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.
The more recently built, privately owned Cottages at Maushop Village, in the New Seabury resort development, are handled by both owners and rental agents.
The clapboard Chatham Bars Inn, in Chatham, was the first luxury hotel on Cape Cod and is still its toniest address, with prices (and a bit of attitude) to match.
This 1860 Beacon Hill inn—hidden on a cobbled street fittingly lined with gas street lamps—is an enchanting urban refuge. The town-house property was once a "show-home," where the monied Brahmin set could ogle 19th-century architectural styles.
In the center of Sandwich, the Belfry Inne occupies three restored buildings, including a former church and the Painted Lady, a turreted 1882 Victorian house.
Boston’s only Ritz (the Taj chain bought the famous Back Bay property in 2006) is an 12-story glass-and-steel monolith that looms above the Common’s greenery.
Check-in at Aloft is via a circular Aloha kiosk reminiscent of the e-ticket machines at airports—only staffed. You also have the option of using smaller, unstaffed kiosks, which will not only check you in to the hotel but also print out airline boarding passes.
The next best thing to staying aboard your own sailboat is booking one of these weathered-shingle cottages, perched on Nantucket Harbor wharves with the sea swishing right below.
The hilltop location of Land's End Inn provides clear views of the beach and ocean as well as downtown Provincetown. Built in 1904, the octagonal towers of the weathered-gray, shingled inn are surrounded by gardens and intimate patios.
The 1884 property, with country-classic guest rooms decorated with both antiques and reproductions and convivial conversation in the tavern, has been in operation for 125 years.
Located just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, Hotel Marlowe is a boutique-style Kimpton property with a quirky-meets-chic design.
The 1927 Colonial Revival building in the center of Northampton has cozy appeal with its fireplace, feather duvets, and whirlpool tubs.
Near Fenway Park in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood, the 149-room Hotel Commonwealth resides inside a French Empire-style building. Shades of red are splashed over everything from furniture to carpeting to artwork in both public areas and guestrooms.