Top 15 Boutique Hotels In Boston, Massachusetts - Updated 2021

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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 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.

1. Revere Hotel Boston Common (from USD 177)

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

2. Hotel Commonwealth (from USD 239)

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.


Boston Hotel Commonwealth

Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue

Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Valet parking Restaurant Access to health care professionals On-site parking Express check-in/check-out Business centre

3. The Eliot Suite Hotel (from USD 275)

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.


The Eliot Suite Hotel

Address: 370 Commonwealth Avenue

Dry cleaning Physical distancing rules followed Shoeshine Heating Family rooms Non-smoking rooms Private parking Contactless check-in/check-out

4. W Boston (from USD 377)

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.


W Boston

 

Address: 100 Stuart Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

5. The Bostonian Boston (formerly the Millennium Bostonian Hotel Boston) (from USD 143)

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.


The Bostonian Boston

Address: 26 North Street

Air conditioning Spa and wellness centre All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Terrace Car hire Physical distancing rules followed Bar Internet services

6. Charlesmark Hotel (from USD 149)

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.


Charlesmark Hotel

Address: 655 Boylston Street

Heating WiFi available in all areas Non-smoking rooms Restaurant Laundry Internet services Lift WiFi Available

7. The Verb Hotel (from USD 162)

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

8.91 User Rating

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

8. Boston Harbor Hotel (from USD 468)

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

8.91 User Rating

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

9. The Godfrey Hotel Boston (from USD 151)

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

8.91 User Rating

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

10. The Whitney Hotel Boston (from USD 374)

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

11. Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel (from USD 179)

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

12. The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel (from USD 275)

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

13. XV Beacon Hotel (from USD 545)

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.


XV Beacon Hotel

Address: 15 Beacon Street

Shuttle service (free) Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Luggage storage Special diet menus (on request) Fitness centre Babysitting/child services Airport shuttle

14. The Envoy Hotel, Autograph Collection (from USD 279)

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

15. 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.

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.

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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