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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2011

We live in Maine and needed a place to stay while my 16 year old brother was undergoing three days of treatment at Mass General Hospital. Although we have several family members in MA that we could have stayed with, it would have been a huge hassle to drive back and forth to Boston. I checked Mass General's web site... More 

3 Thank Nicole L
Fountain Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We enjoyed our stay in Boston so much because we were in a perfect location. We walked out of our hotel room in the morning right on to Charles St. A few steps away is a great little place, Panifico, for coffee and a light breakfast. A short walk away is Boston Common and Boston Garden. We had easy access... More 

3 Thank Diana V
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2011

This lovely B&B is both comfortable and reasonably priced. It is near some of the best sights in the Boston area. It is close to a railway station and only a few stops from Harvard Square. Book levels 2 and up (there is an elevator) because lower floors tend to be noisy and upper levels are very quiet. Rooms are... More 

4 Thank Jan R
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

JJH is the perfect choice for travelers who want to be in the heart of Boston without having a heart attack over high hotel rates! The inn is on a busy corner, but it's a half-block walk to charming Charles St. and the foot of Beacon Hill. There is a post office, dry cleaner, and grocery within an easy two... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2011

We planned a long weekend to Boston and NYC and I needed to find a hotel for the Boston part of our trip. Room rates were crazy expensive for anything in the heart of the city. I somehow stumbled upon this hotel online and picked it because the location looked great and it was considerably less expensive than anything (anything!)... More 

3 Thank jmp1975
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

We stayed one night at this B&B the night before disembarking on a Boston to Bermuda cruise on the NCL Dawn. The hotel was close to Beacon Hill and within walking distance of Boston Common and the State Capitol Building. The room we had was on the second floor (via a small elevator); however there were about 6-10 steps from... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2011

We have just come back from a trip to Boston and New England and the last three nights were spent at the John Jefferies. I was very pleasantly impressed with this nice, clean, hotel. The room was not big but we had a kitchette (seperate). There is a very nice complimentary breakfast of juice, coffee, tea and deliciously fresh pastries.... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2011

John Jefferies House is superbly located in central Boston with easy access to the subway (less than 100 yrds) and with easy walking distance of the centre of Boston.You have a very pleasent walk up Charles Street to Beacon Hill park and the beginning of the Heritage trail. Loads of very nice and not too expensive restaurants close by to... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2011

In October 2011 we stayed twice at the John Jeffries House. Both times for two nights. It was a good alternative to all the overexpensive hotels in Boston. The location right in Beacon Hill is perfect. A subway station is just a few footsteps away. Logan International can be easily reached by public transportation. (A cab from the airport costs... More 

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Danville, California
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Reviewed 19 October 2011

Although this is classified as a bed and breakfast it is actully a smaller scale hotel that offers a continental breakfast in the lobby floor common area. If you are looking for a romantic atmosphere with all of the comforts of home I'd say look elswhere. But if you want a clean, affordably priced room sans the bells and whistles... More 

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Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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John Jeffries House Hotel invites guests to experience the best that Boston has to offer. The stately red-brick building makes for a convenient base for exploring the thriving city, and when guests check in to this Beacon Hill hotel, Boston is at their fingertips. The 46 guestrooms at John Jeffries House Hotel resemble New England apartments, coupling traditional design and original detailing with modern amenities. Most rooms feature kitchenettes, allowing for extended stays at this downtown Boston hotel. Trained staff members ensure that every guest feels at home, providing a level of personalized service only found at a boutique hotel this size. In-the-know concierges, for example, can point couples to the city's most romantic date spots, or business travelers to the best cafés for getting extra work done. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Jeffries House

Address: 14 David G. Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Beacon Hill
Price Range: $146 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 46
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“The Superior Suite was a perfect size. A nice living room that could be closed off from the bedroom was nice for relaxing after long days.”
 of 5 bubbles Brooklet425, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choosing the kitchettes not worth it, if you plan on wanting to cook.”
 of 5 bubbles yrlesru, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go with a junior suite to ensure not being on the lower floor”
 of 5 bubbles BoomerBabe, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be aware of those mattresses! I think they are all very old. The hotel needs some work done”
 of 5 bubbles ClaraP540, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“End of the hall is quiet. Rooms are small but comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles PhDRN, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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