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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Boston, Massachusetts

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434SonjaW...
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful, Comfortable, Wonderful Location”
Reviewed 8 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The care given by owners is second to none. Stay Alfred was always available for any questons or help. The apartment was beautifully decorated. The rooftop patio with gas grill was a real treat and had a wonderful view of the variety of Boston's architecture. There was a large grocery/deli a couple blocks away. The beds were very comfortable. Everything was clean. A lot of attention was given to the presentation of the apartment.

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Liked best: I always appreciate a clean rental with nice newer furniture and beds.
Liked least: Honestly have no complaints at all.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your honest feedback. It's our goal to consistently deliver the best vacation rentals in the most desirable downtown locations, and it's gratifying to know that we hit the mark. Please let us know next time you come to town, and we'll give you another 5-star experience!
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Debbie K
Little Rock, Arkansas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Perfect Location!”
Reviewed 23 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Highly recommend this property for a Boston stay. We could walk almost everywhere we wanted to go, and if not the subway was minutes away. The courtyard and the 2 rooftop gathering places were so nice to have. A great place to stay!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
31 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how your stay was! We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time in Boston. Let us know the next time you need a vacation and we'll ensure you receive another 5-star experience!
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Johnathan...
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
“Great place to stay in Boston and be close to everything.”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This was my family's first time using Stay Alfred but it won't be the last. We save roughly half of what it would have costs us to stay in a hotel since we could all stay together with Stay Alfred and not split up. The Garrison Square apartment was one of the nicest condos I have ever been to and was in a perfect location to be close to all of Boston either by walking or jumping on the subway that was very close by. Highly recommend.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how your stay was! We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time in Boston. Let us know the next time you need a family vacation and we'll ensure you receive another 5-star experience!
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Rick_Sims
Gainesville, FL
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great location - close to everything - nice apartment”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Garrison Square apartment
Back Bay area, Boston, Ma

PROS:
- Roomy 2 bedroom apartment,
- Great neighborhood,
- very new/newly renovated, new appliances, new kitchen
- close to T stations, Prudential Center, Copley Square, Boylston Street
- very comfortable bedding
- easy to find, very convenient location for tourists/visitors
- good security
- WIFI internet worked great even with 6 people in the apartment

CONS:
- Noise levels , multiple nights we heard people (drunks) arguing it the alley way (nothing property manager can do about that), and the early morning trash pickup is protracted and noisy
- Elevator is very sketchy, shakes uncontrollably - at least it worked (not a huge deal, just a little nerve racking , take the stairs if you can)
-Shower curtains are the wrong size - too long and the wrong type (they need a rubber liner , on our first day we flooded the bathroom )

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Liked best: The bedding
Liked least: The Noise (when the heater kicked on, drunks at night in the alley, trash pickup service)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
9 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Garrison Square despite the issues you had. We will make sure to pass your comments along to our housekeeping staff to make sure that these issues are addressed for future guests. Give us a call the next time you are in town and we'll ensure you receive a 5-star experience.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles Friends getaway
A romantic getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your honest feedback. It's our goal to consistently deliver the best vacation rentals in the most desirable downtown locations. We are very happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your time in the city and that you were able to take advantage of your home away from home. Please give us a call the next time you are in the city and we'll ensure you receive another 5-star experience!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 16 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to provide you with the customer service you deserve. Please let us know when you're in the city next and we'll ensure that you receive a 5-star experience.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
michellee...
Seattle, Washington
1 review
“Easy and wonderful property!”
Reviewed 12 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We had an amazing experience with stay Alfred! I'll be looking them up in future cities I visit. Easy and wonderful property. Thanks!

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Liked best: The neighborhood!
Liked least: There was no cutting board in the kitchen so we had to improvise.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Please let us know next time you come to town, and we'll give you another 5-star experience!
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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