Newton, Massachusetts is a suburban city in Middlesex County that’s just a few miles west of downtown Boston. It’s known for having beautiful tree-lined streets and open recreational spaces, and it was originally settled and incorporated in the 1600s. Today, the town has a population of over 85,000 and provides alternative accommodations to staying in Boston. Here are the best hotels and B&Bs to stay near Newton, Massachusetts.
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The Newton Plaza Hotel Boston is another great choice in Newton and just over the Massachusetts Turnpike near universities and hospitals. You’ll be just five miles from all the excitement of Boston when you stay here. The hotel has an on-site restaurant and bar, indoor pool, fitness facility and complimentary Wi-Fi. The Tavern serves a buffet breakfast, while the Social Restaurant & Bar serves casual American fare for lunch and dinner. Business travelers stay here to use the executive boardroom, spacious ballroom, catering services, and event spaces.
This Newton B&B is located in a 1930 Colonial home on a quiet tree-lined street. It has two second-floor guest rooms that share a private bath. Enjoy the gourmet breakfast served in the bright kitchen or adjoining deck. It is a block from Boston College’s Newton campus, with free shuttle service offered to the main campus. There’s also a resident Siamese cat named Precious who lives here.
To be in Newton, you can also stay at the Boston Marriott Newton for peaceful river views and all the amenities you’d expect from a Marriott hotel. You’ll be near Norumbega Park and the Rose Art Museum, as well as Brandeis University and Boston College. There are two restaurants on site, as well as room service. The Marriott has an indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center to help you stay active during your trip for business or pleasure. Business travelers who stay here can use the copy, fax, and messenger services, as well as the full-service business center and overnight delivery/pickup.
Another B&B option in Newton is the Chelsey Road Bed and Breakfast in an Italianate-style Victorian home built in 1849. All rooms have private bathrooms, and there’s a lovely porch and garden too. All rooms come with towels, robes, bath amenities, and free Wi-Fi. A complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room each morning.
The Four Points by Sheraton Boston Newton is another recommended hotel in Newton and part of the Marriott brand of hotels. It puts you in the center of a small-town New England vibe while also being close to Crystal Lake, Bullough’s Pond, and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir. Prospective students and their families stay here to tour Brandeis University, Boston College, Harvard University, and Boston University. It’s an ideal place to split your time between the city of Boston and the Boston suburbs. Pets up to 40 pounds are allowed here for a $75 fee. There are dining venues on site to serve all meals, as well as room service. The Four Points by Sheraton Boston Newton also offers an indoor swimming pool and fitness center.
You can also get the B&B experience in Newton by staying at A Village B&B. It offers spacious suites with private baths and a room with a half bathroom. The rooms are in a Queen Anne Victorian home just steps away from the Green Line streetcar. Guests enjoy breakfast in the main dining room, and the hosts can accommodate special dietary needs. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, TVs, refrigerators, and coffeemakers.
Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel
If you’re willing to venture a little further out, the Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel is a great option near Newton, only a 10-minute drive from the city center. This Marriott hotel is by the Route 128 train station and MBTA subway station on the outskirts of Boston. It has a business center, indoor pool, free Wi-Fi, and ergonomic workspaces. The Sheraton also offers an expansive fitness center, pet-friendly rooms for pets up to 75 pounds with a $75 fee, and on-site café and bar with happy hour specials.
Another Needham destination less than a 10-minute drive from Newton, Homewood Suites by Hilton Needham Boston is steps from Culter Park Reservation and the Charles River Country Club. Hotel perks include free hot breakfast, complimentary evening socials, free parking, and an indoor pool. Guests also appreciate the fitness center, meeting rooms onsite, and pet-friendly rooms that accommodate pets up to 85 pounds for a $125 fee.
You can also stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Needham to be near Newton, especially for longer-term stays that may last a few weeks or months. Only 10 minutes away, you’ll find spacious studio and one-bedroom suites with separate areas for living and sleeping. Guests who stay here enjoy the complimentary on-site parking, pet-friendly rooms for two pets up to 75 pounds (a $150 fee applies), and a fitness center. A full American breakfast is complimentary each morning.
Less than 10 minutes away from Newton, this Waltham hotel is a great choice for having all the comforts of home. Crescent Suites Hotel LLC has been serving guests since 2009 and is right on the scenic Charles River. The hotel offers options for travelers looking for a place to stay for a day, week, month, or more. There are spacious suites here in different sizes and configurations. Hotel perks include complimentary breakfast, in-room kitchens, free parking, a gym, cribs for infants, outdoor patio, and guest laundry.