Every summer more than five thousand students arrive in Cambridge, Massachusetts to study at the Harvard Summer School. Many students enroll in the program, but have a hard time finding accommodations if they’re not able to stay on campus for the entirety of the semester. So, if you’re studying in Boston this summer, we’ve put together a list of 8 Airbnb rentals that will cost you less than $85 per night (many offer weekly and monthly rates as well!). Check them out below.
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8. The Sanctuary near Harvard
A lovely, private room in this two-bedroom house starts at only $29 per night and has everything you could need for a comfortable stay. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor space, laundry, free WiFi, and a spacious living room. Easy access to Harvard, MIT, Downtown Boston and local hotspots.
7. Private Zen Room
This quiet room is situated in an area just five minutes away from the Harvard Business School entrance by foot. You’ll have access to a private bedroom and a shared bathroom. Although this room does not have a kitchen facility, there is a small refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffeemaker available to guests. Nightly rates start at $45 per night and offers a 5% monthly price discount.
6. Studio with Free Parking
Located on the first floor of a new building in Central Square, this private studio apartment is situated in an unbeatable location for just $69 per night. It’s minutes away from iconic historical spots, unique restaurants, and bars. If you’re looking for a place to stay during your time at Harvard Summer school, this studio also includes free street parking, a rarity in the city!
5. Private Studio with Parking
This charming Victorian-style retreat is located near Harvard, Kendall Square, the Charles River, and Fenway Park. Safely situated on the 2nd floor of an apartment building, this condo is a great accommodation for students. You’ll have your own entrance along with access to a fridge, microwave, kettle, ironing board, and private WiFi network. Starting at $80 per night with a 5% weekly discounted rate!
4. Entire Apartment near Harvard
This cozy one-bedroom apartment is conveniently located in Somerville near the T station. Only ten minutes away from Harvard and Downtown Boston. It is also within walking distance to Target and Union Square, where you can find restaurants, grocery stores, and gift shops. Prices start at $75 per night and offers a 5% discount for monthly rates, and 3% for weekly.
3. Private Loft in Historic Doll House
This beautiful home is in a fun neighborhood with a unique porch, stained glass windows, and a bright interior. Also, it is less than a mile away from Harvard, making this is an awesome option for prospective students. Starting at $75 per night, this rental includes a private deck attached to your room where you can take in the gorgeous views of The Pru and Downtown Boston.
2. Elegant 2 Bedroom Apartment
This newly renovated apartment is a ground-level unit on a wonderful residential street close to Harvard Square. You will enjoy staying in this home with a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, two large bedrooms, and a large modern living room. An amazing, comfortable place to stay during your time at Harvard Summer School. Pricing starts at $75 per night with a 10% weekly discount.
1. Private Room in Central Square
Starting at $80 per night, this apartment will be your home away from home. It is situated in a great neighborhood within walking distance to Harvard Summer School, Boston University and Central Square. You’ll stay in a private, comfortable room with access to the kitchen, washer, and dryer. Another bonus, it’s walkable to public transportation!