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364 Apartments for rent in Back Bay, Boston, MA

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30 Dalton
30 Dalton St
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$3,365
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,989
1182 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$10,000
2362 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 09:39 PM
1-3 bedroom apartments available in centrally located complex, near I-90, Highway 9, Boston Common, Fenway Park and Green Line MBTA stops. In-unit laundry and air conditioning. Parking available.
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4 Units Available
Boylston Crossing
829 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,495
326 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,995
850 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 06:52 PM
Looking for an apartment in Boston, MA? Welcome to a new way of life in Boylston Crossing. Our spacious one and two bedroom apartments are perfectly located close to everything you need and everything you love.
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St. Botolph
179 Saint Botolph Street
Boston, MA
Studio
$1,795
234 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated September 27 at 06:39 PM
“This classic Back Bay brownstone, located on a quiet tree lined street next to the Prudential and Boston Symphony Hall, offers easy access to some of the best that Boston has to offer.
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2 Units Available
St. Botolph Street
150 Saint Botolph St
Boston, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,600
513 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,550
932 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 06:03 PM
Within walking distance to Northeastern University and Boston Medical Center. Also close to Fenway Park and Back Bay area attractions. Residents enjoy easy access to multiple MBTA railway lines and bus stops.
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28 Units Available
Garrison Square
32 Garrison St
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,345
787 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,495
1023 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,855
1367 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 01:00 PM
A luxury community in trendy Back Bay. On-site amenities include a rooftop lounge, intimate courtyard gardens and elegant lobby amenities. Apartments feature satin wood flooring, wood-burning fireplaces and a high-end kitchen.
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41 Units Available
Avalon Exeter
77 Exeter St
Boston, MA
Studio
$2,605
485 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,311
799 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,200
1359 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 12:08 PM
Pet-friendly studios and 1-3 bedroom apartments near Charles River Basin in Boston, MA. Luxury homes in 28-story tower with easy access to Mass Pike, transit, shopping and dining. Modern kitchens.
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42 Units Available
Avalon at Prudential Center
780 Boylston St
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,845
742 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,510
1305 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 12:08 PM
Studios and 1-2 bedroom apartments located in the Back Bay. Apartments have great views from their balconies, plus features like granite counters and hardwood floors. Just a block from the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
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36 Units Available
AVA Back Bay
790 Boylston St
Boston, MA
Studio
$2,625
568 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,755
789 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,245
1226 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 12:08 PM
Spacious layouts with beautiful wood flooring, energy efficient windows and ample storage. 24-hour fitness center. Heat, water and air conditioning included. Pet- friendly and eco-friendly living with on-site recycling.
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3 Units Available
49 Gloucester
49 Gloucester Street
Boston, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,250
460 sqft
Last updated August 21 at 02:14 PM
Built in 1899, this 3,270 square-foot, three-story, mixed-use building is located in the heart of the Back Bay district. The first floor is occupied by Boston Proper Real Estate, and the upper floors contain multiple residential units.
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25 Units Available
28 Exeter at Newbury
28 Exeter St
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,900
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,050
845 sqft
Last updated September 15 at 07:18 PM
Enter one of Bostons best Back Bay luxury apartment complexes in the form of 28 Exeter at Newbury.
1 Unit Available
408 Beacon Street
