BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord
740 Elm Street, Concord, MA 01742-2101
Phone: 978/369-6100 | Fax: 978/371-1656 | 105 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
You'll feel right at home at the BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord. Experience it all with the excitement of Boston nearby, historic sites, national parks and generous amenities.
If you’re looking for a newly renovated property then look no further than this Concord MA hotel. Delight in the many amenities provided in each of the spacious, clean rooms, including cable and HBO® on a flat screen television, a coffee maker and free wireless Internet. Wake up after a great night's sleep and dig into a complimentary full breakfast buffet.
For hotels in Concord MA just 25 miles from Boston and only 12 miles from Cambridge the BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord is the perfect choice. Guests can easily explore the big city without having to pay for a room that's too pricey. Explore the area with Walden Pond, Old North Bridge, Orchard House, the Concord Museum, Minuteman National Park and Lexington Green all nearby.
Searching for some retail therapy? Then visit the Burlington Mall is just minutes away. For those traveling on business we can ensure a productive trip with Welches, Tom Tom, Polaroid, Phoenix Controls, Stratus and Monster.com all located within six miles or less of this Concord, MA hotel. Hanscom Air Force Base, FEMA, Tufts University, Boston University and Harvard University are also nearby.
The relaxation and excitement continues on the property with our outdoor seasonal pool and fitness center - we're the only hotel in Concord MA that offers both. Get even more value out of your stay with access to an on-site restaurant and lounge, free parking, guest laundry and fax and photocopying services. We also serve freshly baked cookies each day - a delicious treat to help you unwind after sightseeing or working in the area.
Our kind, helpful staff is ready to make your stay at this pet friendly Massachusetts hotel a wonderful experience. Make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord today and save! Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Exercise facilities
- 100 % smoke-free hotel
- Outdoor pool, seasonal, available Memorial Day through Labor Day
- Complimentary breakfast
- Complimentary full breakfast, deluxe hot and cold breakfast buffet
- Safe deposit box
- Fax services
- Restaurant and lounge
- Coin operated laundry
- Free parking
- Interior corridor
- Fax machine
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy machine
- Free bus parking
- Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Exercise facility open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. treadmill, elliptical, bikes, weight station
- Universal Gym
- Stationary bike
- Guest laundry, nominal fee
BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord
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Conveniently located, the best western at historic concord in Concord, Massachusetts is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 42.465175 / Latitude: -71.387755
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord is conveniently located off Route 2 at the Elm Street turnoff, seven miles off Interstate 95 West on Route 2 or Interstate 495 going east on Route 2.
From: West. Take the Interstate 90 East (Massachusetts Pike) and take Exit 11A (Interstate 495 North). Drive approximately 20 miles, then take Route 2 East Exit 29A (Acton-Boston Exit). Drive approximately seven miles east to the rotary. Turn left at first traffic light past the rotary onto Elm Street and the BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord is on the left.
From: East Boston. Take the Interstate 90 West(Massachusetts Pike) and take Exit 14 (Interstate 95/128 North). Drive approximately 10 miles on Interstate 95 and exit on Route 2 West Exit 29B (Acton-Fitchburg). Drive approximately seven miles on Route 2 West to the Elm Street turnoff. Turn right onto Elm Street, then left to the BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord.
From: Logan Intl Airport Take Sumner Tunnel/Boston and go through Tunnel to Interstate 93 North. Drive approximately 11 miles on Interstate 93 and take Exit 37B-Interstate 95/128 South. Drive approximately 11 miles on Interstate 95 take the Route 2 West Exit 29B-Acton-Fitchburg. Drive approximately seven miles on Route 2 West to the Elm Street turnoff. Turn right onto Elm Street and the BEST WESTERN PLUS at Historic Concord is on the left.
From: Hanscom Airfield. Exit Airport and turn right on Route 2A. Take Route 2 West four miles to the Elm Street turn-off. Turn right on Elm Street. The BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord is on the left.
BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts and also known as Fitchburg State, Fitchburg State University features a compact urban campus near Concord. The university enrolls over 3,500 undergraduate students alongside 1,650 graduate students.
