4 star hotel
Area: Seaport District
0.95 mi from Boston Harbor Islands State Park
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.
Best Rooms: The best city views are found from rooms ending in *24 or *26, on floors 11 - 14 (e.g. 1124, 12124, 1426).
3 star hotel
1.10 mi from Boston Harbor Islands State Park
Best Rooms: Rooms on the higher floors in the back of the building, facing the exterior of the hotel, offer the best views.
Best Rooms: The Deluxe Rooms with king beds and city views face Newbury St., while the Premier Rooms with city views face Commonwealth Ave. The Park View Suites and the Luxury Park View Suites are corner rooms and offer spacious rooms with the best views of Public Garden.
4 star hotel
Area: Prudential - St. Botolph
1.41 mi from Boston Harbor Islands State Park
Best Rooms: You won't find much in the way of views at this hotel, because it's surrounded by buildings.
Best Rooms: All rooms on the top floor at Chandler Inn Hotel offer a nice view, which is of the surrounding buildings.