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. Bright and airy studio unit (from USD 188)
Enjoy all that downtown Boston has to offer with this light and airy studio apartment. Located within three-minute walking distance from public transportation, going around town is an easy pursuit to embark on. The space is a tastefully designed unit that casts a simple yet modern living vibe. Its fully stocked kitchen has everything you need to cook a basic meal.
In the middle of the unit, a lounge with a contemporary leather sofa and a large flat-screen TV is the perfect hangout for entertainment. The double-size bed next to a tall window is a glorious spot to surrender to a deep slumber at night. Your stay will feel extra safe and secure with the presence of security cameras on the property.
Downtown Central Studio w Fast WIFI, Keyless EntryBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Cleanliness:the apartment was clean and niceroom was not dirty but i wouldn’t say overly cleanthe place was very clean and tidy as wellvery clean and felt safe between the outside door code and individual unit door codesapartment was clean and just what we needed
Host:host has made it easygood communication with hostvery kind was able to work with us when we got to town early- for check inalbert was very friendly and easy to communicate withRead more reviews
Location:great location within walking distance of everythinggreat place in an awesome locationthe location of the place is excellentgreat location close to the t relatively quietgreat location with lots of restaurants close by and easy access to multiple subway stops
2. Loft with huge windows overlooking Downtown Crossing (from USD 261)
If you are keen to stay in an accommodation that features huge windows overlooking Downtown Crossing, this apartment is the one to book. It features high ceilings and tall windows that fill the space with natural light. The newly renovated property is suitable for four guests. The bedroom has a king-size memory foam mattress, blackout curtains, and a spacious walk-in closet. A sofa that converts to a queen-size bed in the living room is an additional sleeping space.
The high-speed Wi-Fi provides a seamless connection to the 65-inch smart TV in the lounge. In the fully-equipped kitchen, any skilled cook would be delighted to prepare scrumptious dishes. The building is on a pedestrian street exclusively for cabs; other modes of transportation are within two minutes of walk from the property.
King Bed Loft in the Heart of DowntownBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:excellent stay in the heart of downtown crossing spacious one bedroom apt with huge closet
Cleanliness:super clean and big apartmentthe apartment itself was so clean and spacioussuper clean definitely recommend a stay at lu’svery clean lots of space and great locationit was clean and the host is very responsive
Host:lu is a great hosti was beyond impressed with the place but the hosts made it even betterlu and aaron were super responsiveperfect downtown location lu and aaron are the perfect hosts we will be backthe apartment was beautiful clean and in a great location lu and aaron were very communicative and accommodating hostsRead more reviews
Location:easy walk to train station boston commons and many t linesthis am amazing place in an amazing locationthis airbnb is in an excellent and convenient locationthe location is definitely unbeatable and very good value given the price you are payingtruly an amazing location that exceeded all of our expectations
3. Simple yet modern one-bedroom rental (from USD 179)
Located on the borders of Bay Village and Theater District, this one-bedroom apartment is a suitable dwelling for two guests who want to tackle the busy streets of downtown Boston. The property offers a convenient location and access to several public transportation, bars, shops, and restaurants.
With an open layout interior, the rental is designed with simple yet modern furnishings aimed to provide the comforts of a regular home. Its well-stocked kitchen has the basics for cooking and the living space is fitted with a comfortable sofa and a large flat-screen TV. Great lighting sets the mood inside the unit, the large windows are a plus feature. Wi-Fi is on hand. Be aware that the air-conditioned property is tucked on the second floor of a walk-up building.
1br in Heart of Theater District | Walk Anywhere!Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:great location pictures are accurate and lots of space in the room
Cleanliness:place was perfect for 1-2 people and very cleanexcellent location--excellent host--very neat clean and organized apartmentclean great place perfect location
Host:steven is a great host and always responded to my messages very quicklydefinitely will stay with this host againit does the job i love their mission - very communicativehe was super communicative and helpfulquite a bit of street (email hidden by airbnb) munication throughout the stay was extremely quick and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location near boston commons and near lots of public transportationgreat location everything you neednice apartment in great locationa great place in the perfect location in downtown bostonthis unit is at an amazing location it is only a few minute walk to boston common
4. Sparklingly clean accommodation (from USD 418)
Whether you are vacationing for the weekend or looking for an extended stay, this light and spacious studio is a great place for your downtown Boston escapade. The clean space provides a relaxing respite for four guests with its king-size bed and extra air mattress. A large sectional sofa is the center of the space and across it is a three-seater, glass dining table.
