Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Downtown Boston based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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  • #1
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    Four Seasons Hotel Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.7 miles to city center
    #1 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2080 reviewsTripAdvisor (2080)
    Free WiFi

    The Four Seasons Hotel Boston is known for catering to even the most discerning of luxury seekers. Perched on the southern edge of the Boston Public Garden, this hotel is beautiful inside and out. Recent guests praise the lavish amenities at this Four Seasons, which include spa services and an indoor pool (with fresh fruit available poolside). Guest rooms and suites feature understated New England decor in neutral tones and luxurious touches, such as glass-topped desks, refrigerated private bars and marble bathrooms. But it's the overly accommodating hotel staff, the serene setting and the flavorful dishes served at The Bristol that keep visitors returning year after year. Plus, this Four Seasons property sits within walking distance of top sites like Boston Common and the Freedom Trail.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.5 miles to city center
    #2 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 963 reviewsTripAdvisor (963)
    Free WiFi

    Boasting easy access to Boston Common and the Freedom Trail, The Ritz-Carlton, Boston provides luxury seekers with an enviable location and impeccable service. Most recent guests report receiving first-class treatment upon arrival at this Ritz outpost. But that's not all that previous visitors enjoyed. Many appreciate the property's top-notch facilities, which include an in-house spa, a well-equipped fitness center and an on-site bar. But what really keeps guests craving more time at this luxurious retreat are the elegant accommodations, which feature amenities like sleek flat-screen TVs, marble bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs, 400-thread-count Frette linens and Bose radio systems. The hotel is also home to the Artisan Bistro, which recent guests said offered good food but even better service. Thanks to the Ritz's Marriott connection, those participating in the company's rewards program are eligible to redeem points for free stays.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    InterContinental Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.5 miles to city center
    #3 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 5251 reviewsTripAdvisor (5251)

    When it comes to luxurious lodging, you can count on InterContinental – and its Boston branch is no exception, boasting a wide variety of amenities, including a bounty of spa services and several on-site restaurants. The InterContinental also serves as the perfect home base for family travelers; it's located just a short walk from the harbor, the Boston Children's Museum, and the New England Aquarium. Plus the elegant accommodations, which feature a warm beige and yellow color scheme and upscale amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, minibars and waterfront and skyline views, win over guests consistently. If you frequent InterContinental properties and take part in the company's IHG Rewards Club program, you may earn extra perks, such as free stays and discounts, by choosing to stay here.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
    Boston, MA
    0.1 miles to city center
    #4 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3012 reviewsTripAdvisor (3012)

    Located within walking distance of Boston Common and Faneuil Hall, this hotel is the perfect retreat for luxury-lovers who will take advantage of Nine Zero's signature Kimpton amenities, such as in-room spa treatments, complimentary wine receptions and pet-friendly services. Plus, Kimpton Nine Zero's stylish accommodations also ooze luxury, with custom bedding, honor bars with gourmet and organic snacks and a complimentary morning newspaper delivery service available upon request. And when hunger strikes, you can unwind at the sophisticated on-site restaurant, which boasts contemporary bites and refreshing cocktails. But don't expect all this to come cheap: Recent guests bemoan Kimpton Nine Zero's high price tags. However, if you participate in the Kimpton Karma Rewards program, you may earn freebies, such as minibar credits, for deciding to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    The Boxer Boston Hotel
    Boston, MA
    0.4 miles to city center
    #5 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1282 reviewsTripAdvisor (1282)
    Free WiFi

    Giving the historic architecture of Boston's Flatiron Building a modern look, The Boxer offers boutique accommodations in the heart of downtown, within walking distance of classic and modern-day attractions like the Freedom Trail and TD Garden. Aside from its West End location, recent guests appreciated the comfy, albeit small, rooms, which feature tufted headboards and open-frame wardrobes. Other in-room amenities guests can enjoy include Keurig coffee makers, access to free Wi-Fi and marble bathrooms. Recent visitors also commended the staff members throughout the hotel, saying everyone from the valet to the cleaning crew was courteous and personable. After taking in the historic sights, guests can sample the fare at Finch restaurant and bar, which keeps it local by serving up New England classics for breakfast and dinner.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Langham, Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.3 miles to city center
    #6 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2682 reviewsTripAdvisor (2682)
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    Set in historic downtown Boston, this hotel makes a great choice for sightseers. Stay here and you'll be just a short walk from both the Boston Children's Museum and the New England Aquarium – a major selling point for families. Plus, historic attractions like Faneuil Hall are also easily accessible. But location isn't the only thing recent visitors love about this property: The elegant New England-inspired decor, The Reserve and Café Fleuri restaurants and Chuan Body + Soul spa also earn high marks. The hotel's opulent accommodations, appointed with wooden furnishings, iHome docking stations, flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms, serve as a relaxing place in which to unwind after a long day of exploration. And it's the luxurious rooms and friendly service staff that continue to impress travelers, bringing them back to The Langham time and again.

