Top 16 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Downtown Boston, MA - Updated 2022

airbnb Boston Downtown, Usa

The city of Boston, Massachusetts is not only one of the United States’ most beloved cities, but it’s also one of the most visited, with close to 20 million projected visitors according to their local tourism board statistics. It’s not hard to understand why – besides delicious street food and a plethora of shopping spots, the city is an invigorating blend of history that dates back to the country’s origins and the numerous innovations in various industries here. While in Boston, visitors can join fun day tours and soak up a great deal of fun and culture in neighborhoods like Beacon Hill and Back Bay. For those looking to visit, the city has a high supply of vacation rentals that will allow you to maximize the thrill of being there, particularly in the downtown area which has a lot of attractions. Read on for more information on Airbnbs in Downtown Boston, MA.

1. Designer apartment near Boston Common (from USD 215)

Start your adventures in Boston from this one-bedroom, luxury apartment. Boasting large windows, soft lighting, calming music, and a natural lavender oil diffuser, this designer home guarantees a peaceful and relaxing vacation throughout your stay. There is a 50-inch flat-screen Apple TV, Sonos system, and great workspace for your entertainment. The kitchen is equipped for your dining needs. There is also a roof deck that showcases beautiful views of the city.

This rental is only a 10-minute drive from the airport and is close to several restaurants, shops, and attractions like Boston Common, the State Capitol, and Downtown Crossing.

Beacon Hill Designer Suite with Roof deck
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
52 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room furniture is luxurious and comfortable
all home amenities (including bath and kitchen products) are good and available
christal’s apartment is the best air b and b i have ever stayed at
firstly the apartment is awesome
the apartment has excellent views from multiple windows that offer up close viewing of historic buildings
very clean beautiful and comfortable
the space was clean and exactly what we needed
the building is elegant and kept clean and secure
it's apartment is cosy clean and comfortable
linens are ample very clean and very good quality
she was a great host
the people at the front desk were so kind and sweet
christal is an amazing host
christal was very helpful throughout
highly recommend both christal as a host and her condo on the hill
and the location is amazing
the location is excellent it is convenient to everything
this location cannot be beat it truly is close to everything
the location is amazing right in beacon hill/ downtown area
the location was just as good as it gets
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2. North End/Financial District (from USD 353)

Location is a prime factor when looking for apartments in Downtown Boston. The famed Little Italy neighborhood is right nearby this vacation rental, as is the venerated Freedom Trail that winds through the city and connects many of its important historical landmarks, shopping choices, and dining options, from seafood restaurants to the usual burger chains.

Those opting to stay here will have access to the entire apartment, which can accommodate up to eight guests between two bedrooms and a common living room area along with two bathrooms. The place is neatly decorated and comes with an amenities package that includes a light breakfast, a check-in process with a doorman and wireless internet access.

FLEXIBLE LEASES Downtown 4 Beds 2 Bath Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
151 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 4 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked great
the furniture was nice and the beds were really comfortable
wonderful 2bedroom/2bath unit with large bedrooms king beds 2sofas in the living room ice maker a/c and large windows
the condo is nice and roomy with comfortable beds and nice furnishings
overall we had a great stay very comfortable linens and mattresses which helped us get a great night sleep
clean and very comfortable
everything was very clean
very clean and comfortable accommodation
the space was clean and spacious
very clean and comfortable place to stay
olivia is a super host
hosts were very nice and responsive
the place and host were both great
john was very helpful in greeting us
john who checked us in was very nice and very helpful
location was perfect
amazing location for our family boston trip
great location in financial district
awesome location close to everything
many good restaurants close by
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3. A bright loft in downtown area (from USD 299)

Set on Broad Street just steps away from Greenway, the loft is a great base to explore top attractions in Boston. Foodies will also be thrilled to know that it’s close to different must-try street food in the city.

Feel warm and comfortable as you see the wood floors and luxury bedding. The beamed ceilings and brick walls provide a relaxed and calm atmosphere. The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and boasts a breakfast bar and coffee and tea station. The living room features a large-screen TV and a comfortable seating space.

