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Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill 3.0

North End and Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

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Pros

  • Free in-room Wi-Fi
  • Heated outdoor pool, open seasonally
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Foster's Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Room service
  • Two-minute walk from nearest T Station
  • 5,500 square feet of meeting space
  • Business center with two computers, free Internet
  • Copying, printing, and faxing services available

Cons

  • Valet or self parking is pricey, but typical for Boston
  • Outdated, dingy furniture in some rooms
  • Tiny bathrooms (the door hits the toilet when opened)
  • Small tube TVs in standard rooms

Bottom Line

THE HOTEL HAS RENOVATED SINCE OUR VISIT. WE WILL UPDATE OUR REVIEW AND PHOTOS AS SOON AS WE CAN. A clean 303-room business hotel across from the Massachusetts General Hospital in Beacon Hill. The outdoor pool, comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi are highlights, but the small bathrooms, tube TVs (in standard rooms), and outdated furniture make it worth comparing rates elsewhere.

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Location

On the northern edge of the quiet Beacon Hill neighborhood, across the street from a major hospital

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The hotel sits on the northern edge of Beacon Hill, a gorgeous residential neighborhood full of brick Federal-style homes. A quiet area with hidden gardens and more than 40 antique shops, Beacon Hill is a bit less tourist-focused than much of Boston, even though the nearby Acorn Street claims to be the most photographed street in America, and 84 Beacon Street, formerly known as the Bull & Finch Pub, was the inspiration for the show Cheers.

The hotel, however, is just north of the scenic part of the neighborhood, with a massive hospital across the street and major expressways nearby. Still, it's only a short walk to shopping and restaurants on Charles Street.

  • Two-minute walk from the nearest stop on the T (Boston's subway system)
  • Whole Foods, Starbucks, and a number of restaurants within easy walking distance
  • 10-minute drive to Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox
  • 10-minute drive to Harvard Square and Harvard University
  • Five-minute drive to Faneuil Hall, a historic tourist marketplace with more than 100 shops and cafes
  • Five-minute drive to Boston Common and the start of the Freedom Trail
  • 15-minute drive to Logan International Airport

Rooms

Comofortable beds, but TVs and furniture could use an upgrade, and bathrooms are teensy tiny

All rooms include:

  • Free WiFi
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Tea and coffee makers
  • Cable (including HBO), pay-per-view movies, and video games
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Same-day laundry and dry cleaning available

Room types:

  • Standard Room: 300 square feet, king or two double beds; 21-inch tube TV
  • Executive Room: 300 square feet; king or two double beds; 27-inch flat-screen TV; mini-fridge; located on floors 12 or 14; better views, access to microwave in 12th-floor lounge
  • Junior Suites: 500 square feet; king bed; 27-inch flat-screen TV

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Address

5 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, United States

Also Known As

  • Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill

Room Types

  • Junior Suite
  • King Bed Executive Room
  • Standard Room
  • Two Doubles Executive Room

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