Top 18 Boutique Hotels In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2024

Katie
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If Boston has not yet featured on your travel wish list, it is time to change it. Not only is Boston popular for its unique history regarding the American Revolution, it is also a large University city and so has plenty of incredible restaurants, bars and events to keep you busy. That’s not all though, because Boston claims an impressive number of American firsts. The first American lighthouse, the first public beach and even the first public park are all in Boston. So, stroll around Boston Common and you’ll be walking on history. Take a walk around the city and explore some of the most famous buildings in Boston.

Nowadays the first public beach (Revere Beach) is home to the International Sand Sculpting Festival. You can discover these sites and more by following the local Freedom Trail. Boston also has an incredible number of boutique hotels. Whether you wish to stay at the Taj Boston hotel or Revere Hotel Boston Common, we’ve got you covered! To whittle down your favorite pick, check out the top boutique hotels in Boston, Massachusetts.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Studio Allston Hotel Boston (from USD 348)

Get ready for an amazing visual experience at this boutique hotel in Massachusetts with plenty of bold colors all over, from beautiful furniture to murals in different areas of the hotel and each room. They worked with 22 national and local artists for a one-of-a-kind visual experience for the guests. Aside from the beautiful rooms, the hotel also offers amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center and access to a gallery space with rotating exhibitions. At night, you can join the other guests around the fire pit on the outdoor patio.

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Studio Allston Hotel Boston

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 1234 Soldiers Field Road
3.76 km (2.4 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

2. Found Hotel Boston Common (from USD 452)

Enjoy the harmonious mix of modern and historic elements in this hotel near the Boston Commons. The hotel resides in a restored 1877 building and is very close to many of Boston’s attractions. All the rooms offer cable TV, air conditioning, and complimentary toiletries. You can choose a private room ranging from a twin to a queen-sized room or a shared room with four bunk beds. Walk around the nearby areas and sample local offerings such as Legal Sea Foods, a seafood restaurant a three-minute walk away from the hotel.

Tip from tour guide

Naim

Naim
Boston

The Embrace

Take a break from your room and stroll to a nearby sculpture called The Embrace, which is about a 10-minute walk from this hotel. The public attraction demonstrates the relationship between Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

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Found Hotel Boston Common

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 78 Charles Street South
2.56 km (1.6 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Heating Luggage storage WiFi Available

3. The Revolution Hotel (from USD 406)

The Revolution Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Boston and celebrates the city’s revolutionary spirit by displaying prominent figures and events during the American Revolution. It offers guests a unique experience with its historical and modern ambiance. It is located in close proximity to a number of trendy cafes, posh bars, and superb dining establishments.

The rooms at this boutique hotel are all wonderful, ranging from loft-style suites and modern rooms with en suite bathrooms to bunk rooms with luxurious shared showers and toilets. This property features a bar, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a business center, allowing for a well-rounded experience.

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The Revolution Hotel

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 40 Berkeley Street
2.17 km (1.4 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

4. The Whitney Hotel Boston (from USD 813)

Located in the heart of Boston, The Whitney Hotel Boston is a fabulous boutique property that offers chic rooms and suites in the city. Done up in a contemporary style, these rooms and suites have a pleasing black and white color scheme accentuated by modern decor elements, designer toiletries, and stylish bathrooms. Some rooms even offer river or landmark views. Guests can peruse the free bicycles offered by this boutique hotel to explore nearby attractions like Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum, Beacon Hill, and more.

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The Whitney Hotel Boston

Wifi Available

Address: 170 Charles Street
2.63 km (1.7 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

Boston Tour Guide

Naim Benmayor

Naim Benmayor

As a Boston tour guide, I have the added experience of being a world traveler. For many years, I frequently visited Europe, Asia, and Latin America on business. During this time, I also organized tours of the USA, Europe and Asia for my business clients. I now bring this passion, excitement and expertise to the Boston area.By exploring the globe, I was exposed to various cultures, and this uniq... Read more

5. Revere Hotel Boston Common (from USD 338)

This rebellion-themed 4-star hotel in Boston draws inspiration from the local culture and spirit of the area. It is often considered the best boutique hotel in Boston. With a dining room that features a full-size metal chrome cannon, pirate images etched on the walls and local artwork showcased throughout, the Revere Hotel Boston Common is a feast for the eyes.

