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Harborside Inn
Ranked #50 of 83 Hotels in Boston
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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“Excellent location, nice, clean room and friendly staff”
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night at this perfectly located hotel with nautical motif. Subway stop to everywhere in Boston, including airport, across street and many must see sights all within walking distance. Recommended.

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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533 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Harborside is a smallish hotel close to all the Boston downtown attractions. From check in to check out everything was excellent. I would recommend this to anyone traveling though and/or visiting Boston. Real room keys too. How’s that for old-school charm. The lounge just off to the lobby is the go-to place for coffee in the morning and a drink after a long day.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Lancashire, England
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We chose this hotel based on reviews, price and location. We were not disappointed, check in was quick and friendly. Our room was on th 4th floor with a street view, I think this is one of the better views you can get. It wasn't huge but just what we expected in Boston. Everything was clean and in good condition. Free WiFi and a guide book for you to use which was a nice little touch. Location wise, fabulous. 1 minute from the train network, Quincy Market for great food choice and also the sea front, only negative was the cost of parking, $26 per night, however your in a City so its not a shock. Would definitely stay here again if the price was right.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

We loved staying at Harborside Inn in Boston. One of the main benefits is its LOCATION. As a tourist, the price for its excellent location cannot be beat. The boutique style of the hotel was also very pleasing. The room was small but very comfortable, exceptionally clean, and modern. I loved staying here and definitely will come back again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Arlington, Virginia
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

My wife and I stayed here while touring the city and were both very pleased. The biggest asset is the location. Literally next to the Aquarium T station and within easy walking distance of Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall, the Aquarium, and Harbor and many other sites of interest. Restaurants plentiful. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. Staff was helpful and efficient. The rates were typical for downtown Boston. The airport is a short subway and shuttlebus ride away.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Houston Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I have stayed at the harborside Inn many times over the years and always liked it for its location, value, and the fact that it wasn't a cookie cutter hotel. This most recent time was different. they have spent a lot of time and money expanding the hotel adding a larger lobby and lobby bar and adding rooms in the basement. The lobby and lobby bar are nice if a little like a W trying too hard, but much better than before. My issue is with the rooms in the basement. while they are large and nicely done, they seem very confining. One never forgets that you are in a basement and it seems to take a lot of the enjoyment away from what i remember.

Room Tip: For me personally, I would try to stay in a room above ground.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Anderson, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Last minute booking. The Harborside Inn has character and charm. Looks like a recent face lift. Very cozy and clean. Close to everything downtown. Went around the block a time or two, waiting on an opening to drop our bags. Our room was very spacious. We had a King. Parking garage was just a block away. Hotel guest get a break on the fees. We'll be back.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Harborside Inn

Property: Harborside Inn
Address: 185 State St., Boston, MA 02109-2627
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#54 Business Hotel in Boston
#55 Family Hotel in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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