BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton
1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135-5604
Phone: 617/566-6260 | Fax: 617/731-3543 | 74 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
Guests visiting Boston and looking for hotels by Fenway Park or TD Garden can stay close to all the action when staying at this Boston-Brighton hotel, where location meets value.
If your searching for hotels near Boston University, our property is a favorite for students, their families, faculty and staff. Boston College is also nearby, and those in the city for a special event like a home game or concert feel like they're part of the family. Take the T to some of the top attractions in the city, and rest assured that sublime shopping and dining are only minutes away.
Brighton, MA is a district of Boston that always attracts a number of visitors, and our Boston hotel is located near many Boston attractions. Those visiting Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern University, Harvard University and other colleges prefer the comfort and convenience of our welcoming property. Guests visiting Boston attractions and museums like the New England Aquarium and Museum of Science also enjoy a prime location.
If you're here visiting Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox®, you'll always be close to the home games. Guests visiting hospitals like St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital enjoy an easy commute. If you're visiting the area to see loved ones or as a medical patient, our complimentary continental breakfast will make your stay more comfortable. From the Boston Marathon to the sporting events at BU, BC, MIT and Harvard, there's always something exciting happening nearby.
If you are looking for Boston hotels offering affordable and comfortable accommodations our hotel is designed to fit your needs. Business travelers with the universities, Cradles to Crayons Inc., WGBH Boston (PBS®) and New Balance® factory are just a few of the regular guests at our Boston hotel.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items.
- Fax services
- Outdoor parking, 24 hours, $20.00 nominal fee per night
- Parking for the physically challenged 24-hours, $20.00 nominal fee per night
- 24-hour front desk
- Exterior corridors
- Multilingual staff
- Exterior corridors
- Computer modem hookups
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Mail services
- Ice/vending machines
- Coffee and tea available in lobby 24 hours
- Free local telephone calls
- Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
- Parking charge: $20.00 nominal fee per night
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Longitude: 42.341615 / Latitude: -71.143295
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The west. Eastbound take Exit 18 (left lane exit). After the toll booth, follow the Allston-Brighton ramp (on the left). This will feed you onto Cambridge Street. Continue to the fourth set of traffic lights and turn left onto Harvard Avenue. At the second set of lights turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue. The hotel is approximately 0.75 miles down on the left. You will have to drive past the hotel and make a U-turn at the first set of lights past the hotel. After the U-turn, turn right at the Gulf gas station onto Mount Hood Road. The BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton will be on your right immediately after the gas station.
From: The east. Westbound take Exit 20. After the toll booth, follow the Allston-Brighton ramp (on the left). This will feed you onto Cambridge Street. Continue to the fourth set of traffic lights and turn left onto Harvard Avenue. At the second set of lights turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue. The hotel is approximately 0.75 miles down on the left. You will have to drive past the hotel and make a U-turn at the first set of lights past the hotel. After the U-turn, turn right at the Gulf gas station onto Mount Hood Road. The BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton will be on your right immediately after the gas station.
From: All directions. After the toll booth, follow the Allston-Brighton ramp (on the left). This will feed you onto Cambridge Street. Continue to the fourth set of traffic lights and turn left onto Harvard Avenue. At the second set of lights turn right onto Commonwealth Avenue. The hotel is approximately 0.75 miles down on the left. You will have to drive past the hotel and make a U-turn at the first set of lights past the hotel. After the U-turn, turn right at the Gulf gas station onto Mount Hood Road. The BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton will be on your right immediately after the gas station.
BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton
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 on the north slope of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, the Boston African American National Historic Site documents the lives and struggles of the Greater Boston region's African American community during the 19th century.
As part of the Black Heritage Trail, the site offers walks through the city and the chance to visit landmark attractions like the Museum of African American History, the African Meeting House, and the Abiel Smith School.
Ranger-guided tours are readily available alongside year-long programs at the Museum of African American History.
