13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In And Near South Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2022

airbnb south boston

The Boston convention and exhibition center frequently hosts events and seminars, be sure to check them out while you are here. There are plenty of buildings that represent the rich architectural heritage of the city. The Institute of Contemporary Art is also highly recommended for visitors. South Boston is also home to Castle Island, an urban park that is spread across 22 acres (8.9 hectares) of land. There are a lot of public parks in the city so regardless of your Airbnb stay, you can usually find them in the near vicinity. Check out, below, our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near South Boston, Massachusetts.

1. Comfy home near downtown Boston (from USD 284)

Start your adventures around Boston from this three-bedroom residential home. Boasting luxurious amenities and a great location, this home promises a wonderful time throughout your stay. The open-concept living area and kitchen feature a large 50-inch flat-screen TV, WiFi, and air conditioning for your convenience and comfort. The kitchen area has a microwave, a stove, an oven, and a refrigerator for your dining needs.

Finally, this vacation home is located close to downtown and its many restaurants, shops, and attractions.

3 BR Private Family Home, S. Boston/Seaport/BCEC
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
203 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the area is quiet also nice balcony to sit and have breakfast
great place to stay comfortable beds and all the amenities we needed
we are thankful the roku tv is so easy to use
i really appreciated the easy self check-in garage parking cold a/c well-stocked kitchen and comfortable beds
super comfortable very well set-up - it has everything you need
nice clean space
very clean and easy to get to
house was very well cleaned and stocked
the space was so clean and well decorated and furnished
very clean and spacious with multiple floors
shelby was a great host
shelby was a wonderful host
shelby was very helpful in answering my questions before we arrived
great space and ad great host
shelby was great and super responsive
great location and overall wonderful place
also really great location 10-15 minute walk to great southie spots
this place is perfectly located in a quiet neighborhood in southie
very good location; about 15-20 minutes (in traffic) to major spots
amazing location with beautiful additions
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2. Queen-sized bed with separate entry (from USD 148)

If you are looking for a homely feel with luxurious amenities, look no further than this Airbnb property. It features a separate entry and is known for being impeccably clean. The room accommodates two people and offers multiple windows and a private bath. Additionally, the room has an attached bath with a queen-size bed featuring luxury linens. Breakfast is provided complimentary from the owner and the room also features a table to use as a dedicated workspace.

Boston King Suite Private Entry/Bath Historic
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
315 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast and coffee/tea facilties were fantastic
a great bed comfy couch and homey feel to the entire place
the little kitchen area is great with tea and coffee-making facilities and a full-sized fridge
lovely room comfy chair and breakfast table i loved it and boston
wonderfully charming and cozy spot with great amenities and hospitality
very clean cozy and accommodating
beautiful clean warm
the room was very clean and cozy
the room was great clean and comfortable
we thought it was super clean and cozy
lovely place and gracious host
friendly and very helpful hosts
bill and maureen were wonderful hosts - very nice couple
bill and maureen put a lot of care in making their hosts feel at home and pampered
the hosts are very responsive and accomodating
close to convention center and easy ride to logan airport
not so close to the city centre but public transportation is very good
location of the room is fantastic
the location is very good for public transport
wonderful stay clear instructions close to the bus stop to take you into downtown/back bay boston
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3. Rental with convenient location and high-end amenities (from USD 158)

This property offers a separate lodging suite to ensure your privacy is maintained. Located in the trendy neighborhood of South Boston, the room has a historic and charming appeal. Keyless entry is provided to you so that you don’t have to worry about losing your keys. The property features a queen pillow-top bed, perfect for two people. A private bath with a shower is also available, while a sofa is present for couch surfing. Additionally, a dedicated workstation is also provided to guests so that they can get some work done during their stay. What’s more, this property is located a few minutes away from the Airport, downtown, and even the Convention Center.