Designer Loft in Downtown Waterfront location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
38 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is super cozy and full of positive energies
it's equipped with everything you need for a very comfortable stay
it was clean and quaint
flat is a palace beautifully set up and clean as a whistle
the place was clean tasteful and reasonably priced with a great location
spotless easy to access and very modern and more comfy than any hotel
great location sparkling clean all the comforts of home
kelly was a great host
host made our stay very enjoyable
kelly was a great host and we’d happily recommend it
she has every amenity you could want and is a very kind and gracious host as well
kelly has been an amazing host always available
great location a short walk to many attractions
stylish loft in great location
nicely decorated and convenient location
beautiful space - great location
it’s location is fantastic many pubs restaurants and attractions within fifteen minute walk
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4. A warm loft (from USD 400)

Flooded with natural light, this loft will definitely give you the warmth and comfort you need during your stay. Some of the best features of this loft include polished concrete floors, a custom-tiled bath and touches of European design. In the bedroom, you can find a comfortable king-size bed, high-end linens and many windows with great views. The bathroom comes with glass walls and a large walk-in shower. The main living area is a great place to relax as it features a sofa bed and a flat-screen TV with built-in Roku.

Naturally Lit, Modern Loft in Heart of Downtown!
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
196 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome to be able to stay in a king bed that is really comfy
lovely and well appointed apartment with lots of room and roof top views
the apartment had all the amenities you could hope for and then some:) we'd highly recommend staying here
the bed was large and comfortable with good quality bedding and pillows
a lovely quiet and spotless apartment
this is a wonderful apartment light clean spacious and spotlessly clean
it was clean tastefully decorated and well equipped
spotless with plenty of towels including for our friend who stayed the night
it is extremely clean
perfect hosts and space
kelly & chris were amazing hosts
the hosts were great as well
kelly is a wonderful host and met us and showed us around the apartment
overall our stay went smoothly thanks to the hosts and their lovely apartment
the best location for eating and shopping
the location fantastic the loft perfect
the location was perfect and in a great central location to walk to everything
great flat in perfect location
and a great location
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5. Downtown Boston by Sonder

Those looking for classy Airbnbs in Downtown Boston, MA should consider this property. High style is the tone set by this vacation rental, which is located in a building within Boston’s Financial District. There’s great views of the harbor and surrounding area from this studio, and it can accommodate up to four guests between two bedrooms with two bathrooms included.

Many of the city’s historical sights such as the Paul Revere House, which, incidentally, is also usually part of the history tours offered in the city, are in walking distance. The amenities that are offered here include TV, a work space for business travelers and wireless internet access.

Sonder | Financial District | Chic 2BR
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
56 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was great and the team at sonder were extremely responsive and helpful
there were enough clean towels available
the apartment was clean and spacious
the beds had clean and fresh sheets
the apartment was very clean plenty of sheets linens and such
very clean and well laid out with very nice beds and bathrooms
sonder properties was very responsive to any questions that we had
great staff and hosts to communicate with excellent location in boston
the sonder team was extremely helpful throughout the trip and made our stay very comfortable
the location was absolutely perfect
great location and modern apartment
very nice accommodations right in the heart of boston close to the metro
the location of this apartment is amazing
close to many attraction sites
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6. A modern apartment

Nestled in Downtown Crossing close to Boston Public Garden, this apartment offers two bedrooms and three bathrooms that can accommodate four people. Let the natural light make you feel fresh as soon as you wake up. Prepare your breakfast in the modern kitchen. High-speed internet can be accessed for free to stay connected with everyone you love back home.