Located in Chestnut Hill minutes away from downtown Boston, Boston College is one of the largest univerisites in the greater Boston area. It enrolls over 14,000 students, including 9,000 undergraduates, and is divided into nine colleges and schools.
BC has also acquired numerous high-rankings among national universities and is one of Boston's best known schools academically and atheltically.
As the Boston College Eagles, the 29 varsity athletic teams compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA's Division I. Popular games are played at the Alumni Stadium for football, the Conte Forum for basketball, and the Kelley Rink for ice hockey.
Explore Boston Harbor on one of the popular Boston Duck Boats on your next visit to Massachusetts. Boston Duck Boats is a privately owned company offering departure locations throughout Boston – at the New England Aquarium, the Prudential Center, and the Museum of Science. Operating in Boston since 1997, Boston Duck Tours have become one of the most popular attractions in the state. Rides on the Duck Boats range in time, from 80 minutes to 65.
The Boston Duck Boats are modified versions of the DUKW, a six-wheeled amphibious vehicle designed, in part, by GMC for use in World War II. The DUKW was named by GMC, not the military – the D indicates it was designed in 1942, the U stands for Utility, the K indicates it has driven front wheels, and the W means it has two, powered rear axles. The Boston Duck Boats also act as parade vehicles in Boston whenever a sports team wins a championship, carrying players and coaches on the parade route.
This recreational area covers 34 islands in the Boston Harbor and offers access to the Civil War-era Fort Andrews, lush hiking trails, tide pools, and numerous outdoor activities.
Accessible only by boat or quick ferry from downtown Boston, the Islands features pastimes like fort exploring, fishing, swimming, boat cruises, biking, and theater performances under the stars in the summer.
On the mainland, visitors are free to access four peninsula areas by automobile in and around the Greater Boston area.
Watch or Run the Marathon
Held annually on Patriot’s Day, the Boston Marathon is the oldest yearly marathon in the world. Established in 1897, the Boston Marathon draws 500,000 visitors to the greater Boston area on Patriot’s Day – the third Monday in April, also known as Marathon Monday.
Managed by the Boston Athletic Association, the Centennial Boston Marathon is labeled as the world's largest marathon – drawing more than 38,000 entrants. Whether participating or spectating the annual Boston Marathon, rest easy at a Best Western hotel in Boston, Cambridge, Concord, Quincy, or Waltham.
Experience Authentic Boston History
Established as a national park in 1974, the Boston National Historical Park is a collection of eight National Historic Landmarks depicting Boston’s part in the American Revolution. Seven of the eight sites are found along the Freedom Trail – a popular guided tour in Massachusetts.
Located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, the Boston National Historical Park consists of the Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown Navy Yard, Dorchester Heights, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, and Paul Revere House.
You'll find Boston University just inland of the Charles River in eastern Massachusetts near downtown Boston. Established in 1839 as a private institution, Boston University is set upon a charming campus of 135 acres, yielding tremendous views of the Charles River and the Charles River Reservation II. Visit from nearby cities like Quincy or Cambridge and check out Marsh Plaza, one of the first completed sections of BU's campus.
As your enjoy your campus tour – whether it be for a look at history, or if you're looking at schools with you high school senior – don't miss Shelton Hall or Warren Towers, a dormitory ranked second in overall size, not including military dorms. You can take a peek at Mugar Memorial Library, or The Castle. Owned by the university, The BU Castle is used to hose events, galas, and concerts. In Sports, the BU Terriers are an NCAA Division I team, competing across three conferences: Hockey East, Colonial Athletic Association, and the Patriot League.
A private coeducational university serving undergraduates and graduates, Emerson College is located in downtown Boston. Emerson offers over three dozen degrees and a comprehensive education dedicated to the liberal arts spectrum.
Notable for its downtown and cosmopolitan campus, Emerson also features an extensive film program and the Engagement Game Lab, which allows for students and people to become involved with civic engagement.