The King Lobstah Bed Suite PVT Entry/Bath Keyless
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
332 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
continental breakfast and coffee was perfect
we really appreciated the tea and coffee room
we really appreciated the extra amenities available and the facilities in the tea room
loved the boston tea party room and all the amenities that were available 24/7
this was both our first airbnb experience and the room & amenities were amazing
clean and quiet neighborhood
extremely clean and nicely set up
this is a very clean and nicely set up place
room was clean spacious and comfortable
very clean comfortable and really nice neighborhood
the hosts gave great recommendations and were speedy on their responses
both hosts were so friendly and helpful
bill is a great host and room is perfect
the hosts provide outstanding hospitality and amenities
bill and maureen were perfect hosts
the location was great
the location and the neighborhood is ideal for getting around the city
great stay close to downtown and airport
it is near good public transportation stops and walking distance to many parks and the beach
easy check in and very close to the airport
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4. Luxury for less (from USD 296)

This Airbnb property can house four guests in two bedrooms. It features a single bath. It is frequently rated the best in terms of cleanliness and check-in experience. This 1400-square-foot (130-square-metre) penthouse is constructed in a townhouse style and it is filled to the brim with virtually any amenity you can think of. An indoor fireplace is also present, giving you the option of spending quality time indoors with your loved ones. The master bedroom consists of a king-sized bed while the other bedroom has a queen-size bed. It is located in close proximity to a wide variety of restaurants and eateries.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
392 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great shower and washer dryer in the suite
beautiful fully remodeled two bedroom unit with a chefs kitchen
love the gourmet kitchen and the back deck
private deck beautiful bathroom state-of-the-art kitchen
they were the most comfortable beds i have slept in all air bnbs so far
very clean and comfortable
everything was sparking clean
meri's place was clean and well stocked
clean bright space in a quiet neighborhood
it’s super clean and in a quiet neighborhood
they are superb hosts and it’s a great home
the host meri is the best
very accommodating host in a great spot
the hosts do a good job providing pamphlets etc
meri is a great host very responsive
this location was wonderful
great location and comfortable beds
great food close by on broadway
beautiful place in a great location
great place good location for bcec
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5. Private home that exudes luxury (from USD 359)

This grand Airbnb property is well-equipped to accommodate seven guests in three bedrooms. Previous visitors have applauded the check-in experience and the keyless entry feature of this home. This private home provides you a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops. The property is graced with dark hardwood floors​ and dimmable lights. It also offers a dedicated seating area for guests and is well-stocked with toiletries. All three beds are queen-sized, giving you plenty of space to ensure your ultimate comfort. Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, this private home is considered the best vacation rental for groups and families.

Sanitized Modern 3BD private home-near BCEC
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
730 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful hardwood floors comfortable furniture and three queen beds in the bedrooms
we enjoyed a comfortable stay at tiffany's place in south boston
our pup was a big fan of the lovely space
kitchen is well-equipped and has great appliances
we liked the style and kitchen was stocked well
extremely clean and inviting for both human and dog
it is very clean and sweet
the house was clean and spacious
the house is clean and comfortable
the house was clean and updated
quick and responsive host
host service is also perfect
tiffany was a fantastic host
this home is very nice and tiffany was an extraordinary host
she was very accommodating and super easy to communicate with
location was great and super close to downtown
the location was amazing easy enough to walk to great restaurant and shopping options
great house safe neighborhood close to the subway
the location is perfect for travel across boston
i recommend taking d to broadway to walk to the subway station
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6. Private bedroom with queen-sized bed for two (from USD 107)

Located in downtown Boston, this Airbnb property can accommodate two guests. It features a spacious interior with a huge queen-size bed. Air conditioning and heating options are also provided for added comfort. The apartment is located just five minutes away from the convention center. You can easily walk to reach Broadway, local stores, restaurants, and more. The owners of this listing are extremely particular about cleanliness. They hire professional cleaners every week to ensure that the property remains spotless and hygienic. Additionally, it offers you a dedicated laptop workspace as well.

