25 Cheap Airbnbs In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2024

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The East Coast city of Boston is the capital of Massachusetts. This multi-cultured city is full of history, having been established in the year 1630 and was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party, among others. The city is also known for its world-known Boston Marathon Race, and the various parks in its vicinity like the Franklin Park. Also, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the tasty local and international cuisines in some of the famous places to eat around town like the Chinatown restaurants. We have prepared a list of some of the best inexpensive Airbnb rentals that you can stay while in town. Read more to take a look at cheap Airbnbs in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. Private room in a quiet neighbourhood (from USD 64)

This clean and comfortable Airbnb in the Boston area provides a variety of conveniences such as a washer, a dryer, and essentials including towels, bed sheets, soap, hangers, extra pillows, and blankets for the comfort of visitors. Internet and office amenities include WiFi and a dedicated workspace.

Additionally, the home features a private patio, a backyard, and unrestricted parking in the driveway and on the street. Commuting in this quiet neighbourhood is easy as it is only a five-minute walk from bus lines 34, 34E and 40.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
6.26 km (3.9 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
76 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 1 Guest 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
keith's room is of super value and beyond satisfaction
Cleanliness:
nice room clean & quiet
the place is so clean and nice
comfortable bed very clean great price
the room was clean and the bed was comfortable
the place itself is very clean well maintained and very comfortable
Host:
the area is sooo peaceful and calm friendly environment
he's very respectful and responsive if you have any questions
great place and the host had excellent communication
Location:
quiet guests easy to park and check-in great location
easy checkin/out experience easy street parking at location
this place makes a night in boston easy
good convenient place to lay one's head
keith's place was easy to get to and had plenty of parking available
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2. Modern, private bedroom near universities (from USD 2248)

This private room is part of a communal apartment located in an industrial district near the coast. The place features hardwood floors and modern appliances and guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious dining area.

Guests also have access to WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and home safety amenities such as smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. The location of this place is advantageous as it is in close proximity to universities, a train and bus station, as well as numerous restaurants and shops in the vicinity.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
4.43 km (2.8 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
13 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Location:
nice place good location and reasonable price
nice room in a great location
happy with my stay great location i got to see all of south boston from the airbnb's central location
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3. Cosy guest room in a Fort Hill townhouse (from USD 1683)

Tucked on the first floor of an 1875 brick townhouse, this guest room is a cosy refuge for short stays in Fort Hill, Roxbury. It features a single-size bed with views of the quiet street, an indoor fireplace, and plenty of storage space to help you get comfy. The common areas are located on the third floor, which is accessed via a curved staircase and features a spectacular view of the Boston skyline from its bay window. A well-stocked kitchen and a huge living room are also at your disposal.

A total of four bedrooms are rented out in this townhouse, which is conveniently located near Longwood Medical and Academic Area and the Roxbury Crossing subway (MBTA Orange Line).

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.31 km (1.5 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and cozy
Host:
kevin and franzisca are excellent hosts and the area is calm and quiet
kevin and fran are great hosts and if you need something they are super helpful
kevin and kellie were very helpful in any way possible
a highly recommended place to stay at the host replies quickly
Location:
great location close to subway
the neighbourhood is great
if you’re staying in boston and the area is near your appointments it is the perfect place
great location great space would def stay there again
great location and room for a nice price nice kitchen too
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4. A comfortable room for female guests (from USD 1275)

This no-fuss and female-only bedroom rental is found in a family home on Bowdoin Street, Dorchester. Tucked on the second floor, the room has a window that perfectly frames the beautiful parks nearby. It comes with central air-conditioning and a brand new heating system to provide guests with a comfortable stay year-round. WiFi is provided so you can be more productive when working in the dedicated workspace.

You can prepare your own meals in the shared kitchen but you can always opt to eat out as the location is ideal. Going to downtown Boston is also a breeze as there is a bus stop right in front of the building. Be aware that five bedroom units share two bathrooms in this home.

