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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay with Betsy and Marcos during Halloween. The BnB had a very very warm and welcoming atmosphere which indeed was enhanced by the hosts' concern and friendliness. We particularly enjoyed the fresh bagels and fruit salad in the morning. On the Park is clean, comfortable and beautifully located in Columbia Park at convenient distance to Coolidge... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, safe and secure. Great breakfast, including the best fresh fruit salad ever! Beautiful home in a lovely residential neighborhood--an easy walk to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation. Reliable WiFi, parking, two porches, beautiful antique clocks and handmade pottery! Thanks for a great weekend!

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

On the Park B & B is an old house situated in a very nice area near the Jewish Quarter in Brookline / Boston. The hosts were not present upon our arrival, but they had left a welcome and introduction to us. Our room was not flashy but adequate and clean and next to the bathroom, which belonged to the... More 

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Marcos and Betsy's place while visiting our son, who is a student at Boston University. (So convenient when restaurants, movies, and shopping are within walking distance - no car necessary!). The company and comfort were top-notch. We were told in advance there was another family with children staying at the house... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

We spent 9 nights at 'On the Park'. The B&B is clean, homey and is beautifully located ON A PARK in a quiet yet lively Coolidge Corner neighbourhood. But more than that, the owners are extremely attentive and welcoming. A hearty breakfast was served every morning, along with lots of great coffee. Enjoying a glass of wine on the beautiful... More 

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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

88 on the park is a perfect B&B, we stayed here for 3 days in June 2016 with our two children. We had two large bedrooms with a bathroom shared between us. The hosts Betsy and Marco are extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms are very clean and the homemade breakfast is wonderful.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

We returned to On the Park for a four-day visit in May 2016, after a year's absence. We had to make sure we could stay here before we made our plane reservations. Betsy and Marcos are the best. They maintain a very high standard, and we will plan our next trip to Boston around availability of a room being available.... More 

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have stayed at On the Park three times, and always enjoy our visits. Betsy and Marcos are warm and gracious hosts who make you feel comfortable from the moment you enter their B&B. The guest rooms are cozy and clean, and the breakfasts are delicious and satisfying. We have had delightful conversations with other guests over breakfast and while... More 

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel like family at this delightful B&B on one of the nicest streets in Brookline. A former home where five children were raised is now a cozy and welcoming retreat in a very safe and quiet neighborhood. The house is convenient to both bus and train stops as well as some... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

4 girls came back to this same place that we rented 25 years ago for a 25 year reunion for medical school.. BETSY AND MARCOS still look the same and were great hosts. The beds were comfy , we hung out in the living room catching up with each other, and enjoyed a nice breakfast together. IT WAS THE PERFECT... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hundred year old house with parking, on a park, walking distance to public transportation, Boston University and Longwood Medical area. Great restaurants and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Park

Address: 88 Columbia St, Brookline, MA 02446-2432
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Price Range: $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
On The Park Hotel Brookline
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“Choose a room with a private bath”
 of 5 bubbles bibiwepr, May 29, 2016 | Read review
“You should know that the bathrooms are not "en suite" -- however, you have quite private access to to your private bathroom from both rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Viejerasue, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles patellen2015, Aug 20, 2015 | Read review
“My tip is: You won't need a tip. The owners, Betsy and Marcos, will help you far more than any suggestion I could possibly make.”
 of 5 bubbles rspill, Mar 15, 2015 | Read review
“We liked the room at the end of the hallway with its own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles DAAFY, May 19, 2014 | Read review
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