Large Private Bedroom & Bathroom by the Seaport
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
339 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast internet comfortable bed
it was nice to have an iron and table top ironing board available in the room
the iron and ironing board were key for me so i appreciate that they were there
the room was great and the bed was incredibly comfortable
the bathroom was the perfect size
get bed and very clean place
large room that was immaculately clean and just as described
brooke’s place is clean and tidy
the room was very clean and the perfect size for two
the room was clean comfy and cozy
brooke was an amazing host
brooke was a great host
brooke was an excellent host
host was very friendly and helpful
what a fantastic host and accommodation
location is very safe
great location in a storied boston neighborhood
everything about this location was amazing
pretty quiet residential location indeed a 10 minute walk to any commercial activity like restaurants or the subway
great place to stay close to downtown boston
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7. Large room with excellent city access (from USD 69)

This Airbnb has been consistently rated five stars by visitors. It features a wooden-floored private room with all the basic amenities you’d come to expect from such a property. Rentals are easy on the pocket and are located in close proximity to public transport, enabling you to explore the city conveniently. This room accommodates two people and it comes with an attached bathroom.

Large room, excellent access
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
73 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioner was in room but didn't need to use as stayed cool even though hot outside
the second floor has it's own kitchen and bathroom and the bed is extremely comfortable and good wi-fi
manuela was there when i arrived and was very welcoming the room was just as expected
as for the room it was perfect for me
despite from that it’s a nice room with a good bathroom and sufficient kitchen
very clean room and bathroom
room was very clean and comfy
bathroom ok and clean
especially bathroom was very clean
bathroom is spacious and kept clean
they were very helpful
the host is kind everything is awesome
manuela was a great host and quick to respond to any concern raised
manuela was a wonderful and gracious host
the neighbor seemed pretty safe and the host was very quick in responding
the location was perfect
the location is perfect in terms of close to the subway
great location and nice room
i loved being so close to the the subway station
the location is perfect for public transport and shops are close by
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8. Single-occupancy unit close to the city

This Airbnb property features a private room for a single guest, making it perfect for solo travelers. The place is top rated when it comes to cleanliness and the overall check-in experience. The 90-square-foot (8-square-meter) room features a memory foam mattress for added comfort and it is situated on the second floor. You also get to enjoy a huge terrace and a shared kitchen. This property is located a mere eight-minute walk from the JFK/UMASS red line metro station, making it easy to travel across the city. Internet access, toiletries, and kitchen consumables are complimentary courtesy of the host. Rentals start at USD 50.

Green R*10minJFK T RedLine*Downtown 10 min by Uber
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
121 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i had fun meeting the other guests during breakfast and drinking coffee on the porch
the room was sparkling clean the amenities were excellent and the transportations were convenient
the room was quaint but the rest of the house is wonderful
this is a private lockable room sharing with 2-3 others
i had the single room and it was perfect for my short stay
very clean and tidy room
very clean safe and quiet
house is clean and nice
cozy room super clean bathroom and kitchen
it was clean quiet and private
she is a great host
karolina has been a great host
karoline was a great host
karolina is a gracious host and quick to respond
host very accommodating and responsive
location is good near subway station on red line and close to highway
the location is in a nice walkable distance to the metro station and shopping mall
easy to find from the subway station
it’s in a safe neighbourhood close to public transport
very nice location and cozy space will definitely come back next time
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9. Tasteful modern mid-century home

Make your way to this beautifully designed penthouse right in the middle of South End, Boston. It welcomes up to three guests who will occupy one bedroom with stunning views of the neighborhood right from the large windows. There is a custom-fitted California closet those who plan to stay long-term can maximize. This modern midcentury home boasts charming interiors and carefully thought out decor giving the place a homey touch. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the cookware and electric appliances necessary for preparing meals during your stay. Other amenities you can find in this home include a flat-screen TV, shower and bedroom essentials, and a hot tub in the bathroom. This property is very close to the bustling theater district, Prudential, Hancock Tower, the famous Trinity Church, and the best restaurants and clubs.