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Dorchster , Massachusetts, United States
2.16 km (1.4 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
26 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is good and stable
the room was small but comfortable with everything you need for a short stay
Cleanliness:
the whole apartment was very clean
super great value and super clean place
anne's place was neat and clean
the apartment was sparkling clean
the place is so wonderful clean and lovely
Host:
she is a lovely host always helping anytime you need her
very friendly and hospitable host
anne and her husband are really friendly and helpful
Location:
great place easy location very easy to travel to and from
it was a pleasure staying at anne's place
the stay at anne’s place was wonderful
anne's place is a nice apartment with 5 rooms
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Boston Tour Guide

Naim Benmayor

Naim Benmayor

As a Boston tour guide, I have the added experience of being a world traveler. For many years, I frequently visited Europe, Asia, and Latin America on business. During this time, I also organized tours of the USA, Europe and Asia for my business clients. I now bring this passion, excitement and expertise to the Boston area.By exploring the globe, I was exposed to various cultures, and this uniq... Read more

5. Strategically located and spacious room (from USD 42)

It’s all about having a strategic location in this spacious private room rental. Good for solo adventurers and business travellers alike, the property is the fantastic gateway to Boston attractions and hotspots. It is a short walk from the Stony Brook transit station and Franklin Park Zoo, a 10-minute from downtown and highway, and relatively close to several restaurants, coffee shops, parks, and bike tracks.

The space is a comfortable place to retire to after a busy day as it readily comes with a queen-size bed, heating and air-conditioning, and a well-equipped kitchen. Get some work done in the workspace with WiFi or switch on the TV to catch the latest blockbuster. You’ll appreciate the free street parking included if you’ll arrive by car.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1.44 km (0.9 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is old-fashioned but it is fully furnished and the rooms are very comfortable
Cleanliness:
very hospitable host the flat was very clean and comfortable
firlian is a great guy his place is clean and it has just been renovated
the house is aesthetic & clean very easy to settle in to
the house is very clean and cozy with a great common space and the awesome kitchen
my stay at firlian's place was perfect the apartment is spacious very clean and quiet
Host:
firlian is a really nice host he makes sure everything going well
firlian is a great host i had a good time staying at his place
firlian is a great host and had good recommendations for the area around
firlian is one of the best hosts i've ever met
he's always thinking about your comfort and privacy and is very hospitable
Location:
nice neighborhood close to orange line subway
if you drive a car you can park nearby easily
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6. Warm bedroom rental with a private bathroom (from USD 45)

Warm and inviting is what best describes this private bedroom rental in a quiet neighbourhood in Hyde Park. The guest room is a highly comfortable space for up to two guests as it is equipped with a queen-size bed and a private bathroom. You’ll also love that it has a smart TV and fast WiFi to keep you entertained, an air-conditioning unit for hot summer days, and a keyless access door for self-check-in. The shared amenities here include a spacious living room and a nicely furnished kitchen.

A conveniently located property, the multi-family house where this bedroom is located provides easy access to downtown Boston. A seven-minute walk is all it takes to get to the Fairmount rail station. Apart from supermarkets, restaurants, schools, and hospitals, Blue Hills’ recreation bike and walking trails are also near the unit.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
6.63 km (4.2 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
33 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom could be a little narrow but nothing that bothers you unless you are super tall
the bed was extremely comfortable as well
Cleanliness:
the space was very clean and comfortable
nice place everything was clean and comfortable
it was very clean the communication was also fast and we got everything we needed
the room was clean and the common areas were well kept
was very clean and just an overall great place for the price
Host:
sherwin was a great host for our long term stay
sherwin is an excellent host
Location:
the house is in a great location
the neighborhood is nice and quiet with easy access to the commuter rail to get downtown
i mistakenly booked this place expecting a different set up but ended up enjoying my stay
i am not usually a person that writes reviews but this was definitely a special place
i recommend this place
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7. Lovely room close to subway stations (from USD 1152)

Close to both MBTA Red and Purple Line subway stations, this private room makes for an easy Boston excursion experience. It is within walking distance to the train lines and also easily accessible to the bus routes so you’ll have an effortless commute. But if you wish to bring your car, you can take advantage of the free street parking on the premises. Just keep the street cleaning days in mind to avoid any hassle.

