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Top Boston Historic Hotels

The Kendall Hotel
3 out of 5
350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £130 per night from 9 Oct to 10 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)

"Old world charm. The staff were extremely helpful under the circumstances (COVID-19)."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Kendall Hotel
The Lenox Hotel Boston
4.5 out of 5
61 Exeter Street, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £186 per night from 14 Oct to 15 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (968 reviews)

"The Lenox truly stands up to its expectations. It is a boutique, historic hotel and one fully expects to see Judy Garland coming down the hallway. Lenox reflects the gilded age of Hollywood with all modern comforts. Staff is gracious and friendly. Location is great. Loved sitting by the fire with ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

The Lenox Hotel Boston
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston
4.5 out of 5
138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £151 per night from 21 Oct to 22 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (970 reviews)

"The hotel was excellent. Very beautiful on the inside. The rooms were very clean and the staff was wonderful. They took our temp on the way in and check in was quick. Anna the front clerk was so friendly and explained everything carefully. The hotel is close to the Paramount area where the stores ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

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Hawthorne Hotel
3.5 out of 5
18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA
The price is £238 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (939 reviews)

"Everyone was so nice and we loved the restaurant and lobby the hotel was beautiful and staff superior will definitely go back"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Hawthorne Hotel
The College Club of Boston
3 out of 5
44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
The price is £92 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (757 reviews)

"College Club of Boston B&B is a hidden Boston Gem. My room was very large with a 10 ft ceiling and bay window overlooking Commonwealth Avenue, vintage furnishings and a modern updated bathroom in a Back Bay brownstone one block off the Public Garden. Service was very personalized. The room sanitation ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

The College Club of Boston
The Liberty, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston
5 out of 5
215 Charles St, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £162 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Our stay at the Liberty was excellent! The room was extremely clean with added cleaning precautions implemented to keep everyone safe. The hotel itself is in excellent condition - you can tell they continually invest in the place. Check-in was easy and we appreciated that all the restaurants were ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

The Liberty, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston
Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall
4 out of 5
89 Broad St, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £120 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"It was a very nice property! Would have been nice if there was a pool or breakfast options available."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall
Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
4.5 out of 5
90 Tremont St, Boston, MA
Free cancellation
The price is £128 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (967 reviews)

"Nice room , great window views from the corner unit. Because of COVID-19 there was no house keeping, minibar for water, Ropes and Resturants. We stayed Four nights, bed was very comfortable and quiet. It’s hard to give a rating during COVID-19. But we would return to this hotel. There are other comments ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
3.5 out of 5
1 Court Street, Boston, MA
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4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"The hotel is nice and centrally located. Disappointingly, the staff was not welcoming or accommodating. There is no business office that can help print boarding pass or other documents you’ll need like cruise documents. The night desk staff looked like he’d rather sleep. The room is comfortable. ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
Harborside Inn Of Boston
3 out of 5
185 State St, Boston, MA
The price is £115 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (2,002 reviews)

"Great location, hotel and rooms are nice and clean. A little dark thou."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Harborside Inn Of Boston
Copley Square Hotel
4 out of 5
47 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,399 reviews)

"Centrally based. Lovely room and breakfast buffet."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Copley Square Hotel
Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
4 out of 5
161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (1,627 reviews)

"Was a very good location for exploring Boston, close to subway stops to venture outside Boston as well. The room was very nice, even had a Keurig machine. Bed was very comfortable, the restaurant Elephant & Castle, next door was convenient and had good food."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
4 out of 5
60 School St, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £130 per night from 16 Oct to 17 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (3,195 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and friendly staff will definitely be staying here again"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
Boston Hotel Buckminster
3.5 out of 5
645 Beacon St, Boston, MA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"We absolutely loved our 2 day stay here last year. Walking distance to Fenway and eateries. Beds were comfortable. It's an older style hotel. Only downside was the parking. There is not a ton of parking and if you are lucky enough to get into the garage, it's a tight fit to park. Can't wait to ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Boston Hotel Buckminster
Boston Park Plaza
4 out of 5
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £134 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (5,405 reviews)

"I alway receive great service when I stay here. The staff is kind and always helpful and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

Boston Park Plaza
Concord's Colonial Inn
3 out of 5
48 Monument Square, Concord, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £108 per night from 10 Oct to 11 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (598 reviews)

"Such a nice and romantic place! The room was very comfortable (king size bed) and quiet. Beautifully arranged- It felt like stepping in the 1700s!- yet very comfortable. The only thing was there was no cabinet/ table in the bathroom to put our things on so we had to put them on the floor... other ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Concord's Colonial Inn
Quality Inn & Suites Lexington
2.5 out of 5
440 Bedford St, Lexington, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
3.4/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Room was comfortable, and quiet. I work nights, so quiet is important to me."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Lexington
The Constitution Inn
2 out of 5
150 3rd Ave, Boston, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
3.2/5 (1,115 reviews)

"Close to restaurants and sites on the Freedom Trail. Reasonable price. Friendly and efficient staff."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2020

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About Boston Historic Hotels

When you go on a Boston trip out of town, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your accommodation having all the necessary conveniences. However, staying in an in a more distinctive hotel can enrich your getaway. A stay in a Boston historic hotel still accommodates you with a fully-furnished room and one with loads of character. Furthermore, it offers you the chance to immerse yourself in Boston's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the traditional hotels in Boston give you a feel for a bygone era right from the start. With Victorian-style architecture and addresses in the heart of the city, it will become apparent what makes Boston a must for travellers. Fortunately, you won't have to live fully in the past. Although these lodgings are historic, they have up-to-date comforts to help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and just about everything you'll need for a marvellous stay.

After you have checked-in and had a look around the historic hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the renowned landmarks and museums. Undoubtedly, all this perusing through the past will stimulate your appetite. Be sure to read the reviews and see the recommendations other guests to Boston think is merit going to. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can get recommendations where a couple of their favourite spots to enjoy a pint or tea in Boston are.

Your Boston Hotel Is Waiting

If you are looking to get the most out of your Boston visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this renowned city. With Expedia's 341 one-of-a-kind accommodations to pick from, you're certain to find at a great rate. However, like the past civilisations, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Boston?
The historical relevance of Boston is well regarded so be sure to visit the monuments, especially if you’re a history buff. Be sure to check out the university campus and fascinating museums while you’re here. You can also discover the acclaimed theatre scene in this vibrant area.
Where's the best place to stay in Boston that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Boston Omni Parker House Hotel is a top 4-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hawthorne Hotel and The Liberty, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Boston?
Boston is home to 1502 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 270 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Boston?
Boston is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Quincy Market and The Freedom Trail. Known for its museums and theatres, cultural venues include Boston Opera House, Boston Children’s Museum and Museum of Science. Other popular sights include Fenway Park and Boston Common.
What is a historic hotel like in Boston?
A historic hotel gives guests an opportunity to stay in a place recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Boston typically retain authentic characteristics such as period features or traditional architecture in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasise the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value that the place has and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Boston have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the amenities you’d find in a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Boston doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s rundown.

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