Rental Listings

Temporary Lodging

Lodging at Tufts

Tufts University Residential Life and Learning Office does not offer short term housing to students that are not taking summer courses at Tufts. You may contact the Tufts Summer Conference Bureau for short-term stays or conference arrangements. Please visit their website or call (617) 627-3568.

Hotels and Inns
Please be aware that the listed rates may vary by season and are subject to change.

Name Descriptions Contact Info Rates
140 Clarendon
Boston Area
furnished apartments for temporary or permanent rent (rates include a/c and heating) (617) 585-5447 $300/wk, minimum 4 week stay - permanent residency also available

Residence Inn by Marriott
6 Cambridge Center, Cambridge

Daily, weekly and monthly lease! Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet. Complimentary evening social hour! (617) 349-0700 or
email Diana Schmitz
A Cambridge House Inn
Davis/Porter Square, Cambridge
Free parking, breakfast and wi-fi; friendly front. Voted by Tufts parents and faculties. (800) 232-9989 or
(617) 491-6300
$99 to $$189night depending on the season; special discounts available, weekly rates $600
A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square
Short Term Stay at Harvard (2 month) (617) 547-7851 $87 - $197 depending on the season.
Hyatt Place
  (781) 395-8500 vary (ask for Tufts rate)
Bunker Hill Bed & Breakfast
  (617) 241-8067
Comfort Inn Boston/Woburn Off Interstate 93 - Exit #36, 14 Hill Street in Woburn. Rates for daytime and overnight stays or group rates for any special occasions, with free deluxe continental breakfast, high speed internet, and 24 hours fitness center. (781) 933-5363
Four Points Sheraton Woburn Newly renovated full-service hotel. Complimentary shuttle to Tufts. Must request the "Tufts Rate."  (781) 935-8160 or
email Kara Duffy
$89/night (Tufts Rate)
Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Burlington
5 Wheeler Road
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 781-272-8800 ext 7506
Fax: 781-221-4605
(781) 272-8800 or
email Yvette Fontanilla
$89 per night (Tufts Rate). Rates are for Students, Families, and Staff of Tufts University. *mention code: "TUFTS" to receive the special rate
Howard Johnson Hotel
1271 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 267-8300 Rooms from $150/night
Hyatt Summerfield Suites
Hyatt Summerfield Suites is an all-suite hotel that offers its guests more of the comforts found at home, including a full kitchen, free high-speed Internet, complimentary breakfasts, Evening Social Hours and more. Offer temporary housing. (781) 290-0026 see website
Irving House at Harvard
Irving House offers both hotel and long term (weekly and monthly) accommodations. Irving House has already been accommodating various Tufts visitors through bookings made by several offices. All guests have been very pleased with our houses. (617) 547-4600 see website
Meacham Manor
52 Meacham Rd. Somerville, MA 02144 (617) 623-3985 $75-140/day for single or double, 7th day free (Tufts special $50/night)
Morrison House Bed and Breakfast
Breakfast and use of computer included with rate. 2 minute walk from Davis Square T stop. (617) 627-9670 $75-$140/day for single; $105-$155 for double
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf

44 Charles River Ave Boston, MA 02129

Seasonal Rates. Complimentary Daily Hot Breakfast Buffet. Complimentary Evening Social Hour Monday - Thursday. Complimentary High Speed And Wireless Internet Access. (617) 242-9000 or
email Jamie Carroll
Scholar Bed & Breakfast
3 guest rooms with private baths at $100 - $165 near Harvard Square (888) 486-6018 or
Willoughby House
19 Willoughby Street, Somerville, MA 02143 (617) 776-7206 $65-115/night; 7th night free

Other Accommodations
Please be aware that the listed rates may vary by season and are subject to change.

