City of Boston's Guide for Students
What you need to know about moving in Boston provided by Boston.gov.
Learn about Boston's neighborhoods
Boston is a city of diverse and vibrant neighborhoods; Boston.gov is a great place to learn about each one.
What to Do Boston
Provides information on weather, transportation and things to do in Boston.
150 Third Avenue
Charlestown Navy Yard
(800) 495-9622 toll free
Connected to the YMCA – guests may enjoy the heated indoor pool, full work-out equipment, sauna; discounted parking at the MGH Garage for $7.00 per night; located less than one block from the Institute. Rooms have one king or two queen-sized beds; kitchenette available upon request at no additional charge. High-speed wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel. Because the YMCA is a non-profit organization, there is no additional charge for room tax on accommodations.
Green Turtle Floating Bed & Breakfast
Shipyard Quarters Marina, 13th Street
Charlestown Navy Yard
Four blocks from the Institute, and directly on the water, the Green Turtle offers guests two private rooms, each with a queen-size bed, kitchenette and private bathroom en suite. High-speed wireless internet access, flat screen TV with cable and DVD. Continental breakfast delivered to you door each morning. Smoke free, no pets or children allowed. The water taxi picks you up at your front door to take you to Boston or the airport. Free parking.
Other Nearby Hotels
The MBTA water ferry (10-minute trip) provides direct access to the Charlestown Navy Yard from Long Wharf/Aquarium, which is also accessible via the Blue Line, and is a short walk from South Station. Two hotels just steps from the harbor ferry include:
In addition, Massachusetts General Hospital maintains a list of "affordable accommodations" in the vicinity, which is updated periodically. Download the Affordable Accommodations list.
Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf
32-44 Charles River Avenue
(866) 296-2297 toll free
Located 1/2 mile from the Institute on the waterfront, guests can easily walk over the bridge to the North End. An all-suite hotel, suites feature fully equipped kitchens and high-speed, wireless internet. The hotel is smoke-free. Parking onsite for $32.00 per night.
The Institute offers a number of different options for transportation in and out of the Navy Yard.
- Arriving by car
- Inner Harbor Ferry
- Local Motion Shuttle
- MBTA Public Transportation Discount Program
- Parking at the Institute
- Partners Shuttle Service
- Public Bus #93
- Subway/Commuter Rail
- Zipcar Discount Program