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Where 40 Floors Is Gigantic: Boston's 10 Tallest Hotels

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In a city where height can stymie any development, it's little surprise that the buildings that house the tallest hotels in town were built many years—if not decades—ago. The tallest is 39 floors, the second-tallest 38; and then it drops rather precipitously from there. Through the magic of our pals at PropertyShark, we have those first two plus the stumpier eight in a handy map if you're seeking particularly glorious penthouse vus.


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Boston Marriott Copley Place

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Built in 1983, the four-star inn stands at 39 floors.

The Westin Copley Place

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Also built in 1983, the Westin looms to 38 floors.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

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You star to see the steep drop-off with the downtown Sheraton, don't you? Built in 1970, it's 29 stories.

Hilton Boston Back Bay

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This Hilton was constructed in 1983 (a boom year for hotels, apparently) and stands at 25 stories.

Revere Hotel

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The building the Revere's in dates to 1971 and stand at 23 floors.

Nine Zero Hotel

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This is the youngest of the bunch, a 19-story building constructed in 2001.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

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A spry 29 years old, this hotel stands at 15 floors.

The Taj Boston

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The 15-story building the Taj is in goes way back to 1927.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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This a 14-floor building put up in 1926. It's the oldest on our map.

Omni Parker House

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The city's oldest operating inn rises to 14 floors.

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Boston Marriott Copley Place

Built in 1983, the four-star inn stands at 39 floors.

The Westin Copley Place

Also built in 1983, the Westin looms to 38 floors.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

You star to see the steep drop-off with the downtown Sheraton, don't you? Built in 1970, it's 29 stories.

Hilton Boston Back Bay

This Hilton was constructed in 1983 (a boom year for hotels, apparently) and stands at 25 stories.

Revere Hotel

The building the Revere's in dates to 1971 and stand at 23 floors.

Nine Zero Hotel

This is the youngest of the bunch, a 19-story building constructed in 2001.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

A spry 29 years old, this hotel stands at 15 floors.

The Taj Boston

The 15-story building the Taj is in goes way back to 1927.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts

This a 14-floor building put up in 1926. It's the oldest on our map.

Omni Parker House

The city's oldest operating inn rises to 14 floors.