Clarendon Square Bed & Breakfast

198 W. Brookline Street , Boston, MA 02118 USA (Show map)


A Boston Bed and Breakfast in the South End. Stylish, comfortable and quaint. We are centrally located in a historic district of 19th century townhouses and stylish restaurants in downtown Boston. Theaters, shops, and tourist sites are just steps from our door. The Clarendon Square B&B is perfect for a casual visit, or a structured business trip; we are right where you want to be. At the Clarendon Square Bed and Breakfast you will experience accommodations with modern design and an interior décor focused on style and sophistication. A B&B offering the amenities of a luxury hotel along with the personal service of an intimate Inn. Let us help you find the perfect dining spot, plan a night out, or prepare for a special occasion. Relax in our spacious suites or our spectacular roof top hot tub, open year round and promising memorable views of the Boston skyline. The Clarendon Square bed & breakfast is designed for those who appreciate luxury and is welcoming to all. Historic by design, our building does not have an elevator and stairs are required to reach all guest rooms. We are more than happy to assist with luggage for your comfort. We hope you will join us for your Boston visit.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.2

Perfect! Simply Perfect!

4.6 on August 21, 2017

Clarendon Square is such a delightful privilege! For my finances, it is pricey but sooo beautiful. I was only in Boston for one night which allowed me to be able to afford it. It is everything a great upscale BnB could ever be. You would be remiss if you never stayed there!

Excellent Bed and Breakfast

5 on August 12, 2017

This is an outstanding Bed and Breakfast! Beautiful building and fantastic service.

The best B&B I have stayed in!

4.4 on August 07, 2017

I absolutely loved my week here. I have no negative comments to make! I felt right at home from the minute I arrived. The owners and their staff are fabulous, so friendly and helpful. If your going to Boston and need a place to stay this is it.

Outstanding Bed and Breakfast

5 on June 29, 2017

My husband and I stayed here for the first time. It is gorgeous and luxurious with a delicious breakfast. The two innkeepers are fabulous and are outstanding hosts, paying attention to every detail, and making our stay relaxing and comfortable. The rooms and common area are spotless and have a warm inviting feel while also being modern and functional. We loved it and even invited the innkeepers to visit us if they are ever traveling to Hartford! (This is not something I often do). It was nice to be able to mingle with the other guests if we chose to, and they were all very interesting and fun people. Everything is walking distance and we didn't use our car once even though we had it. I will absolutely recommend this location to others and come back here again on our next trip to Boston. Outstanding!

Once again the Clarendon Sqaure Inn provides a stellar stay!

5 on May 22, 2017

This is our favorite place to stay in Boston for so many reasons. The decor of the common areas to the rooms, the cleanliness, the warmth of the manger Gabrielle, the amazing roof top, and so much more. A true Boston experience not to be missed. We can't wait to come back - again!

Great B&B in good location

4.0 on May 22, 2017

This is our second visit and loved it just as much as the first time. We find this is in such a good location for the train station and T, so getting around is very easy. Hot tub a perfect end to the day. Will definitely be coming back.

Wonderful Clarendon Square

5 on May 10, 2017

Our room was large, with a lovely bay window for watching "life go by." very comfortable bed. Flowers in the bathroom! Breakfast was chock full of delicious and healthful choices. The hostesses could not have been more friendly and helpful. A most pleasurable stay.

Perfect place in Boston

4.6 on May 04, 2017

Very nice place, beautiful location and rooms. In a quiet area of the city. We thank for the hospitality and advice we had, in where to go and what to do. Staff so sweet, rooms very nice.

Great Hospitality for Boston Marathon Trip

4.8 on April 30, 2017

Great location. Game at Fenway, mass at Cathedral, brunch at Bee Hive and marathon finish line all within easy walking distance. Beautifully restored and great neighborhood. Our first stop the next time we're in Boston.

An excellent experience!

5 on April 24, 2017

A surprising friendly and homely bed & breakfast in the perfect location. Just follow the crew's advice for an unforgettable stay!

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Rooms & Rates

Deluxe Queen

• Spacious with sitting area and one queen bed • Egyptian cotten sheets • Private ensuite bath with limestone and tile • Plush Frette bath robes • Aveda bath amnities • Large LED TV • Custom decorated with designer fabrics and original art • Ornamental marble fireplace or a private bamboo garden • Stairs are required • Please click "Enlarge" to see more photos.

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

Interior Queen

Decorated in the Hollywood Regency style and like an interior cabin on a cruise ship • 280 sq ft • Romantic lighting, designer fabrics and crystal chandeliers • Private bath with Aveda amenities • Flat panel LED TV • Frette bath robes • Iron • Although smaller than our Deluxe Queen guest rooms and WITH OUT A WINDOW, this option includes all of our property amenities at a lower price • Please click "enlarge" to see more photos.

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

Luxury Suite

Experience complete luxury on a private floor in an apartment sized suite • Queen bed alcove • Full living area with sofa, marble fireplace, large LED TV, desk and lounge chairs • Barrel vaulted mahogany dressing room • Limestone bath with double sinks • Soaking tub for two • Large walk in shower room with two shower heads and mirror • Heated floors • Aveda bath amenities • Stairs required • Please click "Enlarge" to see more photos.

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

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Location Type

T Stop: Back Bay Station, Copley Square, Hynes Convention Center, Back Bay / South End, Downtown


Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 4 miles

Directions to property:

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Ocean, Live Theater, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Luxury 100% Cotton sheets, Aveda Bath Products, Roof-Deck Hot Tub, Down Pillows

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Theater, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited with well behaved parents!
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: During high season
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit of one night is collected at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: A deposit of one night is collected at time of booking including a $45 non-refundable reservation fee for each room reserved. Please see our website, or policies at time of booking, for details on cancellation fees and cut-off dates. All cancellations must be made in writing via email to Clarendon Square. Your reservation is not cancelled until you receive a cancellation number from our staff. Travel insurance is often worth its small cost. Please purchase insurance if you have reason to be concerned about canceling your trip.
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Stephen Gross & Bobby Ciletti

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We both love to travel, both overseas and domestically. We have a passion for modern design and like to stay in unique properties. We have a very high standard for accommodation both at home and when we travel. So you will benefit as a guest at Clarendon Square.

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  • Time Served: 8:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options


Signature Dish

Custom House Tea
We have David's Tea Company custom blend an afternoon tea for us.


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