Modern Penthouse in the Heart of Boston-South end
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
232 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flat is spacious and extremely comfortable with great amenities
apartment was air conditioned which was valuable as there was a heat wave in boston during our visit
i already checked dates to be able to return to this lovely apartment in the south end
beautiful natural lighting as well as kitchen and living room lights that can be dimmed for any mood
the subway was full of fans we felt safe
very clean and tidy
it was clean and nicely renovated
great stay very clean and stylish
the home was clean and as advertised
exactly what we expected very clean i would stay here again
the host is very responsive
host was excellent at communicating
host is extremely responsive and accommodating
the checkin was easy and the owner was very responsive
brought a phone charger for me and was generally very helpful
great location near prudential
great location and great city
nice location on a quiet street
great location with tasteful updates
fenway more like a 25 minute walk
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10. Chic two-bedroom home near Silver Line

Situated in a popular neighborhood popularly known for its brick row houses, this chic apartment boasts design, function, and convenience for travelers visiting South End. Sleep well in this beautiful two-bedroom home as there are two queen-sized Posturepedic mattresses and fresh linens in both bedrooms. The ground floor has a common living room area with a flat-screen TV for some premium entertainment and lounging. A kitchenette with a coffee maker, a microwave, a fridge, and cookware are available for your use during your stay. Toiletries and shower essentials like towels are provided in the bathroom. Other amenities include WiFi access, laundry facilities, as well as free parking. Keen explorers can go check out the renowned Silver Line, just three minutes away from the apartment, as well as Boston Common, a ten-minute walk from Silver Line.

Chic 2BR South End, Back Bay Apartment
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
271 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was very comfortable with nice amenities
every room was clean and air-conditioned
beautiful spacious house with plenty of room for a family of five
place was clean and stylish
nice and clean place to stay
apartment was clean and tidy
clean bright and cheery
beds and rooms are super clean
the hosts always responded and were helpful
fantastic host and the place was gorgeous
and appreciated the communications with the host both before and during the stay
fab hosts - super helpful and quick to respond
great place value for money and a pretty great host
the location was amazing and apartment was really cute
the location was great however (safe and close to everything)
awesome location walk to great restaurants and across from a cute park
location was perfect for us
wonderful stay in a great location
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11. Accommodation with stunning seaport views

This Airbnb property is located along the seaport, giving you a breathtaking view. This spacious property is perfect for accommodating two people. It comes with a private bathroom attached and provides easy access to the neighborhood. You can simply open the window and take in the cool sea-breeze. It’s a great place for unwinding after a long weekend. The rental is highly recommended for romantic getaways.

Stunning Views in the Seaport w private bathroom!
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
46 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Penthouse in South Boston

This Airbnb property gives you an entire apartment. The place is decorated beautifully in pastel shades. The apartment features wooden flooring and was designed with the concept of open space in mind.

The floor-to-ceiling windows provide some of the best views in the city. The kitchen comes fully equipped​ with appliances and laundry options. The apartment is located in Seaport and the cultural center of South Boston. Book this penthouse if you are looking for only the finest amenities from a rental apartment. The apartment is closely located to local attractions, multiple museums and a wide variety of restaurants.

Penthouse 1BR in Seaport by Sonder
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
31 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

13. Amazing South Boston apartment

If you are looking for a weekend excursion without breaking the bank, this Airbnb apartment is the best place for you. The apartment houses two guests at a time and it features a dedicated living area complete with cozy couches and a high-end TV. What’s more, the property is located close to the bus and the T station. If you plan on exploring the city, this facility is a Godsend.

Amazing South Boston Apartment
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
124 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Travel to South Boston

So as you can see, there is no shortage of Airbnb vacation rentals in South Boston. This place is perfect for spending a revitalizing weekend with your loved ones. Book your flight to Massachusetts today.

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