Discovering Boston’s Best Budget Hotels

Melanie Lee

February 6, 2024

Traveling to Boston doesn't have to break the bank, thanks to a selection of budget-friendly hotels that blend comfort with affordability. Here's a look at five hotels where you can stay without sacrificing quality or location—we've gathered stays you can enjoy for under $150 a night on select weekends (something of a steal in a city with some pretty lavish stays). For travelers eager to explore Boston, these hotels offer the perfect blend of affordability and style, ensuring a memorable stay in one of America's most historic cities.

Budget Stays in Boston

citizenM Boston North Station

Situated right next to the bustling North Station, citizenM Boston North Station offers a tech-savvy, modern experience at a reasonable price. Rooms are compact but well-appointed, featuring ultra-comfortable beds, powerful rain showers, and tablet-controlled ambiance. Ideal for the connected traveler, this hotel is a prime choice for those looking to explore the city without overspending.

citizenM Boston North Station (©Andrea Davis)

citizenM Boston North Station (©Andrea Davis)

Yotel Boston

Located in the Seaport District, Yotel Boston draws inspiration from luxury air travel, delivering smartly designed cabins that maximize space. Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city, along with super-fast Wi-Fi and self-service check-in kiosks for a smooth and efficient stay.

YOTEL Boston (©Andrea Davis)

YOTEL Boston (©Andrea Davis)

Moxy Boston Downtown

Moxy Boston Downtown stands as a vibrant and stylish option for budget-conscious travelers who don't want to skimp on the fun. Located in the dynamic Theatre District, Moxy lures with its eclectic design and social-first approach. The rooms, though compact, are smartly designed with floor-to-ceiling windows and chic furnishings. With a lively bar that doubles as the check-in area and communal spaces designed to encourage interaction, the Moxy is a playful retreat in the heart of the city.

(Courtesy Moxy Boston Downtown)

(Courtesy Moxy Boston Downtown)

Found Hotel Boston Common

Found Hotel Boston Common elevates the budget hotel experience with its boutique approach. Nestled in the Theater District, it provides guests with easy access to some of the city's top attractions. The hotel offers a mix of private and shared rooms, catering to solo travelers and groups alike, all while maintaining a cozy and chic ambiance.

Found Hotel Boston Common (Courtesy Emilee M Yelp)

Found Hotel Boston Common (Courtesy Emilee M Yelp)

The Revolution Hotel

The Revolution Hotel pays homage to Boston's rich history with art and design that reflects the city's storied past. Located in the South End, this hotel is a hub for creativity and innovation, offering co-working spaces and a variety of room types, including those with shared bathrooms, to keep costs low without skimping on style.

The Revolution Hotel (Courtesy Melissa C Yelp)

The Revolution Hotel (Courtesy Melissa C Yelp)