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70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3354
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#11 of 100 in Boston
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A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts LEGEND Collection, Boston's only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star waterfront hotel welcomes guests arriving by land or sea. Located on the historic Rowes Wharf Harbor, the Boston Harbor Hotel's inviting ambiance and unparalleled service provide the ideal home away from home for travelers. Spacious accommodations with sweeping views of Boston's cityscape or breathtaking waterfront, a contemporary spa and fitness center, world-class dining, 34-slip marina and Boston's most luxurious living space, the John Adams Presidential Suite, make the Boston Harbor Hotel a destination Beyond Compare.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Patio
Books, DVDs, music for children
Paid public parking on-site
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Bathrobes
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Radio
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Cornelia H wrote a review 8 May
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent and elegant hotel right at Boston Harbor, beautiful rooms, great restaurant with American-Bostonian food. The staff are very friendly, customer-oriented and attentive - in particular the Concierge service is excellent. The New England Aquarium and other attractions are within walking distance, very good location.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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We can't think of a more wonderful description of the exceptional service and classically current luxury we strive to offer, Cornelia! Thank you for taking a few moments to share your review of the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. Please visit us again soon for another five-star experience!
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helenee wrote a review Sep 2021
New York City, New York41 contributions69 helpful votes
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We stayed for 2 nights in a harbor view room - it was exceptional. From the moment of check in and throughout our stay - every person who works at the hotel gave above and beyond service. We were late in the game in securing dinner reservations for a Saturday nights in the North End - no problem - Nathan at the concierge desk made recommendations and then followed up with saying "we'll get you in" and they did. Maps and directions to the best donut place around (Kanes) were given with a smile. Get a harbor view room. The window in the room is almost floor to ceiling and there are 2 small windows that open up for fresh air and and the sound of seagulls - almost sounds like you are at the beach. The view of the harbor activity is mesmerizing as well as catching a glimpse of the occasional plane taking off in the distance. Lots of attention paid to detail in the room. I left my reading glasses on the nightstand and housekeeping left me a cleaning cloth with the hotel logo on it - a nice souvenir. A sturdy rubber cord organizer was left with our charging cords. Small items that show the hotel is paying attention. Awesome Diptyque bath products from Paris. The room had a Nespresso maker. Turndown service was back in play with slippers left bedside. The room had an Ipad loaded with magazines and newspapers along with dining suggestions and other hotel info. There is a lap pool and a good sized fitness center with plenty of equipment. We did not get a chance to dine but the harborside restaurant was busy. The bar which just reopened looked like a good place to have a drink especially as the temps get cooler. The hotel was spotless in all the public spaces. Be sure and check out the map collection with beautifully framed maps dating back to the 1700s. There were Adirondack chairs placed on the dock for outside seating. The hotel is in walking distance to the North End, Freedom Trail and Fanueil Hall - great location for walkers as the hotel sits between the Harborwalk and the Greenway walking path. I think this is my new favorite hotel in Boston!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Harbor View - as high as floor that is available
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Responded 8 Sep 2021
We understand that sometimes little luxuries make the biggest difference and we're elated by your kind remarks! It is our pleasure to meet your every traveling need. We're thrilled to hear that we made such a positive impression and it will be our pleasure to welcome you back to the Boston Harbor Hotel for another relaxing visit!
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Road813148 wrote a review Apr 2022
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We had stayed there a few years ago and had an amazing time where they gave a souvenir soft toy to my daughters. The soft toy became their favorite for many years until my younger daughter lost it. The hotel, when called, offered and mailed a replacement because they care! We will return every time we are in Boston.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Responded 11 Apr 2022
At the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf, we care deeply about the comfort and satisfaction of our guests and we're so glad it shows! Thank you for letting us continue to care for you and our family. We appreciate your lovely review and we can't wait to welcome you back through our doors again soon!
