Your private entrance.Your private balcony
Live in Waltham with style!
Hosted by Svetlana
Svetlana is the host.
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
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Comfortable, well decorated private suite featuring a room with a private entrance, queen size bed, private large new bathroom, private balcony, WiFi, cedar closet and a little kitchenette equipped with coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave and sink.

Note for the summer: there is a public swimming pool located three minutes walk from my house.

The space

Want the Boston experience without the Boston prices? You get your own fully furnished studio with a private entrance from the yard, brand new bathroom and your own spacious balcony. In your own kitchenette, there is a sink, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, and teakettle. When you wake up in the morning, you can find coffee, green and black teas on the counter.
There is secure WiFi in the apartment for your use.
There is washer and dryer in the basement.
The house located on the quite one way street with an easy off street parking.

Guest access

This room is on the second floor. It has a private entrance: we will not be sharing the rest of the house.

Interaction with guests

I like to maintain privacy and am very busy, but I am very worldly and friendly. I will be leaving detailed instruction on how to use WiFi and find bus connections/commuter train schedules. I will be available by phone to answer any questions.

Other things to note

Room kitchenette is equipped with coffee maker, tea kettle and a microwave. We will complementary provide black and green teas and coffee for you to make. If you are a long term renter (1 week +) we will share with you our outside grill in the yard. A famous Wilson diner and gourmet Italian restaurant "La Campania" are located around the corner.


Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Dryer
Washer

Prices
Extra people $36 NZD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $109 NZD
Security Deposit $146 NZD
Weekend Price $159 NZD / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

We kindly ask for no smoking inside and no use of the candles and such. You can smoke at your private balcony.


Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay

10 Reviews

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Carla User Profile
August 2017
I stayed at Svetlana's place for a month for business. The studio apartment was perfect for me - very convenient for my training and had all the basics that I required for a comfortable stay. Svetlana and her family were very warm and welcoming.

Chansik User Profile
September 2016
Everything is good here. The apartment is nice, clean, and large enough for one or two. Host is nice that she informs you everything you need during your stay. This place is also located near the bus stop and Moody street, so that you can conveniently hang around. If you are finding a place in Boston, I would recommend here! 혼자 머무르기 딱 좋은 곳입니다. 근처에 보도 10분 거리에 번화가가 있고, 보스턴 중심지로 집 앞에서 버스를 타고 편리하게 이동할 수 있습니다.

Elena User Profile
August 2016
Everything was pretty good. The apartment is nice and clear but there were some things we didn't like about our stay. -the apartment is smaller than we expected -it's not a private balcony, it's a part of the stairs facing the neighbor house -no light on the stairs (it gets dark pretty early in the summer so we had to use Iphones) - there're some common doors in this apartment with the main house. They are close but you can hear everything pretty good - when we needed a laundry we couldn't reach Svetlana by phone - parking is not easy sometimes. when we came home later, had to park on the other street Anyway I would recommend staying at this apartment
Svetlana User Profile
Response from Svetlana:
I would like to address a few comments here as erroneous. The size of the apartment bedroom is 250 sq feet which is larger then a standard size of a bedroom. The bathroom is luxurious ( 100 sq feet). I was not aware that the light on the stairs stopped working and the tenant didn't notify me that there was a problem. The light on the stairs had since been fixed. As to the laundry, there was one weekend when I was out of the state and Verizon reception and couldn't receive the text messages. I contacted the tenant immediately upon my return to assist. The tenant could ring the bell of my house, where the laundry room is, there were people there. Parking is specified as being on the street. Any city dweller can relate that it may mean parking a block away. There has never been a situation when a tenant could not park.
August 2016

Jonathan User Profile
July 2016
Very nice host. Clean and nice space. Neighborhood was ok. Parking could have been easier.

Oguz User Profile
July 2016
Lana was kind and eager to help. Room was clean and really nice just shown as in the photo. it has private entrance and spacious. I enjoyed my stay.

Peter User Profile
May 2016
While I was doing an internship at a company in Waltham I stayed over 4 month at Svetlana's place and the apartment really felt like home. It offers a bathroom incl. bathtub/shower, a queen size bed, enough storage with a spacious closet and dresser, a kitchenette including a fridge, microwave, heating plate and water boiler, access to fast wi-fi, and free use of the washing machine and dryer. Although the Boston area can be cold during the winter months, the room was constant warm and it always provided hot water. I also never had a problem to park my car (for free) on the street, which was a huge plus too. Svetlana was awesome too. Although the apartment is attached to the main house she made sure that I had always my privacy, and was always very helpful if I had any questions or requests. The location of the apartment is ideal. Within a 5 min walk I was in Waltham's Center which has - among other things - a nice coffee shop and a great Sushi restaurant. Also the very popular Moody Street is reachable within a 10 min walk where you find a vast variety of bars and restaurants, incl. Moody's Deli (recommended). Also Boston's City Center is reachable within only 25 minuets by car. I highly recommend this apartment and I would stay again at this place. Thank you, Svetlana, for your great hospitality!

Vielka User Profile
April 2016
The host canceled this reservation 17 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Svetlana User Profile
Response from Svetlana:
Hi, I canceled the reservation a next day after it was booked as I made a mistake while confirming.
April 2016

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in May 2015
Svetlana User Profile

Originaly, I am from St.Petersburg, Russia. I love theater, outdoors and yoga.

Languages: Русский
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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