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Harborside Inn

185 State St., Boston, MA 02109
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here on a business trip and found it to be a comfortable stay. My co-workers and I met and did some work down stairs in the cafe area in the morning and afternoon. In the evenings, the cafe becomes a bar, and it did fill up. The cafe offered coffee (drip or espresso) as well as a few... More 

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Williamstown, Australia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good quality boutique hotel with stunning short coming - no kettle in the room. When I called the desk to ask where it was, I was told a lot of people ask, but it was a management decision and there was a Starbucks in the lobby. As someone who travels a lot, and likes to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got back from our stay at the Harborside Inn in Boston. We were SO happy with our room and the hotel as a whole. It is a small boutique hotel on the north side of boston. The location is PERFECT. We were able to walk to Quincy Market, Harpoon Brewery and the row of Italian places. The room... More 

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Meath Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in this hotel. From the minute we checked in until check out everything we couldn't fault a thing. The reception staff are so friendly and helpful. They helped us get a hire car & printed out directions for us to get around. Room was lovely. We got clean linen & towels each day (4day... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

November 2008 Stayed here for one night w a gf. Hotel is in the perfect location. We took the train from the airport & hotel was directly across the street. Marketplace is 2 mins away. A lot of bars & restaurants within walking distance. View was nice & room was amazing!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed there for a short three day trip to Boston in the summer. Could not have enjoyed the experience more. Friendly staff and beautifully decorated. The best part is the convenient location. We parked our car and never needed to move it. We walked the whole city and saw everything we planned on visiting. Little Italy,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across this Boston listing and thought that it showed potential. Well, I was right. I booked this hotel and had no regrets. This boutique hotel has pleasant rooms, charming desk staff, No coffee maker in room, but Starbuck's is on premises, and there is a smart, stylish, chic bar and lounge. It's located near many restaurants in easy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the city of Boston and visit frequently. I have been staying at this hotel once-twice a year since early 2012. The hotel has been updated and renovated through these past 4 years. The progress has been amazing to see and it now has a very modern and slick vibe. The hotel is steps away from Quincy Market and... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the main reason for my trip was a conference I can not really comment on the location, other than it was easy to find places to eat and drink in the area. Also the Starbucks breakfast downstairs was a big plus :-) The room was clean and nice with everything you needed. Friendly staff. Also it was really easy... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Harborside Inn was a great choice, as we were in "tourist mode" while in Boston. We had a cabin room, and the fact that it had no windows did not bother us, as we like our room to be very dark. However, the lights do have dimmer switches for those who want some light. I believe that the flat-screen... More 

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