Whether travelling by plane, train or car, Boston is an easy city to navigate upon arrival. Boston ’s central airport, Boston Logan Airport, is located just 20 minutes outside of the heart of downtown Boston . The train station closest to Boston Marriott Long Wharf is South Station. The hotel may also be accessed via Boston ’s expansive subway system, known as The T, at the Blue Line’s Aquarium Station or by a taxi cab service.
Upon arriving at the hotel in downtown Boston you can take in the surrounding historic Long Wharf waterfront location. Dating back to the 17th century, the Long Wharf was once the heart of the city’s shipping industry. Your guest room is also likely to offer breathtaking views of the Boston Harbor.
Once you’ve checked in and have settled into your guest room, you may want to take a nap in Marriott’s ultra comfortable Revive bedding. Having recently undergone renovations, Boston Marriott Long Wharf offers newly designed guest rooms and suites with 300 thread-count linens, fluffier pillows and down comforters.
Playing a central part in the American Revolution of the 18th century, Boston offers a seemingly innumerable amount of historic sites to visit. Most Boston visitors take advantage of The Freedom Trail, which is a 2.5 mile red-brick path in downtown Boston that leads to 16 significant historical sites, including Boston Common, the Bunker Hill Monument , Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market, Granary Burying Ground and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market are a great starting place, as they are located just one block away from Boston Marriott Long Wharf .
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is a historic marketplace and meeting hall dating back to 1742 with street vendor stalls. Quincy Market is a building within Faneuil Hall’s shopping center that offers a wide array of food stalls, fast food and restaurants. This is a great lunch and light fare option.
Whether you touched on all 16 Freedom Trail sites and have had your fill of historic landmarks or visited just a few, you may be ready to go back to the hotel to relax before dinner. Relaxation is made easy at this Boston Marriott, for you can take advantage of the hotel’s indoor pool or fitness center. If work can’t escape this weekend getaway, you can also conduct business in your guest room, where you’ll find a desk and High-Speed Internet access.
For your first night out in Boston , dinner in the historic North End, also known as “Little Italy”, will provide you with a plethora of Italian restaurants. While your options abound, a great fine dining choice is Enoteca Bricco, which offers a wine bar with extensive wine list and Bricco’s Lounge, where you can find lighter fare and cocktails. Dinner in the North End wouldn’t be complete without an Italian pastry for dessert! Go to Mike’s Pastry, a famous bakery that offers a wide array of traditional Italian pastries, biscotti, gelati, cakes, cookies marzipan and more.