vacation. Only one issue needs to be addressed, which might mislead potential future guests. Visitor parking is only unlimited during weekends (limited to... More 

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Encore was my girlfriend’s first B&B experience. Normally a hotel person, she enjoyed it enough to try future B&Bs. When we arrived, Reinhold greeted us immediately, showed us the parking and graciously helped carry our luggage up to the room. Be prepared for stairs! We lodged in the Bernstein Room which is on the second floor at... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We are really happy that you introduced your girlfriend to B&B's - the alternative to hotels. Definitely a more individual choice and it sounds like you have a had a successful first try! I hope I didn't come across too opinionated regarding restaurant recommendations - my partner calls me sometimes too German! I always get the impression that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Encore is a small (4-room) B&B in a 4-story historic brownstone townhouse located a few minutes' walk from the Back Bay T station. Be prepared to climb stairs! Very comfortable room with modern bathroom, WiFi, local phone, Bose music system and flat-screen TV. Reinhold is a gracious host. We plan to return to Encore on our next trip to Boston.

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear James. Thank you for adding your review to the numerous excellent ones we got from previous guests. The greatest compliment for us is always when guest plan return visits to Encore. More 

NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a delightful stay at Encore B and B. It is a lovely inn in a great location, definitely walking distance to many of Boston's many attractions and public transportation. The room was nicely appointed and was a good size. We enjoyed a wonderful continental breakfast in a comfortable, sunny breakfast nook. We will definitely stay... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest. We especially appreciate your effort to write a review even after a one night stay only - thank you! No doubt we are looking forward to a return visit to Boston and Encore in the future. More 

Southington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

While we only stayed one night and it was our first time at a B&B, we would definitely recommend Encore. Reinhold was very welcoming and helpful. The location is great. We walked home from the North End in about an hour at a leisurely pace which included a stop at the Commons. Walked to Blackbird for donuts in the morning... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest. We are happy that you gave B&B's a chance for your overnight stay while visiting Boston and we hope this wasn't your last stay in a B&B. Thank you for the praise on the location, which is important to know for future guest. Thank you for your effort to write this review. More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Our first visit to Boston - and we couldn't have made a better choice of B&B! With our comfortable spacious room (Bernstein) and big spotless bathroom, together with lovely continental breakfasts prepared by our friendly host Rheinhold, and with some interesting theatrical decor for good measure - this is a little gem! Encore is in a very attractive district -... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Surrey Travelers. Thanks again for choosing Encore for your time in Boston and for your excellent review. It contributed to another milestone in Encore's history: 750 reviews on this side alone. Without a doubt we wouldn't be were we are without all the guests that appreciate what we do. Thank you and thanks everybody who left a comment. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I am so glad we decided to stay in this small and lovely B&B rather than one of the big standard hotels. It is on a quiet charming street in Boston with rows of brownstone houses, so we felt it gave us more of a sense of what it really feels like to live in Boston, which I am sure... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Diana. Thank you for a glowing review and for taking the time to write it. It comes at the right time, after we experienced a real let down a week ago. Happy that you appreciated the "euro-spartan" interior design. I wish you would have communicated problems with the WiFi because a system refresh might have done the trick. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

A friend suggested staying here on a recent trip to Boston and I am very glad I have found this little gem! We stayed in the Albee Room and it was very nice. The room is large and well appointed. There are exposed beams and brickwork in the room which really demonstrates the character of the place. There is a... More 

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Reinhold M, Owner at Encore Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear AirlineBuff. Thank you so much for a rave review after you stayed for only one night. We are definitely happy that you followed your friends recommendation and tried us out. Of course we would love to have you back sometime in the future and also hope that we will be able to serve you breakfast, which you missed this... More 

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Staying in South End

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South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Encore is a Boston bed and breakfast in the historic and trendy South End neighborhood. The ideal alternative to typical hotel lodging, Encore Bed and Breakfast offers 21st-century comfort in a 19th-century town house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Encore Bed and Breakfast

Address: 116 W Newton St, Boston, MA 02118-1203
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Price Range: $227 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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