04/22/2015

Best Places to take Mom this Mother’s Day in Boston!

Searching for places to take Mom this Mother’s Day? Here are our favorite things to do in Boston.

Places to take Mom this Mother's Day in Boston

Spring has sprung, which means Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you are looking for the best places to take Mom this Mother’s Day in Boston, there are plenty of exciting activities and cool places to check out during your Mother’s Day getaway with us here in Boston.

Among the variety of attractions, our favorite events in Boston include the Boston Harbor Mother’s Day Cruises, the Boston Swan Boats and of course, the beloved Duckling Day at the Boston Common and Public Garden.

However you choose to celebrate the day, we hope you’ll turn your day trip into a weekend adventure and book one of our cozy rooms on the Boston Harbor. Mom will love the views of the water and you’ll love our affordable prices! Visit the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf website to learn more and plan your visit with us today. Browse our current hotel offers before your stay.

04/15/2015

Celebrate Patriots’ Day at these events around our Boston area!

Interested in where to find the Patriots' Day events around Boston? Here’s the 2015 Patriots’ Day Reenactment Schedule!

Patriots' Day Events around Boston

Massachusetts officially honors Patriots’ Day on the 3rd Monday in April but there will be a variety of commemorative ceremonies and Patriots’ Day events taking place throughout the entire month in and around our Boston area. Join the thousands of participants that will be in attendance and check out the local events, parades and ceremonies that take place in Boston on Patriots’ Day weekend.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

  • 2pm,  Dress Rehearsal of the Lexington Skirmish on April 19, 1775 - Location:  Battle Green, Lexington Center. Rain date:  April 12 at 2pm.

Saturday, April 11

  • 10:30am, Bedford Parade and Pole Capping - Location:  99 School Way, Bedford
  • 11am - 2pm, Meriam House Tours - Location: Meriam's Corner on Lexington Road, Concord
  • 1pm, Meriam's Corner Exercise - Location:  Meriam's Corner on Lexington Road, Concord
  • 3pm, Paul Revere Capture Ceremony - Location: Paul Revere Capture Site on Rt 2A

Saturday, April 18

  • 6am - Dawn Salute at North Bridge in Concord.
  • 7:30am - North Bridge in Concord - Wreath-Laying Ceremony and historical speeches.
  • 8:00am - 12:30pm - Living History Event:  "Armed as According to Law”
  • 9am-4pm - Battle Green Guided Tours, Lexington Green
  • 10am, Parker's Revenge - Lexington Minutemen Gather on Lexington Green - Location: Lexington Green
  • The Minute Man National Historical Park hosts Hartwell Tavern tours, Smith House demonstrations, Bloody Angle demonstration activities and more!
  • 9:30am - 12 noon, Hartwell Tavern and Captain William Smith House, "Life on the Battle Road
  • 10am - 4pm, Tours of historic Lexington sites:
  • Buckman Tavern
  • The Bloody Angle Tactical Demonstration
  • 11:30am (approximately) - Arrival of the Sudbury Militia at North Bridge
  • 12 noon - approx 2pm, US Army "Old Guard" Patriotic Performance on Lexington Battle Green
  • 1pm-4pm, Jason Russell House Tours - Location: 7 Jason Street (at Mass Ave), Arlington
  • 2pm-4pm - British troops occupy Munroe Tavern
  • 1:30pm, Parker's Revenge Battle Reenactment - Location: Near the Minute Man Visitor Center on Route 2A, Lexington)

Click here to learn detailed information about each of the events for Patriots’ Day in Boston.

Browse our current hotel offers and plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

04/08/2015

Hit a home run - Catch a Boston Red Sox Home Game during the 2015 Season!

Take me out to the ball game. The Boston Red Sox 2015 Season is just around the corner.

Boston Red Sox 2015 Season

After a brutal winter here in Boston, we know that many of you are most likely looking for the best ways to celebrate the spring weather in our Boston area! Well, nothing says spring more than a baseball game. No matter if you are a Boston Red Sox fan or not, a trip to Fenway Park is always a memorable experience. Catch a Boston Red Sox Home Game during the 2015 season.

The upcoming 2015 home games for the Boston Red Sox this April include:

vs. Nationals on April 13 (home opener)
vs. Nationals on April 14
vs. Nationals on April 15
vs. Orioles on April  17
vs. Orioles on April 18
vs. Orioles on April 19
vs. Orioles on April 20
vs. Blue Jays on April 27
vs. Blue Jays on April 28
vs. Blue Jays on April 29

Click here for the complete Boston Red Sox 2015 Schedule.

If you are visiting from out of town and looking for places to stay while in Boston, we welcome you to plan your visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. We have great hotel offers available this spring. Be sure to check out our website before booking your visit.

