Beacon Hill

The Liberty, a Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A notorious jail transformed into one of Boston's swankiest hotels
  • Grand Deluxe Rooms offer city skyline and Beacon Hill views
  • The bar on-site, Alibi, has seen many celebs including Kate Hudson, Larry David and Eva Mendez

"Until now, the only way to see inside this architectural marvel was to get yourself arrested " -- Travel + Leisure
94%
Enjoyed This
(88 Member Ratings)
"Atmosphere and history with modern twists."
Natalie
03. Apr 2018
West Suffield, CT, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the Boston Logan International Airport and guests can expect to pay approximately $25 in cab fare to reach the destination.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Dating back to 1851, this historic property has transformed itself from Charles Street Jail to now a posh AAA 4-Diamond hotel in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood. The Liberty is a blend of history, high-style luxury and hometown warmth -- the ideal place for a quintessential Boston experience. 

Guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and flat-screen televisions. Bathrooms include Molton Brown products. Public spaces are linked by catwalks, and the hotel's bars and restaurants bear playful big-house puns as names -- Alibi, Clink, the Yard, Catwalk and Scampo. 

While some hotels are content to provide a bed and a roof, The Liberty provides an experience. The hotel’s Liberty Affairs series offers a variety of unique events throughout the week, including: Major Mondays (live blues music); Gallery Night Tuesdays art exhibitions; Whole Note Wednesdays (live jazz music); Saturday yoga classes taught by instructors from Equinox; and Fashionably LATE -- a Thursday night fashion show featuring local Boston designers.

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, guests can explore Boston Common and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

From the press:
  • "A see-and-be-seen open space, with a champagne bar and lots of places to lounge" -- Gayot.com

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)
  • Complimentary shoe shine service

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 18 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Cot available upon request: free of charge.

Extra beds are not available.

Pets: Dogs (maximum weight: 40 pounds) are allowed on request and will be charged $100 (subject to tax) per stay. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: The Facility Fee includes: Wireless Internet Access, 24-Hour Fitness Facility with Chilled Towels and Fresh Apples, Sparkling Wine Welcome Beverage at Check In, Morning Coffee Station in Lobby, Two Bottles of Water Replenished Daily, Priority Access to Guest-Only Catwalk lounge, and Alibi Bar, Daily Newspapers in Lobby, Fresh Apples in Lobby, Business Center/computer access, Shoe Shine Service, and Entrance to all Liberty Affairs, including Major Mondays (live blues music at The Liberty Bar), Gallery Night Tuesdays (art exhibition in the lobby); Whole Note Wednesdays (live jazz music at The Liberty Bar); Fashionably LATE Thursdays (Thursday night Fashion show featuring local Boston designers); Beat Weekends (live sounds from Boston’s top DJs at The Liberty Bar on Friday and Saturday nights); and Saturday morning yoga classes taught by instructors from Equinox.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel offers Valet Parking for $55.00 (subject to tax), per day, includes in and out privileges, and will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

94%
Enjoyed This
(88 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Liberty Hotel, Boston (MA) (a Luxury Collection Hotel) over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Atmosphere and history with modern twists.
Other Comments
Great hotel with a convenient location.
Natalie 03. Apr 2018 West Suffield, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and atmosphere
paul 23. Mar 2018 Dorchester, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The theme throughout the hotel.
Other Comments
The additional fees for internet are silly. this is a luxury hotel, I should not be paying 24 dolllars a day with tax for internet.
Elizabeth 20. Mar 2018 milton, VT, USA
Enjoyed Most
luxurious pillows and bedding
Patricia 19. Mar 2018 Jamestown, RI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location is great. Love the lobby areas, there’s tons of space and lots of places to sit, get a drink (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and just hang out.
Other Comments
One of my absolute favorites in Boston.
Karen 20. Mar 2018 Weymouth, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
We were able.to check in early. They were able to give us a city view on a high floor, as per our request.
James 19. Mar 2018 Laconia, NH, USA
Other Comments
My husband and I stayed at the Liberty overnight. The hotel was alive from the moment you pulled up. Valet was great, guest services great, champagne at check in. Comfortable and relaxed seating and bar in lobby. Great restaurants off lobby. Festive, yet tasteful, elegant atmosphere. Love that you can also bring fido, but we boarded ours at the Red Dog in Boston which we also highly recommend. We noticed guests checking in with their well behaved pups. Room exceeded expectations. Great view, very comfortable bedding, gorgeous bathroom, separate soaking tub and shower, guest robes, ironing board, hair dryer. Really clean. Prison theme throughout the hotel was also very tasteful preserving the character of the original jail. We were guests when the temp was below zero so we used taxi service to go downtown to the Oyster House (oldest and best clam chowder ever) and a few Irish Bars. Highly recommend staying at the Liberty!! Debbie/Rhinebeck NY
Kevin 12. Jan 2018 Rhinebeck, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Unique architecture and thoughtful extras made this a one-of-a-kind experience.
Karley 19. Feb 2018 Revere, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The idea behind the hotel, how clean & all the food & entertainment they have.
K 22. Jan 2018 Brooklyn, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
champagne at check in - atmosphere and bars! awesome time
michelle 09. Jan 2018 Walpole, MA, USA

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