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Beacon Inn

1087 & 1750 Beacon Street , Brookline, MA 02446 USA (Show map)
3.3
9 Reviews
$99 - $199
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About

Welcome to the Beacon Inn, one established Inn, located in two brownstone townhomes on Beacon Street in Brookline. These late 19th century brownstones have been fully restored into two of the town's most charming and inviting guesthouses, offering pleasant accommodations at surprisingly affordable rates. Better rates for longer stays! Rates range from $99 low season to $299 high season. Extended stays at the inn and in our apartments are available. Please call us for more information. All buildings are situated in pleasant residential neighborhoods, within walking distance of the bustling commercial squares of Coolidge Corner, Washington Square, Boston University, Boston College, Fenway Park, and minutes away from Downtown Boston via public transportation or even a lovely stroll. The area also offers a wide variety of museums, theaters, restaurants and other points of interest.

Reviews

Overall
3.3

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  • Guest room3.0
  • Services3.8
  • Value3.2
  • Cleanliness3.6
  • Dining2.9

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1087

2.0 on October 03, 2009

Window panes fit poorly together leading to a night of outside air hitting my neck. Reading wasn't much of a pleasure as energy saving dim light bulbs seemed to be the norm. shower seemed to be less than hot if any one of the other rooms were also taking a shower. And since when is a room the size of a closet cost $219 with all the other disadvantages described above?


Recent Stay (Oct-08)

2.6 on October 05, 2008

The building was very traditional to the Boston area. Our room was facing the main street and every 10 minutes throughout the night you could hear the train go by. The breaker tripped when I was drying my hair. The "breakfast" was very small. They had bagels (no cream cheese-they were out), one day they had instant oatmeal, the next day they did not have any more. It is basically bagels, muffins, and coffee. We had to park in a back alley and squeeze the car into a "space" that was terribly small.


Acceptable

3.0 on September 26, 2008

Nice rooms, average service. The word "breakfast" makes you expect more than you get here, still acceptable.


Great Stay

4.2 on July 22, 2008

The Beacon Inn is pleasantly located in a residential area, although feet away from the T-trains. Lots of local dining and shopping around, and downtown is easily accessible too. I liked the quiet and pleasant atmosphere, although my room had a brand new flat screen TV and they have wireless internet as well. Nice mix of modern amenities and old school charm.


Beacon Inn 1750

4.0 on June 17, 2008

We found the staff to be very helpful and pleasant. The room, which we were not aware of when booking , was an emergency exit room. The exit sign was at the foot of the bed and shown right into our faces. The bedspread was torn and dirty as were the pillow shams. Floor was bare and stickey. Commode, sink and tub were clean but parts of bathroom weren't. Locks on doors were loose and hard to lock. We feel we certainly could not recommend this B&B


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Location

Location Type

Brookline, City, Suburban

Airport

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

Directions to property:

Take the Sumner Tunnel from the airport. At the end of the tunnel stay left and go up the ramp onto 93N. Exit at Storrow Drive. Take Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit. Stay in the right lane when coming off the exit. At the first light, take a right onto Beacon Street and follow until you reach Kenmore Square. At Kenmore Square, make sure you stay on Beacon Street, which is the middle street. Continue on Beacon Street for .7 mile in the left lane. Make a U-turn at Hawes Street and you are at 1087 Beacon Street. For 1750 Beacon Street DO NOT make the U-turn. Go straight down Beacon Street for 1.5 miles and it is on your right just past Washington Square.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Ocean, Fenway Park, Trolley Tours, Duck Tours, Science Museum, John F Kennedy Birthplace, Hynes Convention Center, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Golfing, Boston Sight-seeing, Movies, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: A full night's deposit is required.
  • Cancellations: Our cancellation policy requires 14 days notice to receive the deposit for the room back less a $25 cancellation fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

David

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

bagels, muffins, cereal, juice

  • Time Served: 8am-10am
  • Serving Location: reception area

Details

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1087 & 1750 Beacon Street , Brookline, MA 02446 USA (Show map)

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