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Furnished Boston Rentals Boston For Parents Attending Graduation

As spring ushers in graduation season, families with loved ones in Boston‘s universities seek accommodations for the celebratory weekend. Whether you’re here for Northeastern University, BU, BC, Harvard, MIT, Berklee, or other graduations, Thatch offers charming, fully furnished vacation rentals near these prestigious institutions. Our accommodations are designed to enhance your graduation experience, offering both comfort and value. Read on to discover the variety of furnished vacation rental options available for parents and families attending graduation in the Boston area.

South Boston, W. Broadway Street – Apt. #401

Thatch on Broadway presents our most economical option for families on a budget. These centrally located apartments feature a private queen bedroom and a pull-out sofa. They comfortably accommodate groups of up to four people, making them ideal for families graduating in Boston.

Beacon Hill, Charles Street – 3 Bedroom Apt. #1

Our Beacon Hill apartment is a perfect fit for families with a larger entourage. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex boasts a full eat-in kitchen and a spacious living room. The in-unit laundry is convenient for those traveling with a large family. With its ample space and amenities, this apartment is an excellent choice for families attending graduation in Boston.

Back Bay, Newbury Street – Apt. 6

This Thatch Apartel (apartment-hotel) is the perfect place for up to four people. You’ll find more space than you would in a traditional hotel, with an open-plan kitchen and living room with a breakfast bar. In addition, the living room has a queen sleeper, which allows up to four people to stay in this apartment.

Celebrate With Your Family

Graduation weekend for Northeastern University, BU, BC, Harvard, MIT, Berklee, or other higher education institutions is worth the comfort and space to enjoy with your family in a furnished vacation rental in Boston. Thatch is your best option for families traveling to the Boston area for a graduation. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

Great Vacation Rentals Near The Boston Marathon Route

One of the premier events in Boston every year is the Boston Marathon. It’s one of the oldest marathons in the world, and the event usually takes place on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday in April. It’s one of the six World Marathon Majors, including Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. All this is to say that the Boston Marathon is a big deal. Whether you are participating in the Boston Marathon or plan to congratulate someone on the route to the finish line, you will need a place that fits your needs while you are in Boston. Thatch has some of the best places for those traveling to Boston in a group or if you are planning to run the Boston Marathon with a small group. Here is what you need to know about the Boston Marathon and some ideal vacation rentals near the marathon route.

What Is The Boston Marathon?

The Boston Marathon is an annual race in Boston, Massachusetts. The first marathon was in 1897, following the rival of the marathon race in the 1896 Summer Olympics. As of 2024, the marathon is 126 years old.

Where Does The Marathon Start and How Long Is It?

It begins in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Typically, the marathon starts around noon. The average finishing time is usually between three-and-a-half to four hours long. The Boston Marathon race is 26 miles or 385 yards or 42.195 km.

Where To Stay During Boston Marathon Weekend

Depending on the size of your running group, Thatch has something for you. We offer apartments, hotels, and even hostel hybrids (Quarters) options for our guests. Here are some ideas to get you started on your search:

Thatch On Newbury

The properties we offer on Newbury Street are closest to the marathon route. Most of these rentals are perfect for groups of four. When you aren’t cheering on your friend, you’ll find plenty of shopping and dining options steps away. 

Thatch On Charles

The rental units in the heart of historic Beacon Hill along Charles Street are near the Boston Marathon finish line. This is an ideal place for those wanting an authentic Boston experience while you are here for the marathon. The area is lined with great shops and restaurants with a lot of history to immerse yourself in. Our selection of rentals includes studios, cozy one-bedroom apartments, and a one-of-a-kind three-bedroom duplex.

Stay With Us And Cross The Finish Line

Experiencing the Boston Marathon in person near the route is a great way to experience Boston’s culture. It all begins when you book directly with Thatch. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for winter housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

Ideal Vacation Rentals In Boston For Your Wedding

Are you having a wedding, family reunion, or another group event in the Boston area and need a place to stay for your guests? Look no further than the beautiful properties that Thatch has to offer! When it comes to Boston weddings, specifically, we have a variety of vacation rentals that can accommodate a family of any size. Furthermore, Boston is among the most dynamic and exciting cities to host weddings. There is no shortage of spacious venues, delicious food from caterers, and thrilling attractions to visit when you aren’t occupied with wedding duties. Many of these Boston attractions are easily accessible from vacation rentals through Thatch. Continue reading for some suggestions for where to stay for your upcoming wedding. Any property is available for group bookings and full book-outs. Please call us at 857-263-3073 to discuss discounted rates for your group.

Back Bay, Newbury Street

If you are looking for a smaller apartment for you and your partner or friends, then Back Bay, Newbury Street – Apt. 2 is an excellent place to start. It has an open-plan kitchen and living room with a breakfast bar and great natural light. One parking space is available for rent behind the building, which must be reserved beforehand. 

