If you haven’t paid a visit to the capital of Massachusetts, it’s high time that you do. You’ll love the vibrant youthful energy of the city, where the historical and modern coexist in a harmonious blend. On the top of everyone’s list is the Freedom Trail, which starts from Boston Common and ends in Bunker Hill. Noteworthy sites include Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Cambridge, home to two of the world’s most prestigious universities (MIT and Harvard, of course). As for Red Sox fans, we most certainly haven’t forgotten you. Check our your favourite team in action at one of America’s most famous stadiums, Fenway Park. This place has nothing short of things to do, places to visit, and even food to try. So what are you waiting for? Here are some great Airbnbs in Boston for exploring the city.
1. Cozy Room in the Heart of Inman Square
58 USD/night for 2 guests
Furnished with a bedside table, shelf, rug and full-sized futon, this colourful bedroom employs bright tones to give a warm and inviting feel. With access to the fully equipped kitchen and shared bathroom, you will have all the basic amenities you need, as well as a myriad of cuisines ranging from Middle Eastern and Thai to Brazilian and Spanish. Sharing the space with you are your sociable and friendly hosts who are guaranteed to give you a warm welcome. Additionally, for those interested, top universities like Harvard and MIT are within close proximity.
This red-bricked Victorian row Boston holiday home along Massachusetts Avenue awaits your arrival. Your private bedroom, jazzed up by lime green walls, is a great base for exploring the city. Moreover, enjoy access to amenities such as a flat-screen television, washer, dryer, computers and printer. You can even sit by the patio and watch the world go by as you sip a complimentary cup of organic coffee. Your hospitable hosts are more than happy to help you with getting around the city.
South End Room on park by T, Prudential & Back BayBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Even though you will be sharing the house with your wonderful hosts, you can also enjoy tons of privacy in your bedroom complete with a private entrance and your very own porch with hammocks and chairs to boot. Additionally, the bus stop is just three blocks away while the nearest subway is less than a mile (1.6km) from your bedroom. Coffee, tea and breakfast are served every day while the library has lots of travel information you can refer to when getting around the city.
Urban Oasis Close to Everything
Price: 89 USD
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Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 230 reviews)
Looking for a little more privacy? This private two-bedroom Boston vacation apartment might just be the place for you. While modern and tastefully furnished, the apartment’s historic charm and detail has been carefully preserved to give the house character. Moreover, shops, restaurants, grocery stores and nightlife are all within a ten-minute walk from the home. The commuter rail station is five minutes away by foot, and from there you can get to downtown Boston in half an hour. Do note that the minimum stay is three nights.
Beautiful 2BD / 1 BA - 2nd Floor
Price: 80 USD
Number of Guests:
Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 104 reviews)
Yes, pun intended. If you are a solo traveller on a budget, this well-priced sofa bed Boston accommodation might be perfect for you. Sleep on a comfortable couch in a quiet living room with heavy drapes that assure you plenty of privacy. You will also have access to useful amenities such as a kitchen and off-street parking. Located in a safe and friendly neighbourhood, the apartment is close to a transportation hub (just 1.5 blocks away!). Cat lovers will be happy to know that an adorable and docile feline shares the space with you. Do note the minimum stay is three nights while the maximum stay is four.
Art House - Globe RoomSomerville, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsits a really good place and is not a couch its a bed made with an inflatable mattressthe air bed was comfy and humboldt the cat was friendly and came by visitingthe room had a strong fan which made it easyto sleep on hot nightssophisticated sofa within a charming house in a nice neighbourhood (took the air bed)the space is amazing — comfortable and full of artthe place is clean and comfythe house is clean and well decoratedapartment was clean and tidy and extremely cozyjesa & john are really helpful their place is clean and they provide towels too which i didn't expectthe room which i stayed was clean and neat
Host:jesa & john were amazing hostsjesa and john were great hostsfriendly hosts and a comfy bedthe hosts are lovely friendly and welcomingjesa and john were great hosts - very welcoming and hospitableRead more reviewslocation is safe and close to some restaurants and grocery storesgreat location and great valuefabulous location as wellthe location is good for access to cambridge: 30 mins walk to harvard squarethe location is good for students at harvard 20 minutes walkable distance
6. Comfortable and Well-located Bedroom
45 USD/night for two guests
Enjoy your private space in this bright and quiet house comprising of a shared kitchen, living room and bathroom. With easy access to downtown Boston, Harvard and Union Square, the apartment offers couples and solo travellers alike a comfortable and convenient space. Moreover, your knowledgeable host is well acquainted with the Boston area, so do ask for advice on where to go or what to do. The nearby square boasts numerous restaurants and pubs, as well as a farmers market during warm months.
