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Coolidge Corner Guest House
Ranked #3 of 11 Brookline B&B and Inns
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Jerusalem, Israel
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“A great find”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We were so lucky to find this gorgeous bed and breakfast. The room was comfortable and clean, the breakfast was fresh and filling and we enjoyed the compnay of the other guests. The location is excellent and the place has a homey feeling to it. We would love to come back and have already recommended it to several friends

Room Tip: Not all rooms have a shower and toilet in the room
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2013

This was my first time in a B&B and I loved this guest house. I stayed 11 days there and felt as if I was at home. The neighborhood is very nice, near of the T, many stores, restaurants, bookstores and so. The breakfast was really amazing!

Room Tip: choose upstairs rooms for my privacy
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The location was perfect. And the breakfast was OK. But not having the room cleaned between two nights was a bit disturbing. Not even emtied the garbage bin, but at least the used towels disappeared without new ones coming in.

Room Tip: Don´t go there. It is too expensive compared to what is available.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

Room/bed comfortable. Best thing is we had our own bathroom. Never saw the innkeeper! Instead greeted by envelope on door with key and instructions on parking. Paid extra to park in single-file 4-deep driveway. College student did later arrive to help with answering questions. Many steps leading to room made carrying luggage a struggle. Not impressed!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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BedandBagel, Owner at Coolidge Corner Guest House, responded to this review, 24 September 2013
Dear Joel,

Thanks again for choosing to stay with us - I'm so glad you found your room comfortable!

Regarding your concerns about staffing, we (the owners) are on-site 24/7, and can always be reached with a phone call. In addition, we have a morning manager who works from 7 am to noon, as well as a regular evening manager. Since our guests' arrival times range from early morning to past midnight, we always leave a self-check in option as well. Please be assured that there is always someone available if you need assistance or have questions about your stay!

Best wishes,

Jessica LaCount
Owner
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We visited Boston for a family wedding and found The Coolidge Corner Guest House very comfortable and home-like and a great place to stay with our 2 teenagers. They provided two adjoining rooms for us with a bath a few steps down the hall. A beautiful breakfast of English muffins, bagels, fresh fruits, cereals, yogurt, and juice was served in the quaint dining room each morning and the best part was the personal attention and friendliness of the staff. They helped us navigate through the city and gave us insider tips for all the venues we chose to visit. The location was just a short 3 block walk to the subway/bus system and a few blocks to an area full of little shops and restaurants. We look forward to visiting again and again.

Room Tip: The Bed and Bagel guest house is located in a quiet neighborhood and our room faced out towards the...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

My wife and I stayed here in July. The room was on the second floor and was spacious, clean, and very nicely decorated. We had a very nice private bath. We appreciated the fresh fruit that was out all day and the very good coffee. The B&B is was about a 10 minute walk from the Young Israel shul on Green Street and reasonably close to the kosher restaurants on Harvard Street. The staff was very friendly and we would certainly consider staying here again on future visits to the Boston area.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Judging by some of the other reviews, whether you like this place or not depends on the room you choose. We were in Sunshine on floor 3, with its own bathroom, and found it quiet and comfortable, if a little cramped. Breakfast was 'as described on the tin' and perfectly fine for us and we enjoyed the conversation with the other guests from many different states. The location is superb with access to downtown Boston easy via the T at Coolidge Corner and local restaurants feeding us very well on each of our 3 nights. We even took in a movie at the Coolidge Theatre. Parking for our hire car at $2/night was an added convenience. All in all, a place I'd come back to when in Boston again.

Room Tip: Sunshine (3rd floor with own bathroom) suited us well.
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Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Coolidge Corner Guest House

Property: Coolidge Corner Guest House
Address: 17 Littell Rd, Brookline, MA 02446-6504
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Brookline
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Brookline
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coolidge Corner Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Coolidge Corner Guest House, a Brookline bed and breakfast, is in a quiet residential neighborhood a 6-minute walk from the nearest Green Line public transit station for access to central Boston. We're a 10 minute drive from downtown Boston MA and close to local colleges, universities, and hospitals. Our family-owned Victorian B&B guesthouse is an affordable and comfortable alternative to luxury inns, hotels, and chain motels. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the best of Brookline and Boston dining, sight-seeing, transportation and make the most of your stay at The Coolidge Corner Guest House. The guest rooms at this Boston area inn blend antique chic style with modern amenities: flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, cable channels, and central air conditioning. Some guest rooms share bathrooms. Common areas at our Brookline bed and breakfast inn include a private garden, sitting room, and dining room. Guests can also use a kitchenette and laundry facilities. Our expanded Continental breakfast is complimentary and features Boston's best bagels from Kupel's Bakery. ... more   less 
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