408 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
3 Bedrooms
$13,500
2250 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:49 PM
408 Beacon Street Apt #1, Boston, MA 02115 - 3 BR 3 BA Apartment. Listing uploaded and marketed by Alpha Wurie, Hillway Realty, (857) 204-6623. Available from: 09/27/2020. No pets allowed.
1 Unit Available
330 Beacon Street
330 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
Studio
$2,499
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 27 at 08:49 PM
330 Beacon Street Apt #26C1, Boston, MA 02116 - 0 BR 1 BA Apartment. Listing uploaded and marketed by Sveta Vakhitova, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential, (617) 818-0801. Available from: 09/18/2020. No pets allowed.
1 Unit Available
198 Marlborough Street
198 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA
2 Bedrooms
$4,000
1474 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:49 PM
198 Marlborough Street Apt #0, Boston, MA 02116 - 2 BR 2 BA Apartment. Listing uploaded and marketed by Moira Vittengl, Coldwell Banker, (617) 501-6491. Available from: 09/17/2020. Pets: Cats, Small dogs, Large dogs allowed.
1 Unit Available
503 Beacon Street
503 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,650
600 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:49 PM
503 Beacon Street Apt #5, Boston, MA 02215 - 1 BR 1 BA Apartment. Listing uploaded and marketed by Andy Ruskowski, Red Tree Real Estate, (508) 887-2863. Available from: 09/17/2020. Pets: allowed.
1 Unit Available
1 Huntington Ave.
1 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,995
810 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 27 at 08:32 PM
AVAILABLE NOW: Trinity Place - boutique luxury residences in the heart of the Back Bay and the Copley Square neighborhood.
1 Unit Available
8 Garrison St.
8 Garrison Street
Boston, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,700
523 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:32 PM
Available Now: FURNISHED rental at Garrison Hall - prime metro-urban location in the heart of Back Bay! Classic charm meets contemporary design inside this fabulous 4th-floor unit, featuring polished hardwood floors throughout, wall-mounted flat
1 Unit Available
483 Beacon St Unit 91
483 Beacon St
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,990
765 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
Freshly painted! New and refinished hardwood floors. Breathtaking views of the Boston skyline, treetops, and Charles River await you in this bright and sunny two bedroom home with three exposures.
1 Unit Available
354 Beacon St Unit 1
354 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
Studio
$1,700
440 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
Good sized studio on the sunny side of Beacon St. in the heart of Back Bay. Modern kitchen and bath with full tub. Hardwood floors throughout and decorative fireplace. Walk to the Esplanade, Public Garden, Boston Common, Newbury St.
1 Unit Available
203 Saint Botolph Street Unit 02
203 Saint Botolph Street
Boston, MA
2 Bedrooms
$3,500
1110 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
Spacious and charming parlor level two bedroom with private outdoor space in an unbeatable location! Enter into the living room where bay windows along with 11 foot ceilings allow ample natural light.
1 Unit Available
360 Newbury
360 Newbury Street
Boston, MA
2 Bedrooms
$9,000
1850 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
Looking for that luxury lifestyle in the heart of THE desired Back Bay? Look no further, the penthouse at 360 Newbury St has it all! From the moment you walk into the building you are pleasantly greeted by the doorman offering security 24hrs a day.
1 Unit Available
49 Massachusetts Ave
49 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
800 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
One month's free rent and no fee!! This sunny two bedroom, front facing apartment located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
1 Unit Available
47 Massachusetts Ave
47 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,800
500 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 08:31 PM
Free one month's rent and no fee! Available now, freshly painted, 1 bedroom front facing apartment located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
1 Unit Available
235 Beacon St #10
235 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
Studio
$2,200
419 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated September 27 at 08:12 PM
Available 09/01! Beautiful sunny penthouse studio in Back Bay. This south facing studio featuring hardwood floors & common laundry. Newer kitchen with granite counter tops, dishwasher, & stainless steel appliances.
1 Unit Available
362-366 Commonwealth Ave.
362-366 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
2 Bedrooms
$3,200
815 sqft
Last updated September 27 at 03:14 PM
Terms: One year lease
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Renting in Back Bay, Boston, MA

