Top 9 Vacation Apartments In Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the state of Massachusetts. Did you know that it’s the 21st most populous city in the United States? It’s about 346 km (215 miles) from New York and a less-than-four-hour drive can get you there. Some of its famous landmarks include the Boston Harborwalk, Quincy Market, and New England Aquarium. There’s also the Freedom Trail and Copley Square to explore. Planning a vacation to Boston and need a place to stay? You’re in the right place. Keep reading if you want to learn more about the top vacation apartments in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 April 09, 2024.

1. Cute studio apartment near Boston Public Library (from USD 150)

The picturesque beauty of the Charles River awaits you from this cute studio apartment. Situated near the heart of Boston, this home promises you a comfortable place to return to after a long day of exploring.

With a maximum capacity of two people, this studio is a modern and cozy home base. The kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven, and coffee maker for your cooking and dining needs. There is also a hairdryer, washer and dryer, iron, and air conditioning for your convenience. A TV with basic cable is available for entertainment.

Located in the Back Bay neighborhood, the home is only five minutes away from Boston Public Library and Prudential Center.

Tip from tour guide

Naim

Naim
Boston

Since you'll be in the Back Bay neighborhood, make sure to stop by the Boston Women's Memorial, located on Commonwealth Avenue. It honors three women who played a part in the city's growth and is a must-see!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

2. Brightly lit apartment near the subway

If you get your energy from natural light, you will adore this brightly lit apartment for two persons. You can locate it near Malvern Field, along Malvern Street. Upon entering, the bathroom can be found on the right-hand side. Go past the bathroom and you will see a space for you to store your luggage and shoes. The double bed is placed right in front of the flat-screen television. There’s also a coffee table with two comfortable chairs right beside it. The kitchen area also has a small seating area for two. It is equipped with a microwave, gas stove, fridge, and more.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
52 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good apartment with the necessary and very clean
Cleanliness:
very clean and a great find
very clean appartement excellent communication from hosts
the apartment was spotlessly clean and comfortable
such a great little space to come back to super clean and comfortable
very clean and cozy and in a convenient location
Host:
cindy was an excellent host she made sure that check in was clear and answered any questions i had
lots of dining options in the neighborhood and the hosts' recommendations are very helpful
great studio spotless has everything you need excellent host
Location:
great location and cute studio
the location is ideal with great restaurants nearby
great walking distance to shops and restaurants
good location with great food options (grocery take out restaurants) very close by
great location and if i ever come to boston again i will be staying here again
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3. One-bedroom apartment near Boston Common (from USD 275)

By staying here, you will have easy access to Boylston Street and Chinatown station. There is one bedroom with a queen bed and it is great for two persons. But if you’re travelling in a group of three and don’t mind one sleeping on the couch, then go ahead and book this vacation apartment. You can get some work done at the writing desk facing the window in the bedroom or do some reading in the living room facing the kitchen. Wi-Fi is included in the price you pay but you will need to make your way to the basement for your laundry. Fancy some Chinese cuisine? Chinatown is located right behind the building.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
205 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom/shower are great with some shampoo/soap amenities for showering
my week long stay at kj's apt was great
Cleanliness:
clean plenty of room
it is clean it has dishes soap etc
very clean everything is as pictured
clean and well cared-for
very clean and excellent heating
Host:
jin was a great host
kj are the best host i never have
kj was very responsive and helpful if we had any questions
great place and host extremely helpful
overall we enjoyed our stay and kj was a great host
Location:
great location to historic sites
great location and nice place
perfect location next to the park
great location at urban center
good central location next to metro and boston common
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4. Beautiful private rental at the North End of Boston (from USD 795)

This is a living space suitable for large groups of six to seven people. There are two storeys with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. There is a minimum stay of two to five nights tagged to this listing so do take note of the requirements before planning further. You will have a modern kitchen for your cooking needs and a washer and dryer in the apartment. Parking is available for free. However, do let the owner know if you require a parking space during your stay. You will be situated in the vicinity of The Paul Revere House.

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70 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really nice to have 3 bathrooms and multiple sleeping options
it is a 3 bedroom apartment that comfortably sleeps 6
Cleanliness:
the apartment was as advertised and very clean and surprisingly quiet
the apartment was very clean the bathrooms were fine
apartment was clean and very comfortable for me my husband and 3 friends
excellent location 2nd floor not very clean and totally outdated
Host:
we had several interactions with the property manager he was great and super helpful
the owner was friendly and lives close by
stay was great and the info included on the listing was really helpful
check in was simple and there was plenty of helpful information posted throughout
good communication with host
Location:
the location is amazing everything is in close walking distance
the location was amazing
the north end location was great
3 couples great location linens we a little scratchy
great location - couldn’t ask for better in the north end
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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. Spacious one-bedroom flat at Thompson Square in Bunker Hill (from USD 225)

You will be about a six-minute walk to the Bunker Hill Monument from this property. This spacious one-bedroom apartment has a roomy living area with a sofa and two couches. There are also two fireplaces - one in the living room and the other in the main bedroom. The main bedroom has a double bed with a dressing table. There’s also a couch by the window for you to rest on. Families with children are welcomed by the hosts! The hosts live above the apartment so you can contact them easily should the need arise.

