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10 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 49 USD In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2020

10 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 49 USD In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2020

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 restaurants 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. Take a look at the top 10 best affordable Airbnb vacation homes under 49 USD in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

1. Century-old redesigned home (from USD 29)

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.

Grace's Harborview Fast T Downtown
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
606 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The room is very comfortable
The room is sometimes cold
The room is super cozy and clean
The stairs headed going up to my room
You will reach everything you need to with the city train
Both the bedroom and the bathrooms were spacious and bright
The place was clean and well equipped
Especially the bathrooms are very clean
The place is so clean and cozy and relaxing especially after a long day walking around the city
The bedroom and bathrooms are very neat and clean and the muffins and orange juice were yummy and much needed before a day of exploration
This is a wonderful home that exceeded our expectations with homemade muffins made by our hosts for breakfast along with coffee tea granola & apples
I received very helpful and specific instructions to aid me in my safe arrival and check in
I had a wonderful time John was welcoming
Friendly caring hosts with a very warm welcome Fantastic home
They were very kind to let us drop our bags off a little earlier than the check in time and were extremely quick to reply giving us all the information we needed
Lovely house in a great location
Charming house and great location
Beautiful house in a very nice neighborhood
some 15 minutes red line subway ride from the highlights of downtown Boston
The house is a short walk from the Subway in a beautiful residential neighborhood
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2. Luxurious room near the beach (from USD 27)

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.

Barney's Master Bedroom T Downtown
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
564 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Only downside: The room was a bit cold overnight
The room was nice and comfortable
The Room was big enough and the bed was comfy
Really nice room and really great to have access to the kitchen and other amenities
Secondly the room and board
Everything was very clean and neat
Very clean and everything in its place
Large clean well-kept rooms Thoughtful amenities
The room was spacious nicely decorated and clean
The house is beautiful and clean
the host is very friendly and humorous
and she's always been very helpful
They had amenities ready for us and
Really nice hosts and wonderful place
They made check in extremely easy and gave great directions on where we could park
Wonderful house in a beautiful neighborhood
The location was superb within 10 mins walk to red line then another 12 mins to downtown Boston
Such a beautiful house in a lovely location
Great location in a safe nice neighborhood but also has easy access to center city
CarneyFamily's place is in a great location easily accessible to downtown Boston via the T
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3. Cozy accommodation (from USD 28)

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.

Cozy One Person Only - Quick Downtown
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
423 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
all The room is situated by the living room
The room was warm cozy and comfortable
The communal kitchen felt more like a private space and use of the washing machine was very convenient
Home was immaculate with easy access to a bathroom and kitchen
Clean comfy and cosy
Everything was great and it was very quiet
Everything was exactly as described
I met others as I used the common kitchen and bathroom
The house was clean and nice
well decorated and relaxing Everything was sparkling clean and the house was very charming
effort thoughtfulness and care that you give to your accomodations
The hosts were so nice and came to check that I had checked in ok and made sure I knew where the thermostat was
Great local tips by him
They are very nice and make you very welcome & comfortable in their home
Really nice house and welcoming host
anywhere you want in Boston
The house is also conveniently located about 10 minutes from the train station
The house is about 10 minutes walk from the subway station Savin Hill
Just 8 minute relaxed walk to T station
It's a lovely walk in their beautiful neighborhood to the T or
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4. Private posh room for two (from USD 45)

This exquisite room 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.

★ Spacious & Modern | Close to Subway + Downtown ★
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
399 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Apartment/room was very clean and cosy true to the pictures I particularly enjoyed the supply of water/drinks in the refrigerator
Had a wonderful time here
The airco outside of the Wood Island room can be noisy
The room we stayed in was very spacious and comfortable
All was comfortable for a night
The house was extremely clean and well decorated
The place is squeaky clean and very stylish
Everything was clean and stylish Comfortable bed and spacious room
Very clean and clear communication
Everything was very clean comfortable and enjoyable to experience
and they do love their labeler
And also the message that they gave me were so detailed and full of kindness
the communication via Airbnb was super fast and all their answers were always very detailed and in a friendly tone
Communications was responsive and prompt
We had a early flight out of Boston
Neighborhood is Hispanic in ethnicity and very interesting
It is located about 10 minutes walk from the closest subway station and you can easily get the main attractions in the city in less than 30min by metro or 15 min by Uber; The room is as good as the...
Great location in E Boston which is only a short train commute away from downtown
is only one stop away entering Maverick station )
(We were on groundfloor)We were initially afraid of planes noises due to close location of airport
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5. Central Victorian room space (from USD 40)

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.

