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Revere Hotel Boston Common
4.0 out of 5.0
200 Stuart St, Boston
4.3 out of 5 (126 reviews)

The Revere Hotel is at the edge of the Theatre District, 1 block from the Arlington "T" Station and 2 blocks from Boston Common and the Public Garden.

Modern, clean and affordable I staid 4 nights. I enjoyed the view. It was very comfortable, clean room, spacious and affordable. Thank you guys for a good stay in Boston
   May 8, 2018
Hilton Boston Logan Airport
4.0 out of 5.0
One Hotel Drive, Boston
4.2 out of 5 (245 reviews)

This hotel is connected to Logan Airport terminals by a climate-controlled skybridge. A complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle is also available.

At the airport This is the hotel closest to the airport but we do pay quite a premium for it. The place didn't quite live up to its standards.
   Aug 10, 2018
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
4.0 out of 5.0
505 Washington Street, Boston
4.5 out of 5 (54 reviews)

Located in Downtown Boston, this boutique hotel is steps from The Freedom Trail, Boston Opera House, and Orpheum Theater. Boston Common and Boston Public Garden ...

Amazing!!! We got a standard king room, and it was a bit smaller than other hotel rooms we've had in other places, but it was cozy. It was just perfect for me and my husband. The bathroom has a sliding door, no lock, which was interesting. The bed was comfy. There was no fridge in our room, but we asked the ...
   Aug 6, 2018
Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
60 School St, Boston
4.0 out of 5 (51 reviews)

Located on Freedom Trail in downtown Boston, this hotel is 3 blocks from Quincy Market, 2 from the State House and Boston Common, and adjacent to the Financial ...

In Boston to see Constitution, and Freedom Trail Great Except, I was suffering from back pain and couldent do much of the walk
   Jul 17, 2018
Lakeside Inn
2.0 out of 5.0
595 North Ave, Wakefield
2.9 out of 5 (151 reviews)

Situated on a lake, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Woburn Mall, Burlington Mall, and Square One Mall. Royall Park and Tufts University are also within ...

Decent Late check in went smoothly. It was Friday night and there was a band playing in the bar and food served until 10. We got a burger, it was pretty big! Room was okay. Needs to be updated (desks, tables, chairs). Bed was okay but pillows flat. Bathroom door had a lot of scuffs on it. Surprisingly we ...
   Oct 17, 2017
Boston Park Plaza
4.0 out of 5.0
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston
4.2 out of 5 (95 reviews)

Located in historic Back Bay, this hotel just completed a $100 million dollar renovation, and is 3 miles from Logan International Airport and 200 yards from ...

A city gem Quick and easy check in. Close to everything. Great shopping and restaurants nearby.
   Aug 11, 2018
Sheraton Boston Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
39 Dalton St, Boston
4.1 out of 5 (188 reviews)

This hotel in Boston's historic Back Bay provides indoor access to the Hynes Convention Center, the Prudential Center, Copley Place malls, numerous shops and ...

Much nicer than expected And within walking distance of Fenway. Had a great stay.
   Jun 29, 2018
Archer Hotel Burlington
4.0 out of 5.0
18 3rd Avenue, Burlington
5.0 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Situated in Burlington, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Burlington Mall and within 9 mi (15 km) of Lexington Battle Green and Woburn Mall. Bentley College ...

Fantastic in every regard! Great location close to mall and restaurants. Facilities are the best. Clean and luxurious. Staff was fantastic and breakfast was awesome. We’ll definitely be back!
   Jul 2, 2018
Copley Square Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
47 Huntington Ave, Boston
4.1 out of 5 (95 reviews)

Boston's fashionable and historic Back Bay is the setting for this fully renovated boutique hotel on Copley Square. Newbury Street shops are 2 blocks away, and ...

Great location, nice stay, and outstanding service Enjoyed my stay during Tyler Connect Conference. Hotel stuff is super nice, hotel is very clean, and has the home feel. I will stay there again next time in Boston. Al is the driver who took us to the airport has an amazing personality and valuable history knowledge of the City. Thank you.
   Apr 30, 2018
Seaport Boston Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
1 Seaport Lane, Boston
4.5 out of 5 (306 reviews)

Atop Commonwealth Pier, near the Seaport World Trade Center and the Boston Convention & Exhibit Center, this hotel is one mile from the Financial District, three ...

