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Address: Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118
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A great place to spend a week

While in Boston for a week on business, I chose to stay in south end as it was still easy to get everywhere I needed, but was outside of the busy downtown.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
James F
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

While in Boston for a week on business, I chose to stay in south end as it was still easy to get everywhere I needed, but was outside of the busy downtown.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our first time staying in this area and it is so wonderful. It is quiet yet packed with wonderful restaurants, bars, architecture, art galleries, etc... I had way too much fun!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

One of our road trip stops, was really nice. Loved the old streets. The buildings are so different compared to South Florida, love them bricks. Recommend.

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

One of the posh places in Boston. Good place to visit for window shopping and checking out the galleries in olde Boston. Cobblestone streets, brownstones, great restaurants. Fun place to explore.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is such a cute, neighborhood, the food is good in some restaurants! Check the reviews first if is authentic, because the second restaurant I visited the food was just not authentic (Olive garden is better)! I can't remember the name but just do a little research as the food can be quite pricey. Have fun!

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

My husband and I stayed at a B&B in the South End, so we had the area to explore for a full four days. We loved the cobblestone streets, brownstone homes and buildings, eclectic mix of fun and funky shops and restaurants, as well as a good, solid offering of grocery and pharmacy stores. We walked for two miles one... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The South End seems to always be missed bu visitors, not that anyone in complaining. It probably has some of the best stores and places to eat in the city. The dog friendly area also has a lot of cool dog stores and bakeries. The best lunch spots in the city and the SOWA market from spring to fall. I... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Skip the touristy parts of Boston and head to the South End to see quintessential NE architecture, brick sidewalks, tree-lined streets. Throw in some of the most creative restaurants, cafes, and quirky shops and you've got a great mix of old and new. Many fabulous coffee joints, Flour Bakery, Blackbird Doughnuts, pocket parks, community gardens, and of course, SOWA. You... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

If someone asks you what does Boston "look like," show them this neighborhood (well, Beacon Hill too). The cobblestone streets and historic brownstones make for a great walk. Plus, there are lots of little shops all around to eat or shop. And if you're a gay man, the denizens of this area are quite easy on the eye.

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

its the harbor side of boston, there are a lot of restaurants and its quite nice to go out there for dinner

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Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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