Boston. Or, “Beantown” as locals have lovingly blessed the heart of New England. There’s no place like it on Earth let alone the United States. You’ve got everything from the colonial charm in the North End that predates the American Revolution to historic immigrants hubs, like the streets of East Boston.
Suffice it to say, we get why you’re here at the last minute. Maybe you’ve just landed at Logan International after snatching that weekend getaway flight deal or perhaps you hopped on the train with some friends because you know Boston is there and you can’t not have a good time.
Whatever the case may be, you’ve pulled up your phone, punched in “hotels near me” and need a quick solution to your lodging predicament. That’s where we come in, breaking down hotels near all the hot spots and favorite neighborhoods in Boston.
Hotels Near Me: Downtown Boston
The Bostonian Boston has an ideal location for walking around the city center and is just a short jaunt across I-93 to reach the historic North End with Paul Revere’s House. Rooms come with large windows that will light up your room and help wake you up in the morning when it’s time to get out and explore the city. You also have access to the hotel fitness center, on-site spa, and the North 26 Restaurant and Bar, serving up traditional New England meals with locally-sourced ingredients.Rooms from $186
For a more affordable option, try the Harborside Inn on State Street equipped with 98 air-conditioned rooms. The Inn is an easy walk to the Paul Revere House and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Looking to stretch your legs a bit more? The Freedom Trail starts nearby.Rooms from $119 More Hotels Near Downtown Boston
Hotels Near Fenway Park
Baseball might not be a year-round sport, but what fan wouldn’t want to find a hotel near Fenway Park? The Verb Hotel on Boylston Street gives you quality, affordability, and you’re right by The Fenway Garden Society with its green space snaking south and west on the edges of the neighborhood.Rooms from $125
A slightly pricier option (but just slightly) is the highly-rated Commonwealth. You’re still close enough to hear the roar of the crowd, but you could also head northwest a few block to check out Boston University and cool off along the Charles River.Rooms from $180 More Hotels Near Fenway Park
Hotels Near Boston Common
If you’re looking for a hotel near Boston Common, you can’t beat Omni Parker House right on the Common at Tremont and Winter streets.Rooms from $144
Another green option on the western end is the Taj Boston along the Boston Public Garden and a short walk to Boston Common.Rooms from $179 More Hotels Near Boston Common
Hotels Near Back Bay Boston
Get right into the action with a stay at Charlesmark Hotel & Lounge on Boylston Street. Take advantage of the hotel lounge, bar, and patio when you’re not busy exploring the streets of Back Bay Boston.Rooms from $119
The Copley Square Hotel is your boutique option for a stay in Back Bay Boston. Here you’re within a short jaunt to Chinatown and Beacon Hill as well. Inside, enjoy your recently refurbished guest room with queen room or premier family suite options.Rooms from $153 More Hotels Near Back Bay Boston
Hotels Near Cambridge
Affordability can be an issue when you’re talking about Cambridge and Harvard University. But fear not — we’ve found a couple of solutions for hotels near Cambridge that’ll keep you within walking distance to everything without putting too much of a dent in the bank account.
First, the Irving House at Harvard is on a residential street with great user ratings and a comparatively reasonable $160/night.Rooms from $125
A bit further outside of Harvard Yard, you’ll find the Amory Guest House for $130/night.Rooms from $130 More Hotels Near Cambridge
Hotels Near South Boston
South Boston is another young professional-favorite, so you might think about heading here if you’re looking for a more local experience. Plus, you’ve got a couple of nice options for hotels near South Boston.
First, Element Boston Seaport gives you fantastic access to the South Boston neighborhood and waterfront. Come back at night to mingle with your fellow guests over evening drinks.Rooms from $125
Aloft Boston Seaport is right next to Element, so you’re in an equally promising location. Fuel up in the morning with a complimentary breakfast and enjoy the nights with live music at cocktails at the in-house W XYZ bar.Rooms from $119 More Hotels Near South Boston
Hotels Near Logan Airport
Logan Airport is in East Boston and is the longtime home of much of Boston’s immigrant population, namely Italians. Over the years, Guatemalans, Salvadorans, and Brazilians have added their own Latin@ flair. Nowadays young professionals looking for affordable housing solutions are taking a gander over at East Boston as well. So if you’re looking for something a little off the typical Boston tourist trek, have a look at some hotels near Logan Airport and East Boston.
There’s the Embassy Suites by Hilton near East Boston Memorial Park. Here you’re well-connected to the city (and Logan Airport) by rail. Inside you have all the amenities we’ve come to expect from Embassy Suites on top of a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and a free drink at the Evening Reception.Rooms from $152
Another option you might consider is the Hilton Boston Logan Airport. At around $145/night, you can’t beat the affordability and the Ted Williams Tunnel gives you great access to downtown and East Boston.Rooms for $145 More Hotels Near Logan Airport
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