Students pursue bachelor's, master's, and certificate in more than 25 fields of study. On the athletic side, Fitch State plays as the FSU Falcons in NCAA's Division III. Popular sports include basketball, soccer, football, and ice hockey.
Visit the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard – a short, scenic drive from Concord and Chelmsford. The Fruitlands Museum is a collection of historic buildings and structures – once a site of a proposed utopian community, led by Amos Bronson Alcott. Be sure to tour the Fruitlands Farmhouse, fully restored to resemble how it looked in the 1840s. Any visit into Massachusetts should be met with some time at the Fruitlands Museum.
In 1910, the property was purchased by Clara Endicott Sears. She would later, in 1914, open the farmhouse as a museum for public viewing. Comprising nearly 90 acres, the Fruitlands is named, almost ironically, because of a small batch of apple trees on the grounds. You'll have a wide range of historic landmarks to check out on your next trip into MA – be sure to visit the Fruitlands Museum.
Plan out your next trip to Massachusetts and head for the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House. A popular attraction in Concord, the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House is well known as the setting for the classic novel, Little Women. Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women, is said to have written the novel in the orchard house.
Your tour of Massachusetts won't be complete until you enjoy some time at the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House. Tours are guided and available almost year round – not counting Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years day. Drive in from nearby Chelmsford for an exciting day trip and tour – an ideal destination for fans of Little Women.
Massachusetts and iconic cities like Concord, Boston, and Plymouth are home to an array of impressive and noted historic monuments. When you visit Concord, be sure to explore the Minute Man National Historical Park. Not far north from the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House – two more historic sites – the Minute Man National Historical Park commemorates the opening of the American Revolutionary War.
The Old North Bridge is a popular destination for American History buffs and is a part of the Minute Man National Historical Park. Be sure to find the Minute Man statue, which is adjacent to the North Bridge. Another highlight of the Minute Man National Historical Park is the Memorial obelisk, also adjacent to the North Bridge. You can also tour The Wayside, a historic house on the park grounds.
Bundle Up and Visit Nashoba Valley Ski Area
Since 1964, skiers in northeast Massachusetts have enjoyed winter-time fun in Westford, at a wonderful ski area. The Nashoba Valley Ski Area, located northwest of Concord, offers fun not only in the winter, but the summer too. During the winter, the resort features seventeen trails accessible by three triple chairs, one double chair, two conveyers and three tow ropes. The terrain park includes rails, jumps and boxes, ready for snowboarding action. The resort's snowtubing park is the largest in the New England area, with more than 600 snowtubes flying down sixteen lanes.
The resort provides private and group lessons, in addition to a variety of programs. Take a break and satisfy your appetite in The Outlook Restaurant, at the base of the resort. Summer-time fun includes day camps, festivals and delicious drinks and food at the Sunset Tiki Bar. Nighttime fun includes the Nightmare Mansion, Castle Morbid and Witch's Woods Haunted Hayrides. Get ready for a howling good time. At the end of a great day, check into a nearby Best Western and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.
There are many historic and iconic landmarks all across Massachusetts, each unique and impressive in their own way. When you visit Concord, be sure to check out the Old North Bridge. Found at the Concord Battleground, just north of downtown Concord, the Old North Bridge played a role in the American War of Independence.
In 1793, the bridge was dismantled. New versions of the bridge were constructed in 1875, 1889, and 1909. As it stands today, the bridge is a replica of the original built in 1956 and restored in 2005. The Old North Bridge crosses the Concord River near the confluence of the Sudbury River and the Assabet River.
Adjacent to the Concord Museum, the Ralph Waldo Emerson House operates as a museum from April through October, closing for the winter months. The Ralph Waldo Emerson House is a National Historic Landmark, making it an ideal destination on your next visit to Massachusetts and Concord. The house is two stories, with a classic four-square design.
Built in 1828 and nicknamed "Coolidge Castle," Emerson moved into the house in 1935 when he married Lydia Jackson. On your tour of the Ralph Waldo Emerson House, you'll have the privilege of seeing the furnishing as they were when Emerson, himself, lived in the house. However, much of his personal book collection is now on display at the Concord Museum.
Head for Bedford Street close to the center of Concord and check out the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Not to be confused with the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in New York, Concord, MA's Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is home to "Author's Ridge," a location within the cemetery featuring the burial site of a long list of legendary and iconic American authors. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery was established in 1855.
