Boston Journals

Boston Trip

An August 2009 trip to Boston by tejanita1

Quote: Our trip to Boston to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary and watch a Red Sox/Yankees game
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I had read reviews on this and other sites about this hotel, so I was a little leery when we arrived, but I was pleasantly surprised. It's a nice hotel and the staff we dealt with were courteous and helpful.Our room was not large, but it was just me and my husband, and we didn't spend a lot of time in the room, so it was perfect for us.There's no pool at this hotel, so if that's one of the amenities you're looking for, just skip this one.The major pluses for this hotel are that it's very centrally located. It's right in the middle between two different T stops (about 1 1/2 - 2 blocks to get to each one), there's a pharmacy around the corner and the Hotel 140 (also...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 8, 2009

John Hancock Hotel and Conference Center
40 Trinity Place
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
617-933-7700

Day 1

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When we got off the plane and checked in at our hotel, we were really hungry. We decided to head to Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market and see what was there in the way of food. We had some family friends who had recommended Pizzeria Regina, specifically the one in Quincy Market. So, that's where we headed. You can spend at least a half day in this area. It's chock full of shops and Quincy Market is one huge restaurant row. There's so much to choose from and no national chain restaurants like Taco Bell or McDonald's, which was refreshing. We ate at Pizzeria Regina and then had a beer at Cheers. We didn't spend a lot of time touring the stores this day, but we spent some more time here on the morning...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 8, 2009

Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market
1 Faneuil Hall
Boston, Massachusetts 02109
(617) 227-0150