Emerson is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). As the Emerson Lions, student-athletes participate in various sports such as lacrosse, basketball, tennis, and volleyball.
Founded in 1919, Emmanuel College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston. The campus serves more than 2,500 students, with the majority being undergraduates.
Emmanuel offers over 50 majors, minors, and concentrations in the liberal arts and sciences and encourages students to participate in service learning, study abroad, and student research.
Competing in Division III's Great Northeast Athletic Conference, the Emmanuel Saints sponsor 17 varsity sports teams. Catch sporting events like basketball, cross-country, tennis, lacrosse, and volleyball.
Watch the Red Sox Play at Fenway
The oldest active stadium in Major League Baseball, Fenway Park is home to the Boston Red Sox. Established in 1912, Fenway Park is one of two traditional ballparks in use, and found on the National Register of Historic Places.
A major attraction in Boston and Massachusetts, Fenway Park is set in Kenmore Square, and seats nearly 40,000 baseball fans. Classic Fenway Park attractions include the Green Monster, Williamsburg, Pesky's Pole, and the Lone Red Seat.
Honoring the legacy of America's founder of American landscape architecture and the country's most recognizable park marker, the Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site is located in Brookline near Boston.
The site includes the "Fairsted" home and office of Olmstead, preserved as it once was in his time and open to ranger-guided tours. The tours also cover the grounds' rustic barn and designed landscape.
The Greater Boston attraction also features self-guided tours of changing exhibits, held throughout the year.
Home of the New England Patriots
Home field of the New England Patriots, Gillette Stadium is a must-visit attraction for the sports fan in your group. Opened in 2002, Gillette Stadium was originally known as CMGI Field. Gillette Stadium is also home to the New England Revolution of the MLS, and is the home field for the University of Massachusetts football program. Seating nearly 69,000 fans for football games, and a little more than 22,000 for soccer games, Gillette Stadium is a wonderful piece of architecture on the eastern Massachusetts landscape.
The NFL season kicks on in September and plays through to February for the Super Bowl – remember those dates when planning on a Patriots game. Only minutes from nearby Sharon, Gillette Stadium is a busy place – March sees the beginning of the MLS season, and nearby high schools use the field to play end-of-season championship games.
On your next visit to Massachusetts head east and check out Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Officially known as John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, it's located near downtown Boston just south of the Charles River. Built in 1988, Hynes Convention Center features close to 193,000 square feet of exhibition space, allowing it to host up to four events at the same time across 38 permanent rooms.
Whatever time of year you choose to visit the general Boston area, be sure to drive in from nearby cities like Quincy and Cambridge – you won't want to miss out on sterling annual events held at Hynes Convention Center. During the spring, be sure check out Anime Boston, a three-day celebration of comic sci-fi, super heroes, and everything comic books. When you visit during the winter, enjoy a year-end celebration at Hynes Convention Center at the annual First Night – it's a traditional Boston New Years celebration dating back to 1975.
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a premier destination in Boston for travelers seeking historic sites. As a philanthropist and art collector, Isabella Stewart Gardner established the museum in 1903 with a grand opening performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a block southwest of the Museum of Fine Arts, and across the street from Evans Way Park.
The design of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was to emulate the Venetian Palazzo Barbaro. On your visit into Boston, set aside some time to explore the Isabella Stewart Gernder Museum – open for business year round, minus any major holidays and Tuesdays. You'll certainly want to check out some of the permanent art displays, like the Death and the Assumption of the Virgin found in the Early Italian Room. Don't miss the Gothic Room where you'll spot the Portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner.
Located in Brookline just south of downtown Boston, the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site preserves the Kennedy family's first home and the birthplace of JFK.
Opened in 1966 by Rose Kennedy, the President's mother, the home is preserved as it once was during JFK's early days and offers a glimpse at the values, lessons, and expectations taught in the home.
In the summer, the site is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In the winter, this Greater Boston site is closed except for private guided tours.
Offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional academic fields, Lasell College is a Newton college which enrolls approximately 1,800 students. It is located around 7 miles west of downtown Boston in the greater Boston area and is close to the Lasell Neighborhood Historic District.
Lasell is a member of three New England athletic conferences and participates in nine varsity sports at the Division III level. As the Lasell Lasers, student-athlete compete in popular sports such as baseball, volleyball, field hockey, softball, and basketball.
Fly Safely To and From Logan International Airport
New England’s largest airport, the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport (BOS) is a public airport serving the Boston metropolitan area. Set in Massachusetts, BOS is owned by the Massachusetts Port Authority.
Covering 2,384 acres, BOS features six runways, four terminals, and 103 gates – serviced by major airlines like American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and US Airways. A hub for Penair and Cape Air – and a focus city for JetBlue Airways – BOS is relieved by Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
True to its name, the Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the 19th century's most famous poets. The home also acted as the headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston from July 1775 to April 1776.
Today, this Cambridge and Greater Boston attraction offers ranger-guided 45-minute tours of the first and second floors of the house. Topics are varied, but generally include the influences of Longfellow's poetry, the events during Washington's residency, and comments on the preserved art and furniture of the house.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a highly regarded school in Cambridge, found just along the banks of the Charles River. A short drive from nearby Boston, MIT, as it is most commonly known, was founded in 1861, opened its doors in 1865, and today features a charming 186-acre campus. On your visit to MIT, be sure to check out the MIT List Visual Arts Center where you can see Frank Stella's Loohooloo. The MIT Museum is another ideal destination.
Continue your exploration of MIT and experience the interactive displays of the Corridor Laboratory. While MIT carries a reputation as a leader in math and science research, the school also features exciting athletic teams. Competing within the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, the MIT Engineers play football, men's lacrosse, and even women's crew. Enjoy your next visit to eastern Massachusetts with a tour of MIT.
A private college in Newton, Mount Ida College enrolls 1,300 students at its campus west of Boston and the Boston area. It offers professional undergraduate and graduate degrees at its fours schools, which include the Schools of Applies Science, Design, Business, and Social Science & Humanities.
As the Mount Ida Mustangs, student-athletes compete in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference of Division III. Its eleven varsity sports include basketball, football, lacrosse, and soccer.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is an ideal destination for any traveler looking for a collection of some of the worlds most highly regarded art. With over 450,000 pieces in its collection, the Museum of Fine Arts will no doubt keep you busy and on your toes when you visit. Make your next trip into the eastern half of Massachusetts a memorable one and visit the Museum of Fine Arts.
Though it was founded in 1870, the Museum of Fine Arts didn't move into its current location, southwest of downtown Boston, until 1909. The Museum of Fine Arts is just across from the Muddy River, and only a block northeast from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. On your tour of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, be sure to check out the Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart or The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit by John Sargent – two of the finest pantings in the collection. There are also a number different Egyptian sculptures and statues to view.
Most trips into Massachusetts usually yield a visit or two into Boston. A city rich in history and culture, Boston features an eclectic array of attractions, from sports venues to early American landmarks. On your tour of the area, be sure to visit the Museum of Science. With more than 700 interactive exhibits and displays, the Museum of Science in Boston is an ideal way to enjoy an afternoon.
In 1864 the Boston Society of Natural History opened a building known as the New England Museum of Natural History. Today, the very same building is known as the Museum of Science, Boston. Enjoy a slew of permanent exhibits, like A Bird's World, the Butterfly Garden, Bradford Washburn: The Man Behind the Lens, and the very popular Dinosaurs: Modeling the Mesozoic.
Sea Life at the New England Aquarium
Hosting more than one million annual visitors, the New England Aquarium is a major attraction in Boston and Massachusetts. Home to more than 20,000 animals and 600 species, the 75,000-square-foot aquarium aquarium also features the seasonal Whale Watch program, and the Simons IMAX Theatre.
