Hotels in Massachusetts
Hotels in Massachusetts range from the lavish retreats of the Berkshires to the modern high-rises overlooking the Boston Harbor. Luxury is always an option no matter which region you visit. Stay at one of our favorite hotels in Massachusetts.
Hotel Commonwealth was voted one of the Best Hotels in the USA by U.S. News and World Report. This elegant boutique hotel on Boston’s Back Bay is within walking distance of Fenway Park and many of Boston’s cultural and historical attractions. Boston Harbor Hotel is located on the historic waterfront. The Boston Harbor Hotel is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and is rated a five-star hotel by Forbes. Luxurious décor, sweeping views of the harbor, and unparalleled service make this one of the most luxurious Massachusetts hotels.
The Wauwinet borders a wildlife refuge on the northeast corner of Nantucket. This historic hotel offers guests breathtaking views, sophisticated service, and outstanding cuisine. Considered one of the best hotels in Massachusetts, this luxury hot spot boasts a stunning seaside location and plenty of amenities. Blantyre is tucked away in the Berkshires. Rich décor and lavish antiques create a warm and inviting hideaway.
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.
Once run by the Coast Guard to protect boats navigating the Cape Cod Canal, the Wings Neck Lighthouse, in Pocasset, can now be booked by families or other groups.
One of Boston’s first modern design hotels when it opened in Beacon Hill in 1999, the surprisingly homey 63-room XV (call it “Fifteen”) has stylish, bold interiors that contrast nicely with the 1903 Beaux-Arts building.
The Royal Sonesta looks over the Charles River from the Cambridge side, with views of Boston Harbor and downtown Boston.
To stand out in the fashion-forward Back Bay, interior designer Frank Nicholson approached the hotel as if it were a gallery. Everything has an artistic touch, from the blond-wood contemporary furniture to the masterpieces by Frank Stella and David Hockney.
The hotel's knotty-pine paneling and vintage furnishings channel a Maine camp.
Nantucket Town's largest, plushest resort—which occupies a prime spot at the northern edge of Nantucket Harbor—is often booked for spring and fall weekend weddings.
The wharf-side hotel overlooks the harbor and the full-size, rigged schooner Friendship of Salem, and it also tempts kids with its heated indoor pool.
Occupying the Romanesque former headquarters of the Ames farm-tool company, the 113-room downtown property is the very chic result of a collaboration between David Rockwell and the Morgans Hotel Group—the New York-based founding fathers, so to speak, of the boutique hotel.
On a clear day you can see Martha’s Vineyard from the ten-room Inn on the Sound, atop a bluff in Falmouth Heights.
The epitome of Boston sophistication, the Taj Boston, formerly the Ritz-Carlton, is perfectly perched in downtown Boston overlooking both the Public Garden and the Frog Pond at Boston Common. The hotel, originally opened in 1927, feels like a luxurious, opulent private residence.