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Harborside Inn

185 State St., Boston, MA 02109
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is away from all the 5 Star options but offers a great location where you can walk to the wharf area..great restaurants..the nearby market and other attractions as well as train access at your doorstep. The hotel has a small Starbuck set up in the foyer for a quick coffee & danish..but plenty of other options nearby..didn't like... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently went to Boston for the first time to attend a meeting and stayed for several days after to sightsee with my fiancé. I found the Harborside Inn by happenstance after all the sponsor hotels were booked. How fortuitous! The Harborside is in a wonderful location near the aquarium. I did not rent a car for this trip and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location was worth the money. The room asthetics took some getting used to (e.g. no window, strange lighting, etc.), but that is really the only criticism we had. We arrived for check-in at 2:00 PM and the desk person was a little blunt in telling us check-in was not until 3:00 PM, but he managed to find us a... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I would have given this a 5 star review but I had to give it 4. Good points: good value for location. Location doesn't get much better. You are within walking distance to just about any tourist attraction in downtown Boston. The front desk staff were helpful and cheerful. They seemed to enjoy working here. Our room was very quiet... More 

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24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a nice hotel but try to check in earlier than we did. We got to the hotel really late around 1:30 am and it was a hot spot for a dance club. There were people drinking everywhere and right outside the smell of pot filled the air. I felt uncomfortable plus the parking garage is a few blocks... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel for the location. Clean, great location and a bar in the lobby. It's a small room but how often do you sit in your room anyway? Tons to see a few steps away! I would not recommend walking to the original cheers bar though....we did, got lost and took forever! Lol. Loved this hotel and would... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems I am constantly looking to stay at a Marriott whenever I visit Boston, but I stumbled upon the greatest boutique hotel just steps from Faneuil Hall. The rooms were clean and wonderfully furnished as well as extremely comfortable. I walked everywhere from this hotel which is close to everything including public transportation if you wanted to take the... More 

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Elkin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is older and the room was smaller than expected. That being said, the room was clean, nice lobby, free internet and a nice business center. Staff was very friendly and the location was perfect. 10 minutes from the cruise port and about 10 minutes from the airport. They had a breakfast cafe in the lobby and a bar... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this place was randomly expensive. I thought it would mean a nice spacious room, a big bed, a bath....but no. I booked a 'queen size' bed but I got a small double. I did ask the front desk about it but they decided to tell me that I was wrong and that it certainly was a queen size bed.... More 

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Warren, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on May 2. Our room was ready when we checked in at 11:30. The lobby was beautiful. The room was smaller than I thought but was still nice. The only issue we had was the water pressure wasn't that great. The hotel is only 2 blocks from Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. All of the staff were... More 

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