With its world famous Ballet, the Museum of Fine Arts and the nearby Harvard University, Boston is one of America's oldest cultural treasures, located in the state of Massachusetts. It’s considered by many to be the Birthplace of American Liberty, and its unique character is formed by the many buildings and sites that have survived from the time of the American War of Independence. With so much to see and to do, Boston city really does offer something for everyone.
The lively centre of Boston offers a great variety of 3 to 5 star hotels. In the middle of the Financial District you’ll find a whole host of luxurious hotels with spacious guest rooms overlooking the city. Or if you’d prefer a little culture, you’ll find plenty of options within walking distance of the Downtown Crossing and the Theatre District, where the cultural and architectural history of the city is clearly visible.
The area of Fenway Kenmore is the perfect choice for a quiet business hotel or apartment, just outside the centre. Just because it’s not right in the centre doesn’t mean there’s nothing to keep you occupied, Fenway Park district for example, offers a home to the world famous baseball players from the Red Sox, while being within walking distance of the stadium and the brilliant works of art located at both the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Gardner Museum.
Back Bay is an exclusive area of the city, frequented by American sports and movie stars and dominated by unique fashion boutiques and trendy restaurants. As such, you’ll find some of the trendiest boutique hotels around this area, offering pools, gorgeous restaurant and free WiFi. Spend a night in a spacious Back Bay hotel room and wake the next morning to walk amongst the celebrity elite along the Prudential Centre to the historic Trinity Church.
The handful of hotels located in Beacon Hill are offer a homely atmosphere and are well integrated into the old colonial streets, dominated by houses with bright red brick and antique shops. Seeing as it’s so close, it is worthwhile to take a peek at the grand parliament building, the Massachusetts State House.
For a romantic getaway, book a room in South Boston, with many hotels offering views over the beautiful South Boston Waterfront, which houses the Convention and Exhibition Centre, as well as the Children's Museum. The impressive Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is also a stone's throw away. Then there’s the beach walk to Castle Island, with its historic fortress dating to the time of the Revolutionary War.
Remember, before you depart from Logan International Airport, a trip to the districts of Dorchester and West End are a must. The nearby university city of Cambridge, where the prestigious Harvard is located, is well worth a visit too.
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