Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Boston, Boston

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Boston

280 Friend Street

Welcome to Boston Massachusetts and The Shawmut Inn. Our central location is within walking distance to Faneuil Hall, the North End, Little Italy, Government Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital, TD Bank north Garden, New England Aquarium, Beacon Hill, the Boston Common and much more.The Shawmut Inn features large guest rooms and suites with microwaves, refrigerators and complimentary coffee & tea service. All guests are welcome to enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast and utilize the free wireless high speed internet access.Whether you are in town for business at the John Hancock Tower, Prudential Building, and Government Center or attending a convention at the Convention Center, The Shawmut Inn is located in the heart of the Boston. Leisure travelers to Boston will find our location accommodating as well with convenient access to Boston Common, Beacon Hill, Boston Children's Museum, Fenway Park, The Boston Museum of Science and Charles Hayden Planetarium, shopping such as the Cambridge Side Galleria, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Simon's Copley Place Mall. Take a harbor boat tour, ride a swan in the Public Garden, take a Duck Tour, take a stroll through the Waterfront or Little Italy areas. Located four blocks from the markets of Faneuil Hall, The Shawmut Inn offers easy access to landmarks like Bunker Hill, new and old state buildings, and other historic landmarks. Walk through history on the Freedom Trail and see the places where the citizens of Boston assembled, planned the Boston Tea Party, and posted alerts using the beacon of the Old North Church.The Shawmut Inn one block from the much-anticipated parks and serene open space of the Rose Kennedy Greenway. According to the Boston Metropolitan Transit Authority, the planned "North End Park," part of the greenway system, will be a "significant 'hinge' point between the grand civic spaces of downtown and the intimacy of Boston's oldest neighborhood."The central location The Shawmut Inn puts guests just one block from the Boston TD Banknorth Garden (Fleet Center), Boston's premiere sports and entertainment venue, and home of the Boston Bruins and Celtics. Formerly known as the "Fleet Center," TD Banknorth Garden was renamed in honor of the original Boston Garden.Other local attractions close to The Shawmut Inn include:Italian North End District: Just two blocks away, this neighborhood combines the culinary ambience of Old World Italy with historic Boston landmarks including the Paul Revere House.The new and old City Halls, the new and old city courthouses, the new and old state buildings and landmarks such as Bunker Hill.Boston's beautiful waterfront