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Boston has a wide variety of hotel accommodations near its major landmarks. These hotels include luxurious properties, boutique offerings, and familiar chains. You can stay close to the sights you want to see most because there are several options in every area of the city.
The Back Bay Hotel
The Back Bay Hotel is a luxury hotel near many Boston landmarks, and the hotel itself is also a landmark. The building was formerly the headquarters of the Boston Police Department before being converted to luxurious lodgings. The Freedom Trail is to the east of the hotel. Stroll over to the path and take a 2.5 mile walk through history, with 16 different landmarks that are all open to the public. You can also walk to the Museum of Science, the Isabella Gardner Museum, and Fenway Park, the well-known home of the Boston Red Sox. The hotel has packages aimed at families, art lovers, and shoppers, or you can simply book a room without any add-ons.
The Omni Parker House
The Omni Parker House is a luxury hotel right on the Freedom Trail, the path to all of Boston's most important historical landmarks. You can easily access the Boston Common and Public Gardens from the hotel if you enjoy parks or have kids who want to run off some energy, and the city's financial district is also within walking distance. Back at the hotel, you enter through impressive sculptured bronze doors and head to your room in the city's oldest operating hotel, a landmark in its own right. Enjoy television on a 32 inch flat screen, relax in a cushy robe, or surf the internet with the included wireless service.
The Colonnade Hotel
The Colonnade Hotel is a boutique hotel that's close to Boston's famous Freedom Trail. It also puts you in the heart of the city's art scene, since it's near the Boston Symphony and the Museum of Fine Arts. If you love to shop while on vacation, you'll want to hit Newbury Street, known as the Rodeo Drive of the East, and the nearby Copley Square Mall, to search for bargains. At the hotel itself you'll find a rooftop pool for swimming and lounging around. Your room will feature such luxurious appointments as a marble bath, gourmet coffee and tea maker, floor to ceiling windows that you can actually open in nice weather, and a Sound Soother alarm clock to lull you into rest.
The Charlesmark Hotel
The Charlesmark Hotel is a boutique hotel in Boston with a central location near many landmarks. It is right across the street from the Boston Public Library, and its entrance is right at the finish line of the illustrious Boston Marathon. If you'd like to see the Charles River, it's only a four-minute walk away. The hotel is close to public transportation that will take you virtually anywhere you want to go in the city. Your room will be decorated in a stylish boutique fashion. The furnishings are all imported and custom made. Your stay includes free bottled water, premium television stations, a DVD player, a stereo system, and complimentary internet access. A daily continental breakfast is also included in your room's price.
The Holiday Inn at Beacon Hill
The Holiday Inn at Beacon Hill is a chain hotel in a prime location close to many Boston landmarks. When you step out the door and onto Cambridge Street, you'll be greeted by gas-lit street lights and sidewalks paved with bricks, transporting you back in time with colonial ambiance. The hotel itself is right by the Boston Common and Public Gardens, and you're also near Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. You can easily pop over to the TD Banknorth Garden if you want to see a Celtics or Bruins game during your stay. The hotel has free internet, an on-site health and fitness center, and an outdoor pool. The restaurant has kids-eat-free deals if you bring the family.