University move-in week in Boston is an exciting time that can be stressful as well. We’re conveniently located near many of the cities universities and colleges including Suffolk University, Emerson College, Boston University, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music and Tufts. Our Back to School Special at the Boxer gives you 10% off of our Best Available Rate on stays from August 24 to September 9! It’s perfect if you want to use Boxer as your home base as you move-in as well as explore all that the city of Boston has to offer.
Need to pick up a few last minute items for the big dorm-room move-in day? Below is our handy guide to where you can find the closest Target, Staples, Best Buy and other stores a helpful resource that will help you put the final touches on your dorm room!
Target (2.2 mi)
180 Somerville Ave.
Best Buy (3.3 mi)
401 Park Drive
Staples (0.6 mi)
1 Washington Mall
Spend a bit of quality time with Mom & Dad before they drop you off at school, we recommend exploring the North End where you can pick up tasty cannoli to share with your new roommates. Our favorites include Modern Pastry (267 Hanover Street) and Mike’s Pastry (300 Hanover Street.) Head to Beacon Hill and pick-up some of the latest fall duds to make a major back to school impression. We love the womenswear at Crush boutique (131 Charles St.) and the hip men’s apparel at Uncle Pete’s (119 Charles St.). If you really want to make a design statement in your dorm room, head to the South End, which has long been a haven of hip interior design stores. We love Patch NYC (46 Waltham St) and Michelle Willey (8 Union Park).