Best of Boston


2017 BEST Inn, Nantucket

Greydon House


Islanders and visitors alike have been buzzing about the recently opened Greydon House, and for good reason. A visual stunner featuring handpainted tiles and custom Roman and Williams furnishings, the 18-room boutique inn boasts common areas infused with a flora-inspired… read more»

2017 BEST Inn, Martha's Vineyard

Nobnocket Boutique Inn

Vineyard Haven

Annabelle and Simon Hunton worked hard to maintain the integrity of their 1908 Arts and Crafts manor when transforming it into the seven-room Nobnocket Boutique Inn, but that doesn’t mean they’ve skimped on the plush amenities: Expect loaner bikes for… read more»

2017 BEST Inn, Cape Cod

Eben House


Housed in a building dating to 1776, this Provincetown inn eschews the floral ruffled bed skirts typical of historically minded B & Bs in favor of crisp white duvets, restored hardwood floors, and inspired breakfast options. Add in the saltwater… read more»

2016 BEST Inn, Nantucket

Union Street Inn


Co-owner Ken Withrow spent 20 years working for famed hotelier Ian Schrager, and the in-town inn he runs with his wife, Deborah, puts that pedigree on full display, from staffers trained to remember your name and wine preference to guest… read more»

2016 BEST Inn, Cape Cod



This saucy bed-and-breakfast brings a splash of urban charm to the outermost Cape. Rooms are painted bright colors—no staid New England décor here. The food stands out, too: At breakfast, dig into treats like caramelized-onion-and-shiitake clafoutis; by night, mingle with… read more»

2015 BEST Inn, Cape Cod



Owners Allison Baldwin and Ilene Mitnick (a.k.a. the “Roux Deux”) call their restored 1870s Victorian in P-town’s East End Gallery District a “French girl about to have a wonderful party,” and she’s a saucy lady indeed, with cheekily named rooms… read more»

2015 BEST Inn, Nantucket

Regatta Inn


Thanks to a recent renovation, this centrally located Federal-style building has all of the history but none of the outdated décor. The inn’s eight guest rooms boast luxe amenities, including Frette and Matouk linens and marble bathrooms. But perhaps the… read more»

2014 BEST Inn, Cape Cod

Winstead Inn & Beach Resort

The Winstead’s two Harwich properties offer something for everyone: Sun worshipers and relaxation seekers gravitate toward the 14-room manse situated on a private beach, while families enjoy the recently expanded, bike-path-adjacent 15-room estate in the heart of town, just a… read more»

2014 BEST Inn, Nantucket

76 Main


This sleek downtown inn offers rooms done up in stripes and poppy colors by Boston designer Rachel Reider, as well as plenty of modern amenities (iPads, Apple TVs). Your best bet is Room 16 or 17 in the guesthouse, each… read more»

2013 BEST Inn, Cape Cod

Salt House Inn


This is P-town’s first boutique hotel, new this spring, and already we’re smitten. Each of its rooms, snug and brilliant white, has plush bedding, nautical curiosities hung on the walls, and unique touches we love. WiFi and parking are gratis,… read more»