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Reservoir Towers, Boston

Commonwealth Ave, Boston, 02135, United States
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About the Property

Looking for a student accommodation in Boston that has it all? Well, Reservoir Towers Apartments, located at Commonwealth Ave, 02135, are what you've been searching for! Students get easy access to all the popular destinations by staying at Reservoir Towers Boston. Students can easily roam the city side, which is boarded with a variety of stores, eateries, cafes, etc. This property offers student housing options like flex, deluxe and premium deluxe shared apartments with well-ventilated, fully furnished rooms. Reservoir Towers is a conveniently located student housing in Boston, with Boston College only a short walk away, while Harvard Business School and Boston University aren’t quite far from Reservoir Towers Apartments.


Boston is a historic and vibrant city located in the northeastern part of the United States, Massachusetts. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and played a significant role in the American Revolution. The city is home to several historic sites, including the Freedom Trail, which takes visitors on a tour of 16 historic sites throughout the city. Boston is known for its rich cultural heritage, including museums, theatres, and art galleries. Some of the most popular cultural attractions in Boston include the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The city is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world, including Harvard and MIT. The city also has many other colleges and universities, making Boston a hub for higher education. One of the main reasons why Boston is considered one of the most popular study destinations for international students is due to the presence of several prestigious universities, such as Emerson College, Fisher College, Hult International Business School, Bay State College, Boston Architectural College, and Cambridge College.

Features

Reservoir Towers in Boston are preferred for a reason, the main one being the student housing has luxurious amenities created especially to cater to students' needs. You'll surely enjoy coming home to Reservoir Towers after a long day at your university. Reservoir Towers offers 1-bedroom apartments to 3-bedroom-apartment townhome-style houses, which you can share with your friends. No matter which option you pick, your package will include a private room. The large bedrooms come with comfortable full-size beds so that you can enjoy the good sleep you deserve after a long day at the university. Apart from that, you'll be provided bed linens. Every room here has a study desk and desk lamp to enhance your study experience here in Boston. Moreover, the apartments are fully furnished, so you can rest assured.


Residing at Reservoir Towers ensures you have a great experience of your student life. Enjoy a dreamy view of the Boston Cityscape from your windows. The apartments also include free Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer, and a fully equipped kitchen. You'll have access to a variety of common amenities, including a resort-style swimming pool, a fully-equipped fitness centre, a friendly clubhouse, and a technologically advanced business centre. Reservoir Towers has a no-pet policy and a no-smoking rule. It’s always better to know the cost of living in a new place before you shift there, so to save you the searching time, check out this cost of living in Boston guide.

Location and What's Hot?

Living in Boston is a status in itself, and Reservoir Towers being near Chestnut Hill is a major plus. It is bordered by a variety of attractions, ranging from museums to Chinese food outlets. Boston has a diverse and delicious food scene, with a mix of classic New England cuisine and international flavours. Some of the most popular dishes in Boston include clam chowder, lobster rolls, and baked beans. Apart from this cuisine, you can try these culture-packed restaurants. You can check out Gyro City, which sells the most authentic Greek food in this area. For your Indian food cravings, you can try Vaisakhi Indian Kitchen, which offers some of the best Punjabi dishes, from veg to non-veg. Fin's Sushi & Grill is one of the best dining experiences as it serves the finest oriental cuisine in the area near Reservoir Towers. If you want a taste of Japan, you can try Yamato, which uses the finest ingredients.


A short walk away is the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum. If you enjoy art, you should pay a visit to the Cambridge graffiti wall and observe young painters at work. Alternatively, schedule a photo tour to capture the soul of Boston via your lens. Chestnut Hill Reservoir takes a 6-minute walk, whereas John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site is just 2 miles away. For your late-night strolls, Abby is a great place to have snacks and beers. It is just a 6-minute drive. The Publick House is a nice pub to have parties, at just 1.3 miles away. To know more about the city, check out this Boston City Guide.

Commute

Residing in a prime location, you will never be too far from the public transportation options. Boston has a well-organized and reliable transportation system that includes buses, trains, subways and Taxis. The public transportation system provides comprehensive coverage of the city and its surrounding areas. A 2-minute walk will take you to South Street Station, and the same goes for Chestnut Hill Avenue Station. Chiswick Road Station and Chiswick Road Station are within a mile's reach. Purchasing a pass can be a convenient alternative to buying bus tickets daily. For example, the LinkPass, which costs $80 per month, is an affordable option for students looking to save money and avoid the hassle of purchasing tickets daily.

