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Top tips for finding Boston hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Boston, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Boston in January and February.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Boston if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Boston accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Boston for 14 days.
To stay near Harvard University, book a hotel in Cambridge. Hotel Veritas and The Charles Hotel are both excellent options, while Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT puts guests in close proximity to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
High-end accommodation are the norm in Downtown Boston. Hotels such as The Ritz-Carlton Boston are a short walk from the city’s most famous parks -- Boston Common and Boston Public Gardens.
Home to Trinity Church, the Boston Library, and the John Hancock Tower, Copley Square is a good home base for your visit to Boston. Nearby hotels, Copley Square Hotel and The Lenox Hotel Boston are housed in historical buildings.
Old school diners and Irish pubs characterize South Boston, a residential area where guests can enjoy a more immersive stay at hotels like Aloft Boston Seaport District and Element Boston Seaport District.
Boston’s Financial District, Government Center, and Downtown Crossing districts converge in the heart of the city. A stay here is likely to involve top-end prices at posh hotels such as the Ames Boston Hotel.
For budget options, take advantage of Boston’s excellent T subway system and book a hotel in one of the neighbourhoods outside the city center such as Brookline. Somerville is great for guests visiting the colleges and universities of Cambridge.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Boston
Yes. Guests who would like to stay near the airport, without having to travel across the harbour into the city will find Hilton Boston Logan Airport is connected directly to the airport by a covered sky bridge. Other nearby options include Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor and Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston at Logan Airport.
Boston is a compact city well linked by the T subway system. Government Center and the nearby waterfront are home to some of Boston’s most historic attractions such as Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, but baseball fans will want to stay near Kenmore Square. Home to Fenway Park, this neighbourhood features hotels catering to various budgets.
Visitors staying near South Boston can easily access one of the city’s closest beaches, Carson Beach. Situated 1.5 mi north of the beach, Element Boston Seaport and Aloft Boston Seaport are both good options. Directly west of the beach, Dorchester offers a couple good options, including Holiday Inn Express Boston.
For views of Boston Harbor, Boston Marriott Long Wharf near the New England Aquarium is a harbourside hotel with lovely views. A little further south, The Boston Harbor Hotel offers impressive 5-star luxury accommodation with views of the city and waterfront, while the Seaport Boston Hotel offers a stylish option for mid-range budgets with views across the bay.
Just down the street from the Boston Children’s Museum, Hotel Yotel Boston is an excellent choice that even appeals to budget travellers. Those seeking high-end accommodation will enjoy Marriott Vacation Club Pulse at Custom House where suites include full kitchenettes and separate living and sleeping areas.
Hotels in Brighton, Charlestown, and near French Library & Cultural Center have the most searches on KAYAK.
Travellers who like staying near French Library & Cultural Center recommend Revere Hotel Boston Common, Fairmont Copley Plaza and Boston Park Plaza.
In the last 3 days, double rooms in Boston have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as R1 310. On average, the price for a double room is R5 980.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Boston. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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