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Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In And Near Boston Waterfront, Massachusetts - Updated 2020

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What is the most touristy thing to do in Boston? Visiting the Boston Harbour Waterfront, of course. For those of you who might not know, the Boston Waterfront is basically a series of walkways right in front of the Boston Harbour. That means hotel rooms with water views, open-air bars to drink in while you hear the sound of the waves, and restaurants which serve the very fresh catch of the day. It also means that you can walk to the waterfront from your vacation rental, or you could just walk along the streets of the Financial District since you’re going to be living in the heart of the city! So, if you are planning a trip to Boston waterfront, then this is a specially curated list of some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Boston Waterfront, Massachusetts. Scroll down below to check them out.

1. Pre-Civil War loft that is a home away from home

You will be sold once you hear about the history of this place. I mean, who doesn’t want to live in a pre-Civil War loft? This property is done up so beautifully–so modern yet so rustic. If you’re planning a really fun getaway weekend with your better half, then I will definitely suggest this warm and cozy one-bedroom apartment. And it’s walking distance to pretty much everything, which makes it even better.

Historical 1BR Modern Downtown Loft, All 5 Stars!
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
68 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a washer/dryer combo and an iron and ironing board were excellent as well
loved the giant screen tv in the bedroom
the couch area is cozy and comfortable and the bed is great
doug's apartment is super stylish and has great amenities
great amenities in this cozy space that is a true home away from home
it was sparkling clean the bed and linens were amazing
very stylish and super clean
it is a clean beautiful modern smart house
very clean doug met us and showed us around- great wifi
it's a beautiful place well appointed/supplied very clean and comfortable/pleasant to be in
doug was a wonderful host
doug is an excellent host
great place and a great host
definitely recommend doug was a great host
the people we encountered were all friendly welcoming and the city showed itself to be prideful
great location for exploring boston
the location is awesome
excellent location and walking distance to all the sights
this place is great location is steps from the long wharf and subway station
outstanding location in a fantastic city close to all the sights and transort options
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2. Comfortable and spacious loft

This is among the biggest lofts that you will ever come across. The whole loft is decorated so simply, yet it looks so modern and chic. It is so spacious that you and your whole group of friends can sleep here comfortably. This property basically just has one double bed, but you can always request for an air mattress. Or, you can just bunk on the large couch! Basically, this place is perfect for a group of friends who are heading to Boston for a fun weekend.

(HB) Downtown Loft! Spacious and Comfortable!
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
40 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is clean all amenities are provided
access was easy with a key pad and elevator directly to the apartment
very neat clean and cozy space
very good area and clean
spacious and clean with everything you need for a short stay
the unit was good / clean and it was in a good location
totally spotless nice modern shower high ceilings hardwood floors
the host was very responsive and helpful
paige is an extremely responsive host
paige was very responsive whenever we reached out to her for anything
paige is also very responsive
absolutely perfect location; walking distance to pretty much anywhere you want to go downtown
it was a great and big place walking distance from everything
an amazing location and lots of space
excellent location and clean set up a short walk away from the harborwalk downtown restaurants and neighborhood bars
you can walk to probably 50 resturants and bars as well as major tourist attractions
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3. Modern flat that is a walking distance from everywhere (from USD 315)

This is a pre-Civil War brick-and-beam loft, which already makes it one of a kind! It is very centrally located in Broad Street, which means the financial district and the harbour are just walking distance. The interiors are very modern with architectural design that is over a century old–this is where modern meets classic! This two-bedroom loft is perfect for a family vacation or a vacation with friends. You’re going to love this place, trust me.

NEW! Walk Everywhere Downtown, 1BR Modern Loft
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
38 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is super cozy and full of positive energies
it's equipped with everything you need for a very comfortable stay
it was clean and quaint
flat is a palace beautifully set up and clean as a whistle
the place was clean tasteful and reasonably priced with a great location
spotless easy to access and very modern and more comfy than any hotel
great location sparkling clean all the comforts of home
kelly was a great host
host made our stay very enjoyable
kelly was a great host and we’d happily recommend it
she has every amenity you could want and is a very kind and gracious host as well
kelly has been an amazing host always available
great location a short walk to many attractions
stylish loft in great location
nicely decorated and convenient location
beautiful space - great location
it’s location is fantastic many pubs restaurants and attractions within fifteen minute walk
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4. Perfect property for a romantic getaway

Planning a romantic trip to Boston with your better half? Then this one-bedroom apartment is the perfect Airbnb in Boston waterfront! Located literally steps away from the harbour and waterfront, this is the best property for you to enjoy some alone time while being very centrally located. The apartment has a very chic and modern vibe with a really spacious master bedroom–perfect for two!

