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Testimonial

Portuguese Researcher at Boston Children's Hospital

I really enjoy[ed] my experience. The family was great and I really recommend this site to help find a homestay program.

Portuguese Researcher - Boston Children's Hospital

Options and Fees

Application Fee SpecialApril 1 - June 30, 2017!  Save $50 per application on any homestay option in 2017. Submit your application and pay the fee by June 30th to receive the $50 discount.  The discount will be applied to the first week of homestay option.  Question, contact us today!  

We offer four options to meet the needs of any visitor to Boston: Standard Homestay, Standard Bed & Breakfast, Executive Homestay and Executive Bed & Breakfast.

Homestay options include the following:

  • A friendly and attentive host or host family
  • Interactions with a host to learn about U.S. culture
  • A fully furnished, clean and comfortable private bedroom with quiet study/work space
  • Linens, towels, bathing and eating areas
  • Self-served continental breakfast (for example: juice, cereal, toast, coffee/tea)
  • Prepared dinner by the host and eaten with the host (Standard/Executive Homestay only)
  • Internet access, laundry facilities, and all utilities
  • Public transportation (subway/bus) within walking distance 

Please choose from one of our four options:

Standard Homestay - USD $320 per week

  • Evening meal prepared by, and shared with, the host
  • Commute time within 40-60 minutes to downtown Boston destinations
  • Internet access

Executive Homestay - USD $410 per week

  • Evening meal prepared by, and shared with, the host
  • Commute time within 30-45 minute to downtown Boston destinations
  • Private bath (if available)
  • Internet access - Wireless

Standard Bed & Breakfast Homestay - USD $275 per week

  • Includes self-served continental breakfast only
  • Commute time within 40-60 minutes to downtown Boston destination
  • Internet access

Executive Bed & Breakfast Homestay - USD $345 per week

  • Includes self-served continental breakfast only
  • Commute time within 30-45 minute to downtown Boston destinations
  • Private bath (if available)
  • Internet access - Wireless

A non-refundable application fee of $125 is due upon submission of homestay application.  The fee is not included in the prices above.  Click here to pay this fee online using Paypal.