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Frequently Asked Questions:
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When should I start looking for Boston student housing?
Starting your search for student housing in Boston early is recommended. The earlier, the better. Also, Casita is there to help you with most of the steps; the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and the proximity to your university.
Are there short-term stays in Boston?
Yes, but you should check the availability of your Boston student accommodation of choice during your desired period. You can also refer to a Casita accommodation expert to help you find accommodation that accepts short-term stays.
How much rent does a student pay for accommodation in Boston?
The average monthly cost for student housing in Boston, specifically an apartment, is around $2,750. Other room types, like en-suite rooms or studios, may cost more depending on the provider.
How do I pay for my student room in Boston?
Payment can be made via net banking or through your debit card. We also have our own payment portal at Casita, where we can assist you with the entire payment process!
Can I pay my Boston student housing accommodation in instalments?
Yes, you can pay your rent in instalments. However, some providers may require you to have a USA guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.
How do I complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with booking your room of choice or offer you alternatives if the room is unavailable for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the "Enquire" button, then fill out the enquiry form you see in front of you.
What should I look for when booking Boston student accommodation?
While searching for student accommodation in Boston, you want to look for places that offer all-inclusive bills, as well as fully-furnished accommodation options, accommodation close to your university of choice, and student homes that have the basic amenities you might need, including Wi-Fi, secure parking, and on-site laundry facilities.
What are the best areas for students to live in Boston?
Boston has a variety of suburbs that are close to its numerous university and college campuses. Students can easily find good and affordable student accommodation in Boston in areas like Brighton Ave, Harvard Ave, Glenville Ave, and Commonwealth Ave.
What different housing types are available for students in Boston?
The types of student accommodation in Boston vary, ranging from PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) to private lets and co-living spaces.
What are the different available room types in Boston?
The available room types in Boston student housings range from single, double, triple, and en-suite rooms. There are also private flats, apartments, self-contained studios, and penthouses.
Can I get a furnished student room in Boston?
Using Casita’s services, you can easily find fully-furnished rooms in Boston that are fitted with the essentials of a bed, a wardrobe, a study area, a desk, a chair, a bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen at affordable prices.
Can I see the property before moving in?
Yes, you can. Almost all Boston student housing options allow students to see the property either through online viewings through Skype or Zoom or through virtual tours of the property so you can take a look at your new home before moving in!
What’s the best mode of transportation in Boston?
When booking student accommodation in Boston, you can get around the city through its various transport links. You either use the train, take the bus, hail a cab, or cycle. However, walking is believed to be the greatest way to get around Boston.
Can only students book with Casita?
Yes, mainly students can book with Casita. Students over the age of 18 can easily find a fitting student accommodation in Boston, while students under the age of 18 can also book with Casita but might require guidance from accommodation experts to find a fitting accommodation.
Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?
While some Boston student apartments may allow for parents or guardians to stay over, every student housing in Boston has its own set of rules and regulations regarding hosting outsiders. We recommend you either check with the provider or contact an accommodation expert to get all the information you need.
Can I stay with a friend at my student housing in Boston?
This mostly depends on the provider and the specific accommodation you choose. In most cases, you can rent an apartment with your friends. You may be charged a small fee to do so, or you can rent a dual occupancy unit.
What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
At Casita, we try our best to find student accommodation that meets all your priorities and preferences. If you happen to not like your accommodation due to any unforeseen or unaccepted circumstances, referring back to the provider is recommended, as cancellation policies vary from one provider to another.