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Conny Wylie wrote a review Feb 2022
Ottawa, Canada406 contributions454 helpful votes
The Boston Harbor Hotel which envelopes the prime real estate of Rowes Wharf on one side and is open to the city on the other, combines elegance with a scenic and convenient location. It enhances it's historic waterfront with famous ancient Roman architecture with it's 80 foot-tall ornate outdoor archway and rotunda. The hotel is as stunning inside as it is outside thanks to marble arch, framed antique maps, collections of exotic flowers, rich fabrics, coffered ceilings. gorgeous hardwood and tasteful carpets scattered throughout. The property is positioned right on the waterfront (Rowes Wharf) and is only a short walk to many of Boston's well-known sights including Quincey Market, Freedom Trial as well as the New England Aquarium. It is steps away from both Harborwalk and the Rose Kennedy greenway, a scenic path through the heart of the city There are 22 one bedroom suites, 102 superior rooms, 4 large sized individual rooms and a monstrous John Adams Presidential Suite offered as the room inventory for the Boston Harbor. I was delighted with my superior accommodations and spacious layout. The suite employed a liberal mix of burgundy, navy blue and soft yellow along side polished wood furniture with antique lines. Heavy fabrics like tasseled drapes rendered the room a tad heavy. The bed was plush and comfortable with seperate sleeping and sit-in quarters and portrayed the benefit of an entertaining water view, A custom made desk provided ample room as work space and the chamber was accompanied by high-tech appliances. The bathroom flowed with marble, and was outfitted with a rainforest shower and a deep soaking tub. The Rowes Wharf Sea Grill, the excellent on-site restaurant, is delicious and beautiful with an awesome outdoor terrace overlooking the water. It offers breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner with an outdoor dining option on the wharf in season.Of course, seafood dominates the menu with entrees like Maine lobster, steamed mussels, diver mussels and a bunch of other things that come from the sea. The clubby Rowes Wharf Bar provides a social setting for an after-dinner drink where one can order a variety of inventive cocktails, light bites and bar friendly entrees. The Rowes Wharf Health club & Spa is the Hotel's wellness complex and consists of a full service health club and spa/salon. At the heart of this facility sits a 60 foot heated saltwater lao pool. The fitness area has an excellent selection of modern cardio-and -strength- training-equipment. Fitness studios provide classes for yoga and other exercise endeavours. The adjacent full service spa offers a raft of standard treatments including: massages, facials, scrubs, couples routines and salon offerings including waxing, exfoliation, and pedicure/manicures. So if you are in a huff for accommodations which offer a memorable experience with 1st class service. top-dining and a spa to escape from stress.............then try the ............ Boston Harbor Hotel..............Beantown Accommodation Star.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Responded 23 Feb 2022
Thank you for taking a few moments to share your comprehensive and descriptive review! While our menus, décor, and amenities have evolved since your referenced visit, what remains true is our central location, memorable service, and breathtaking views of the waterfront. It was a pleasure welcoming you and we hope your travels bring you back to experience all that is new at Boston Harbor!
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bohemianguy2001 wrote a review Feb 2022
Lafayette, California69 contributions118 helpful votes
This was our second time at the BHH , the first was in 2020 in the middle of Covid while we were relocating to the West Coast. A lot can be said about the customer service when a hotel has to deal with an unexpected and unhappy customer and in this case, the mistake was largely mine. The first time we stayed here, we had a Harbor View Premier room. This time, I booked a Harbor King Deluxe. The descriptions on the site could be a bit more clearer but it was entirely my mistake for not remembering what I booked the first time and booking a lower category, Regardless, on checking in , I found the room unsatisfactory and called the front desk. It was a refreshing change when the front desk called me back 5 mins later and gave me two alternate rooms , both better than my current room. They even gave me a tour of both rooms and were very helpful in moving us. The craziest thing is that they did not charge us extra and that tells you how classy they are and how well they treat their guests. The pool did not need reservations unlike 2020 but it was still not busy and we loved spending time in the evenings there. The gym has a lot of equipment and very well maintained. I used it twice during the stay. The food at the restaurants was really good. Our room had great harbor views and beds were very comfortable. Evening turndown service was offered. All in all, it was as fantastic as we remembered it the first time. In the current times, when a lot of hotels have gone downhill and shamelessly so ( please see my review of Intercontinental Boston) , it is a refreshing change to have hotels like Boston Harbor Hotel where there is pride in service and guests are treated well and provided a classy experience. Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Harbor View Premier is worth it in the regular rooms category.