Very convenient to Logan and South Station Was able to take the Silver Line from Logan right to the Hotel, enabling me to get a good night's sleep after a long flight. Going the next morning to South Station where I was able to take red line to parking was just as easy. Rooms are super nice, staff is very helpful and the restaurant quite ...
   Aug 12, 2018
Boston Marriott Copley Place
4.0 out of 5.0
110 Huntington Ave, Boston
4.2 out of 5 (197 reviews)

This 38-story Boston hotel is adjacent to 2 malls and a convention center, forming 3 climate-controlled blocks of shops and restaurants; within a half-mile of ...

The Staff Made it Great I brought my son Boston for his 5th birthday to Boston. He was so excited and kept telling everyone why he was there. The staff made it special and even got him a gift basket. I would recommend this hotel to anyone the location is great, the staff are phenomenal, and it was reasonable as well.
   Jul 3, 2018
Copley House
3.0 out of 5.0
239 W Newton St, Boston
4.0 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Located in Back Bay, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Copley Place, Hynes Convention Center, and Boston Symphony Hall. Prudential Tower and Boston ...

Close to our destination We didn't want to rent a car. We found this hotel which allowed us walking distance to local attractions, which is what we wanted. The hotel has a bit of historical feel. Clean and small. And, a reasonable price for the area.
   May 17, 2018
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Pro tips from our travel blog: Everything you need to know for a perfectly rewarding trip to Boston

Celebrate the old in the modern city of Boston

The city of Boston offers visitors a compelling combination of style, sophistication, history and charm. Travel back in time by taking a guided tour of the Freedom Trail, an actual red-brick path that weaves through the city and highlights the events that led to the US declaring independence from Britain. The tour includes a visit to Boston Common, Park Street Church and the Old State House, landmarks associated with the American Revolution. Boston's sophistication is partly due to its culture of academia and innovation. Known for its many academic institutions, there are over 100 universities and colleges in the greater Boston area. Some of the more famous ones are Harvard, MIT, Tufts University and Boston College.


Top attractions
Battle of Bunker Hill memorial

A memorial monument that stands a proud 221 feet in the air makes its home on Breed Hill in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. The Battle of Bunker Hill, although actually fought on Breed Hill, marks itself as the first official battle of the American Revolution. A symbol not only of the battle but of early Americans' dreams of independence, much effort was put into the Bunker Hill Monument's creation; a railroad was built just to transport the granite needed for its construction. Spend the afternoon here with the family, or admire it on your march along the Freedom Trail.

Cheers

”Where everybody knows your name.” Cheers, which was originally named Bull & Finch pub, adopted its current moniker after the TV show gave the place such a boost in popularity. Situated conveniently in the city's center, locals and people from out of town can both enjoy the memorabilia and cozy atmosphere still available at this famous bar.


Alternative ideas
The Boston Public Library

One of the oldest and largest libraries in the country, the Boston Public Library has millions of books and record archives at its disposal. The library is also renowned for its amazing architecture, which some have said resembles that of a mausoleum. Author talks, book signings and other literary events are often held here, making the BPL an ideal place to stop for a calmer family activity or on the way back to your hotel after a long day of business.

Cambridge Antique Market

Open Tuesday through Sunday, this marketplace covers five floors with approximately 150 antique dealers showing their wares. Being on the East Coast, the antique stalls are well-stocked, and each artifact comes with a unique history. Whether you're looking for estate jewelry or that one focal piece of furniture, there's a good chance you can uncover it at the Cambridge Antique Market. Just be sure to allow space in your luggage for the prizes you may find here.


Climate

If you're visiting Boston in the early months of the year, you can expect a typical northern winter, with temperatures averaging about 27 degrees Fahrenheit. Sections of Boston that are more inland can become even colder. The hot and humid summers average near 80 degrees. The humidity lessens the farther inland you go, but the entire city experiences at least mildly hot and balmy weather conditions. This is especially true during late June, July and August. Late summer and early autumn can bring on severe thunderstorms or even hurricanes. On the plus side, Boston has never experienced a life'threatening tornado.


Best time to visit

Late spring and early summer are the best times to begin looking for Boston hotels to book for your vacation. Since the winters can prove to be too cold and the fall experiences heavy storms, visiting during the summer ensures that weather will not prevent you from exploring all that this city has to offer. Festivals frequently pop up during the warmer months; your stomach won't thank you for missing Chowderfest. Although both the history and modernity of Boston will ensure there's something to do 12 months a year, the great weather of the summer will motivate you to keep moving all day, and into the night.