Hotels across Massachusetts range from historic inns to luxury to bargain basics

Hotels in Massachusetts service a wide range of needs, tastes, and budgets. Chain hotels in Massachusetts cities, near airports, near the beach towns, and along major highways can range from basic, low-frills lodging to luxurious establishments with spas, fine dining, and many in-room amenities. Lodgings of all sizes and price ranges are available for children and families, and are near to beaches and family activities. Massachusetts hotels serve the needs and budgets of travels from the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket to Cape Cod, the streets of Boston, north and south to Salem and Plymouth, and westward into the Berkshire Mountains and Pioneer Valley.
View from the Harbor - Inn at Scituate Harbor - Scituate Harbor, MA
Inn at Scituate Harbor

7 Beaver Dam Road Scituate Harbor, MA, 02066 Phone: 781-545-5550 Toll-Free: 877-477-5550

Harbor views worthy of a painting make this seaside inn a must for visitors

The picture-perfect Inn at Scituate Harbor is, as they say, “Perfectly Scituated.” Nestled right in the heart of a very scenic harbor, where the sunrises and sunsets are worthy of a watercolor, you’re also midway, and a fun day trip, between Boston and Cape Cod. But you might not want to leave Scituate, with its bustling town center, filled with interesting shops and award-winning dining. At the inn, you’ll love the view of the Atlantic Ocean harbor, and famous lighthouse, from the windows of your comfortable room or suite. The inn offers a complimentary continental breakfast, beach passes and has a heated indoor pool and lobby deck. Area activities and attractions include golf, kayaking, nature trails, tennis, history museums, fishing, boating and wildlife sanctuaries.
King & Sofa Sleeper - Hotel 1620 - Plymouth, MA
Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

180 Water Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-4900 Toll-Free: 866-719-8185

Visit one of the country’s most scenic destinations and stay in this inviting, convenient hotel

From its delightful location just across the street from the bay and the scenic harbor, Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor is just steps from the historic sites, great dining and fun attractions that make Plymouth “America’s Hometown.” Walk to Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower II, museums, monuments and historic homes. Go on a whale watch or harbor tour, or grab a lobster roll from a harborfront restaurant. It’s a short drive to Plimoth Patuxet Museums, with re-created Pilgrim and indigenous people’s villages. Also nearby: several beaches, a great variety of restaurants and interesting shops. The hotel, which has a contemporary coastal ambiance, offers spacious rooms and suites, some with harbor views or views of the refreshing indoor pool or soothing hot tub. Guests receive a discount at a nearby fitness and yoga studio.
Room #5 with Fireplace 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA
Harbor Light Inn

58 Washington Street Marblehead, MA, 01945 Phone: 781-631-2186

Serene atmosphere at historic inn by the sea draws visitors seeking relaxing getaways

Romantic, serene, warmly inviting: Staying at the historic Harbor Light Inn is an experience not to be missed. Start your day in the dining room (or, in season, at a garden table) enjoying your complimentary breakfast. Stroll down to Marblehead, MA’s shops, galleries, restaurants and historic homes. Come back for sweet treats, coffee and tea in the dining room, then a dip in the outdoor pool or a relaxing afternoon by your room’s fireplace or in its two-person jetted tub. In-room individual and couple’s massages can also be arranged. Book a sailing excursion, or take a picnic out to Fort Sewall overlooking the harbor. Drive over to Salem, MA to visit its many museums and attractions. Come back for bar bites and wine at the inn’s tavern.
Culinary Class - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

Exceptional lodging, delightful dining experiences, variety of amenities at historic inn

Set in a classic and historic New England town, the Inn at Hastings Park provides the perfect combination of exceptional lodging options and memorable culinary experiences. Stay in the lovingly restored Inn’s Main House, built in 1888, or in a barn suite with a fireplace, deep soaking tub and sunlight-filled reading nook. Dine on fresh, regional fare at the Town Meeting Bistro or in a secluded Culinary Garden surrounded by sheltering trees. Arrange for a massage in award winning Bella Sante, private bonfire or immersive cooking class. Take one of the inn’s bikes for a scenic ride on the rail trail, walk down to the Battle Green where the Revolution began, or let the Inn arrange for a historical, birdwatching or farm tour. Complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning.
Cottage House Living Room - Franklin Hotel Martha's Vineyard - Edgartown, MA
Franklin Hotel Martha's Vineyard