Cape Cod Room, With Private Bath-Townhouse-RedLine
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
366 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
a stocked coffee/tea bar
no issues with the shared bathroom and plenty of parking
the bed was very comfortable
they cater to your every need and
Had everything you needed - which is especially great in the private room space
The house very beautiful and clean
The place was clean and communication was always prompt
The whole house was very clean
Every detail was taken care of Very clean and decorated in the most tasteful way
The house was beautiful and full of art
very kind available for tips about the city
the communication was great good recommendations
Wonderful hosts and Max is a huge love machine
They have been great hosts
They have a variety of breakfast choices drinks
Really beautiful Victorian house in an interesting neighbourhood
It's conveniently located being a very short walk from the subway station
I never felt lost in Boston
Easy journey into central Boston on the Redline Corey and Bill
Bill and Corey' house is located in a safe and quiet residential neighborhood at a walking distance from the subway line (5min)
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6. Room in a stunning villa (from USD 48)

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.

Chic quiet room 2 (Near BU/Downtown/Fenway/HMS)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
319 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Access to a microwave at the bottom of the stairs
Very spacious and clean room which was nice and warm despite the cold weather Can be somewhat difficult finding a time in the morning/night when the bathroom is not in use given several other gu...
You will be sharing a bathroom with two other rooms - however there is off street parking and a private entrance which are major pluses
a comfortable and safe place to stay
but then again I like to sleep at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
The house is super clean and charming
Great location and very clean spacious room
This room was very clean and spacious
Great place Large clean room
The room was spacious and clean
Shuang greeted me warmly when I arrived
Host responds very very promptly to any problem
Shuang was still so gracious and kind
Shuang is clear in communication and very responsive
Make sure to ask Shuang about everything upon arrival mostly seems he only responds and doesn't actively inform guests much?
This is a beautiful house in a great location
Only 20 minute walk in an awesome neighborhood to Fenway Park
Lots of places to eat within 10-15 mins walk Very safe area day and night
House is located in a lovely neighborhood between 15-30 minutes walking distance of many great places to visit
Great location too not far from the Museum of Fine Arts and Isabella Stewart Gardner
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7. Pristine apartment near public transportation (from USD 44)

A private one-bedroom space with a private entrance/exit. The room is elegant and 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.

Private WC, Free Parking and near Public Transit
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
289 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was comfortable and having a fridge and microwave in the room
Shared kitchen and lounge was great
It was also quiet in the private room
The room is very confortable and the house with the shared kitchen and living are lovely
The bed was very comfortable and the private bathroom
Quinn's bed and bath were clean comfortable and private
If you want wash clothes and hand towels
Easy check in Everything was clean and tidy Very comfortable bed and
Great place Very clean and just as advertised
Great location Clean and comfortable place
Host was good with responses
Quinn was quick to answer any questions
She responds very quickly Everything was easy
He was very quick to respond to all my questions and gave us amazing recommendations for things to do in Boston while we were visiting Would definitely stay again
Quinn was a great host very quick responses and very polite
only 10 minutes walking to train station
left a list of local restaurants supermarkets and shops to visit that are an easy 10 minute walk from his Airbnb
but it's not a big deal
This space is only 1/2 block from several great restaurarnts an easy walk in a safe neighborhood
The house is in a safe neighborhood within walking distance of grocery stores cafes and restaurants
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8. Contemporary downtown beach home (from USD 30)

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.

Mary's Ocean View Metro Downtown
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
561 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the room was very comfortable
Extra touches like water in room
The only minus is that the room door cannot be locked from the outside though there is a small safety box in the room
The amenities are perfect and comfortable
All in all one of my best Airbnb experiences Short walk to the T room was supremely comfortable
The house was spotless clean and
The house is so clean
Lovely room and very clean
The house is lovely and the room as well as the bathrooms very clean
Amazing place very clean and nice
great communication and Barney answered all my questions
The host was very friendly and helpful
The host family are very nice
Hosts were available for any questions
Easy check in nice people
Restaurants are plentiful close by
Easy way in and out the house
Clean and thoughtful place within an easy 10 mins walk to the subway but not in the center of town although it's convenient to get there
The location was also good being 5 minutes off of Interstate 93 and 5 minutes' walk to the subway into Boston
Very nice place and good location to explore Boston
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9. 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.

Cozy Boston bedroom with parking
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
304 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but the night was quiet and the room comfortable
The room looks like in the pictures
Parking was easy Comfortable bed
perfect mini bar in the room
There is a comfortable bed in a private room with a shared bath
and it was very relaxing
The room was clean and beautiful and had everything we needed
The directions to the place and public transportation are clear and easy to follow
Great location and clean place
and it's also very cheap
They were also very friendly and sweet
They even let us accommodate a third guest last minute
They are beautiful gracious and distinctly welcoming hosts
Their hospitality treated us very well
The hosts are so kind and accommodating
The location is just a quick walk from the t
The house is in a diverse and interesting neighbourhood close to Boston
The house is also close to the subway: 10 minutes by foot to the nearest station and then about 15 minutes to downtown Boston
Robrechts place is nicely located just 10 minutes from the Shawmut T station which allows easy access to the city
Location is a quick uber ride away from the city without the city price
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10. 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.

Coolidge Corner Private Room(A)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
210 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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These top Airbnb rentals are close to stations and have superb locations. They are cozy and homely, and you will feel like a local, rather than a tourist. 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.

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