Sonder | Boston Common | Sun-Filled 2BR
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
84 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
couch could be more comfortable
beautiful apartment but the beds are awful and the couch isn’t any better
-one room lacks ventilation and natural light
the kitchen area is very well equipped and the washer/dryer comes in handy as well
on the plus side: check-in was easy the unit is very spacious and wifi worked well
the condo was very clean and exactly as described
5 star stay clean and aesthetically pleasing
the unit was clean and easily accessible
everything was clean and well maintained and all appliances worked perfectly
the place is so clean and had everything we needed
the host is very easy to communicate and reply quickly
i emailed sonders with several questions and they responded within minutes with helpful information (24/7)
good location
this location is perfect walking distance to basically everything
great place and location easy access and close to everywhere
close to great restaurants and clubs
awesome location and great loft
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7. A spacious apartment

Are you traveling by yourself or with a partner to Boston? This spacious apartment provides an excellent hideaway place right in the heart of the city close to many attractions cafes, jazz bars, and parks. Sleep comfortably in the bedroom that comes with a cozy queen-size bed. The bathroom comes with essentials you can find in your own house. The kitchen is great for cooking breakfast and making your morning coffee. Other facilities include a bright living area and access to wireless internet.

Sonder | Boston Common | Welcoming 1BR
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
62 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable
it is well-appointed clean with many convenient amenities including the laundry
felt safe & comfortable - apartment had everything and more
the room was comfortable and well equipped
clean bright spacious and super modern
the apartment was clean and stylish
beautiful space - not too big or too small very clean and comfortable
very clean place in a fantastic location
this was a beautiful apartment that was spotless
everyone at sonders were so wonderful and accommodating
great location and very stylish
easy walking distance to most places
subway very close and easy walk to most places
this was a cute little apartment with a great location
location is this apartments greatest feature
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8. Downtown high-rise loft #1

Boston visitors who want a vacation rental that is quiet and intimate may be interested in this selection that is in a building near the Chinatown neighborhood. Situated in a loft, it consists of one bedroom which comes with access to a shared bathroom and common spaces. It can accommodate two guests during a stay, and the amenities that come with it include wireless internet access and a space for those using laptops.

Queen bed in high-rise loft in PRIME location
7 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

9. Downtown high-rise loft #2

This vacation rental is located in the same apartment mentioned in the previous listing. It’s comprised of a spacious bedroom with comfortable furnishings and can host up to two guests. Guests staying here will be in walking distance to a number of sights within the downtown Boston area. The amenities that are offered here include access to the kitchen, wireless internet and a hair dryer for usage.

Spacious room in high-rise loft in PRIME location
3 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Heart of downtown Boston

This vacation rental is situated within an apartment that’s right in the heart of downtown Boston. It’s in close proximity to many of the train lines on the subway and rail system of Boston which is known as the T. It consists of one bedroom which is cozy enough to accommodate one person, and comes with the usage of a shared bathroom. In terms of amenities provided to guests here, they include a light breakfast provided by the host, a washer and dryer for laundry needs and elevator access to the apartment.

44 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 3 Guests

11. Cozy apartment in the heart of Boston

This intimate vacation rental is composed of a bedroom in a private apartment that’s located right nearby the Boston Common area. The room is set up to accommodate up to two guests with a shared bathroom at their disposal. The apartment is decorated with a cheery touch, and the host has provided a good amount of amenities which include a washer and dryer for use, and bathroom essentials like shampoo and a hair dryer.

Cozy apartment in the heart of Boston
22 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Tremont Street

This vacation rental is within a luxurious apartment that’s found right on Tremont Street downtown. It’s set up as a one bedroom which can host up to two guests during a stay. The building is within walking distance to a lot of sites and other attractions as well as transportation. There’s an air of cool to be found here from the color scheme of the place to the polished modern furnishings. The amenities on hand here include bathroom essentials, access to the full kitchen and a washer and dryer.

Downtown luxury + view
11 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Bay Village Boston #6

This vacation rental is composed of an apartment that’s close to many of Boston’s popular theaters such as The Charles Playhouse, The Wang Theater and The Wilbur Theater. The spacious flat can accommodate up to three guests during a stay with one bedroom and a common area. The host has a straightforward check-in process, and provides amenities such as wireless internet access and for families, children’s books and a travel crib if needed.