Boston's most iconic neighborhood is home to sites like the Public Garden, where tree-lined streets envelop residents in a blanket of green space in the city. At just two miles from downtown Boston, Back Bay offers a walkable neighborhood where everything is at your fingertips from history to shopping.

It's hard to believe the area of Back Bay was once a swamp up until the 1800s. After the city grew overcrowded, poor immigrants from Ireland and beyond moved into the area. It wasn't long before Boston's elite realized the potential of the area and the cozy enclave it offered from the rest of the city.

After a brief exodus to the suburbs, locals came back to Back Bay, MA, to stay. The area is now built-up with coffee shops, bars, restaurants, elite shopping, and everything you could need against a stunning backdrop of colorful tulips and tree-lined streets. It’s hard to find a bad street in Back Bay to live on, however, you will pay higher prices near Boston Public Garden. Find your own apartment in Back Bay to live a fantasy scene right out of a movie where historic townhouses reign.

Renting in Back Bay, Boston, MA

Boston's most iconic neighborhood is home to sites like the Public Garden, where tree-lined streets envelop residents in a blanket of green space in the city. At just two miles from downtown Boston, Back Bay offers a walkable neighborhood where everything is at your fingertips from history to shopping.

It's hard to believe the area of Back Bay was once a swamp up until the 1800s. After the city grew overcrowded, poor immigrants from Ireland and beyond moved into the area. It wasn't long before Boston's elite realized the potential of the area and the cozy enclave it offered from the rest of the city.

After a brief exodus to the suburbs, locals came back to Back Bay, MA, to stay. The area is now built-up with coffee shops, bars, restaurants, elite shopping, and everything you could need against a stunning backdrop of colorful tulips and tree-lined streets. It’s hard to find a bad street in Back Bay to live on, however, you will pay higher prices near Boston Public Garden. Find your own apartment in Back Bay to live a fantasy scene right out of a movie where historic townhouses reign.

Transportation

Driving in Back Bay

Driving along Commonwealth Avenue takes you through the thick of the neighborhood and to Boston Public Garden. You can also hop on I-90 in Back Bay and sail over the Charles River to Memorial Drive and Massachusetts of Institute of Technology. Expect traffic anywhere you drive in Boston, but Back Bay is so stunning you might not mind the wait.

It is possible to find street parking in Back Bay, however, it will likely be a constant battle of beating the meters and moving your car for weekly street cleaning. Parking garages and monthly spots are less common but are possible to find in some areas of Back Bay. Although winters are harsh around Boston, Back Bay is a gorgeous place to take a walk and get everywhere you need to go, making it easy to forgo a car altogether.

Back Bay Public Transportation

Getting around by foot or public transportation is easy when you live in Back Bay. Hop on the Green Line to get to Symphony Hall, Hynes Convention Center, Copley Square, and other stops. The Orange Line also cruises along Massachusetts Avenue stretch just past the neighborhood boundaries for a quick commute. A commuter line is also available to areas like Providence. Ridesharing options are also available around Boston, like Lyft and Uber, as well as taxis.

Finding an apartment in Back Bay, Boston is competitive, where newcomers are looking for their own slice of this iconic Boston neighborhood. Bring along your apartment paperwork and deposit to move quickly on the best deals and get ready to live in the middle of Boston's rich history and beauty.

Transportation

Driving in Back Bay

Driving along Commonwealth Avenue takes you through the thick of the neighborhood and to Boston Public Garden. You can also hop on I-90 in Back Bay and sail over the Charles River to Memorial Drive and Massachusetts of Institute of Technology. Expect traffic anywhere you drive in Boston, but Back Bay is so stunning you might not mind the wait.

It is possible to find street parking in Back Bay, however, it will likely be a constant battle of beating the meters and moving your car for weekly street cleaning. Parking garages and monthly spots are less common but are possible to find in some areas of Back Bay. Although winters are harsh around Boston, Back Bay is a gorgeous place to take a walk and get everywhere you need to go, making it easy to forgo a car altogether.

Back Bay Public Transportation

Getting around by foot or public transportation is easy when you live in Back Bay. Hop on the Green Line to get to Symphony Hall, Hynes Convention Center, Copley Square, and other stops. The Orange Line also cruises along Massachusetts Avenue stretch just past the neighborhood boundaries for a quick commute. A commuter line is also available to areas like Providence. Ridesharing options are also available around Boston, like Lyft and Uber, as well as taxis.

Finding an apartment in Back Bay, Boston is competitive, where newcomers are looking for their own slice of this iconic Boston neighborhood. Bring along your apartment paperwork and deposit to move quickly on the best deals and get ready to live in the middle of Boston's rich history and beauty.

Demographics

Living in Back Bay, MA comes with a monied reputation where rents are notoriously high. Although the neighborhood is a desirable and pricey place to live, the apartment rents in Back Bay aren't much different from nearby communities.

If you love the idea of Back Bay, take a look at the charming brownstones where students from nearby Boston University, Northwestern, and other universities are called neighbors. You'll also find young professionals with an impressive salary and well-heeled retirees settling in to enjoy Back Bay living. More locals looking for Back Bay living are also looking into nearby Fenway and the South End area to find more options in their dream city.

