Hotels near Old State House
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Founded in 1630, Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Sites related to the American Revolutionary War are popular destinations for history buffs.

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Bricco Suites
Bricco Suites
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8.6
Excellent
241 Hanover Street, Boston
from $240
The Eliot Hotel
The Eliot Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
370 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
from $295
Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston Waterfront
Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston Waterfront
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8.6
Excellent
3 Battery Wharf, Boston
from $179
Boston Marriott Long Wharf
Boston Marriott Long Wharf
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8.7
Excellent
296 State St, Boston
from $199
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Logan Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Logan Airport
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7.8
Good
225 William F. McClellan Highway, Boston
from $186
Charlesmark Hotel
Charlesmark Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
655 Boylston St, Boston
from $99
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
606 Congress St, Boston
from $179
Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
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8.1
Excellent
161 Devonshire St, Boston
from $169
The Lenox Hotel Boston
The Lenox Hotel Boston
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9.2
Excellent
61 Exeter Street, Boston
from $235
Taj Boston
Taj Boston
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8.7
Excellent
15 Arlington St, Boston
from $212
More About Hotels near Old State House...

What’s the Boston Massacre Site?

The Boston Massacre was a street fight between colonists and British troops on March 5, 1770. Patriots threw snowballs, sticks, and stones. Soldiers fired guns, killing five people and wounding six others. This brawl was a signal event in the American War for Independence.

Which Hotels Have the Best View of the Boston Massacre Site?

The Boston Massacre occurred where Devonshire and State Streets intersect. A circle of cobblestones in front of the Old State House commemorates the site. The best view of the site is not from a hotel; it’s from the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile-long path passing 16 downtown Boston historical sites.

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel, on the Freedom Trail, is the birthplace of Boston Cream Pie and Parker House rolls. The rate for a room with two queen beds is $199. Nine Zero Hotel, also on the Freedom Trail, offers rooms with two queen beds at the non-refundable rate of $231. It is the most pet friendly hotel in Boston. Ames Boston Hotel, in an 1893 skyscraper, is 10 minutes from the Freedom Trail. A room with two double beds is $214 at the advance payment rate.

What Are the Benefits or DrawBacks of Staying at a Hotel near the Boston Massacre Site?

History buffs looking for hotels in Boston near War for Independence sites should stay on, or close to, the Freedom Trail. With 16 important sites along one path, it makes sense to stay in this area. Boston has the fourth most expensive rate for hotel rooms in the country. In spite of this, there are rooms priced lower than $250 near the historic sites.

What Do I Need to Know About the Boston Massacre Site?

Admission to the Boston Massacre Site is free. You are there for the historical significance of the area, not to see a spectacular monument. There are self-guided Freedom Trail tours and ones provided by the Freedom Trail Foundation.

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