Next stop, Beantown? If you’re planning a trip to one of the most historic yet modern cities in the United States, you’ll need a memorable place to call home for the duration. Thankfully, Boston’s vibrant neighborhoods have plenty of hotels to choose between. From classic luxury near Boston Harbor to quaint suites in the historic Back Bay, here’s where to lay your hat during a getaway in Boston.
Chances are high that you’ll visit the Harbor during your Boston break, so why rush it in an afternoon when you can stay a while and savor the location? The Boston Harbor Hotel is a beautifully designed luxury waterfront hotel on Rowes Wharf. There’s no better way to embrace Boston’s Revolutionary roots than by reserving the John Adams Presidential Suite. But don’t worry, a lobster roll from the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille tastes just the same even if you’ve booked into one of the hotel’s entry-level superior rooms. They’re bouncily comfortable, and beautiful.
If you’re visiting Cambridge during your trip to Boston, consider staying at the Kendall Hotel, in the modern Kendall Square neighborhood. When you clap eyes on the hotel you’ll know it – this is one of the last buildings in the area left over from the 19th century. Whether you sleep in a classic guest room or a luxury suite, you must make your way each night to their rooftop retreat, which features a 24-hour business center, wine tastings and skyline views you’ll never tire of.
The Whitney Hotel may not be as old as its peers, but what it lacks in age this boutique Boston hotel makes up for with elegant cool-toned modernity in its rooms and suites: think sophisticated simplicity and quiet comfort. Luxurious yet never pretentious, the hotel is forever at the ready with complimentary shoe shines, suggestions for in-room dining, and unrivaled concierge services. With special suite packages available both for those on romantic getaways and business trips, you’ll find work and leisure a pleasure at this Beacon Hill beauty.
You’ll be able to squeeze the very best out of Boston, down to the very last drop, when you stay at citizenM Boston North Station. That’s because the North Station transport hub is right opposite so can can be whizzing about the city in minutes. But the temptations to stay put are many: XL king-size beds, soundproofed windows and blackout blinds conspire to create dreamless deep nights’ slumber. You needn’t even get up to switch TV channels, deal with lights and curtains or change the temperature: it’s all done with a finger-swipe.
Staying in a brownstone of your own is one of the best ways to experience Boston, which is where Oasis Guest House comes in. With its fantastic location in Back Bay, it reminds you that Boston is America’s most walkable city. There are only 31 plain, simple and brick-wall-stylish suites (across two brownstone buildings, in fact) and, as a result, the Oasis feels more intimate than the bigger, busier hotels downtown, with a delicious breakfast (eggs, pastries, bagels, croissants), to get you started each morning.
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