About Us

463 Beacon is a large, renovated turn-of-the-century brownstone style original mansion, now consisting of individual Guest Rooms. Our Furnished apartments are located close by, throughout the Back Bay Area. Our Guest Rooms offer private bath, Direct TV, microwave & refrigerator, clock radios, all rooms with A/C (seasonal only), hardwood floors, ornamental fireplaces, and tall ceilings. The front office also provides free local phone calls and calls to 29 different countries. All rooms are non-smoking.

What part of Boston are you in?

Back Bay at the foot of the Harvard Bridge, near public transportation, in a historical Victorian residential neighborhood. We are directly across the Charles River from MIT, just three blocks away from Newbury St., The Prudential & Hynes Convention Center.

Do you provide Breakfast/Room Services?

We offer complimentary coffee & tea at our guest house (rooms have microwave and refrigerator), daily towel service available for nightly stays, weekly housekeeping provided for guest house residents.

When is check in / out time?

Check-in is between 1-7 PM, check-out is at 11:00 AM. If you have any special requests, please check with our office.

When should I make reservations?

As soon as you are sure of the dates. Boston stays busy year round, but we'll always try to make room for you! You may also fill out an online reservation request.

Do you have parking?

We have a limited amount of parking available for compact cars. Large cars and trucks can obtain parking in lots 3 - 4 blocks from our house.

Do you have an elevator?

Our building does not have one.

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Traveler's checks, and cash with valid credit card back up.

Booking and cancellation policy

50% Deposit is required for your room reservation. The balance will be charged 5 days prior to arrival. If you do not show for your reservation the total amount is then charged for that reservation. One night stays are charged in full. If you cancel your reservation more than 21 days before the arrival date, you will receive a refund of the deposit minus a $25 cancellation fee. If you cancel within the 21 day notice the room has to be re-rented for a refund less a $25.00 fee. No refund for early departures or cancellations less than 21 days prior to arrival unless the room is re-rented. Boston Marathon is a 4 night minimum. Head of the Charles Regatta is a 3 night minimum.