What will you get

Bills Included

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Common Amenities

Co-working Space
Gym
Washer / Dryer
Resort-style swimming pool
Fully-equipped fitness center
Clubhouse,

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does the rent include?

The rent includes all utilities, internet, as well as living in a fully furnished apartment. It also includes the use of the building amenities, such as a gym, swimming pool, rooftop, and so on (if applicable).

How does the rent payment work?

At the time of check-out, you are only required to make your deposit  payment. Paying a deposit will secure your room. Your first rent payment  is due upon your move-in. Let's say today is January 15 and you would like to book a room from March 1 to September 31. Today, you will need  to pay the deposit amount to hold your room. The first rent payment is  due any time until March 1. You will need to pay your first rent to receive your apartment keys. In other words, the deposit secures your room, and the first rent brings you the keys.

What is the verification process?

After the booking submission, you will be asked to follow the instructions to verify your identity and proof of study/work. They want to make sure they only accept people who are verified to be a good fit for their co-living community.

Why can’t I select the dates I want?

You can only select the beginning and end of the month as a move-in date. If you have a specific move-in date in mind, you may contact Email in case they can accommodate your inquiry.

Are Management premises Co-ed?

They have all-female, all-male, and mixed apartments, based on availability at the time of booking. During the booking process kindly let them know your preference and they will do their best to accommodate it.

Why am I paying a furniture deposit?

The furniture deposit is to secure the room and cover any potential damage to furniture, other loss, or default in rent payment.

Do I pay my rent month to month, or weekly?

They allow flexible lease terms, and tnt payment is due every 4-week. A payment plan will be generated and added to the end of your housing agreement for your reference. Let's say you rented a room at a rate of $275/week, and your total duration of stay is 12-week. You will need to make payments in 3 installments of $1100/each.

Do I get my own bathroom?

Unless specified otherwise, all rooms have shared bathrooms. If you are looking for ultimate privacy, they do have a master room with a private bathroom and entire apartment options in certain locations.

Does the apartment have a common living room?

There is a small dining area near the kitchen area. Particularly with the Covid-19 precautions, they discourage their residents to gather in common areas unless necessary.

Is the internet included?

They are happy to provide each resident with an unlimited Wi-Fi internet  connection. This is included in the rental price. Also, Property prepares the rooms with fresh bed linens and deep cleaning before the move-in. Residents need to leave the room in the same condition as it is  found, including the replacement of fresh bed linens and completion of deep move-out cleaning.

Do you have a cleaning service?

Prior to moving in, your room is cleaned and you are provided with fresh linens. It is up to all roommates to keep their rooms and common areas clean.

Do you accept pets?

Even though they love pets, a co-living environment does not allow them to be pet friendly. Their current or future guests might be allergic to pets.

What is your guest policy?

Due to the unique living environment at Property premises, constant overnight guests are not allowed. You are able to have friends and family visit you. However overnight guests overpopulate the apartment and are not permitted.

Do you provide a meal plan?

Meal plans are not provided. Their apartments have fully furnished kitchens with standard appliances including pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery. There are grocery stores nearby.

Can I bring my own sheets and furniture?

They provide fresh bed linens prior to moving in. Their rooms are fully furnished with a bed, study desk, side table, lighting, and smart TV. As long as the room is left in the same condition after your stay, you may replace your own linens and small furniture.

Can I rent an apartment to myself?

Yes, you can rent an entire studio or one-bedroom apartment. 

What if I have a roommate issue?

Their residence is a co-living shared space and they encourage open communication to try and resolve any household issues. Please contact your housing coordinator, for some further assistance.

Is there 24/7 security on the premises?

Most of their locations have a concierge security desk. Additionally, a key fob is needed, to enter the building.

What is the check-in process?

Check-in generally begins after 4:00 pm on your planned move-in date. You will receive move-in instructions by email, which will include the housing coordinator’s contact information. You can inform them when you’re on the way, or a time you plan to be at the residence and they will meet you. You will have a short orientation when you arrive and will receive your keys if your first rent payment was made. 

What is required for booking?

To book you will need to complete the verification process by uploading a  photo ID, proof of study, proof of address, ID proof of guarantor, and  then pay the deposit listed in the booking process. If you are a student, they require proof of study instead of proof of work. They also require everyone to fill out and return a Covid-19 Questionnaire. This full process can be completed online.

What is proof of guarantor?

