Learn all about The Liberty Hotel In Boston and all the amenities that comes with a stay!
If you’re looking for to splurge on a stay at one of Boston’s most luxurious hotels, check out The Liberty Hotel. This property used to house some of Boston’s most deplorable criminals but restored the building to become this stunning, elegant hotel.
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The Liberty Hotel was original a prison but was restored in 2007. The hotel has five levels to it, designed with weathered brick, wrought iron, along with a chain-link chandelier. The walls are printed with trees accented with burgundy, black, and white seating to give a contemporary feeling. They maintained the jailhouse design and creating something elegant to celebrate the history.
The Liberty consists of 298 rooms and suites, designed by Bill Rooney, that are a play of the hotel’s past such as do-no-disturb signs that say “Solitary”, scales of justice on wooden desks, and pillows with tally marks to signify days.
The 480-square-foot Grand Deluxe Corner Room is designed with with floor-to-ceiling windows to bring in natural light. The granite and marbled bathroom features a rain shower and soaking tub, and Molton Brown toiletries.
This hotel comes with a load of complimentary perks such as Biria bikes and a running concierge. Not only that but there is a luggage liaison who will pick up and deliver your bags from the airport to the hotel. Liberty Affairs includes tons of events throughout the week such as live blues music on Mondays, art exhibits on Tuesdays, acoustic jazz on Wednesday, Thursday fashion shows and Saturday-morning yoga classes.
The fitness center offers all the cardio, strength-training machines, and free weights that you might need and the business center is open 24/7. While the hotel may lack an in-house spa, you can get a massage treatment right in your room.
Food & Drink
The Liberty has multiple restaurants and bars that allow the night life to prosper. At the lobby level, Clink serves fresh North Atlantic seafood and New England fare. On the second floor, Catwalk offers food and drinks from clink but is for guests only. Scampo offers contemporary Italian cuisine to both guests and locals. While Alibi is a bar that serves cocktails and snacks for those late-night adventures. A key component to the hotel is The Liberty Bar which serves wine, cocktails, house-infused liquors, paired with small plates and bar bites.
The friendly staff offers glasses of sparkling wine at check-in. Overall, the service was efficient and amazing. The valets were very quick and generous, offering tips about the surrounding area and calling cabs.
The Liberty resides in the street near the Longfellow Bridge at the foot of Beacon Hill. This property is a walk down from Charles Street for shopping and dining. Half a mile away is the Public Garden. Across the street is the subway at Charles/MGH, in case you wanted to go to attractions that aren’t walkable.
Address: 215 Charles Street, Boston.
The Liberty Hotel in Boston is unique in the way that it is both luxurious and hip. Knowing the building’s intriguing backstory, the designs and accommodations still maintain the prison-house feel. The hotels restaurants and bars are definitely something to note and try out.