Demographics

Living in Back Bay, MA comes with a monied reputation where rents are notoriously high. Although the neighborhood is a desirable and pricey place to live, the apartment rents in Back Bay aren't much different from nearby communities.

If you love the idea of Back Bay, take a look at the charming brownstones where students from nearby Boston University, Northwestern, and other universities are called neighbors. You'll also find young professionals with an impressive salary and well-heeled retirees settling in to enjoy Back Bay living. More locals looking for Back Bay living are also looking into nearby Fenway and the South End area to find more options in their dream city.

Top Tourist Attractions

Some of Boston's top tourist attractions are found scattered throughout Back Bay, making it a playground for locals and tourists alike. Head to Copley Square to see the 1800s National Historic Landmark of Trinity Church. The square is also a perfect spot to relax on a weekend afternoon, where there's always something happening from informational exhibits to performances.

Back Bay is also home to the Boston Public Library, the first free, large municipal library in the United States. There's more to delight your artist endeavors at the Museum of Fine Arts with works from Claude Monet, a dedicated Arts of Islamic Cultures Gallery, ancient coins, and arts and crafts of America, among others.

Newbury Street is the place to find designer boutiques, art galleries, and cafes for a day of shopping and catching up with friends. You could spend the day just soaking up Newbury Street and spilling into the rest of Back Bay, so make time to connect with the neighborhood and get to know your new home.

Top Tourist Attractions

Some of Boston's top tourist attractions are found scattered throughout Back Bay, making it a playground for locals and tourists alike. Head to Copley Square to see the 1800s National Historic Landmark of Trinity Church. The square is also a perfect spot to relax on a weekend afternoon, where there's always something happening from informational exhibits to performances.

Back Bay is also home to the Boston Public Library, the first free, large municipal library in the United States. There's more to delight your artist endeavors at the Museum of Fine Arts with works from Claude Monet, a dedicated Arts of Islamic Cultures Gallery, ancient coins, and arts and crafts of America, among others.

Newbury Street is the place to find designer boutiques, art galleries, and cafes for a day of shopping and catching up with friends. You could spend the day just soaking up Newbury Street and spilling into the rest of Back Bay, so make time to connect with the neighborhood and get to know your new home.

Parks and Recreation

Beyond the rich history, Copley Square also offers an expanse of green space for a lazy morning coffee and chatting with neighbors. However, Boston Public Garden isn't just a park in Back Bay, it's a premier Victorian-era garden that draws scores of international visitors every year. Swan Boats glide along the lagoon, and resident swans and ducks come by to graze on stray bread crumbs.

During springtime, a carpet of vibrant tulips dazzles residents relieved to shed the wintery Boston days. Kids and grown-ups alike love the golden "Make Way for Ducklings" statues from the popular children's book. On Mother's Day, toddlers dress up as ducks and march in the Duckling Day parade.

Just beyond Boston Public Garden lies Boston Common that encroaches into downtown. As the oldest public park in the country, Boston Common was established in 1634 and the start of the historic Freedom Trail. When visitors come to see your new life in Back Bay, take them on a Freedom Trail tour that winds through Boston Common to learn more about the history of the city.

Parks and Recreation

Beyond the rich history, Copley Square also offers an expanse of green space for a lazy morning coffee and chatting with neighbors. However, Boston Public Garden isn't just a park in Back Bay, it's a premier Victorian-era garden that draws scores of international visitors every year. Swan Boats glide along the lagoon, and resident swans and ducks come by to graze on stray bread crumbs.

During springtime, a carpet of vibrant tulips dazzles residents relieved to shed the wintery Boston days. Kids and grown-ups alike love the golden "Make Way for Ducklings" statues from the popular children's book. On Mother's Day, toddlers dress up as ducks and march in the Duckling Day parade.

Just beyond Boston Public Garden lies Boston Common that encroaches into downtown. As the oldest public park in the country, Boston Common was established in 1634 and the start of the historic Freedom Trail. When visitors come to see your new life in Back Bay, take them on a Freedom Trail tour that winds through Boston Common to learn more about the history of the city.