Best Rooms: Rooms facing Washington Street on floor 17 and higher have wonderful views of the city skyline and Boston Common.
Best Rooms: The hotel doesn't offer much in the way of views, but a room facing Merrimac St. will give you more to look at.
4 star hotel
Area: Financial District
0.46 mi from Boston Athenaeum
Best Rooms: The hotel is flanked by tall buildings, but if having a view is important to you, be sure to request a city view and stay away from inner-facing rooms with a view of an adjacent guest room.
Best Rooms: Most rooms will have standard city views. The east side of the hotel faces the airport and has more of a land view.
Best Rooms: The One Bedroom Suites located on the corners, with room numbers ending in *32 (e.g. 1432, 1532) and the Junior Suites ending in *73 (e.g. 1473, 1573), offer the best views of the Castle at Park Plaza and Columbus Avenue. Rooms facing Columbus Avenue offer great city views. The Junior Suites located on the corners offer views of St. James Avenue and the John Hancock Tower, which are spectacular at night.
4 star hotel
Area: Prudential - St. Botolph
1.03 mi from Boston Athenaeum
Best Rooms: The best views of the city are offered from floors 33 and up; these are also the Starwood Preferred Guest floors. Rooms ending in *01 or *13, on floors 21 and higher (e.g. 2101, 2113), offer lovely views of the Charles River.