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High-rise Apartment  «  Bozzuto Management
Theatre District, 659-665 Washington St | Boston
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Top Amenities

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  •  24-Hour Front Desk
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Dog friendly  
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Parking Garage
  •  Private Decks
  •  Resident Lounge  
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Swimming Pool  
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

User Rating

9.2
Excellent
6 Reviews

About this Location

CVS Pharmacy
3 min walk
Boston Common
3 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby
Orange Line (metro) - 2 min
B/C/D (light rail) - 4 min

Pricing 
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Studio, 1 Bath
$2,809+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$3,305+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$4,520+
  • Bedrooms

    •  Walk-in Closets
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
    •  Smoke-Free Community
  • Convenience

    •  Business Center
    •  Dry Cleaning Valet Service
    •  Package Receiving
  • Entertainment

    •  Coffee Bar
    •  Recreation Room
    •  Resident Lounge  
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Garbage Disposal
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Lease Terms

    •  Online Rent Payment
  • Living Room

    •  Central A/C
    •  Hardwood Floors
    •  High Ceilings
    •  Large Windows
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Parking Garage
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog friendly  
    •  Restricted breeds  
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24-Hour Front Desk
    •  Controlled Access
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Fitness Center
    •  Swimming Pool  
  • View

    •  Amazing Views
    •  Private Decks
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Overall rating 9.2/10, based on 6 renter reviews

8.5
Location
9.0
Amenities
8.8
Management
8.3
Value
8.5
Social
8.8
Safety
Excellent
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The Kensington reviews and highlights

  • convenient building amentities
  • expensive, but you get what you pay for
  • supportive staff and management
  • great location - close to the airport but still in the city
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Great building!

The Kensington is amazing. It is expensive, but you get what you pay for. New construction, amazing staff that truely enjoy their job and that will do anything to make your life easier. The location is very convenient to public transportation, grocery store, bars, and airport (5 min uber ride).

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Great building!

We love living at the Kensington! We both travel for work and it's a great location - close to the airport, but still in the city. Aside from the beautiful and convenient building amenities, we enjoy being steps away from the Boston Common and the T!

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Great location, excellent amenities

We've lived at the Kensington for almost a year now. The concierge staff and management staff are so friendly and helpful. We love the location (walking distance to grocery store/T stop/Boston Common etc) and the building amenities! Also, we enjoy the building's social events.

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Love it

Love it! Great place to live. Couldnt be happier with the spot and the amenities especially. really supportive management. very responsive to any problems there are. wish there was a bit more light in the apartment but I add lamps and it is fine.

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Recently built and easily accessable

The Kensington was created just a few years ago so everything functions very well inside. The management group also responds relatively quickly. There's clubs, Boston common, downtown crossing, chinatown, and the AMC movie theater within a five minute walk and further areas like the financial district and north end are easily walk-able too!

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Great location in the center of Boston

The best part of this apartment is the location. It's walking distance to the financial district so if you work around there, this is a great spot. It's also close to Downtown Crossing and Park St. so traveling anywhere on the subway is easy as well. In terms of entertainment, there's a movie theater nearby, easy access to shopping, and Chinatown nearby allows quick access to cheap delicious food.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

23 Recommendations

Sam LaGrassa’s
Wow Barbecue
Al’s South Street Cafe
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3 Recommendations

Whole Foods
Ming’s Supermarket
C-Mart
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1 Recommendation

CVS Pharmacy
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24 Recommendations

Exhale Back Bay
Ultimate Bootcamp
Btone Fitness
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3 Recommendations

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Peter’s Park Dog Run
Norman B Leventhal Park
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10 Recommendations

Thinking Cup
Great Taste Bakery & Restaurant
Egg Puffs
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Getting around

Orange Line (metro)

2 min

Orange Line (metro)

9 min

B/D/E (light rail)

4 min

South Station

11 min

SL5 (bus)

2 min

501/504/505 (bus)

5 min

Parking at The Kensington

Parking Garage

Parking Near The Kensington

Pms 15 W Franklin Street Garage

1 min
$130 / month

Laz Parking 660 Washington Street Garage

1 min
$375 / month

Propark Parking

1 min
$350 / month
Parking rates are for informational purposes only and may vary — for most up to date pricing, please reach out to the garage directly.

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