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103 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the property is warm and comfortable
Cleanliness:
our stay in boston was nothing short of amazing communication was great and cleanliness was truly 5 star
clean well appointed and great location
it is very spacious updated and beautifully decorated
Host:
the owners were so nice and accommodating
she showed us around had lots of great advice and helpful maps laid out
the owner was wonderful and gave us good advice about the area
the owners are very friendly and helpful
the friendly hosts live on site and are always ready to help in whatever way they can
Location:
perfect location for visiting boston
location was wonderful beautiful close to grocery’s restaurants and right on the freedom trail
we absolutely loved this place and the location (charlestown is amazing and it's close to the t)
location is excellent and so are hosts wish we could have stayed longer
a 10 minute walk to the ‘t’ affords transportation between areas of interest if you prefer not to walk
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6. Victorian home in South Boston (from USD 158)

This 1890 Victorian home situated in South Boston is located on the third floor. There are two bedrooms - the master bedroom with a king-size bed and the second bedroom with a double and twin bunk bed. You may also request for a baby crib if you’re travelling with an infant. There is a minimum stay of three to four nights and long-term rentals are welcome! You may park your car for free by the streets. But if you prefer a dedicated space, you may request and pay a fee to do so. Pets are also allowed within the property!

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209 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is perfect for cooking bedrooms are big ac is nice and cold
beds are comfortable and there is lots of space
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and the king size bed was very comfortable
said everything was very clean and they loved the location
donna was very accommodating and friendly place was very clean and quiet loved the neighborhood
the property was clean and in a great location
the kitchen and bathrooms are well stocked and clean
Host:
love the neighborhood our hosts were so kind and helpful
donna was a fantastic host who made our stay very enjoyable
we were met at the door by max & donna who were great hosts
donna and max are excellent hosts
donna and max are extremely kind and friendly host
Location:
the location is great
we loved this location for our two couple vacation
location is ideal for any and all boston activities
great safe neighborhood that has multiple stores and restaurants within a quick walk
it is in a great location- walking distance to shops and restaurants
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7. Newly renovated flat on Marlborough Street

All things new are not frowned upon. If you agree, then this newly renovated flat could be the accommodation for you. It has one bedroom with a queen bed and an ensuite bathroom with a bathtub. You can also request for an airbed or a baby cot if required. This apartment can sleep up to three persons. The dining table by the window in the living room can be extended to seat more people. There’s also a fireplace and a television placed on top of it in the living room. The fully equipped kitchen has chic grey and black furniture for an upgraded cooking experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
291 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place has air conditioning which is helpful on a third level unit
the apartment also has super quick wifi premium cable and good linens
it was spotless cozy with beautiful furnishings and all the amenities and more
he also provides extra space heaters if you want more warmth
we were very grateful for the ac and access to laundry
Cleanliness:
clean and nicely furnished
quiet neighborhood clean beds clean bathroom clean kitchen
so clean and tidy
very clean and up to date
nicely updated and clean
Host:
host was super responsive and provided great restaurant recommendations
jason is good host
jason is an excellent host
jason was super responsive
he was friendly and available if i had any questions
Location:
perfect location walking distance to convention center
love the location
great central location but quiet
the location is awesome
great location in the back bay
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8. Homey two-bedroom at historic Beacon Hill

This homey two-bedroom is situated in one of Boston’s most charming neighbourhoods. Your Instagram feed would be in for a treat! You will have two bedrooms - one with a queen-size bed and the other with two single beds. There are also two fireplaces - one in the living room and the other in the master bedroom. There’s also a washer and dryer in the unit for your laundry needs. Need to take a walk? The Freedom Trail is just over the hill.

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107 reviews  
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely appointed kitchen all the comforts we needed
Cleanliness:
the apartment was beautiful clean and well stocked
very clean and had adequate cooking utensils not common for vacation rentals
Host:
lisa the manager was very responsive and helpful if we had any questions
Location:
great location in walking distance to freedom trail
easy walking access to all of boston
a fabulous apartment in a great location
great location if you don't like stairs this is not the place
it’s in a great location to walk to most of the downtown sites
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9. Sparkling-clean studio for two

You will find the studio apartment near RUFF North End Dog Park and DeFilippo Playground. For those extremely particular about cleanliness, rest assured that this vacation apartment is cleaned professionally after each stay. You will find this a cosy place to call home if you stay here. There is a double bed for two and the bathroom is right behind the bed. There’s a working desk beside the bed as well. You can dine at the small dining area for two near the entrance.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
334 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable studio with great amenities
the room was super comfortable
great location in the north end clean and nice little kitchen amenities including coffee
great apartment very closed to subway
very nice bed no noise issues and thoughtful touches like bottled water in the fridge
Cleanliness:
very clean and well furnished
it was also clean and well maintained
he keeps it very clean and had multiple amenities
very clean and the bed is super comfy
it was also very clean and well-equipped
Host:
mike was an excellent host
thanks for being a great host
mike is a very responsive host his initial directions for finding the apartment were excellent
still this is a wonderful apartment for a couple or solo traveler and mike was very helpful
mike was super responsive and helpful for us as we were using airbnb for the first time
Location:
awesome location in the middle of everything
great location and super cute apartment
a great location just a few minutes walk from the subway and downtown
location is surrounded by awesome italian cafe and restaurants
safe neighborhood to walk everywhere
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Spectacular stays in Boston

You have the freedom to choose where you want to stay! But with the range of options you’ve seen thus far, we know it can be a little tough to choose. Keep our list of the top vacation apartments in Boston handy for your trip and prepare for a spectacular holiday.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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