Room for Two
There are endless quirks to discover and pet peeves to bond over when you travel with your person. So get on a plane, check into your room, and spend a few days immersed in Boston’s finest spots.
We did the dirty work of finding you two a room. Behold: our picks for best hotels to stay at when traveling as a pair–relaxing spaces, beautiful designs, and delish food included. Rose petals and a bubble bath? We’ll leave the rest up to you.
Interested in Sunday brunch, afternoon tea, or a café where the Duke and Duchess of Windsor ate? Now that’s how to impress your better half. The Taj Boston is dripping in every shade of refinement–from fireplace suites for two, to chandeliers the size of cars, and even breakfast in bed. Beyond the hotel’s glamorous walls lies the exclusive Newbury Street, an area beloved for its charming aesthetics, world-class shopping, and troves of cafes. This vacation for two will quickly become a luxury getaway if you stay at the Taj.
This stately brick hotel has succeeded in crafting intimate spaces amidst the bustling city. Enjoy the cozy rooms and amenities when it’s time to relax, and when you’re to go out on the town, the Back Bay area is right outside The Eliot’s doors. Bonus: famed celebrity chef Ken Oringer is at the helm of their award-winning Japanese restaurant Uni.
The Fairmont Copley Plaza
The Fairmont Copley Plaza is the best option for those who want to feel like they’re kinda a big deal. Because you are, right? This luxury landmark hotel has been a staple of Boston’s upper crust travel scene since its gala opening in 1912. You and your lover will feel like friends of Gatsby amidst their giant chandeliers, glamorous décor, and fine dining. Plus, right outside the front door is the Back Bay neighborhood–an area bursting with some of the best shopping, historic spots, and delicious eats in all of Boston.
The Liberty Hotel is one of Boston’s most unique and aesthetically interesting hospitality endeavors. Housed in a former nineteenth-century jail, the entire building is a juxtaposition of art, design, and the backbone of the historic brick structure. Perfect for couples hoping to get a design-fix, The Liberty is a treasure inside and out. Their in-house dining and drinking options are some of the best, and the surrounding Beacon Hill neighborhood is the pinnacle of old Boston charm.