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Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

The Beacon Inn is in a nice location in Brookline. Convenient to both Kenmore Square as well as points west e.g. Coolidge Corner and other green line stops, it affords easy access to many shopping and local eatery joints for the out of town traveler. Our room, Beacon, did have an en suite bathroom but it was a converted closet...

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We took a chance on the apartment rental that for the price I knew would not be great but the room was really depressing and just damn gross. Couldn't believe this is actually a legal rental. I'm not going to detail how horrible this was just don't book!

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 July 2014

My daughter and I stayed at The Beacon Inn over the fourth of July weekend and had a wonderful time. Great room (1st floor Isabella Gardner room), fabulous location (easy walk to Coolidge Corner and Kenmore Square, steps away from the T), and friendly and helpful staff (I can't stress this enough). If you want to experience "Old Boston", forget...

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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Boston proper is notoriously pricey when it comes to hotel rooms. This brownstone rowhouse cum boutique hotel is not only affordable for its spacious (if not entirely immaculate) rooms, but its location just off a T station ensures easy and quick access to the sights of downtown Boston. Would definitely visit again.

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Chicago Ridge, Illinois
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This inn is simply outstanding in any possible way. It is very authentic and unique. The rooms are large and very well laid out. Beds are super. The service was simply flawless. Front desk guy was impressive (don't know his name but he was an Asian guy). We are demanding customers and not easy to impress; but we were! Thank...

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Virginia
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was in Boston for a little over 24 hours and didn't need a full service hotel. The good news is, the Inn is right on the Green Line. The bad news is, the Inn is right on the Green Line. Most bedrooms face the street, so there is a LOT of noise until the train stops running, sometime in...

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Boston
Reviewed 27 June 2014

The hotel is pleasant enough, old brownstone-y feel and shows wear. One bed was fine, the other sagged and mushy. Overall ok for a bandb, but my biggest complaint is pricing. The prices quoted were different for consecutive weekday nights. We took the room because it was only two nights and we needed a hotel. I asked the manager why...

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atlanta
Reviewed 26 June 2014

I had a very nice one night stay at the Beacon Inn. There were a couple snappos in the beginning as the hotel had double booked my room and the room I was switched to we dicovered had not been cleaned. However, in both cases the employees were quick to respond and extremely apologetic. The room was cozy and the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 June 2014

All the amenities, down the street from Fenway. Ask for the "Emergency Exit" rooms. No key required! Jk. ;) Then, catch a few games to Fenway. Across the street from the T train, and a few restaurants nearby.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Spent only one night but pleasantly surprised. An old restored mansion on Beacon Street in Brookline. Minutes to Fenway and a 15 minute trolley ride to downtown. Great charm small shower but would stay again..

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Beacon Inn

Address: 1087 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-5610
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Price Range: $200 - $324 (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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