Travel Blogs from Boston
With Rog flying into town, it was 4 days of checking out the famous uni-town of the US, working from my companies US HQ and the city vibe.
Staying at a cool, ex-jail, it was a great place to be centred for runs in the morning and heading out in the evening.
Elliot was super cute in Harvard square and in general. And it was Rogers first time he met his nephew!!
... the outfield concourse there was a "Big Concourse" which had much more room. Around the concourse there were many pieces of history. From a display showing how the Red Sox players were affected by and served in WWII to the 617 jersey created last year inn support of the Boston Marathon bombing victims. The field itself has by far the most character of any park, starting with the obvious one, The Green Monster. It is quite a structure, ...
... an effect which keeps the eye moving and makes it look as though the shapes on the quilts themselves are moving. Another technique which I thought was very cute is a German technique known as 'scherenschnitte', this is the German for 'Scissor snipping' it is the same principle as when you fold and like cut paper to make paper snow flakes! I left the museum after i had seen the special exhibition; but didn't get to spend as much time in the last two rooms because I was aware ...
... 160; As we were looking for the Boston Marathon memorial, apparently we looked like lost tourist, and a man walked up to us and asked how he could help. Bostonians have been very friendly at helping these two tourist teachers get around. Our next stop on the trolley tour was Fenway Park. Both of us love baseball so we had to stop and grab a snack at a place called Bleacher Bar. This restaurant is built into the stadium and it was a way for us to be able ...
... room (or entire property) to tourists. It’s safe as a representative from the website checks each property that is listed. We stayed in Cambridge, Boston with Josh who is originally Chinese but lived in the US for years. Although we had a slight hiccup with picking up keys on our first night, we found Josh’s flat to be perfect for us – we had our own room and were to share the living room, kitchen ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Liberty Hotel Boston
This is a one-of-a-kind hotel in many capacities. The lobby/reception area is unreal!!! Exposed brick, vaulted ceilings that stretch for over 5 floors, high-end restaurants and bars. The bar [Alibi...located on the ground floor] was jam packed on Friday night with a mainly young-hip crowd. They have some cool mug-shots of famous celebritys on the exposed brick walls, thus sticking to [and not in a corny way] the jail-house theme.
Chiudetemici dentro e buttate via la chiave!
Il "tema" ci è piaciuto! L'albergo è bellissimo e personale si è fatto davvero in quattro per noi. La colazione è eccellente! La vista che avevamo era la migliore della città. Di sicuro dirò a parenti e amici di venire a stare qui. Inoltre consiglierò ai miei amici del posto di provare il bar!
Lock me up and throw away the key!
loved the "theme!" the hotel was gorgeous, staff went above and beyond. Breakfast was excellent! Our view was the best in the city - definitely sending family/friends to stay. sending local friends to check out the bar!
Schließt mich ein und werft den Schlüssel weg!
Das "Motto" war klasse! Das Hotel war fantastisch. Die Angestellten scheuten keine Mühe. Das Frühstück war vorzüglich! Unsere Aussicht war die Beste in der Stadt - werden auf jeden Fall Familie und Freunde hierher schicken, um hier zu übernachten und Freunden aus der Gegend empfehlen, die Bar auszuprobieren.
Innovative, striking elegant rooms!
The Liberty has a bounty of service people who are supporting your stay and are most accommodating. The history of the hotel is so interesting; must say "not a bad place to be locked up"!
Charles Street Shopping, walk along Charles River, and just steps from Mass. General Hospital. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute, just wish I could stay longer.
Beverly Coholan, So. Dennis, MA
¡Las habitaciones son innovadoras y excepcionalmente elegantes!
El Liberty cuenta con un montón de gente de servicio que te asisten durante tu estancia y son de lo más servicial. La historia del hotel es muy interesante; ¡tengo que decir que "no es un mal sitio donde estar encerrado"!
Tienes las tiendas de Charles Street, puedes caminar por el río Charles, y te encuentras a unos pasos del Hospital General de Massachusetts. Disfruté muchísimo de cada minuto, tan solo me hubiera gustado quedarme más tiempo.
Beverly Coholan, Sur de Dennis, Massachusetts.
We arrived a couple of days after opening so while service was still a work in progress, we were wowed by the old jailhouse atrium now the location of check-in and a small cocktail bar. Our room wasn't ready so we had lunch at the Clink restaurant. The speciality 'hot stone cooking' at your table was a bit of a challenge after a long haul flight but our scallops and sweet potato fries were delicious.
Estuve en este hotel durante un viaje de negocios. Lo inauguraron 3 semanas antes de que yo llegase. Es un sitio sofisticado con todo lo que cabe esperar de un hotel nuevo que cuesta entre 300 y 600 dólares la noche. Dispones de telefonía IP que te dice cómo está el tiempo y esas cosas, pero son las cosas más básicas las que me estropearon la estancia. Lo básico es de lo que carecía: no había reloj alguno en la habitación, no había ni bloc ni bolígrafo, los teléfonos eran más complicados que mi ordenador y no había enchufes para los aparatos eléctrónicos. Lo del reloj y los enchufes es especialmente desconcertante teniendo en cuenta el entorno de alta tecnología. Ah sí, y la primera noche de 21:00h a 22:30h estuvieron utilizando una taladradora fuera de mi habitación. Dijeron que era cosa de la ciudad (parece ser que ya había pasado antes) y que no podían hacer nada. A unas horas increíbles, teniendo en cuenta el hospital que hay al lado. En mi opinión es muy desconsiderado con el resto de la ciudad.
New Hotel not yet prime time
I stayed at this hotel as part of a business trip. They had their "soft opening" 3 weeks before my arrival. It's a fancy place with everything you would expect in a new $300-600/night hotel. VOIP phones that can tell you the weather and such, but it's the basic stuff that soured my stay. The basics that were lacking: no clock in the room, no pad and pen, phones that were more complicated than my computer, and no plugs for electronics. The clock and the plugs are particularly bafflingly given the high-tech surroundings. Oh yeah and a jackhammer ran outside my room from 9-10:30pm the first night. They said it was the city (it had happened before apparently) and there was nothing they could do. Amazing timing given the hospital next door. Thoughtless of the city IMO.
We were looking for a hotel to stay in for a last minute trip to Boston w/ two days to plan. Everything was booked and even the 3 star hotels were going for $300+/night. Then I found the Liberty Hotel which used to be a jail (haha!). At $275 a night for a five star hotel - it was a steal!