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1st timers to Boston… where to stay? B&B advice?

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1st timers to Boston… where to stay? B&B advice?

My husband and I will be in Boston in May for a conference I am attending. We are spending one extra night to take in a Red Sox game, so I need to find accommodations for that night - Friday, May 16. Something seems to be going on in Boston that weekend because I am finding MANY places that are booked. I thought it would be fun/romantic to stay in an old historic building, like a bed and breakfast. Can anyone recommend a place with easy access to/from Fenway Park or easy access to the airport? I figured we could take a cab from the game or to the airport but I think it would be ideal if we could just hop on the light rail. All advice welcome! :)

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1. Re: 1st timers to Boston… where to stay? B&B advice?

May is a busy time of year with college graduations and such. Just read other posts concerning places to stay. - and do so soon.

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Hi Kristen - May is college graduation season and the city is packed on weekends with graduates and their families. However, booking.com has the Omni Parker House, which is an historic old Boston hotel for $269 for your date for a deluxe double. From there, you can walk a few blocks to the Park St. T stop and take a B, C or D train to Kenmore for the game. You can also walk to the State St stop on the Blue Line to go to the airport.

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That is THE BUSIEST weekend of the month with at least 11colleges graduating between the 17th and the 19th, including some biggies such as Boston College and Boston university.


Hotels.com has the same Parker house deal as well as Sheraton Back Bay for the same price.

Another option you might want to try is bidding on priceline for a 4 star airport hotel. There are only 2 4-star hotels there. Both are good and you can make it work although it is not as easy as downtown, it isn't horrible either

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