Visiting Boston

New England's largest city, Boston is home to more than 600,000 people as well as numerous colleges, universities, cultural attractions and professional sports organizations.

If you are visiting Boston, either as a patient or to visit a patient, the following links will help you plan your trip. If you are traveling from outside of the United States, please contact the Mass General International Patient Center for additional assistance.

Travel to Boston

Getting Around Boston


For family members and friends, there are a variety of options near the hospital to stay overnight. The Liberty Hotel and the Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill are adjacent to the Mass General campus. For more information about hotel accommodations, we suggest you use or another similar travel web site. Please note that Mass General does not endorse or recommend any particular travel web site.

For more affordable options, please see our overnight accommodations list. The list is also available by calling the Social Service department at 617-726-2643 or visiting the Blum Patient and Family Learning Center in the White Building in the first floor lobby of the hospital.

Patients receiving treatment for cancer and their families can request community lodging and transportation information from our Oncology Resource Specialist at 617-724-0295, or pick up an overnight accommodations list at either of the Cancer Resource Rooms on Cox 1 or Yawkey 8.

City Attractions

The New England Region