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One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a historic market square that’s been the site of markets, meetings, debates, and protests for 280 years. By booking a hotel nearby, you’ll have easy access to the dozens of shops, restaurants, pubs, street food carts, and many of the city’s other hotspots that put Boston on the map as one of the best places to learn about U.S. history. These hotels offer something for everyone, whether you’re looking for value accommodation or a luxurious retreat.
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Set within a landmark building that overlooks Boston Harbor, with a history that dates back to the mid-19th century, Marriott Vacation Club Pulse at Custom House is less than a 5-minute walk from Faneuil Hall Marketplace. A popular Boston hotel for families, it offers dozens of planned activities for adults and kids alike. There is no pool, but on the 24th floor, you’ll find a game room with arcade games, a foosball table, air hockey, and a pool table, while an observation deck offers 360-degree views of Boston. The rooms are huge and suite-style, featuring flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes, and free Wi-Fi, and the bedroom is separated from the living area.
Located in the heart of historic Boston, right by the Old State House and just a quarter mile from Faneuil Hall, Hyatt Centric Faneuil Hall Boston sits within a repurposed Art Deco office building. Rooms are spacious and include 55″ HDTVs, minifridges, Keurig coffeemakers, and 24/7 room service. There’s a 24-hour fitness center as well as a bar and restaurant that serves an array of tasty options from pasta and pierogies to burgers.
A top pick for families, XV Beacon is a boutique hotel with pet-friendly rooms located just steps from Boston Common and about a half-mile from Faneuil Hall Marketplace in a turn-of-the-century landmark Beaux Arts building. It enjoys a peaceful, leafy setting in the Beacon Hill neighborhood, and all rooms come with flat-screen TVs, gas fireplaces, and free Wi-Fi. There’s a fabulous rooftop deck with views of Beacon Hill and the Charles River, plus a destination steakhouse and fitness facilities. In-town car service is provided on a complimentary basis too.
One of the most iconic and best hotels in Boston, the Boston Harbor Hotel sits along the waterfront. Its rooms and suites offer views of the cityscape or the harbor, along with flat-screen HDTVs, free Wi-Fi, Bose Wave radio systems, and minibars stocked with liquor, beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks. The Specialty Suites come with private, furnished terraces, walk-in spa showers, and Nespresso coffeemakers. Guests can also enjoy access to a private health club-style spa and fitness center, a full-service marina, and award-winning dining at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille.
Located along the waterfront next to the New England Aquarium and just a short walk from Faneuil Hall, the Boston Marriott Long Wharf is a great pick for families and couples alike. In addition to being steps from the famous aquarium, Christopher Columbus Park is next door, too, as well as a few other fun things to do in Boston. Plus, rooms include pull-out sofa beds for extra sleeping space and standard amenities like iPod docks, 37″ flat-screen TVs, and minifridges. Most have views of the harbor or city streets. There’s also an on-site indoor pool, while the property’s restaurant, Waterline, serves breakfast and dinner with a traditional menu of New England cuisine.
Just a short walk from Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and the Freedom Trail, the Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall hotel offers an ideal location, set within a 1920s skyscraper. Rooms range from standards to two-room suites with separate living rooms, and all include 42″ flat-screen cable TVs, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, and marble bathrooms with separate tubs and showers. There is a large fitness center, an outstanding array of cardio and weight-training equipment, and an on-site restaurant. The Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with dishes ranging from New England classics to modern American fare.
Located between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Common, the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel offers many unique perks for human guests and their furry best friends, including dog beds and water dishes. A complimentary wine tasting is hosted every evening while free coffee, tea, and newspapers are available in the lobby. Free loaner bikes and in-room spa services can also be enjoyed, and you’ll find a 24-hour fitness center with cardio and weight machines on-site. There’s a sexy lounge with a bar made from old library cabinets, while the stylish rooms have quirky upscale decor, beds with pillow-top mattresses, 27″ flat-screen TVs, minibars, and even cocktail shakers.
Located at the end of a wharf just a 5-minute walk from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Boston Yacht Haven Inn & Marina is a waterfront hotel that offers excellent value and a great location. It hosts just 10 rooms, suites, and a penthouse so you’ll want to book well in advance to avoid disappointment. Guests rave about the five-star experience, fabulous views of the harbor, clean and comfortable rooms, and the tasty breakfast served every morning. All rooms include flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, and microwaves. Upgraded options include harbor views and one of the suites comes with a private wraparound balcony for panoramic views of the water and the city. A gym, lounge, and private marina are all on-site.
The Langham is housed in a former Federal Reserve Bank, one of the most significant structures in the city and a National Architectural Landmark. It’s just over a 5-minute walk from Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Rooms are traditional, 18th-century English style, and all come with large flat-screen TVs, Bose Wave Music Systems or iPod dock radios, minibars, and Keurig coffeemakers. The Chinese-inspired spa with an indoor heated pool is a highlight, with a full-service menu of treatments. Some of the treatment rooms include private soaking tubs. There’s an on-site Italian restaurant, a fitness center, and a free local taxi service.
The Bostonian Boston Faneuil Hall Hotel is right across the street from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, offering a prime location and over 200 fashionable rooms that are larger than average and come with many upscale touches like luxe linens, robes, and Juliet balconies. Some have a fireplace, and all come up with flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms. The on-site restaurant, North 26, offers 24-hour in-room dining, and there’s a 24-hour gym with Precor equipment fitted with personal TVs.
Located less than a 10-minute walk from Faneuil Hall and just a block from Granary Burial Ground, where Paul Revere, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and other notable figures were buried, the Omni Parker House is in a historic building. It offers modern rooms, all of which come with flat-screen TVs, minibars, coffeemakers, bathrobes, and minibars. Families with children may want to book the one-bedroom Freedom Trail Family Suite, which includes bunk beds, beanbag chairs, dress-up costumes, and a chalkboard wall. Couples will enjoy the luxuries of the 1,000-square-foot Harvey Parker Suite with its sweeping city views and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi, among other extras. The hotel has an impressive 24-hour fitness center, a full-service restaurant, and a swanky bar.
Club Quarters Boston is a value option with a convenient location in the Financial District near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. All rooms are clean and comfortable, featuring amenities like Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, work desks, and free Wi-Fi. Some even have kitchenettes, ideal for an extended stay or staycation in Boston. The on-site Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant is a great place to grab a drink or enjoy a bite, with a British pub kind of feel and classics like fish and chips.
Steps from Faneuil Hall Marketplace and only a block from the waterfront, the Harborside Inn is somewhat of a hidden treasure, with affordable rates and a prime location. An independently-run hotel with a nautical theme, it has just over 50 rooms, most of which have views of the city or the hotel’s interior atrium that extends eight stories up to the roof. All rooms include flat-screen TVs, DVD players, free Wi-Fi, and mini-fridges. There’s a popular lounge on-site that attracts guests and locals alike. If you’re in need of a bite, you can grab dinner there, too, delivered from the neighboring restaurant Central Wharf Co. While there is no gym on-site, discounted passes are provided to one of the city’s top clubs, located just a 5-minute walk away, that also includes access to an indoor pool.
The Boxer is a boutique hotel that’s less than a 5-minute walk from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, set within the Flatiron Building. It hosts chic industrial-style rooms with upscale amenities like K-cup coffeemakers, iPod docks, minibars, flat-screen TVs, bathrobes, and designer toiletries. There’s a stylish restaurant and bar on-site where you can enjoy a breakfast buffet, light bites for dinner, and drinks, while many other eateries can be found within just a short walk from the hotel. A fitness center and free bike rentals are provided too.