Established in 1962, the New England Aquarium is located on Boston's Central Wharf, found along Atlantic Avenue. Visitors of the aquarium can expect to see penguin feedings, Giant Ocean tank divers, and fur seal training sessions.
A private and independent college, Newbury College is located a few miles from downtown Boston in Brookline and the greater Boston area. Originally founded in 1962, Newbury today offers its students bachelors' and associate degree programs in over 20 majors. The college is divided into three schools: Arts, Design & Management, Business & Management, and Hotel & Restaurant Management.
As a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Newbury Nighthawks compete in 13 varsity sports. Popular and successful programs include the men's volleyball team, men's basketball team, and men's baseball.
A private research university located in the Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods of Boston, Northeastern University serves 13,000 undergraduates and 7,000 graduates. Its comprehensive education programs offers students degrees through nine college and schools.
Its 65 departments notably include pre-med programs, study abroad opportunities, and research institutions such as the Anti-microbial Discovery Center, Marine Science Center, Institute on Race and Justice, and Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine.
The Northeastern Huskies include 17 varsity teams. Notable teams include men and women's ice hockey, men and women's basketball, baseball, men and women's soccer, and men and women's rowing.
Consisting of 12 historic structures and 1 replica tall-ship, the Salem Maritime National Historic Site is located along the waterfront of Salem Harbor in Massachusetts.
Founded in 1938, the site was the first National Historic Site established in the United States. Today, the site traces the trading and maritime history of the region, from the colonial era to post-American Revolution independence.
Notable sites include the Derby House, Derby Wharf, and the Friendship of Salem ship replica, docked off Derby Street. The sites are located north of Boston.
Located in Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State University is found fifteen miles north of Boston in the greater Boston area. Today, this public university enrolls approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Its academic offerings include Bachelor and Masters Degrees, Masters of Business Administration, Post Masters Certifications, and Continuing Education courses.
As the Salem State Vikings, the school is a member of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC). Sports include basketball, lacrosse, tennis, and volleyball.
Known as the birthplace of the American iron and steel industry, the Saugus Iron Works is located on the banks of the Saugus River in the historical Saugus Colony near Boston.
Today, the nine-acre National Park offers a picture of what steel and iron manufacturing looked like in the 1600's. Explore and catch glimpses of working waterwheels, hot forges, and mills set alongside the Saugus River basin.
Visitors are free to take a ranger-guided tour, become a Junior Ranger, explore the Saugus Iron Works Museum, and enjoy the nature trail. This Massachusetts attraction is open from mid-April to November.
On your next visit to Boston, be sure to visit and explore the campus at Simmons College. As one of the premier colleges in the Boston area, Simmons College is a must-see for anyone thinking about college – from high school teens to those looking to continue their education in Boston.
Simmons College was established in 1899, and to this day is a women's only undergraduate college. Interestingly, though, Simmons College is co-ed in the graduate school. The school is private and features a charming campus only minutes south from the famous Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox.
Academically, Suffolk is divided into three schools: the Suffolk University Law School, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Sawyer Business School. Its law school is known nation-wide.
Competing in Division III's Great Northeast Athletic Conference, the Suffolk Saints sponsor 13 varsity sports teams. Catch sporting events like basketball, cross-country, tennis, and volleyball.
TD Garden – Home of the Celtics and Bruins
Built in 1995, the TD Garden is a multi-purpose arena located in Boston. Home to sporting events, concerts, and expos, the TD Garden was originally known as the Shawmut Center, then it became the FleetCenter, and in 2009 finally became the TD Garden. Only about a mile away from the Government Center at Scollay Square, the TD Garden is a must visit attraction on your next trek into Massachusetts.
Most notably, the TD Garden is home to the Boston Celtics and the Boston Bruins. Sports fans from across the state travel to downtown Boston during the fall for exciting NBA action when the Celtics take the floor. Hockey fans in the area are no stranger to the TD Garden – the fall also features thrilling NHL hits and slap shots on the ice when the Boston Bruins play.