This air-conditioned rental is equipped with a single-size bed and a comfortable airbed for restful slumbers. A laptop-friendly deskspace with WiFi that’s well-suited for remote work is also made available. The private balcony that comes with this unit is a great additional spot for you to enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
15 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac worked well and always kept my room cool while i was there
the room is small but has two walk-in closets and a comfortable airbed
Cleanliness:
clean but you need to keep it like that
the place was comfortable tidy and clean
Host:
marie was a wonderful host
marie is a great host and always responded within minutes
marie is responsive and helpful
great value marie was a very good host
marie is a very kind and helpful person always willing to help
Location:
great location in walkable distance to public transit
marie ’s house is a good place to stay in boston
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8. Nice and comfy room for one near downtown (from USD 33)

Here’s a budget-friendly alternative for solo travelers who are wondering where to stay in Boston. It has one single bed, a TV, a dresser, a coffeemaker, and a microwave for your comfort and convenience. It also has air-conditioning and heating to keep you snug and comfy. The work desk and WiFi access are great for those on a working trip. It is located in the Roxbury/Dorchester area, which is about 15 minutes from downtown via bus or car.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
241 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good room if you’re a smaller person i didn’t fit in the bed which obviously sucked
Cleanliness:
great stay with a clean and comfy room
nice clean and quiet room with everything i needed
very clean and not that far from downtown
great host room was very clean and was in a grest area
Host:
good host and nice place to stay
my visit could’ve been better on the host end
great place for the low price frederick is a wonderful host
Location:
great price and right in boston with a convenient location and still access to public transportation
great stay in boston close to everything
the room was comfortable and the location very convenient being quite close to downtown boston and the boston suburbs
right by the bus nice and cozy workspace- everything i needed
exactly as described cozy and in a safe location
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9. Chic rental with access to common spaces (from USD 103)

Tucked in a safe and serene neighborhood, a few steps away from the main street, this vacation rental in Boston is ideal for tourists who like solitude but still want to live not that far from the city life. What guests can book is a room in this charming 19th-century home. The room is visually pleasing, bright, and has a cool and airy ambiance that will make you want to curl up in bed all day long. Fresh linens, towels, and toiletries are provided to guests. Aside from your personal space, you can craft some delicious dishes for yourself in the kitchen or chill in the living room. There’s also a little office where you can do some online work.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.46 km (1.6 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
817 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous setting incredible cozy and the amenities were so considerate
i really appreciated the thoughtful touches in our room like the mini fridge and coffee maker
the hosts were incredibly gracious offering me free coffee and breakfast
the room is fun to be in -great style- art all around the house which we loved
and my husband loved the new tv/large mini refrigerator and brand new microwave
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and with as many fresh towels as you need
incredible stay with clean and safe environment
very tidy and clean home
the hostel was clean and the surroundings were quiet
room was clean
Host:
amazing home and even more amazing hosts
the host was friendly and responsive
lovely place and a super host
comfy bed and delightful hosts
amazing hospitality very informative
Location:
a beautiful house close to the red line train station
the location is convenient and not far from major attractions
location to subway was great
oh and the location is perfect
from the accessibility of the location to accomodation plus free breakfast
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10. Private posh room for two (from USD 124)