Cambridge, Prentiss House – King Suite

Our suites in Cambridge’s Prentiss House are some of our nicest rentals. While Prentiss House operates with a limited staff, providing a more personal touch, please note that we do not offer food and beverage services or daily room cleaning.We invite you to relish the charm of our ideal location, perfect for accommodating around four guests. Make yourself at home and unwind in our cozy lounge by the fireplace in the main lobby.

Beacon Hill, Charles Street Apartment

Those who need more space for their family and want to be closer to the heart of Boston should check out Beacon Hill, Charles Street – 3 Bedroom Apt. #1. It’s the crown jewel of Thatch’s apartment and hotel portfolio, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a full eat-in kitchen for more than six people, and complimentary in-unit laundry.

Say “I Do” In Boston

Ensure that you and your guests are set up to participate in the best wedding ever in Boston. You can do that by booking directly with Thatch for unrivaled vacation rentals in Boston. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for winter housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

Visit The Snowport, Celtics, Bruins This Winter In Boston

When the weather starts to cool down, that can mean it’s the beginning of the Boston holiday market season, like the all-new Snowport in the bustling Seaport neighborhood, and the Bruins and Celtics seasons will be in full swing. And of course, the usual holiday happenings will be going on in Copley Square, the North End, and more. Winter in Boston a busy and exciting time for those visiting. There is something for everyone when visiting near the end of the year. This includes excellent lodging from Thatch. We have spacious vacation rentals and boutique hotels near great shopping and more in the Boston area. Come to Boston for a Celtics or Bruins game, or visit the Snowport this year.

What To Know About Boston’s Christmas Markets

In November and December, you will start to see several holiday markets pop up around the city. These markets are an ideal place to find a gift or spend time soaking up the holiday and winter charm. This is a beautiful thing to do in Boston with your family and children. 

Some of the more popular markets include Snowport. This is a European style that runs from November until the end of the year in Boston’s Seaport. There are more than 100 booths selling arts, crafts, seasonal treats, beer, and more from more than 15 food vendors. If you go, seek out the tree market, a holiday-themed bar, and the Mistletoe Arch.

The biggest market during the holiday season is the SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday Market. The market runs from Nov. 24 – Dec. 17, located in Boston’s South End. More than 100 vendors gather here, and be sure to take your children to the outdoor winter wonderland at night to see the Trail of Lights and visit the many food trucks.

What To Know About The Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics have been the city’s NBA team since the 1940s. The NBA season starts near the end of October and ends in April. They play home games in TD Garden, or “The Garden.” Even if you miss a game while you are in the city, it’s worth it to see the arena up close and revel in the team’s storied history.

What To Know About The Boston Bruins

From basketball to hockey, Boston has been home to the Bruins since the 1920s. It’s the third-oldest team in the NHL. They also play games in TD Garden, known as “The Garden. The NHL season starts in early October and ends in early April.

Visit Boston This Winter

Check out the Snowport or sit yourself down for a Celtics or Bruins game next time you visit Boston in winter. When you do, make sure that you book directly with Thatch. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for winter housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

What To Know About The Head Of The Charles Regatta

There is always something interesting happening in the Boston area. This is why it is such an exciting place to visit for a vacation. During the fall, the Head of the Charles Regatta is a timeless tradition in the Boston area. A great way to experience the city and this unique rowing event is by renting a vacation rental through Thatch. Here is what you need to know about Head of the Charles Regatta before you visit Boston.

What Is The Head of the Charles Regatta?

The Head of the Charles Regatta is a rowing head race. The event takes place three days at the end of October every year. In 2023, the event will take place from Oct. 20-22. The event has taken place in Boston since 1965. According to the event website, the event “attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators.” This is the largest three-day regatta in the world.

Where Does The Race Take Place?

The Head of the Charles Regatta location is on the Charles River. This is the river that separates Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

What Is The Best Place To See The Races?

Luckily, there are more than a few spots to see the rowers. You can try to find a spot at the famous Start Line at Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse or the Finish Line at Herter Park. Other good places are River Street Bridge, FALS Bar, Eliot Bridge Enclosure at Hospitality Row, Weld Exhibition at Riverbend Park, Weeks Footbridge, and many more.

What Types Of Events Occur At The Head of the Charles Regatta?

Several races take place over the three days. In total, there are 61 events. Some of the most talked about events during the weekend include both men and women competing in the Championship 4s, Championship 8s, and Championship sculling events (singles and doubles).

See The Top Rowers From Around The Globe

The Head of the Charles Regatta is a special event where you have the rare opportunity to see some of the best rowers worldwide compete in Boston. Join the city in the event by staying with Thatch. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for summer housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

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