2.5 star hotel
Area: East Cambridge, Cambridge
0.54 mi from Museum of Science
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.
3 star hotel
Area: Industrial Park, Somerville
1.14 mi from Museum of Science
Best Rooms: You'll find good views of the surrounding residential area from rooms facing away from Inner Belt Rd. on floors 7 - 9.
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: Queen rooms are located in three different areas of the hotel. Some of the rooms offer lovely views of Copley Square, while rooms in the center of the building don't have views, but are much quieter.
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
1.48 mi from Museum of Science
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.