In the kitchen area, the cooking essentials are a pleasant sight to straightforwardly whip up meals. The Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV are your tools for entertainment in the unit. Furry family members are approved for an additional fee as well as early check-ins and late checkouts. A paid off-street garage parking nearby is also available.
Huge Studio Near Subway | Downtown | 3D TOURBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:comfy bed and couch and pretty clean
Cleanliness:the room is amazing and cleanthe studio apartment was very spacious and clean with all supplies as listedvery clean and conveniently locatedcheck in was super easy and it was cleangreat easy clean studio for a quick weekend trip with a few friends
Host:was very helpful answering any questions that i hadthe host was super fast at helping us out when we needed assistanceamazing for the price evonify was a fantastic host and very communicative throughout my last minute tripgreat communication by the hostRead more reviews
Location:very close to transportation for the airport and walking distance to great neighborhoodslocated around everything easy access to everything with the train station being across the streetthe location of this airbnb was greatgreat location/place for a weekend stay in bostongreat place great location great host
5. Cozy one-bedroom rental for two guests (from USD 168)
Make this gorgeous one-bedroom rental your refuge in the bustling Boston metropolis. Located on the top floor of a five-story, twenty-unit apartment building, the unit is accessible via an elevator. Its newly updated kitchen has new appliances and stocks for cooking a basic meal, and a two-seater dining space.
The lounge area is illuminated by a lowered window, splashing natural light to the sofa, a unique coffee table, and flat-screen TV during the day. Wi-Fi is on hand in this property. In a separate room, the plush queen-size bed is an enticing spot to while away the night. Note that this city apartment in Boston is susceptible to traffic and pedestrian noise at night.
Downtown Boston | Nurses Welcome | W/D in bldgBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:windows open for fresh air and air conditioning works well if warm outsidebed is comfortable as is the couchthe tv is huge and has netflix etckitchen was not as fully equipped as we had hoped and the tv wasn’t functioning properlybed was super comfortable
Cleanliness:super clean super nice placeloved the location the cleanliness and ease of communicationbed is super comfortable with clean white linensthe apartment was exactly as advertised and very cleanwonderful place immaculately clean def recommend
Host:the host responds pretty fast for any issues or questionsalbert was an excellent host - accommodating and very quick to respond and address any questionsinstructions from host were super clear and communication was fast and easygreat location and very clean albert was very quick to communicate and was very accommodating of our requestslooks just like the pictures very clean and great location company was very responsive to questionsRead more reviews
Location:great location that is close to everythingapartment is conveniently located in boston and within walking distance to popular areasabsolutely perfect location if you’re visiting boston propergreat location overall great experiencegreat location overall a good stay
6. Spacious loft boasting top-notch features (from USD 252)
Come home to this spacious loft boasting high ceilings, large windows, and original wooden floors. These features along with the great amenities of the property express a comfortable visit. Its upgraded bathroom is fitted with a bathtub, the kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, and the living area is furnished with a large sofa and 55-inch smart TV. The unit also offers speedy Wi-Fi, connecting your devices online and streaming through the TV is quite a breeze. A queen-size bed in the bedroom assures a restful overnight slumber.
Conveniently located in Boston proper, every popular destination is within walking distance. The subway station, fitness club, medical center, restaurants, waterfront, and seaport are all easily accessible.
Downtown Loft Boston - Close to everythingBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beautiful apartment in south boston well furnished with ac washer and dryer availablethis spot has it all and more stylish comfortable and fully stocked with all the amenitiesthe kitchen is outstanding with great amount of silverware equipment and glasswarevery comfortable for 2 people with enough room to have a few more over for a meal
Cleanliness:the condo was cleanlarge well-appointed cleanvery clean and in a great locationkonrad’s apartment is in the center of town its large its clean and its private quiet and comfortablegreat location in boston clean fast wifi
Host:konrad is a great hosthost is very responsivehost is very responsivekonrad is very responsive and helpfulkonrad is very responsive and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the condo location was greatstunning space and location to railgreat industrial-style loft at a great locationkonrad’s place was wonderful the location is incredibly convenient and is close to several neighborhoods and public transitthis was a perfect location and beautiful place
7. Bright apartment bordering Theatre District (from USD 345)
The floor-to-ceiling windows of this modern apartment make the already spacious unit appear roomier. Bright ambient light floods the space, highlighting the functional pieces that furnish the unit. It is a one-bedroom rental suitable for two guests. The common areas consist of a living space with a comfy sofa and a flat-screen TV, and a well-equipped kitchen with essential equipment and a two-seater dining table.
