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Best Hotels For Business Trips To Boston

January 4, 2014 6:00 AM

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(Photo Credit: Seaport Hotel)

(Photo Credit: Seaport Hotel)

Boston is a city on the move and has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Business travelers to Boston will find accommodations that meet their needs at many fine hotels from the traditional to the ultramodern. Here are our top picks for some of Boston’s best hotels for the business traveler.
(credit: Boston Harbor Hotel)

(credit: Boston Harbor Hotel)

Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 439-7000
www.bhh.com

The Boston Harbor Hotel has a terrific location right on Boston’s famed waterfront and is also very close to the city’s financial district and Government Center. It is also just a short taxi ride from both the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and Hynes Convention Center. This elegant full-service hotel is known for its huge stone carved archway which seems to beckon visitors to the harbor beyond. For busy business travelers, it is easy to get to this hotel from anywhere in Boston including Boston’s Logan Airport and the Massachusetts Turnpike. Business travelers can find all the services they need right at their fingertips here, along with fine dining in the hotel itself at Miel, Boston’s first brassiere with a Provence ambience. Miel offers great waterfront views along with excellent cuisine. Business travelers with a little extra time can walk the famed Freedom Trail or shop for antiques in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill. The hotel offers special suites for meetings, concierge service, an indoor lap pool and full-service spa.

(Photo Credit: Langham Hotel/Facebook)

(Photo Credit: Langham Hotel/Facebook)

The Langham Hotel
250 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-1900
www.boston.langhamhotels.com

The Langham Boston Hotel is an upscale AAA Four Diamond Hotel loaded with amenities for business travelers. The hotel is located next to the Norman B. Leventhal Park of Post Office Square and is just a short distance from Many of Boston’s major attractions. The Langham features several restaurants and bars along with fitness facilities and spa treatments. In addition to all of the services a business traveler could hope for, the Langham boasts something special that visitors cannot find at any other Boston hotel. That is The Langham’s Pink Taxi Service. The Langham, Boston, which is named after the Langham Hotel in London, honors its British roots with this special London-style Pink Taxi that will shuttle guests throughout the city on request, up to a two-mile radius through the historic streets of Boston. Hotel guests should check for available times for this special service.

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(Photo from Revere Hotel/Facebook)

(Photo from Revere Hotel/Facebook)

Revere Hotel 
200 Stuart St.
Boston, MA 02116 
(617) 482-1800
www.reverehotel.com

Boston’s ultra chic Revere Hotel is the new kid on the block and is located in the heart of downtown Boston. This sleek establishment was just named one of Fortune’s Best Business Hotels and caters to hipsters and business travelers alike. The Revere Hotel features a combined total of 35,000 square feet of versatile event space and can accommodate a variety of special events from business presentations to board meetings. As the hotel states on its website, “we have a unique Boston meeting space to match any type of occasion” and “an array of meeting services as well as attentive business amenities for guests.” This hotel is situated on Boston’s Stuart Street in Boston’s bustling Theatre District and near Boston’s beautiful and historic Public Garden. For those business travelers who prefer to be near the center of the action, this hotel is a good bet.

The Westin Copley Place in downtown Boston.

The Westin Copley Place in downtown Boston.

The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-9600
www.westincopleyplaceboston.com

The Westin Copley Place can’t be beat for convenience and location in Boston’s chic Back Bay. This winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award is connected to Boston’s Hynes Convention Center by a skybridge and is just steps away from great shopping at The Copley Place Mall and the Prudential Center Mall. Not only that, The Westin Copley Place is a short walk to trendy Newbury Street and its cafes and art galleries and about a 15-minute walk to Fenway Park. So, for those business travelers who want a little pleasure with their business, take advantage of The Westin Copley Place’s 24-hour Business Center and take a stroll to Fenway Park to catch the World Champion Red Sox (in season of course).

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(Photo Credit: Seaport Hotel)

(Photo Credit: Seaport Hotel)

The Seaport Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 385-4000
www.seaportboston.com

Boston’s 426-room Seaport Hotel offers an array of amenities for the business traveler without the high prices of some of the other top-rated luxury hotels along Boston’s waterfront. This modern and welcoming hotel is located on the waterfront in the busy Seaport District, next to The Seaport World Trade Center. Though not located in the heart of the city, the hotel is just a three-mile drive from Boston’s Logan Airport and is accessible from the airport by public transportation, with its own MBTA and water taxi stops. The Seaport features free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a no tipping policy and a good fitness facility with an indoor heated pool along with a bar, restaurant and cafe. For business travelers planning meetings or other events, the hotel offers meeting planning services and more than 40 event venues, some with great views of Boston Harbor and the Boston skyline. Additionally, The Seaport Boston conference center features a high-tech Amphitheater with stadium seating and a large exhibit space. For guests who want to see some of Boston’s best sights, there is easy accessibility by public transportation or taxi to Boston’s top spots such as The Financial District, The Freedom Trail and The North End, Boston’s beloved “Italian town.”

Mari DeAngelis is a freelance writer covering all things Boston. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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