It is proof that you have a guarantor agreeing to secure or 'guarantee'  tenancy agreement/contract. A guarantor can be an individual (parent,  spouse, relative, etc.) who promises to pay a tenant’s debt in the case the payment has not been transferred for a reason.

How do my friend and I rent an apartment together?

Bookings are done individually, but you may request to live in the same  apartment with your friend. They do their best to make this happen but it  is based on availability. 

Can I meet my roommates before moving in?

In most circumstances, your exact room is assigned the day you move in. Their housing coordinators will introduce you to your roommates.

Is the furniture deposit returned?

The deposit will be returned within 21 business days after the rooming agreement term stays, provided that the contractual obligations have been met and mandatory fees have been deducted.

What is the Service Fee?

The service fee is a non-refundable administrative fee, to cover costs associated with your application process, verification, screening, and contract preparation.

What if I want to change my room type?

Room type changes are subject to availability and will involve an extra cleaning fee pending approval.

How can I extend my stay?

You need to provide a written request to extend your stay, preferably with a 30-day notice. Extensions are based on availability and they do our best to accommodate them.

How many people will I be living with?

You will live in a co-living space with other roommates. 95% of their premises accommodate three(3) roommates in total. An exact number of roommates depends on the apartment layout and location.

How many people share the same bathroom?

Generally, you will be sharing the bathroom with 2 other roommates depending on the apartment layout. They have some apartments with a master room with a private bathroom, based on availability.

Is a kitchen included?

Yes, all of their apartments come with a fully furnished, shared kitchen. This includes a small dining area, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and appliances.

Is there a laundry?

Yes, all their premises have either in-unit or on-site laundry.

Is parking included?

Parking may be provided for an additional fee, provided that the duration of the stay is a minimum of one year. 

Are there locks on doors?

Unfortunately, they do not place locks on doors. Due to existing fire code requirements, they attach importance to the security of the co-living  units, and individual locks create a less preferable environment in terms of the security of theirr tenants.

What is flex space?

Flex space is one of the budget-friendly options they offer. It’s ideal for students looking for luxury living with basic privacy. The space is an alternative to a shared room and is created with a temporary bookcase partition.

What to do for Early Check-ins?

You can call / message the coordinator via WhatsApp and let them know your arrival time. You will be able to leave your luggage in the common area of the apartment and return later once your room is ready.

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Boston is a city renowned for its appeal to students, offering a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment. With a wide array of prestigious universities, including Harvard, MIT, Boston University, and Northeastern University, students are spoiled for choice when it comes to educational opportunities. Hence, finding Boston student accommodation will be easy for many students. With various student housing scattered across the city, these options include affordable resident halls, studio flats, student dorms, shared rooms, and moderately priced single homes (PBSA), which provide students with fantastic amenities. Boston student housing options are much closer to the universities and are all well-maintained.

Students looking for short-term Boston housing can also get in touch with us. Amber offers various student-friendly, comfortable and affordable student accommodations in Boston, which include well-known residences ranging from modest en-suites to student apartments. These Boston student apartments provide the enrolled students with the necessary amenities. Many other Boston student housing MA options are Harrington Housing 50 WB, Harrington Housing Addison Residence, June Homes 02113, and Harrington Housing Brighton Residence.

About Boston

Boston is officially known as the City of Boston. The city is the most populous in Massachusetts. It comes in the 24th position as the most populous city in the USA. The population is 675,647 as of 2020. Greater Boston is part of the city, which is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Boston is a vibrant city located in the northeastern United States, specifically in the state of Massachusetts. With a rich history that dates back to its founding in 1630, Boston played a crucial role in the American Revolution and has since become a symbol of American culture and heritage. As the largest city in New England, Boston is home to a diverse population of over 700,000 residents. The city boasts a fascinating blend of old and new, with modern skyscrapers standing alongside historic landmarks like the Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall. Boston is also known for its prestigious universities, including Harvard University, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Boston University, and Northeastern University, among many others. These academic institutions contribute to the city's intellectual and innovative atmosphere. Moreover, nature enthusiasts can explore the nearby Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, offering a serene escape from bustling city life.

