Hotels near Downtown
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“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”
- Matsuo Basho
At the heart of Boston is a cow pasture that made U.S history. Early colonists used Boston Common for grazing cattle until 1640, when it became America's first public green space. The Puritans cast a long shadow over the Common, erecting a public gallows for hanging accused witches and hapless Quakers. Today, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Lyric Opera perform tragic deaths on the Common strictly for entertainment. Kids play epic games of tag across the Common's 50 acres of history, from the Puritans' spooky Central Burying Ground to the lawn where Dr. Martin Luther King led 1960s civil rights protests. Bostonians have skated across frozen Frog Pond each winter for centuries, and couples have sweated out first dates in pedal-powered Swan Boats on the Public Gardens Lagoon since 1877. Tricorn-hatted docents from the Common Visitors Center lead visitors along the Freedom Trail, in the footsteps of revolutionaries who plotted the Boston Tea Party at Old South Meeting House and were buried in Granary Burying Grounds. Sleek downtown buildings rub shoulders with colonial brick landmarks on School Street, where a mosaic marks the site of America's first school around 1635. Charles Dickens was a regular at downtown's historic Omni Parker House—but he probably would have enjoyed a drink in the Clink, the new Liberty Hotel bar inside the former Charles Street Jail.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Downtown

Copley House
Copley House
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8.0
Excellent
239 W Newton St, Boston
from $135
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston - Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston - Downtown
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8.2
Excellent
821 Washington Street, Boston
from $169
Loews Boston Hotel
Loews Boston Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
154 Berkeley Street, Boston
from $219
Mandarin Oriental Boston
Mandarin Oriental Boston
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9.2
Excellent
776 Boylston St, Boston
from $595
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden
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7.4
Good
280 Friend Street, Boston
from $149
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Logan Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Logan Airport
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8.3
Excellent
225 William F. McClellan Highway, Boston
from $169
Courtyard by Marriott Boston-South Boston
from $159
The Liberty, a Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston
from $169
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf
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8.7
Excellent
34-44 Charles River Ave, Boston
from $186
Copley Square Hotel
Copley Square Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
47 Huntington Ave, Boston
from $199