Encore Bed and Breakfast

116 W. Newton Street , Boston, 02118 USA (Show map)


Encore is a Boston bed and breakfast in the historic and trendy South End neighborhood. The ideal alternative to typical hotel lodging, Encore Bed and Breakfast offers 21st-century comfort in a 19th-century town house. Conveniently situated and beautifully appointed, Encore Bed and Breakfast is the ideal "home away from home" for business travel, vacations, honeymoons, and romantic getaways. Encore Bed and Breakfast features spacious guest rooms furnished in classic contemporary style with scenic views of Boston's skyline. Each room has a private bathroom with shower, queen-size beds, cable TV with DVD player, telephones, and other amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Encore Bed and Breakfast is within easy walking distance of the Hynes Convention Center, Copley Square, Symphony Hall, the Theatre District, and the Back Bay, as well as the fine restaurants, galleries, theatres, and shops of the South End.




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

Encore B & B

5 on April 17, 2011

My husband and I stayed from 9 through 13 April 2011 at the Encore, a delightful bed and breakfast in the South End of Boston. Location was great, walking distance from the metro system and the Freedom Trail and some superb restaurants. Our room was very tastefully decorated and sunny, and the bed was very comfortable. We were lucky enough to have the room with a balcony which was very nice as we had good weather and could sit outside. Our host made us feel very comfortable and served us a delicious breakfast day. The pastries couldn't have been fresher as he went out and bought them fresh every day from the baker. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. This is a top B & B! Leonard and Marianne from Dallas

Best ever!

5 on June 05, 2009

My boyfriend and I celebrated our four year anniversary in Boston and stayed at Encore. the $140 room rate was a bit much for us but we got a fourth night free, so it evened out! The location was absolutley key. It was within walking distance of the heart of Boston. There were great cafes and restaurants everywhere. The B&B itself was decorated beautifully and well kept. Reinhold was an exceptional host. His breakfast was delicious and had lots of choices. He was quick to go the extra mile. I packed a pair of boots and mismatched them from two pairs I have, one black and one brown. He was more than happy to find black paste so I could polish the brown shoe black and look somewhat acceptable. He even offered his museum membership card for us to use. It was a great experience.

Excellent place to stay!

4.0 on December 03, 2008

We stayed there for three nights and simply loved the place! The rooms are immaculate, it is tastefully decorated, it has an excellent service, warm management and it is located in a beautiful neighborhood with easy access to everything.

A perfect neighborhood B&B

4.8 on December 26, 2007

Boston is full of large, impersonal hotels and I've stayed in many of them. And I've usually avoided B&Bs since most are stuffed with chintz and Victoriana. But the past few years I've been returning to Boston's Encore, right off Tremont Street, to enjoy the modern rooms, beautiful neighborhood, closeness to downtown, and countless good restaurants. I've stayed at the Encore on both business and personal trips to the city. The B&B proper is two floors of a restored townhouse on elegant West Newton street. I like: the large beds with quality linens; the modern baths; host Reinhold who knows everything about Boston; the strong European coffee and delicious granola (among other choices) for breakfast; the wireless Internet connection; and the Bang & Olufson stereo in each room! This is a B&B for people who love cities, vibrant neighborhoods, and comfortable lodging with character and thoughtfulness.

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Rooms & Rates


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


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


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


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

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Location Type

Boston, South End


Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Museum

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Computer , DVD/CD player

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

BSO and other Concerts, Theater Visits, Exploring Museums and Galleries, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No we provide a nonsmoking environment
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day min. stay over weekend, 3 -4 days during special events and Sept/Oct
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: To guarantee a reservation, we require a single night's rate via credit card or personal check.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be made at least 14 days before arrival date to receive a refund of your deposit; a cancellation fee of $35.- will be applied. Cancellations made less then 7 days prior to the arrival date are subject to forfeiture of 50% of the reservation total. No refunds for cancellations made 24 hrs. before arrival
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Reinhold Mahler, David Miller

Languages spoken

some French, English, German

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  • Time Served: 8:00 - 10:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Nook

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