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Abigayle's Bed and Breakfast

Bay State Rd at Deerfield Rd , Boston, MA 02215 USA (Show map)
39 Reviews
$105 - $175
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Our charming brownstone, built in 1896, is set on a quiet, tree lined street adjacent to Kenmore Square and the Charles River and very near Boston University and Fenway Park. It has been lovingly maintained as our private residence for two generations. All original architectural details have been preserved. There are modern amenities with old world Victorian charm. Our rooms include: queen bed with a single futon sleep sofa (for a small child only) or twin beds that can be made into a king bed with a single futon sleep sofa (for a small child only) with private attached baths. There is also a single room with a private bath in the hall and a single room in which the bath is shared with another room. All rooms have TVs, private phone lines, desks and A/C. They are on the 3rd or 4th floors. Help yourself to self-serve continental breakfast in the dining room. We are around the corner from the subway. Smoke free · Children welcome · One parking space and Parking lot 1/2 block · Lots of knowledge about Boston PLEASE NOTE: UNLESS SHORT NOTICE THERE IS A 2 NIGHT MINIMUM, 3 NIGHT MINIMUM IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER,MARATHON AND OTHER LARGE EVENTS.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining3.8

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Great location!

2.8 on December 13, 2014

This was a great location because of convenience to Green Line around the corner as well as walking distance to Museum of Fine Arts at the Fenway and to other sites. It's on a fairly quiet street for a city block and there was complete quiet in the building itself. My single room and bathroom (unfortunately in the hall) were very clean. I appreciated having a mini-fridge as well as hot-water maker in the room. Room is small, but has a desk as well as reading chair and lamp. The owners were kindly, even allowing me to overstay checkout time so I wouldn't have to carry my luggage while viewing an art exhibit the last morning. Lihwa also went out to buy ginger tea and almond milk when she learned I couldn't drink any caffeinated beverages or regular milk. I would have preferred a hot breakfast, given that it was winter, but I understand about city rules regarding kitchen use, which Lihwa explained. This B&B is an easy place to stay if you wish to simply come and go with ease, with your own set of keys. There's no communal area for congregating with other guests, except at breakfast table. It was just right for my 3-night stay.

Abigayle's B&B

4.0 on December 01, 2014

Excellent location, wonderful building, reasonable price, responsible and attentive but not intrusive hosts.

Stay at The Brownstone

4.0 on November 29, 2014

I enjoyed my stay there. The owners were helpful and warm.

Very good place to spend your holydays

4.4 on October 19, 2014

The house is really making you fell the flavor of Boston. Excellent.

cute place

4.8 on October 19, 2014

The location was very convenient,i really liked the old timey charm, the people running it seemed very nice. It was pretty quiet, and very spacious in the Queen room 3c. Only complaint was the bed is very hard, maybe one of those memory foam pads would help. I did not eat the food.

The perfect place to stay in Boston!

4.6 on October 14, 2014

Clean, comfortable, affordable and a good location - I am glad we made the decision to come there. We had a wonderful time. Thank you!

Perfect location and accommodations.

3.8 on October 13, 2014

Great location - a block from the T, congenial hosts, room had everything I needed, plenty for breakfast, and the price was right.

Lovely Experience

4.4 on October 05, 2014

I spent three nights at Abigayle's B & B (operated by Lihua Thelmo and her husband); I think I had the smallest available room, but still very suitable. The building is old, charming and immaculate. Location is ideal in the BU neighborhood, with the Kenmore station around the corner and in walking distance of a park by the Charles River. Only had time for one breakfast, and that was good and more than adequate. The Thelmos were very kind and helpful with directions; Mr. T. insisted on getting up at a terribly early hour to help me carry my case downstairs; yes, there are stairs, and lots of them, so must have good legs/knees to manage this lovely accommodation. Highly recommended.

Boston experience

3.0 on October 05, 2014

Location was great. We met some interesting people from other countries. I was a little surprised there was no common room other than dining room. It was a good value.

My Boston Stay

5 on October 05, 2014

Everything that I needed plus more was provided to me during my stay. I only wish I would've found out about this sooner!

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Rooms & Rates


This is a charming room with bay windows, decorative fireplace, queen bed, an attached bath with shower, desk and satellite TV.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $155

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Location Type



Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 5 miles

Directions to property:

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Zoo

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Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Historic sites, Museum, Red Sox Baseball, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4 PM flexable
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% at time of reservation. Balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival for standard dates. During Marathon, graduations, Fall and special events balance due one month prior to arrival.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation fee $25. 2 weeks or less of arrival, 50% of any nights not rebooked during standard dates. 24 hours or less, non refundable the first night. During Marathon, graduation , Fall, and other special events cancellation fee $100. Cancel one month or less prior to arrival, non refundable for nights not rebooked.



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  • Time Served: flexible
  • Serving Location: Dining Room


Bay State Rd at Deerfield Rd , Boston, MA 02215 USA (Show map)

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