2.5 star hotel
Area: East Cambridge, Cambridge
0.73 mi from Longfellow Bridge
Best Rooms: Located along the highway and surrounded by other buildings, views at Hampton Inn Boston Cambridge are limited. However, rooms on floors 6 - 7 facing Monsignor O'Brien Highway offer a better city view.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Clarendon St. on floors 10 - 14 offer a good view of the city.
Best Rooms: Rooms at the front of the hotel have the best views of Newbury St., and these rooms can be booked in a variety of categories. The higher the floor, the better the view will be.
4 star hotel
Area: Prudential - St. Botolph
1.02 mi from Longfellow Bridge
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: Located next to Berkeley St., Berkeley Residence is surrounded by equally tall buildings, so you won't find any great views.
Best Rooms: You won't find any special views, because the hotel is surrounded by taller buildings.