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California
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Really loved staying at the Beacon Inn (1087). Was in the Beacon Room (#5) after recommendations here - it's the one pictured in the ad. It is so lovely. Here are the reasons I loved staying here, and then why I gave it 4 instead of 5 stars. WONDERFUL PARTS --really adorable and homey. The Beacon room was so much...

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Merigold, Mississippi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my daughter for 12 days. I had a wonderful stay. The facility is in a very safe area. We were able to easy walk to and from Boston Children's Hospital. The "T" is just across the street for easy access around the city. The staff at the hotel were extremely helpful and friendly. They all went...

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Cleveland, Mississippi
Reviewed 1 week ago

My great-niece had surgery at Boston Children's Hospital and I booked this B&B for my niece, great-niece and me. It was the perfect choice for us since it is just a short walk to the hospital. The entire staff at Beacon Inn was wonderful to us. Enoelia, Ben, and especially Ryan WHO EVEN PAID FOR AN UBER RIDE FOR US...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our daughter goes to BU so we always stay at Beacon Inn everytime we come to Boston. The location is the best. Green Line T stop right outside the door step. Very convenient, just a few stops from downtown. Neighborhood is very very good. Room is very clean and the staffs are really friendly and helpful. Ryan is the best....

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, we're looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip to boston. Best of luck to your daughter at BU, we love seeing the parents of local students and hearing about their successes.

Kansas
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Interesting to see the interior of a vintage brownstone. We stayed on the 1st floor and heard the floors and stairs creak anytime anyone came in the front door and could hear the conversations in the lobby. Had trouble finding enough outlets that worked to plug phones and camera batteries in at night. The bed was wonderful but the furnishings...

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review KansasMover. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us at our simple, convenient location.

Sandy, Utah
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The good: location. It is close to the subway station, lots of good restaurants, and within walking distance of some really beautiful parks. The beds were very comfortable! The staff is extremely accommodating. The not so good: breakfast was all carbs. Pre packaged sugar packed oatmeal, bagels, sugar cereal, and yogurt. I went to whole foods right down the street...

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We try to keep breakfast simple and quick for our guests but are glad you found Whole Foods conveniently located to the inn, it's definitely one of the perks of the location. Please let us know when you're back in town, as we'll do our best to see you in a different room on...

Auburn, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This small hotel is in a great location to walk to Fenway Park with restaurants and tram stop nearby. Our room on the 4th floor was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The walk up to it was not a problem. We arrived early and Ryan cheerfully checked us in even though he had just stopped in and was not actually...

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you sfgage13 for staying with us and taking the time to leave a review about our inn. We're happy you enjoyed your stay and found the staff helpful. Ryan will be thrilled to hear you had a great time. Please visit us again on your next trip to Boston.

new york
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Inn is an old brownstone with lots of charm. Our room had a lovely fireplace and sitting area. We arrived early and our rooms were ready and waiting for us. We were checked in effortlessly and efficiently by Ryan. Rooms were clean and beds were very comfortable. Ryan was very knowledgeable and willing to answer all our questions. There...

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay and found the staff, including Ryan helpful. Please make sure to let us know when you're back in town so we can make your next trip to Boston just as good as this one, we'd love to have you stay with us again.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Beacon Inn was great! We stayed in the Isabella Gardner room, which was at the front of the building on the first floor, but no noises were loud enough to keep us up at night. The subway station is literally across the street and Fenway Park is just 2 stops away. The free breakfast was good; it was cold...

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beaconinn10871750, Manager at Beacon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review Jennifer! We're glad you enjoyed the property and location. Will you visit us again on your next trip to Boston?

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our stay at the Beacon Inn was lovely. Our room was impeccably clean, and so beautifully decorated, especially for the low price. The staff was so helpful and nice, making sure that we had everything we needed for the perfect stay. Brianna, one of the staff members, made sure we had everything we needed and was quick to answer whatever...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Brianna will be happy you enjoyed your stay. Please visit us again on your next trip to Boston!!

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Beacon Inn

Address: 1087 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-5610
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Price Range: $156 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beacon Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Loved #5, the Beacon Room (it's the one featured on the main page of their website).”
 of 5 bubbles Person2, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Bostonian was nice and located on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles seeley1, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles maryj886, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 1 most convenient but can be noisy, room 8 (3rd stairs floor) very spacious and bright and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles kingjunior3, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor is noisy so go up to the next floor if you can do stairs, no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles KansasMover, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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