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Clarendon Square Inn

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clarendon Square is a beautiful brownstone full of character in a beautiful area of Boston on a perfect quiet side street. It is on the south end of the Back Bay area, but is a short walk to the touristy spots. The room was very clean and spacious, with a nice simple breakfast of oatmeal, grains, fruit, pastries. We would... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed here on a visit in September. Boston is an incredibly expensive place to stay unless you are far out of town. The Clarendon was perhaps a little beyond our budget, but made up for it with a great location, comfy room and a very helpful team. The staff are fantastic, very helpful and knowledgeable about Boston. Our room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here on a quick stop over in Boston. The location is absolutely perfect with close bars and restaurants packed even on Monday and Tuesday nights. It is close to all the main areas and we walked everywhere during our time here. The property is absolutely gorgeous, well maintained and immaculate. We stayed in an inner room... More 

Thank dustytraveller5
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a beautiful B and B in a lovely area of Boston. Our room was beyond comfortable and the beds are especially comfortable. The price is reasonable for the area. A few things to know before you book. Read their website! This is more of a BnB, than an inn. It is a brownstone without an elevator and you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Ticked (nearly) all the boxes, my only reservation being the necessity to navigate lots of stairs to get to my room. Having said that this is a very well run establishment in a fantastic area and I'd return without hesitation. The owners/staff were very professional and helpful, as well as making the effort to be engaged with their guests...making it... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I spent a lovely long weekend in Boston and loved the Clarendon Square Inn. It's located in the South End which is a wonderful spot to use as a home base. We are very familiar with Boston and have stayed at many places but really enjoyed the out of the way feel of the place. We felt... More 

Thank Robert F
Rockford, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed at Clarendon Square on our recent trip to Boston and found it to be everything we love about the B&B experience. The decor was tastefully cozy while honoring the historic nature of the property. Stephen and Bobby were the perfect innkeepers, informative,welcoming and wonderful to chat with. If you are looking for a personal touch amid historic beauty... More 

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vacationstephen, Owner at Clarendon Square Inn, responded to this review

We are glad that we met all your expectations. Thank you for being wonderful and engaging guests, with your help, we can offer the classic B&B experience. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Larchmont, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We lucked into finding this gem at the last minute. The inn is a totally renovated townhouse that is swoon-worthy, from top to bottom. While the character has been maintained, the comfortable furnishings are a mix of transitional, modern and antique. Our room was large and beautiful, with a comfortable sitting area and a lovely view of the street below.... More 

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay in Boston! We stayed here in May and couldn't wait to return! Just had a great two nights again! Super clean, super friendly and helpful staff, awesome location to walk anywhere, Newbury, Fenway, restaurants...no shortage of towels, water, pillows, extra supplies...anything you need they can help you with! Rooftop patio makes for a great "private" restaurant.... More 

Thank Sara L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Gorgeous period property in a quiet, tree-lined street just 7 mins walk from Back Bay Station. From here we walked to everywhere we wanted to go in Boston, with no need for public transport or cabs. The rooms are very stylish and comfortable. Breakfast is substantial and can be taken outside on the deck or in the elegant dining room.... More 

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South End
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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Additional Information about Clarendon Square Inn

Address: 198 W Brookline St, Boston, MA 02118-1280
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Price Range: $247 - $537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Clarendon Square Hotel Boston
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“Ask for a street view. Don't forget the stairs when booking.”
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“Ask for a room on floor 2 ;)”
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“Our room in the lower ground floor had a lovely little patio/outside space.”
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“Just try th hot tub with the wonderful skyline views”
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“If stairs are a problem mention it to the staff.”
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