Tripadvisor: Over 500 reviewers on TripAdvisor awarded Encore 5 out of 5 stars and Encore received TripAdvisor’s Award of Excellence two years in a row. Encore is rated #2 in popularity of TripAdvisor’s Boston B&B's!
The Telegraph: Encore B & B opened in 2001 and the gentrification of the South End has continued apace since. Stay here for hotel-like comforts at a great price."
WCVB Chronicle: Urban B&B’s: We've bunked down in a lot of upcountry bed and breakfasts in our periodic forays on the Main Streets and Back Roads of New England. But tonight, in this Chronicle Classic, we're skipping the drive and finding the seaside atmosphere, the small village vibe and the cozy shops a lot closer, all in rooms with a view of Boston and the nearby burbs.”
Conde Nast Traveler: “In a historic town house right off the South End's main drag, Encore B&B is ideal for culture vultures: The owners, who live on the ground floor, are experts on the local arts scene (one is artistic director of a local theater company). Four contemporary guest rooms..”
In The Charming Coastline - Provincetown to Boston Rand McNally chooses Encore as Best of the Road Editor's Pick recipient.
An in-flight video of Virgin Atlantic features Encore.
City Search: South End townhouse houses one of the city's most popular B&Bs, albeit one with only four guest rooms.”
IgoUgu named Encore B&B Best of Boston 2001
Boston Globe: "Design and taste are married well at South End Inn: The South End is the largest district of Victorian row houses on the National Register of Historic Places . Encore is in one of these 19th - century brick homes, a vertical stack of rooms at one end of a quiet street between Tremont Street and Columbus Avenue. We found it online, hitting pay dirt in our never-ending quest for a B&B with clean lines and contemporary furnishings.”
New York Magazine "Discover Boston's Designer Neighborhood. Sleep where many locals wish they did: on a charming, tree-lined block in the increasingly desirable South End. Encore Bed and Breakfast squeezes sleek Italian furniture into a traditional, brick-walled townhouse.
Rudy Maxa's World: Reflecting the artistic interests of owner Reinhold Mahler, the three rooms in this small inn are named Bernstein, Sondheim and Albee. Sleek furniture in the guest rooms suggests Bauhaus, and masks from around the world cover the wall of the breakfast room.”
Lonely Planet: "If you love the theater, or if you love innovative contemporary design, or if you just love creature comforts and warm hospitality, you will love Encore. Co-owned by an architect and a set designer, this 19th-century South End town house sets a stage for both of their passions.”
Quantas In-flight Magazin: "A comfortable, contemporary B&B situated in a renovated 19th century townhouse in Boston’s historic and increasingly trendy South End neighborhood.”