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Responded 22 Feb 2022
While we always hope to provide all of our visitors with exceptional hospitality, we take special pride in caring for our regular guests and we're overjoyed by your wonderful review! Thank you for taking a few moments to describe your relaxing, pleasant experience at the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. We appreciate your generous praise and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back soon!
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Conseiller99 wrote a review Feb 2022
Roseland, New Jersey1211 contributions630 helpful votes
We always love staying at The Boston Harbor Hotel. Great staff; excellent rooms with harbor views, or city views; and we love the Boston Wine Festival that it hosts every year. A great dinner with chef David Daniels. Rowe’s Wharf Bar is elegant for drinks; old clubby and snappy at the same time; great bartenders.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 14 Feb 2022
It's always a delight to learn that a guest has taken full advantage of our terrific setting and excellent facilities and we are elated by your wonderful feedback! Thank you for your loyalty to the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Robert P wrote a review Jan 2022
Kentucky153 contributions65 helpful votes
I stayed there for 2 night to attend my brothers wedding. This place was beyond amazing. The staff was nothing short of outstanding. The food in the Sea grill was without a doubt the BEST. The rooms were clean, comfortable the view was tremendous and the housecleaning,I say Thank you.There was NO faults about this hotel. They took care of every detail to make my stay a memorable one. There is the BEST of Boston.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 19 Jan 2022
Hearing that we surpassed your every expectation has made our day! Thank you for sharing your kind accolades and five-star rating for the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. We will share your review with our team and we hope to welcome you back soon for another unforgettable Boston getaway!
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Dr M wrote a review Jan 2022
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They were understaffed and not prepared for the evening festivities. I will definitely never come back here . We had many other choices and we made a mistake choosing this terrible venue . Do not stay here ever . Tuxedo on a pile of feces and it is still feces . We are leaving now and never to return . Very expensive for very little value .
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Raymond K wrote a review Jan 2022
Portland, Maine3 contributions3 helpful votes
Unbelievable stay at the Boston Harbor Hotel . We took two days in town Boston to recharge and welcome 2022. The staff has has been EXCEPTIONAL! Friendly, responsive, thoughtful and kind. The rooms were lovely, well appointed and comfortable. Tons of hot water, the bar was great and the parking was convenient.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Responded 3 Jan 2022
We are so glad that you chose to spend your New Year celebration with us at the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf! Thank you for sharing your wonderful praise for our wonderful service and classically current luxury. We hope to welcome you back soon for another relaxing, memorable Boston getaway!
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Julian S wrote a review Dec 2021
5 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a wonderful hotel. Small, intimate with a great vibe. And, it is 100% open. What do I mean? Well, during Covid, hotels are sneaking around us to remove many amenities: turn down service; shoe shines; mini bar; newspapers; even pens & paper to write a note. At the Boston Harbor Hotel, all these amenities were fully here. Very refreshing. Their location is in the Waterfron neighborhood. Very upscale with shops, boutiques and restaurants. Close by is the metro & train station to head into other parts on Boston. It is also one of the quietest hotels I’ve been in. The rooms and bathrooms are very large. The best part, a wonderful staff:. You’re all at the top of your game. Well done, we will see you again!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Responded 21 Dec 2021
At the Boston Harbor Hotel, we believe that true luxury means having all of the comforts of home, with the added touches that surprise and delight, and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for rating us five stars. We appreciate your wonderful compliments and we'd love to welcome you back anytime!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boston Harbor Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Boston Harbor Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Boston Harbor Islands State Park (0.5 km), Rose Kennedy Greenway (0.2 km), and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boston Harbor Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include James Hook & Co., Bostonia Public House, and Mr. Dooley's Boston Tavern.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Boston Harbor Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Boston.
Are any cleaning services offered at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Boston Harbor Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Boston Harbor Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.