Unique 1BR in Financial District by Sonder
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
26 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Spacious and chic apartment near the financial district (from USD 186)

This chic and spacious two-bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the financial district. That means you are going to be walking distance from all the famous cafes, bars, restaurants, and even the waterfront. The living room here is huge, and the bedrooms are pretty big, too! If you’re planning a vacation to Boston, this is a great place to stay. I would definitely recommend this place if you’re travelling to Boston with your family.

Sonder | Financial District | Stunning 2BR
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
86 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities were good and wifi brilliant
we liked the white noise of the fan so we slept like babies
great location downtown spacious apartment on 5th floor new furniture and kitchen very good wifi
mattresses were comfortable and it was nice having two full bathrooms
the apartment was beautiful and modern with a great view in a perfect location
beautiful clean space large apartment
the place is clean and roomy
place was clean and had the basic necessities
apartment was clean and had all the necessities
the apartment was clean and ready for moving in when we arrived
the staff was very responsive to all of our questions
host is super responsive and helpful
the host was really helpful and responded to our questions always within a day
great place friendly helpful owners
beautiful apartment great hosts thank you
great location in financial district
the location was perfectly located
solid location and great place
really good apartment great location
great location and beautiful apartment
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6. Vibrant apartment with a pull-out Murphy bed

Going to Boston with your kids? This is the perfect place to stay. This is actually a one-bedroom apartment with a very large and spacious living area. So while the parents can enjoy some peace and quiet in the master bedroom, the kids can sleep on a fold-out Murphy bed in the living room. Which kid won’t love the idea of ‘sleeping in the wall’?

Vibrant and Spacious Loft in Downtown Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
93 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Two-bedroom flat in the heart of the city

Located in the heart of the financial district, this two-bedroom apartment is the perfect place for a family vacation. The property has a chic and modern vibe, with beautiful white, orange, and grey interiors. The bedrooms are pretty cosy while the living area and kitchen area are super spacious. So whether you want to enjoy a relaxing day in or just take a quick walk to the nearest cafe, this centrally located apartment is perfect for both! All in all, a great place to stay.

(M2A) Spacious Downtown Living!
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
42 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Apartment where minimalism meets modern

Are you looking for an Airbnb in Boston waterfront with a minimalistic yet classy vibe? Then this one is perfect for you! The loft is so simple and classic, yet it has a dash of modern interiors and style. This spacious and luxurious two-bedroom apartment is perfect for a vacation with friends or family. You’ll be staying in the centre of the city, with the waterfront literally a short walk away. This rental is one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Boston waterfront.

Luxury Loft In Downtown Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
56 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Ideal apartment for couples who love their privacy

Think of this place like your own little one-bedroom suite. The whole vibe of this place is really cute and quirky with a modern touch. This is probably one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Boston Waterfront for couples. It is very centrally located which means you can walk to most places, yet it is private enough for you to enjoy some alone time. Plus, what’s more romantic than a walk from your apartment to the waterfront to enjoy the sunset while you sip on some wine?

Sonder | Milk Street | Warm 1BR + Kitchen
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
13 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Sleek flat in the financial district

This apartment is so sleek and chic. The whole decor is so classy yet so modern, with shades of black, white, and grey–it really gives this apartment a great vibe. This two-bedroom apartment is perfect for a trip with family or friends. It is very centrally located, so you can just walk to your favourite bar or coffee shop whenever you want!

Sleek 2BR in Financial District by Sonder
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
23 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Let the Boston vacation begin

If you want to stay close to everything that there is to do and see on your trip here, then these are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Boston Waterfront. All these properties are walking distance from restaurants, bars, and cafes, and most importantly from the majestic waterfront. Can it get any better than that?

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