We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 77 Boston hotels

Milner Hotel

78 South Charles Street, Boston, MA 02116
Hotel amenities
Milner Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Milner Hotel to your Saves list
Ranked #74 of 77 Hotels in Boston
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Write a Review

335 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (37)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a single room in the hotel for 4 nights in September 2014. Though the room was basic it was perfectly adequate for my purposes and clean, with WiFi and a small television. Breakfast consisted of a self service buffet with cereals, pastries, the option to make you're own waffles, toast, bagels and a fruit juice machine and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for the location and price since the convention hotels sold out. The location is good-Boston Common is a couple of blocks and there are restaurants and shopping nearby. That's good for a star then it's all downhill. There is quaint and classic then there is decrepit. This place is decrepit and uncomfortable. The street noise is so... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Sussex
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself was tired and in need of some refurbishment, particularly carpets, and redecoration, but the fact that we could walk within 30 minutes to shopping streets/mall, Quincy market, great restaurants and waterfront was a real bonus. (Atlantic Fish Company on Boylston Street was fantastic but you need to book to be sure of table). Our room on fifth... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We compared a ton of hotels before going. We opted to pay a bit more since there were 4 of us going, Figured we'd get a bigger room etc.... Did Not work out that way. We had booked 2 queens, it was 2 doubles. Which wouldn't of been so bad if there was more than a foot and a half... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel rooms are dated but clean, comfy beds and have all facilities. The location is good and the staff are lovely and friendly. They are really happy to help with tourist stuff and food suggestions.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I paid around $196 a night in July 2014. I guess it's a tough call to give only three stars to a hotel in a good location but pretty steep price in Boston. I guess every hotel in Boston is expensive! Room is very small and crammed in. Shower could do with a bit of an upheaval. The aircon is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Barrie, Canada
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Milner and had an alright experience. The staff were not overly friendly but they had information and gave it if asked. Our room was on the first floor at the end of the hallway. It was small and clean, although since it is an old hotel, It felt dingy. The air conditioner was so loud it kept... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Hotel prices are extortionate in Boston. But this one seemed to be unusually affordable compared to the others. If you are in Boston for a meeting and you need somewhere clean, central, secure for a night or two, frankly, this will do quite well. Breakfast was pretty good and staff all seemed very friendly too. Landings a bit worn...but then... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed two nights. Breakfast was good! Our room was tiny but clean. The staff was helpful. Wifi did not reach my room on the first night, I informed the front desk and it was fixed that night. The hotel is well located. Easy to reach all places on foot. Breakfast served until 11 am was great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Was in town for my cousins wedding and stayed here because I got a deal for it. The hotel is very small and run down it was built in the 1800s and some of the decor looks like it came from then. Our room 510 was very small and the floor was slanted. The tiles in the bathroom were chipping... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Do you own or manage Milner Hotel?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Milner Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Milner Hotel

Address: 78 South Charles Street, Boston, MA 02116
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 64
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Milner Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Milner Hotel Boston

69 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (58)
Room/suite (23)
Bathroom (6)
Hotel & grounds (5)
Dining (1)
Other (23)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (12)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Room/suite (6)
Bathroom (3)
Dining (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Milner Hotel

Enlarge Map