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Where is the "center" of the action?

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Where is the "center" of the action?


My wife are going to Boston in July. No kids. We enjoy restaurants, lots of people, lounges, shopping.

What would be a good place to stay for us, is there a main intersection in Boston or where is center of the action?



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1. Re: Where is the "center" of the action?

With that criteria,i would choose a hotel in Back Bay. Lots of shopping in the area on Newbury Street and in the Prudential and Copley malls. Many, many restaurants and cafes. Lots of people watching on Newbury Street. Walking distance to many tourist sights as well.

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2. Re: Where is the "center" of the action?

Fanuil Hall area

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3. Re: Where is the "center" of the action?

miz - Boston is compact so you'll do fine pretty much anywhere. Copley Square/Back Bay first came to mind, followed by Downtown area/Faneuil Hall area.

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4. Re: Where is the "center" of the action?

As to a place to stay that is centrally located I always recommend the Omni Parker House on School Street. As Mahj says above, Boston is compact. The Parker House puts you close to the Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market area and the North End in one direction and the Common, Public Gardens, Back Bay in the other. All are easy walks with plenty to see and shops to pass.

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