Our one bedroom apartment is located on the first floor of an 1850s era mansard on Elm Street. A quiet residential neighborhood, present day Elm Street formed the boundary for the Battle of Bunker Hill. The apartment, a 15 minute ride from the airport, is convenient to all of the area's attractions including the Freedom Trail, Bunker Hill Monument and Museum, Charles River bike/ jogging path, Science Museum and the USS Constitution. We are walking distance from the Boston Garden, home of the Celtics and Bruins.
Charlestown is a vibrant neighborhood with a great Whole Foods Supermarket (including an Espresso bar, fresh juice and smoothie bar, in-store pizza oven and bakery, burrito and sandwich bar, and candy by the pound). Several very good restaurants in the neighborhood include Legal Oysteria, Pier 6, the Navy Yard Bistro and Tangierino. The Brewer's Fork and Blackmoor are popular craft beer restaurants. Casual and family fare are available at the Warren Tavern, the 99, Figs, Sweet Basil and Blackmoor. Breakfast and brunch can be had at The Grasshopper Cafe around the corner. Coffee and pastries are available at Zume's Cafe and Sorelle's Bakery.
Note that there is great night life in Boston but please reserve any partying for outside the apartment.
Note that there is a non-smoking property.
- Meet and greet (someone to give you the keys and show you the apartment)
- Sleeps 4
- 1 bedroom with a queen size bed (all bedding included)
- 1 pull out couch (sleeps 2) (all bedding included)
- Fully fitted kitchen (including fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle, plates, silverware, etc.)
- Breakfast table with 4 chairs
- Bathroom with shower
- Internet (wireless)
- Flat Screen Television with Blue Ray DVD
- Docking Station for Ipod or Smartphone
- Washer Dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Cleaning equipment
- Patio with gas grill, table and chairs
Located in the geographic center of Charlestown, just 10 minutes walk to the train station or harbor ferry, one block to the bus to downtown (a 10 minute ride), 20 minute walk to the Charles River and Science museum, a two minute walk to The Grasshopper Cafe, 5 minute walk to Zumes café or Sorelles Bakery, 20 minutes to the North End, 30 minute walk to downtown. Or if you prefer to bike, we are 5 minutes from the Hubway bike rental system. There is also a Whole Foods supermarket within 5 minutes.
Check in time is generally 2:00PM but can be negotiated and is dependent on whether apartment is occupied.
Check out is by 10:00.AM
To check out, you will just need to leave the keys on the kitchen table (quick and easy!).
Please leave the apartment in the same condition as you found it when you arrived
CLEAN AND TIDY
The apartment will be cleaned with fresh towels and bedding before you arrive.
Use WikiTravel Charlestown Boston for information.
Charlestown is very central to Boston and an easy 15 minute cab-ride from the airport. Expect to pay between $20 and $30 for the cab.
Alternatively you can get the shuttle to the subway blue line and change at State Street to the subway orange line to Community College subway stop. We are a 10 minute walk from the station.
Car parking in Charlestown is on-street and is limited during daytime hours on weekdays due to resident parking rules. You can park on the street overnight from 8pm to 8am. On weekends it is okay to park on the street. There are several indoor public garages in the town just a few minutes away that are reasonably priced. You should not need a car to explore Boston.