04/01/2015

Upcoming Events at the Franklin Park Zoo - Not just for kids!

Whether you’re a kid or adult, you’ll love these upcoming events at the Franklin Park Zoo.

Events at the Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo, located just minutes away from our hotel, caters to both families and adults alike. Take a peek at our list below, you may be surprised to learn about the great events that will be taking place at the Franklin Park Zoo this spring/summer. If interested in attending any of the special events, we welcome you to book your visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

Party for the Planet: The Franklin Park Zoo is throwing a party for the planet and you’re invited. Celebrate Earth Day in Boston at this great event taking place on Friday, April 24 beginning at 10:00am-3:00pm.

Princess and Frog Day: Does your child have a favorite princess? Don’t miss the chance to visit a princess and enjoy arts and crafts throughout the day. Kids are encourage to wear their favorite fairy tale inspired outfit. All of the fun begins Saturday, April 25 from 11:00am-3:00pm.

Uncorked: This 21+ event is a great opportunity for visitors to sample an array of wines while supporting the Zoo. The unique wine-tasting event in Boston will take place on Saturday, March 30 from 5:00pm-7:30pm.

A Wild Affair: This 21+ event on Saturday, June 20 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. will feature stations hosted by Greater Boston’s best restaurants and caterers! Enjoy live entertainment, a silent auction and more as you help support the Zoo.

To learn more about all of the Franklin Park Zoo events, click here.

Our hotel is conveniently located near the Franklin Park Zoo and top attractions in Boston. Browse our current hotel offers before booking your stay. We hope to see you at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf soon!

03/25/2015

Our Scenic, Waterfront Pier - An ideal choice for your Outdoor Wedding in Boston.

Thinking about an outdoor wedding in Boston? Come take a tour of our pier!

Outdoor Weddings in Boston

If you’ve ever pictured having your outdoor wedding in Boston, overlooking the Boston Harbor skyline, then come take a tour of our scenic, waterfront Pier located by the historic Charlestown Navy Yard.

We only host one event each day on our pier so you will get all of the attention that you deserve. Our on-site event planner will help ensure that your day is perfect from beginning to end, from helping you decide catering options to overnight accommodations at our all-suites property.

Our outdoor wedding venue in Boston can easily accommodate up to 225 guests for dinner and dancing! Take a tour today and celebrate your special day at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

The cost to rent our Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf pier starts at $3,000, plus 7% MA sales tax. This will include use of our space, all electrical needs, the use of our indoor restroom facilities, and on-site management staff.

Click here to learn more important details regarding our event venue in Boston.

For questions and availability, please contact Dory Noll at 617-933-5313 or Dory.noll@marriott.com.

03/18/2015

Have you made your plans for this year’s Boston Marathon?

Don’t miss one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events! Book your stay with us for the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon

The countdown is on for the 119th Boston Marathon. Whether you are a spectator or participant, we welcome you to plan your stay with us for this year’s racing event in Boston.

The 119th running of the Boston Marathon
April 20, 2015
Location: Hopkinton, MA

Boston Marathon Official Post Race Party
April 20, 2015
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Fenway Park, Boston

The historic course will begin on Main Street in Hopkinton and will finish near the John Hancock Tower in Copley Square. For more important details regarding the prestigious running event in Boston, click here.

Good luck to all participants from the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf! If searching for the perfect hotel during your stay for the Boston Marathon, we invite you to book your stay with us. Don't forget to check out our current hotel packages.

03/11/2015

Spring is near - Check out these activities in Boston!

Think warm thoughts. Spring is just around the corner and we’ve listed our favorite activities in Boston.

For anyone who is looking for ways to beat the winter blues, we find that it’s helpful to think warm thoughts. Spring is near and we’ve dedicated this blog post to our favorite spring activities in and around Boston. Plan a stay and enjoy your time here in Boston. Sunshine is just around the corner!

Boston's Public Garden
When you walk through Boston’s public Garden and noticed that the flowers have started to bloom and the cool breeze is blowing through the trees, a smile just may creep on your face. If looking for things to do in Boston this spring, take a walk through the Boston Public Garden.

Swan Boats 2015 Season
Saturday, April 18 to Sunday, September 20, 2015
Mark your calendars! The Boston Swan Boats 2015 Opening Day is April 18th. Take a scenic ride in the Boston Public Garden aboard one of Boston’s favorite traditions.

Spring Activities in Boston

Bay State Bike Week
May 10-18, 2015
What better way to celebrate the spring season than on a bike ride? Massachusetts is the only state in the country with a truly statewide bike week so come out and support the week on your two-wheeled transportation.

Guided Tours of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
Weekend and weekday guided tours will resume in April. Each tour is approximately 90 minutes long and include Arboretum history and topics of seasonal interest.

