This is the 2nd time I've stayed in the CAJ house (last year I stayed for a week in the Tremont St house). The Worcester St house is a little bit further away from the city and the restuarants on Tremont/Columbus Ave when compared to the Tremont St house, but the walk is very nice, and the 43 bus on Tremont or the silver line on Washington is very close by. And the area these 2 houses are in (the South End) is a very trendy place with beautiful brownstone buildings, cafes, shops and bars.
The CAJ house management are wonderful - very friendly and helpful. The apartment my husband and I stayed in (# 11) is beautiful. It is on the 3nd floor (up 2 flights of stairs), faces the back alley with the most amazing view. You can see the John Hancock and the Prudential towers through some beautiful trees.
The area is very quiet, and the school across the road poses no problems at all. Closeby (5-10min walk) are some very nice restaurants: in the Tremont St/Columbus Ave "Restaurant row" and in the SoWa area (South of Washington St) on Washington and Harrison Sts.
I highly recommend this place (or Tremont St CAJ house) if you are going to stay in Boston for more than 1 week. This time, we stayed for 1 month, and it was just so great to feel comfortable (like being in your home away from home). It's a great convenience to have a full kitchen, and the bathroom is modern and the place is clean. The washer and dryer in the building are also a nice touch ($1.75 per go, just make sure you have enough quarters - but there are some laundrettes closeby where you can get change from change machines - even though you're not really meant to!). And the free highspeed internet was very convenient (although sometimes the internet was very slow - mostly during "peak" hours when everyone else in the house was also using it).
In the whole time we stayed here, we didn't feel cramped or uncomfortable. A great experience!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- On a tree lined, residential downtown neighborhood, we offer designer suites specially designed to accommodate the most discerning traveller. Very clean and elegant, all amenities found in a home and work are included. ... more less