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10 Affordable Vrbo Rentals In Boston, MA - Updated 2020

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Boston, the capital city of Massachusetts, has an important place in America’s history and in the world’s education. With a large number of technical jobs available, plenty of museums, cultural events, amazing food options and a diverse and liberal culture, Boston offers an area of comfortable living. However, the cost of living in this city is outrageous.

As the United States’ third most expensive city, it is almost impossible to find an affordable accommodation here. This does not mean that you need to forgo your Boston travel plans. Here is a list of 10 affordable Vrbo vacation rentals that you can consider during your visit to Boston.

1. Apartment with river views close to Harvard Square (from 150 USD)

Located a short walk away from Harvard Square, this two-bedroom apartment with a private room provides access to a large number of restaurants and a happening city life. This sun-filled apartment offers scenic river views from the living area. This hypoallergenic apartment is shared with the owner on weekdays, but he goes away on weekends and the apartment becomes more private.

Guests staying in this apartment have access to the living room as well as the kitchen. There is a pay per use washer/dryer in the basement. Parking is available across the street for two hours Monday to Saturday, with no restrictions after 4 p.m.

Apartment with river views close to Harvard Square

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 2

2. Charming, cozy, convenient home (from 238 USD)

This spacious three-bedroom duplex apartment is located in a safe neighborhood and provides access to public transit, eateries, and shopping. It is also mere paces away from Boston University, MIT, Harvard and other institutions of higher education. The ground level has a massive living area with a fireplace, a dining space, and a well-equipped kitchen.

There are comfortable queen/bunk beds in the three bedrooms. This duplex features a small patio with a barbecue and private yard. The upper level has three bedrooms and a bathroom.

This spic and span apartment is newly painted with pastel colors and has hardwood floors which provide it a fresh look. The basement is provided with a laundry facility and additional storage space. Parking is available for three vehicles on this property.

Charming, cozy, convenient home

Price: from 238 USD

Number of Guests: 9

3. Luxurious four-bedroom Boston apartment overlooking the ocean (from 139 USD)

Located a half an hour away from downtown, this 111 square meter (1,200 square foot) condo with four bedrooms and two bathrooms can easily accommodate 12 people. Located close to the harbor, this condo boasts a large private deck that provides amazing ocean views. The elegantly decorated house is complete with a lavish couch, cozy fireplace, super-comfy beds and a well-appointed kitchen. This place is perfect for large families planning a Boston vacation or guests visiting this city for wedding functions.

Luxurious four-bedroom Boston apartment overlooking the ocean

Price: from 139 USD

Number of Guests: 12

4. Upscale, stylish dream home in Fort Hill (from 210 USD)

Situated in Fort Hill, this newly renovated one-bedroom apartment is located close to the subway as well as downtown. This home is very colorful and has a stylish layout. Carefully selected colors boost the house’s aesthetic appeal. The bedroom comes with two queen beds and daybeds.

Moreover, there are two more convertible beds that can sleep additional people. The kitchen looks trendy with stainless steel appliances, stone surfaces, and cooking essentials. The high ceilings give this home an open feel. Free on-site parking is available at this property.

Upscale, stylish dream home in Fort Hill

Price: from 210 USD

Number of Guests: 7

5. Luxury condo in the heart of downtown with a backyard! (from 360 USD)

This newly renovated two-bedroom condo is located in the city center and can easily accommodate 7 people. The location provides a convenience to visit the tourist attractions, enjoy different cuisines and experience the nightlife. The house is tastefully decorated with stylish furniture.

This house boasts an open concept living space, a cool patio with a full-size grill and a backyard. The house has top-notch amenities which increase the comfort of staying here. At this price, it provides better value for its money than a lot of hotels.

Luxury condo in the heart of downtown with a backyard!

Price: from 360 USD

Number of Guests: 7

6. Completely renovated two-bedroom apartment near Harvard and MIT (from 289 USD)

Located steps away from Harvard & MIT, this newly renovated large two-bedroom apartment can accommodate six people. It is ideal for students, families coming to attend graduation ceremonies, business travelers or even couples. The brightly lit apartment is decorated in a simple manner and features a coffee bar and a fully functional kitchen.

The apartment looks chic with its wooden floors. Two large beds in the bedroom along with a convertible sofa in the living area can easily sleep all six guests. Besides, there is an open-concept kitchen with a large refrigerator. The best part is that there is free laundry on-site.

Completely renovated two-bedroom apartment near Harvard and MIT

Price: from 289 USD

Number of Guests: 6

7. Spacious, classic Victorian brownstone with common area patio (from 280 USD)

Located at the coveted Back Bay, this Victorian brick brownstone apartment offers amazingly comfortable living to the five guests that it accommodates. The convenient location provides easy access to Hynes Convention Center, the Public Gardens, restaurants, and shopping. The living room with hardwood floors, lavish black couches, and a marble fireplace looks high-class.

The kitchen has a black and white checkered floor and white immaculate cabinets, which add to the sophisticated look. The bedroom with an artsy fireplace overlooks a gorgeous patio. Moreover, there is a laundry service in the building.

Spacious, classic Victorian brownstone with common area patio

Price: from 280 USD

Number of Guests: 5

8. Sunny and newly renovated Boston apartment (from 280 USD)

This newly renovated three-bedroom apartment is located near public transportation.and a short walk away from Fenway Park and downtown. This apartment comes with a fully loaded kitchen, fresh linens, private bathroom, double bed, sofa bed, and cable TV. This apartment can house eight people in comfort. It is ideal for people who are okay to stay further from the bustling city center.

Sunny and newly renovated Boston apartment

Price: from 280 USD

Number of Guests: 8

9. The Westin Copley Place

The Westin Copley Place is a 4-star hotel located in the heart of Boston, near Boston Public Garden, Hynes Convention Center, Copley Place and the public library. The airy room is well-decorated and equipped with a 32" LED TV with premium channels and paid movie services, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, comfortable bed with premium bedding, iron/ironing board and all bathroom essentials.

There are 24-hour room service and housekeeping services available. During their stay here, guests have access to a paid spa service, business center for meetings and dining options at one of the hotel’s four restaurants or coffee shop. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available at an additional charge.

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, a Marriott Hotel
Boston, MA, US
4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

10. Club Quarters Hotel in Boston

Club Quarters is a four-star property that offers central location close to Boston Common as well as the public garden. The vacation rental in this hotel is filled with loads of natural light. The amenities offered include a queen size bed, flat-screen TV with multiple channels, work-space, attached bathroom and much more.

A microwave, as well as a refrigerator, can be provided on request. Guests staying here have access to the hotel’s fitness center. There is a restaurant in the hotel that serves breakfast and other meals. Besides, there is a paid parking service available on-site.

Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Boston, MA, US
2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Be a part of Boston's revolutionary spirit and liberal attitude

Boston has a number of not so pricey options, as well as a rich history and enriching culture. These vacation rentals are a perfect place to explore Boston’s culture and history and imbibe its wonderful spirit at an economical price.

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