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.

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
The Farrington Inn
(617) 787-1860
  • 3 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Packard’s Corner, Green Line B
  • Private bath available
Anthony’s Town House
(617) 566-3972
  • 1.5 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Hawes St, Green Line C
Beacon Inn
(617) 566-0088
  • Studio Apartments & luxury two bedroom apartments
  • 1.5 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Hawes St, Green Line C
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
Cambria – South Boston

(617) 752-6681

Copley House
(617) 236-8300
  • Flexible Rental Periods, Single w/ shared bath
  • Walking Distance to NU
  • T-stop: Prudential Center, Green Line E
EnVision Hotel Boston – Longwood

(617) 383-5229



  • Flyer with Details
  • T-stop: Back of the Hill, Green Line E
  • Reduced Northeastern rates are available for students, faculty, visiting speakers and guests.
Furnished Quarters
(617) 236-4908 ext. 1005

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 – Brookline/Longwood Medical
(617) 232-1487
  • 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
Hyatt Regency Boston
(617) 422-5541
  • Hotel rooms, studios, 1-bedroom suites
  • 1.5 miles from NU
  • T-stop: Downtown Crossing on Orange Line, Park Street on Green Line
  • 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
(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
Samuel Sewall Inn

(617) 713-0123 or [email protected]

Discounted Northeastern Rates:

September/October: $149 per night + tax.

November to March: $109 per night plus tax

  • Rates include complimentary breakfast and wifi
  • T-Stop: Longwood on Greenline D Train or St. Paul on Greenline C Train
STARS (Short Term Apartment Rental Solutions) of Boston

(617) 855-9576

Studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms available

Average cost: $90/night

Call directly for best rates and availability

  • Multiple locations within walking distance or T-ride to NU
  • Fully furnished and utilities included in rates
The Upton Boston Average cost: $150/night. Daily, weekly, and monthly rates.


  • Full apartments available (studio and 1 bedroom)
  • Includes kitchen, wifi, hulu/netflix, shared w/d.


Contact Information



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
FOUND Study Boston Fenway


[email protected]

 Please call for current rates.

Studio Single: $900/month

  • Furnished rooms
  • Shared and private rooms
  • Flexible lease terms
  • Walking distance to NU
  • T-stop: Hynes Convention Center, Green Line B/C/D
International Fellowship House
(617) 267-0877
  • 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
Contact: Sanaa Souri, 617-437-1975, [email protected]

$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



Our Home Boston
$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.

    • Airbnb – Privately owned short-term rentals, some rent by the night, the week, or the month – hundreds of cities across the world, including Boston.
    • 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



Disclaimer: Off Campus Housing and Support Services provides information to Northeastern University students, faculty and staff members solely as a courtesy. Northeastern does not endorse any of the housing options listed. Northeastern University accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of housing listings with the office. Contact with persons listed herein must be conducted independently and at your own risk.  The university does not screen, recommend, vouch for, or take responsibility for the condition or safety of housing arrangements made by students.