Baltimore is historically known as an important seaport, thanks to its location on the East Coast. Fort McHenry, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is even the birthplace of America’s national anthem. If you are after a city escape that includes water, tasty seafood, history and fun, perhaps Baltimore should be your next destination. Here are five boutique hotels in Baltimore awaiting your arrival.
Photo via Harbor Magic
Perfect for Families
Brookshire Suites Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is conveniently positioned close to the famous Inner Harbor, and all of Baltimore’s downtown highlights. It is a sophisticated and sleek boutique hotel, with a polished and vibrant interior. Enjoy a drink (coffee, craft beer or local wine) at the onsite RedBAR, and mingle with other guests in the open communal space. The suites are great for families, with kitchenettes, extra space, and in-room Wi-Fi. There is complimentary breakfast daily and laundry, dry cleaning, and concierge services available. Within walking distance guests will not only find the harbor, but the local aquarium and Port Discovery Children’s Museum.
For Culture Lovers
Visitors wanting to be close to the best Baltimore attractions and venues will enjoy staying at Hotel Brexton. The hotel is located in a beautiful historic building. It is just a short stroll from places such as Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Walters Art Museum, and Washington Monument. Each room includes complimentary internet, coffee making facilities, a sitting area, and iPod docking stations. Rates begin from $120 per night, making Hotel Brexton an affordable Baltimore accommodation option.
Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center is the closest hotel to the Port of Baltimore. The hotel offers free parking and a shuttle service that can transport guests to John Hopkins Hospital, the Cruise Terminal, and Inner Harbor. There is also a 24-hour business centre, indoor pool, and Tradewinds Restaurant and Bar onsite. Visitors looking for a luxurious stay should consider upgrading to the Jacuzzi Suite or Executive Room.
Close to the Action
For a hotel with reasonable prices and a downtown location, choose Baltimore Harbor Hotel. Inner Harbor is just a 10 minute stroll from this hotel, but its amenities might make it hard to leave the premises. There is a luxurious rooftop pool, business and fitness centres, complimentary deluxe breakfast, and laundry service available. Dogs are welcome to stay, as long as they are under 50 pounds. Room rates start from $100 a night, which is a great deal for this location.
A Victorian Beauty
Established in a Victorian property from the 1880s, Biltmore Suites Hotel is a beautiful and boutique Baltimore base. The hotel has just 25 rooms and suites, which each include a microwave and refrigerator. The suites also have a separate bedroom and living area. There is a private courtyard, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and free breakfast daily. Less than a five minute walk away, guests will find the Washington Monument, Walter Arts Museum, and Maryland Historical Society.
Visitors will definitely keep busy exploring Baltimore’s downtown and waterfront area. All of these boutique Baltimore hotels will ensure you enjoy your time in the coastal and historic Maryland city.
This blog post is part of Hipmunk’s Boutique Hotels Campaign.