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    W Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.6 miles to city center
    #7 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1990 reviewsTripAdvisor (1990)

    Resting on the southern edge of Emerson College – just a few blocks south of the Boston Public Garden – the W Hotel grants visitors lodging in a convenient location. The W features an all-glass exterior with interiors featuring funky modern decor and simple-yet-stylish furnishings. The fanciful design extends to the accommodations, which feature modern accents, locally crafted artwork and high-end amenities like iPod docking stations, flat-screen TVs and Bliss Spa bath products. Most recent guests report a pleasant stay overall, however some do complain about the floor-to-ceiling windows' inability to drown out the noise from nearby nightclubs. Past visitors suggested booking a corner room for additional space. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here. When you're ready to step outside your stylish digs, head to the W Lounge for casual bites and inventive cocktails.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    The Bostonian Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.2 miles to city center
    #8 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2066 reviewsTripAdvisor (2066)

    History buffs looking for a place to hang their hats should look no further than The Bostonian Boston. Set within walking distance of most major city attractions, the Bostonian earns high praise from recent visitors who say that the hotel has the best location in town. Previous guests also say the accommodations are exceptionally cozy, thanks to thoughtful touches such as flat-screen TVs, plush bathrobes and eye-popping orange accents. Plus, each room boasts outstanding views of downtown Boston. The hotel itself has plenty to offer, too, including a fully equipped fitness center and the North 26 Restaurant & Bar. Guests also compliment the hotel's excellent customer service, citing the staff as extremely friendly and helpful.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    Revere Hotel Boston Common
    Boston, MA
    0.7 miles to city center
    #9 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4885 reviewsTripAdvisor (4885)
    Free WiFi

    The Revere Hotel Boston Common's renovated space features contemporary decor and unique amenities. Guests can stay connected with high-speed Wi-Fi and receive treats and toys for four-legged friends provided by the nearby Polka Dog Bakery. Rooms at The Revere are equipped with HD TVs, large work spaces and, in suites, balconies. Though guests agree that both the hotel's location and the spacious rooms couldn't be better, they caution that some rooms can fall victim to outside noise. Just steps away from the Boston Common, this hotel caters to travelers who prefer to be surrounded by vibrant streets and historic sites. And after a long day of exploration, you can retreat to the hotel's inviting Atrium or the trendy Revere Rooftop.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
    Boston, MA
    0.1 miles to city center
    #10 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1801 reviewsTripAdvisor (1801)
    Free WiFi

    Boasting high-end luxury and an urban locale, the Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton beckons to the modern art lover. Painted all white and splashed with subtle yet colorful accents, the Ames earns high praise for its beautiful design. The hotel's enviable access to Faneuil Hall and the Freedom Trail also makes it an attractive choice for tourists. While most recent guests rave about the property's understated accommodations – appointed with crisp duvets, luxe bathrobes, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations – others lament the high price for parking. Still, most cite the courteous hotel staff as a reason to return. Also, keep in mind that because of the hotel's Hilton ties, members of the Hilton Honors program can earn and use points here. 

