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After breakfast we headed off to the John F Kennedy Presidential Library. It is excellent and, although it is a bit of a hassle getting there and back (quite a few stops on the T and then a shuttle bus) it is worth it. The Library takes you through the Kennedy Presidency - all very one-sided but if you approach it as such then it's very good. There …
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Having no idea if some activities should be today (Friday), rather than the weekend, we just started with the kids friendly essentially touristy stuff.
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... an on the spot decision to completely change my travel plans. I always trust that impulse decisions work out for the best, and it was for sure a wonderful decision! I love this girl so much and it's as if no time has passed at all since we last saw each other. 5 nights in and no sight of a sobre day yet...as she tells me, I can sleep when I'm dead and there's too much hijinx to be had! Hitting a baseball game tonight, her party on Thursday and New York on the weekend to catch ...
... have correct passes for the girls, they say Boston, but yours say Logan International, is that your final destination?" I've nearly flipped then, as through clenched teeth I point out Logan International IS BOSTON AIRPORT. A silly apologetic laugh waves us through. All is forgotten once we settle in our seats and a friendly stewardess brings us a glass of chilled champagne. Arh... This is the way to fly and the stresses of the past 31/2 Hours evaporate. To be ...
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Around Deadwood there is much Indian history as well, as the Battle of the Little Big Horn was fought just up the road. In fact as the ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Millennium Bostonian Hotel
Definitely Would Stay Here Again
Stayed at the Millennium Bostonian for 3 nights in early October. Got a great rate ($116) a night on Hotwire. Thoroughly enjoyed this hotel......from it's close proximity to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market, the subway system, the cozy Atrium Lounge and it's warmth. Their bed was comfortable (as were the pillows). The bathroom was well lit with an oval bathtub (very nice). The only thing that could have been different was that I wish they would install a new carpet in the room.....yes, there were stains. Otherwise, the stay was pleasant, the staff were friendly.....I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again in the future.
My stay at the Bostonian was fabulous. Each staff member I encountered was warm, friendly and knowledgable. The Bostonian has a lot of charm and great character. Our friend's room was different from ours, yet also nice and cozy.
The Bostonian is in a perfect downtown location, in the middle of everything! Conceirge staff directed us well and gave a nice choice of dinner recommendations.
It was very nice to stay at a classic hotel, a very unique experience.
Our recent trip to Boston was a gift from my boss for 10 years of work.
Great Location, but Pricey
The staff was nice to us after a shaky check-in in which one of our reservations was misplaced. The bell hop and valet were friendly. Parking is expensive. The location is GREAT! However, the standard room is average to small in size when compared to price. The bed was harder than I would like. The bathroom was large and nice. I didnt have a balcony. I have stayed in several 4 star hotels and this one was just not on the same level as the others. I am not complaining about it, just not recommending it either unless location is your number one priority.
This hotel was bad in so many ways. With taxes included, we paid $200/night for this hotel and I am getting ready to write a letter to hotel management to let them know how disappointed we were. First of all, the hotel reeks of cigarettes and cigars (with stained curtains to prove it). The city recently banned smoking in bars and restaurants but apparently the hotel hasn't received the memo yet since there is a cloud of smoke coming from their bar every night. The single pane windows don't mask the noise coming from the outside every night. Please remember that this hotel is in front of party central and you will not get any sleep during your stay. With a four year old in tow, we weren't exactly able to join in on the partying and the honking, screaming and sirens were just plain annoying. I had an upgrade coupon for a room. The front desk attendant who had a scowl on her face during the whole check in process upgraded me from a grand to a superior. I asked what the difference was and she mentioned that the superior had a view of Faneuil Hall. Cool - ok. We check in and I had to call down to double check if she had checked us into the wrong room. You could maybe see Faneuil Hall if you stuck your head out of the window and strained it in an awkward position. Other than that, I mostly saw the alleyway. Speaking of unpleasant hotel personnel, everytime we walked by the concierge desk and he happened to be there (they did not have regular hours), I overheard him complaining about how much work he had and how tired he was. The fitness center was just a hotel room that just happend to have ancient exercise equipment in it. The treadmills and gym equipment must have been from the 1970's and looked unsafe to even touch.I can keep going on but I'll stop now. This hotel is MAYBE worth $75/night, definitely NOT the $200 that we paid.
I stayed at the Bostonian for 2 nights in the summer of 2002. I payed 250$/night before tax. I thought I would be assured an elegant and comfortable room. Instead, I was put in a room which had no real windows - instead it had small openings near the ceiling. If you opened them, you were confronted by something very noisy - some part of the machinery of the hotel. Can't say what it was, because I couldn't see it! In short, I was confined to a basement-like prison-type room for 250$ a night. Maybe they thought I wasn't an important guest. I don't know. I was felt cheated and humiliated.
I was not thrilled when we checked into our room. We had paid an additional fee to be in the Classic King room with French doors opening up to the balcony with views of Quincy mkt/F.Hall but instead we got a room with a queen size bed and no balcony. After we called and asked to be moved to another room, they put us in a room that had all that they promissed but with a view of garbage all over the street and if strained your neck to your right, you got a slight view of quincy mkt. By the way, I didn't realize balconies were this small-was it a joke?
Recently, I had to catch an early flight from Logan airport and I decided to stay at the Bostonian Hotel. I was greeted by the doorman and the bellman with a welcome back. It has been over two years since I had stayed there. Check-in was done by the nicest person. She asked if she could help me with anything and you could tell that she meant it.
Just when I thought things could not get any better, I saw my room with the fireplace. Wow!!
The best part of the night was that I received the service of a truly five diamond hotel for a significantly lower rate.
I will definitely stay there again.
Not worth the money
While the hotel may be elegant and lovely and the service accomadating, the rooms are small and overpriced. The "balcony" is a large open window that two people can barely stand on together to look out. While the rooms may have a nice decor, for the price they are extremely small. I've stayed at other high priced hotels and would pay the same price for a room twice the size. To top off the stay... if you plan on driving and parking your car with their valet, be warned that you will be charged an additional fee for parking. Now while this may be their fee, note that not one person informed us prior to checking the car with valet that we would be charged an additional fee, even as paying guests. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.
This is a truly elegant hotel. The room was lovely, immaculate, and comfortable and the location is quite convenient. Staff were extremely pleasant and generously offered quick use of their office computer for checking business emails. Breakfast in the Seasons restaurant, while pricey, was delicious, with excellent service. I've already highly recommended this hotel to colleagues and will certainly stay here again.