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The bed is quite soft and comfortable.Desk and closet behind the green curtain
Simple, comfy, and convenient
Simple, comfy, and convenient
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Within easy walking distance of both Harvard and Central Square, come relax in this quiet residential neighborhood 1 block from the Charles River. My apartment is clean and homey, with access to wifi, spacious kitchen, and a backyard.

The space

The bedroom is clean, quiet, simple, and comfortable. It has a closet, dresser, and desk. You can have free wifi, access to the kitchen, washer/ dryer, and backyard, which boasts a table and chairs for eating dinner, or a lounge chair for reading in the sun. I do not have A/C, but do have several fans which I find to be more than enough most of the time.

Guest access

You are welcome to use the living room, kitchen, bathroom (of course!) and backyard. Like any roommate situation, I only ask that you keep all spaces clean and tidy, and be respectful of noise.

Interaction with guests

I would be happy to help you get acclimated to Cambridge and Boston. I can provide guidance on getting around or places to eat and things to do. I am also perfectly happy if you just want to come and go as you please. A friendly hello and goodbye is all that's needed! Check-in/ out time is flexible.

Other things to note

There are stairs into my apartment, so please consider that if you have any mobility issues.

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

Please keep common spaces clean and tidy, which means wiping counter-tops and cleaning dishes; I will do the heavy cleaning. Smoking is not allowed in the house, on the porch, or in the backyard; I prefer if you are not a smoker at all. Please be mindful of noise, especially after 10pm. Pets are not allowed, unfortunately (Though I love dogs!).

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card
1 night minimum stay

3 Reviews

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Diana User Profile
September 2015
Melissa was a great host! She was very easy to reach and communicate with, and even had a really nice "welcome package" of some toiletries and a snack. Her place was exactly as depicted and super clean. The neighborhood was great, walking distance to Harvard University and two subway stations.

Jessica User Profile
September 2015
I had a wonderful experience with Melissa. The room was clean and comfortable. She provided me with thoughtful amenities and was always willing to answer questions and give directions. I highly recommend her!

Jennifer User Profile
August 2015
Melissa was such an awesome host! She made me feel really welcome in addition to giving great tips about Boston as a local. The accommodations were exactly as expected. The room was clean and orderly; as was the bathroom. The location was fantastic too, right by the river and close to Harvard and public transportation. I had a great stay here!

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Melissa User Profile

As a New Yorker with Mexican roots and a love of languages, I love meeting new people and seeing new places. I am a fan of flamenco dance, fondue parties, gardening, biking, and seeing/ performing theater.

Languages: Español, Français

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