About the Homestay
We live in the "Garden City" which is the second name for Newton. In deed, Newton is a beautiful city, surrounded by large homes and gardens. Our home is in walking distance to stores, restaurants and transportation to Down Town Boston (12-25 min. by train) . We live on a quiet road near Newton Center and by Newtonville Center. We are hosting students/families for many years, and enjoy the beauty of the "extended family " we have all over the world. I love cooking and you can enjoy many tasty treats, during the stay. Our family time is a joy, with some indoor and outdoors activities, depends on the seasons and weather. My son is 16 years old and as any other American teen, he enjoy earning his independence. He is polite, and at times, adds a lot of lough during dinner time....( lower price for students with valid USA student ID, and if stay more than 207 nights.) The price: $ 120 is for two people in one room. International students are welcome here!! We live one minute walk to bus stop and train, but it is very quiet outside!
We do have two full bathrooms, but the only one (The big nodern one-see picture) is available for Homestay guests.
Our location allow an easy excess to Boston, Brighton, Alston, Watertown, Wellesley, and more... Did I mentioned that our beautiful home location will bring you much closer to all the above cities , restaurants, supermarket and more!
Laundry services are available but not included.
The price ($120 for two people) includes light breakfast only. The price go lower if you stay more than a week, or more than a month. It's get lower if you more than a month. A wonderful full Dinner is available for an additional fee ($20pp) Laundry on weekend only-1 load(wash, dry, fold = $15.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Smoke alarm on each floor
- Carbon monoxide detector
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located on the close to the city center, in a quiet and safe neighborhood called Newtonville. We live near major routes which allows an easy excesses to anywhere. we are 25 minutes ride from Logan International airport.
The bus stop is only 1-2 minutes walk, and there are lots of bus options using this stop. You can use the express bus to Boston, or the train. Both run early AM to late night.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Please note that only a light breakfast is included in the room rate. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Breakfast
- Half Board
- Full Board
- Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
Keep noise to a minimum after midnight please.
Please do not invite strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance, no overnight visits .
Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
It's a very friendly location- Llana and her son Adam were extremely helpful in terms of getting me established in the area with transportation etc. If you stay there, use the "transit" app for Boston MBTA transport to find your way into the city. Llana is a good cook, and there are usually other students there, so it's a friendly location.
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