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Morrison House Bed & Breakfast

221 Morrison Avenue , Somerville, MA 02144 USA (Show map)
4.6
21 Reviews
$75 - $185
per night

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About

Homey, tranquil, and friendly lodging in conveniently located, vibrant Davis Square. The nearby subway stop provides quick and easy access to the entire Boston area. Walk to great restaurants, shops and entertainment. Five ultra-clean guest rooms have queen or king beds, wide-screen cable TVs and DVD players, wireless internet, individual heating and cooling controls, phones with free local calls, and a host of other comforts and details. Parking, use of a computer and printer, and home-baked pastries are just a few of the free amenities we offer. Tourists often find that our Somerville location is more convenient than many B&Bs with Boston or Cambridge addresses. In addition to tourists, we cater to those who have business with nearby colleges and companies, those in search of entertainment or a getaway, and friends and relatives of local residents. All are welcome in our beautiful, updated 1870 historic home. Davis Square Attractions... Bookstores · Irish Pubs · Somerville Theater · Unique Shops, Cafés & Restaurants · Farmers Market · Convenient Subway Stop · Bicycle Trail and More! Your stay includes a continental-plus breakfast with fresh, seasonal fruit, home-baked pastries, a variety of cereals, hard-boiled eggs, Greek yogurt, bread and all-fruit jams and peanut butter, fresh orange juice, gourmet coffee (& decaf), and regular and herbal teas. We also cater to special dietary needs - just let us know in advance. Breakfast is served at a large table in our dining room where you can meet and socialize with the other guests.

Rooms & Rates

Morrison Room

The spacious Morrison Room features a queen bed, a twin-sized Murphy bed, an antique braided rug, a nearly 9-foot high ceiling, and a lovely en-suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioning, WiFi connections, and a DVD player with premium cable TV provide for all of your modern needs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Boston Room

Light-filled and exceptionally quiet, this lovely room features a queen bed, an antique secretary, and a flat-panel TV with premium cable service. The cozy en-suite bathroom with shower has a frosted-glass window. With air conditioning, DVD-player, and WiFi, all of your modern needs are provided for. Easy access to the lovely deck.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Davis Room, Little Room

The sunny and spacious Davis Room features high ceilings and a queen bed plus a single bed. The suite also includes the cozy adjoining Little Room with single bed and three sunny windows. The two rooms may also be booked independently, in which case they share a bathroom down the hall. The bathroom is spacious, with tub and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Warren-Sparrow

Ground floor, Large and Luxuious. King bed plus twin Murphy beds. Bath with shower and tub. Additional sink and makeup area outside of bathroom. Air-conditioning. 40" TV with Showtime and DVD player. Five windows. WiFi, fridge, lots of thoughtful touches.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Winter Hill

Ground Floor, sunny, queen bed, ensuite bath with shower, fridge, Air conditioning, 32" TV with Cinemax & DVD player, WiFi, lots of thoughtful touches

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Services4.6
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.3

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family trip to Boston area

5 on September 14, 2013

This is a wonderful bed and breakfast to stay at in the Boston area. Rooms are nice with a good breakfast.


We'll be back.

5 on September 11, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay at the Morrison House. Our room was clean and charming, we so enjoyed meeting the other guests at breakfast, and it was fun area that was surprising quiet at night. Ronald and Linde are fine hosts and excellent bakers. We'll be back. Art and Kristy, East Lansing, MI.


Great Location

5 on August 06, 2013

The Morrison House is located just outside of Davis Sq. Far enough away, tucked on a quiet side street that allows you to leave the windows open and listen to crickets at night or birds in the morning without hearing traffic and bar patrons at 1am. Close enough that if you want an ice cream at 11:30 at night, it's a five minute walk to JP Licks. Or if you want a Dunkin' Donuts coffee at 5am...it's a less than a ten minute walk. David Sq has a lot to offer, with CVS, a gym, bowling, Johnny D's Lounge, and Harvard Sq is a quick train ride as is Boston Common; Morrison House is beautiful; the bathrooms immaculate; breakfasts offered a great variety of choices and I loved that tea and coffee were available all night long. I stayed in the Davis Room and it was quiet and looking out upon a spectacular garden. In the back, is a deck and patio area. It was lovely to take a cup of tea and a book and sit out there midday and relax. I would absolutely stay at Morrison House again given the chance. Irene


Davis Square in July

4.6 on July 24, 2013

We stayed at Morrison House for five days in July when we were visiting friends and family. Our room was clean, cozy and attractively appointed. We enjoyed air conditioning, the patio and the gardens as well as breakfast each morning--the fruit cups and fresh muffins were most welcome. Since it was HOT while we were there, we needed to do some laundry--this was easily arranged and conveniently done. We'd stay here again.


May 8-14,2013

4.2 on May 20, 2013

Ron and Linde were excellent hosts. Breakfast was fresh and on time every day. Rooms were always clean and neat (We stayed in 3 different rooms while we were there). Can't find a better location for Davs square. House is off the main thoroughfares which kept everything quiet at night. We will definitely stay there on our next visit


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Location

Location Type

2 subway stops from Harvard, 4 subway stops from MIT, 6 subway stops from Boston Common, Steps to Davis Square subway station, Walk to Tufts, City

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 8 miles

Directions to property:

From Logan Airport by T (subway): Your public transportation ride from the airport is free. From your airline terminal take the Silver-line to South Station. Transfer to the Red-line in the direction of Alewife. Disembark at Davis Square and follow directions above.

Area Attractions

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bowling, 12-mile tree-lined bicycle trail runs right by Inn, Shopping, Sight-seeing

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Videos, Washer/dryer , safe storage for your bicycle, Large-Screen TVs, large, fluffy towels & robes, Deck & Patio

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bowling, 12-mile tree-lined bicycle trail runs right by Inn, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Not child-proofed. Parents must be responsible for toddlers.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Our own cat, Sebastion, does not approve.

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Single night stays may occasionally be available, depending on our calendar.
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a credit card number for booking.
  • Cancellations: $25 service fee for cancellations. Additionally, you will be charged 50% of total cost for cancellations or shortened stays if under two weeks notice and if we are unable to rebook the room.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ronald & Linde

Languages spoken

English, German

Resident Pets

1 Cat

About the innkeepers

Ron is a harpsichordist and organist, Linde is a singer. We are also bicyclists, woodworkers, bakers, photographers, and world travelers. Sebastian is our seven-year-old friendly short-haired cat.

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental-plus (w. fr. fruit, hb eggs, yogurt)

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 9:00 or flexible
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , dairy-free , gluten-free


Signature Dish

Blueberry Scones


Details

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221 Morrison Avenue , Somerville, MA 02144 USA (Show map)

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