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The Ritz-Carlton, Boston vs InterContinental Boston

Both hotels are rated highly by professionals. On balance, InterContinental Boston is preferred by most professionals compared to The Ritz-Carlton, Boston. InterContinental Boston has a TripExpert Score of 90 with endorsements from 16 reviews like Fodor's, Forbes Travel Guide and Not For Tourists.

The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
8 / 10
10 Avery Street, Boston, MA 02111
From $645 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's
"This plush, ultramodern hotel is a magnet for visiting celebrities -- the state-of-the-art Sports Club/LA is a powerful draw -- as well as the Ritz-Carlton brand." Full review
Concierge
"The 193 rooms (43 of these are suites) are done up in cheery hues of apricot, blue, and yellow, with hardwood furniture and flat-screen TVs."
Fodor's
"The Sports Club/LA, the Ritz's mega–fitness center, is the go-to gym for visiting celebs and poptarts, so you might feel a bit more fabulous... simply by hanging out here." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Boston’s only Ritz (the Taj chain bought the famous Back Bay property in 2006) is an 12-story glass-and-steel monolith that looms above the Common’s greenery." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"This is a good alternative for those seeking the trademark pampering of Ritz hotels, but who prefer a more modern decor and sensibility."
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InterContinental Boston
8 / 10
510 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
From $117 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Frommer's
"With over-the-top amenities and helpful service, InterContinental earns repeat business from its predominantly corporate clientele." Full review
Concierge
"If you're up for a stiff caipirinha or an even stiffer rum, RumBa... is handsome and perpetually humming with hotel visitors and well-to-do Bostonians."
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Be sure to request a room in the north tower, so as to overlook the harbor.
Fodor's
"Call it the anti-boutique hotel: The 424-room InterContinental, facing both the waterfront and the Rose Kennedy Greenway, consists of two opulent, 22-story towers wrapped in blue glass." Full review
Oyster
Upscale
"Palatial, contemporary, and elegant, the InterContinental offers huge, immaculate rooms and an array of decadent amenities... in a scenic harborside location." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"A bold hotel clad in reflective blue glass and polished granite, the InterContinental is located on the still-developing South Boston waterfront."
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