2 star hotel
Area: East Watertown, Watertown Town
3.75 mi from city center
Best Rooms: The hotel is situated next to N Beacon St., you won't find much in the way of views.
3 star hotel
Area: East Arlington, Arlington
2.40 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Suites facing Alewife Greenway Bike Path on all floors offer a nice view of the trees.
Best Rooms: For a good view of the river, request a room facing north on floors 4 - 5.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing west offer wonderful views of Charles River.
Best Rooms: Surrounding buildings obstruct any view from the rooms.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Allston, Boston
1.22 mi from city center
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.