About the Homestay
We offer a beautiful homestay in Winthrop, 5 miles from downtown Boston and very convenient via the MBTA transit (bus to the Blue Line). Winthrop is a quaint, safe seaside peninsular community home to many great outdoor activities (run, beach, bike) and independently-owned, amazing restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Chinese, BBQ, Pizza & Sandwiches). Plus all within 1/2 mile distance you will find a grocery market, gym, library, hair and nail salons, art galleries and more!
Our Homestay Apartment offers 3 spacious, spotless bedrooms (with ceiling fans) and a shared bath. Our home is large and the homestay accommodations are separate (with its own kitchen, dining room, entrance/exit).
Contact me if you are considering superior housing in a quaint small town that is just minutes from the hustle and bustle of beautiful Boston!
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our Homestay Apartment is a separate unit from our residence which affords our guests to have independence and comfort in their Home Away from Home. We are 10 minutes from Logan International Airport and the bus stop is only a 2 minute walk from the house. The MBTA Blue Line (Orient Heights) is a mile up the road which connects you to all that Boston has to offer!
Local Area Facilities
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Use of Kitchen
Please treat our home with respect. You will admire the home for its cleanliness and welcoming atmosphere, we ask that you help us keep it that way:) For the comfort of all, we ask that you do not have any visitors in the homestay apartment. Our guests are welcome to use the stackable washer/dryer in the apartment for 1 load of laundry/week (detergent provided). Additional laundry can be done at the local laundromat, which is on the bus route and 1/2 mile distance.
No smoking or candles permitted.
Check in is at 3:00 pm and Check out is at 11:00 am, unless otherwise negotiated.
Smoking is not allowed.
I had a great in Winthrop with Cathleen. The area is nice with easy access into the middle of Boston. Guests stay in an apartment attached to the house so you are very independent and can come and go as you like. Having a few other guests there makes it sociable, but you always have your own room and privacy. The house was lovely and they were great hosts. Thank you for a great stay in Bosotn!
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How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.