10 Vacation Rentals In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2021

vacation rentals in boston ma

Known as the oldest cities of the United States, and the most populous city of New England, Boston is the food and cultural capital of Massachusetts. Travelers will be pampered by the huge range of art galleries, museums, libraries, and not to mention the endless list of restaurants and retail shops. A true haven for avid travelers where they will be exposed to the diverse culture. Do not be surprised to find the buzzing Chinatown or the Italian neighborhood known as the North End, where there are numerous pizzerias, and eating outlets. Whether you are looking to shop, eat, or even hike and get outdoorsy, Boston is your next best travel destination. If you’re looking for a private apartment with decent or luxurious amenities then check out our list of vacation rentals in Boston, Massachusetts, USA below.

1. Modern apartment with free parking (from USD 150)

This studio apartment is tastefully decorated to welcome discerning couples who wish to spend a quiet holiday break. Located in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, the apartment comes with a free parking area and a patio. There is a bedroom, a well-furnished living room with a pale brown undertone, an indoor fireplace, a small kitchen area, and a private bathroom. The interior is set in a gorgeous contemporary style and has art history paintings hanging on the contrasting pale walls.

Beacon Hill Studio w/ patio&parking
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
280 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast and reliable wifi as well :) thanks
it's a cozy place with a nice courtyard for sitting outside
lovely studio apartment big bed and any amenities you might need
comfortable bed lots of amenities and a great location
the place was very clean and wifi coffee maker fridge and tv aok
very clean and private
very clean and comfortable
space was clean and well equipped
jim’s place was very clean and comfortable
charming and clean apartment with everything you would need
very nice host
jim was a great host answering any questions and providing recommendations when asked
jim was very responsive and his instructions were very clear
jim was so helpful and quick to respond with any questions
jim is a great host very responsive
great location in the city
great location in beacon hill walking distance from 2 different subway stations
great location just a short walk to the t
great location for accessing the subway
nice location at base of beacon hill central to everything in boston
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2. Studio near Charles River (from USD 149)

Conveniently located in Central Square, this immaculate accommodation invites three guests to enjoy a wonderful stay while visiting Boston. Just close to the property are several attractions including the Charles River where guests can partake in fun outdoor activities such as a boat ride, kayaking, bicycling among others. There are restaurants and bars as well where you can tease your taste buds. The studio has two bathrooms, a kitchenette, and a patio. The bright and immaculate bedroom is very inviting. It has a slight vintage influence from its enticing furniture. The host can provide a street parking permit upon request.

The heart Cambridge/Boston Studio free parking3#
29 reviews
Apartment 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Had basic amenities needed for our limited time in the apartment which was great
The accommodations met our needs although a little on the small side Heavy-set people might find it difficult
Only downfall was not having cable TV since the Masters was on
Limited grocery shopping compact apartment with no laundry but
The convenience of the laundry mat downstairs was a plus
Great location very clean and had everything we needed
Everything was as described and was very clean and felt like home
Mass Ave and subway access Communication with the owner was great as I had a couple of questions
Ken & family run a great business
The hosts were tentative in answering any questions
At groundfloor there's a laundromat 24 hKen always quickly answersVery good
and he responded immediately I will stay again when back in the area
A Great place great location close to stores restaurants
a Target shops and restaurants Felt very safe and comfortable
just a few minutes walk to the underground train on Mass Ave
Very close to TVery little bathroom
The apartment is just a few blocks from Mass Ave with lots of places to eat and a really cool vibe
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3. Luxurious condo with free parking (from USD 179)

This luxurious spacious apartment is located in the Boston college area in a safe neighborhood just some minutes’ away from a reservoir. Perfect for a family holiday, the interior of the apartment oozes decadence and comfort with a twist of a rustic chic element. Part of the house wall is made of bricks, and wooden ceilings. There are two well-appointed bedrooms with one shared bathroom, a fully stocked kitchen with appliances, and a living room with comfy sofas. The host will provide a free, reserved parking spot upon request.

