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Top Boston Historic Hotels

The Kendall Hotel
3 out of 5
350 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
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The price is CA $172 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.8/5Exceptional! (983 reviews)

"Great place to stay! We really enjoyed it! Nice location."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

The Kendall Hotel
The Lenox Hotel Boston
4.5 out of 5
61 Exeter Street, Boston, MA
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The price is CA $227 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (971 reviews)

"Amazing staff and service! All so friendly and just a beautiful cozy atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 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 CA $164 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (959 reviews)

"This is a great hotel with fabulous attention too detail and terrific staff"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 24, 2020

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

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Hawthorne Hotel
3.5 out of 5
18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA
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The price is CA $198 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (921 reviews)

"The Staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. They let me check in a few hours early so we could make the most of our trip. I'll be booking with them again in the future for sure."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Hawthorne Hotel
The College Club of Boston
3 out of 5
44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
The price is CA $117 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (758 reviews)

"Great location and beautiful old building. No housekeeping during stay due to Covid precautions, but otherwise a comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 23, 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 CA $212 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.4/5Excellent! (970 reviews)

"Great historic location. Top notch in every considerable aspect."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 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 CA $135 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25
4.4/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"It's a hard time right now during covid, but this hotel made our trip worth doing at a time like this. The staff was very friendly and made sure we had extra coffee and towels in the room. I loved the location because it was just a short walk to the aquarium, Quincy market and the south station train ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 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 CA $161 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.4/5Excellent! (961 reviews)

"The rooms was fantastic. Very clean and the staff were great. It's just unfortunate that the bar is closed because of Covid. Not their fault but just sucks."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 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 Oct. 7, 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 CA $155 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
4.3/5Excellent! (1,970 reviews)

"Nice view out window, especially at night. Close to Quincy Market and Water Front. Short walk to Boston Common and government center."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 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! (1,368 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 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 CA $132 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.2/5Very Good! (1,612 reviews)

"Great stay if you in that location for a specific reason. A short walk from shops and good restaurants, but if you have an extended stay where you may be driving to different locations daily, I would recommend a stay a little bit outside of the city. Parking was validated at the garage to discount ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
4 out of 5
60 School St, Boston, MA
The price is CA $143 per night from Nov 13 to Nov 14
4.2/5Very Good! (3,149 reviews)

"due to Covid there was no food or food service in the hotel perfectly located, parking was very expensive but the staff were very nice"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
Hotel Buckminster
3.5 out of 5
Beacon Street, 645, 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 May 6, 2020

Hotel Buckminster
Concord's Colonial Inn
3 out of 5
48 Monument Square, Concord, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.1/5Very Good! (604 reviews)

"I have always loved staying at the Colonial Inn, and they've made everything as workable and safe as possible during the time of the pandemic. We really appreciated the complimentary breakfast delivered to our room (M-F) and additional coffee as required! Plus a coffee for the road when we checked ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

Concord's Colonial Inn
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 CA $179 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.1/5Very Good! (5,360 reviews)

"It was my first time in an hotel since COVID. Strange feeling, but the hotel felt safe"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Boston Park Plaza
Quality Inn & Suites Lexington
2.5 out of 5
440 Bedford St, Lexington, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $84 per night from Nov 13 to Nov 14
3.4/5Good! (994 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jul. 21, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Lexington
The Constitution Inn
2 out of 5
150 3rd Ave, Boston, MA
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3.2/5 (1,096 reviews)

"i like everything about the property and it is quiet."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Boston

When you take a Boston trip out of town, it is easy to decide on a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your accommodation having all the much-needed conveniences. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more unique hotel can enhance your stay. Staying in a Boston historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room that is also overflowing with personality. Additionally, it affords you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Boston's history.

Something Old, Something New

A stay in one of these Boston traditional hotels can transport you to a past period as soon as you pass through the lobby. From unique architecture to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you'll instantly get the sense like you are time traveller, not a tourist. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. While these lodgings are older, they have most modern conveniences to help you wind down during your trip. You will find your room furnished with a comfy bed and just about anything you might need for a marvellous getaway.

Once you've checked-in and had a look around your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by touring the famed landmarks and art museums. If you love history then you picked the right place. Boston has 54 historical buildings and landmarks inearby. After travelling places like Massachusetts Statehouse, ROSEWAY (schooner), and LUNA (tugboat) you'll be able to write your own history book on Boston. Oh, and don't forget to add in a visit to Brook Farm. Looking for more things to do in Boston? You can see what fellow guests thought were worth a visit in Expedia's comment section. You'll find 25649 tips on great places to grab a bite, more sightseeing opportunities, and what they enjoyed most about their visit.

Book Your Boston Historic Hotel

Boston has 1916 vintage hotels that maintain the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where respected novelists stayed. You're certain to land a hotel that has all the amenities and the traits you want. Make sure to book your vintage hotel soon, or you may miss out on staying in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Boston?
The historical relevance of Boston is well regarded so be sure to visit the notable monuments, especially if you’re a history buff. Be sure to check out the college campus and acclaimed theater scene while you’re here. You can also discover the fascinating museums in this vibrant area.
What'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 to soak up the local history include Hawthorne Hotel and The Liberty, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Boston?
In Boston, there are 1904 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 325 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 theaters, 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?
Historic hotels give guests an opportunity to stay in a building recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs, or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Boston usually retain original elements like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Boston have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d find in a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. In Boston, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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