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Beautiful Back Bay Duplex

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Commonwealth Ave Building
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Downstairs guest bathroom
1 of 23Commonwealth Ave Building
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
A truly spectacular duplex condo in a Back Bay brownstone located on Commonwealth Avenue. The condo has been featured in brochures for interior design! Stunning 4 bedrooms, 3 working fireplaces. 2500 sq feet and absolutely beautifully furnished. Everything from a Sub Zero fridge to high thread count linens! The location is the best in Boston. Back Bay on Commonwealth Avenue. One block from the shops, restaurants and spas on Newbury St. One block from the subway. Two blocks to the Esplande to walk/run on the Charles River or over the bridge to Cambridge. bed 1 (king bed) bed 2 (queen bed) bed 3 (two twin beds) bed 4 (one twin bed) *Please note: The BOSTON MARATHON nightly rate is $1600 with a 4 night minimum. The marathon runs right by my condo!! An extremely thorough cleaning ser...A truly spectacular duplex condo in a Back Bay brownstone located on Commonwealth Avenue. The condo has been featured in brochures for interior design! Stunning 4 bedrooms, 3 working fireplaces. 2500 sq feet and absolutely beautifully furnished. Everything from a Sub Zero fridge to high thread count linens! The location is the best in Boston. Back Bay on Commonwealth Avenue. One block from the shops, restaurants and spas on Newbury St. One block from the subway. Two blocks to the Esplande to walk/run on the Charles River or over the bridge to Cambridge. bed 1 (king bed) bed 2 (queen bed) bed 3 (two twin beds) bed 4 (one twin bed) *Please note: The BOSTON MARATHON nightly rate is $1600 with a 4 night minimum. The marathon runs right by my condo!! An extremely thorough cleaning service is completed before and after your visit. Everything is laundered from mattress pad, duvet/coverlets, blankets, etc. I have two tandem spots available for $30 per spot/night as well. Parking is directly outside the rear entrance of the condo. I do have an excellent quality air mattress for an 8th person, but would charge an additional $100 per night. Thanks! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: STR411534More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2011
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Wonderful location, perfect for families and Karen is a first class host. Close to Newbury shops, Prudential Centre and great restaurants. Beautiful decorated and perfect home away from home.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MarkMid12
Karenkstevens, VR Owner at Beautiful Back Bay Duplex, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thanks so much for the wonderful review! You were awesome guests!

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Went to Boston for the 4th of July. Wanted to be close to the esplanade where the Boston Pops 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular was held. First the location is perfect two blocks from the ramp to the esplanade which runs up and down the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Happiness363374
Karenkstevens, VR Owner at Beautiful Back Bay Duplex, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thanks! And you were great guests. I hardly noticed you were here!

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous one month stay in this lovely home. So centrally located, just a walk away from Newbury St. where we had our favorite ramen resto and a quick Uber ride to nearby areas. Our temporary home had all the comforts and amenities...More

Date of stay: January 2018
2  Thank ksza1000
Reviewed 20 November 2017

During the last days of October, on a New England fall weekend, we have the opportunity to gather the Family at Karen’s place. We came from Caracas, Bogotá and Toronto, after two years without being together. Boston and Karen’s lovely place were great choices. It...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank 689alfredog
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Loved our stay at Back Bay Condo. Karen was extremely helpful and thoughtful. The condo was well stocked, comfortable, and in the perfect location. I already miss the house and Boston!

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Rebecca W
Karenkstevens, VR Owner at Beautiful Back Bay Duplex, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks so much Rebecca!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We are a family of seven, ranging in age from 20 to 74, who rented this condo for a five day family reunion. The owner, Karen, was very easy and helpful to work with and responded to all our questions, both before and during our...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Phil C
Karenkstevens, VR Owner at Beautiful Back Bay Duplex, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

You are so kind. i'm happy everything went so well. And thanks again for being such considerate guests - you left my place absolutely spotless which was not necessary, but very much appreciated! You were fabulous guests. And thanks for your helpful suggestions as well!

Reviewed 21 July 2016

My family joined me on this Boston trip for my graduation in May. We stayed there for almost a week. There were 7 of us and we were all very impressed by this vacation rental and the owner, Karen. The apartment itself has two levels...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank ConstantTraveller777
Karenkstevens, VR Owner at Beautiful Back Bay Duplex, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thanks so much Alex. And congrats on your Harvard degree!! Karen

Reviewed 21 September 2014

We rented this for a conference which was held at MIT. Instead of staying in hotel rooms, our group decided to sacrifice a bit of our individual comforts for the sake of large living areas. We opted to rent this duplex for 7 people. The...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank EmbarqueMaBelle
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We couldn't have hoped for anything better, the house is 5*, very spacious and extremely comfortable. Great location being just a block away from the wonderful Newbury street with all the great shops and restaurants. Thanks to Karen for her wonderful hospitality, nothing was to...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank 263Davidm56
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

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Date of stay: November 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Back Bay - the most beautiful section of Boston
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