#1 ranked VRBO property! Near BC, BU, Fenway and hospitals w/free parking spot.
83 reviews
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The apartment is beautiful and well appointed including kitchen staples shamp
The beds are incredibly comfortable and all the rest of the accommodations were similarly excellent
The loft is exactly as described Loved the parking space since we were in town for 6 days & only needed the car 1 day
The property was spotless with all the amenities you could need
A wonderful apartment that is appointed with the finest amenities of any other VRBO stays The owner Greg was
Greg was an amazing host Responds quickly to all inquiries (even when he had already sent the info
Greg was very welcoming and available for questions or issues
He provided us with recommendations for everything
The communication with Greg was awesome
more than accommodating and helpful Location is great as well
Condo is in great location easy to get on and off
Easy access to T BC restaurants
The location is perfect for doing side trips from Boston and right on the metro line to go into the heart of the city
The location of the condo is perfect for access to the Green line From there you can get pretty much anywhere in town very easily
Located close to train for easy access to city and easy walking distance to cafes/diners
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4. Eco-friendly French apartment with parking (from USD 193)

This provincial French apartment is located in a charming neighborhood of Charleston’s historic Gaslight District just a walking distance to Boston’s historic attractions. The large apartment can cater up to four people. It comes with a free parking area and a private deck. The interior of the house reflects a chic boho style where there is ample space and filled with natural light. It has a stylish and quirky kitchen, the living room has been meticulously decorated with furniture, mirror, and long gorgeous curtains. The bedroom is set in blue and white colors having particularly enticing home decors. The bathroom provides eco-friendly toiletries including organic cotton towels and sustainable non-paper products.

5⭐ Eco-Vegan French Colonial in Charlestown + Gaslight District + Free Parking
34 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is in the perfect location to explore the history of our country in the making
everything you could need to enjoy
apartment is very clean and well appointed
The apartment is beautifully decorated
We found the apartment very spacious and nicely decorated
Everything was clean and comfortable Looking forward to our next visit
The apartment itself was very clean exactly as described and as the photos show Such cute decor and a comfy bed
Great property and location and Tony and Nika are wonderful hosts
And Nika and Tony were great hosts responding to my messages very promptly
We loved the eco friendliness of this home and love their recycling initiative
The hosts were most accommodating and our stay was wonderful
Tony was responsive when needed
The Freedom Trail is a few blocks away at Bunker Hill
great restaurants in the area within a brief walk and
Loved where it was located
A lovely stay beautiful neighborhood
walking bikes bus subway
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5. Charming rustic apartment in Chinatown

Located in the bustling Chinatown area, this rustic-chic studio apartment offers guests a convenient staying experience. The apartment is ideal for four guests looking for a spacious setting with a chic contemporary outlook. The interior has a grey undertone, with a rustic touch. The entire apartment has hardwood floors, and parts of it consist of gorgeous wooden ceilings. There are a shared bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen where guests can cook their own food from local produce. Enjoy the high-speed Wi-Fi connection, the comfort of the crisp linens, and an immaculate interior setting.

Sonder | Boston Common | Sleek 1BR + Sofa Bed
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
112 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv / cable was great as was the wifi connection
only one bedroom but we were sleeping comfortably since all sofas in the living room are sofabeds
awesome experience beautiful view of downtown and a cozy place to stay
extremely clean and had convenient amenities like coffee shower accessories etc
excellent location beautiful loft with lots of room and amenities
the loft is clean and modern
everything was clean and prepared for us
spacious clean and convenient
apartment was sparkling clean and very stylish
it was clean and had a good vibe
the host responds to texts pretty fast
the host treat me very welcome that make me feel like living in my own house
easy check-in easy check-out quick and responsive customer service
for my first time using airbnb sonder has been an excellent host for my friends and i
sonder are very kind and careful for us
great location and comfortable space
perfect location for walking around boston
fantastic location and a great space
great space and really central
excellent location great stay for two in downtown
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6. Stylish one-bedroom apartment

This stylish one-bedroom apartment is located in the center of Downtown Boston. Guests will be certainly taken by the sublime interior decor accentuated by the beautiful hardwood floor. There are sleek wooden furniture and modern home appliances for use. The bright living room is spacious and has white couches which can be converted into sofa beds. The kitchen is well equipped and features a refrigerator, cooking area, and elegant cupboards. The famous Italian pizzeria Regina is located nearby.

