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Harborside Inn

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Hudson Valley, NY
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

I recently stayed here with a friend for 3 nights. The lobby was beautiful, with computers and printers for guest use as well as 24/7 free coffee and tea. The room was good size with a small table and chairs. HDTV, surround sound, small fridge and safe. We got an atrium view room which took a little getting used to,... More 

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connecticut
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

Recently stayed for a weekend. The highlight of this hotel is the location. It's extremely easy to get to if you're driving into Boston. There is a blue line T stop right outside, and an Orange line stop 2 minutes up State Street. Quincy Market and Fanueil Hall are 3 minutes away walking. There are unlimited pubs and restaurants all... More 

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shrewsbury, Ma
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

We spent 2 nights here recently. Loved the location as we could walk to so many attractions. Amazed to walk out the door and look at the Old State House and the Marriott Custom House. Had lunch at Durgin Park and strolled though Faneuil Hall for supper. Starbucks and Dunkin close. It was so quiet there that I wondered if... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

This was our second stay at the Harborside Inn and we will definitely be back. In Nov 2011 we stayed in an 'Interior Skylit Atrium View' room. In Nov 2012 we decided to pay extra and stay in a 'Cityscape Outdoor View' room....HOWEVER,despite,the heavy,dark, wooden binds,the room was quite bright (morning) and noisy- due to the busy road nearby- so... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I spent one night here and it was fine for what I needed. The room was neat and clean with a good flat panel TV with loads of cable channels, even HBO. The bed was a little soft for my taste. The biggest drawback was the lack of an on site restaurant, but there are plenty of places to eat... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel last week! Everyone was helpful and polite, the room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. And it was steps away from Fanueil Hall and Quincy Market! Would definitely stay here again the next time we're up in Boston!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

You won't believe how beautiful this hotel is! The rooms are tastefully furnished in designer style; the bathrooms are particularly nice. The lobby is very pleasant, with four computers for guests to use. The staff is unfailingly pleasant and very helpful. You're across the street form a subway station (two stops to the airport), and very close to all the... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

I have been staying at the Harborside Inn for a number of years when I am in Boston on business. The location is great being situated close to the airport, harbor and downtown high rises. The Harborside is not a full service hotel like a Hyatt or Marriott so don't expect all the extras like a restaurant or gym. However,... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2013

The Harborside Inn is a boutique hotel in a great location in downtown Boston. The rooms are not lavish, but they are clean and have everything you need for a comfortable and efficient stay. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Within easy walking distance of most of Boston's historic sights, restaurants and pubs. A hotel gem in downtown Boston!

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Green Brook, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

We stayed a few years ago, very nice staff and cute rooms. Exposed brick the rooms is a nice touch! Centrally located to many shops and restaurants. Little bit of a walk for some site seeing but if it's nice out, it's worth the walk. Located very close to the marina as well.

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Harborside Inn

Address: 185 State St., Boston, MA 02109-2627
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: RM554 - RM2,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Harborside Hotel Boston
Harborside Inn Boston
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#34 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#54 Business Hotel in Boston
#55 Family Hotel in Boston
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“Great lobby to meet friends and colleagues in.”
 of 5 bubbles BradLSF, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to steer clear of the Atrium view rooms, especially if you're claustrophobic”
 of 5 bubbles kevinhamor, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is my favorite Hotel in Boston.”
 of 5 bubbles HoustonTrish, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 702 which was nice and quiet because it was interior”
 of 5 bubbles TinaKerr, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor noisy because of air conditioning units; other higher level rooms ok”
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