Hotels in Massachusetts

The views are some of the main highlights at the Colonnade, as each room has floor-to-ceiling windows that (wait for it) actually open. Shocking indeed, and watching the world go by while having a glass of pinot is a fine way to spend the early evening hours.

The signature red awnings on the outside of the Langham are a distinct touch on this building that once housed the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

The Mandarin's marble-and-limestone exterior provides cool cover for the warmth of its interior space, which brings together elaborate flower arrangements with a mix of warm woods (rosewood, no?) and surfaces that seem impossibly shiny.

With its curved glass exterior, the sweeping design of the InterContinental is meant to subtly evoke the clipper ships that used to ply their trade right in the adjacent harbor.

Built in 1927, the Park Plaza was once the grande dame of Boston’s hotels, and it has played host to every president since Warren G. Harding.

Stepping inside XV Beacon, one is struck by the sheer variety of earth tones that dominate the palette: Deep tans, elegant black lacquer, and shiny silver finishes all come together perfectly.

Located in the heart of Kenmore Square, the Hotel Commonwealth is close to Fenway, Boston University, and other Hub favorites. You’d do well to take your visit to the next level by checking into one of their signature suites.

Offering a bit of modern elegance (oh, look at all that glass) combined with nods to proper New England tradition, the Envoy is the Innovation District’s newest hotel.

Keeping it local is what the Revere does best.

The guest rooms in this 19th-century South End townhouse are named after Broadway luminaries (Sondheim, Bernstein, and others) and decorated accordingly, with tasteful show posters, musical scores, and more.

The hulking 294-room Charles, on the eastern edge of Harvard Square, is the best reason to stay north of the river.

Opened in the Back Bay in 1912, the Fairmont Copley Plaza is a seven-story Beaux-Arts building—complete with a spacious lobby decorated with Italian marble columns, a gilded ceiling, and crystal chandeliers. Every U.S.

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