Guests can enjoy a good bath in the pleasing tub for relaxation and then have a deep night’s sleep in the queen-size bed. Should the trip require work-related stuff, a dedicated desk space and strong Wi-Fi connection are available. Going around town is effortless as the property is bordering Theatre District, close to the amazing nightclubs, theaters, and other venues.
Downtown- on the Boston CommonBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:the bathroom/shower are great with some shampoo/soap amenities for showeringmy week long stay at kj's apt was great
Cleanliness:clean plenty of roomit is clean it has dishes soap etcvery clean everything is as picturedclean and well cared-forvery clean and excellent heating
Host:jin was a great hostkj are the best host i never havekj was very responsive and helpful if we had any questionsgreat place and host extremely helpfuloverall we enjoyed our stay and kj was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:great location to historic sitesgreat location and nice placeperfect location next to the parkgreat location at urban centergood central location next to metro and boston common
8. Light-filled and spacious flat (from USD 257)
Walking into this open-concept Boston loft is like entering a modern Manhattan apartment. Bright and spacious, the light-filled unit features high ceilings and polished concrete floor finishes. Its modern and sleek furnishings are in sync with the surroundings, creating a refined overall ambiance.
The recently renovated bathroom and chef’s kitchen are sure to be well-stocked upon arrival. The master bedroom is fitted with a queen-size bed with cotton linens, large windows, and plenty of closet space. A huge sectional sofa is the highlight of the lounge, a comfortable spot to catch the latest movies by streaming through the 55-inch smart TV. The apartment has central air conditioning from mid-May to late October and heat for the rest of the year.
Bright & Spacious Loft Steps to the Freedom TrailBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:speechless wonderful apartment with all the necessary amenities for a great staykitchen amenities were great and my daughter and and i enjoyed sitting at the kitchen counterimmaculate apartment with modern amenities honestly the cleanest apartment we’ve stayed at via airbnbi used my own pillow but the bedding was comfortable as well
Cleanliness:very clean spacethe place was spotless and so very comfortableit is very clean and very comfortableaaron and lu had great communication with us and their place is modern spotless & spaciousunit was exactly as described and clean
Host:our host was very attentive and super helpfulaaron and lu are awesome hostsowners are quick to respond to any questions and are very helpful with suggestionsaaron was super quick to respond and provide helpful tipsaaron was incredibly helpful and communicative with any questions we hadRead more reviews
Location:great location right in the heart of downtown crossingin the middle of downtown and like 10 feet from the metro stationeasy walking distance to most places and right next to subwaymade it easy to walk to everything and plenty of restaurants around in walking distancethis loft is in the perfect location in boston
9. Designer apartment near Boston Common (from USD 150)
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 deckBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:living room furniture is luxurious and comfortableall home amenities (including bath and kitchen products) are good and availablechristal’s apartment is the best air b and b i have ever stayed atfirstly the apartment is awesomethe apartment has excellent views from multiple windows that offer up close viewing of historic buildings
Cleanliness:very clean beautiful and comfortablethe space was clean and exactly what we neededthe building is elegant and kept clean and secureit's apartment is cosy clean and comfortablelinens are ample very clean and very good quality
Host:she was a great hostthe people at the front desk were so kind and sweetchristal is an amazing hostchristal was very helpful throughouthighly recommend both christal as a host and her condo on the hillRead more reviews
Location:and the location is amazingthe location is excellent it is convenient to everythingthis location cannot be beat it truly is close to everythingthe location is amazing right in beacon hill/ downtown areathe location was just as good as it gets
10. 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 BostonBoston, Massachusetts, United States
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Amenities & Room:the wifi worked greatthe furniture was nice and the beds were really comfortablewonderful 2bedroom/2bath unit with large bedrooms king beds 2sofas in the living room ice maker a/c and large windowsthe condo is nice and roomy with comfortable beds and nice furnishingsoverall we had a great stay very comfortable linens and mattresses which helped us get a great night sleep
Cleanliness:clean and very comfortableeverything was very cleanvery clean and comfortable accommodationthe space was clean and spaciousvery clean and comfortable place to stay
Host:olivia is a super hosthosts were very nice and responsivethe place and host were both greatjohn was very helpful in greeting usjohn who checked us in was very nice and very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:location was perfectamazing location for our family boston tripgreat location in financial districtawesome location close to everythingmany good restaurants close by
