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Updating Our Map of the Many Hotels Going Up in Boston

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It seems every week brings news of yet another new hotel in Boston. No two ways around it: The city is in the mist of a hotel-building boom, one to rival its frenzy of apartment construction. Given the recent approvals for the Boston Marriott Moxy and the Congress Square boutique, we've updated our heatmap of hotel construction. The 23 projects here are either on the drawing board, under construction or newly opened. By our back-of-the-envelop calculations, the city will see around 4,700 new or significantly renovated rooms come mid-2017.


· Get Ready for Congress Square in Downtown Boston [Curbed Boston]
· Hotel Full of Micro-Rooms Going Up in Theater District [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]

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1. AC Hotel by Marriott

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300 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

The 200-room inn will be the first of the Millennial/Gen X-targeted Marriott brand in Boston. It is part of the Ink Block mega-project and should open in 2017.

2. The Godfrey

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505 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

The Godfrey will include 242 rooms in a hotel with a lobby bar; a 24-hour fitness center; complimentary Wi-Fi (not as common as you think!); and what a release from the developer describes as "state-of-the-art-digital technology." It's expected to open this fall.

3. The Aloft

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371 D Street
Boston, MA 02127

The 330-room Aloft is expected to open in February 2016 barely a half-mile from the convention center. Its rates will reportedly be cheaper than the mid-$200s at the nearby Westin.

4. The Element

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401 D Street
Boston, MA 02210

The 180-room Element is expected to open in December next-door to the Aloft and barely a half-mile from the convention center. Its rates, too, will reportedly be cheaper than the nearby Westin's.

5. Courtyard Boston TD Garden/North Station

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Causeway Street & Beverly Street
Boston, MA 02114

The 210-room project, expected to open in 2016, is part of the much larger Merano project. The hotel portion will actually be two separate inns: an extended-stay Town Suites by Marriott and a Courtyard Marriott.

6. Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport

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100 Boardman Street
Boston, MA 02128

The 178-room inn opened this summer.

7. Park Plaza

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50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

The once magnificent-but-not-so-much-anymore hotel remains open as it undergoes a massive renovation. The lobby is pretty much done, and the revamp of some 1,054 rooms is scheduled to start in November.

8. The Envoy

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70 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210

The 136-room Marriott-run hotel will have 4,000 square feet of retail space. It's part of the company's luxury Autograph Collection and opened this summer.

9. 40 Trinity Place

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40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116

This large-scale redevelopment of the John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center is slated to include 220 hotel rooms. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has O.K.'d the project, including its two-story lobby starting on the 18th floor, though it appears to be stalled amid objections to its scope from surrounding residents.

10. 1 Dalton Street

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1 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115

Officially to be known as the Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston's tallest new building in a generation will include 211 hotel rooms amid its 61 stories. The whole thing is expected to be finished in 2017.

11. Boston Landing

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Guest Street & Arthur Street
Boston, MA 02135

The Boston Landing mega-project, which should all finish opening in 2016, will include a 175-room boutique hotel.

12. 6 West Broadway

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6 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127

The 14-story, 156-room boutique got its final O.K. in October 2013, and is expected to open this year.

13. Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Circle

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375 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brighton, MA 02135

The larger-scale redevelopment of the old Circle Cinema site is due to include a 162-room Hilton Garden Inn. The project is still under review by the city, though.

14. Haymarket Square Hotel

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111 North Street
Boston, MA 02109

Nothing's finalized yet, but a 10-story, 180-room hotel is currently part of a much larger complex just off the Greenway.

15. Marriott Residence Inn Dudley Square

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Washington Street & Melnea Cass Boulevard
Boston, MA 02119

This 150-room Marriott Residence Inn seemed to be cruising toward approval at the start of 2015; then community opposition over whether or not the hotel would employ union workers tossed a wrench in things. Stay tuned.

16. Chain Forge Building

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105 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

The Boston Redevelopment Authority just approved plans for the conversion of the old Chain Forge Building into a 230-room extended-stay hotel with a 6,000-square-foot restaurant.

17. The King David

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1625 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Plans were put forth earlier this spring for what would be a 69-room, brick-and-limestone inn on a three-acre site. It would include a synagogue as well as a kosher restaurant.

18. Loftel Boston

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175 Orleans Street
Boston, MA 02128

The owner of the downtown Boston hotel XV Beacon plans to convert a former factory into a 127-room boutique with a restaurant. Nothing's been finalized or approved yet. A.k.a. 151 Porter Street.

19. Yotel Seaport

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Seaport Boulevard & Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210

Construction on the 11-story, 307-room collection of pods (nothing bigger than 200 square feet) is expected to get underway this August.

20. Hotel Commonwealth

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Boston University, 500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

A big-time renovation and expansion is adding 96 rooms of 425 square feet each.

21. Boston Marriott Moxy

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Tremont Street & Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116

Each of the 346 rooms in the 23-story building, the first Millennial-focused Marriott Moxy-branded hotel in Boston, will be 175 square feet each.

22. Congress Square Hotel

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68 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109

The 133-room boutique will be part of the much larger Congress Square redevelopment. The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved that project in late July.

23. DeNormandie Wharf

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111 Sumner Street
Boston, MA 02128

The redevelopment of the former Hodge Boiler Works is slated to include a six-room bed and breakfast overlooking the Harbor.

