Best Rooms: Crowne Plaza Boston is located on Massachusetts Turnpike and offers good city views from rooms facing east and west on floors 6 - 12.
2 star hotel
Area: East Watertown, Watertown Town
2.05 mi from Boston College
Best Rooms: The hotel is situated next to N Beacon St., you won't find much in the way of views.
Best Rooms: For a good view of the river, request a room facing north on floors 4 - 5.
3.5 star hotel
3.18 mi from Boston College
Best Rooms: For great views, ask for a room facing the river, on floor 5 or higher; keep in mind that these are also the most requested rooms.
Best Rooms: Although the hotel is located near the river, the surrounding buildings block any potential views.
Best Rooms: Surrounded by buildings of a similar height, good views are hard to come by.
4 star hotel
Area: Prudential - St. Botolph
4.72 mi from Boston College
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.