Scout is partnering with amazing hotels to offer discount rates!  

All hotels are within walking distance to all Scout has to offer over the weekend! Discounts will be offered through Thursday, October 7, 2022. We suggest you book as soon as possible! 

We look forward to seeing you in October!
Enliven your senses at Aloft Boston Seaport District Hotel

Surrounded by attractions and nightlife of South Boston, Aloft Boston Seaport District is an urban gem in a vibrant travel destination. Immerse yourself in stylish comfort in loft-inspired hotel accommodations with free Wi-Fi, ultra-plush platform beds and sweeping views of South Boston.

Stay moments away from celebrated attractions including the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Lawn On D, Castle Island and the New England Aquarium. Grab-and-go bites from the restaurant and gourmet pantry will fuel your day. After a day of Scout Film Festival activities or city exploration, return to the hotel and indulge at Brazilian Steak House Alma Gaucha, or relax with cocktails and live entertainment at D's Keys Dueling Piano Bar or W XYZ Bar. Celebrate and socialize in versatile event space designed for productive corporate gatherings and unforgettable social affairs With inspiring views, a refreshing salt water pool, pet-friendly accommodations and a fresh, energetic vibe, Aloft Boston Seaport District has everything you need.

CALL +1(888) 236-2427 any time to reserve your room, just mention Scout Film Festival for easy access to your group block.

Explore Boston's Seaport District from this waterfront hotel.

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel invites you to enjoy well-appointed accommodations, modern amenities and a scenic waterfront location in the Seaport District.

When hunger strikes, visit Capiz Lounge, a bar and lounge serving craft cocktails and light bites. Recharge with a swim in our indoor pool or maintain your workout in our 24-hour fitness center. After an eventful day at Scout Film Festival and exploring the Seaport District, relax in hotel rooms and suites that feature marble bathrooms, plush pillowtop mattresses and sweeping views of the harbor. Our hotel on Boston Harbor provides easy access to Logan Airport and the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, plus we're close to other attractions along Boston's historic harbor via water taxi transport. With more than 20,000 square feet of event space, our hotel is an inspired destination for conferences, galas and social events. Come chart your own course at Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

CALL +1(877) 901-6632 to speak directly to a Reservation Sales Agent, just mention Scout Film Festival for the discounted rate.

Additional Lodging Options

For additional lodging options, there are dozens of lodging properties in the Seaport. It's easy to find the perfect spot to meet your needs.

You can also look into local Airbnb Listings in the Seaport neighborhood. There are MANY options to choose from!


If you are flying in, your destination will be Logan International Airport, right across the water from our neighborhood.

Transportation: Public transportation is a great option. You can find all bus, subway options here.

About the Boston Seaport District

We are delighted to have the Boston Seaport District as our festival neighborhood backdrop! The Seaport District is a redeveloped stretch of the South Boston waterfront lined with large, sleek restaurants, bars and hotels. 

The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston and a major public education resource for the region, with more than 1.3 million visitors a year. 

The striking Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston has glass walls overlooking the harbor. Visitors and locals relax at cafe tables on Fan Pier, along the Harborwalk. 

Next to the huge Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the Lawn on D offers concerts and games like bocce and ping-pong.

About Boston, MA, USA

As an internationally renowned hub for higher learning, known for its innovation, artistic and intellectual culture, Boston “is a city built for meeting new people, sharing ideas, and collaboration”. With this spirit in mind, we are excited to make Boston home for our international audience to come together!

Boston is a city of neighborhoods, from Allston to Roxbury, with the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, the North End, The Seaport, and more in between. Each has its own unique character, history, and charm.

Boston is physically a relatively compact city and it is a good walking city. It is relatively easy to walk from one of the neighborhoods all the way to the Boston waterfront on Boston Harbor.

Boston is a thriving center of scientific research. The Boston area's many colleges and universities, notably Harvard and MIT, make it a world leader in higher education, including law, medicine, engineering and business, and the city is considered to be a global pioneer in innovation and entrepreneurship, with nearly 5,000 startups. Boston's economic base also includes finance, professional and business services, biotechnology, information technology and government activities. Households in the city claim the highest average rate of philanthropy in the United States; businesses and institutions rank among the top in the country for environmental sustainability and investment.

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