This exquisite Airbnb vacation rental in Boston is just a few minutes from the city center. It is a single private bedroom situated on the first floor within a larger apartment. Well lit during the day and night, this bedroom is also spacious and well furnished and highlighted with an artful decor. The bed is large and comfortable. WiFi access is provided. Do not hesitate to enjoy a great time in the furnished and well-decorated living room where you will be able to relax and unwind. The location is also great as it is near the airport.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
8.84 km (5.5 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
872 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
these folks go all out to make your stay comfortable and informed
the bathrooms are spotless and the wifi works good
this air b n b was amazing so spacious the room felt like your own and was so nice
spacious cozy clean stylish and amenities to fit any need
everything was very clean and the air conditioning was a lifesaver in the summer heat
Cleanliness:
super clean and convenient
clean place and very quiet
very clean and thoughtful arrangement
this place is clean and stylish
clean easy to access airbnb
Host:
) hosts are off site but very responsive
host were very nice and informative
communications was responsive and prompt
the hosts were helpful and prompt in providing relevant information prior to the stay
the hosts have done a great job in providing directions within the house to guide you
Location:
easy walk to subway
great place walking distances from airport
loved the location so convenient
very beautiful home great location in e
this is a very convenient location and great value
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11. Central Victorian room space (from USD 139)

Enjoy this tasteful late 1800 Victorian rental designed with a modern feel. This room is well furnished and can comfortably accommodate two people. You will fancy a relaxing session in the living room area, well furnished as well, providing cable TV for entertainment. Hosts are very friendly and provide access to the dining room and kitchen. The shared bathroom is always kept spotless.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.6 km (1.7 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
851 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cape cod room has all the amenities to relax and get great sleep
amazing amount of breakfast cereals fruit and snacks
bill and corey’s place was amazing the cutest room best amenities in the kitchen and room etc
they have a variety of breakfast choices drinks and most importantly a stocked coffee/tea bar
beautiful spread for breakfast which was much appreciated
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and communication was always prompt
the whole house was very clean the bed was very comfortable
very clean and decorated in the most tasteful way
it is cosy clean quiet and well equipped
the house very beautiful and clean
Host:
friendly and helpful hosts
an amazing home with outstanding hosts
the hosts are very nice
great hosts in every single way
the host corey is a fabulous host who makes you feel instantly at home
Location:
location here is very nice on the red line(station is about 5 mins walk)
the location is in a quiet neighborhood yet safe and not too far from downtown boston
easy journey into central boston on the redline
the location was good and easy to find parking spot
really beautiful victorian house in an interesting neighbourhood
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12. Two-bedroom suite near South Boston's Pleasure Bay

If you are looking for superb and budget-friendly accommodation in Boston that can sleep up to four guests, this suite holiday rental might pique your interest. Guests traveling by car have access to a street parking space. Those who are not will be thrilled as public transportation is within arm’s reach from this location. This humble abode has two bedrooms, one with a full-size bed and the other with a queen-size bed. Both have closets for guests’ belongings. Other amenities include a relaxing living room, a kitchenette, and a bathroom. The best part? This Airbnb is a short drive away from South Boston’s Pleasure Bay.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1.66 km (1.1 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
82 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was a little bit cold at first but after we borrowing the heater everything was perfect
the breakfast was awesome
the room was great and very comfortable
we got lost when we arrived but kathe was really nice and gave us a ride to the room
Cleanliness:
it was really clean and nice
and the place is clean and comfortable
the room and bathroom were clean and comfortable
great accomodation the room was charming and clean we also had available a clean bathroom and a living room
the room was very clean and comfortable as was the bathroom
Host:
fanny is a great host
kathe was such a great host
kathe was a welcoming and friendly host
kathe was a welcoming and friendly as usual
great value and very nice host
Location:
very nice place near boston to stay
great location to transportation to get around boston awesome value and comfortable beds
we loved exploring the city and the property is very close to public transportation
we recommend to take the bus/tram even if you arrive with a car
with public transportation just around the corner it was easy to get around boston
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13. Simple and minimalist room with a laptop-friendly workspace (from USD 68)

