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Downtown BostonBoston

The heart of America’s revolutionary history lies in the center of this city. Uncover the story of the nation and enjoy excellent arts and dining venues.

Experience a turning point in American history in Downtown Boston. The storied city’s central district features famous revolutionary locations where the nation changed forever. This is not just an open-air museum, however. Hop between atmospheric restaurants, popular theaters and family-friendly attractions in this historic neighborhood.

Stand outside the Statue of Sam Adams to join the Freedom Trail, a walking route that follows the history of Boston, led by costumed guides. This neighborhood features sights such as the Old State House, which was colonial Boston’s seat of government, and the Old South Meeting House, where revolutionaries plotted and voted for the Boston Tea Party. Walk to the river to find a historic boat that houses the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum.

Stroll around downtown to see how other old buildings have been transformed. Attend a choral performance in King’s Chapel, an 18th-century church filled with revolutionary stories. Old City Hall was built in 1865 and today functions as a restaurant and office building.

Boston is also famed around the world for its residents’ love of sports. Join huge crowds of local fans at TD Garden, the home of the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics. The venue also hosts some of the world’s biggest musical acts.

Meet the ocean’s most beguiling creatures at the New England Aquarium, a visitor attraction and conservation center. Feel the coarse skin of fearsome fish in the Shark and Ray Touch Tank and marvel at the colorful Caribbean fish in the Giant Ocean Tank.

Spend your evening at one of the many theaters and arts venues in the district. The Orpheum is famed for its rock and pop concerts while the Boston Opera House hosts Broadway shows. Stop by The Wilbur to enjoy local comedy or live music.

Travel to Downtown Boston by train. Stop at South Station on the eastern edge of the neighborhood. Most of the cultural and historical attractions here are open throughout the year.


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citizenM Boston North Station
citizenM Boston North Station
4 out of 5
80-120 Causeway Street, Boston, MA
The price is £83 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb

Located in West End, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of TD Garden and The Freedom Trail. Boston Harbor and Museum of Science are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,344 reviews)

"Nice hotel with funky little tiny rooms. Lacks privacy a bit since bathroom has a transparent door"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

citizenM Boston North Station
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
4 out of 5
505 Washington Street, Boston, MA
The price is £96 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb

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

4.6/5Wonderful! (2,259 reviews)

"Location was perfect! And loved that George Howell was eight downstairs"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2021

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InterContinental Boston
InterContinental Boston
5 out of 5
510 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA
The price is £125 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan

Located in Boston Financial District, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Boston Harbor, Boston Tea Party Ship, and Rowes Wharf. Boston Children's ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel near all. Clean and newly renovated room. The staff were excellent in providing information and helpful tips. I would definitely book a room there again."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

InterContinental Boston
The Bostonian Boston
The Bostonian Boston
4 out of 5
26 North St, Boston, MA
The price is £92 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan

Located in Downtown Boston, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Faneuil Hall Marketplace and New England Aquarium. TD Garden and Boston Common ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,841 reviews)

"Great balcony overlooking Faneuil Hall. Bed was very comfortable. Parking just across the street"…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2020

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Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown
3.5 out of 5
275 Tremont St, Boston, MA
The price is £76 per night from 14 Feb to 15 Feb

Located in Theatre District, this hotel is steps away from Boch Center, Tufts Medical Center and Wilbur Theatre. Emerson College and Charles Playhouse are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,002 reviews)

"Helpful staff, comfortable rooms and quick housekeeping service."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2021

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Hyatt Regency Boston
Hyatt Regency Boston
4 out of 5
One Avenue De Lafayette, Boston, MA
The price is £95 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan

Located in Downtown Boston, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Boston Opera House and The Freedom Trail. Boston Common and Orpheum Theater are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,849 reviews)

"The view was beautiful. The location is very convenient if you’re not from the city. Lots of restaurants and stores near by."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Hyatt Regency Boston
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