Name Descriptions Contact Info Rates
American Youth Hostel Hostelling International Boston or Hostelling International New England (617) 536-9455 or
(617) 718-7990
$27.99-44.99/day ($3/day extra for nonmembers)
Arlington 2 bedroom/1 bath fully furnished flat on the top floor of a two-family in Arlington on Massachusetts Avenue west of Pleasant Street. Ten minute drive from Tufts/on Mass. Ave. bus lines. Completely renovated 2 years ago. Living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, W/D, microwave, stove, refrigerator with filtered water and icemaker, dishwasher, disposal, porch and deck, off-street parking for up to 2 cars, hardwood floors, A/C. Utilities (electricity, heat, cable, local phone, DSL line) included. Newer furnishings. All linens and fully stocked kitchen utensils and cookware. Computer and printer/scanner/copier/fax, VCR, DVD and (2) TV's. Availability subject to existing bookings. Call Theresa at (858) 336-6670 or email $150 per night; $1000 per week; $2500 per month.

Fully refundable security deposit depends on length of stay, not to exceed $1,000.


"Located in the heart of Back Bay Boston, Bayridge offers graduate and undergraduate women a unique opportunity to live with women from all over the world with diverse academic backgrounds, in an environment which fosters intellectual, spiritual and professional development."

(617) 536-2586 or email hosting program; see site for information
CAJ House

The CAJ House is a ten unit apartment building located in the heart of South End of Boston. We offer short term, fully-furnished studio apartments with a four week minimum stay. We cater to graduate students, teachers and professors, and professionals (no undergrads, please). We are nestled away in a beautiful, quiet, and sought after part of Boston. Close to everything you need, the CAJ House is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and public transportation. Limited parking is available for those with vehicles for an extra charge. Beginning March 1st, 2008, we will be opening our newest guest house on Tremont St. also in the South End. We will be offering short term, furnished studio apartments in a newly renovated building.

(617) 803-4279 ranging in price from $390 to $500/week based on a four week minimum stay (all utilities included).
The Governor Brackett House- An American Bed & Breakfast Offering long term accommodations (one month minimum stay - nightly rates also available), conveniently located in Arlington. ( 781) 483-3900 accommodations with shared bath $950/mo. Rooms with private bath at discounted B&B rates for long term stays.
Global Immersions
  (617) 484-4055 hosting program; see site for information
Re-Creation Accommodation
(website) offers well-appointed smoke-free short-term furnished studios & apartments. Access by 128, MBTA and local transport. (978) 282-4546 $69-169/day or from $595/month
J.E. Realty
Fully furnished and accessorized short-term, no fee. Studio, 1 bedroom, & 2 bedroom apartments. (781) 894-3150 $1400-1800/month
Somerville Fully furnished rooms short or long-term, in lovely, safe, comfortable, quiet, historic single-family home, just a 2-3 minute walk to the Davis Square, Somerville MBTA subway stop. Singles only, please. No smoking. Full bath plus half-bath shared occasionally with one guest. Telephone in room. Domestic calls are free (calling card needed only for international calls). Use of washer/dryer. Very light cooking only for which a microwave and rice cooker, etc are provided. Utilities and wireless Internet access included. Everything is provided except food. No hidden costs. No fees. No lease. No security deposit. Just minutes to Tufts University and vibrant Davis Square for restaurants, shops, theatres and Minuteman Bike Path. House was built around 1895. Winner of a 2004 Somerville Historic Preservation Commission award. (617) 625-9642
Short-term rate: $85/night, $75/night after first 10 nights (minimum stay is 3 nights).
Long-term rate: weekly rate $445/wk. for 2-3-month stays; $985/month for single room for over 3-month stays; $1100/month
for 2-room suite w/ kitchenette and private bath (available for over 4-month stays only).
YMCA of Greater Boston
  (617) 927-8040 Daily Rates  $46-96 (1-4 people) Youth Hostel Rate (w/ I.D.) $40-60
YWCA Boston Single furnished room with private bath available in the newly restored, historic YWCA. All rooms wired for high speed internet and cable. Short and long term stays available. Weekly linen service included in rent. On site amenities include: laundry, cafe, Lyric Stage, and 24 hour front desk coverage. Located adjacent to Back Bay station and 3 minutes to Copley Square. Email Cindy Walling or Colleen Houseman at Short term stays are available at $400/week plus a 12.45% lodging tax. Long term stays are also available at $1325/month. Minimum stay of 6 weeks.


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