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Cottbus, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice house in beautiful neighborhood, room very comfortable and quiet, excellent breakfast , relaxed atmosphere ,very well located: 15 minutes walk to Prudential Tower, about 40 minutes to city center, very friendly, helpful and reliable host. Everything is very well organized . To put it briefly: ideal place for discovering Boston! On our next trip to Boston we'll be... More 

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

What could be better for an innkeeper to start a week then a great review on the TA site, it can only be topped by your intend to return sometime in the future. If the election tomorrow comes to a good end tomorrow this will be a great week! Thank you so much for your effort to write a review. More 

Lourdes, France
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights at the end of September. Stylish and comfortable room. Very good breakfasts. Would be good to have in-room coffee maker. Restaurant list provided was useful. Wi-Fi was very inconsistent.

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

Dear Guest! Your review sounds like you stayed in September, before we bought new equipment to enhance our Wifi, however we must admit that we use Comcast, which unfortunately is the only provider in our area and their service especially in the evening is not optimal. We have noticed that our new equipment brought an improvement for our guests. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the 3 nights spent here whilst visiting Boston. Delicious breakfasts and friendly, welcoming host. Located in a nice area of the City, only a short walk in. Was useful being able to purchase tickets for the Old Town Trolley Tours directly from our host.

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

We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and obviously the Tour with Old Town Trolley, because you are the first guest mentioning the convenience to get your ticket from us. We are happy to provide this service! Thank for taking the time to ad your review to TripAdvisor. More 

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We came in Boston the first week end of October for a couple of days and stayed at Encore B&B and we loved! Quiet place, very beautifull neighborhood, a lot of things to do around (public library, trinity church, Copley and Prudential places). Reinhold is a very nice guy and gave us a really good service. We had the Robbins... More 

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

Nothing could be a better compliment for us then your statement to feel "Home away from Home" - thank you and thank you for your effort to write a review. We will be more then happy to host you again some time in the future. Please make sure to check our very affordable Winter rates, when you can explore other... More 

Temecula, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5-day stay in the South End of Boston at Encore B & B! I give credit to our very gracious host, Reinhold for making our stay such a wonderful & memorable experience! We would absolutely stay there again. Whenever he made restaurant recommendations, we would end up raving about where he had sent us. Our favorite... More 

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

Dear Karen. You made my day for the simply reason that it improved our ranking at TA to the place I strongly believe it should be. I was heartbroken this morning to fin us at rank #5, but that happens when guest despite giving us a great review think TA does a hotel ranking. I hope you don't mind if... More 

Paris, France
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

We always like to stay in B&B's as you get a chance to speak with the owners and staff and other travellers - this was a super place. In a four storey 'Brownstone' in a quiet street walking distance from all the main places to visit, and 500m from the underground. Reinhold, the owner, was very kind and helpful -... More 

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

Dear Martin. Thank you so much for your great review, which helped us to get back to a ranking at TA we are used to! Yes, we try to be up to date what is going on in the local restaurant scene to be able to make recommendations to our guests and I apologize if I come across to be... More 

Brussels, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

This was our first trip to Boston and we couldn't have been happier with our choice to stay here. Hotels in Boston are very expensive, so this offered a most affordable option and it turned out to be a better experience than we would've gotten staying in a hotel anyway. It's located on a quiet street in a historical district,... More 

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

Thank you Tyler for this excellent review! If we contributed to make your trip to Boston a memorable one we are more then happy. We hope that you will be able to have a return trip to Boston sometime in the future. More 

Tackley, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We spent three comfortable and enjoyable nights at Encore B&B. Our room (Edward Albee) was comfortable and attractive, the breakfast very good, and the owner/innkeeper, Reinhold, was charming and helpful. The location, in the South End, is good and quiet, with lots of good restaurants, shops, etc, nearby, but not far to walk to the hustle-bustle of Downtown.

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

Dear Guests. Thank you for adding another excellent review to this site. A welcome plus at the end of a troubling day, when the fire alarm went off for no obvious reason. Luckily you haven't been hit by such an event during your stay. We are happy that you had a comfortable and enjoyable time staying with us. More 

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

On our first trip to Boston, we were initially a little disappointed not to be able to find suitable accommodations closer to the city center. But we could not have found a better place to stay anywhere in the city. The neighborhood is easily accessible and away from a lot of the city traffic and commotion. There are many restaurants... More 

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

This review sounds like we have been able to make our guests all around happy, which is our major goal. We couldn't do it without the quality products we receive every morning from the Flour Bakery, which recently was awarded the Beard Award, the highest recognition in this country. Our location in the South End is a real Foodie's paradise.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

This is a lovely place to stay in a great location - everything is nearby and walkable with some great bars and eateries on the doorstep. The B&B is a small cosy place with immaculately clean rooms (something very important to me). The proprietor couldn't be more helpful and even orders in your choice of fresh bread and pastries every... More 

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

Thank you Emma for your kind review. I am already looking forward to your next visit. If it is happening I would ask you to challenge my flexibility regarding breakfast. Especially, if you want to sleep in there is most likely a space on the table for you! 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 )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $124 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Nice Albee Rm. balcony view onto the quiet street during the day & view of some city lights at night.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenOTLS, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“stairs are a bit steep”
 of 5 bubbles MartinP707, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the top floor to avoid noise from above”
 of 5 bubbles 28emm, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“If you stay on the 4th floor you won't hear people walking above you”
 of 5 bubbles Menorcafans2014, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“we had room at top with balcony and views of downtown Boston, worth the wee bit extra”
 of 5 bubbles JLONTOOSH, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
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