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HI Boston
2 out of 5
19 Stuart Street, Boston, MA
The price is $200 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Located in Theatre District, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cutler Majestic Theatre and Boston Opera House. Boston Common and Boston Public ...
4.3/5Excellent! (813 reviews)
"I like how convenient and walkable the hostel. Several transportation stations were within a close walk. The airport isn't too far as well. I thought my room to be comfortable and the property was quiet within the posted hours. There were many restaurants in the area. I would stay here again."

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

HI Boston
Boston Fenway Inn by FOUND
2 out of 5
12 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA
Located in Fenway–Kenmore, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Mapparium and Northeastern University. Prudential Tower and Boston Marathon Finish Line are ...
3.4/5 (510 reviews)
"I stayed here Halloween/Election day 2020 and while everything wasn't technically perfect this visit to Boston (my 4th) was exceptional so my review might reflect that. Let me start off by saying the bathrooms here are immaculate, you have private and group options but they are top tier either way. ..."

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

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Boston Fenway Inn by FOUND
Trenton Street Homestay
2 out of 5
78 Trenton St, Boston, MA
Located in East Boston, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from East Boston Memorial Stadium and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from TD Garden. Bellingham Square Historic District ...
3.9/5Good! (9 reviews)
Hidden gem
"It was perfect clean friendly. Host was better then best."

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

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Hampton Inn Boston - Logan Airport

Hampton Inn Boston - Logan Airport

2.5 out of 5
230 Lee Burbank Hwy, Revere, MA
The price is $152 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
4.1/5Very Good! (1,155 reviews)
"The continental breakfast was sub-par. No eggs or Bacon/Sausage. Bascially all carbs. Cereal and Waffles."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Hampton Inn Boston - Logan Airport
Boston Park Plaza

Boston Park Plaza

4 out of 5
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA
The price is $269 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
4.1/5Very Good! (4,414 reviews)
"This was a beautiful hotel, situated in a perfect spot for walking everywhere! The staff was so pleasant and helpful. The hotel was clean and well taken care of."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Boston Park Plaza
Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport

Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport

3.5 out of 5
207 Porter St, Boston, MA
The price is $182 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
4.2/5Excellent! (1,754 reviews)
"I liked the spaciousness of the room"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Boston, there are 1432 lodging options here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Boston for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You'll find sporting events, local tours, and more activities to enjoy in this destination.

Hostels in Boston

While you're deciding on a place to stay, take a look at this top Boston hostel:

HI Boston - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Boylston Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Boston?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 41° F and nighttime temperatures average 22° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 36° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 39.41 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Boston?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Boston Common
  • TD Garden
Natural Features
  • Boston Public Garden
  • Walden Pond
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Cultural Attractions
  • USS Constitution Museum
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
  • Orpheum Theater

Generally, Boston is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • University life
  • Sports
  • Tours
  • Architecture
  • Theater
  • Skyscrapers

How to Get to Boston and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Government Center Station, State St. Station, and Bowdoin Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Boston North Station, Boston South Station, or Boston-Back Bay Station.

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