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1. AC Hotel by Marriott

300 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118

The 200-room inn will be the first of the Millennial/Gen X-targeted Marriott brand in Boston. It is part of the Ink Block mega-project and should open in 2017.

300 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

2. The Godfrey

505 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

The Godfrey will include 242 rooms in a hotel with a lobby bar; a 24-hour fitness center; complimentary Wi-Fi (not as common as you think!); and what a release from the developer describes as "state-of-the-art-digital technology." It's expected to open this fall.

505 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

3. The Aloft

371 D Street, Boston, MA 02127

The 330-room Aloft is expected to open in February 2016 barely a half-mile from the convention center. Its rates will reportedly be cheaper than the mid-$200s at the nearby Westin.

371 D Street
Boston, MA 02127

4. The Element

401 D Street, Boston, MA 02210

The 180-room Element is expected to open in December next-door to the Aloft and barely a half-mile from the convention center. Its rates, too, will reportedly be cheaper than the nearby Westin's.

401 D Street
Boston, MA 02210

5. Courtyard Boston TD Garden/North Station

Causeway Street & Beverly Street, Boston, MA 02114

The 210-room project, expected to open in 2016, is part of the much larger Merano project. The hotel portion will actually be two separate inns: an extended-stay Town Suites by Marriott and a Courtyard Marriott.

Causeway Street & Beverly Street
Boston, MA 02114

6. Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport

100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128

The 178-room inn opened this summer.

100 Boardman Street
Boston, MA 02128

7. Park Plaza

50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

The once magnificent-but-not-so-much-anymore hotel remains open as it undergoes a massive renovation. The lobby is pretty much done, and the revamp of some 1,054 rooms is scheduled to start in November.

50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

8. The Envoy

70 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210

The 136-room Marriott-run hotel will have 4,000 square feet of retail space. It's part of the company's luxury Autograph Collection and opened this summer.

70 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210

9. 40 Trinity Place

40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA 02116

This large-scale redevelopment of the John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center is slated to include 220 hotel rooms. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has O.K.'d the project, including its two-story lobby starting on the 18th floor, though it appears to be stalled amid objections to its scope from surrounding residents.

40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116

10. 1 Dalton Street

1 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02115

Officially to be known as the Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston's tallest new building in a generation will include 211 hotel rooms amid its 61 stories. The whole thing is expected to be finished in 2017.

1 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115

11. Boston Landing

Guest Street & Arthur Street, Boston, MA 02135

The Boston Landing mega-project, which should all finish opening in 2016, will include a 175-room boutique hotel.

Guest Street & Arthur Street
Boston, MA 02135

12. 6 West Broadway

6 West Broadway, Boston, MA 02127

The 14-story, 156-room boutique got its final O.K. in October 2013, and is expected to open this year.

6 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127

13. Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Circle

375 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135

The larger-scale redevelopment of the old Circle Cinema site is due to include a 162-room Hilton Garden Inn. The project is still under review by the city, though.

375 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brighton, MA 02135

14. Haymarket Square Hotel

111 North Street, Boston, MA 02109

Nothing's finalized yet, but a 10-story, 180-room hotel is currently part of a much larger complex just off the Greenway.

111 North Street
Boston, MA 02109

15. Marriott Residence Inn Dudley Square

Washington Street & Melnea Cass Boulevard, Boston, MA 02119

This 150-room Marriott Residence Inn seemed to be cruising toward approval at the start of 2015; then community opposition over whether or not the hotel would employ union workers tossed a wrench in things. Stay tuned.

Washington Street & Melnea Cass Boulevard
Boston, MA 02119

16. Chain Forge Building

105 1st Avenue, Boston, MA 02129

The Boston Redevelopment Authority just approved plans for the conversion of the old Chain Forge Building into a 230-room extended-stay hotel with a 6,000-square-foot restaurant.

105 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

17. The King David

1625 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132

Plans were put forth earlier this spring for what would be a 69-room, brick-and-limestone inn on a three-acre site. It would include a synagogue as well as a kosher restaurant.

1625 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132

18. Loftel Boston

175 Orleans Street, Boston, MA 02128

The owner of the downtown Boston hotel XV Beacon plans to convert a former factory into a 127-room boutique with a restaurant. Nothing's been finalized or approved yet. A.k.a. 151 Porter Street.

175 Orleans Street
Boston, MA 02128

19. Yotel Seaport

Seaport Boulevard & Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210

Construction on the 11-story, 307-room collection of pods (nothing bigger than 200 square feet) is expected to get underway this August.

Seaport Boulevard & Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210

20. Hotel Commonwealth

Boston University, 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

A big-time renovation and expansion is adding 96 rooms of 425 square feet each.

Boston University, 500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

21. Boston Marriott Moxy

Tremont Street & Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116

Each of the 346 rooms in the 23-story building, the first Millennial-focused Marriott Moxy-branded hotel in Boston, will be 175 square feet each.

Tremont Street & Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116

22. Congress Square Hotel

68 Devonshire Street, Boston, MA 02109

The 133-room boutique will be part of the much larger Congress Square redevelopment. The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved that project in late July.

68 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109

23. DeNormandie Wharf

111 Sumner Street, Boston, MA 02128

The redevelopment of the former Hodge Boiler Works is slated to include a six-room bed and breakfast overlooking the Harbor.

111 Sumner Street
Boston, MA 02128