Your very own private room comprises of a queen-sized bed, mini fridge and a nifty wall art of Boston itself, complete with a private deck and entrance. Moreover, your friendly hosts are just upstairs from your room to help you with getting around the city or giving you suggestions on the best attractions in Boston. Notable sites within walking distance include the Forest Hill Cemetery, Franklin Park and the Boston Zoo. Additionally, getting to Downtown Boston takes less than 20 minutes.
Private Apartment- Minutes from T!Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsbut the space is great lots of natural light and a ton of roomawesome apartment with great amenitiesalso took their recommendation for breakfast and coffee at brassica and it was deliciousthe mattress was five stars as it was the most comfortable on our tripapartment was great for family of 4 (two kids sleeping together)fabulously clean and so comfortablevery clean as wellit was super clean and chicthe space is clean with a fresh minimalist touchthe apartment was clean cozy and nicely decorated
Host:the family were wonderful hoststhe hosts are quiet and polite we would recommend itthey were responsive and went out of their way to help us have a great tripdan and caitlin are excellent hostan excellent stay with fast communication from our hostsRead more reviewsgreat location close to the t-stationgreat location and very cute comfortable spotgreat location and valuegreat location for a great pricegreat location at a great price
8. Sunny Room with Bath
60 USD/night, 5 USD/night per person after the first guest
Searching for a basic no-frills accommodation at a competitive price? Look no further. This minimalist private room offers guests a clean and private bedroom in close proximity to major amenities like convenience stores and banks. Additionally, you have access to the shared living room area and fully stocked kitchen. You’ll also be located near happening hotspots like Davis and Union Square. This room accommodates two.
Full of old-world charm and flair, this cozy suite offers couples a private bedroom with a spotless bathroom and separate entrance to boot. Just a short walk from public transportation, this suite is close to MIT, Harvard Square, Kendall Square and Central Square. Your gracious hosts will provide breakfast for you and give you tips about getting around the area. Moreover, children under the age of 18 get to stay for free.
Suite Central B&B in the Heart of CambridgeCambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsour daughter arrived a day later and found the fold out couch also very comfortableso many nice touches (chocolates by bed fresh flowers and many more )the breakfast was complete and a nice detaillots of thoughtful touches - tea coffee dressing gowns warm socks - and a wonderful breakfastthe room was spacious and cozy filled with a bunch of beautiful paintings and artistic ambienceclean comfortable and kind accommodationsclean full of charm so vast well located and comfy it was perfecteverything is very comfortable and cleaneverything is clean and well-organized and you truly feel welcome in their homethe house is beautiful with several paintings and clean
Host:they were gracious and accommodating hoststhey were very kind helpful and professionalthey are very kind and generous hostthey are great hosts and made us feel at home the whole timethanks for being a great hostRead more reviewsthe location was perfect and close to everythingclose to everything great stayvery cute and quiet placegreat location for a week in boston close to both downtown and harvardthe location is ideal for walking to harvard mit central and inman squares
10. Large Room Across Harvard Yard
120 USD/night for 2 guests (excluding 15 USD cleaning fee)
Is Harvard your dream school? Now you can live across the esteemed university in this private and spacious room. Your incredibly accommodating host will ensure you have a good stay in this clean and comfortable apartment. Moreover, if you have any questions, you can always approach your wonderful host for tips and tricks to seeing the best of Boston.
