There are many types of temporary accommodations in Boston. Below you will find a diverse list of hostels, hotels, home-stays, dormitories and apartments available to you. Contact locations directly for the most updated rates and availability. Click here to download a printable spreadsheet. 

Quick links:

  • Short Term Accommodations – recommended for stays for 30 days or less. Some listings have extended options available.
  • Off Campus Dormitories – recommended for stays that are longer than 30 days.
  • Homestays – recommended for international students. Stay with an American family in the Boston metro area.
  • Apartment Rental Search Engines – these sites will allow you to search for individually-owned properties available for flexible rental terms.

 

Contact Information Rates** Details
40 Berkeley Street
(877) 748-2758
CURRENTLY BEING RENOVATED

$70-158/night. Basic single rooms & suites

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
463 Beacon Street Guest House
(617) 536-1302
$70-158/night. Basic single rooms & suites
  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
Aisling Bed and Breakfast
(617) 206-8049
$225-275/night. Extended stay & family stay discounts
  • Transport from airport
  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Walking distance to Massachusetts Avenue, Orange Line
Abercrombie Farrington Inn
(617) 787-1860
$45-$185/night
  • 3 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Packard’s Corner, Green Line B
  • Private bath available
Anthony’s Town House
(617) 566-3972
$98-118/night
  • 1.5 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Hawes St, Green Line C
Beacon Inn
(617) 566-0088
$119-189/night. Studio Apartments & luxury two bedroom apartments
  • 1.5 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Hawes St, Green Line C
Boston Fenway Inn
(857) 250-2785
Shared and private rooms from $28pp/night-$125/night.

 

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
Buckingham Apartments
(617) 536-5510
Small Studio: $600-900/week or $2200-3000/month

One Bedroom: $1000-1500/week or $4400- 4800/month

2 Bedroom: $1200-2000/week or $4500-5500/month

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Copley, Green Line B/C/D/E
Copley House
(617) 236-8300
Flexible Rental Periods, Single w/ shared bath: $115/night.
  • Walking Distance to NU
  • T-stop: Prudential Center, Green Line E
ESL Townhouse
(857) 350-3556
Shared Twin: $300/week (shared room, shared apt)

Single: $450/week (private room, shared apt)
Private Studio Apt: $690/week

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Walking distance to Northeastern, Kenmore Square, Fenway stops on Green Line.
  • $200 move-in fee
    $200 refundable security deposit
Furnished Quarters
Maria Sorrentino (617) 236-4908 ext. 1005
Average cost: $4,000/month

Minimum stay: 7 days

  • Multiple locations within walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Prudential Center, Green Line E
  • Has elevator
HI Boston Hostel
(617) 536-9455
Dorm style & private rooms

$35-210/night (max stay is 14 nights)

  • 1.6 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Tufts Medical Center, Orange Line
  • Private bathrooms available
Homewood Suites
(617) 232-1487
Hotel rooms, studios, 1-bedroom suites.

Rates start at $140/night.

  • 2 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Walking distance to Brookline Village, Green Line D
  • Suites include full kitchen
  • Accessible rooms available
The Inn at Longwood Medical Center
(617) 731-4700
Hotel rooms, studios, 1-bedroom suites.

Rates start at $170/night. Additional 15% discount for Northeastern affiliates.

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Both Longwood stops on Green Line D and E
  • Suites include kitchenette
  • Has elevator
John Jeffries House
(617) 367-1866
CURRENTLY BEING RENOVATED

Summer Rates:  $125-$175/day

Fall/Winter rates: $115-148/day

  • 2.1 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Charles MGH, Red Line
  • Room service, lunch/dinner upon request, rooms with kitchenettes
Oakwood Temporary Housing
1-877-902-0832
Multiple locations available

Average rates: $250/night

  • Walking distance to NU or accessible by public transportation.
Oasis Guest House
(617) 267-2262 or
(800) 230-0105
1 Single Bed (Shared Bathroom): $89-109/day1Double Bed (Shared Bathroom): $99-149/day 2

Single Beds (Private Bathroom): $119-199/day

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
Short Term Apartment Rentals Boston
(857) 263 3073
Efficiency Suites: Start at $100/night

Full apartments available

  • Multiple locations within walking distance to NU or accessible by public transit.

 

Contact Information

Rates**

Amenities

Bayridge
395 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02115
bayridgeresidence.org
(617) 536-2586
– Rates start at $1100/month – All female residence
– 16 meals/week
– Fresh sheets/towels weekly
– Internet & Utilities
– Laundry & gym
– Walking distance to NU
International Fellowship House
386 Marlborough St.
Boston, MA 02115
ifhboston.org
(617) 267-0877
– Rates vary on room size
– $835-$1,010
– All male residence, mostly shared rooms.

-Utilities included

-Coin-op laundry on site
– Breakfast & Dinner
provided M-F
– Cable & Wifi
– Walking distance to NU

International Guest House
237 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02116
intlguesthouse.com
(617) 437-1975
 

Located in Historic Back Bay/Copley Square
Shared room/bath:
-$437.50/week
-$7,000/semester
-$200 refundable security deposit

 

Free High Speed Wi-Fi

Breakfast and Dinner included

TV & Study rooms

In-Room Telephones with free local calls

On site laundry facilities

Rooms cleaned daily. Towels and linen service weekly.

Security 24/7

Contact Information

Rates**

Amenities

At Home In Boston
212 Tremont St. #1
Newton, MA
02458
athomeinboston.org
(617) 795-0497
– Enrollment Fee: $150-275
– Plan 1 (ESL students):
$875-1000/month
– Plan 2 (med/grad students):
$700-900/month
– Furnished private rooms
– Internet
– Laundry
– Kitchen privileges
– Breakfast included
– Commute dependant on homestay location
Boston Homestay, Inc.
50 May St
Needham, MA 02492
bostonhomestay.com
(781) 449-9733
– Economy: $600-750/4 weeks
– Furnished Apartments: $350/week
– Bed & Breakfasts: $75/night
– Private or shared bath
– Furnished Accomodations
– Internet
– Laundry
– Commute dependant on homestay location
FLS Housing
flshousing@fls.net
– Application fee: $200
– Standard Homestay: $275/week
– Private or shared bath- Furnished Accomodations
– Internet
– Laundry-16 meals/week included.
– Commute dependant on homestay location-Contact for more information
Global Immersions Inc.
PO Box 71
Watertown, MA 02471
globalimmersions.com
(617) 484-4055
– Application fee: $125
(nonrefundable)
– Standard Homestay: $320/week
– Standard Bed & Breakfast: $275/week
– Contact for more information
– Commute dependant on homestay location

**Rates may vary based on availability and season. Contact location directly for current pricing.

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    • 9flats -Less expensive alternative to hotels, privately owned short-term stays
    • Stayawhile – Privately owned short-term rentals available for a 30 days and longer.