Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It’s also the capital and largest city in Massachusetts.
Despite the high cost of living in the area, there are deals to be had when visiting. We researched more than 160 hotels in Boston—using price, amenities, location and reviews—to bring you the best budget-friendly options in the city.
From $159/ night
This unique hotel is situated on a corner lot in Kenmore Square, and is a short, two-minute walk from Fenway Park. Though the hotel is historic—it was built in 1897—it is in close proximity of modern restaurants, museums and attractions. Amenities include free wifi, HBO, ipod docking stations, large windows, a guest laundry room, and business and fitness centers. An on-site restaurant, Fenmore American Bistro, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
From $103/ night
If you are visiting Boston for its theatre scene, this is the hotel for you. Several renowned theatres are just a short walk from your room. Located two blocks away from Boston Common, the property is also convenient to many restaurants and attractions, as well as the Public Garden. Amenities are limited—it’s all about the location—but all guests have access to free wifi, cable television and in-room coffee makers. A continental breakfast buffet is included in the price.
From $199/ night
Located in Boston’s lively Back Bay neighborhood, this property is within a 15-minute walk to the Charles River and Boston Common. Fenway Park, Copley Square and TD Garden sports arena are all less than one kilometer away. Amenities include free wifi, a fitness center, work desks and marble bathrooms. A hot buffet breakfast is included in the price.
From $125/ night
This property is situated near the waterfront in Boston’s Charlestown Navy Yard. A partnership with the local YMCA means guests can enjoy a world-class fitness center that includes group exercise and yoga classes, an indoor pool and sauna. Complimentary shuttle buses will whisk you there, or even downtown for some shopping and sightseeing. All rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves coffee/tea makers and free wifi.
From $109/ night
Whether you are visiting downtown Boston for business or pleasure, this hotel is one of the city’s best affordable lodging options. It’s located just minutes away from The Prudential Center, Copley Place and the Hynes Convention Center, as well as many of the city’s best shops and restaurants. It also has an outdoor swimming pool and in in-house beauty salon and well-behaved four-legged children are welcomed with special treats.