Another charming and affordable Airbnb in Boston that you can book is this room in a private townhouse located in Cape Cod. The house is Victorian in style and the room can accommodate up to two people. Guests here have access to a private bathroom. They can also use the house kitchen. Cable TV and free WiFi connection are also available here.
Cape Cod Room, With Private Bath-Townhouse-RedLineBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cape cod room has all the amenities to relax and get great sleepamazing amount of breakfast cereals fruit and snacksbill and corey’s place was amazing the cutest room best amenities in the kitchen and room etcthey have a variety of breakfast choices drinks and most importantly a stocked coffee/tea barbeautiful spread for breakfast which was much appreciatedthe place was clean and communication was always promptthe whole house was very clean the bed was very comfortablevery clean and decorated in the most tasteful wayit is cosy clean quiet and well equippedthe house very beautiful and clean
Host:friendly and helpful hostsan amazing home with outstanding hoststhe hosts are very nicegreat hosts in every single waythe host corey is a fabulous host who makes you feel instantly at homeRead more reviewslocation 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 bostoneasy journey into central boston on the redlinethe location was good and easy to find parking spotreally beautiful victorian house in an interesting neighbourhood
You don’t have to spend too much to experience luxury at this Boston vacation rental. It boasts a huge living space with two bedrooms, an open room kitchen with marble counters, a well-equipped bathroom with a bathtub, an indoor fireplace, and more. The apartment also has a place where you can work, as well as access to WiFi and cable TV. If you don’t want to spend too much but want to live comfortably, this is the place to go.
BOSTON LUXURY FOR LESS!! NEAR BCECBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat shower and washer dryer in the suitebeautiful fully remodeled two bedroom unit with a chefs kitchenlove the gourmet kitchen and the back deckprivate deck beautiful bathroom state-of-the-art kitchenthey were the most comfortable beds i have slept in all air bnbs so farvery clean and comfortableeverything was sparking cleanmeri's place was clean and well stockedclean bright space in a quiet neighborhoodit’s super clean and in a quiet neighborhood
Host:they are superb hosts and it’s a great homethe host meri is the bestvery accommodating host in a great spotthe hosts do a good job providing pamphlets etcmeri is a great host very responsiveRead more reviewsthis location was wonderfulgreat location and comfortable bedsgreat food close by on broadwaybeautiful place in a great locationgreat place good location for bcec
If you’re looking for accommodation just for yourself but you still want to experience a luxurious stay, this Boston holiday rental is a good option to take. Your private room in this apartment has one queen bed for you to use. You also have access to the shared bathroom in this apartment. Additionally, guests can also use the common room and kitchen in the property. They’re also given rights to access the compound’s facilities, such as the fitness center and cafes.
Luxury apt in the heart of BostonBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Top guest reviewsvery sharp/new/clean building with great viewsthey were prompt organized clean and considerateluxury high rise that is incredibly cleanlauren’s place is very clean and the location is greatclean place central location charming hosts
Host:she is a responsive and accommodating hostgreat stay host was welcoming and nicehosts were very nice and helpfullovely hosts considerate and discreetlauren is a thoughtful gracious hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfect: close to chinatown downtown back bay and seaport10 min walk to beautiful boston commons)a beautiful place at a great location highly recommendedlocation was great for in the city planslauren has a lovely place that's perfectly located for walking to sights and restaurants
Already planning your trip to Boston? We suggest visiting during spring and fall, where you’ll experience Boston’s vibrancy at its best. Do book your Airbnb accommodations and message your host frequently to ensure the accommodation is the right one for you. The city awaits.
Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Boston
1. Which are the best luxury Airbnbs in Boston?
You can also experience living in opulence while staying at an Airbnb in Boston. Some of the best luxury accommodations you can get here include this opulent yet budget-friendly apartment and this private room at a high-end apartment.
2. Which Airbnbs in Boston are closest to Logan International Airport?
3. Which Airbnbs in Boston are good for families?
Space is not an issue in some of these awesome Boston apartments. If you’re going to Boston with your family, check out this affordable apartment for a comfortable stay.
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