Search hotels near Boston Commons

Room 1:

2 Adults change configuration

Hotels near Boston Commons

Places nearby Boston Commons

Cities

Neighbourhoods

Towns

Airports

Places of Interest

Tourist Regions

Business

Institutions

Shopping

Sights

Sport

Transport

Universities

About Boston Commons

Famously known as the oldest park in the United States, Boston Commons is both a public park for the community of downtown Boston, in Massachusetts, and a destination of heritage and culture of the entire nation. It has been the meeting for various gatherings, speeches, national events and celebrations, and is officially classed as a landmark of the city. Covering a grand space of over 200,000 metres squared, it invites people in their thousands every year, locals and tourists alike, to enjoy the beautiful green land and relax in a key historical destination of North America.

Boston Commons is a great place to walk in nature, as it lies at the foot of Beacon Hill and marks the end of the Freedom Trail, a four-kilometre pathway through Boston, which tours the major monuments and landmarks of the city. Visitors can also utilise the park for sports, with softball fields in the south-west of the Common and, in general, lots of wide space to play games and enjoy activities like football, hiking or jogging. Key features of the parkland include the Great Elm Tree, which is now a merely a plaque commemorating what was once a large tree of cultural significance, due to its repeated historical use as a defensive structure and hanging location. There are other memorials remembering local events, the 6-metre high Brewer Fountain, the Parkman Bandstand, still used for public concerts and performances, and the Frog Pond, which becomes an ice rink during the winter.

The easiest point in Boston Commons for visitors to reach is the Visitor Information Centre, which marks the end of the Freedom Trail, and can be reached via the city subway, which travels to the nearby station of Park Street. By car, visitors can follow directions to Tremont Street and park at the Boston Common Parking Garage, and there are also local buses navigating the surrounding area.

The history of Boston Commons dates back to 1634 when Puritan colonists bought the land from the original settler in the area, William Blackstone. They used the land to graze livestock until 1830, when it became a place of public hangings, including one of the Boston martyrs, Quaker Mary Dyer. Over time it became a gathering place for the community, hosting political protests, musical concerts and visited by such famous people as Martin Luther King, Judy Garland and Pope John Paul II.

Compare all the top travel sites

...and many more!

Popular Boston Commons Hotels

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel

Boston Omni Parker House Hotel
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Very Good, 8.2
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Set in the heart of the city, Boston Omni Parker House Hotel provides easy access to Boston's popular retail areas and tourist attractions. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, valet parking and a rooftop terrace.

Revere Hotel Boston Common

Revere Hotel Boston Common
Address
Bay Village, Boston
Guest Rating
Fabulous, 8.8
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

A 10-minute walk from Herald Street MBTA Subway Station, Revere Hotel Boston Common has a convenient location, making it an ideal base while visiting Boston. It also features a rooftop terrace, an indoor pool and a gym.

Club Quarters Hotel in Boston

Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Very Good, 8.4
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Just 10 minutes' walk from South Station, Club Quarters Hotel in Boston has a convenient location, making it an ideal place to stay while in Boston. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Boston Park Plaza

Boston Park Plaza
Address
Back Bay, Boston
Guest Rating
Very Good, 8.1
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Conveniently situated, Boston Park Plaza allows for easy access to Boston's best hot spots. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Hyatt Regency Boston

Hyatt Regency Boston
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Very Good, 8.4
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

A 10-minute walk from South Station, Hyatt Regency Boston has a convenient location, making it an ideal place to stay while visiting Boston. This contemporary hotel is set in the heart of the city.

Taj Boston

Taj Boston
Address
Back Bay, Boston
Guest Rating
Very Good, 8.5
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

This 5-star hotel provides elegant accommodation in Boston and is within walking distance of Arlington Railway Station. Featuring views of Public Garden and Boston Commons, it also offers a wide range of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, a ballroom and an express check-in and check-out feature.

HI - Boston Hostel

HI - Boston Hostel
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Fabulous, 8.9
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Just 10 minutes' walk from Herald Street MBTA Subway Station, HI - Boston Hostel has a accessible location, making it an ideal base while visiting Boston. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

The Godfrey Hotel Boston

The Godfrey Hotel Boston
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Superb, 9.1
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

The hotel is located conveniently in Boston and is a short walk from South Station, Faneuil Hall and Boston Massacre. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel

Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
Address
Downtown Boston, Boston
Guest Rating
Superb, 9.0
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Set in the heart of the city, Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel offers easy access to Boston's main retail and sightseeing areas. Only a short stroll from Boston Freedom Trail, it provides stylish rooms equipped with an iPod docking station, a private bathroom and a mini bar.

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
Address
West End, Boston
Guest Rating
Good, 7.9
Price
View Deals
Photos
Description

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill offers views of Boston, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently close to Logan International Airport, which is a 10-minute drive away.

We find more hotels

Compare all the top travel sites in one simple search and find just what you're after. Too easy.

Best price guarantee

No booking fee, no mark-up. That's our promise to you.

Travellers love us

Over 400 million travellers trusted us to find the best deal on their hotels last year.

© 2019