Hotels in Massachusetts
Why It’s Unique: Located on 22 acres of parkland designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the two-story Aviary treehouse in the Berkshire Mountains features limestone wet room with an antique soaking tub, circular stairs leading to the second-floor sleeping quarters, and a Bang & O
A short walk from the center of Edgartown, this property has the notion of coastal living down pat. Inside the three-story Gothic Revival building are 17 light-filled rooms dressed in toiles and stripes, each grounded by an English antique or two.
Nantucket’s grandest luxury hotel is also one of the most private and remote on the island, set along a stunning stretch of northeastern coast.
Completed in 1922, the Renaissance Revival structure housing The Langham, Boston boasts an elegant main entrance trimmed with gold molding and two original N. C. Wyeth murals.
Little Inn on Pleasant Bay in South Orleans is down the road next to a cranberry bog, and sits high on a hill with fantastic views of the shoreline. White slipcovered furniture and pickled-wood ceilings create a beachy vibe.
This 19th-century compound centers on a pool and gardens. The clientele is very social (and mostly gay).
The boutique resort and spa is painted in warm pastels, and is just a half-block from the beach. Ask for the Oscar Wilde room, which overlooks the town’s emblematic Pilgrim Monument.
Starwood's first LEED-certified hotel has 123 rooms that look standard at first glance. Oversized windows make use of natural light, the pantry is stocked with treats from the farmer's market; hybrids get prime spots in the parking lot; and the gym overlooks a solar-heated indoor pool.
This eight-room bed and breakfast’s moniker comes from the town of Nantucket’s original name: “Sherburne” or “Sherborn.” Built in 1835 to house offices for the Atlantic Silk Company, the interior of this three-star location is influenced by Greek Revival, French, and English, like the swooping st
A group of Boston real estate developers challenged Campion A. Platt (the designer responsible for New York’s MercBar and the Park Avalon) to re-create this historic 1900 building in an up-and-coming neighborhood a few blocks from Beacon Hill.
Learn how to meditate at this yoga and health center in the Berkshires with a variety of holistic “retreat and renewal” programs. As is true of most things Berkshire, Kripalu is authentic, complex, quirky, storied, and unlike anyplace else. Its appeal is not flashy or immediately apparent.
Tucked along a quiet row of Victorian town houses in the arty South End, this 1868 brownstone has been meticulously reinvented as a three-room B&B.
This family-owned hotel has one-to-four-bedroom suites, cottages, and home rentals, all fronting South Beach in Edgartown.