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Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've now stayed here twice, in two different rooms, two different seasons, several days each time. This is an exceptionally comfortable and aesthetically pleasing place, and Claudia's attention to detail and genuine caring for her guests creates a consistently welcoming energy. The neighborhood is one of greater Boston's very finest; a totally quiet street yet less than two blocks from... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I agree with the other guests that this B&B is a great place to stay. Clean and very good facilities. Claudia was a great hostess, very friendly and easy to talk to. The location of the B&B is also excellent and conveniently located near a subway station. Highly recommended!

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Thank Ward F
Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

Thanks, Ward, it was great getting to know you and thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. Claudia More 

Guilderland, New York
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I could not say enough good things about A Village Bed and Breakfast and our host Claudia. The continental breakfast was superb and our host had an extensive knowledge of the area. The bed was luxuriously comfortable. The garden outside the house had beautiful hydrangeas even in late October. An easy walk to the Boston "T" made it a perfect... More 

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Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

So appreciated your taking the time to write a review, L, and happy to have met and engaged in such wonderful conversation around the breakfast table. Hope your trip back was uneventful and you didn't encounter that much traffic. See you soon, I hope! Claudia More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I don't often stay in B and B's but after this trip, I think we will more often! A Village B and B could not have been any better and Claudia is so gracious, kind and hospitable. We really enjoyed the charming home, the wonderful breakfasts (and great coffee!), the access to the subway, and the easy... More 

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Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. It was great having you both, and hope to host you again in the future. Thanks for all the spring water coaching too! Claudia More 

Matawan, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment you enter A Village B&B, you know you've entered a special place. Claudia's warm welcome is just the beginning of a , comfortable stay! Our family took advantage of the wonderful local restaurants, which were all within a short waking distance. We also visited the walking trail and Crystal Lake-again, all close by! The rooms are cozy... More 

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Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

What lovely commentary. Appreciated your visit. And thanks for taking the time to write about it! Claudia More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The b&b was perfect for me. On a quiet street. Easy walking distance to lovely restaurants, shops, interesting sights. Space for my rented car. My first floor room had an attached porch, which was lovely for sitting in the morning with coffee or in the evening with wine. I had a refrigerator, which was great, because I kept food for... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This was our 4th time staying here and we love it! So charming and comfortable ! Good breakfast with strong coffee and fresh breads and pastries and home made granola and fresh fruit and more. Yummy! Really enjoyed the People we have met at the breakfasts each time and from all over the world. This last stay people from Australia... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Overall, this is a great value for the money. We especially appreciated the all-natural and organic food and natural bath products. Claudia was very hospitable and helpful when we asked questions. We paid half at the time of booking via Paypal and the balance upon arrival can only be paid by cash or check. If you want to pay the... More 

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Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, Pat. -I have been thinking of incorporating a credit card system for paying on site, and maybe will institute that in the spring, appreciate your bringing up the inconvenience as we haven't had much feedback about that particular process. All the other three rooms do have inner locks on the doors, and I agree that maybe... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I needed a centrally located place to stay in the Boston area. Found 'A Village B&B' on TripAdvisor. What a find! Claudia was flexible with my schedule, congenial and runs a very hospitable B&B. Sometimes travel is so harried one simply needs a clean and comfortable place to lay one's head at the end of the day and this place... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed at this wonderful B & B as part of a special treat that included going to a Boston Red Sox game. The place is so excellent that we hope to make this an annual excursion. All the rooms we saw there were beautifully clean, and well-appointed without being fussily over-decorated. Our large bedroom had a lovely screened porch... More 

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Claudia J, Owner at A Village B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much, it was so terrific having you and glad you all decided to stay overnight in Boston for the Sox! Hope to see your wonderful family in the future. Go Sox! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Village B and B is a homestay B & B in the heart of Newton Highlands village, steps away from restaurants, craft and clothing stores and salons. It is a bustling village complete with commerce, and offers the convenience of a great walkability score. The MBTA to Boston is steps away for access to downtown, sites, and the airport all while not needing a car. Our rooms are busiest during May through November, so reserve early beginning with the Boston Marathon. We are convenient to major routes such as the MA Turnpike, I-95 and Route 9. Great location for trips to Fenway Park, local colleges such as Boston College, Brandeis, LaSalle, and Mount Ida, not far from Babson and Olin colleges as well. Many of our guests come for workshops at Samadhi Yoga Center, the Jungian Institute, or Healing Arts in Watertown. We have rooms with private bathrooms and shared bath. Prices float accordingly. We offer a continental breakfast each morning with home made and bakery items as well as yogurt, cheese, fruits, and beverages, according to what is allowed for small B and Bs in our state. ... more   less 

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Address: 69 Columbus St, Newton, MA 02461-1437
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Newton
Number of rooms: 3
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“They are all great and nicely decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles CR207, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I loved my first floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles clariceg718, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only one room on the website has a private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles oldhagggg, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First-floor room with screen porch is particularly wonderful and minimizes stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles AliceSycamoreKirby, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The penthouse suite wad perfect and all the other rooms seemed ideal”
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