We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bowers House Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Management photos
Bowers House Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 112: English reviews
Start your review of Bowers House Bed and Breakfast
 Click to rate
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find! My husband and I were traveling to Somerville to visit our son and we were originally going to stay at a hotel but chose Bowers House instead. It was perfect. Ideally located, it was easy to not only explore Somerville but also visit Cambridge and Boston. The room was extremely comfortable--the bed was very comfortable, the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Virginia Adams O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an amazing b&b. Christina and Steven are lovely, warm and welcoming. I have trouble when things are not super clean but had no problem here and I was able to actually sleep. The room was so spotless. The bed was extremely comfortable. The breakfast was delicious, with croissants, coffee cake, fruit, oatmeal, etc. I loved the fact...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christy D
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed at Bowers House B&B for a week, visiting family and seeing the sites of the Boston area. The house is immaculately clean & comfortable (I had difficulties at other B&B's because of allergies), & is on a quiet side street at Davis Square. Christina & Steven are the perfect hosts, providing us with suggestions of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Pamela G
Vestal, New York
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This property is in a great location just steps from lively Davis Square. Easy access to the T as well. Congenial hosts and good room - could live without the highly scented liquid soap in the shower as the only soap option. As mentioned previously, very private and hassle-free, convenient parking. Somewhat lacking breakfast options (all carbs!) keeps me from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rjr0810
Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Needed to find a place in Somerville to stay while visiting our daughter and found Bowers House Bed and Breakfast on TripAdvisor. Christina was so welcoming - The location is great and there is plenty of parking in front. The room was very clean and so comfortable-we got a good nights sleep! It has a nice kitchen (that has snacks...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank CindyM7432
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! That's it! Wow! The perfect bread and breakfast. We couldn't ask for more. The room was comfortable and very clean. Christina and Steven were very personable and accommodating. With all rooms but the king room, the bathrooms are within the room. We had the king room and never thought twice about walking three steps across the hall. The place...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RussandAnne
Bressanone, Italy
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ultra clean and confortable, Christine and Steven are real examples of perfect hosts, add a great logistics and fresh stuff for breakfast... After trying several hotels and accomodations in Boston, I'm an italian visiting professor, I have to admit that this place work perfectly for me and it will surely be my choice also in the future!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank acolombi
Bucks. UK
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I booked here because hotels are so expensive in Boston, and I knew if we were near the T with free parking we’d be able to get anywhere. I was not mistaken in my choice; the Davis Square area is bustling and full of restaurants and nightlife. The only thing it seems to lack is a supermarket though you can...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank helenakitt
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

A simple but clean B&B in a Somerville neighborhood. Accommodations are not fancy, but clean and comfortable. Breakfast consists of continental fare - yogurt, fruit, bagels, cereals, etc - and is offered in a casual kitchen area. The innkeepers accommodated our family and were courteous, helpful with restaurant recommendations and obviously take pride in their business. Recommend highly and would...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jeannie F
Chula Vista
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This is the first time we stayed at a bed and breakfast. Was kinda worried at first but the email that I received from Steven our host was very much into details. He was very friendly and so accommodating. We rented a car and there are plenty of parking in front of the house. Our room was very nice and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ronald M

14 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Somerville
0.6 km away
Porter Square Hotel
Porter Square Hotel
#18 of 20 in Cambridge
22 reviews
1.4 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston/Cambridge-Arlington
3.1 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Boston Somerville
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.7 km away
Hotel Veritas
Hotel Veritas
#5 of 20 in Cambridge
482 reviews
2.9 km away
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford
1.8 km away
Hotel Tria
Hotel Tria
#15 of 20 in Cambridge
770 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bowers House is a contemporary style, newly renovated, bed and breakfast. We offer free parking, private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, 32" LCD TV with cable, rooms with queen or king size beds, and other amenities. A couple minutes walk to the Davis Square subway station, Bowers House is two stops from Harvard Square, four stops from MIT, and a short commute to downtown Boston, Copley Square, Newbury Street, Symphony Hall, the Theatre District, the North End, and several museums and historical sites. Bowers House is also within walking distance to Tufts University. Bowers House is located in the center of vibrant Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts. Davis Square, named one of the fifteen "hippest places to live" in the United States by the Utne Reader in 1997, is home to cafes, restaurants, music clubs, boutiques, theatres, and much more. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, Bowers House is your ideal home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowers House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 9 Bowers Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-3002
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Somerville
Price Range: $160 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bowers House Bed and Breakfast staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bowers House Bed and Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“King size bedroom has a private bath that is across from the room.”
 of 5 bubbles anonymous7550, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“King-size bed room was located on floor with kitchen and LR, felt like we had the whole floor to ourselves (like our own apartment).”
 of 5 bubbles SNJ-Traveler, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room is great”
 of 5 bubbles AndrzejS_13, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are well maintained, comfortable and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles cwxyz, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Downstairs bedroom does have private bath, but that bath is across a common hallway. Steps are steep to the second floor bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 195trishh, 19 May 2015 | Read review
5 of 5