Spacious, sunny, and cozy are a few words that best describe this budget-friendly room accommodation that is a few steps away from the subway. It is ideal for tourists who like sightseeing and food trips as it is within close proximity to downtown Boston, as well. The room is simple but it is very comfortable and it has a laptop-friendly workspace. Guests have a private bathroom for themselves, and they have access to the kitchen, the dining area, and the lounge room with a flat-screen TV. Plus, they can unwind on the terrace while appreciating the views of the area from above.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.1 km (1.4 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
293 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room had plenty of space and has lots of natural light
private bedroom and bathroom were perfect private
the private bathroom was nice and a few small toiletries were provided
has many amenities nearby too would recommend this apartment to family and friends
there was also a printed guide with pertinent info like how to get around and wifi pass etc
Cleanliness:
clean and well appointed bathroom
big room and clean place
nice peaceful clean place to stay
the bedroom was clean and cozy
space was clean and well cared for
Host:
shawn was a wonderful host
shawn was a great host
shawn is a nice host and responses quickly
this place and the hosts are just the absolute best
shawn was very communicative and helpful when i had questions
Location:
great location near the orange line
location was very good close to subway stores and restaurants
good value and close to the metro
easy access to train station; i used jackson square
the location is close to the train - which makes getting downtown super easy
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14. Luxurious room near the beach (from USD 135)

You are assured a fantastic stay in this elegant home. This rental is at a walking distance through the back yard to the beach and is part of an 18-room century-old mansion. This one-bedroom space can accommodate up to four guests and is very comfortable. Very spacious with a queen size bed and an ottoman that opens up to a single bed, this rental is perfect for your vacation trip. The serenity in the home will let you have a peaceful sleep. The house offers guests access to the sparkling kitchen with modern appliances. The host is wonderful and very friendly. This room comes with a shared bathroom. The windows face the street and overlook the yard.

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Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
3.57 km (2.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
642 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet neighborhood and comfortable amenities
really nice room and really great to have access to the kitchen and other amenities
clean rooms and nice amenities muffins provided for breakfast are great
the muffins and granola were a nice gesture we had robes in our room which we weren't expecting
a truly cozy experience reminiscent of an irish b&b
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and neat
very clean and everything in its place
large clean well-kept rooms
everything’s was great and clean
carneyfamily’s house is very clean and comfortable
Host:
the hosts were friendly
really nice hosts and wonderful place
mary was so kind and helpful
the host is very friendly and humorous
the hosts are very friendly and hospitable
Location:
excellent location close to the transit station and walking distance to restaurants
the house is very well located 5-10min from the mbta station
great accommodations and great location close to the subway
great place to stay and close to the t
very good place for price and location
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15. Contemporary haven with kitchen access (from USD 2175)

This modern haven is a bedroom Airbnb that is equipped with amenities that will make your stay a hassle-free and comfortable experience. It is tastefully furnished with gorgeous hardwood flooring, white walls that are relaxing to the eyes, and high-end furniture. Two guests are welcome to share this room that comes with a queen-size bed. It also has a laptop-friendly workspace for guests’ convenience. Plus, guests can access the kitchen, pantry, and reception hall. The best part? This Airbnb vacation rental is located in a vibrant area filled with superb restaurants.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
3.44 km (2.2 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
199 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was well stocked with supplies and most importantly
the room is nicely appointed and cozy with many thoughtful touches
the kitchen and the living room are spacious and easily accessible
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
ester place is clean and tidy
it was extremely clean and neat
the room was clean and house very cozy
exceptionally clean and well-kept the room is cozy and pretty
Host:
host was extremely kind
esther was a lovely attentive and friendly host
great stay and great host
esther is truly a super host
overall though it was a good stay and the host did an awesome job on being attentive
Location:
tidy place in a good location
would recommend to anyone looking for a budget place to stay near downtown boston
the location was very convenient the room was comfortable and came with everything i needed
the place it’s lovely and easily located
great place to stay definitely worth it
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16. Cozy accommodation

This room space is a walking distance through the back yard to the beach. This one-bedroom space accommodates one person, with the comfortable porch converted to a bed. Part of a well polished and redesigned 18-room century-old mansion, this room comes with a shared bathroom. The house offers guests access to a well-equipped kitchen with modern appliances. Other highlights include high-speed WiFi, internet connection and access to play the piano, laundry room as well as the backyard area. The host, who is the owner of the mansion is super friendly and receptive.

