Some schools provide an overnight stay in the dorms, but many do not. We have listed some hotels and motels convenient to metro area schools. Make your college visits productive and enjoyable as you and your family shop for the right school.
Greater Boston Hotels and Motels
Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel Cambridge Hotel

Situated on the banks of the Charles River, this exquisite luxury hotel in Boston invites you to settle into the premier Cambridge Massachusetts accommodations and experience the city at its best. Discover the many shops, museums and historic sights located nearby.

All 400 guest rooms and suites of this Boston luxury hotel feature a full array of first-class amenities, as well as breathtaking views of the Charles River, historic Cambridge or the city skyline.

Best Western Boston, Boston, MA
This popular, affordable hotel features a health club, full-service restaurant, parking and Galleria with more than 20 shops and places to eat. It is accesible to numerous museums and downtown is a short cab ride away. The Best Western, Inn at Longwood Medical is within walking distance to Simmons College, Northeastern University, Massachusetts College of Art, Lesley College, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Wheelock College and Harvard Medical School.
For reservations call: (617) 731-4700
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The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA
The Colonnade, located in Back Bay, faces the Prudentail Center and is close to Copley Place. Boston Commons, Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall. There are 280 rooms and suites, a rooftop, outdoor pool, 24 hour room service and garage parking which is important in Boston. This hotel is within easy walking distance to Northeastern University.
For reservations call: (617) 424-7000
Doubletree Guest Suites, Boston, MA
This 15-story hotel, just off Storrow Drive, overlooking the Charles River is convenient to visiting both Boston and Cambridge colleges and universities including MIT and Harvard University. There are 300 suites consisting of a living room with refrigerator and sofa bed, bedroom with with king and bathroom along wit indoor pool recreation room and Scullers Jazz Club.
For reservations call: (617) 783-0090
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA
This hotel has been an elegant landmark since opening in 1912. Close to Beacon Hill and the boutiques of Newbury Street, the Fairmont Copley Plaza is steps away from Beacon Hill and Suffolk University.
For reservations call: (617) 491-3600
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, MA
Overlooking the Charles River, the Sonesta offers views of Beacon Hill and it's next door to the Museum of Sciences and Cambridge Galleria. The hotel displays an impressive collection of modern art and includes a family excursion package with boat rides and free bicycles. You can bike to MIT or ride the subway to Harvard Square.
For reservations call: (617) 491-3600