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New-Hotels Heatmap: Checking Inn On Hub's Hospitality Boom

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It's not just rental apartments and luxury condos getting in on (and going up in) Greater Boston's Great Development Boom. It's also hotels! For the first couple of years of the decade, nary a shovel was shoved in furtherance of a new hotel in Boston proper, and now the city is staring at the very real possibility of up to 4,000 new rooms.

We culled the Boston Redevelopment Authority, our own archives and media reports to build a fulsome map of where these new hotels are going. A few are part of larger mixed-use projects that will also have apartments, offices, etc. And we did not include those hotel projects that seem especially tentative, such as the 300-roomer attached to the Caesars pitch for a casino-resort at Suffolk Downs or the hotel once planned as part of New Brighton Landing (or the Yotel rumored for the South End). Instead, these are all projects completed or announced in the last 12 months as well as those under construction. If we missed any, do let us know!
· Our Updated Rental Heatmap: Where the Hub's New Apts. Are [Curbed Boston]
· Our Updated New Development Heatmap: Then There Were 50 [Curbed Boston]

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1. Convention Center Hotels

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415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

The area around the convention center could constitute a mini-hotel boom in itself, with the state recently O.K.'ing up to seven hotels with as many as 2,700 rooms.

2. 59 Temple Place

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59 Temple Place
Boston, Ma 02111

The Downtown Crossing office and retail building is slated for a conversion that could include 183 boutique hotel rooms.

3. Hilton Garden Inn

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Route 1A and Boardman Street
Boston, MA 02128

The 177-room hotel will fill 6 acres near Logan Airport, and should include up to 400 parking spaces.

4. D Street Hotels

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Summer Street and D Street
Boston, MA 02210

The two mid-priced hotels on D Street, across from the convention center, are slated to have between 400 and 500 rooms.

5. Cleveland Circle Hotel

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399 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brookline, MA

The conversion of the old Circle Cinema (and the Applebee's next-door) on the Brookline-Boston border will produce 181 hotel rooms as well as 82 apartments, medical offices and retail.

6. 275 Albany Street

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275 Albany Street
Boston, MA

The 325 hotel rooms slated to be part of this development (along with the 220 apartments) are part of what has been called a "buffer" between the Southeast Expressway and historic South End.

7. Courtyard by Marriott

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121 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA

The six-story hotel near Fenway Park is expected to open in late 2013.

8. Hostelling International Boston

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19 Stuart Street
Boston, MA

The 480-bed hostel opened over the summer.

9. Chandler Studios Boston

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56 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA

The 12-room boutique opened in August across the street from its sister property, the 56-room Chandler Inn Hotel.

10. Residence Inn Seaport

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368 Congress Street
Boston, MA

A gut renovation of the historic 368 Congress is expected to create a 120-room Residence Inn. It's scheduled to open in May 2013.

11. Seaport Square Hotels

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The 23-acre Seaport Square development is slated to include at least two hotels. One of them—appropriately enough, off Sleeper Street—is slated to have 135 rooms and a public lobby where people can await a water taxi.

12. Waterside Crossing

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Summer Street and D Street
Boston, MA 02210

The 300-room hotel is also expected to have 150,000 square feet of retail space as well as 490 parking spaces.

13. Pier 4 Hotel

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140 Northern Boulevard
Boston, MA

The 1 million-square-foot development is expected to include a hotel.

14. Theater District Hotel

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240 Tremont Street
Boston, MA

The tentative plan is for a 19-story hotel with 240 rooms and three floors of video boards acting as a kind of gateway to the Theater District.

15. 40 Trinity Place

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40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA

This hotel would be part of a 400,000-square-foot redevelopment of the old John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center.

16. Harvard Hotel

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Western Avenue and North Harvard Street
Boston, MA

This hotel is due to be part of Harvard's 10-acre redevelopment of a swathe of Allston. It could have as many as 250 rooms and go as high as nine stories. Construction probably won't start until at least 2017, though.

17. The Merano

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Causeway Street and Beverly Street
Boston, MA

This development in the Bulfinch Triangle is expected to include not only the 200-room hotel, but 230 apartments as well.

1. Convention Center Hotels

415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210

The area around the convention center could constitute a mini-hotel boom in itself, with the state recently O.K.'ing up to seven hotels with as many as 2,700 rooms.

415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

2. 59 Temple Place

59 Temple Place, Boston, Ma 02111

The Downtown Crossing office and retail building is slated for a conversion that could include 183 boutique hotel rooms.

59 Temple Place
Boston, Ma 02111

3. Hilton Garden Inn

Route 1A and Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128

The 177-room hotel will fill 6 acres near Logan Airport, and should include up to 400 parking spaces.

Route 1A and Boardman Street
Boston, MA 02128

4. D Street Hotels

Summer Street and D Street, Boston, MA 02210

The two mid-priced hotels on D Street, across from the convention center, are slated to have between 400 and 500 rooms.

Summer Street and D Street
Boston, MA 02210

5. Cleveland Circle Hotel

399 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brookline, MA

The conversion of the old Circle Cinema (and the Applebee's next-door) on the Brookline-Boston border will produce 181 hotel rooms as well as 82 apartments, medical offices and retail.

399 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brookline, MA

6. 275 Albany Street

275 Albany Street, Boston, MA

The 325 hotel rooms slated to be part of this development (along with the 220 apartments) are part of what has been called a "buffer" between the Southeast Expressway and historic South End.

275 Albany Street
Boston, MA

7. Courtyard by Marriott

121 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA

The six-story hotel near Fenway Park is expected to open in late 2013.

121 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA

8. Hostelling International Boston

19 Stuart Street, Boston, MA

The 480-bed hostel opened over the summer.

19 Stuart Street
Boston, MA

9. Chandler Studios Boston

56 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

The 12-room boutique opened in August across the street from its sister property, the 56-room Chandler Inn Hotel.

56 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA

10. Residence Inn Seaport

368 Congress Street, Boston, MA

A gut renovation of the historic 368 Congress is expected to create a 120-room Residence Inn. It's scheduled to open in May 2013.

368 Congress Street
Boston, MA

11. Seaport Square Hotels

Seaport Boulevard and Sleeper Street

The 23-acre Seaport Square development is slated to include at least two hotels. One of them—appropriately enough, off Sleeper Street—is slated to have 135 rooms and a public lobby where people can await a water taxi.

12. Waterside Crossing

Summer Street and D Street, Boston, MA 02210

The 300-room hotel is also expected to have 150,000 square feet of retail space as well as 490 parking spaces.

Summer Street and D Street
Boston, MA 02210

13. Pier 4 Hotel

140 Northern Boulevard, Boston, MA

The 1 million-square-foot development is expected to include a hotel.

140 Northern Boulevard
Boston, MA

14. Theater District Hotel

240 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

The tentative plan is for a 19-story hotel with 240 rooms and three floors of video boards acting as a kind of gateway to the Theater District.

240 Tremont Street
Boston, MA

15. 40 Trinity Place

40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA

This hotel would be part of a 400,000-square-foot redevelopment of the old John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center.

40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA

16. Harvard Hotel

Western Avenue and North Harvard Street, Boston, MA

This hotel is due to be part of Harvard's 10-acre redevelopment of a swathe of Allston. It could have as many as 250 rooms and go as high as nine stories. Construction probably won't start until at least 2017, though.

Western Avenue and North Harvard Street
Boston, MA

17. The Merano

Causeway Street and Beverly Street, Boston, MA

This development in the Bulfinch Triangle is expected to include not only the 200-room hotel, but 230 apartments as well.

Causeway Street and Beverly Street
Boston, MA