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Cozy queen sized bed with upholstered chair, antique dresser and desk.  New ceiling fan cools quietly.
Private room in apartment

Quiet Artist's Retreat


Quiet Artist's Retreat

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Private bedroom in a beautiful Victorian house walking distance to restaurants, shops, and steps to the subway. Located in a relaxed artistic home, your room is quiet and private with access to a gourmet kitchen, deck, and comfortable reading area in the dining room.


Wireless Internet
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 6PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


32 Reviews

Anne User Profile
September 2016
Our host, Melissa, was very welcoming and helpful. She made us feel at home and our time there was very comfortable and relaxing. We found the location excellent, close to the station, the Orange Line for easy access to Downtown Boston. We enjoyed time with her dog, Acacia.
Russell User Profile
September 2016
Melissa was welcoming and warm, and provided company and local information, which was helpful. The house was comfortable and her dog Acacia friendly. Her house is conveniently located five minutes from the subway and fifteen minutes from Boston central. We hired bikes nearby and…
Gemma User Profile
May 2018
Melissa's place was perfect in every way, and she was a fantastic host. I could not recommend it enough!
David User Profile
April 2018
Couldn't recommend a place more highly than this one. Melissa was a wonderful host, the room was cozy and comfortable and the neighbourhood was so much fun to explore.
Brian User Profile
April 2018
Melissa was a great host. She was prompt in communications, thorough in check-in instructions, and very accommodating with my late check-in. The descriptions were accurate, and I really enjoyed the charm and art that filled her place. She was respectfully friendly, and offered ta…
Victoria User Profile
October 2017
Melissa instantly made us feel welcomed. We loved how down to earth she is and she was super helpful and informative. She was also very accommodating for our child and made us feel that we left Boston with a new friend. Thank you for everything Melissa! Definitely recommend stayi…
Keith User Profile
October 2017
Melissa's place is a beautiful old home in Jamaica Plain, a very nice Boston neighborhood. It is close to the subway, beautifully appointed and very comfortable. Melissa was a joy to talk with and very helpful, especially when we were having trouble finding a rental car for the …

Hosted by Melissa

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in August 2010
Melissa User Profile
52 Reviews
Well-traveled artist who loves music, good books, and making new friends. I have lived in Jamaica Plain for over 30 years and can provide many insider travel tips to JP and Boston. I have a sweet chocolate lab who is always happy to meet new people but is also good about giving…
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