Planning a trip to the city of Boston? What a great adventure! Now you’ll need to book the ideal accommodation for your visit. Here are our top picks for where to stay in Boston.
While Boston is a big city with many neighborhoods and suburbs, the hotels we’re featuring below are all pretty central; designed for the tourist looking to explore Boston’s main attractions.
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Our Top Picks on Where to Stay in Boston
The Fairmont Copley Plaza
Best for: A romantic getaway
The Fairmont Copley Plaza is part of Fairmont Hotels which is one of our favorite hotel chains. Fairmonts are always gorgeous with exceptional service. The Fairmont Copley Plaza has been serving Boston’s guests since 1912 and it is a city landmark. The hotel has a resplendent lobby, immaculate guest rooms, and an on-site restaurant that is divine.
With its luxe interior, cozy, intimate restaurant, and amenities, this is an ideal hotel for a romantic Boston getaway.
Hotel Aloft Boston Seaport District
Best for: Business travel
You can choose between city and sea-views in this chic and modern hotel. Though slightly farther from the heart of things, the Hotel Aloft Boston Seaport District offers a convenient location to exhibition and convention centers, which can make it ideal for business travelers. It’s also just a 30-minute walk to Boston city center.
The hotel is also pet-friendly, if you’re looking for that.
Hotel citizenM Boston North Station
Best for: Location
If you’re looking for a hotel in the heart of Boston, this one certainly fits the bill. The Hotel citizenM Boston North Station is right on top of North Station, and right next to TD Garden. You’re an easy walk to nearly all of Boston’s top sites, or just hop on the T to get where to want to go.
The North End is also right around the corner, with its bevy of delicious Italian restaurants.
The Verb Hotel
Best for: a hip vibe & affordability
Here’s another hip choice for Boston accommodation: The Verb Hotel.
Right from the start you’ll see you’ve encountered a unique, retro hotel. This rock-n-roll inspired hotel is in the heart of Fenway, conveniently just 650 feet from Fenway Park itself.
Best for: unique and boutique
The Liberty Hotel is a really intriguing property, and clearly others think so—this is one of the most popular places to stay in Boston, MA!
Gorgeous architecture might be the hallmark of this hotel, combined with its terrific on-site dining and fab location.
The Liberty is at the bottom of Beacon Hill, just a short walk to the Museum of Science, Kendall Square, and Faneuil Hall.
The College Club of Boston
Best for: a classic B&B stay
Some travelers simply want a more B&B-style experience when traveling. If that’s you, you just might love The College Club of Boston. This historic 11-room Victorian brownstone is located in the heart of beautiful Back Bay. Not only is it a bed & breakfast, but it is also the first women’s college club in the United States. And the guest rooms are stunning.
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Amy is the founder of New England with love. A proud Vermonter, she hopes to share her love of New England and help you find the best adventures in the region. Amy is also blogger/founder at Two Drifters, where she blogs alongside her husband about romantic and couples travel, relationships, honeymoons, and more. When not working on websites, Amy is probably reading, cuddling with her husband and cat, & drinking a maple latte.