Hotels in Porter Square, Massachusetts

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Porter Square overview

Porter Square is special for its historical sites, museums, and theaters, and known for its monuments and college atmosphere. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Copley Place and Faneuil Hall Marketplace to shop. Harvard Square and Boston University are popular places to visit. Porter Square is a business-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Porter Square

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Porter Square is the place to go. There are 394 hotels in the Porter Square area and you can shop as many as 117 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 40 2-star hotels with an average price of $68 per night
  • • 182 3-star hotels with an average price of $105 per night
  • • 130 4-star hotels with an average price of $130 per night
  • • 15 5-star hotels with an average price of $199 per night

How to get to Porter Square

Fly in to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 5.4 mi (8.6 km) from downtown Porter Square. Porter Square Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Porter Square

Museums and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Somerville Museum
  • • Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
  • • Semitic Museum
  • • Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
If you're interested in historical sites or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Memorial Hall
  • • Longfellows National Historic Site
  • • Prospect Hill Monument
  • • Uncle Sam Memorial Statue
  • • John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Cambridgeside Galleria
  • • The Shops at Prudential Center
  • • Copley Place
  • • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • • Square One Mall
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Harvard Law School
  • • Harvard Science Center
  • • Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • • Harvard University
  • • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Harvard Square
  • • Boston University
  • • Fenway Park
  • • Hynes Convention Center
  • • TD Garden

When to visit Porter Square

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 22°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.9 inches
  • • April-June: 10.9 inches
  • • July-September: 10.2 inches
  • • October-December: 11.7 inches