07/22/2014

Searching for Beer Festivals in Boston this summer? Visit the Franklin Park Zoo!

Hoping to find the best beer festivals in Boston this summer? Check out Zoo Brew at the Franklin Park Zoo.

Beer Festivals in Boston this summer

Zoo Brew at the Franklin Park Zoo is returning on Saturday, August 16, 2014. If you’re looking for the best beer festivals in Boston this summer, don’t miss the 5th annual beer-tasting event.

The 2014 Zoo Brew
Saturday, August 16th
3:30-7:30pm
Tickets: $50 in advance; $60 at the door.

Must be 21 and over to attend. There are exciting changes this year, as the entire Zoo will be open for the event. Enjoy a nice beverage as you visit with gorillas, hippos, giraffes and more.

Proceeds from the Boston summer event will support the operation and continued growth of the Zoo.

We welcome you to plan your weekend stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Our central location on the harbor is the perfect choice for a summer getaway in Boston. Enjoy scenic views of the water and out convenient location to all of the best things to do in Boston this summer.

07/15/2014

Things to do with kids in Boston: Penguinology at the New England Aquarium!

Looking for fun things to do with kids this summer in Boston? Check out Penguinology at the New England Aquarium!

Things to do with kids in Boston

Penguinology at the New England Aquarium is now open! If searching for things to do with kids in Boston this summer, explore the secret world of penguins at the family-friendly attraction in Boston during your next visit.

The New England Aquarium promises a great adventure for all families. Once entering the Boston aquarium, you’ll receive a special Penguinology Adventure Guide to help you learn more about the mysterious animals that call the New England Aquarium home. The penguin exhibit in Boston features more than 80 birds and three different species. Watch them waddle and swim through the water in their 150,000-galloon exhibit!

When visiting this summer, penguin chick season will also be in full swing. Head to the Blue Planet Action Center to view daily presentations and connect with the people in charge of caring for the chicks.

Gather your family and head to the New England Aquarium to view the Penguinology exhibit and more! Extend your stay and book a weekend visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. We are conveniently located near many family-friendly attractions to enjoy during your weekend stay in Boston.

07/08/2014

Looking for the best places to eat in Boston? Experience Dine Out Boston!

Dine Out Boston features some of the best places to eat in Boston.

Best Places to Eat in Boston?

Dine Out Boston, formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston®, is returning this summer. If you’re searching for the best places to eat in Boston, you won’t want to miss the food event taking place August 17-22 & 24-29.

You may be asking, why did Restaurant Week Boston® change to Dine Out Boston after 13 years? The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau felt it was time for a makeover. Along with the name, the prices and dining options have also changed. Yet, there is one thing that hasn’t changed, you can still expect delicious food and a memorable dining out experience from some of the best restaurants in Boston.

Prices for Dine Out Boston are as follows:

Lunch: $15/$20/$25
Dinner: $28/$33/$38

Dine Out Boston will feature some of the best places to eat in Boston. Visitors can experience a wide-range of food options from nationally known restaurants to local bistros, from Asian to French, Italian, Sushi and more! Advance reservations are strongly encouraged.

Begin planning your visit today! We welcome all visitors to plan their stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, centrally located near the top restaurants in Boston.

07/01/2014

Boston Seafood Festival returns this summer!

Plan your stay with us for the 2014 Boston Seafood Festival.

Boston Seafood Festival

If you are looking for the top summer events in Boston, check out the 3rd Annual Boston Seafood Festival on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 11:00am-6:00pm, taking place on the historic Boston Fish Pier!

The Boston Seafood Festival, created by the Boston Fisheries Foundation, is an enduring symbol of New England’s fishing industry. Along with delicious seafood prepared by Boston’s greatest chefs, the Boston summer event will feature inspiring chef demonstrations, an oyster shucking contest, kid-friendly activities and more.

If you’ll be in our area, you won’t want to miss this year’s event. The Boston Seafood Festival 2014 will be bigger and better than ever, as the Boston Fish Pier celebrates its 100th anniversary of the oldest working fish pier in the country.

Plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf and experience the summer festival in Boston this July. Visit our special hotel offers page to check out our latest hotel packages and book today.

06/24/2014

It's Summertime - Have you experienced the Swan Boats of Boston yet?

Take a picturesque voyage aboard the Swan Boats of Boston!

Swan Boats of Boston

Established in 1877, the Swan Boats of Boston is a unique family attraction, located in the beautiful Boston Public Garden. Take a voyage on the waters of the lagoon and experience the Swan Boats of Boston during your summer visit here in Boston.

The Swan Boats of Boston are open 7 days a week, weather permitting. Each ride on a Swan Boat lasts about 15 minutes and will be open now though Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Summer (June 21 to Labor Day) 10 am to 5 pm 
Fall (After Labor Day) 12 pm to 4 pm Weekdays
10 am to 4 pm Weekends 

Adults $3.00 
Children $1.50 (age 2 to 15 years, under 2 free) 
Seniors $2.50

We offer a convenient location to Boston Public Garden, as well as the many other family-friendly attractions in Boston. Enjoy a peaceful cruise around the Public Garden Lagoon this summer. We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Visit our Special Hotel Offers and book your visit today.

06/17/2014

Enjoy our ‘Follow the Freedom Trail’ hotel package in Boston!

Our ‘Follow the Freedom Trail’ hotel package in Boston is the perfect way to explore the historic sites!

Hotel Packages in Boston

The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf is conveniently located near many of the top attractions in Boston including the historic Freedom Trail that leads you to 16 of Boston’s historic sites. We welcome you to spend the weekend with us and enjoy our exclusive Follow the Freedom Trail hotel package in Boston!

