Where to stay around Dorchester, Boston?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,549 vacation rentals near Dorchester. From 915 Condos/Apartments to 801 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dorchester for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dorchester?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dorchester:

  • West Street / River Street: 17 vacation rentals
  • West Codman Hill / West Lower Mills: 15 vacation rentals
  • Mid-Cambridge: 91 vacation rentals
  • Prudential / St. Botolph: 418 vacation rentals
  • South Boston: 1,299 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Dorchester?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dorchester. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boston JFK-UMass Station: 2,732 vacation rentals
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 2,718 vacation rentals
  • John F. Kennedy Library and Museum: 2,708 vacation rentals
  • Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum: 2,649 vacation rentals
  • University of Massachusetts Boston: 2,702 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dorchester listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Dorchester?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 915 Condos/Apartments in Dorchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dorchester include:

  • Studios: 801 rentals available
  • Hotels: 519 rentals available
  • Houses: 57 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dorchester?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 308 vacation rentals with pool available in Dorchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Why people love visiting friendly Dorchester

    Enjoy the museums and other features of Dorchester. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, university setting and local tours. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Convention and Exhibition Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

    Activities and attractions in and around Dorchester

    Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Dorchester a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • New England Aquarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Franklin Park Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
    • F1 Boston (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Artisans Asylum (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Rockland Golf Course (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Dorchester

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dorchester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Boston Public Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Boston Common (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Columbus Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Wollaston Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • Arnold Arboretum (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Castle Island (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)