Downtown living
in a unique student residence

Key Facts

International Guest House
237 Beacon Street
MA 0211

Residence team number: +1 617 566 0298
Residence emergency number: +1 617 418 0024

  • The International Guest House is located on the same road as the Kings Boston school building, just 5 minutes' walk away.
  • It is situated in the stylish Back Bay neighborhood of Boston which is home to cafes, fashion boutiques, art galleries, and the impressive Boston Public Library.
  • Twin rooms are offered fully-furnished, with private bathrooms or shared bathrooms depending on the room.
  • Breakfast and dinner are provided daily and served buffet style in the dining room, with options to suit all diets.
  • Common areas include a study room, TV room, laundry room, and social room.
  • Round the clock security is provided by live-in residential supervisors.
  • The residence is shared with other international students and a great way to meet new friends to explore the city with.

Room type

  • Twin (private/shared bathroom, dependent on room)


  • Half-board (14 meals per week) 

Age range

  • 16+


  • Year-round (please check before confirming booking)

Journey to school

  • 5 minutes (on foot) 

Journey to city centre

  • 25 minutes (on foot)

Room facilities

  • WiFi (included in price)
  • Duvet, bedsheets and pillow provided (changed as required)
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Study desk and chair
  • Closet or dresser
  • Aircon
  • Private/shared bathroom (varies per room)
  • Microwave and refrigerator, or full kitchenette
  • Cleaning: Room cleaning weekly 

Residence facilities

  • WiFi (included in price)
  • Student lounge with TV, sofas, and vending machines
  • Study area with desks
  • Dining hall with fresh meals prepared daily
  • Laundry: on-site, card operated ($2.50 fee for washer/dryer)
  • Cleaning: Communal areas and bathrooms cleaned daily
  • 24/7 residential supervisors
  • Heating included in price

Within walking distance

  • Supermarkets: 5 minutes
  • Cafes/restaurants: 1 minute
  • Shops: 1 minute
  • Gym/sports centre: 5 minutes (available at Fisher College)
  • Bars/clubs: 9 minutes
  • Subway station (Copley Square): 6 minutes
  • Other: 6 minutes' walk to the Boston Public Gardens; 11 minutes’ walk to Boston Common; 15 minutes’ walk to Chinatown

Arrival and departure

  • Check in day: Sunday
  • Check in time: after 2pm
  • Check out day: Saturday
  • Check out time: Before 11am
  • For arrivals outside of these times, please contact the Kings Boston Residence Team in advance to arrange check-in. Please also make sure to contact us with any last-minute changes to travel plans, such as a delayed flight.  


  • On-site hotel staff offer 24/7 security
  • Two keys provided per student (exterior door and bedroom)


  • $200 refundable cash security deposit requested on arrival (returned upon departure)

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team