Archive for February, 2010

College hunting is upon us!

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

This is the time of year when the city is flooded with people coming in to check out Boston schools, from which there are many fabulous ones to choose! College Boston is an event unto itself, so for those of you with teens searching for Boston area colleges, or even perspective graduate students, we have a few tips for the approach you might want to take this Spring. Check out this great blog, http://www.gobostoncard.com/blog/2008/04/14/visiting-boston-colleges/, for a quick overview of what to see and how to go about it. There’s also a website specifically designed to help with these visits, so visit http://www.campusvisit.com/# and click through to colleges and universities Boston. We are even offering a special promotion to help keep Boston lodging costs down because after all, a Boston education will be an investment unto itself…you may as well save money NOW when you’re visiting one of our great schools. And on that note, many of our properties welcome the same Boston area college families back year after year. It is typical to see parents stay at Abigayle’s Bed & Breakfast (M263) in Kenmore square with their junior in high school visiting Boston University, then as a couple during subsequent visits for the next four years for Parent’s Weekend, Graduation, etc. Our hosts are so thrilled to welcome back these returning guests! Wellesley Lodging (IW504) is another great example. This gracious hostess is a favorite among visitors to Wellesley College and Babson College. She never disappoints with her friendly and gracious hospitality, comfortable accommodations, and incredible proximity to these prestigious schools. So, if you’re planning to do some college hunting in the near future, take advantage of what we’re offering over the next couple of months. Families traveling to the Boston area will get a discounted rate at one of our Bed and Breakfasts, or furnished apartments, when visiting the Boston schools. Reserve nights for March 14 through April 30 (blackout dates: April 16-19), and CHILDREN (even teens!) CAN STAY FOR FREE! This is a huge savings! Check out our website for details. Happy hunting!

Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony
PO Box 57166
Boston MA 02457 USA
781-449-5302
fax: 781-455-6745
Toll Free: 888-486-6018

Love is in the air!

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

One of the best Valentines gifts I can think of is a romantic trip to beautiful Boston! Surprise your valentine this year with dinner at a cozy restaurant nestled into a cozy Boston street, book a room and get away from it all at at Boston bed and breakfast, or just spend the day exploring all the city has to offer. Boston.com has a great tool for selecting a Boston restaurant that works best for you, http://www.boston.com/ae/events/valentines_day/, and many Boston restaurants are offering special deals on reservations made for February 12th, 13th, and 14th. Check out Open Table http://www.opentable.com/promo.aspx?m=7&pid=102 for great ideas for romantic Saturday dinner or cozy Sunday brunch. You can even make your reservation online with this tool, which is a huge time-saver! Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony is in the mood for love, too, so we’re offering 10% off stays at many of our properties that weekend, as long as you stay for two nights…and who wouldn’t want to?? We’ll even have a complimentary bottle of champagne waiting for you when you arrive to help you jump start the romantic mood, so check out the great deals.
Need chocolates? I highly recommend Teuscher Chocolatier on Newbury Street Boston.
XOXO

Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony
PO Box 57166
Boston MA 02457 USA
781-449-5302
fax: 781-455-6745
Toll Free: 888-486-6018