A selection of the best five star hotels in Boston, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience the height of luxury at The Newbury Boston, a 5-star hotel located in the city centre of Boston. Opened in June 2021, this elegant hotel offers free bikes, a garden, a shared lounge and bar, and free WiFi throughout the property. Relax in one of the stylish guest rooms, each equipped with a TV and some with a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and minibar. Enjoy a delicious Continental, American or vegetarian breakfast each morning, and savor American and Italian cuisine from the hotel’s restaurant, offering vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options. The hotel is the perfect base for exploring the area, with popular attractions such as the Boston Public Garden, Boston Common and Hynes Convention Center all within 1 km. For added convenience, car hire is available and Logan Airport is just 7 km away.
Rooms: 286 Stars: 5
Encore Boston Harbor is a luxurious hotel, opened in September 2019 and situated in Boston. It offers great value and a delightful property, with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge, restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout, as well as an ATM, concierge service and tour-organising facilities. All rooms come with a coffee machine and bed linen. The Freedom Trail is 4.6 km away, and Boston North Station is 4.7 km. The nearest airport is Logan Airport, 6 km from the hotel.
Rooms: 671 Stars: 5
The Whitney Hotel Boston is a charming boutique hotel located in the centre of Boston. It offers air-conditioned rooms with comfortable beds, free bikes, free WiFi and a fitness centre. Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, which serves American and Mediterranean cuisine, or relax in the shared lounge. Each room has a wardrobe, flat-screen TV, private bathroom, safety deposit box, minibar and city views (in selected rooms). The hotel also provides room service and helpful information at the reception. It is conveniently situated near popular attractions such as King’s Chapel and Burying Ground, Boston North Station and TD Garden. Logan Airport is 6 km away.
Rooms: 65 Stars: 5
Experience the luxurious Eliot Suite Hotel, one of Boston’s premier five-star boutique hotels. Built in 1925, this charming accommodation is situated in the heart of Back Bay and just minutes from the Hynes Convention Center. Guests will find elegant rooms with down comforters, marble bathrooms, soundproof windows, and flat-screen TVs, as well as complimentary WiFi. Enjoy an on-site sashimi bar and restaurant, free access to the Boston Sports Club, and a business centre. Concierge staff can arrange dinner reservations, nightly turndown service, and even babysitting or petsitting. Plus, the hotel is close to the Prudential Shopping Center and Newberry Street shops, and just 900 metres from Fenway Park.
Rooms: 95 Stars: 5
Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston is the perfect spot for luxury and style. Located in the centre of Boston, this trendy hotel boasts a bar, restaurant, free bikes, an indoor pool, fitness centre and free WiFi. All guest rooms have air conditioning, a seating area, flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and private bathroom with shower. Some rooms even feature a terrace and a coffee machine and iPad. With popular attractions near by such as the Hynes Convention Center, Back Bay Station, Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park, as well as Logan Airport just 9km away, Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston is the ideal destination for a great stay with great views.
Rooms: 215 Stars: 5
The Fairmont Copley Plaza is a luxurious five-star hotel in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. It features majestic architecture, modern amenities, a business centre, fitness centre and a concierge service. Guests will also enjoy its proximity to popular attractions such as the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church and Hynes Convention Center, all within a five minutes walk.
Rooms: 383 Stars: 5
Experience the height of luxury in the heart of Boston. Enjoy stunning views of the Charles River while indulging in the comfort of our luxurious guestrooms featuring flat-screen TVs. Enjoy award-winning dining and lounge options, as well as complimentary seasonal bicycle rentals and yoga classes. Built in 1851, the Liberty Hotel blends historic charm with modern amenities such as wireless internet and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Delight in gourmet cuisine at Clink, Alibi, Scampo, and The Liberty Bar. Explore the Museum of Science, Kendall Square, Faneuil Hall, and the historic harbour area, all within walking distance.
Rooms: 298 Stars: 5
Experience luxury and great value at InterContinental Boston, located a short distance from the vibrant attractions of Boston Common and Faneuil Hall. Relax in modern guest rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and earthy colors, as well as 55” flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, and in-room safes. Enjoy free WiFi access with an IHG Rewards program membership. Indulge in French cuisine at Miel, organic ingredients at RumBa, a tequila bar and sushi at Sushi-Teq, and a private champagne bar at Vodkaba. Rejuvenate at the on-site spa with steam rooms, opening at 6:00 on weekdays and 7:00 on weekends, with treatments starting at 9:00 and ending at 20:00. Nearby, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is just 1.3 km away, and Logan International Airport is 6 km away.
Rooms: 424 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at the 5-star Mandarin Oriental Boston. Situated in the historic Back Bay district, the hotel boasts a full-service spa, gourmet restaurant, fitness centre and on-site shopping. Rooms are outfitted with designer linens, TV, minibar and marble bathrooms with bath or shower. WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. Enjoy French cuisine at Bar Boulud, cocktails at the M Bar & Lounge and stay fit in the gym. The hotel is conveniently located near The Shops at Prudential Center, Hynes Convention Center, Prudential Tower and Logan International Airport. Treat yourself to the best at the Mandarin Oriental Boston.
Rooms: 148 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Boston, USA
If you’re looking for a place to stay in Boston, there are plenty of excellent neighborhoods to choose from. Whether you want to be close to the action or just enjoy a more laid-back atmosphere, there’s a hotel to fit every need in this vibrant city.
The Back Bay is one of the most popular areas for visitors to Boston. This historic neighborhood is known for its beautiful brownstone buildings and tree-lined streets. It’s also home to some of the city’s best attractions, including the world-famous Prudential Center and Fenway Park. Hotels in this area range from luxurious high-end options to more affordable mid-range choices.
The South End is another great option for visitors to Boston. This up-and-coming neighborhood is known for its trendy restaurants and eclectic shops. It’s also home to some great art galleries and cultural attractions. Hotels in this area range from budget-friendly options to high-end luxury choices.
The Seaport District is a great choice for travelers looking to stay close to the action. This waterfront neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, and shops. It’s also a popular spot for outdoor activities, such as kayaking and biking. Hotels in the Seaport District range from luxury options to more affordable choices.
For a more relaxed atmosphere, consider staying in Cambridge. This historic neighborhood is home to Harvard University and MIT, giving it a unique academic atmosphere. It’s also home to some great restaurants and shops. Hotels in Cambridge range from budget-friendly options to more luxurious choices.
The North End is another great choice for visitors to Boston. This vibrant neighborhood is known for its Italian heritage and its wide selection of restaurants and cafes. It’s also home to some of the city’s best attractions, including the Old North Church and Paul Revere’s House. Hotels in the North End range from mid-range options to luxurious high-end choices.
No matter which area you choose to stay in, Boston has plenty of excellent hotels to choose from. From budget-friendly options to luxurious high-end choices, there’s a hotel to fit every need in this vibrant city.