222 Upper Main Street Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-379-2100

Make this boutique hotel the starting point for your exciting Vineyard vacation

Your Vineyard visit should begin at the Franklin Hotel, a short stroll from the delights of Edgartown and close to the island’s celebrated beaches, hiking and biking trails. Whether you are coming to the island to sail and enjoy the sunsets, shop its boutiques and galleries or become immersed in its Native American and whaling past, you could not ask for a better home base than this boutique hotel, with 18 thoughtfully curated guest rooms (no two are alike) and plenty of places to sit and relax, including a covered garden patio. Plan your day tours of the island’s lighthouses, or the magnificent red cliffs of Aquinnah or the historic Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs, then head into Edgartown and choose which special restaurant you’ll enjoy that evening.
Hotel Entrance at Night with Valet Sign - XV Beacon - Boston, MA
XV Beacon

15 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02108 Phone: 617-670-1500 Toll-Free: 877-982-3226

Stay in one of Boston’s loveliest neighborhoods, close to all that makes the city special

From its perch in Boston, MA’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, XV Beacon looks out over cobblestoned lamp-lit streets, boutiques and antiques shops. And in one of the country’s most walkable cities, it’s close to the Freedom Trail’s sites, sports venues, museums, theaters and restaurants. But you’ll have to force yourself to leave your room: All 63 of them have gas fireplaces, curated artwork and white Italian marble bathrooms with heated towel racks. Visitors will see at once why it was named to the Conde Nast Traveler’s 2024 Gold List, honoring the best hotels in the world. Conde Nast called it a “transportive paradise of serenity and relaxation” and marveled at the personal quality of its service and its “distinctly residential feel,” with only seven rooms on each floor.
Twilight View from the Harbor 500x250 - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Five-star hotel in the heart of all that makes Boston special a luxurious urban retreat

Nestled against the waters of an historic harbor, the Boston Harbor Hotel is a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond urban resort. Rooms and suites in this waterfront sanctuary are private hideaways with expansive harbor and city views, in-room tablets and fine Frette linens. Guests enjoy access to a 24/7 fitness center with Peloton bikes, a 60-foot lap pool, sauna and eucalyptus-infused steam room. Creative cuisine, inspired by fresh local ingredients, is served in the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, which also has sweeping water views. The hotel is pet-friendly and close to everything that makes Boston special, from the Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall Marketplace to the theater district, great shopping and the New England Aquarium.
Junior Suite wtih Champagne & Chocolates - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

You’ll find everything you need for a fun getaway at this hotel on Salem’s waterfront

That perfect vacation getaway you’ve been seeking? You’ll find it at the waterfront. Enjoy a little pampering, and a great location, too, at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites on historic Pickering Wharf. Spacious suites, a heated indoor pool, a fitness center and a marina, as well as an award-winning restaurant, make this hotel a perfect hub from which to launch your exploration of Salem and the beautiful North Shore area. From witch and pirate attractions to world-class art museums and historic homes like the House of the Seven Gables, Salem has it all. Walk the heritage trail, stroll out to a lighthouse, take a harbor cruise or dine in a restaurant with the freshest seafood around. Ask about packages for families, foodies – and romantics!
Premier King Room - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

Award-winning hotel puts you right in the middle of one of Boston’s most exciting neighborhoods

Right in the middle of one of Boston, MA’s most exciting neighborhoods, close to shops, restaurants and the attractions that makes the city famous, the Seaport Hotel promises guests an authentic New England feel on an historic waterfront. With harbor and city views, the award-winning hotel’s rooms feature soothing, residentially inspired decor, so you’ll feel at home while planning your fun days in a walkable, welcoming city. Stroll the Boston Harborwalk or Freedom Trail, walk to the Tea Party Ships & Museum, Children’s Museum or Institute of Contemporary Art. See a game at Fenway Park or the penguins at the New England Aquarium. Work out or swim at Wave Health & Fitness. Dine at the hotel’s TAMO Bistro + Bar with a water view or in the Seaport’s trendy restaurants and bars.
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common Exterior Sturbridge MA
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

Sturbridge inn’s hospitality, comfortable accommodations pay homage to 18th-century roots

One of New England’s greatest historical inns, the Publick House Historic Inn is a popular gathering venue, couples’ retreat or family vacation spot. With its combination of mouthwatering homemade cuisine, comfortable accommodations and amenities including an outdoor pool, fitness room and spa, the inn does its 1771 roots proud. Accommodations range from rooms in the main inn, with antiques and period reproductions, to large suites perfect for families to hotel-style motor lodge rooms. And dining is an experience not to be missed, in the Historic Tap Room and Ebenezer’s Tavern. Get comfortable by a fireplace and prepare to dine on exceptional comfort food, from roasted turkey dinners to Yankee pot roast and shepherd’s pie. Stop by the Bake Shoppe for decadent, fresh-baked desserts.