123 Longwood Avenue
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
The Longwood Inn is a Victorian mansion originally built in
the early 1900’s as a single family home. The original owner was a wealthy owner of mills in Lawrence and Lowell, two of Massachusetts’ most historical cities from the Industrial Revolution. The current park behind the house was at one point part of the home’s property. The Inn has a casual, friendly atmosphere with an outgoing and helpful staff to make guests feel comfortable and at home. Guests come to the Longwood Inn from all over the world. Professors and doctors doing research at the areas’ many universities and hospitals mingle freely with tourists, parents visiting their college student children, and guests visiting nearby friends and relatives.
It is located in a safe, upscale neighborhood in the town of Brookline, Massachusetts, just three blocks outside of Boston itself. Directly behind the Inn is a newly renovated public park with tennis courts, running track, baseball diamonds and children’s playground equipment. Nearby are four subway stops and one bus stop. Close by is Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, with it’s many retail stores, banks, specialty shops, fine restaurants and historic Art Deco movie theatre. Downtown Boston can be easily reached by public transportation in 10-20 minutes. With its many amenities, close proximity to the city and sensible rates The Longwood Inn is one of Boston’s best bargains.
The Inn is a short walk from Boston’s world famous Longwood Medical area, which includes Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Children’s Hospital, the Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Joslin Clinic, among others.
At the front of the building is an outdoor patio with tables and chairs facing onto Longwood Avenue. This creates a relaxing café style atmosphere. Hedges, shrubs and landscaping giving it a country feeling, surround the Inn. Coming in through the enclosed front porch with its teak rocking chairs and tables, you enter the oak paneled front lobby. A hand carved fireplace, comfortable overstuffed leather armchairs and main stairway provide a welcoming environment.