While cemeteries aren't typically a major tourism draw, it's interesting to note at Sleepy Hollow's dedication in 1855, the dedication speech was given by Ralph Waldo Emerson, who would find himself buried at the very same cemetery years later. Other notable Concordians to call Sleepy Hollow their final resting place are Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of The Scarlet Letter, and Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial.
Built in the Colonial style, The Wayside is a historic house in Concord. On your next visit to Massachusetts, plan some time to visit The Wayside and enjoy a self-guided tour. The Wayside has the distinction of housing, at separate times, Louisa May Alcott (author of Little Women) and her family, Nathaniel Hawthorne (author of The Scarlet Letter) and his family, and Margaret Sidney, noted children's book author.
Dating back to as far as 1717 when Minuteman Samuel Whitney was living in the house, the history of The Wayside is vast and rich. In 1962 it was designated as a National Historic Landmark, and in 1980 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. There's a wide breadth of historic and iconic landmarks to visit while in Concord – make sure The Wayside is one of them.
Make plans to visit Massachusetts and head for Concord, home of the popular Walden Pond. Somewhat famously, Walden Pond's northern shore was the home of writer Henry David Thoreau from 1845-1847 – his experiences were converted into a book titled, "Walden; or, Life in the Woods." The publishing of that book seemingly placed Walden on the figurative map.
With a surface area of 61 acres, Walden Pond is a popular summer destination for aquatic adventures in MA – locals from nearby Waltham and Chelmsford make frequent trips. A visit to the Concord Museum yields access to some select furnishings from the cabin where Thoreau lived. You can visit the Thoreau cabin replica on your visit to Walden Pond.
More Area Attractions & Services
BEST WESTERN at Historic Concord
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Concord. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2016 First Fridays ArtsWalk
Pittsfield visitors won't want to miss the first Fridays ArtsWalk held in the Upstreet Cultural District. The event features over 10 different art shows taking place by some of the regin's best artists. The fun begins at 5 p.m.
2016 ArtWeek Boston
More details are TBA, but this year's ArtWeek Boston promises over 100 events spread across Boston and eastern Mass., each showcasing some sort of visual and creative art. Many of the events are free, be sure to check the schedule as the date approaches.
3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest
Talented jazz artists and bands make their way to the Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth for a three-day festival and concert. Show times vary by day – get your tickets today.
2016 Together Boston
One of New England's biggest music and arts festivals is back, set to hit various venues throughout Cambridge. Check the schedule and see what musicians, artists, technology, and educational panels will be on display during your visit. Grab your passes today.
8th Annual Car Show
This annual event is set to once again the Main Street in Malborough. Don't miss the host of class hot rods and other vintage automobiles as they're put on display from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2016 Boston Pride Week
Boston celebrates diversity and culture this spring with an entire week of festivities, including the flag raising ceremony, parade, and festival. Grab your passes and plan your trip accordingly.
2016 Cambridge River Festival
The east Cambridge waterfront hosts an afternoon of renowned jazz, folk, blues, and roots performances, alongside specialty foot and craft vendors. The festival is free, beginning at noon.
2016 Lowell Folk Festival
The city of Lowell is set to celebrate, as parades, vendors, ethnic foods, folk music, and more festival fun are set to flood the streets of downtown. It all starts at 6 p.m. Friday, and noon on Saturday and Sunday.
2016 Fourth of July Spectacular
Celebrate our nation's independence with two days of festive activities on the banks of the Charles River in Boston. There will be everything from cannon displays to a dazzling fireworks display on the 4th.
2016 Celebrate Freedom
The Jenney Museum in Plymouth pays homage to our founding fathers with two days of special activities, like tours, educational programs, entertainment, and more. Reserve your spot today.
2016 Pittsfield Ethnic Fair
Tons of celebration will be had on North Street in downtown Pittsfield, all centered around different cultures and diversity. Come check out the unique foods, dance, music, and more, all starting at noon.
2016 Southeast Asian Water Festival
Lowell residents gather at the Sampas Pavilion along the Merrimack River for a full day of festival-style events centered water conservation efforst in southeast Asia. Check out the boat races, ethnic food, crafts, performances, and more.
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