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 of 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
463 Beacon Street Guest House
(617) 536-1302
$70-$170/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
The 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-$260/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
 $28-$125/night
  • Shared and private rooms
  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
Buckingham Apartments
(617) 536-5510
Small Studio: $650-$800/week or $2400-$3000/month

One Bedroom: $950-$1500/week or $3800-$4800/month

2 Bedroom: $4500-$5000/month

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Copley, Green Line B/C/D/E
Copley House
(617) 236-8300
~$115/night
  • Flexible Rental Periods, Single w/ shared bath
  • Walking Distance to NU
  • T-stop: Prudential Center, Green Line E
Furnished Quarters
(617) 236-4908 ext. 1005
~$4,000/month

Minimum stay: 7 days

  • Multiple locations within walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Prudential Center, Green Line E
HI Boston Hostel
(617) 536-9455
$35-$210/night (max stay is 14 nights)
  • Dorm style & private rooms
  • 1.6 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Tufts Medical Center, Orange Line
  • Private bathrooms available
Homewood Suites
(617) 232-1487
~$140/night.
  • Hotel rooms, studios, 1-bedroom suites
  • 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
~$170/night (15% discount for Northeastern affiliates)
  • Hotel rooms, studios, 1-bedroom suites
  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Both Longwood stops on Green Line D and E
  • Suites include kitchenette
  • Has elevator
The Whitney Hotel
(617) 367-1866
Summer Rates:  $126-$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
Single Bed: $89-$109/day

Double Bed: $99-$149/day

  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
Short Term Apartment Rentals Boston
(857) 263 3073
Multiple locations available

 

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

 

Contact Information

Rates**

Amenities

Bayridge
(617) 536-2586
~$1100/month
  •  All female residence
  • 16 meals/week
  • Fresh sheets/towels weekly
  • Internet & Utilities
  • Laundry & gym
  • Walking distance to NU
ESL Townhouse
(857) 350-3556
Shared Twin: $325/week (shared room, shared apt)

Single: $485/week (private room, shared apt)

Private Studio Apt: $760/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
International Fellowship House
(617) 267-0877
$835-$1,010
  • All male residence, mostly shared rooms.
  • Utilities included
  • Coin-op laundry on site
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Cable & Wi-Fi
  • Walking distance to NU
International Guest House
(617) 437-1975Northeastern Contact:
Leslie O’Toole
leslie.otoole@kaplan.com
Landline: +1 (617) 373-7196
 

$450/week
$7,600/semester
$200 refundable security deposit

 

  • Located in Historic Back Bay/Copley Square
  • Shared room/bath
  • 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.

Contact Information

Rates**

Amenities

Our Home Boston
857-302-0151
$800 – $1200 per month rent
  • Fee on confirmation; no charge to look
  • Furnished private rooms
  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen privileges
  • Commute dependent on home-stay location
Boston Homestay, Inc.
(781) 449-9733
Economy: $600-750/4 weeks

Furnished Apartments: $350/week

Bed & Breakfasts: $75/night

  • Private or shared bath
  • Furnished Accommodations
  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • Commute dependent on home-stay location
FLS Housing Standard Homestay: $275/week
  • Private or shared bath- Furnished Accommodations
  • Internet
  • Laundry-16 meals/week included.
  • Commute dependent on home-stay location
  • Application fee: $200
Global Immersions Inc

(617) 484-4055

Standard Homestay: $320/week
Standard Bed & Breakfast: $275/week
  • Application fee: $125 (nonrefundable)
  • Contact for more information
  • Commute dependent on home-stay location

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

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    • FlipKey – Privately owned short-term rentals, mentioned by Travel and Leisure magazine as “top vacation rental site” two years in a row
    • 9flats -Less expensive alternative to hotels, privately owned short-term stays
    • Stayawhile – Privately owned short-term rentals available for a 30 days and longer.
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