11. 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 locationBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the space is super cozy and full of positive energiesit's equipped with everything you need for a very comfortable stay
Cleanliness:it was clean and quaintflat is a palace beautifully set up and clean as a whistlethe place was clean tasteful and reasonably priced with a great locationspotless easy to access and very modern and more comfy than any hotelgreat location sparkling clean all the comforts of home
Host:kelly was a great hosthost made our stay very enjoyablekelly was a great host and we’d happily recommend itshe has every amenity you could want and is a very kind and gracious host as wellkelly has been an amazing host always availableRead more reviews
Location:great location a short walk to many attractionsstylish loft in great locationnicely decorated and convenient locationbeautiful space - great locationit’s location is fantastic many pubs restaurants and attractions within fifteen minute walk
12. A warm loft (from USD 289)
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 StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:awesome to be able to stay in a king bed that is really comfylovely and well appointed apartment with lots of room and roof top viewsthe apartment had all the amenities you could hope for and then some:) we'd highly recommend staying herethe bed was large and comfortable with good quality bedding and pillows
Cleanliness:a lovely quiet and spotless apartmentthis is a wonderful apartment light clean spacious and spotlessly cleanit was clean tastefully decorated and well equippedspotless with plenty of towels including for our friend who stayed the nightit is extremely clean
Host:perfect hosts and spacekelly & chris were amazing hoststhe hosts were great as wellkelly is a wonderful host and met us and showed us around the apartmentoverall our stay went smoothly thanks to the hosts and their lovely apartmentRead more reviews
Location:the best location for eating and shoppingthe location fantastic the loft perfectthe location was perfect and in a great central location to walk to everythinggreat flat in perfect locationand a great location
13. Warm rental offering Boston Common Park views (from USD 345)
Welcome to this warm and cozy apartment boasting a view of Boston Common Park. Located on the border of Theatre District, the one-bedroom rental is an ideal accommodation for three guests. It is fitted with an elegant queen-size bed and an air mattress for additional sleeping options. The living area is a nice hangout spot because of its comfortable sofa and flat-screen TV. Guests can take advantage of the fully equipped kitchen which is stocked with the essentials if you fancy having home-cooked meals. Wi-Fi is readily available during your stay.
As the unit’s location is idyllic, just next to Boylston Station, the cafes, bars, and restaurants in the neighborhood are easily within reach.
Downtown Theater District & Boston Common ParkBoston, Massachusetts, United States
14. Modern loft with impressive furnishings (from USD 354)
This modern open-plan loft is a sizeable refuge gleaming with sparklingly clean furnishings. The sleek interiors complement the polished concrete floors and their gorgeous blend makes the space appear airy in every direction. From the fully equipped kitchen with a large island to the living area with two comfy sofas and a huge smart TV, the unit is cleverly furnished to host a comfortable stay.
In the separate master bedroom, a comfortable king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with two walk-in showers are sure to delight any traveler. Two more guests can sleep on the custom-built Murphy bed concealed behind a privacy wall in the main living area. The hosts live in the apartment when it’s vacant so guests may find it fully stocked with basic daily needs.
Modern Loft, 1700 SqFt. Location!Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment itself is incredibly nice -- just as described in the picturesthe both beds were wonderfully and the bathrooms amazingthe beds were super comfy and every detail was thought to make the guests more comfortablethe shower was also great and the kitchen and living room were stunningthey left us extra snacks and drinks to enjoy and the apartment was in a word perfect
Cleanliness:the place was beautiful very clean and cozythe apartment itself really is wonderful - clean and bigit is extremely well decorated and very modern and cleanthe apartment is big clean tidy and fancy like all their artworksvery clean home away from home
Host:chris was a great hostchris was an awesome hostchris and kelly have been fantastic hosts even if they were already oversea when we arrivedchris and kelly were perfect hostsbeautiful apartment and fantastic hostsRead more reviews
Location:excellent location within walking distance of everything we needed for boston marathon weekendthe location was perfect for exploring bostonthe location is perfect for sightseeing the city of bostonperfect location easy to walk around and take subwaysthe location was ideal in the midst of the heart of the city
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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