Our Follow the Freedom Trail hotel package in Boston includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in a studio, one or two bedroom suite
  • Complimentary hot breakfast daily
  • Complimentary wireless Internet
  • Freedom Trail Guide Book, a 50 page full color guide of the 16 Freedom Trail sites and other historic sites along the Freedom Trail

This Boston hotel offer is valid through December 31, 2014. Visit our special offers page to learn more and plan your Boston getaway today!

Centrally located on the harbor, the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf offers scenic waterfront views and luxurious accommodations to ensure a memorable experience. Book our hotel package in Boston today. We hope to see you this summer!

06/10/2014

Celebrate Fourth of July at Boston Harborfest 2014!

Boston Harborfest returns July 2-6, 2014.

Boston Harborfest

The 33rd Anniversary of Boston Harborfest is just around the corner. Celebrate Fourth of July with us in Boston and don’t miss out on one of the biggest summer events in our Boston area!

The Boston Harborfest 2014 Daily Events Schedule:

Wednesday, July 2:

Huzzah for Constitution at Charlestown Navy Yard
Free Freedom Trail® Tours: Meetings, Mobs and Martyrs
Charlestown Navy Yard Video
And more.

Thursday, July 3:

Huzzah for Constitution at Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston by Land and Water by Charles Riverboat Co.
Charlestown Navy Yard Video
And more.

Friday, July 4:

Flag Raising Ceremony and Parade
Huzzah for Constitution at Charlestown Navy Yard
Footloose on the Freedom Trail by Boston by Foot
And more.

Saturday, July 5:

Boston by Land and Water by Charles Riverboat Co.
Free Freedom Trail® Tours: Meetings, Mobs and Martyrs
Charlestown Navy Yard Video
And more.

Sunday, July 6:

Boston by Land and Water by Charles Riverboat Co.
Free Freedom Trail® Tours: From Allegiance to Revolution
Cradle of Liberty at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
And more.

Want to learn more? Visit the Boston Harborfest website and celebrate Fourth of July weekend in Boston! We are conveniently located near all of the events and invite you to plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

06/03/2014

Enjoy one of these Boston Harbor Cruises this summer!

Check out the 2014 Summer Boston Harbor Cruises.

Boston Harbor Cruises

Boston Harbor Cruises is gearing up for another exciting summer on the water! Plan your stay and enjoy many of the exciting cruises in Boston. Read below to discover the Boston Harbor Cruises that will be available this summer.

USS Constitution Cruise: A 45-minute informative tour that brings visitors close to “Old Ironsides,” the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party and the Old North Church. The 2014 USS Constitution Cruise Schedule is March 29-November 23, every hour on the half hour 10:30am-4:30pm.

Historic Boston Sightseeing Cruise is an informative, fully narrated 90-minute tour that takes people past the nation’s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston’s working port and extravagant waterfront living. The 2014 Historic Sightseeing Cruise Schedule is May 10-September 1, 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm daily.

Charles River & Locks Cruise is a narrated 90-minute tour of Boston’s Inner Harbor and the Charles River. Enjoy spectacular views of the Boston and Cambridge skylines. The 2014 Charles River Cruise & Locks Tour Schedule is June 21-August 31.

Click here for a complete list of Boston Harbor Cruises this summer and plan your stay with us today at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

05/27/2014

Check out our Pet Friendly Hotel in the Boston Area!

Our Pet Friendly Hotel in the Boston Area received a Fido's Favorite Award!

Pet Friendly Hotels in the Boston AreaAt the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, we recently received a Fido’s Favorite award from BringFido.com. The Fido’s Favorite award was presented to us for achieving a perfect rating of 5 out of 5 bones from BringFido.com customers in the last twelve months! Thank you to all of our valued guests who shared a glowing review of our pet friendly hotel in the Boston area.

We know it is important for our guests to feel at home while they’re away, especially when traveling for an extended period of time. At our Boston hotel, it is exciting to not only offer spacious accommodations for our guests and their pets but to also offer a convenient location to Paul Revere Dog Park, an off-leash dog park in Charlestown. Our staff always strives to provide the best possible stay for you and your four-legged family member.

We would love to meet your pet! The next time you are visiting our area we hope you will choose our property for your next stay. Keep in mind that additional fees apply when traveling with your pet. Visit our website to learn more about our pet friendly hotel in the Boston area and plan your getaway today.

05/20/2014

Check out our favorite Father’s Day events in Boston!

Father’s Day events in Boston that Dad will love.

Father's Day Events in Boston

Father’s Day is fast approaching. How are you planning on celebrating Dad? If your plans include a trip to our area, check out our favorite Father’s Day events in Boston. Each event is conveniently located near us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

Treat Dad to the ultimate Father’s Day weekend right here in Boston at these great events:

If looking to enjoy the best views of Boston while in town, a Father’s Day cruise aboard the Spirit of Boston should be the first thing on your list. The Boston Harbor Father’s Day Lunch Cruise offers great views, as well as a festive buffet, DJ entertainment, open soda and juice bar, ice cream sundae bar and goodie bags for kids. Dad’s cruise free on Father’s Day. The cruise begins noon-2pm. Click here for ticket prices and more details regarding the Father’s Day event in Boston.

The Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are celebrating Father’s Day with free admission for all fathers on Sunday, June 15th! Treat Dad to a day at the Zoo and meet all of the furry friends that call the family-fun attraction home.

A Father’s Day tour from Boston Brew Tours: Boston Brew Tours is offering a Father’s Day Brew Tour. Spend the day at multiple breweries and learn the brewing process first hand. Every tour includes an extensive lunch pairing. Click here to learn more.

We hope you enjoyed our favorite Father’s Day events in Boston! We invite you to spend your Father’s Day weekend getaway with us in Boston and enjoy these great events and more during your stay.