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Pleasant

Pleasant enough area for a wander. Has a quaint selection of shops and cafes and bars and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MrMrsHappyR
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Nice Location

Next to the Boston Common is a great place for a stroll and to check out the neighbor hood... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Spuddler
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Charlottetown, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pleasant enough area for a wander. Has a quaint selection of shops and cafes and bars and restaurants. Some nice buildings too.

Thank MrMrsHappyR
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Next to the Boston Common is a great place for a stroll and to check out the neighbor hood. Butchers hardware coffee shops and restaurants to name a few. Worth the visit.

Thank Spuddler
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Always have to take time to wander Charles Street. A fun and delightful mixture of shops await, including Black Ink and Tatte Bakery. There is a charming hardware store, gift shops, a chocolate shop, several restaurants...I was very excited to visit the little shop that...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lovely shops and restaurants, some quite upscale. I enjoy window shopping and stopping in the cafes.

Thank MargaretBenefiel
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Not only does this street have great Victorian architecture (people come from all over the USA to view) it has some great little niche shops. One in particular is Savenor's the butcher and grocer. We bought our Thanksgiving meat there and it was fantastic. We...More

Thank Dawn T
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed strolling down Charles street with all of its quaintness. There were also restaurants and shops all around.

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I lived in Cambridge for 6 months some 20 years ago and at the time went to Charles Street every weekend to shop and window shop. On a recent visit with family, I found that many antique stores are still there. The old maps and...More

Thank schmidtmg
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Just off the Commons in a pleasant neighborhood this is a decent street to take a stroll and window shop. A few antique stores couple small restaurants, salons, coffee shop and miscellaneous. We went down one side then back the other side. Probably will not...More

Thank CDM49
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a great old street with cobblestone sidewalks. Our hotel is just at the end of this street near the river and we love walking it and checking out the shops and restaurants. The street is filed with small boutique type shops, restaurants, bars...More

Thank TahitiZ
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in an apartment there for 2 weeks. Was a pleasant experience. Some good food places around. Nice old style architecture.

Thank Shamsh T
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