Community Resources

Travel and Lodging - Local to Needham, MA

Transportation

BostonSight Preferred Transportation Provider: Needham Taxi & Limo, 1144 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02492 - (617) 939-7499

Contact: Said Mesbahi, owner. Rates: Logan Airport to BFS - $90 each way (this includes tolls and tip) 

MBTA - Public Transportation - General Information

MBTA - Commuter Rail - Needham Line - Board the commuter rail at South Station, Boston, and exit at Needham Heights, which is the last stop.

MBTA - Bus #59 - Needham Junction - Watertown Square via Newtonville - exit the bus at Needham Junction, then take an outbound commuter rail train to Needham Heights, which is the last stop. Exit the train and walk to your right towards West Street. Take a right on West Street towards Hillside Avenue. Turn left on Hillside Avenue and walk to #464 on left. The total distance is 0.3 miles.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car - Good for MASSACHUSETTS ONLY - Negotiated BostonSight rates: $34.99 per day; $179.99 per week; $759.99 per month. Speak to your scheduling coordinator (call 781-726-7337 and ask for Rita (returning patients) or Gillian (new patients)) for the BostonSight promo code, then call Store Manager Jerry Cahalane at (781) 433-7440 to make a reservation. Store location: 27 Westford Street, Needham MA. Advance reservations required to take advantage of negotiated rate

Lodging

Sheraton Hotel - 100 Cabot St., Needham, MA. (781) 444-1110. The Sheraton Needham Hotel is located only 1.5 miles from BostonSight and offers a complimentary roundtrip shuttle to our office. Link Café and Bar is the hotel’s full service restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also offers Starbucks & Grab and Go items in the lobby, Indoor Pool, Jacuzzi and Fitness Center.  The shuttle will also transport guests to area restaurants, shopping, CVS, and the T Station - all within a 3 mile radius of the hotel.

For reservations, please contact 800-325-3535 and ask for the “BostonSight Rate” of $149 which is subject to availability; or click on the following BostonSight reservation link: http://www.sheratonneedham.com/boston-sight. For reservations of 12 nights or more, please contact Lynn Walsh, Business Travel Sales Manager, Sheraton Needham Hotel, at 781-292-3843 to determine if a long term rate is available.

Residence Inn by Marriott - 80 B St. Needham, MA (781) 444-5750. Hotel is 1.6 miles from BostonSight. This hotel features apartment-style suites complete with full kitchens. Free perks include breakfast each morning, weekday social hours, Wi-Fi Internet, and free grocery shopping. Leisure amenities include a fitness center and chemical free indoor heated saltwater pool. A free complimentary shuttle will transport guests to BostonSight for all appointments. Rates vary by season and by length of stay, with a starting rate of $154 (November - March) or $164 (April - October) per night.

Holiday Inn - 55 Ariadne Road, Dedham, MA. (781) 329-1000. Please call to receive special BostonSight rate of $103 per night. Hotel is 6.2 miles from BFS. Hotel offers free shuttle service to and from BostonSight as well as free breakfast. Amenities include an onsite fitness center and an indoor pool, as well as free wireless internet access.

Hospitality Homes - Hospitality Homes provides short-term housing in volunteer host homes and other donated accommodations for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area medical centers for a small suggested donation. Please note: Hospitality Homes requires all patients staying in a host home to be accompanied by another guest. For more information call
1-888-595-4678 or visit www.hosp.org.

Walker Center - 171 Grove Street, Newton, MA. (617) 969- 3919. Please call to receive special BostonSight rate of $70 for one adult, $85 for two adults and $15 per person for each additional guest over the age of 13.  Walker Center is 4.9 miles from BostonSight. Free breakfast is included.

Hotel 140 - 140 Clarendon St., Boston, MA. (617) 585-5440. Rooms offer free internet access, refrigerator, cable tv and more. Hotel is located in the historic Back Bay area of Boston, walking distance from Back Bay commuter rail station (a commuter rail trip from Back Bay station to BostonSight is around 30 minutes each way).

40 Berkeley Hostel - 40 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA (617) 375-2524.  Rates of $40 - $169 per room, per night. All rooms are private and can accommodate up to four people. Breakfast is included, and their building features spacious common areas for relaxing, working and playing.  Hostel is located in the historic Back Bay area of Boston, walking distance from Back Bay commuter rail station (a commuter rail trip from Back Bay station to BostonSight is around 30 minutes each way)

Saint Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church: Operates the Philoxenia House for patients who come to Boston for medical care but do not have a place to stay.  Information is available by contacting the Parish Office at (617) 277-4742.