The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Guests can also enjoy the onsite gym, a rooftop terrace and the dining facilities. A breakfast buffet can be included for an additional surcharge. The rooms are each divided by the different view and style that is available, so be sure to check your details fully before booking.

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Revere Hotel Boston Common

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 200 Stuart Street
2.51 km (1.6 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

6. Hotel Commonwealth (from USD 511)

This popular 5-star hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, features rooms each with a different theme. From a room with monochrome detailing to another with luxurious wooden furnishings throughout, there is a room to suit every taste. Each has a 32-inch (81.28-centimeter) flat-screen smart television, a small refrigerator, and a writing desk. Guests will enjoy the extra delights of this property, including the stunning rooftop patio, fitness center, and full Wi-Fi.

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Hotel Commonwealth

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue
277 meters (0.2 ft) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

7. The Eliot Suite Hotel (from USD 576)

This elaborate turn of the century, European-style boutique hotel is dripping in grandeur and elegance. The gilded gold detailing and elaborate patterns on the feature walls and bed throws match perfectly. We particularly love the New England-style french doors in the suites, which separate the living space from the sleeping quarters.

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The Eliot Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 370 Commonwealth Avenue
731 meters (0.5 ft) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms

8. W Boston (from USD 773)

This sensory hotel displays a creative use of space and colored lighting. The hotel has been expertly designed with specific mood lighting for each common room. In contrast, the rooms are decorated in neutral and relaxing colors to help you unwind after a busy day exploring. Each room is also equipped with a Bose speaker, a DVD player and 37-inch flat screen television. This hotel is just a five-minute walk from the infamous Boston Common.

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W Boston

Wifi Available

Address: 100 Stuart Street
2.62 km (1.7 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

9. The Bostonian Boston (formerly the Millennium Bostonian Hotel Boston) (from USD 279)

Designed to showcase its historic location with top of the range modern facilities, this unique hotel is a great option. The rooms are each designed to feel cozy with hints towards the historic nature of the hotel. We love the modern fireplaces, which are perfectly combined with traditional Juliette balconies. An onsite cigar bar walk-in humidor harkens back to a bygone era. There is also an onsite spa and fitness center, library and a full concierge service.

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The Bostonian Boston

Wifi Available

Address: 26 North Street
3.75 km (2.4 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

10. Charlesmark Hotel (from USD 355)

If you’re looking for small boutique hotels in Boston, then this listing might interest you. Originally built as a private residence in 1886, this hotel has been lovingly redesigned as a European-style boutique hotel. Each of the 40 rooms were designed by designer Dennis Duffy and feature a mixture of custom-made furnishings, imported Italian tile and stylish European lighting. Guests staying at this small and independent hotel can also enjoy the onsite cocktail lounge and outdoor patio. It is located in an excellent area, opposite the Boston Public Library.

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Charlesmark Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 655 Boylston Street
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Internet services

11. The Verb Hotel (from USD 564)

Once a disused motel, this stylish hotel has been lovingly restored to showcase the local neighborhood’s role in rock history. This bright and hip hotel is just teeming with boutique features. We love that the walls are decorated with pages from the musical institution of the Boston Phoenix. You could spend ages just looking at the walls - an homage to the thriving music scene. The cost of the room includes a free breakfast and be sure to visit the onsite Hojoko, a surf-rock Japanese tavern.

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The Verb Hotel

8.91 User Rating

Address: 1271 Boylston Street, Boston
132 meters (433.3 ft) from Fenway Park

Free wi-fi Self service parking (charges apply) Off street parking Valet parking Bar Restaurant Outdoor swimming pool Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)

12. Boston Harbor Hotel (from USD 952)

This stunningly imposing and grand hotel specializes in vintage design. From the elaborate fabrics in the bedrooms to the chandeliers in the commons rooms, the Boston Harbor Hotel oozes glamour. Guests can also enjoy the fitness and spa facilities before delving into award-winning cuisine at the onsite restaurant. For a movie-worthy entrance, you could even arrive directly by water taxi from the airport.

