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Harvard House  Boutique Conference Center and Guest Quarters
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0.69 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Boston Marathon Visit

"Wonderful house and location! Robert was great and very friendly. I brought my family including 2 young children up for the Boston Marathon. Plenty of space for the 8 of us, it had everything we needed, and the kids thought it was very cool. Private with lots of land and a great choice, would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2019

Harvard House Boutique Conference Center and Guest Quarters
Gorgeous 5 BR house in Waltham  with free parking.
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Waltham
3 out of 5
387 Winter St, Waltham, MA
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1.04 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (763 reviews)

"Beautiful Courtyard Marriott with great amenities. We were so grateful for such a restful stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Boston Waltham
The Westin Waltham-Boston
4 out of 5
70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA
The price is $94 per night
0.97 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,684 reviews)

"The room was comfortable. There was a problem when trying to access the pool. Key cards weren’t working for anyone."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

The Westin Waltham-Boston
Best Western Plus Waltham Boston
3 out of 5
380 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
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The price is $65 per night
1.03 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (2,121 reviews)

"Great room size and nice amenities. Great handling of covid situation and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Best Western Plus Waltham Boston
Crescent Suites Hotel
3 out of 5
287 Crescent Street, Waltham, MA
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The price is $179 per night
1.71 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (593 reviews)
Excellent Stay

"Another great stay at the Crescent Suites. We will definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Crescent Suites Hotel
Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 52 4th Ave
2.5 out of 5
52 4th Ave, Waltham, MA
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The price is $63 per night
0.89 mi from city center
2.9/5 (865 reviews)

"The amenities. Dthe room was stocked with l the comforts of home"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 52 4th Ave
Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 32 4th Ave
2.5 out of 5
32 4th Ave, Waltham, MA
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The price is $67 per night
0.93 mi from city center
3.2/5 (827 reviews)

"Location and convenience to highway. Provided everything I needed."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 32 4th Ave
Embassy Suites Boston Waltham
3.5 out of 5
550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
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The price is $109 per night
1.29 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,951 reviews)

"I thought it was a great hotel for the price. Very nice comfortable suite. I found it odd that there was no cutlery in the room though since I had a suite with cooking options.I didn't realise this until past 1am though so I didn't bother calling the front desk. If it was day time they probably would ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Embassy Suites Boston Waltham
Hampton Inn & Suites Boston/Waltham
2.5 out of 5
135 2nd Ave, Waltham, MA
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1.21 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (725 reviews)

"The room was very clean and so was the bathroom. The stsff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Boston/Waltham
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Visiting Waltham

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Waltham, and visitors give high marks for the college vibe, top-notch restaurants, and fun sporting events. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its riverfront, festivals, and shopping. Around the area, top sights include Harvard Square, Fenway Park, and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

  • You'll find 1432 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Boston
  • The closest major airport is in Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Waltham

The city is well known for its festivals and cultural venues like Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation and Rose Art Museum. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Bentley College and Brandeis University. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Moody Street Historic District and National Archives at Boston.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 18 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Waltham. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Crescent Suites Hotel - This 3-star aparthotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its quiet location and comfortable rooms.
  • Hampton Inn Boston Waltham - Our customers like the convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Embassy Suites Boston Waltham - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room MP3 dock. Expedia customers like its overall value and pool.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Harvard Square, 6.4 mi/10.3 km from the heart of the city, and Fenway Park, which is 8 mi/12.8 km away.

Getting Around Waltham

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Waltham Station or Waltham Brandeis-Roberts Station. Waltham might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Waltham

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 52°F and the nighttime average to be 16°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 80°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 67°F during the day and 18°F at night
  • About 48.86 inches of rain falls on Waltham each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 18°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Waltham?
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Boston Waltham is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other top choices based on reviews include Hampton Inn & Suites Boston/Waltham and Embassy Suites Boston Waltham.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Waltham, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Waltham.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Waltham?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Waltham, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Waltham?
Based on reviews, Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Waltham is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 52 4th Ave and Embassy Suites Boston Waltham.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Waltham?
Best Western Plus Waltham Boston is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include The Westin Waltham-Boston and Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 52 4th Ave. Attractions in the area like New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Waltham?
The Westin Waltham-Boston is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Embassy Suites Boston Waltham and Courtyard by Marriott Boston Waltham.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Waltham?
Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 32 4th Ave is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a fitness center and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Courtyard by Marriott Boston Waltham and Holiday Inn Express Boston - Waltham.
Where is the best place to stay close to Brandeis University?
Boston Marriott Newton is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. It’s located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Brandeis University. Other good options within 5 miles include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Boston Waltham and Walker Center.
What about the best place to stay near Bentley College?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Plus Waltham Boston, located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Bentley College, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Extended Stay America - Boston - Waltham - 52 4th Ave and Holiday Inn Express Boston - Waltham are two other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Waltham?
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Boston Waltham is a top 3.5-star hotel for a beach vacation, and features an indoor pool and free breakfast. The Westin Waltham-Boston is another good choice to stay near the beach. Head to Revere Beach or Wollaston Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Waltham?
The Westin Waltham-Boston is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Waltham?
Crescent Suites Hotel is a favorite 3-star aparthotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and free breakfast.

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