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Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
3.57 km (2.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
430 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the communal kitchen felt more like a private space and use of the washing machine was very convenient
breakfast is served with muesli and delicious muffins fruit coffee and tea
the room was amazing
beautiful home cozy room and space overall would love to stay again
the room is very comfortable and i would recommend it to all
Cleanliness:
clean most important comfortable
very clean and comfortable place
the place is clean and comfortable
once again very clean and i was well rested
this place is charming clean and serene
Host:
the carney's are great hosts
barney is an awesome host
this is an awesome home with very hands on hosts
yummy muffins great hosts both barney and mary
lovely place and friendly hosts the muffins and granola were also delicious
Location:
the location is perfect and within walking distance of public transportation
great location cozy room near orange line
just 8 minute relaxed walk to t station
amazing place in an amazing location
great place close to the subway
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17. Classy and renovated private apartment

Check out this stunning and cozy room. A private room in a quiet, safe and convenient street of Coolidge Corner, this spacious room has a large queen size bed. There is a shared bathroom on the same floor. WiFi connection is provided in the house. Located near top restaurants, supermarkets the rental is very close to Boston.

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
4.7 km (3.0 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
210 reviews  
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

18. Renovated, lush colonial rental

The calmness and tranquility offered in this splendid rental is absolutely enchanting. The room is on the second floor of a renovated more than a century-old Dutch house. The home is located a few minutes from the Red Line (an eight-minute walk), and the commuter rail (a three-minute walk) to take you to Boston city in 30 minutes. The sparkling clean bedroom provides adequate space for the guest. The bed is large and comfortable for two. Rated best for couples or single travelers, this room features a small fridge. Guests will be able to access WiFi connection which is available in the house.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
304 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super cozy room with instant coffee tea and an electric kettle
really spacious with a comfortable bed and even a coffee and tea maker
the "breakfast service" consists of instant coffee and tea -- pretty marginal
beautiful home very nice to have coffee tea and cold water in the bedroom extremely comfortable bed
the security wifi appeal and appointments of their home interior design impressed me
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and comfortable
clean room clean bathroom perfect house and the neon green door gives it the perfect pop
everything was clean and cozy and the bed was incredibly comfortable
rob’s place was exactly as pictured and was clean and comfortable
bed was comfortable and the bathroom was clean
Host:
robrecht and his wife were very nice hosts
the hosts were friendly and kind
the hosts are so kind and accommodating
the hosts are really nice and welcoming
they were also very friendly and sweet
Location:
great location- close walk to subway
an excellent value and location
this is a great location
real charming property close to the metro
house is outstandingly beautiful very close to everything in boston
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19. Century-old redesigned home

In this palatial 18-room 160-year-old home, guests are provided with a single private bedroom. The redesigned room is peacefully located on the third floor of the house. With a double bed, the hardwood-floor room is well polished and furnished. The host is incredibly hospitable and friendly and allows guests access to the kitchen for cooking or enjoying meals, playing the piano, use the back yard porch for outdoor meals and relaxation as well as the laundry room. The host also provides morning tea and muffins! The house is also a few minutes’ from the city center and the beach.

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Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
3.56 km (2.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
615 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fresh water in our room along with 2 robes & slippers
a beautiful home with unique rooms and tons of natural light
superb amenities including a kitchen if you’d rather eat in than out
the breakfast area was a delight
fabulous a delightful and comfortable sleep in a well proportioned room
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and spacious
very clean and comfy stay
very clean modern bathrooms
it’s clean and cozy place to stay
everything was spot clean and exactly as expected
Host:
the carney family is really nice and helpful
friendly caring hosts with a very warm welcome
cozy feels just like home and hosts are very friendly
best airbnb i've ever stayed at amazing hosts
the carney's are really responsive and so helpful
Location:
charming house and great location
wonderful place close to public transport and within walking distance of a nice little area
good place near the city
lovely house in a great location
a great location with easy access to public transport and the airport
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20. Comfortable room close to shops, restaurants, and public transportation

