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Greater Boston Hotel Rates for Boston Marathon Weekend

For obvious reasons, a lot more people than usual want to be here for the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21. That has led to a run on hotel rooms region-wide, making it that much more difficult to find an affordable place to stay in an area where that's difficult under normal circumstances. So! To help things along, our pals at Hotels.com have provided us the average nightly rates for a variety of hotels for a variety of locales for the big weekend.

Keep in mind the dates of marathon weekend: Friday, April 18, to Monday, April 21 (this encompasses Easter as well). In Boston overall, the nightly rates are averaging the following:

Friday-Monday
Hotel Average – $397
3-star Avg. – $348
4-star Avg. – $471
5-star Avg. – $895

Saturday-Monday
Hotel Average – $410
3-star Avg. – $359
4-star Avg. – $515
5-star Avg. – $895

Sunday-Monday
Hotel Average – $347
3-star Avg. – $343
4-star Avg. – $516
5-star Avg. – $680
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In Back Bay in particular:

Friday-Monday
Hotel Average – $507
3-star Avg. – $481
4-star Avg. – $521
5-star Avg. – $895

Saturday-Monday
Hotel Average – $587
3-star Avg. – $570
4-star Avg. – $584
5-star Avg. – $895

Sunday-Monday
Hotel Average – $598
3-star Avg. – $635
4-star Avg. – $655
5-star Avg. – $680
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Here are the average rates in Framingham:

Friday-Monday
Hotel Average – $155
3-star Avg. – $168
4-star Avg. – $258

Saturday-Monday
Hotel Average – $161
3-star Avg. – $176
4-star Avg. – $277

Sunday-Monday
Hotel Average – $176
3-star Avg. – $189
4-star Avg. – $285
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And here's Newton:

Friday-Monday
Hotel Average – $322
3-star Avg. – $289
4-star Avg. – $456

Saturday-Monday
Hotel Average – $347
3-star Avg. – $316
4-star Avg. – $459

Sunday-Monday
Hotel Average – $379
3-star Avg. – $361
4-star Avg. – $497

Also, Hotels.com tells us that Boston nabes such as the West End ($353/night) and the South Boston waterfront ($396/night) are offering three-night stays beginning on April 18 for an average rate starting under $400. Hotels in Cambridge and the Southie waterfront are also offering one-night stays for that Sunday evening starting at $399 and $499, respectively. Good luck.
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