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TEFL Boston - CELTA Accommodation Options

We are continuously working with local accommodation providers to give you the best possible options for your course. If what you see here doesn't exactly suit your needs, then please give us a call or email us at info@teachinghouse.com and we'll help you find the best option for your budget. 


Our homestay option is a bedroom at a home in the Boston area. The host may be a part of a family, a couple, or a single individual. Homestay hosts have different interests and careers and no two homestays are identical. Our staff visit every homestay we offer and interview every host.   


Homestays are ideal for CELTA trainees looking for an affordable accommodation option in a friendly, family environment. Often sharing with international students with a live-in host, homestays are not commercial "b'n'b" type accommodation. When considering a homestay host, we always make sure that the location is accessible via public transportation and no more then 50 minutes away from our school.
What to expect from homestay:
•Your own private room                                 
•Furnished with a bed
•Desk or study area
•Access to shared kitchen and bathroom
•Closet space or drawers
• Reasonable public transportation commute to our school
Rates: $330 per week for half board (breakfast and dinner).
*Please inquire at boston@ohcenglish.com about homestay availability; not all options are available all the time and could be subject to change. A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee is be added to all bookings.



The most convenient option for the discerning and frugal traveler, the beautiful Constitution Inn YMCA is well located and has everything you could need for the duration of the course.
Each room contains a kitchenette as well as all the necessary amenities. All guests are also given access to the gym, fitness classes, and indoor swimming pool.
The commute to the Teaching House Boston Center is about 20 minutes. The fastest way by public transportation is to take the F4 ferry boat from the Charlestown Navy Yard to Long Wharf. You can then walk from the drop off point near the acquarium to the center in about 5 minutes.
Availability does depend on season, so make sure to contact us at least a month in advance to guarantee we can meet your requests.
Amenities for Each Room Include
•Individual heating and air conditioning
•Recently updated furnishings
•Coffee/tea maker
•Hair dryer
•Irons/ironing boards
•Cable TV
•Telephone with data-port (with free local calling!)
• Complimentary wireless internet
•Alarm clocks
•  Full bathroom facilities

$2,395 for 4 weeks off-peak (November-March) $3,195 for 4 weeks peak (April-October) for single room with ensuite.
A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee will be added to all bookings.



Main properties are located in the historic "Back Bay" of Boston. Back Bay is one of the finest neighborhoods with all major attractions in just a short walking distance including Newbury Street, one of the most famous shopping locations in Boston.
Amenities for Each Room Include:
 •Fully furnished rooms including towels and bed linen
 •Semi of full Kitchens
 •Private or shared bathrooms
 •Dining hall that serves breakfast and dinner
 •Unlimited local phone
 •Laundry facilities
 •Common areas with cable television, lounge areas and piano.
 •Weekly cleaning service
The prices are as following:

•Single Room with breakfast and dinner: $725 per week
•Shared Room with breakfast and dinner: $445 per week

*Please note that the price does not include a $200 refundable deposit for the room and key. A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee is be added to all bookings.



Summer is peak tourist season in Boston, and while there are many sublets and university housing options, hotel rooms during this time are extremely expensive. Each summer we work with local providers to offer some more affordable options.



Summer housing accommodations at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design are available in two of the campus residence halls - the Artists' Residence and the Tree House. Both buildings offer comfortable, convenient, and affordable summer housing options. Their residence halls are minutes from downtown shopping, restaurants, historical locations and entertainment an ideal place to enjoy Boston.

The Artists' Residence is a 9-story residence hall with apartment style units located a short walking distance to both the Longwood and Museum of Fine Arts T stops. The apartments house between 2 to 5 people in a variety of floor plans from studios to 4 bedrooms. Each of the fully furnished apartments has a fully applianced kitchen (no microwaves or cooking items), bathroom and living room.

For the Artists' Residence, the weekly rate for single occupancy bedroom is $415

The Tree House is a 20-story residence hall with suite style units located a short walking distance to both the Longwood and Museum of Fine Arts T stops and just steps from the Artists' Residence. The suites house between 2 to 5 people, with a limited number of single occupancy bedrooms within a shared suite. Each suite is fully furnished and contains a bathroom for the residents. A community kitchen and game room is located on the 3rd floor for all building residents to use.

The weekly rate for a single occupancy bedroom in the Tree House is $415. For both buildings, double occupancy rates are also available. Please ask about these rates when you contact us.

Provided amenities in both buildings include: full air conditioning, 24-hour courtesy desk and secured access, high-speed internet service (wireless as well as Ethernet ports in the rooms), and cable television connections. Televisions are not provided, however guests are welcome to bring their own. Additionally, they are able to offer linen rental (bedding and towels) for an additional fee of $15 per set.

Summer housing is operational from June 1-July 31
Please contact us at boston@ohcenglish.com or +1 617 939 9318 to check availability of our accommodation options.