Heart of North End Studio Downtown Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
231 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

7. Chic apartment in the North End

If you are someone who loves Italian cuisine then choose to stay in this quirky and yet chic apartment located in the North End, the Italian side of Boston. This apartment is immaculate, bright, and has a rustic touch especially with its fine hardwood floor. The interior is adorned with elegant furniture which adds to the artistic outlook. There are some splashes of white and blue color. The apartment can cater for three guests and has a shared bathroom. There is a kitchen, a working space, and Wi-Fi access. There are numerous Italian restaurants and cafes.

Artist 1BR Loft in North End
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
373 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Cozy contemporary apartment in North End (from USD 89)

Situated in the Italian area of Boston, the North End, this apartment invites families to spend a wonderful vacation with lots to see and eat around. The complex consists of two bedrooms, a living room, a shared bathroom, and a kitchen. The immaculate apartment is styled in a chic contemporary theme boasting ample space and filled with light. The bedrooms have white-washed walls and cozy beds exuding comfort and relaxation. The living room is a large and pleasant area to relax, and unwind. It is highlighted by a beautiful painting and bright red sofa. There is a kitchen which comes with basic kitchenware including coffee making facilities. Other amenities provided include towels, linens, and toiletries. Guests will also enjoy discounted tickets for main attractions such as the Boston Duck Tour and New England Aquarium.

Fantastic 2BR/1BA Apt in North End by Domio - Two Bedroom Apartment, Sleeps 4
3 North Hudson Street Unit 3
2 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Modern and luxurious apartment with indoor infinity pool (from USD 196)

Found right in the center of Boston at the Financial and Theater District in a five-star building, this luxurious apartment is perfectly suited for business travelers or guests seeking luxurious settings with premium amenities. The apartment can cater up to five guests. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, walk-in closets, and toiletries. There is a fully equipped 24-hour fitness center in the building which you can get access. Enjoy the striking view of the skyline while staying here.

Lux 2BR Downtown Boston + Indoor Pool
660 Washington Street
6 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Family-friendly apartment with patio (from USD 130)

Located near the Jamaica Pond and Arboretum just some distance away from the airport, this family-friendly apartment invites families to spend a serene and secluded vacation in Boston. This charming apartment is aesthetically designed with vibrant colors and paintings. There is a beautiful blend of a rustic, chic and contemporary theme. The interior of the house is immaculate and filled with bright light. Each unit of the accommodation has been meticulously decorated to make guests feel comfortable. The apartment consists of two bedrooms, a kitchen, a shared bathroom, a spacious living room, and a kitchen. There is a patio as well as a small beautiful garden.

Family friendly, quiet, close to train, hospitals & downtown Boston
56 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The apartment is cozy and nothing is missing
quiet nothing fancy but very comfortable
The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed to make a meal
The beds were comfortable as well
We enjoyed a week+ stay at the apartment with our 3 young children (6 4 & 1 1/2)
The apartment was very well decorated clean and comfortable
Apartment was bright clean and inviting My two children
The location was good proximity for public transportation and groceries
It was close to the walking path along the Greenway
Jamaica Plane was full of charming houses
We also met her husband who was friendly and helpful giving us tips
and she always got back to me with my questions very quickly before our trip
so we actually did more driving
so we could jump in any public transportation any time in any directions
Olive was very receptive when I called her about it
Great property in a nice neighborhood Easy to get into the city
Quiet neighborhood within walking distance to subway Living and dining space
There are a lot of really good local restaurants and a beautiful park nearby
The neighborhood was safe close to the center of the city yet
We also walked to a few nearby playgrounds
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The must-visit cultural capital Boston

Visit the food and cultural capital Boston while staying in one of the best vacation rentals in the area. Have a wonderful holiday.

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