We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“A Customer Oriented Book Store!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Brookline Booksmith

Brookline Booksmith
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Brookline
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Customer Oriented Book Store!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2011

Refreshing change from other book stores like Harvard book store or used book stores like Brattle. Unlike the latter two, it does not make customers to wiggle through narrow aisles or congested spaces to browse through selections. It has lots of space to comfortable walk through the aisles. It has enough chairs to sit and read for kids and there is a large enough space in its basement for a communal book-reading. There is a old book cellar, but the overwhelming old book smell is thankfully absent. Neat arrangement. Good categorization. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Cons: Bit expensive, when compared to online sites...but, that a given. I didn't notice a restroom for customers.

Visited November 2011
Helpful?
Thank Magesh M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

80 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    65
    13
    1
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first

Travelers who viewed Brookline Booksmith also viewed

 

Been to Brookline Booksmith? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing