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Harborside Inn Of Boston
3 out of 5
185 State St, Boston, MA
The price is $157 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (6,800 reviews)

"The location was great. Close to the T, easy walk to rstaurant, market and waterfront."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Harborside Inn Of Boston
HI Boston
2 out of 5
19 Stuart Street, Boston, MA
The price is $190 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (783 reviews)

"Great breakfast, friendly manager, lots of space, small library, laundry, TV, downstairs lounge area, close to T and South Station"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

HI Boston
Boston Park Plaza
4 out of 5
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA
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The price is $161 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (7,192 reviews)

"The receptionist could have been more friendlier but besides that we enjoyed our stay and we will be back. In the heart of the city for sure. Great location."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Boston Park Plaza
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Quincy/Boston
2 out of 5
845 Hancock St, Quincy, MA
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The price is $100 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (766 reviews)

"The property looked new, and was clean - if not sparse inside. Linda, the manager, was responsive and engaged with her guests to make sure they were happy. Good, clean room for amazing price."…"

Reviewed on May 10, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Quincy/Boston
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Boston Somerville
3 out of 5
23 Cummings St, Somerville, MA
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The price is $113 per night
4/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"We stayed there for 10 nights and it was Perfect. I would recommend it for sure"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Boston Somerville
Copley House
3 out of 5
239 W Newton St, Boston, MA
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3.9/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"The facilities were clean except the hallways need to be vacuumed, mopped, and carpets steam cleaned."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Copley House
Quality Inn Boston-Revere
3 out of 5
100 Morris Street, Revere, MA
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3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Heater in room cycled all night sounded like airpland apu spooling up and winding down"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Quality Inn Boston-Revere
The Midtown Hotel
2.5 out of 5
220 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
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The price is $120 per night
3.6/5Good! (2,300 reviews)

"I liked the location, the spaciousness of my room, the performance of the cleaning staff and the price. My only complaint was the hot water supply."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

The Midtown Hotel
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Boston - Woburn/ Burlington
2.5 out of 5
19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA
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The price is $79 per night
3.6/5Good! (2,120 reviews)

"I love there every one very friend everything on time"…"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Boston - Woburn/ Burlington
Charles River Motel
2.5 out of 5
1800 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA
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The price is $104 per night
3.5/5Good! (733 reviews)

"Honestly for the price, which is low considering it is near Boston, I was pleasantly suprised. The TV needed work as reception was spotty. It reminded me of the old rappit ear antennae days haha. But overall I would recommend it was clean and staff was pleasant and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Charles River Motel
Bedford Motel
2 out of 5
30 North Road, Rte 4 & 225, Bedford, MA
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The price is $76 per night
3.5/5Good! (874 reviews)

"It was local and quiet!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Bedford Motel
Lakeside Inn
2 out of 5
595 North Ave, Wakefield, MA
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The price is $79 per night
3.4/5Good! (4,029 reviews)

"State shut down is limiting access to food water coffee"…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Lakeside Inn
Bedford Plaza Hotel - Boston
2.5 out of 5
340 Great Road, Bedford, MA
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The price is $89 per night
3.4/5 (603 reviews)

"I primarily work remotely, but the Bedford Plaza Hotel is my go-to hotel when I need to come into the office for a few consecutive days, or when I'm worried about adverse weather."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Bedford Plaza Hotel - Boston
The Constitution Inn
2 out of 5
150 3rd Ave, Boston, MA
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The price is $49 per night
3.2/5 (1,224 reviews)

"It is a very good place to go to DT,and a lot of traveler place.And is very quiet and safety."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

The Constitution Inn
Rodeway Inn Logan International Airport
2 out of 5
309 American Legion Hwy., Route 60 West, Revere, MA
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The price is $109 per night
3.1/5 (992 reviews)

"Nice Room. Pleasant staff. I used the shuttle to go from and to the airport and everything worked very well."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Rodeway Inn Logan International Airport
Knights Inn Danvers
2 out of 5
219 Newbury St., Danvers, MA
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The price is $79 per night
3/5 (994 reviews)

"My only complaint is the excessive cigarette smell that seems to have come from the bedspread (i never sleep with a hotel’s bedspread, i take it off before i sleep) - but i do tend to put my coat and bag on the bed when I come in and out, and 3 days later I still can’t get the cigarette smell out ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Knights Inn Danvers
The Farrington Inn
1.5 out of 5
23 Farrington Avenue, Boston, MA
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The price is $69 per night
2.8/5 (602 reviews)

"The staff members are great and the inn was clean no complaints but....... Farrington it’s time for a make over!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

The Farrington Inn
Econo Lodge Boston-Malden
1.5 out of 5
321 Broadway, Malden, MA
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The price is $90 per night
2.6/5 (860 reviews)

"Location, accesabilty, and close proximaty of food, stores, and quietness."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Econo Lodge Boston-Malden
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Cheap Hotels in Boston

Boston offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Common, this destination is home to Boston Public Garden and Walden Pond, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for affordable places to stay in Boston, you can book your choice of the 194 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Lakeside Inn - 2-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall condition and central location.

The Constitution Inn - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its proximity to shops and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, an indoor pool, and a free area shuttle.

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Quincy - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and overall condition.

Motel 6 Boston - Danvers - 1.5-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool at this property.

Quality Inn - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its convenient parking and overall condition. It offers free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Boston

Still deciding on travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 25°F
  • Rainiest months: November, October, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.86 inches
  • Driest months: February, January, August, and July, with an average rainfall of 3.35 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Boston

Boston attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Common, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Take in the local culture at USS Constitution Museum and Boston Museum of Fine Arts, or enjoy the area's natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

Boston is also notable for its:
  • University life
  • Sports
  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Tours
  • Skyscrapers

Getting Around Boston

The nearest airport is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Government Center Station, State St. Station, and Bowdoin Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Boston North Station, Boston South Station, or Boston-Back Bay Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Boston like for travelers on a budget?
Boston has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like TD Garden and Fenway Park, this destination is home to Boston Common and Boston Public Garden, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Boston?
Based on reviews, HI Boston is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Howard Johnson by Wyndham Quincy/Boston and The Midtown Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather like in Boston?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 33°F. Average annual rainfall for Boston is 44 inches.
What is there to see and do in Boston?
Boston attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Opera House, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like The Freedom Trail and Copley Square, or get outdoors at Boston Common.
What's the best way to get around Boston?
The closest airport is Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away in Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base). Nearby metro stations include Government Center Station, State St. Station, and Bowdoin Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Boston North Station, Boston South Station, or Boston-Back Bay Station.

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