History is elegantly peppered in the extravagant Liberty Hotel overlooking the Charles River
in the historic city of Boston. The business -friendly hotel is luxury galore with state-of-the
art modern facilities and conveniences.
The Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel was originally the Charles Street Jail, built in 1851.
The redesigned entrance leads to the atrium along a passage adorned by mahogany stained
walls. The escalators feature tiled mosaics showing people who were imprisoned in the jail
over a century ago. Alabi, where cocktails are served, still preserves the jail cells, featuring
stonework and barred windows.
Liberty Hotel is a national historical landmark and still retains the cupola and granite work of the
mid nineteenth century. The floor-to-ceiling windows give magnificent skyline views of the
beautiful city. The adjacent 16-storey guest tower houses meeting rooms. And, there are
catwalks to access the tower.
The 298 air-conditioned guest rooms are luxury havens with LCD televisions, DVD players,
video-game consoles, and luxurious bathrooms. Wireless Internet access and laptop-
compatible in-room safes augment the business-friendly atmosphere. Minibars are also
The hotel houses a round-the-clock fitness center, event space with banquet facilities,
conference rooms and a ballroom. Guests also have access to a variety of gourmet dining
options at the on-site restaurant. Clink offers modern American cuisine while Scampo offers
Italian dishes. The Liberty bar offers a broad variety of wines. Visitors can also avail free
bicycle rentals and yoga classes that are offered on a seasonal basis.
Liberty Hotel’s location at the heart of the city gives ready access to the city’s attractions and
activities. It’s at the foot of Beacon Hill, a historic district famous for its Victorian and
Georgian style houses and cobblestone pavements. It is just a few steps from the famous
Museum of Science and the Faneuil Hall shopping area. The historic harbor is a must-visit
destination. The New England Aquarium, Quincy Market, John Hancock Tower and Freedom
Trail are among the many interesting places to visit in Boston.
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