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Omni Parker House
    Boston, MA
    0.1 miles to city center
    #11 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 8996 reviewsTripAdvisor (8996)

    Situated within walking distance of Boston Common, the Omni Parker House seems to be fit for a king. All 551 guest rooms are simple yet elegant, boasting a blend of warm neutral tones and maroon accents and deluxe amenities like cozy robes, flat-screen TVs, work desks and coffee makers. Most recent guests reported a pleasant stay, citing the hotel's prime location, lovely decor and excellent staff as its best assets. The common areas of the hotel are opulent with sculpted bronze doors, ornate ceilings and mahogany furniture. Another crowd-pleaser: Parker's Restaurant, which serves up local specialties such as Boston cream pie and Boston scrod. As part of the Omni clan, loyalty members staying here are eligible to receive free perks, such as complimentary Wi-Fi and free nights, thanks to the Select Guest rewards program.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    Hyatt Regency Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.4 miles to city center
    #12 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4546 reviewsTripAdvisor (4546)
    Free WiFi

    Perched on the edge of Boston's Chinatown district, within walking distance of the Boston Public Garden and Boston Harbor – the Hyatt Regency makes an ideal choice for travelers looking to dive into the city's eclectic culture. Previous visitors agree that this hotel serves as an excellent home base for exploring the city's diverse neighborhoods like South End. When you're ready to call it a day, head back to the Hyatt Regency for a dip in the pool or a flavorful meal at the hotel's contemporary restaurant, Avenue One. Afterward, retreat to your room, furnished with simplistic decor and upscale amenities like an iPod docking station, a coffee maker, a flat-screen TV and Hyatt's signature Grand Bed. Factor in the friendly staff and more affordable rates compared to other downtown hotels and you'll see why most recent visitors are raving about their stay. However, some do say navigating the property is a bit strange as you need to take separate elevators to get to the lobby and the rooms. Rest assured that if you're a Hyatt Gold Passport holder, you can redeem extras like free nights by choosing to bed down here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
    Boston, MA
    0.2 miles to city center
    #13 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2425 reviewsTripAdvisor (2425)
    Free WiFi

    Recent guests can't stop raving about the location of the Club Quarters Hotel in Boston. Located in the Financial District within walking distance of the Boston Common, the waterfront and multiple T stations, this Club Quarters outpost provides a great home base for exploring the city, according to reviewers. Guests were just as complimentary about the accommodations, which they said were comfortable and clean, and included amenities such as flat-screen TVs, work desks, Keurig coffee makers and free Wi-Fi access. Travelers can also opt for an upgraded room, which includes a fully equipped kitchenette, while those in town on business can reserve an extended stay apartment. When it's time to dine, the hotel offers an Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant, which guests said was also the perfect place to grab a drink after a day walking the Freedom Trail. Aside from the amenities and location, repeat visitors said the friendly staff is what keeps them coming back to the property. 

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall
    Boston, MA
    0.3 miles to city center
    #14 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2402 reviewsTripAdvisor (2402)

    Don't be deterred by the corporate location: The Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall makes an ideal home base for business and leisure travelers. This massive hotel sits just blocks from Boston Harbor, the New England Aquarium, Faneuil Hall and some of downtown Boston's most popular restaurants and shops. The hotel itself isn't too shabby either, boasting spacious rooms equipped with 42-inch flat-screen TVs, marble baths and comfortable work areas. Plus, here you'll have access to a fitness room and tasty New England fare at Fin Point. While recent guests love the Hilton's ideal location, they do offer mixed feedback on the staff. Some said everyone they encountered was friendly and happy to assist, while other noted a few hotel employees seemed uninterested in helping or a bit disorganized. On the upside, if you frequent Hilton properties and you participate in the company's Honors rewards program, you may earn or accrue benefits, such as free nights' stays, by choosing to bed down here.

     

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    Kimpton Onyx Hotel
    Boston, MA
    0.4 miles to city center
    #15 in Best Hotels in Downtown Boston, Boston
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1588 reviewsTripAdvisor (1588)

    Tucked into the bustling, historic streets between the West End and North End, the Kimpton Onyx Hotel lures travelers with its peaceful atmosphere and enviable urban location. One block from TD Garden, the hotel is set within walking distance of many beloved Boston sites, while the Museum of Science and scenic Cambridge are also easily accessible. Recent guests have plenty of positive things to say about the Onyx's stylish accommodations, appointed with eye-popping red accents and signature Kimpton amenities like sumptuous linens, Atelier Bloem bath products and iHome sound systems. Though some visitors noted the rooms were on the smaller side. The hotel itself boasts many desirable amenities as well, such as complimentary wine hours, pet services and a 24-hour fitness center. When hunger strikes, retreat to the chic Ruby Room, which dishes up mouthwatering bites. If you're a member of the Kimpton Karma loyalty program, you may earn or redeem extra perks, such as free room upgrades, by choosing to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class

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