Beautiful 1 BR apartment #6 in Bay Village Boston.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
110 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. A comfortable apartment

There are many apartments for rent in Downtown Boston, but this one is located in the heart of North End and guarantees a pleasant stay for couples or small families of five. The master bedroom features a king-size bed and the second bedroom has a queen-size bed. The bathroom is equipped with towels and toiletries. You can also whip up some breakfast in the kitchen. Feel free to turn on the TV to enjoy your favorite channel whenever you feel like relaxing. The wireless internet connection is fast and you are granted unlimited access. If you ever want to exercise, the gym is available for use.

2brm/2bath home away from home downtown Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
170 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

15. Bay Village Boston

Just on the edge of the Back Bay area lies this vacation rental, which is also steps from the Boston Common. This is perfect if you’re looking for Airbnb rentals in Boston fit for big groups. It’s composed of an entire home in a tranquil neighborhood marked by winding streets. The home can accommodate up to ten people at a time, with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. It’s close to two main lines on Boston’s subway system and has a full package of amenities available which include an indoor fireplace as well as wireless internet and a full modern kitchen.

3 BR|2.5 BA Renovated Home w/Parking Top Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
315 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very charming courtyard with lots of boston bricks and iron work
great a/c kitchen work space
the rooms were clean and fully stocked with amenities from soap to coffee and bagels
there are soo many beds that one could fit an army in the house
the house is very comfortable and comes fully set up for your needs
very clean and plenty of space
it was very clean and the heating worked well
it was sparkling clean and well equipped
place is very clean and spacious
clean and plenty of room for 8 guests
the host is outstanding
john was an excellent host
john was an amazing host
john was an amazing host from day 1
host is very responsive and accommodating
amazing location within walking distance of everything
the location is perfect
heart of the boston theatre district fun location large three floor plus basement space
incredibly well located and parking is a huge plus in the city
so close to everything loved to walk everywhere
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16. Downtown Crossing by Sonder

This Airbnb in Boston’s downtown area is only a short distance from two lines on the T in Downtown Crossing. The studio apartment is set up to provide a cool atmosphere for guests. It can accommodate up to two guests with one bedroom and bathroom. The amenities provided by the host include fresh linen for the bedroom, bathroom essentials and a full kitchen at the guests’ disposal.

Sonder | Winthrop Square | Airy Studio
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
29 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were great; hot showers with good pressure and comfortable beds
our apartment was very clean and matched the pictures
the room is exactly as advertised - very clean with great amenities
great place clean very convenient location
the pictures make it look brand new/ sparkling clean and in general it doesn't feel that way
very clean and central space with nice amenities
sonder team were friendly and super helpful when i had questions
the sonder team were also great to deal with very kind and orderly
team is very hospitable and responsive
nice place good location matched description well
great location with easy access to local transport
a lovely cozy apartment downtown that i was able to walk everywhere to
nice stylish space really close to a lot of the popular tourist spots and freedom trail stops
but it’s a great location if you’re visiting and will be out most of the day
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Before you visit Downtown Boston

The downtown section of Boston is as diverse in experiences and environments as it is dense. Travelers will find that it is a prime destination because of the public transportation access and the ease of walking around to various attractions in the area. All of these things are heightened by the various vacation rentals one can find here. Whether you like to have a more tranquil setting, if you want to sample what it’s like to be in a hip and modern atmosphere, or maybe you’re just looking for some fun things to do this weekend, any of these Airbnbs in Downtown Boston, MA, will make your stay that much more lively.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Downtown Boston, MA

1. Which Airbnbs in Downtown Boston have rooms with great views?

This fully furnished apartment in Downtown Boston comes with large windows where guests will be treated to a view of the area.

2. Which Airbnbs in Downtown Boston are good for families?

Big families will be comfortable in this two-bedroom apartment located close to family-friendly attractions such as New England Aquarium and Charles River Esplanade. Meanwhile, this modern loft is great for families with tech-savvy kids as it’s equipped with fast Wifi and access to Netflix, HBO, and Amazon Prime Movies.

3. Which Airbnbs in Downtown Boston allow pets?

If you and your pet are traveling together, check out this well-furnished studio located in the middle of the city. Bigger groups can book this spacious apartment in Boston’s Financial District.

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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