Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden

280 Friend Street, Boston, United States, 02114  show map
 2 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 43 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurants/bars around - Breakfast is fine - Elevator was slow - Recommend it
  • Fitness room very basic - No free parking - View was excellent - Reasonable price
  • Close to fanuel hall - Close to the t subway - Room was good - Great service
  • Clean comfy bed - Good free wifi - Breakfast is included - Not-really-working a/c
  • Great place - 15 min walk to downtown - Spacious room - Nice staff
  • Great view of the garden - Lobby was small - A/c was so loud
  • No dvd player - Excellent customer service - Large bathroom
  • Good breakfast - Room was roomy - Great restaurants within walking distance
  • No parking - Rooms come equipped with a coffee maker - Highly recommend
  • Great location - Excellent staff - Great value

Overview

The value-for-money 2-star Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden features laundry, dry cleaning and ironing service. Residing in a 5-story building, the hotel was opened in 2008 and renovated in 2012.

This hotel is set in the center of Boston, just 1.7 km from Newbury Street, Shubert Theater and Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Boston city center is 1 km away.

This hotel is placed in West End district, known for a church, a museum and monuments.

Government Center subway station is just 5 minutes from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Cambridge St @ Center Plaza - Gov't Ctr bus stop. The hotel is located 5 minutes walk from Logan International airport.

Rooms

This property has 72 guestrooms including executive double room, double room and suite appointed with Wi-Fi, cable TV with on-demand movies, a writing desk, heating and a living area. They are furnished with a modern décor.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the breakfast area each morning. Guests can quench their thirst at Garden The Greatest bar with a favorite drink. The pizzeria Sullivan's Tap is just about 5 minutes’ walk from the property.

Services

The hotel offers a safety deposit box, an elevator and a luggage storage for general needs and a business center, a meeting room and a copier for corporate travelers.

Relax

On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 43 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   72.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

280 Friend Street, Boston, United States, 02114

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City Center
  • Boston
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Boston North Station
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • North Station - Green Line Inbound
    400 ft
  • North Station
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Halftime Pizza
    200 ft
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Boston African American National Historic Site
    2600 ft
  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park
    3000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    72

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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden Boston location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    280 Friend Street, Boston, United States, 02114

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Boston
                      2700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Boston North Station
                      400 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • North Station - Green Line Inbound
                      400 ft
                    • North Station
                      400 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      400 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Halftime Pizza
                      200 ft
                    • Qdoba Mexican Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
                      200 ft
                    Parks
                    • Boston African American National Historic Site
                      2600 ft
                    • Boston Harbor Islands National Park
                      3000 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      72

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Boston BY Foot Recorded Tour - 700 ft

                    Places of interest

                    Train stations

                    Amusement

                    • Boston Paintball - 700 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    Historical sites

                    • Government Center - 1400 ft
                    • Old North Church - 1700 ft
                    • Smith Court Residences - 1700 ft
                    • Abiel Smith School - 1700 ft
                    • African Meeting House - 1700 ft

                    Stadiums

                    Museums

                    • Otis House Harrison Gray - 1400 ft
                    • Bunker Hill Pavilion - 1700 ft
                    • Society For Preservation of NE Antiquities - 1700 ft

                    Parks

                    • Environmental Management Dept - 1400 ft

                    Universities, Institutes

                    • Mgh Institute-Health Profsns - 400 ft
                    • North Bennet Street School - 1700 ft

                    Medical care and Hospitals

                    • New England Eye and Tissue Bank - 700 ft
                    • Shriners Hosp For Children - 1400 ft
                    • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hosp - 1700 ft

                    Underground stations

                    Local attractions

                    • Chinatown - 5100 ft
                      Boston, Boston
                    • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum - 1.1 mi
                      Congress Street Bridge, Boston
                    • Gibson House Museum - 1.1 mi
                      Beacon Street, Boston
                    • Wang Center for the Performing Arts - 1.0 mi
                      270 Tremont St., Boston
                    • The Wilbur Theatre - 1.1 mi
                      Washington St, Boston

                    Near the hotel

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                    • Saint Leonard of Port Maurice - 2100 ft
                      14 North Bennet Street, Boston
                    • North End - 2200 ft
                      Boston, MA 02109
                    • Old North Church - 2000 ft
                      193 Salem St., Boston
                    • Museum of African American History - 2100 ft
                      46 Joy Street, Boston

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Halftime Pizza - 200 ft

                      Address: 115 Causeway St
                      Phone: 617-720-4578

                      76% likes this, based on 40 reviews

                    • The Fours - 300 ft

                      Address: 166 Canal Street
                      Phone: 617-720-4455

                      70% likes this, based on 91 reviews
                      Cuisine: American

                    • Porter's Bar & Grill - 300 ft

                      Address: 173 Portland St
                      Phone: 617-742-7678

                      70% likes this, based on 52 reviews
                      Cuisine: American

                    • Qdoba Mexican Grill - 200 ft

                      Address: 101 Causeway St

                      77% likes this, based on 31 reviews
                      Cuisine: Mexican

                    • Sullivan's Tap - 200 ft

                      Address: 168 Canal Street

                      64% likes this, based on 31 reviews

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      72
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                    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden

                    Average guest rating

                    7.0out of 10
                    Very good
                    Based on 117 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Older travelers
                      6.2

                      Convienent and the breakfast they served was awesome and free.

