The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel

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19 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Located at the foot of Beacon Hill, the hotel is steps away from the boutique and antique stores along Charles Street and also sits next to the picturesque Charles River Esplanade. Full review →



This jailhouse rocks. A 19th-century prison turned grand ultra-luxe hotel, plays host to prim Beacon Hill patrons and karat-heavy high rollers.


Bon Appétit

Historic, elegant hotel in (yes!) a former prison. Full review →



Once home to Boston's most feared and reviled citizens, this remarkable granite structure on the Charles River is now populated by executives and trendsetters.


Condé Nast Traveler 90.5

This "unique and charming" Beacon Hill hotel was built incorporating the structure of the nineteenth-century Charles Street Jail. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Housed in an imposing granite building that dates back to 1851... this atmospheric hotel sports a stunning central atrium and several trendy bars and restaurants.


Fodor's Tick Choice

This adaptive reuse of the former Charles Street jail is the perfect marriage between historic preservation and hyper-modern design. Full review →


Frommer's 33

A luxury hotel with top-of-the-line furnishings, next-gen tech, and huge bathrooms, the Liberty used to be the Charles Street Jail. Full review →


Gayot 48

This former 19th-century jail enjoys modern life as a luxe hotel with a 16-floor tower. Full review →



A 19th-century prison historically and structurally preserved as an eclectic and fashionable hotel in beautiful Beacon Hill. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

It is with intended irony that the notorious Charles Street Jail has been converted into the luxurious Liberty Hotel. Full review →


National Geographic

Housed in a former jail, the Liberty Hotel is one of the newest additions to Boston’s hotel scene Full review →


Oyster 4.0

Occupying a former jail, the 298-room Liberty Hotel is truly unique, with a playful design that incorporates the incarceration theme in fun ways. Full review →


Rough Guide

The Liberty Hotel has taken over the labyrinthine digs of an 1851 prison and fashioned it with stylish furnishings and lush details.


Star Service Tick 4

Central to many areas of Boston and directly across the Charles River from Cambridge, the hotel is convenient to major highways and (depending on traffic) a 10-minute drive from Logan Airport. Full review →


The Telegraph 7.0

Views of Charles River and stylish minimalist interiors are the hallmark of this characterful Boston hotel converted from a 160-year old prison with its landmark cupola, iron gates and original cells Full review →


Time Out

As the jail is a National Historic Landmark, the refurbishment has preserved the cruciform-shaped building's original features. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

With contemporary interiors by Alexandra Champalimaud, and a restaurant run by Lydia Shire, the Liberty is a good place for a weekend furlough. Full review →


Zagat 3.8

This "posh" and "very hip" luxury hotel, housed in the renovated Charles Street Jail, offers "top-of-the-line" service and excites guests with the "fantastic concept" of its "unique interior".

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The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel

4.5 Star Hotel libertyhotel.com

215 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114

  • Fitness Center
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning

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