Located a few blocks from Fenway Park, in Kenmore Square is the Buckminster Hotel. Although the decor is a bit dates, it is situated to allow you easy access to all that Boston has to offer, a stay at the Hotel Buckminster makes your days of exploration easy. Within walking distance to Fenway Park, the Charles River, the Museum of Fine Arts, and Boston Common, you can leave your car behind. And if you find yourself looking to explore further, the Kenmore Square "T" stop is just steps away. With 94 guest rooms and many amenities, including a swimming pool concierge services, you'll forget that most of the rooms in this hotel cost $200/night or less.
A stay at the Lenox comes with a side of romantic history. The music lover in your life will be enamored with the fact that Duke Ellington composed music within these walls. And the baseball enthusiast will wonder what exactly Babe Ruth did within these walls. The Lenox Hotel manages to bled elements of history into an elegant and comfortable design that makes you want to stay inside as long as possible. With a Copley Square location, this Back Bay boutique hotel makes exploration easy. Dine at an outdoor cafe on Newbury or take in the beauty of the Boston Public library. When you're done getting fresh air, head back to your room (ideally one with a fireplace) kick back and enjoy what you're really here for:each other.
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel offers enough "zen" to relax the most harried guest. Asian influenced decor allows guests to be transported to a place that encompasses calm. The service is unmatched anywhere within the city. Tickets, reservations and even services can easily be booked through their concierge. And for those in need of a something a bit more hands on to erase what ails, head to the hotel's 16,000-square-foot spa and fitness center for a fantastically serene treat; you can even book appointments side by side. Ideal for those who are looking to romance the one they love, as the Mandarin takes all the work out of your life and let's you focus on one another. A reservation at their on-site restaurant and a night cap at the bar (or sent to your room via room service) will nicely round out your stay.
This ultra chic boutique hotel draws locals in droves to score a spot on its rooftop pool during summer months. But only guests get the royal treatment at the Colonnade where modern design takes on a stylish attitude. A Four Diamond hotel in the Back Bay, you'll be central to everything. A short stroll will take you to Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Copley Square Mall and Prudential Center. Guest rooms are appointed with comfortable touches that make your stay comfortable while remaining fashionable. Sleek decor is complimented by fluffy comforters and plush mattresses allowing you to sleep in comfort and style each night.
Cross the river to find the Hyatt Regency, Overlooking Boston on the other side. Less than a mile from popular sites like Fenway Park this contemporary Cambridge Hotel makes for an excellent stay. Located along the Charles River, it is easy for guests to stay active. A short walk puts you in the heart of Harvard Square in one direction while a walk along the Charles lets you explore the parks and playgrounds for miles in each direction. Rent a canoe or kayak and take tot he river right outside your door, and see both cities from a very special viewpoint. The 411 guest rooms have been renovated to provide guests with the ultimate comforts to be found in hotel accommodations. You'll find a saline lap pool, and fitness center at your disposal as well as a bike rental service right on site.
A truly memorable hotel, the Eliot Hotel gives guest elegant touches that encourage relaxation. whether in Boston for business or pleasure, you'll be able to unwind at the end of your day in your swanky room at the Eliot Hotel. Rich linens offer European flair as fluffy comforters are topped with elegant throw pillows and mattresses let you sink in for a good night's sleep. Muted earth tones and light blue hues set the mood for a night in. Amenities go beyond the basic to include overnight shoe shine service, and complimentary passes to Boston Sports Club. On-site restaurants, Clio and Uni are two of Boston's best luxury dinner spots allowing you to sample some of the finest cuisine in the city and take the elevator back to your bed.
Located in Copley Square, The Sheraton is a solid choice for a stay in hotel with a great location. Nothing fancy here, simply clean and well cared for, the Sheraton is suited for those planning to spend most of the day on the go. Connected to the Hynes Convention Center and the Prudential Center, this right off Newbury Street location makes the perfect place to stay to enjoy your surroundings. On a wet day, you don't even have to go outside-use the entryways to take you from your hotel, through the Prudential Center and even into Copley Place. Enjoy the hotel's amenities that include an indoor/outdoor pool for relaxing, swimming and sunning.
The Hilton Boston Back Bay sits in the heart of it all. Across from the Prudential Center, around the corner from the Hynes Convention Center, and Newbury Street, this popular chain makes for a great Boston stay. Walk wherever you want or enjoy access to both the green line and orange line within walking distance. 390 modern guest rooms fill 26 floors of this glass front structure, each with all the comforts of home. You'll find each room equipped with LCD HDTV and work desk. While rooms on the top four floors offer panoramic views of Fenway Park, downtown Boston and the Charles River. With a fitness center featuring clean, modern cardiovascular and strength equipment, and a heated indoor pool complete with whirlpool and sun deck, you'll be sure to enjoy your stay.
When location is everything, and Fenway Park is in your plans, check into the Residence Inn Boston Back Bay/Fenway. Literally, around the corner from the ball field, you can't get a room any closer to the famed Green Monster. New for the 2014 season, the Residence Inn specializes in long stays, making it ideal for guests looking to spend more than a couple of days exploring Boston. Complete with the amenities you'd expect from a Marriott, this Residence Inn offers guests a pool and fitness center to enhance your stay. Suites with mini kitchen's let you make use of the hotel's complimentary grocery shopping services so you can stock up to dine in; just be sure to skip buying breakfast food, as the complimentary hot buffet lets you save on your am sustenance.
If you're looking to treat yourself and your kids to deluxe family accommodations in a room the size of some studio apartments, book a stay in Hotel Commonwealth's 515 square foot parlor suite. A go-to for those traveling for business or pleasure and wanting a downtown location close to the world famous Fenway Park, Hotel Commonwealth is a top pick. When traveling as a family, you'll beam when you see your kids light up after receiving their welcome gift: a backpack for stuffed with slippers from LL Bean, a bedtime story, flashlight and the hotel's signature Terry bear. Board games and family-friendly DVDs are available. The Hotel for Kids package even includes complimentary overnight valet parking. Situated near Fenway Park, it easy to catch a game or just take a tour.