Explore History and Culture

Joslin Diabetes Center is located in the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts. An epicenter for science and healthcare, Longwood is also a short distance from the city's best restaurants and biggest attractions. If you have time during your stay at Joslin, consider exploring Boston's history and culture. 

To help guide you, we've put together a website where patients, family members, and other Joslin visitors can book local hotels at discounted prices. Each of these lodging options have been reviewed and recommended by our team, so you can be sure you are booking comfortable, convenient lodging. Our team can also recommend local restaurants and attractions, including kid-friendly things to do.




Courtyard by MarriottCoolidge CornerBrookline, MA

Seasonal/Medical Rate Range: $235 upon availability

Complimentary shuttle service to and from Clinic. New Bistro serving breakfast and dinner. Complimentary wireless internet. Heated indoor pool; updated Fitness center. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. Parking $28/night.

Eliot Hotel370 Commonwealth AvenueBoston, MA 02215800.44.Eliot (35468)

Medical Rate: $275Please ask for medical rate and mention Joslin upon arrival

Boston's luxury suite hotel, located in a park-like setting on Commonwealth Avenue. Conde Nast Traveler's 2005 Gold List Reserve. In historic Back Bay. Fine dining at the Eliot's Clio restaurant. Easily accessible by cab or public transit. Less than 1 mile from Clinic.

Fairmont Copley Plaza138 St. James St.Boston, MA 02116


Seasonal/Medical Hospital  rate from $239 to #379,  inquire about Fairmont Gold and President's Club

AAA Four Diamond Fairmont is located in the Back Bay on historic Copley Square approximately 1 mile from Joslin. Fine dining in the Oak LongBar+Kitchen.  Quintessential Boston! Near shops and galleries.

The Verb Hotel1271 Boylston St.Boston, MA 02215



Please use HOSP code when booking and get 15% off best available rate.

Music-Inspired Rooms. Vinyl Library. Valet Parking. Smoke-Free. Pet Friendly. In-Room Turntable. Same-Day Laundry Services. Amenities: Free WiFi, Complimentary Breakfast, Wake-Up Service, Seasonal Outdoor Pool

The Inn at Brookline1200 Beacon StreetBrookline, MA 02446


Inn at Brookline booking link for Joslin Diabetes Center


Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Clinic.  Minutes to downtown via public transit; near restaurants, shops, and boutiques; complimentary wireless high-speed Internet; Joslin parking rate $25

Homewood Suites by Hilton111 Boylston St.Brookline, MA 02445



Please ask for Medical Rate when booking. Seasonal rate: $129 to $329 From our front door, it's just minutes to many world-class hospitals including Joslin Diabetes Center.  During your stay, enjoy daily free hot breakfast and a full in-suite kitchen.

Hospitality Programprogram [at] hosp.org (program[at]hosp[dot]org)


Providing free or low-cost housing in volunteer host homes Locations vary according to host families.

Inn at Longwood342 Longwood AvenueBoston, MA 02115


Medical/Joslin Rate: $189-269 upon availability

Requires documentation of the appointment

Located across the street from Joslin. Full-service 3-star hotel; Onsite parking; complimentary high-speed Internet. Full-service restaurant with gluten-free and healthy choices. In-room coffee/tea. Suites are also available.

Residence Inn Marriott
Boston Back Bay - Fenway
125 Brookline AvenueBoston, MA 02215


Medical Rate: 10% off our best available unrestricted rate

Studio Suites with fully equipped kitchens. 1/2 mile from Kenmore and Fenway T stations. Indoor swimming pool and exercise room. Less than a 15-minute walk to Joslin.

Residence Inn Marriott
Boston Harbor
34-44 Charles RiverBoston, MA 02129


Medical Seasonal Rate: $$209-$299 upon availability

1/2 mile from North Station; spectacular views of Boston harbor; Studio, 1+2 bedroom suites; suites with fully applianced kitchens; indoor pool, spa and exercise room; complimentary hot breakfast; complimentary high speed and wireless Internet. Complimentary shuttle service from Navy Yard to Longwood Medical Area

Studio Allston1234 Soldier’s Field Rd.Boston, MA 02135



Please enter HOSP on www.hotelstudioallston.com or ask for hospital rate The Studio Allston Hotel is a boutique hospitality experience inspired by Boston's eclectic creative community. We are not just a hotel, we are an art gallery, with over 117-variations of unique in-room art and public spaces that were expertly curated by talented artists. Come stay with us and experience life Outside The Frame.

Taj Boston Hotel15 Arlington StreetBoston, MA


Please request Preferred Harvard Rate:

Medical Seasonal Rate: $239-359 upon availability

CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS: November 1, 2019 to April 1, 2020

The crown jewel of Boston hotel, the Taj is in the heart of it all. Approx. 1.5 miles from Clinic, the hotel overlooks the charming Public Garden and sits at the corner of Arlington and fashionable Newbury Street; fine dining; courtesy car to Clinic upon availability.

Westin Copley PlaceTen Huntington AvenueBoston, MA 02116


Please request Hospital rate:

Seasonal rate: $229 - $289

Conveniently located about 1-mile from Joslin; near Amtrak, subway and commuter rail; fine dining in the hotel

enVision Hotel81 South Huntington AvenueBoston, MA


.Please ask for Joslin Medical Rate: 20% off the best available rate


Complimentary Uber to and from the Clinic. New boutique hotel located less than 1 mile from Joslin. Complimentary wireless Internet, fitness center.

*Services and rates subject to changeUpdated: Summer 2019

Your Local Guide

Whether you're traveling from near or far, during your stay, we hope you can take some time to enjoy Joslin's unique neighborhood.

Discount Lodging

There are many affordable and comfortable lodging options near Joslin Diabetes Center. Plus, many of these hotels offer discounts to the patients, family members, and visitors of Joslin.

Places to Eat

Just around the corner from Joslin, there are several dining options, and many of them offer healthier choices. Your doctor will talk with you about your nutrition plan - and guide you in the right direction.

Things to Do

Boston is one of the nation's oldest cities - and it's worth exploring. It offers a unique cultural experience, complete with historical sites and art and science museums. Explore things to do by going to the City of Boston's guide.

To make an adult care appointment, call 617-309-2400 or make an appointment online.