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Downtown Boston
Boston

Downtown Boston featuring a city and night scenes as well as a small group of people

The heart of America’s revolutionary history lies in the center of this city. Uncover the story of the nation and enjoy excellent arts and dining venues.

Experience a turning point in American history in Downtown Boston. The storied city’s central district features famous revolutionary locations where the nation changed forever. This is not just an open-air museum, however. Hop between atmospheric restaurants, popular theaters and family-friendly attractions in this historic neighborhood.

Stand outside the Statue of Sam Adams to join the Freedom Trail, a walking route that follows the history of Boston, led by costumed guides. This neighborhood features sights such as the Old State House, which was colonial Boston’s seat of government, and the Old South Meeting House, where revolutionaries plotted and voted for the Boston Tea Party. Walk to the river to find a historic boat that houses the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum.

Stroll around downtown to see how other old buildings have been transformed. Attend a choral performance in King’s Chapel, an 18th-century church filled with revolutionary stories. Old City Hall was built in 1865 and today functions as a restaurant and office building.

Boston is also famed around the world for its residents’ love of sports. Join huge crowds of local fans at TD Garden, the home of the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics. The venue also hosts some of the world’s biggest musical acts.

Meet the ocean’s most beguiling creatures at the New England Aquarium, a visitor attraction and conservation center. Feel the coarse skin of fearsome fish in the Shark and Ray Touch Tank and marvel at the colorful Caribbean fish in the Giant Ocean Tank.

Spend your evening at one of the many theaters and arts venues in the district. The Orpheum is famed for its rock and pop concerts while the Boston Opera House hosts Broadway shows. Stop by The Wilbur to enjoy local comedy or live music.

Travel to Downtown Boston by train. Stop at South Station on the eastern edge of the neighborhood. Most of the cultural and historical attractions here are open throughout the year.


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The Godfrey Hotel Boston
The Godfrey Hotel Boston
4 out of 5
505 Washington Street, Boston, MA
The price is €139 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Downtown Boston, this boutique hotel is steps away from Boston Opera House, The Freedom Trail and Orpheum Theater. Boston Common and Emerson College ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,025 reviews)
"Great location with great staff. Room snacks and waters were a great treat."

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2021

The Godfrey Hotel Boston
Revere Hotel Boston Common
Revere Hotel Boston Common
4 out of 5
200 Stuart St, Boston, MA
The price is €181 per night from 30 Jun to 30 Jun
Located in Downtown Boston, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Charles Playhouse, Boch Center, and Wilbur Theatre. Copley Square and Boston Common ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,172 reviews)
"Room needed a new rug but in general the room and bathroom were clean Restaurant facility was attractive ... However my personal experience with food order turned disappointing ...urgent need for good chef...or a cook that can focus on better quality Needs better overall service at rooftop bar"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

Revere Hotel Boston Common
Hyatt Regency Boston
Hyatt Regency Boston
4 out of 5
One Avenue De Lafayette, Boston, MA
The price is €162 per night from 8 Jul to 8 Jul
Located in Downtown Boston, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Boston Opera House and The Freedom Trail. Boston Common and Orpheum Theater are also within ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,804 reviews)
"Amazing hotel! Extremely safe feeling, especially for a woman who traveled alone! Perfect location! Easy walk to Boston commons and public garden. Right by the start to freedom trail. Good food everywhere! Hotel was very clean and staff very friendly. 10/10 would recommend!!"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2021

Hyatt Regency Boston
Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
4 out of 5
60 School St, Boston, MA
The price is €156 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Downtown Boston, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Boston City Hall, Quincy Market and Boston Common. New England Aquarium and Boston ...
4.2/5Very Good! (2,620 reviews)
"2nd time stay. Classy old hotel, friendly staff, great location for Boston Commons, Freedom trail etc"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2021

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
citizenM Boston North Station
citizenM Boston North Station
4 out of 5
80-120 Causeway Street, Boston, MA
The price is €144 per night from 22 Jul to 22 Jul
Located in West End, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of TD Garden and The Freedom Trail. Boston Harbor and Museum of Science are also within 10 minutes. ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,558 reviews)
"I loved the modernity of this hotel. The room is super efficient yet didn't feel too small for me."

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

citizenM Boston North Station
The Bostonian Boston
The Bostonian Boston
4 out of 5
26 North St, Boston, MA
The price is €139 per night from 6 Jul to 6 Jul
Located in Downtown Boston, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Faneuil Hall Marketplace and New England Aquarium. TD Garden and Boston Common ...
4.4/5Excellent! (1,842 reviews)
"Older hotel with perfect location. Clean, but thought is would be a little nicer considering the amount we paid. All in all was a nice place within walking distance to everything."

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2021

The Bostonian Boston
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