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HI Boston
2 out of 5
19 Stuart Street, Boston, MA
The price is CA $262 per night

Located in Theatre District, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cutler Majestic Theatre and Boston Opera House. Boston Common and Boston Public ...

4.3/5Excellent! (782 reviews)

"Great breakfast, friendly manager, lots of space, small library, laundry, TV, downstairs lounge area, close to T and South Station"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

HI Boston
Boston Fenway Inn by FOUND
2 out of 5
12 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $81 per night

Located in Fenway–Kenmore, this hostel is steps away from Berklee College of Music and Kenmore Square. Newbury Street and Hynes Convention Center are also within ...

3.4/5 (468 reviews)

"Good location, only a few minute walk to Fenway Park. Right next to Berklee music college. Staff was friendly and helpful. Parking is difficult to find near the Inn. They do NOT have provided parking so you are on your own. Beware the tickets, could not walk more than a block without seeing them ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2020

Boston Fenway Inn by FOUND
Boston Homestel
1.5 out of 5
36 Moseley St, Boston, MA
The price is CA $150 per night

Located in Dorchester, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of University of Massachusetts Boston, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and Boston ...

3.4/5 (21 reviews)

"The staffs are very friendly and it's a good place for a cheaper night's stay. However, you may not get friendly roommates. I am one of the unfortunate ones. The other guests were so loud even at night that I barely could sleep. I end up sleeping on the couch in the living room, which also became ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Boston Homestel
Trenton Street Homestay
2 out of 5
78 Trenton St, Boston, MA
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Located in East Boston, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of TD Garden, New England Aquarium and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Boston Harbor and Boston Common ...

4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"Such a pleasure. Comfy and well located, and I was smitten by the host. Only wish I could’ve stayed longer. A real gem in East Boston."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Trenton Street Homestay
The King's Bedroom at The Perthshire House
55 Perthshire Rd: Unit B, Boston, MA
The price is CA $57 per night

Located in Brighton, this historic hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Boston College. Brighton Music Hall ...

The King's Bedroom at The Perthshire House
The Sanctuary at The Perthshire House
55 Perthshire Rd, Unit B, Boston, MA
The price is CA $58 per night

This historic hostel is located in Boston (Brighton), close to St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston College and Brighton Music Hall. Local attractions also ...

The Sanctuary at The Perthshire House
The Sunset Room at The Perthshire House
55 Perthshire Rd, Unit B, Boston, MA
The price is CA $53 per night

This historic hostel is located in Boston (Brighton), close to St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston College and Brighton Music Hall. Local attractions also ...

The Sunset Room at The Perthshire House
The Tower Bedroom at The Perthshire House
55 Perthshire Rd, Unit B, Boston, MA
The price is CA $53 per night

Located in Brighton, this historic hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Boston College. Brighton Music Hall ...

The Tower Bedroom at The Perthshire House
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Boston Park Plaza
Boston Park Plaza
4 out of 5
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA
The price is CA $222 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (7,179 reviews)

"The receptionist could have been more friendlier but besides that we enjoyed our stay and we will be back. In the heart of the city for sure. Great location."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Boston Park Plaza
Best Western Plus Waltham Boston
Best Western Plus Waltham Boston
3 out of 5
380 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
The price is CA $90 per night
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
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
4 out of 5
505 Washington Street, Boston, MA
The price is CA $197 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (3,218 reviews)

"The evening staff was very friendly and helpful. There was no valet due to Covid and the evening staff directed us to free street parking which saved us $57. The day manager treated my partner and I like we didn’t belong. He was surprised by my presence when I came down in the morning. I asked him ..."…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

The Godfrey Hotel Boston
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Boston, there are 1247 lodging options here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Boston for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You'll find sporting events, local tours, and more activities to enjoy in this destination.

Hostels in Boston

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking:

HI Boston - Located steps from Tufts Medical Center. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.

Boston Homestel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Boston JFK-UMass Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find lockers and linens in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Boston?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 41° F and nighttime temperatures average 22° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 36° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 39.41 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Boston?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Boston City Hall
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Massachusetts State House
Natural Features
  • Boston Common
  • Boston Public Garden
  • Walden Pond
Cultural Attractions
  • Orpheum Theater
  • Boston Opera House
  • Boston Tea Party Ship

Generally, Boston is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • University life
  • Sports
  • Tours
  • Architecture
  • Theater
  • Skyscrapers

How to Get to Boston and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Government Center Station, State St. Station, and Bowdoin Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Boston North Station, Boston South Station, or Boston-Back Bay Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Boston?
If you’re looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Boston, one of its 8 hostels could be a great option for you. By staying at a hostel you can spend less on accommodations and use more of your budget for fun things to do during your trip. You’ll find sporting events, local tours, and more activities to enjoy in this destination.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Boston?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: Boston Fenway Inn by FOUND - Located steps from Berklee College of Music. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as an elevator. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens. Boston Homestel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Boston JFK-UMass Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers and linens. HI Boston - Located steps from Tufts Medical Center. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. Trenton Street Homestay - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Airport Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and barbecue grills. Rooms come with towels, hair dryers, and desks. The Sanctuary (Room 3) at The Perthshire House. - Property features include air conditioning. You’ll find towels, showers, and hair dryers in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Boston?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 33°F. Average annual rainfall for Boston is 44 inches.
What is there to see and do in Boston?
In general, Boston is known for its historical sites, museums, and college atmosphere. Major attractions include Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston Opera House, and Boston Common. Get out into nature with places like Boston Public Garden, Revere Beach, and Nantasket Beach. Cultural attractions include Boston Children’s Museum, Museum of Science, and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
What's the best way to get around Boston?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away. An alternative is Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base), situated 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Government Center Station, State St. Station, and Bowdoin Station. To explore more of the area, catch a train at Boston North Station, Boston South Station, or Boston-Back Bay Station.

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