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 Taj Boston hotel or Revere Hotel Boston Common, we’ve got you covered! To help you whittle down your favorite pick, we’ve outlined the top 15 boutique hotels in Boston, Massachusetts that you can book online today.
This rebellion-themed boutique hotel 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.
Revere Hotel Boston Common
Address: 200 Stuart Street
Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Physical distancing rules followed ATM/cash machine on site Fitness centre Restaurant On-site parking Meeting/banquet facilities Heating
This popular boutique hotel 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Verb Hotel
Address: 1271 Boylston Street, Boston
Free wi-fi Valet parking (charges apply) Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal) 100% non-smoking hotel 24-hour front desk Central air conditioning Offsite gym facilities Wake-up service
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.
Boston Harbor Hotel
Address: 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
Free wi-fi Wi-fi (charges apply) Self service parking (charges apply) Off street parking Valet parking (charges apply) Bar Room service Restaurant
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.
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
Address: 505 Washington Street, Boston
Free wi-fi Valet parking (charges apply) Bar Room service Restaurant 100% non-smoking hotel 24-hour front desk Adjoining rooms
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.
The Whitney Hotel Boston
Address: 170 Charles Street
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Garden Air conditioning Luggage storage WiFi available in all areas Safety deposit box Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Bar
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.
Kimpton Nine Zero, an IHG Hotel
Address: 90 Tremont Street
Luggage storage Family rooms Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Express check-in/check-out Heating 24-hour front desk Air conditioning
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.
The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston
Address: 215 Charles Street
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays WiFi available in all areas 24-hour front desk Laundry Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Safety deposit box Dry cleaning All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
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.
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.
The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address: 70 Sleeper Street
Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies WiFi available in all areas Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Cashless payment available Free WiFi
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.
Address: 15 Arlington Street
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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.
Frequently asked questions about the top boutique hotels in Boston, Massachusetts
1. Which boutique hotels in Boston have rooms with great views?
Not many boutique hotels in Boston have rooms with great views. But if you’re keen on staying at a property that has rooms with good views, then Revere Hotel Boston Common and Taj Boston would be your best options.
2. Which boutique hotels in Boston are romantic?
Many boutique hotels in Boston are romantic. If you’re traveling with your partner, then we recommend staying at these properties: i) The Eliot Suite Hotel ii) W Boston iii) The Bostonian Boston iv) Boston Harbor Hotel.
3. Which boutique hotels in Boston are good for families?
Several boutique hotels in Boston are good for families. Those traveling with children and extended family can consider staying at the following options: i) Revere Hotel Boston Common ii) Boston Hotel Commonwealth iii) The Bostonian Boston iv) The Eliot Suite Hotel.
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