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Nicely Decorated in Boston Suburb *
Nicely Decorated in Boston Suburb *
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths
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Five bedroom/three bathroom house. This listing is for the white room. Nice deck to relax on and patio with seating in a professionally landscaped back yard. Gourmet kitchen. Parking off the street for one small car. Off public transportation.

The space

My house is around 100 years old. It used to sit on an orchard, now converted into a neighborhood of mostly cape houses. Mine is built in an American Bungalow style with lovely old fashion details.

Guest access

The kitchen is available for simple meal preparations such as warming up foods or storing beverages. Full size dinner preparations are not possible as the kitchen is a shared resource. Breakfast is included with your stay consisting of bagels, muffins, cereal toasts, orange juice, fresh fruit, and coffee. There is a beverage fridge in the kitchen that guests can access for storing foods and drinks. A microwave, a toaster and a toaster oven are available for your use. Access to a laundry room with state of the art washer and dryer, iron, and ironing board. The bathrooms are shared with one more guest.

Other things to note

My house is NOT in Boston but rather in a suburb with Brandeis and Bentley colleges a few miles away. If your desire is to be in Boston do not book this room and then be dissatisfied with the location. Downtown Boston is 11 miles away. The city limit with Boston is 3.5 miles away. This bedroom is ideal for one person. It will be snuggly for two. The square footage of this room is 150 square feet. It has two large windows which provides a great breeze without the need for an air conditioning. There is also a ceiling fan. If you feel that the fee is not a value for you, please do not book it! There are other listings that you can choose from for less. No smokers please, not even if you smoke outside. I have a Netflix subscription so you are welcome to watch movies if it pleases you. My house is professionally cleaned twice a week. Towels and linens, including blankets and duvet covers, are sanitized upon a guest departure. So sleep with confidence :)
I DO NOT offer refund for cancellations received on the same day of arrival.
Long term stays are considered on a case to case basis. No smokers please, not even if you smoke outside. I do not check guests in after 10 pm. I live in a quite residential neighborhood and need to be considerate to my neighbors and other guests staying at the house. Shoes off upon entering the house. I do not check guests in after 10 pm. I live in a quiet residential neighborhood and need to be considerate to my neighbors and other guests staying at the house. I have a Netflix and Amazon Prime subscriptions so you are welcome to watch movies if it pleases you. My house is professionally cleaned and towels and linens including blankets and duvet covers are sanitized upon a guest departure. So sleep with confidence :) I DO NOT offer refund for cancellations received on the same day of arrival. Long term stays are considered on a case to case basis. No food deliveries after 10 pm. If you come back late, please keep quite in consideration to others. THIS IS MY HOME, NOT A HOTEL NOR A COMMERCIAL BED AND BREAKFAST. MY SONS AND I LIVE UPSTAIRS SO YOU WILL SEE US AROUND. I also host other guests so you are likely to see them in the common areas as well.


Amenities
Free parking on premises
Internet
Indoor fireplace
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people ₹1010 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 20%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

Shoes off upon entering my house. Respectful and considerate guests are appreciated. No smokers please. No loud behavior after 10 PM. No laundry after 10 PM. If you go out and come back late, please please keep quite. No food delivery after 10 pm. No strangers brought over to the house without consent. If an extra person stays overnight with the guest, he/she must pay the extra person fee. No dinner parties or events. The use of the kitchen is limited to the guest use to warm up foods and simple meal preparations. Please consider that my house is my home and not a hotel so reasonable expectations are appreciated :-)


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

217 Reviews

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Jeanne User Profile
November 2017
Great house. Great room. Great amenities’ A wonderful place to stay.

Faith User Profile
November 2017
We had a great stay at Roxana's! Extremely comfortable and very hospitable. Adorable home in a nice neighborhood.

Simon User Profile
November 2017
Highly recommended for friendly, efficient and thoughtful hospitality

Juanita User Profile
October 2017
This was the first time I used this app and it was well worth it. Roxana has a beautiful home and she is a great host. It is not only beautiful but clean and very comfortable. I would 100% recommend this place.
Roxana User Profile
Response from Roxana:
Thank youJuanita! It was a pleasure to host you :-)
October 2017

Erica User Profile
October 2017
Roxana was lovely and the room was very comfortable. She provided us with treats like apples and baked goods in the morning and her room is lovely!

Laura User Profile
October 2017
Roxana makes a home even homier with her special touches. Everything was neat and spotlessly clean. The bed had an exceptionally comfortable mattress and cozy bedding. I loved the space, enjoyed the other guests, felt cared for, had everything I needed and wanted. She provided coffee and pastries in the morning, basic toiletries. An apple and water in the bedroom. It felt plush and comfortable to be in Roxana’s home. I only regret that my stay was just one night. Someone mentioned that the kids made noise and it is true that occasionally I heard laughter and activity but I had no problem with it at all! It was just the sound of a happy family and not very loud at all. And Roxana herself is a dear person. All 'round - it is a wonderful place to stay.

Janine User Profile
October 2017
I always enjoy staying here for many reasons ($, cleanliness, comfort, convenience, great host, just to name just a few). Unfortunately for me, everyone else feels the same way because the rooms are often booked. I would highly recommend Staying here!

Waltham, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in November 2013
Roxana User Profile
Interaction with guests

I love making conversation with my guests, one of the main reasons why I like hosting. But don't feel like you have to go out of your way, you can retrieve to your room and that is ok with me as well! :)

About Roxana

Hi, I have been in the Boston area for over two decades. I went to under and graduate school here and have never left since. I love travelling. I have visited 38 countries. I have been hosting international students for over two years and have enjoyed it very much. I love to learn about other cultures and love enriching company. I work in software development and I enjoy yoga and equestrian sports.

Languages: English, Español, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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