Plan a visit to Massachusetts and head for Medford to explore Tufts University. Established in 1852, Tufts University is a private, non-profit university. The land on Walnut Hill where the campus is located was donated by Charles Tufts. A short trip from nearby Boston, the campus at Tufts University features some iconic highlights – don't miss out on The Tufts Cannon, Tisch Library, or the Bendetson Hall.
Sports fans exploring Medford and Tufts University can check out all of the excitement of the Jumbos. The Tufts University Jumbos compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference, a Division III conference. The Jumbos football team plays home games at Zimman Field, and the Jumbos soccer team plays home games at Kraft Field. During the spring, make your way to Huskins Field, home of the Jumbos baseball team.
Also known as UMass Boston, the University of Massachusetts Boston is the third-largest campus in the UMass system. Located on the Harbor Point peninsula in Boston, UMass Boston enrolls over 16,500 students.
Notable landmarks on the Boston campus include the JFK Presidential Library next door and research institutes such as the Institute for Community Inclusion, the Center for Survey Research, and the Urban Harbors Institute.
The UMass Boston athletics program participates in 18 varsity sports and is known as the UMass Boston Beacons. Notably, the women's indoor and outdoor track & field have won NCAA Division III championships.
A liberal arts college for women, Wellesley College is located in Wellesley west of Boston in the greater Boston area. A member of the Seven Sisters of colleges, Wellesley enrolls around 2,200 students each year.
The school offers over 30 departmental majors alongside over 20 interdepartmental majors. Students can also access academic centers like the Wellesley Centers for Women, the Center for Research on Women, and the Stone Center for Development Services and Studies.
Competing as the Wellesley Blue, the school offers 14 varsity sport programs and competes in the New England Women's and Men's Conference. Popular sports include lacrosse, field hockey, basketball, and crew.
An independent technical and enginerring college, the Wentworth Insitute of Technology is located a few miles from downtown Boston in the greater Boston area. Originally founded in 1904, WIT today offers its students career-focused bachelors' and master's degree programs in 15 majors. The college is divided into seven academic departments.
As a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Wentworth Leopards compete in 15 varsity sports. Popular and successful programs include the hockey teams, men's basketball team, and men's baseball.
Found in 1888, Wheelock College offers its 800 undergraduates and 500 postgraduates numerous degrees that focus on the Arts & Sciences, Education, and Social Work & Family Studies. The campus is located in the Fenway neighborhood of greater Boston.
As a member of the Colleges of the Fenway, Wheelock also participates in the NCAA Division III and the New England Collegiate Conference. As the Wheelock Wildcats, its eleven varsity athletic teams include lacrosse, soccer, cross country, and basketball.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 1.50 mile(s) from JFK Birthplace, Brookline, Boston attraction
- 2.50 mile(s) from Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox
- 3.50 mile(s) from Hynes Convention Center, Boylston Street
- 5.50 mile(s) from TD Garden, Boston Garden, sports arena, home to the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins
- 5.50 mile(s) from Isabella Stewart Gardner, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
- 5.50 mile(s) from Massachusetts State House, historical attraction
- 5.50 mile(s) from Boston Duck Tours
- 5.50 mile(s) from Swan Boats, Boston Commons
- 5.50 mile(s) from Trolley Tours, Boston sightseeing and attractions
- 5.50 mile(s) from The Children's Museum, children and family activity in Boston
- 5.50 mile(s) from Museum of Science Boston, MOS, Mugar Theater
- 5.50 mile(s) from Paul Revere House, historical, Boston attraction
- 5.50 mile(s) from Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, historical attraction
- 5.50 mile(s) from Harvard Square, Harvard University, Cambridge
- 5.50 mile(s) from Harvard Museums, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Peobody Museum of Harvard University
- 5.50 mile(s) from BCEC, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
- 5.75 mile(s) from Boston Harbor Waterfront, Boston Harbor, whale watching, harbor cruises
