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Quaint place

We enjoyed strolling down Charles street with all of its quaintness. There were also restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve R
Orlando, Florida
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nice street and shopping

I lived in Cambridge for 6 months some 20 years ago and at the time went to Charles Street every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“beacon hill” (16 reviews)
Boston, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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
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
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a nice street with some nice shops. Unfortunately, I was there early in the morning, so most shops were closed.

Thank ziobilly2015
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Charles street is a beautiful area for browsing and strolling. It gives you the really flavor of Boston, as well as providing a wide choice of great places to eat or grab a drink. It's right in the middle of downtown, not to far from...More

1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Cannot visit Boston without strolling down Charles Street and its shops and alleyways. The sidewalks are narrow so be mindful of others around you but this is by far the most charming street on the east coast. But yes, there are two Starbucks and a...More

Thank KingCharlesGirl
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Charles Street is where the New World meets the Old.Lots of lovely individual shops and great bistros/cafes too.Window shop at your leisure and just chill out.

Thank nem31
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If your time is limited whilst visiting Boston, this is one street well worth a visit for it's variety of shops stores and places to eat or drink. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mike M
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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