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Boston Harbor Hotel

8.91 User Rating

Address: 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
3.98 km (2.5 mi) from Fenway Park

Free wi-fi Self service parking (charges apply) Off street parking Valet parking Bar Room service Restaurant Indoor swimming pool

13. The Godfrey Hotel Boston (from USD 439)

This mid-century–inspired boutique hotel is a great option for anyone who likes their home comforts. The rooms are designed to be extra-comfy and feature 55-inch HD televisions, Bose speakers, movie streaming and complimentary designer toiletries. With dining options chosen to lovingly reflect the location, you’re guaranteed a good meal.

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The Godfrey Hotel Boston

8.91 User Rating

Address: 505 Washington Street, Boston
3.07 km (2.0 mi) from Fenway Park

Free wi-fi Valet parking Bar Room service Restaurant Gym 100 % non-smoking hotel Concierge

14. Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel (from USD 739)

Stay in luxury and style when you book yourself into Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel. This boutique hotel is just a block away from Boston Commons Park and a subway station. This eco-hotel has plenty of modern amenities and features that will delight all kinds of travelers, especially pet owners. Complimentary pet beds and dishes are offered in the well-appointed suites and rooms of the hotel. Enjoy luxuriating in the contemporarily styled rooms and suites that feature an iPod docking station, a laptop safe and a stocked mini-bar. A chic cocktail bar is also located onsite.

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Hotel AKA Boston Common

Wifi Available

Address: 90 Tremont Street
3.23 km (2.1 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

15. The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel (from USD 554)

Housed in a historic Boston building, The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel is the ideal place to stay for the discerning traveler. Built in the mid 19th century, this boutique hotel has a stunning period architecture that pleasingly contrasts with the modern rooms and suites on offer. Elegantly appointed, the guest rooms have luxury furnishings, parquet or hardwood floors, modern bathrooms, and more. Guests can also take advantage of the complimentary seasonal yoga classes and bike rentals offered by this boutique hotel. Enjoy gourmet dining, tasty cocktails, and more at the various dining options of the hotel. Kendall Square is at a walking distance from here.

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The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston

Wifi Available

Address: 215 Charles Street
2.78 km (1.8 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

16. The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection (from USD 639)

Enjoy staying in modern rooms and suites with contemporary furniture, stylish bathrooms and breathtaking city or water views at The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection. Make the most of the hotel’s waterfront location and hang out at the property’s hip rooftop bar that offers a unique igloo experience in the winter. A lovely restaurant and a modern gym are also accessible to guests here. Institute of Contemporary Art, Washington Monument, and other such city attractions are located closeby.

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The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 70 Sleeper Street
4.21 km (2.7 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

17. Taj Boston (from USD 197)

This historic hotel features a full art collection and a French theme throughout. The elegant rooms each showcase French detailing and a special afternoon tea is served in the French Room, each weekend. Views from the hotel include the Boston Common and Public Gardens. Additional hotel amenities include in-room massages, the Cafe, which fuses American and French cuisine and the Bar, which hosts live music events.

The Taj Boston is in an excellent location for exploring other tourist sites, such as the Public Library, which is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away and the Aquarium, at 1.9 miles (3 km) away.

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The Newbury Boston

Address: 1 Newbury Street
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

18. XV Beacon Hotel (from USD 595)

Located in the beautiful downtown area, in Beacon Hill, XV Beacon Hotel is a fantastic boutique hotel that offers easy access to all the must-see sights of Boston. Newbury Street, Boston Common Park, and many such attractions are just a quick stroll away. And if you don’t wish to walk, you could also take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary chauffeured sedan service. The rooms at XV Beacon Hotel are stylish, chic and very well-appointed. Housed in a building from the early 1900s, this boutique property exudes historic charm combined with modernity. An on-site bar and in-room massage services will add a sparkle to your stay at this hotel.

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XV Beacon

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Beacon St
3.19 km (2.0 mi) from Fenway Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

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We'll see you in Boston

Boston of plenty of attractions and activities. Whether you’re looking for the best things to do for free or romantic activities, this city will not disappoint you. And a range of accommodations are available too. From historic to modern multi-sensory hotels, we’ve covered everything. We’re sure that you’ve found a boutique hotel which you think will be perfect for your stay in Boston. Now all you need to do is start planning your activities. Remember to take us with you by tagging us in your Instagram photos.

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