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MARVELOUS AND FULLY FURNISHED APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF BOSTON

Aaron, Grace, Michael, Emily and Maya

Speaks English, French
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
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MARVELOUS AND FULLY FURNISHED APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF BOSTON

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Boston - #008 Turpin

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Charles River, restaurants, cultural/sports activities

This 2 bedroom is situated in the cultural and sports hub of Fenway-Kenmore, home of the Red Sox. The apartment features a fully equipped and eclectically decorated kitchen, and a comfortable living room with a dinning table and chairs. The bedrooms offer tons of closet space as well as desks in the event that guests feel inspired to get some work done.

Our location sets you a stone's throw from restaurants like Island Creek Oyster Bar, Finale Desserterie & Bakery, the Capital Grille and Bukowski Tavern.

Another bonus is how close you are to public transportation which makes getting around the whole city a no-brainer. Walk up Newbury Street for a complete view of the Boston!

Suitability:
  • pets considered
Aaron, Grace, Michael, Emily and Maya (Owner)
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Advertiser since 2014
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About Aaron, Grace, Michael, Emily and Maya

Hi there!

We are Aaron, Grace, Michael, Emily and Maya, the Flatbook Team.

We are all university students in Montreal at the moment but when we aren't staying up late finishing assignments, we are staying up late making sure all of your inquiries and questions are being answered.

We all work for Flatbook, which was founded in 2012 by Francis Davidson and Lucas Pellan.

Often called the Hilton Hotel of apartment rentals, Flatbook is the first company to offer the authenticity and savings of apartment rentals coupled with the safety, consistency, professionalism and cleanliness offered by hotels.

Our unique apartments are retouched by interior designers, decorated with paintings from local artists, and located in a variety of neighborhoods in each city so that we can offer the most authentic experience no matter what you are looking for.

Each apartment comes with living and dining areas, a fully equipped kitchen, and quality, comfortable bedding—everything you need in a home away from home.

Should you require anything else during your stay, our professional concierge and customer service representatives are at your disposal, any time.

So if you are curious about an apartment, give us a call or send us an email to speak to with one of us directly. We’re here to answer any and all of your questions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Aaron, Grace, Michael, Emily and Maya

Flatbook Team

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

Marvelous and Fully Furnished Apartment in the Heart of Boston
average rating of 2.0 based on 2 reviews
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Marvelous and Fully Furnished Apartment in the Heart of Boston
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3671903
+1 -8006579859
Boston Greater Boston
1

College crash pad with great location

  • 1 out of 5
The rental is one unit in an old multi-unit apartment building used by college students. Be aware, the other tenants make the most of their weekends and Red Sox game days with beer pong and food in the side lot. This wasn't very accomodating for our kids (ages 8, 11).

The unit was
- not clean for our arrival
- wasn't furnished as depicted
- did not have sheets for all beds

We were forced to dust, vacuum and sweep the place up for a couple hours before we were comfortable with staying there. We gave up and called it good enough after finding discarded Q-tips and dust bunnies in the heating radiators, duct tape patching the screen in the bathroom and the smoky smelling blanket in the second bedroom closet.

Local property management wasn't responsive and didn't offer solutions to the problems we relayed.

A second set of sheets were delivered (first had hairs and some dirt on them) and had blood stains - like the other reviewer found. We found witch hazel and cleaned them because it was already after 9pm.

Corporate management took two days to respond to our issues and didn't offer any solutions. We did receive a partial credit for the stay.

Beware: This place is just a college crash pad with a great location. If you aren't expecting more and don't mind the price - it's just right for you.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marvelous and Fully Furnished Apartment in the Heart of Boston
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3671903
+1 -8006579859
Boston Greater Boston
Western MA
3

Not ready for prime-time

  • 3 out of 5
You will want to stay here for the location - make no mistake. It's a quick walk to Kenmore Square, BU, Fenway, and the subway (MBTA). Dunkin Donuts and a Whole Foods two minutes walk up towards Brookline. But that's about it.

Flatbook Boston is not ready for prime-time and needs work. This apartment is a student sublet, in a student-heavy area, and is furnished and noisy as such.

The problems we encountered weren't enough to spoil the stay, but enough that I felt compelled to write about them and will not stay at another Flatbook Boston location.

1) Parking. We used to live in Boston, so we know that free, off-street parking is a huge bonus. When I inquired about availability of parking with this rental, I was assured that a parking space was available. This was huge and a key factor in deciding to stay at this property as I was not interested in places without parking.

When I asked again one week before our date, I was told by the local manager that no parking was available but there was a 'cheap' $20/night parking garage nearby. I contacted the corporate office and they were willing to cover the cost of my parking. When we got there, the nearest parking area was the Landmark, which is $28/18 hours and $40 during Red Sox games. Guess who was playing the next two nights?

In the end, I only had to pay for one night which was reimbursed, but we spent the better part of our first day in Boston stalking free parking spaces. Not fun.

2) Apartment condition/listing. Microwave listed - none available. Duvet on one of the beds had what looked like dried blood stains on it. Obviously not cleaned before we arrived. No top sheets for the beds. No extra linen. We had to call the local manager who was able to provide two extra sheets and a comforter. But really, extra sheets on hand is a no-brainer in a rental. They refunded our cleaning fee.

3) Hidden charge. No where on the Homeaway website is there mention of a security deposit. When we arrived at the apartment, the manager sprung that on us and he swiped our credit card for the $300 deposit. It was only after prompting a day later after checking out that the deposit we returned.

The company does not quite have it together enough that I would rent from them again. They were very responsive with my concerns and did refund/reimburse me for parking and cleaning, but I would rather paid full price and not have to deal with problems. At $228 USD/night there needs to be significant improvement.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
6.1 Miles
Boston Logan International Airport
Car: not necessary

This property is located in Fenway–Kenmore steps from the Charles River, the Prudential Center, and Newbury Street where you can see the view of all of Boston. Getting around the city is convenient by easy access to public transportation. Other nearby attractions include Fenway Park, Boston University, Boston Common Park, Back Bay Fens, Boston Public Library, Chinatown, New England Aquarium and more. Fenway-Kenmore is home of the famous Boston Red Sox!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Boston, Greater Boston

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
June
1 Jun - 30 Jun
1 night
From
C$249
C$1,570
C$6,125
 
 
July - August
1 Jul - 31 Aug
2 nights
From
C$249
C$1,570
C$6,125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service C$80

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Boston in Greater Boston

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Other - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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