- 18.00 mile(s) from Boston Marathon, 26 plus miles of the Boston Marathon - Hopington, MA
- 18.00 mile(s) from Salem Witch Museum
- 28.00 mile(s) from Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots
- 28.00 mile(s) from Comcast Center, Formerly known as Great Woods and Tweeter Center
- 1.00 mile(s) from Mall at Chestnut Hill, mix of stores
- 1.00 mile(s) from Atrium Mall
- 1.00 mile(s) from Watertown Mall
- 1.50 mile(s) from Arsenal Mall
- 2.00 mile(s) from Cambridgeside Galleria, mall
- 2.00 mile(s) from Shops at Prudential Center, mall
- 2.00 mile(s) from Copley Place, mall
- 2.00 mile(s) from Tannery, mall
- 2.00 mile(s) from Harvard Square, many shops
- 2.00 mile(s) from Twin City Plaza, outdoor shopping strip
- 4.00 mile(s) from Faneuil Hall Market, Quincy Market
- 12.00 mile(s) from Meadow Glen Mall
- 18.00 mile(s) from Hall at Patriot's Place, Patriot's Place shopping, dining
- 40.00 mile(s) from Wrentham Village, premium outlets
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 0.10 mile(s) from Beacon Hill Athletic Club, gym
- 1.00 mile(s) from Rogers Park
- 2.00 mile(s) from Fresh Pond Recreation, recreation area, sailing, boating
- 2.00 mile(s) from Reilly Memorial Rink, ice skating
- 2.00 mile(s) from Charles River Reservation, biking, boating
- 2.00 mile(s) from Chestnut Hill Park
- 2.00 mile(s) from Community Boating, kayaking
- 3.00 mile(s) from Boston Harbor Islands, boating, sailing, kayaking
- 3.00 mile(s) from Allston Cinemas, movies
- 3.00 mile(s) from Boston Common, park
- 3.00 mile(s) from Public Garden, park, swan boat rides
- 3.00 mile(s) from Simmons College Sports, indoor track
- 3.00 mile(s) from Riverway, biking, boating, sailing
- 3.00 mile(s) from Arsenal Park, biking
- 5.00 mile(s) from Arnold Arboretum, park, nature
- 6.00 mile(s) from Bunker Hill Monument, jogging, biking
- 6.00 mile(s) from Castle Island Park, swimming, biking
- 6.00 mile(s) from Reggie Lewis Center, indoor track
- 6.00 mile(s) from Boston Bowl Family Fun Center
- 7.00 mile(s) from Richard a Voke Park, biking, jogging
- 9.00 mile(s) from Constitution Beach, swimming, sailing
- 9.00 mile(s) from Pier's Park, sailing, biking
- 12.00 mile(s) from Revere Beach
- 12.00 mile(s) from Belle Isle Park, sanctuary
- 15.00 mile(s) from Lynn Beach
- Across the street from Bamboo, full service, Thai, open for: dinner
- Across the street from Tasca, full service, international, open for: dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from Elephant Walk, full service, international, open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from Anna's Taqueria, full service, international, open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from Golden Temple, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
- 3.50 mile(s) from Legal Seafood Restaurant, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 3.50 mile(s) from Cheers Bar, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
- 4.00 mile(s) from Durgin Park, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
- 4.00 mile(s) from Union Oyster House, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 4.00 mile(s) from Sage, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Barking Crab, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from No Name Restaurant, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Vinny T's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Mistral, full service, French, open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Icarus, full service, international, open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from PF Chang, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Hamersley's Bistro, full service, American, open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Morton's Steakhouse, full service, steakhouse, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Sorellina, full service, Italian, open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Turner Fisheries, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Cottonwood Cafe, full service, tex-mex, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Joe's American Bar n Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Mike's City Diner, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Pho Republique, full service, Vietnamese, open for: dinner
BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton
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 Boston. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
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 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.
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