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Back Bay Beacon

64 reviews
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (35)
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Pets Allowed
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Really good location and close to most main attractions in boston. Flat was ideal for our two kids and ourselves and a lot better than sharing a hotel room. Flat was compact with two small bedrooms, small kitchen living room and toilet. All rooms were...More

3  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stayed here in July 2015. Located directly beneath the Penthouse, this apartment is noisy. There is no insulation between the floors and we could hear every footstep that was taken in the penthouse overhead, along with conversation. Plus there was a pulsating buzz (likely...More

1  Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 22 June 2015

If I could give 3 and a half that would be fairer but I can't so there it is! Location cannot be bettered, it really is in the best place and with Beacon Hill around the corner all meals and drinks needs easily catered for...More

3  Thank brianthelion
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed in the bi- level 2 bedroom/ 1.5 bathrooms.The flat Is in a lovely building and the location is excellent. We walked everywhere and we felt very safe walking around at night.It is also large, with two living areas and lots of storage which...More

Thank pongowaring
Reviewed 30 January 2015

We stayed here the week leading up to Christmas and were really impressed,It's location is amazing and really suited us!It was a quirky,clean apartment, with a high level bookcase and an original wooden library ladder to move along the books!We don't mind walking and this...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Price range
USD 176 - USD 548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
USD 176 - USD 548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (1)
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Gianna H
8 April 2015|
Response from Acemumbles | Reviewed this property |
That's a tricky one!Parking is difficult.We were able to find a place at the back of the apartments, but it was just for the one day that we'd hired a car.There are a few public car parking places close by-but they are... More
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"You might hear the fans in the top floor rooms, but it's white noise, really."
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"Ask for unit PHR which is the rear penthouse on the top floor. The front penthouse does not have the same..."
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