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On the Park

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for the 2014 Boston Marathon and came back again for this year's marathon with my wife. Betsy and Marcos are gracious hosts, the house is very clean and comfortable in a quiet neighborhood. Marcos will adjust breakfast times if you have a special request. There weren't any other guests arriving the day of our departure and we...

Thank Ron544
cincinnati, United States
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Marcos was a great host. He was the highlight of our 2 night stay. My wife most enjoyed the warm fireplace with the simple but fresh continental breakfast (similar breakfast served daily). On our second day we chose to enjoy a Buffet breakfast at Darryl's Corner Bar with live jazz- much fun! The bed was comfortable. We were the only...

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 29 January 2017

At the end of my several days' stay at On the Park, I told Betty and Marcos that I could pay them no higher compliment than to say that I felt as comfortable staying with them as I do in my own home. They are truly warm and gracious hosts. Their home (including the beds) is extremely comfortable, and it...

Thank David K
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I've had the pleasure of staying at On the Park twice (once for business and once while in town visiting family), and can't wait to return! This picturesque home-turned-B&B nestled right next to a park in Brookline will become your absolute favorite place to hang your hat for a night or two (or three!). From the amazing location and beautiful...

Thank FacingTheSunshine
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay with Betsy and Marcos during Halloween. The BnB had a very very warm and welcoming atmosphere which indeed was enhanced by the hosts' concern and friendliness. We particularly enjoyed the fresh bagels and fruit salad in the morning. On the Park is clean, comfortable and beautifully located in Columbia Park at convenient distance to Coolidge...

Thank Ola R
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Clean, comfortable, safe and secure. Great breakfast, including the best fresh fruit salad ever! Beautiful home in a lovely residential neighborhood--an easy walk to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation. Reliable WiFi, parking, two porches, beautiful antique clocks and handmade pottery! Thanks for a great weekend!

Thank p s
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 24 October 2016

On the Park B & B is an old house situated in a very nice area near the Jewish Quarter in Brookline / Boston. The hosts were not present upon our arrival, but they had left a welcome and introduction to us. Our room was not flashy but adequate and clean and next to the bathroom, which belonged to the...

Thank ReenFri
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Marcos and Betsy's place while visiting our son, who is a student at Boston University. (So convenient when restaurants, movies, and shopping are within walking distance - no car necessary!). The company and comfort were top-notch. We were told in advance there was another family with children staying at the house...

Thank Leonard B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We spent 9 nights at 'On the Park'. The B&B is clean, homey and is beautifully located ON A PARK in a quiet yet lively Coolidge Corner neighbourhood. But more than that, the owners are extremely attentive and welcoming. A hearty breakfast was served every morning, along with lots of great coffee. Enjoying a glass of wine on the beautiful...

Thank shir a
Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

88 on the park is a perfect B&B, we stayed here for 3 days in June 2016 with our two children. We had two large bedrooms with a bathroom shared between us. The hosts Betsy and Marco are extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms are very clean and the homemade breakfast is wonderful.

Thank altopato

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hundred year old house with parking, on a park, walking distance to public transportation, Boston University and Longwood Medical area. Great restaurants and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Park

Address: 88 Columbia St, Brookline, MA 02446-2432
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Price Range: $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
On The Park Hotel Brookline
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“Choose a room with a private bath”
bibiwepr, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“You should know that the bathrooms are not "en suite" -- however, you have quite private access to to your private bathroom from both rooms.”
Viejerasue, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.”
patellen2015, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“My tip is: You won't need a tip. The owners, Betsy and Marcos, will help you far more than any suggestion I could possibly make.”
rspill, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We liked the room at the end of the hallway with its own bathroom”
DAAFY, 19 May 2014 | Read review
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