Great location! Walking distance to Harvard, MIT, and the subway. Longwood medical area two miles away. Beautiful yard with grill and outdoor eating. This one bedroom apartment perfect for a long weekend or a month--we have everything you could need to call this home. Please note that there are stairs in the apartment.
4.8 on January 21, 2014
This review is 4 years too late as my husband and I stayed there in 2009. The reason I'm writing now is because we are planning a trip to the area sometime this year and I find myself wanting to stay here again. We went the weekend before Halloween so the main house was cleverly decorated with a huge fake spider on the house which I remember very fondly lol. The apartment was immaculate. The bedroom had a nice view with the leaves changing colors. The stairs are a bit on the steep side but nothing we couldn't handle. Everything about our stay was beyond our expectation. Jennifer had a basket with very useful maps that came in handy for us along with her recommendation's for dining out. Our experience was very lovely and we still talk about it to this day. Oh and we received a Merry Christmas card in the mail from Jennifer. What a thoughtful surprise! I highly recommend this place!!
5 on November 20, 2008
I stayed there for a few days this fall with my family. The apartment was elegantly decorated and recently remodeled with all amenities needed for a short stay. Appliances were new and clean. It was also quiet. It was about 10 minute walk away from nearest subway station. There was no parking on site but I did not have trouble parking on a nearby street. Overall, this place was exceptional. Highly recommended.
4.8 on May 13, 2008
Dear reader, I took a chance with Rockwell Haven when I booked a room there in which my boyfriend's parents were to stay. Of course I was hoping for the very best, but Rockwell Haven exceeded everything I could have imagined. Jennifer, one of the owners, was so kind and gracious. She was very flexible and helpful throughout the weekend. She even made it possible for me to stop by earlier in the week to walk through the space and make sure it met my needs. Over the course of the weekend, when my boyfriend's parents had a little problem with the hot water, she took care of it right away and went out of her way to compensate us for any inconvenience. The space itself is gorgeous-- very clean, beautifully decorated. It was a lovely space for them and I know they really felt comfortable there. I highly recommend Rockwell Haven, so much so that I told Jennifer that if the B&B business doesn't work out and she'd like to rent, to please give me a call. Really, it was a fabulous experience! Sincerely, a happy Cambridge resident
5 on April 24, 2008
I was in Cambridge for a company conference and stayed at Rockwell Haven for 10 days. It's everything they said it would be - brand new, but warm feeling. Awesome location - I could just walk up to the T and I was at my conference in no time. They're also hands-off in a way that makes you feel like you're in your own apartment. But, when I needed to ask them something about, they were right there and very gracious. It's new and they're really trying to make it work - go and love it, just like I did. The value is second to none!!
Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 6 miles
Follow signs for the Ted Williams tunnel, Mass Pike/Rte 90. Exit Rte 90 at Cambridge/Allston. Go straight across the river, onto River St. We are the third street on right-Rockwell Street. Parking on River Street.
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River
BBQ grill, Washer/dryer , full kitchen, washer/dryer in unit, full kitchen, linens, dishes/pots/pans
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Jennifer Bragdon and Jennifer Hess
Jennifer Bragdon is an operating nurse at Cambridge Health Alliance. She loves to knit, read, and bike. Jennifer Hess is a technical writer in Boston. She has been very active in local gay politics.