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Newbury Guest House

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We stayed for 2 nights. The location was great, it is located on Newbury St it was near the Hynes Convention Center where my friends and I went to for Anime Boston. The distance from the guest house to the convention was close so whenever we got tired we were able to return to the room to relax for a...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice guest house, well located to walk to just about anywhere in Boston. Staff were fantastic, breakfasts included from The Roost restaurant. We'll be back in the spring, for sure! Close to many attractions, Fenway, Boston Common and Boston Public Library, lots of history, in a very historical town.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 nights. A charming cottage feel. All employees couldn't have been more helpful an courteous. We felt we were near shopping and public gardens which is a small walk.Had beautiful weather so could walk where we wanted to go.Will definitely stay at Newbury house when we return.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Boston on business a few times a year. I've stayed at various hotels but the prices in the fall for Boston hotels is quite high. Price point for this guest house was good for Boston. Close to my job and restaurants. Newbury St. is always busy and festive and the guesthouse is close to everything. The room...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest plus is that this hotel is close to the Hynes convention center. It is located on the quaint Newbury street. This was the 4th time I stayed in this guesthouse and the place what definitively has improved is the breakfast area, that now doubles as a bonafide restaurant after breakfast hours. The room I had was small but...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to shopping, dining, theater - can't beat the quaint charm of this guest house. We stayed mid-week so it was relatively quiet but I assume on weekends it may be noisier. Overall would stay here again for sure !!

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Newbury Guest House for 2 nights in October. We really liked the homey feel of our room. The breakfast was very nice and the staff polite and helpful. Our son attends Berklee College of Music, so we will be in Boston a lot in the coming years. We plan on staying at the Newbury Guest House...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Newbury guest house is a wonderful place to stay in Boston. Went with a friend and we walked the whole city from this location. Even up to Bunker Hill while following the Freedom trail! We DID take an Uber back due to weather and exhaustion. The stairs are a little wonky, and it's hard to get your bags in select...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Newbury Guest House (NGH), a bed-and-breakfast boutique hotel on Newbury Street in Back Bay Boston, is located almost directly opposite the Hynes Convention Center (CC) on nearby Boylston Street -- in terms of actual steps, the NGH is closer to the CC Center's exhibition hall than the two big chain hotels at the south end of the CC complex....

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful guest house.Comfortable bed and room all facilities.Good friendly helpful staff.Breakfast included only disappointment no variety offered.But would go back again.Ideal location in a lovely street.

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Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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Additional Information about Newbury Guest House

Address: 261 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2402
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: RM590 - RM1,352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Newbury Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Newbury Guest House Hotel Boston
Newbury Bed And Breakfast
Newbury Guest House Boston
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#29 Family Hotel in Boston
#41 Romantic Hotel in Boston
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“If you need quiet to sleep ask for a room facing the alley. Newbury St is active at all hours.”
 of 5 bubbles jdc55, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There's a noisy exhaust fan at the back of the hotel (they promise to fix it); Rm 408 particularly noisey.”
 of 5 bubbles charl0ttesville, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If taking the elevator, rooms on the west side require navigating a few steps.”
 of 5 bubbles foodsterPortland, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on Newbry Street have great views but are LOUD! If it's a weekend you will hear drunken revelry into the early morning hours.”
 of 5 bubbles kate2003, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms that end in "12" are at the end of the hall and tend to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Edistotiger, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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