Best Rooms: For the best views of Faneuil Hall, try to get up to at least floor 7. In particular, the best rooms are 735 (which has a fireplace), 741 and 742.
2 star hotel
Area: Thompson Square - Bunker Hill
0.72 mi from Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
Best Rooms: The Constitution Inn offer an exceptional view of the river from rooms facing away from Chelsea St. on floor 5 - 8.
Best Rooms: The west side of the building offers the best city views, from floors 8 and up.
Best Rooms: Deluxe Rooms have lovely city views. You can also enjoy views of King's Chapel, King's Chapel Burying Ground and partial views of Boston Common, so be sure to get specific about what type of view you'd like from your room.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Financial District
0.85 mi from Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
Best Rooms: Quarters above floor 7 have stellar views, especially if your room is facing the waterfront.
4 star hotel
Area: Prudential - St. Botolph
1.58 mi from Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
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.