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2018 Best Hotel, South

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

Plymouth
Provence touches down in Plymouth at Mirbeau, a resort inspired by French country manors just a short putt away from where the Mayflower met shore. [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, West

The Inn at Hastings Park

Lexington
Spanning three lovingly restored 19th-century buildings, this Relais & Châteaux property is so New England it hurts, right down to the prime location next to [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, Boutique

Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel

Boston
If you stayed here, you’d never want to leave. After 12 years as a Kimpton hotel, this year the Nine Zero unveiled a top-to-bottom transformation, [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Four Seasons

Boston
If your idea of the ultimate staycation involves in-room make-your-own martini bars or "glamping" tents for the kids, book a room at the Four Seasons. [...] read more»
2017 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Hotel Commonwealth

Boston
After a sweeping $50 million upgrade, Hotel Commonwealth is in a league of its own. In addition to 96 sleek new guest rooms, the Kenmore [...] read more»
2016 Best Hotel, Martha's Vineyard

Harbor View Hotel

Edgartown
After dropping off your bags in one of this waterfront hotel’s plush rooms or suites, each decked out in teals and taupes, order a cocktail [...] read more»
2014 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Ames Boston Hotel

Boston
While we appreciate Boston’s cobblestone streets, we’re also progressives. This chic hotel is just like us: a little bit of both. Built into the skeleton [...] read more»
2013 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

Boston
Connected to the bustling Prudential Center, the Mandarin is a Zen refuge from the moment you enter. Modern museum-quality paintings and sculptures encourage thoughtful reflection. [...] read more»
2012 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

Boston
There's something formulaic about high-end hotels these days. Marble vanities + giant flat screens + bazillion-thread-count Frette sheets = the right to charge upward of [...] read more»
2011 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

Boston
Even the most basic guest rooms at this Back Bay behemoth overflow with amenities: luxe slippers, Aromatherapy Associates toiletries, rainforest shower. But what stands out [...] read more»
2008 Best Hotel, Debut

The Liberty Hotel

Boston
When the Liberty opened last winter in the old Charles Street jail, following a $150 million building renovation, it was met with the requisite jokes [...] read more»
2007 Best Hotel, Berkshires

The Porches Inn

North Adams
Fleeing the city seems an idyllic notion, until you find yourself bunking down among doily-strewn antiques and overpowering potpourri at a B&B advertising bucolic "charm." [...] read more»
2007 Best Hotel, Martha's Vineyard

Beach Plum Inn

Menemsha
You are not a Kennedy. Your chances of getting asked to the family's up-island compound are, frankly, slim. So what? You can still live like [...] read more»
2007 Best Hotel, Nantucket

Hotel Green

Nantucket
With two hotels, an art gallery, and an upscale shoe salon to her name, Nantucket transplant Vanessa Noel practically is the island. Her 10-room Hotel [...] read more»