Best of Boston

BEST Laundromat

1991 BEST Laundromat

Mother’s Laundry Emporium


The worst problem in Laundromats is not soiled clothes—it’s boredom. Mother’s has licked it by providing sofas, a television, a Lifecycle, rowing machines, and a tanning salon. You can knock off a few errands while you’re there, too: Mother’s rents… read more»

1988 BEST Laundromat

Daloz the Cleaner


Unless you’re up for ironing your own shirts and tablecloths, you won’t get a better job anywhere in the area. And you pay for what you get: plenty. read more»

1985 BEST Laundromat

Bank of Boston

Before the wash hit the fan. read more»

1982 BEST Laundromat, Coin-Op

Moy’s Highlander Center


Spotless, all machines in working order, and free coffee. read more»

1979 BEST Laundromat

The Laundry-Galleria


Lillian Bloom’s North End hybrid features brand-new machines (Maytag, fifty cents), free coffee and tea, twenty-four-hour drop-off service, and inexpensive art on the walls. There’s usually an artist in residence too. Buy a painting, and perhaps he’ll fold your undies. read more»

1977 BEST Laundromat

The Laundry Room


Air-conditioned, with Muzak, plants, carpeting, magazines, color TV, director’s chairs, vending machines (edibles and cleaning-supplies), three dozen new machines and a clean-up attendant. Boarders not permitted. read more»