                      No pool. Elevators were to small and had a difficult time getting the luggage cart in, and very narrow hallways. We had to pay $39 to park the car and the price of the hotel was way to much for what we got.

                    • Family with children
                      5.4

                      Location to td Garden.

                      We booked 2 rooms (1 queen bed & 1 w/2 double beds) two months in advance of our trip. When I called the hotel with a question 2 days before our trip, they only had us down for 1 room. They told us they were all booked up and couldn't give us the 2nd room we had reserved, even though I had written confirmation of our reservation. I then called Booked.net and your staff was great. They called the hotel and got them to agree to give us the rooms we had reserved. I even spoke with the office manager the day before our trip to assure that they would honor our reservation. She assured us that they would. When we arrived, they gave us 2 queen rooms. This was a problem since my three teenage daughters would be sharing a room. Their staff was very rude and didn't even have a cot available for them. After much back and forth between them, us, and Booked.net, they finally offered to find another (1) room at another hotel. But we didn't want to split up our family. Also, by that point it was 6:00 and we had tickets to a 7:00 show. It was really too little, too late. If they had just been honest with us - even the day before, we would have made other arrangements ourselves.

                    • Family with children
                      7.0

                      The staff was very helpful and considerate. However, they had no record of my reservation through Booked.net. But every attempt was made to get me a room in the sold-out hotel, and luckily that was accomplished. Front desk and valet staff were invaluable.

                      Room was dark

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      How close it is th th e bk garden.

                      Small lobby. Rather tacky!

                    • Single
                      7.0

                      Very nice staff

                      Complete rip-off on the valet service

                    • Older travelers
                      6.6

                      The location was great. The room was clean.

                      The room was very hot and there was no relief available. The elevator was broken and we were expected to climb stairs with luggage,

                    • Single
                      5.4

                      when I arrived at the hotel to check in I was informed that my room had one double bed and a pull out couch. Through Booked.net I had reserved a double room with two double beds and the hotel informed me that the room I reserved was not available. They said that if I had booked the room through them my room would have been available. So one adult got to sleep on the bed and I had to sleep on the pull out that had only an inch and a half of foam over the spring frame. Originaly the hotel charged me full price for two doubles until I complained. The pull out was horrible and I would have been mor comfortable sleeping on the floor. I was totaly dissatified with this whole process.

                    • Family with children
                      7.8

                      The convenience of going to a Celtics game and having the hotel right across the street was perfect. The manager there was amazing - we had reserved a room with two double beds, but they were overbooked, so she offered us a comp room - this was really nice of her and greatly appreciated - she went out of her way to give us the best service. Valet service was also very convenient and our car was safe and we didn't have to use it once.

                      The Elevator !!!!!! omg took forever....can't imagine if I had a disability or couldn't use stairs - that Elevator certainly is ancient.

                    • Single
                      5.0

                      convenient as other Express Inn. but late wireless internet.

                      various breakfast.

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      The location was so convenient! We attended an event at TD Garden, and it was literally across the street. The rate was a little pricey, but well worth it for the location. They went above and beyond by allowing us to check in early when our train came in 4 hours before check in. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. Highly recommend. I will stay again!

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      Location was great,Staff was Excellant,very helpful in all question or concerns.Clean rooms,nice renovations done.Enjoyed my stay!!

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      I loved the location of the hotel. Everything that we visited was within walking distance. I also loved the fact that the hotel was willing to hold our bags before and after checkout, very convenient.

                    • Family with children
                      10.0

                      Location was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Romm was clean and comfortable

                      Elevator was slow but that was only thing i could think of.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      Across the street from the Boston Garden easy access to Celtics and Bruins games. Hotel rooms are very nice.

                      Not very close to the musuems and tourist attractions but was turned out okay because the town trolley tookk us to almost every attraction.

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      The staff was very helpful with directions and information. I recommend this hotel to anyone needing access to the TD Garden and trolley tours in the city.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Boston Garden Boston location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    280 Friend Street, Boston, United States, 02114

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Boston
                      2700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Boston North Station
                      400 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • North Station - Green Line Inbound
                      400 ft
                    • North Station
                      400 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      400 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Halftime Pizza
                      200 ft
                    • Qdoba Mexican Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
                      200 ft
                    Parks
                    • Boston African American National Historic Site
                      2600 ft
                    • Boston Harbor Islands National Park
                      3000 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      72