One of the oldest cities in Massachusetts, Boston features a number of attractions that would fascinate fans of history. Traversing the Freedom Trail alone allows visitors to pass by 16 historic attractions in the city, including the USS Constitution and the Boston Common. Besides seeing historically significant sites, Boston is also home to architectural wonders such as the Boston Library, family-friendly places such as the Museum of Science, the Boston Children’s Museum, and the Boston Public Garden, and more modern destinations such as sports arenas, entertainment centres, restaurants, and bars. Given the sheer number of attractions in the city, you’ll need to make sure you get proper rest to make the most out of your stay here. Here are the top bed and breakfasts in Boston that you can choose from to ensure that you not only have a good place to get quality sleep but also food to start your day.
This bed and breakfast is located in a quiet neighbourhood just on the outskirts of Boston. However, the city centre is still easily accessible from here, as it is close to bus and subway stations. The airport is nearby as well. Those travelling by car will appreciate the fact that there’s street parking here. The establishment comes with a terrace and a garden, where guests are welcome to rest and relax. Rates are already inclusive of a continental breakfast. WiFi is available on site.
This bed and breakfast is located 3.3 km (2.05 mi) away from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and is also within walking distance from cafes, restaurants, and grocery stores. The train station is nearby as well, making it easy for guests to gain access to the other areas in Boston. Nearby attractions include the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Franklin Park Zoo, Fenway Park, and New England Conservatory. The kitchen is accessible for those who want to whip up their own meals. Bathrooms are shared with other tenants of the B&B. WiFi is available on site.
Address: 32 Perkins Street
Price: from 29 USD
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Street parking All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Non-smoking throughout Smoke alarms Breakfast options Heating First aid kit available
This establishment was originally built in the 19th century and renovated into a bed and breakfast. Rooms are equipped with TVs, and the kitchen can be used by those who wish to do their own cooking. They are also welcome to spend time at the terrace. Guests have the option to choose between American and continental breakfasts. Laundry services and WiFi are both available on site. There is a restaurant and a supermarket close by. Do note that you may need to climb stairs to get to your room.
Elm Hill Manor
Address: 1 Maple Street
Terrace Internet services Shared kitchen Private check-in/check-out Street parking Express check-in/check-out Sun terrace WiFi
Its location alone makes it worth staying in this property, which was originally built in the 1800s and converted into a B&B in the 1990s. Situated in a quiet neighbourhood close to Arnold Arboretum, this property is close to a number of shops, dining options, bars, a brewery, and a train station. Those in the city for business will appreciate the fact that there’s an on-site business centre here, and there are a number of rooms in the B&B that are furnished with a work desk. WiFi and on-site parking are both available here.
Taylor House Bed and Breakfast
Address: 50 Burroughs Street
Price: from 189 USD
If you love staying in unique accommodations, this is a great option for you. This property takes guests to an exotic location with its decors and vibrant colours. Adding to the romantic vibe is the fireplace installed in each suite, some of which even come with a balcony that overlooks the garden. Rooms come with bathrooms so you don’t have to worry about sharing with other guests. Besides breakfast, beverages and snacks are provided to guests during their stay here. Dining options are nearby if you need to get a bite to eat.
Located at Boston’s South End neighbourhood, Encore Bed and Breakfast is close to shops, parks, and other entertainment establishments. Bus and subway stations are within walking distance from the B&B as well. Each of the spacious and comfortable rooms come furnished with a bathroom, air conditioning, and cable TV. WiFi is available on site. The continental breakfast includes freshly baked bread and either coffee or tea.
Boston Luxury Suites are almost like full-fledged apartments, given their spaciousness. Continental, vegetarian or gluten-free breakfast options are available for guests to choose from, and toiletries are also provided for their use. Do note that the common areas (living area (lounge, kitchen, and bathroom) will be shared with the other guests on the property. Stores and restaurants are just a short distance away from the guesthouse.
Boston Lodge and Suites
Address: 7 Doris street
Price: from 101 USD
First aid kit available Street parking Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas WiFi available in all areas Terrace Breakfast takeaway containers
A converted brownstone house, the Gryphon House Bed and Breakfast is located within walking distance from Boston University, Hynes Convention Center, and Fenway Park. Rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished. However, do note that guests may be assigned to one of the rooms on the upper floors, which may be difficult to access for those who have mobility issues as there’s no elevator in the building. Restaurants are close by, so guests have several dining options to choose from during their stay here.
The Gryphon House
Address: 9 Bay State Road
This bed and breakfast is located close to the centre of Boston and is near a subway station, making it easy for travellers to go around the city. Supermarkets and cafes are close by as well. The host makes guests feel right at home, as though they are friends visiting instead of tenants. Rooms are spacious and are installed with TVs with Netflix. There is WiFi in the B&B, and bikes are available for rent. Laundry services are offered here as well. Guests who wish to prepare their own meals are welcome to use the kitchen. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Franklin Park Zoo are easily accessible from here.
Wyman Bed & Breakfast
Address: 23 Wyman Street
Price: from 79 USD
A place to sleep and eat
With most of its attractions accessible on foot, Boston is a great holiday destination for those who prefer to use their legs to see the local sites. However, walking can quickly tire you out. Stay in one of these bed and breakfasts so you can be sure that you will be getting enough sleep and fuel to start the day right.
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