Best Student Housing in Boston

With many famous universities, many students flock to the city to pursue their dreams and careers. Finding Boston student rentals can become a daunting task for many. Amber helps you find the best accommodation in three easy steps: picking, booking and paying. We make the tiresome and lengthy process of booking housing as easy as pie. Amber offers purpose-built studios, flats, and other affordable Boston student housing. When planning to move to Boston, students should look at the localities next to their university. Students can easily do this using the sorting feature. Although everyone's needs and wants differ, they should look at crucial variables like the cost of living, similarity with the neighbourhood, and commuting. Many students prefer to live in student-friendly neighbourhoods; hence, we have listed the Boston student housing MA that you should look at.

1. Harrington Housing 50WB

2. Harrington Housing Brighton Residence

3. 85 Park Drive

4. 31 Queensberry Street

5. Harrington Housing Reservoir Towers

6. June Homes 02139

7. June Homes 02119

8. June Homes 02125

Cost of Living in Boston

Living in a Boston student accommodation is comparatively more expensive than in other cities in the US. Amber only expects you to pay the rent; no extra bills or charges will be imposed on you. Following is a rough estimate of the cost of living in Boston. It is advised to you to at least have a budget of $2500 per month.

1. Food: $110 - $160 per week

2. Laundry: $20 -$35 per week

3. Mobile bills: $20 - $50 per week

4. Gas and electricity: $40 - $60 per week

5. Course books and Stationery: $30 - $70 per month

6. Entertainment and Leisure: $80 to $250 per month

7. Dining at a restaurant: $50 - $200 per month

Student Travel in Boston

Boston enjoys excellent travel accessibility, making it a convenient and well-connected city for visitors and staying in a Boston student accommodation turns out to be a blessing in disguise! Within the city, an efficient public transportation system, including the subway, buses, and commuter rail, provides convenient options for getting around. Boston's compact size and pedestrian-friendly streets make it ideal for exploring on foot, with many popular attractions within walking distance of each other. The city's central location in the northeastern United States makes it a strategic hub for road trips, with major highways providing access to other popular destinations in the region. The public transportation options in Boston are buses, rails, subways, and taxis.

1. Bus: The MBTA buses operate in Boston and the Greater Boston area. MBTA is among the busiest buses in the country. MBTA has also started using BRT, an acronym for Bus Rapid Transit, for more incredible speed and capacity. You can also buy passes and save yourself from the hassle of buying bus tickets daily. The LinkPass costs $80 per month, which is affordable for the students.

2. Subway: Public transportation covers almost all the parts of the city and the neighbouring areas. The city of Bolton has the oldest subway in the part of North America. It is the first underground streetcar, which started in the year 1897. The metro network is also operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, MBTA. The third rail provides the most rapid network in the outermost areas of the Blue Line.

3. Cycling: Cycling is a great way for students to get around the city when on a budget. The extensive cycle tracks in Boston make it easier for students to navigate the beautiful city.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Boston

Boston City is an adventurous and vibrant place for students. It is one of the most popular destinations in the United States. Boston is well known for its history as well as an educational centre. From Indie cinemas to planetariums, Boston has everything for the students. Living in a Boston student accommodation you’ll find out that there are plenty of leisure activities and fantastic nightlife. If you are a food enthusiast, there will be a lot of dining options and cafes for you to enjoy mouthwatering delicacies which can be found nearby. There are a lot of international dishes and fusion plates that you can enjoy in Boston. The traditional favourites of the place are molasses with salt pork or bacon and a unique variety of baked beans. If you are a sports person, you will enjoy playing Football, Ice hockey, and basketball in the local clubs near you. You can join the clubs and play the sports you love. Nightlife in Boston offers a lot of exciting clubs, theatres, bars, and pubs or simply enjoy the music at a piano bar. The best night-out options in Boston for students are Avery Bar at the Ritz Carlton, Better Sorts Social Club, Big Night Live, Brighton Music Hall, Bostonia Public House, DBar, and much more.

Boston Tourist Attractions

Boston's tourist attraction scene is an enticing blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. The city has experienced the American Revolution and has a significant place in the economy and culture of the US. If you are a student living in Boston, you will surely have a good time with a  vibrant tourist scene catering to diverse interests. Following are some of the tourist attractions of Boston.

1. Fenway Park

2. Tea Party Ships and Museums

3. Boston Public Library and Copley Square

4. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

5. Museum of Fine Arts

6. Boston Public Garden

7. Charles River Esplande

Universities in Boston

Many well-known and respectable universities in and near Boston City provide various degrees and courses to students. Some famous Boston universities are listed below:

1. Emerson College 

2. Hult International Business School

3. Bay State College 

4. Boston Architectural College

5. Boston University

6. Bunker Hill Community College

7. Boston University

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