From its historical attractions to its exciting nightlife, there are plenty of activities for everyone in Boston. In addition, you’ll find impressive museums, iconic historic landmarks including the Freedom Trail, and beautiful parks throughout the city. For those looking for entertainment, the vibrant theatre district offers an array of shows and performances. Boston also boasts some of the best restaurants in America and a funky arts scene filled with local creativity. Its lively atmosphere makes it one of the most popular cities in the U.S., so don’t miss out on all it has to offer. These Boston hotels put you right in the middle of it all.
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Efficiency is the motto of this 272-room, laid-back hotel located near TD Garden. You’ll encounter all the standard hotel essentials like a bar, a 24-hour gym, and a 24-hour business center, in addition to cleverly devised, modern and bright guestrooms with an intentional “small-yet-smart” design. Stop into the onsite restaurant, canteenM, which is decorated with white tiled walls and embellishments of metallic tones evoking a sense of friendly edginess to try some of the menu’s international cuisine — or take advantage of one of the on-site coworking spaces to get some work done while visiting. CitizenM Hotel Boston emphasizes its commitment to sustainability, using only LED light bulbs and eco-friendly cleaning products in the rooms and offering guests eco-friendly toiletries. You can even adjust your room’s lights or blinds or browse the TV channels and control the room’s temperature right from your phone with the futuristic CitizenM app.
Old money meets modern, upscale travel culture at the 312-room Langham, Boston — an iconic 5-star property that was recently revamped but still pays homage to its landmark status history. The building this hotel is set in was originally the Federal Reserve Bank, but today proudly ushers in a new era of contemporary hospitality. Inside, you’ll feel like you’re exploring a palace with the building’s marble entryways, gold-leaf ceilings, and historic artwork adorning the walls. Outside, soak up the sunshine on the property’s terrace — or relax in the on-site sauna. Dive into some Italian cuisine or brunch at one of the property’s two restaurants, or grab a drink at the bar. There’s also a 24-hour gym, an indoor pool, and above-the-top amenities in the rooms, like a pillow menu with luxurious hypoallergenic bedding.
Perched near Copley Square, close to landmarks like Fenway Park and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, this retro but trendy 93-room music-themed boutique hotel offers everything you need to enjoy a perfectly cosmopolitan feeling escape. This property dates back to the 1950s, but through time has transformed to offer you contemporary comforts while still paying homage to its iconic personality. Spend time lounging at the poolside bar, terrace, or garden. Dine at the on-site Japanese restaurant, Hojoko. Don’t miss this hotel’s newest concept, Backstage at The Verb Hotel — a unique overnight experience where you’ll stay in one of 10 luxury trailers tucked between the hotel and adjacent to Fenway Park — making you feel like you’re a rockstar who just finished a concert.
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport sits in the heart of the trendy Seaport District, with 1,054 luxurious guestrooms (including 52 suites), seven dining experiences, and a spa, among other amenities. It’s the only hotel in the Seaport with a rooftop pool, which hosts engaging events during the warmer months. Be sure to stop into Lifted, the hotel’s fifth-floor open-air restaurant and bar, serving contemporary food and creative cocktails with a backdrop of Boston’s panoramic skyline. The property seamlessly blends traditional and trendy with classic interior design elements like black and white photography, exposed brick walls and sophisticated wooden paneling in some common spaces with modern, bright pops of color, which adds a jolt of energy in other spaces.
By some, Hotel Commonwealth can be credited with inspiring a revival of the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood, balancing the dynamics of buzzy urban Boston energy with the area’s more peaceful, residential atmosphere. At this upscale boutique property, you can spend time in one of the 245 large, light-filled guest rooms or venture outside and explore major landmarks like Fenway Park (this property calls itself the official hotel of the Boston Red Sox), as it’s just steps away from this MLB legend of a ballpark. The hotel is also located right above a train stop which means easy access to the downtown neighborhood in less than 15 minutes. It’s a fantastic place to set as a home base if you travel to Boston for a baseball game or a concert at Fenway.
This upscale, 163-room hotel is located in Boston’s financial district near numerous popular spots like Faneuil Hall and is walkable to landmark attractions like the historic Freedom Trail. Inside, the decor is clean and features an industrial chic feeling, including exposed pillars and Earth tones. There’s a coffee shop on-site to grab a quick bite in the morning, and a full-service restaurant called Bar Cicchetti, which cooks up tasty Italian cuisine. If you have sensitive skin, you needn’t worry at this hotel since the luxurious bedding is specifically certified hypoallergenic — and there are even cozy bathrobes waiting for you to sink into and relax upon arrival.
This 551-room historic property has been a legend amongst wealthy Boston visitors for nearly two centuries dating back to the 1850s and still boasts the classic, old-world charm and elegance it’s always been known for. It’s located close to landmarks like Boston City Hall and Quincy Market. There’s an on-site coffee shop and cafe, two bars, and a full-service restaurant called Parkers Restaurant, known for its tasty brunch. Spend time in the opulent lobby, decorated with ritzy embellishments like dark-toned wooden paneling and sparkling chandeliers. Plus, this property proudly participates in the “Green Key Eco-Rating Program,” which measures its impact on the environment, cultural heritage, and the local economy — meaning you’ll be staying somewhere that actually cares about the Boston community.
The 803-room Westin Copley Place, Boston, is situated in Back Bay, close to many fun entertainment options, including Copley Square. Before starting the day, you can try one of the on-site yoga or aerobics classes at the 24-hour gym or grab a bite from the convenient on-site coffee shop and cafe. Wind down after a big city adventure nestle in next to a cozy fireplace in the lobby, or grab a bite at one of the four on-site restaurants. There are also 24-hour room service options and plush bathrobes awaiting you in every light-filled guestroom (rooms that feature art that pays homage to the city of Boston) — making for an exceptionally comfortable overnight experience, whether it’s a staycation, a business trip, or a vacation to the city.
You’ll find the charming 298-room property, The Liberty, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel in Boston in the city’s West End neighborhood within walking distance of attractions like the TD Garden (home to the Celtics, Boston’s NBA team and the Bruins, Boston’s NHL team) and close to many shopping options. This hotel also offers easy access to Boston Commons — the city’s large park space — and the historic Freedom Trail. But this hotel wasn’t always the plush, luxury hotel it is today — it’s actually a transformation of what used to stand as the Charles Street Jail and is a national historic landmark dating back to the 1850s. Outside, admire the beautiful colonial architecture, including classic brick row houses, sidewalks, and picturesque elements like gas lamps. Inside, this hotel itself bursts with quaint, historic allure with its exposed brick walls and wrought iron chandeliers. Dine at the on-site restaurant, CLINK, with its fitting jail cell façades — or at The Liberty Bar, which is located in the 90-foot rotunda lobby.