Hotels in Boston combine the city’s colonial past with its vibrant present. Stay at a Boston waterfront hotel and enjoy luxury on the Boston Harbor, or choose a chic boutique hotel in Back Bay and be just steps from world-class shopping on Newbury Street. Boston is a walking city with all of its main historical sites connected by the Freedom Trail, so wherever you decide to stay you’ll be close to some of the city’s oldest landmarks like the Boston Common, Paul Revere House and Old North Church. We’ll help you find the best hotels in Boston so all you have to worry about is where to get the best chowder.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Lower Roxbury
1.34 mi from city center
Best Rooms: The best views of the city are found from rooms facing Melnea Cass Blvd. on floors 6 - 9.
Best Rooms: The Skyline Suite has floor-to-ceiling windows that provide incredible views of Boston's cityscape, especially if you're on a higher floor. If you don't feel like shelling out for the Skyline Suite, the Traditional Rooms with city views are a great option.
2.5 star hotel
0.99 mi from city center
Best Rooms: The hotel is surrounded by the buildings, you won't find much in the way of views.
Best Rooms: Rooms on the back side of the hotel have the best city views, especially from floors 7 - 8.
Best Rooms: For the best water views, be sure to specifically book a River View room, and keep in mind that getting up to at least floor 25 will be ideal for these views. For city views, request any even-numbered room.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Clarendon St. on floors 10 - 14 offer a good view of the city.