This comfy accommodation is close to restaurants and shopping plazas. Public transportation going to the downtown area is within walking distance. The room is in a cozy apartment and is furnished with a comfy queen bed that can sleep up to two guests. You will have ample closet space for your stuff. You will also have access to the fully furnished kitchen, bathroom, and living room—all of which are going to be shared with the owner and other guests.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1.78 km (1.2 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
61 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but the door on your floor and the room locks so it should be good
Cleanliness:
clean and comfy place
the apartment was clean and as advertised
nice place to stay very clean and cozy
everything is super clean the room and apartment looks like it's cleaned regularly
alejandro was great with communication and the apartment was very clean and nice i’d definitely stay here again
Host:
host was very responsive and helpful throughout the stay
very nice host nice apartment
alejandro is a very nice and thoughtful host
great location big bedroom quick and helpful responses would highly recommend staying here :)
Location:
great place to stay close to downtown boston
neighborhood is pretty quiet
a super comfortable place to stay and close to everything you might need in the city
comfortable beds and very clean and neat great location to get to the downtown boston as well
overall the place was good to stay for someone on a budget
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21. Room in a stunning villa

This stunning room is well furnished and homey. It is one of many rooms in a private villa in Brookline on the third floor. Serene and clean, this spacious room has two beds, one queen size and a single bed and a shared bathroom also on the same floor. A shared kitchen is available for cooking meals. WiFi connection is provided in the house.

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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
4.35 km (2.7 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
377 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room well-heated and cozy even with the new england chill outside
i didn’t see a kitchen luckily i didn’t need one
very cozy space with great light definitely a good deal for what you are paying
sharing the bathroom really wasn't an issue for any of us
warm room and comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and comfy
clean spacious safe quiet neighborhood
the house is super clean and charming
the space was very clean and the listing is very accurate
bathroom and bedroom were very clean
Host:
amazing host amazing stay :)
gracious host would stay there again
thank you so much for being such a wonderful host and being very understanding
the room was cleanish but seemed kind of “fake” clean
Location:
great location for exploring boston
great place with convenient location
great location in beautiful brookline
great location and good value
awesome location and beautiful home
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22. Contemporary downtown beach home

This room has two twin beds and a convertible twin for an extra guest. Situated at a walking distance through the back yard to the beach, this home includes two spotless bathrooms with showers. Enjoy living in this century-old redesigned mansion, which provides guests with access to the well-equipped kitchen with modern appliances and includes high-speed WiFi internet connection, a laundry room, the back porch for outdoor meals and a backyard area for relaxing.

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Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
3.55 km (2.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
576 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are perfect and comfortable
the rooms have great views
the breakfast muffins and addition coffee and tea every morning were delicious
the room and shared amenities were extremely clean
the muffins granola coffee tea and orange juice for breakfast were great
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice
super clean bathrooms
very clean and well kept
very clean and very private
the house was spotless clean and i felt really welcomed
Host:
the carney family are great hosts
the carney family are great hosts
carney’s are great hosts as always
the host is so friendly women
the host family are very nice
Location:
easy to get around location and fair price
easy 10 minute walk to station felt safe in neighborhood even after dark
very nice place and good location to explore boston
beautiful and very calm neighborhood 10 minutes away from the subway station
wonderful house full of character in a very safe neighborhood super close to the t
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23. Affordable nest near Harvard Square

