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Where To Stay in Boston: Best Hotels For Families

Where To Stay in Boston: Best Hotels For Families

Welcome to New England! Boston is home to some of the best attractions, local cuisine (clam chowder!!), and provides a vast history for tourists of all ages to enjoy. Now the question is, where should your family stay while visiting good ol’ Beantown? Here is a list of top hotels that provide great amenities for families, along with desired location and style.

The Heart Of The City: Omni Parker House (from USD 179)

Omni Parker House
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When it comes to enjoying the beauty of Boston, the Omni Parker House has a location that cannot be beat. Directly in the heart of downtown Boston, guests can walk to multiple historic landmarks, including the Freedom Trail, the Paul Revere House, and Old South Church just to name a few. Walk two blocks and you’ll find the Boston Common, a lovely public park with flowers, ponds, and famous statues all over. The Common is also home to annual festivals and attractions. Whether it’s skating on the ice rink, jamming out to music events, or catching a movie in the park, your family will always have something to enjoy.

Omni Parker House itself is quite historic. It was founded in 1855 by Harvey D. Parker and stands as the oldest running hotel in Boston. The hotel is small, but lavish, reflecting the desires of guests from the 19th century. Although the rooms may not be as spacious as rooms in other hotels, you’re getting the real historic experience at the Omni Parker House.

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Harboring the best views: Seaport Boston Hotel (from USD 206)

Seaport Boston Hotel
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When visiting a beautiful new city, who says you have to spend your entire vacation in the actual city? At the Seaport Boston Hotel, guests can enjoy a lovely view of the city’s great harbor and indulge in urban activities, but also have the opportunity to explore the entirety of New England.

Guests are offered discounts for Zipcars and other car rentals, so taking a drive down the eastern coast for a lovely scenic tour is conveniently accessible. Guests can also stay in for the afternoon at the spacious indoor pool and get energized for their next adventure.

Average Price $$$

1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210

+1 617 385-4000

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Let's be friends: The Westin Copley Place (from USD 215)

The Westin Copley Place
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The Westin Copley Place is not only family friendly, but pet friendly, and not to mention their staff is welcoming too. This classic hotel has offers any family can take advantage of: Boston Hubway bike rentals that will allow your family to enjoy the city on two wheels. Take a stroll through Fenway Park to sightsee, catch a baseball game, or walk to the Boston Public LIbrary for beautiful scenery and books galore.

Located right in Copley Square, The Westin Copley Place is connected to the Prudential Center full of shopping, restaurants and fantastic views from the observatory deck located on the 50th floor. Some of the best that Boston has to offer is right at your front door.

Tip: Forgot your outdoor gear? For families looking to get outside, The Westin partners with New Balance to provide guests with athletic gear for only 5 USD during your stay!

Average Price $$$

10 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

+1 617 262 9600

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Can't beat this view: Revere Hotel Boston Common (from USD 209)

Revere Hotel Boston Common
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Welcome to the Revere Hotel Boston Common, where beautiful balcony views and park strolls are just a reservation away. Known for its spectacular location in downtown, this hotel offers guests a room right next door to all the famous Boston attractions, including the Freedom Trail and of course, the Boston Common.

Revere Hotel Boston Common caters kindly to families with kids of all ages, providing spacious rooms of elegant and classical design, with modern amenities. Additionally, they’re highly recommended for their comfortable furniture and beds. Stay here and it’ll be a breeze to explore all day and comfortably sleep all night.

200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116

+1 857 366-5873

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Kids come first: Loews Boston Hotel (from USD 415)

Loews Boston Hotel
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As luxurious as Loews Boston Hotel looks on the outside, this hotel is all about families and good service on the inside. Kids can enjoy guests amenities from the moment they walk in the door, with an optional activity book to color and read upon arrival. The hotel also provides a “Kid’s Closet,” offering toys, strollers, nightlights, gaming systems and various other items as needed.

Loews Boston Hotel provides a children’s menu and babysitting services for families, along with a ready-to-go list of family friendly tourist attractions nearby. So prepare for a warm welcome, comfortable rooms, and all you need to make your vacation in Boston with the kids something to remember.

Average Price $$$$

154 Berkeley Street Boston, Massachusetts, 02116

+1 617-266-7200

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Visit family-friendly Boston!

Coupled with Boston’s popularity for its history, cuisine and fine New England style, another great reason to visit is the vast amount of children’s activities that are offered. Boston ranks high in festivals and events, specifically for children, both seasonally and year round. Look below for some great activities posted daily and get excited to visit this wonderful city with your entire family!

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