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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Harborside Inn

Show Prices
#49 of 83 Hotels in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Harborside Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,403 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Harborside Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 1,294: English reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

Rooms are the size of a room youd find in amsterdam or london. Some rooms dont even have a window looking out which is crazy as it made the room really really cramped and small. For the price you pay, we expect more than a motel like place. Totally unrecommended.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Avidtravellerbkk
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2013

I decided to break from the meeting recommendation and stay here. I mostly stayed here because of the ease of access to the subway system, because of the proximity to major attractions (the Quincy market and Faneuil Hall) and the proximity to some great restaurants. As I was travelling on business, I stayed in a courtyard view room and, apart...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Chris W
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I attempted to cancel my reservation due to an impending storm which was sending me home early. I contacted the hotel and was told there was no manager on duty and to call back the next day. The next day they would not honor the cancellation due to the weather and charged me the full rate. Next time I'll stick...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank COC57
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 6 March 2013

A quaint older hotel right downtown on State St in the heart of Boston. You are only a few minutes from the Freedom Trail and can walk it to see most of the the historic sites in the down town area. There are plenty of great restaurants near by including the famous North town historic Italian area. We did lunch...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank John W
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We stayed for two nights in a king atrium room ie no exterior view. This meant the room was slightly dark but otherwise we were happy with it. The room was a very good size, the bathroom had a great shower, was modern and well appointed. No tea or coffee making facilities in the room but there was round the...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Littlescapes
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 February 2013

This little hotel was the perfect little get away for my husband and I. We loved it and will stay here again! It was clean, comfortable, artsy. I am a bit of a Germ Freak and I did not find anything to complain about. The bathroom is a bit small but it was fine. The staff was very nice and...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Bjoyful4
Reviewed 21 February 2013

I recently stayed here over presidents day weekend and I thought the hotel was great, very clean and the staff were all very nice. I had an interior room which made sleeping in easy, the bed was very comfortable. Although the room was not very large it wasroomy enough for two people. The next time I'm in Boston my boyfriend...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank alihey
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I came to the Harborside Inn for a three-night business/personal stay and ended up staying four nights because I got caught in the blizzard of 2013-Nemo. The hotel staff members (young, friendly, helpful) were so nice about everything, including about extending my stay for an additional night at the same rate i was paying for the first three nights when...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Heminway
Raleigh
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I loved this hotel in Boston. The location makes it perfect for eating in the north end or Quincy market. Because it is on the blue line you do not need a car to get around the city. The harbor is across the street and walking is a must to visit all the area landmarks. Hotel is clean and has...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Travelingaddicted
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2013

This is a lovely independent hotel. Our room was huge, very clean and beautifully decorated. The staff were super helpful and always friendly and welcoming. Amazing added amenities such as free wifi, free use of computers and printing and tea and coffee all day in the lobby. Is very easy to get to hotel as its only 2 stops on...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank prowsey7

487 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (274)
Viewed
Bathroom (38)
Viewed
Room/Suite (87)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (59)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
0:28
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (75)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (208)
Viewed
Atrium View Guestroom (71)
Viewed
City View Guestroom (30)
Viewed
King Atrium View Guestroom (30)
Viewed
The Hotel (77)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Boston hotels
Downtown
Hilton Boston Downtown / Faneuil Hall
Downtown
The Bostonian Boston
The Bostonian Boston
#29 of 83 in Boston
1,508 reviews
The Boxer Boston
#22 of 83 in Boston
995 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Downtown
Omni Parker House
Omni Parker House
#44 of 83 in Boston
7,043 reviews
Downtown
Boston Marriott Long Wharf
Downtown
Club Quarters Hotel in Boston
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Harborside Inn

Address: 185 State St., Boston, MA 02109-2627
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: $365 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 98
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Harborside Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Harborside Hotel Boston
Harborside Inn Boston
Hotel Style:
#34 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#54 Business Hotel in Boston
#55 Family Hotel in Boston
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Harborside Inn staff and other travellers.
23 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (23)

Questions? Get answers from Harborside Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Some rooms are located inside the hotel with no view to the outside”
47torbenw, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You will pay extra for skyline views.”
enez2010, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Above ground level”
  • Closet next to the shower in the bathroom (!)
  • Eye-level fridge (!), sound system and safe
  • Drinking (?) water
simmondsi, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I clicked "budget" by downtown Boston standards.”
BentParrot, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great location!”
934faribaa, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5