Are you looking for an affordable Airbnb that will not break your bank? If so, you might want to check out this cozy private room accommodation in a superb location near Harvard Business School, Harvard Square, MIT, and Boston University. Ideal for students and backpackers, this budget-friendly haven nests on the second floor of the owner’s home. It is organized, homey, and has a very relaxing bed with a memory foam mattress. Aside from this space, you have access to other amenities of the house, including a bathroom with a bathtub and a well-stocked kitchen. WiFi is conveniently accessible throughout the house.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
6.92 km (4.3 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
147 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities are overall especially the kitchen is really nice
comfortable bed and ample space
nice large room heating was adequate
next time i'd like to live in this room as well
Cleanliness:
cleanliness could be improved
nice clean and affordable room
this house very clean and quiet
the bathroom is clean spacious
room was clean and tidy
Host:
host is excellent at responding quickly
john was very responsive to my questions
john was also very responsive
john was communicative and check-in was easy
john is friendly and accommodating and responds to messages quickly
Location:
super close to public transportation and really relaxed
great place within walking distance to harvard campus
the location is perfectly situated near harvard business school's main campus in a safe and quiet location
great value in a quiet location
easy check-in; good location with a reasonable price
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24. Beautiful private bedroom in a great location

This private bedroom unit is a terrific option if you’re after a retreat in a great location. You can easily reach the major parts of Boston from here as the public bus transport is nearby. Whether you’re going to the downtown area, the airport, Broadway, and universities, this beautiful rental is just the ideal base.

It is one of the three air-conditioned bedroom rentals of a duplex first-floor apartment and comes with the shared conveniences of a living room, well-equipped kitchen, bathroom, and laundry facility. You’ll get to spend the nights in a snug queen-size bed and enable your productivity as there’s a dedicated workspace provided. If you wish to have an extended stay, feel free to ask the host about the policies for long-term stays.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2.98 km (1.9 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
38 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 1 Guest 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfy and bed linens good quality
the market across the street is perfect for grabbing breakfast and enia’s place has all the cooking necessities
this apartment was perfect for our group of 5
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the place was very clean when we arrived
everything was clean and simple as pictured
enia’s place was very clean
good location super clean three comfy queen beds new furnishing
Host:
host was kind and gave prompt responses whenever we contacted her
enia was quick to respond very pleasant and a helpful host
enia was very polite and helpful when we had questions
she provided a pack’ n play which was helpful
also enia was very helpful with directions
Location:
location was just a few minutes to all points of interest via uber
conveniently located across a super market and parking was not difficult if you decide to park on the street
all around a great place for our weekend away in boston
great apartment as described great location easy to get to everything
small bathroom but nice supermarket is close to the flat
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25. Pristine apartment near public transportation

A private one-bedroom space with a private entrance/exit. This pet-friendly Airbnb vacation rental in Boston is on the third floor of a three-story apartment building. A large bed well made with clean sheets is well positioned near large windows that allow enough daylight. Highlights include WiFi connection, a shared TV area for entertainment and a shared well-furnished kitchen for guests who want to cook. Amenities such as the following are also offered - complimentary coffee, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, water, and toiletry essentials. Conveniently located, a 12-minute walk to Sullivan Square on the Orange Line and other amenities which include a super-stop shop, movie theater, and several eateries and restaurants.

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
9.27 km (5.8 mi) from Franklin Park Zoo
414 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was strong and chrome cast tv was great
i appreciated the comfortable bed and the ac
very comfortable bed and the couple of water bottles were a nice touch
quinn and linlin's room was great it has a comfortable bed and a great view from the bedroom
the toilet paper was nice though
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable place
everything was clean and tidy
great clean place to stay
great place very clean and just as advertised
we were very pleased with the cleanliness of the room
Host:
host was good with responses
the host well prepared everything before i arrived
highly recommend this place and quinn as a host
quinn was a great host too
zero complaints quinn was a great host very quick responses and very polite
Location:
good location close to broadway
tons of cute restaurants that are walking distance
cute place in a good neighborhood
excellent location and nicely decorated
great location close to the orange station stores and restaurants
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Book these amazing rentals

These rentals are close to stations and have superb locations. They are cozy and homey, and you will feel like a local, with some Airbnbs in Boston offering monthly stays. Book early to avoid disappointment. Additionally, ensure you follow the house rules of the host. Your hosts are extremely friendly and are most willing to help you with anything. While you’re in Boston, be sure to check out some brunch buffet spots and dive bars scattered throughout the city.

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