Massachusetts

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 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.

Located just across the Charles River from downtown Boston, Hotel Marlowe is a boutique-style Kimpton property with a quirky-meets-chic design.

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.

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.

Overlooking Norman B. Leventhal Park, the Langham Boston resides in the former Federal Reserve Bank. Completed in 1922, this Renaissance Revival structure features an elegant main entrance trimmed with gold molding and two N. C. Wyeth murals hanging in their original spots in the lobby.

This family-owned hotel has one-to-four-bedroom suites, cottages, and home rentals, all fronting South Beach in Edgartown.

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.

A step up from camping, these accommodations aren’t for everyone; the (nonworking) fireplaces bear graffiti marks from former guests, and the cast-iron beds probably date from the hotel’s opening in 1931.

Masculine yet cozy, the 225-room Back Bay Hotel is laden with history: the 1925 limestone edifice with ornate friezes fronts one of Boston’s last Italian Renaissance Revival buildings, which was police headquarters for 70 years.

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

On a sailboat-filled inlet, the Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, on Pleasant Bay, is Chatham’s other top place to stay. A 1740’s Colonial with lanterns has been converted into the main reception area; most guest rooms are in clapboard cottages scattered throughout 27 acres of gardens.

This refined island inn is actually a complex of ivy-draped 18th- and 19th-century houses secreted among lovingly tended gardens.

Sprinkled throughout the dunes and neighboring woods, the one- to three-bedroom accommodations aren’t much to look at—straight out of the 1950’s, they have knotty pine walls, bamboo furniture, outdoor showers, and screened-in porches—but the price can’t be beat, with rock-bottom weekly rates, eve