Boston Marathon
Monday, April 20, 2015
The countdown is on for the  2015 Boston Marathon. If you’ll be participating in this year’s Boston Marathon and you’re looking for hotels in our area, we welcome you to plan your stay with us.

We hope that you enjoyed our list and that you’ll visit with us this spring. Visit our Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf website for more information about our accommodations.

03/04/2015

Easter is fast approaching! Hop on one of these Easter Sunday Cruises in Boston!

Celebrate Easter Sunday in style. Book one of these cruises in Boston.

Easter Sunday Cruises in Boston

Easter is just around the corner. Have you made your plans yet? We are all looking forward to spring here in Boston and we are most excited for the spring events taking place in and around our Boston area. If looking to plan a Easter Sunday getaway, check out these cruises in Boston.

Odyssey Boston Easter Sunday Cruises:

Early Easter Brunch Cruise
Sunday, April 5, 2015

  • Special appearance by the Easter Bunny
  • Children's activities: a balloon artist, goodie bags and an ice cream sundae bar
  • Juice & soda for kids
  • Complimentary glass of champagne at boarding for adults 21 and older
  • Brunch Buffet Menu
  • Board: 8:00am | Cruise: 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Price: from $54.90 per adult | $32.95 per child age 3-12* 

Afternoon Easter Brunch Cruise
Sunday, April 5, 2015

  • Special appearance by the Easter Bunny
  • Children's activities: a balloon artist, goodie bags and an ice cream sundae bar
  • Juice & soda for kids
  • Complimentary glass of champagne at boarding for adults 21 and older
  • Brunch Buffet Menu
  • Board: 1:00pm | Cruise: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Price: from $64.90 per adult | $38.95 per child age 3-12* 

Easter Dinner Cruise
Sunday, April 5, 2015

  • Plated Dinner Menu
  • Live music duo and DJ entertainment
  • Board: 5:30pm | Cruise: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Price: from $77.90 per adult | $46.95 per child age 3-12*

*Prices do not include taxes, fuel surcharge fees or administrative fees. Click here to learn more.

Plan your stay with us today at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

02/25/2015

Looking for the perfect Hotel Package for your Girls’ Getaway in Boston? We’ve got it!

Shop ‘till you drop & enjoy the Assembly Row Shopping Experience! Our hotel package is perfect for your girls’ getaway in Boston.

Hotel Packages for Girls Getaway in Boston

Ladies, sometimes you need to pack your bags and head out for the weekend! At the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, we are located within close proximity to the amazing outlets at Assembly Row, which features some of the best shopping centers in Boston. Call up your best gal pals and plan a visit. Our hotel package is the perfect way to enhance your girls’ getaway in Boston.

Our Assembly Row Shopping Experience Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary Internet
  • Assembly Row Coupon Book
  • $25.00 Assembly Row gift card per paid room night
  • Additional charge for parking at the hotel (Assembly Row parking is free)
  • Taxes and gratuities not included
  • Not available to groups of 10 or more rooms
  • Based upon availability, blackout dates may apply

Located approximately 7 minutes from our hotel, Assembly Row is Boston’s closest outlet shopping destination. Experience more than 30 outlet shops, more than 10 restaurants, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston and a state of the art 12 screen movie theater. Rain or shine, Assembly Row is one of our favorite things to do and our Boston hotel deal is the perfect addition to your stay.

02/18/2015

Celebrate the Irish culture at these St. Patrick’s Day events in Boston!

Visiting with us for St. Patrick’s Day weekend? Don’t miss these events in Boston.

St. Patrick's Day Events in Boston

It’s been a harsh winter here in Boston but come March, there will be plenty of reasons to come out and socialize with great friends and family. St. Patrick’s Day weekend is right around the corner and Boston is celebrating in a big way. Browse the top St. Patrick’s Day events taking place in our Boston area and plan your visit today.

Our favorite St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Boston include: 

The 2015 Harpoon St. Patrick’s Festival
Friday, March 6, 2015 5:30pm-11:00pm
Doors close: 9:30pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015 1:00pm-7:00pm
Doors close 5:30pm

Enjoy food vendors, cash bars and great music under heated tents at the Harpoon Brewery in Boston. More details here

South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 15, 2015 at 1:00pm

Considered the second largest parade in the country, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patricks Day in our area.

The 15th Annual Irish Film Festival
Thursday, March 19 to Sunday, March 22, 2015

If you will be extending your trip and looking for things to do this March in our Boston area, check out the 15th Irish Film Festival in Boston at the Somerville Theatre, Davis Square.

As you can see, there are plenty of events to enjoy in our area! Plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf and celebrate the Irish culture in Boston. Don’t forget to browse our current hotel offers before booking your stay.