Want to enjoy one of winter's biggest luxuries during your Boston visit?  Book a hotel or inn with a fireplace in your guestroom.

Not only will you love the warm, romantic ambiance, but you'll get a bonus:  just as the temperature drops and fireplaces seem especially appealing, low winter hotel rates kick in - so you can often find bargains and specials.  

It's like getting the best Boston hotels on sale, with a fireplace as a bonus. 

Only a small number of hotels in Boston offer real fireplaces in guestrooms and suites, and just one of them - luxury boutique property Fifteen Beacon Hotel - boast fireplaces in every room and suite, although its sister hotel, Inn at St Botolph, offers fireplaces in every suite.

At the others, request a room with a fireplace when you make your reservations to make sure you get one.

Top photo:  Fireplace in a guestroom at The Newbury in Boston's Back Bay - Photo courtesy of The Newbury

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Fifteen Beacon - Fireplaces in Every Guestroom

Find out about fireplaces in rooms at Fifteen Beacon Hotel in Boston
Fifteen Beacon Hotel in Boston

All 62 rooms and suites at Fifteen Beacon, a luxury boutique hotel in a historic section of downtown next to Beacon Hill, feature gorgeous gas fireplaces. 

Decor here is sleek and contemporary, and the handsome black and stainless fireplaces add to the sophisticated ambiance.

You'll find many more luxury touches at your command: top-of-the-line Frette linens, complimentary WiFi, flat screen televisions, and even complimentary in-town car service - if you can bear to leave your luxurious room.

The Lenox Hotel

Fireplace in room at Lenox Hotel
Fireplace in a guestroom at The Lenox Hotel - Photo courtesy of the Lenox Hotel

The Lenox, an independently-owned Boston luxury hotel in Back Bay, offers wood-burning fireplaces in many of the 214 rooms.  

Gracious furnishings such as brass chandeliers, crystal lamps, and comfortable chairs give you the perfect incentive to settle down in front of the fire, perhaps with a good book and glass of wine.

Although the Lenox provides hybrid car service and is also in a superb location for walking, you may prefer to stay in and enjoy your comfortable room.

Why are fireplaces a huge plus in Boston hotel accommodations?  Well, let's face it - winters here can get really cold, and even months such as March (and honestly, sometimes April) can feel chillier than you might imagine. 

So sitting in front of a fireplace in your hotel guest room or suite will feel like one of the world's greatest luxuries.  The only downside?  You won't want to leave!

Bostonian Boston Hotel

Room with fireplace at the Bostonian Boston Hotel near Faneuil Market in Boston, MA
Bostonian Boston Hotel - Photo courtesy of the Bostonian Boston hotel

Stately gas fireplaces grace some of the rooms in the Bostonian Boston Hotel, located near Faneuil Marketplace in Downtown Boston. 

The pleasure of coming back to your hotel room after a stroll through nearby Faneuil Marketplace or the North End on a cold winter day and settling into a comfortable chair in front of your cozy fire can't be beat!

Other luxury furnishings such as pillow-top beds and Frette linens add to your comfort.

Be sure to request a fireplace when you make your hotel reservations to avoid disappointment. 

The Newbury Hotel

Photo of fireplace in suite in the Newbury Hotel in Boston MA
Boston's Public Garden, across Arlington Street from The Newbury, on a chilly December day

Only a few special suites in the luxurious 273-guestroom The Newbury Hotel have wood-burning fireplaces, so to make sure you get one, book early.  

The fireplaces are available for use from October through April.  No, Boston's winter weather does not extend throughout this entire 6-month period - but even on a slightly chilly early fall or late spring day, the sight, smell, and warmth of a real wood-burning fireplace is one of life's special pleasures.

A Fireplace Butler tends to the fire, so all you have to do is place your order from the Firewood Menu, relax in the plush upholstered chairs, and enjoy the blazing fire.  

Even though the Newbury's Back Bay location overlooking Boston's Public Garden puts you in the perfect spot for exploring the city, you may never want to leave your comfy suite.

Inn at St Botolph - Fireplaces in Every Suite

Fireplace in a suite in The Inn at St Botolph in Boston MA
The Inn at Saint Botolph

All one and two bedroom suites at The Inn @ St Botolph have gas fireplaces.  

Sister hotel to the luxurious XV Beacon, The Inn @ St Botolph's location on a quite residential street just one block from Huntington Ave puts it across from Prudential Center and close to Symphony Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts - all perfect destinations for crisp winter weather. 

You'll enjoy returning to your suite after the day's activities, sitting by the fire, and perhaps enjoying a cup of hot chocolate or a glass of champagne. 

Bricco Suites

Find out about fireplaces in rooms at Bricco Suites in Boston
Bricco Suites in Boston's North End neighborhood

Nestled in the heart of Boston's North End, Bricco Suites includes sleek in-wall fireplaces surrounded by comfortable seating in most of its light-filled studios and suites.   

Without a traditional lobby or check-in staff, Bricco Suites gives you an experience that is more akin to having your own Boston apartment than staying in a hotel - although the manager will provide you with a personal assistant if you need help in planning your visit, making reservations, etc.

You'll like Bricco Suites' location close to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, TD Garden, the New England Aquarium, the Greenway, and the Waterfront.  But even better, you'll enjoy being so close to all the mouth-watering bakeries, cafes, salumerias, and excellent Italian restaurants. 

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