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Reviewed 2 October 2008

This is a great place to stay if you appreciate an establishment which is designed in excellent taste but which is also extremely comfortable. The staff are friendly and welcoming and we had a great three days in Boston using the Clarendon as our base. BTW I am not as a rule inclined to write reviews but this place was... More 

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NJ
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Reviewed 19 September 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Clarendon for 3 nights during our vacation in Boston. This property defines "clean" and "well-appointed". The room was amazingly decorated and cared for (we stayed in the suite) as were the common areas. It was really like staying in someone's home, and not a hotel, someone with great style and taste! The rooftop... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2008

The Clarendon Square Inn has a very attractive interior design, and lives up to the pictures you see on its website, but we felt that it was a little too pristine and lacked feelings of homeliness or comfort. Don't get me wrong, I love stylish hotels. But some parts of the Clarendon Square Inn just aren't that welcoming. Take, for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2008

My fiance and I stayed here for only 1 night, but I wish it would have been longer. The rooms were perfect and beautiful. The decorations are absolutely gorgeous, but more importantly the hosts are wonderful. We always felt like we were in our own home and were always very well taken care of. The jacuzzi on the top of... More 

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ontario
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2008

the front beckons from the moment you step foot on the sidewalk. the real charm, however, lies within. every detail is taken to heart.... from the amazing decorating to the fine linens and care to furniture arrangement. the breakfast was a wonderful mix of continental with a flair for the european. we hated to leave each day and were always... More 

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London
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Reviewed 18 July 2008

Wonderful location - so close to some really great restaurants and shops - and such a beautiful place to stay. Rooms are very comfortable and smart and the staff, including the infinitely patient Karen, really helpful. All the place needs now is a lift and it would be perfect.

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dallas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2008

Having just returned from a trip through three states, I can easily say this was our favorite place to stay. The house is beautiful, and tastefully decorated. Karen, the manager, was friendly and accommodating. The B&B is located within walking distance of numerous activities, so a car isn't necessary. I highly recommend staying here.

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 30 April 2008

I was in the Clarendon for 9 nights. I was very happy there. It was like living at home, I was leaving early so Jeffrey and Karen showed me how to serve myself an early breakfast in the kitchen. It is a wonderful brownstone house with a luxurious interior. They are very kind and with great eye for details. Rooms... More 

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London
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Reviewed 30 March 2008

Clarendon Square Inn was such a delight, from the quality of the rooms, to the fabulous bed, to the lovely manager Karen. The Inn is in a great location, with lots of great restaurants nearby and close to transport. We loved the atmosphere, and the way that all of the guest looked like they felt at home - we certainly... More 

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hanover, nh
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Clarendon Square for three nights this March. We were not sure what to expect of a B&B in the city, but from the time we arrived to the time of our departure we have been exceedingly impressed. The space is gorgeous- modern with beautiful furniture and all of the amenities. The people, including... More 

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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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  • Hot Tub
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Clarendon Square Inn

Address: 198 W Brookline St, Boston, MA 02118-1280
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Price Range: $232 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Clarendon Square Hotel Boston
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“Ask for a street view. Don't forget the stairs when booking.”
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“Our room in the lower ground floor had a lovely little patio/outside space.”
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