Book your room at The Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel
Centrally located modern luxury hotel housed in historic 19th century jail
Base of Beacon Hill
Formerly the storied Charles Street Jail, this national historic landmark and its newly constructed guestroom tower are located one-third of a mile from Boston Common, and a short walk to Back Bay and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
Destination food and beverage
Clink Restaurant emphasizes flavor and the use of seasonal and local ingredients; Liberty Bar provides food and drinks in the lobby rotunda; Scampo offers Italian inspired cuisine; Alibi, a second bar, is set in Boston’s former “drunk tank,” complete with brick cell walls.
Whether exploring secret gardens in Beacon Hill, taking a stroll along the Charles River, through Boston Garden or enjoying the shopping along Charles or Newbury Streets, you will find that the Liberty Hotel is the epicenter of all things quintessentially Boston.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Located at the foot of Beacon Hill, The Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel comprises a richly restored 1851 building (formerly the Charles Street Jail) and a new 16-story tower. Soaring 90 feet, the lobby was formerly the jail's atrium and features the original three-story arched windows and dramatic catwalks. The jail's former exercise yard is now a beautifully landscaped courtyard.
Opened in 2007, The Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel is one block from both the Charles River Esplanade and Massachusetts General Hospital. A "T" public-transit stop is right outside the hotel. The Massachusetts State House, with its magnificent dome, is a half-mile away. Attractions within 1.5 miles include the Museum of Science, Boston Common, the Public Garden, the aquarium, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and the Old North Church.
Guests of The Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel are welcomed with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. CLINK., the hotel's acclaimed restaurant, features small plates, wines by the glass, and signature cocktails. Seating is beneath the soaring lobby rotunda or in the dining area by an original jail cell. The Alibi bar is a Boston hotspot, with drinks and light fare served amid vestiges of the jail (including brick cell walls) or out on the private garden patio with sunset views.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel for no charge. The entire hotel is smoke-free.
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 16
- Year Built 1851
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms
- Total number of rooms - 300
- Smoke-free property
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
Family Friendly Amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- LCD TV
- Climate control
- Free newspaper
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Turndown service
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
CLINK. - An open kitchen, butcher block tables, and gold leather seats amid vestiges of original jail cells. Creative menu fusing European culinary tradition with contemporary American innovation.
Scampo - Contemporary space serving Italian cuisine with global influences, house-made breads baked in a tandoori oven, pastas, and entrées.
Alibi - Located on the entry level and set in the old “drunk tank” of what was the Charles Street Jail. celebrity mug shots on the walls. Cocktails and late-night snacking. Outdoor, off-street patio with sunset views. Open every evening until late.
Liberty Bar - Located within the 90-foot lobby rotunda of the hotel. Extensive wine and cocktails list features house-infused liquors and tasty treats like Veal Sliders and addictive Spicy Mixed Nuts.
Catwalk - Housed on a catwalk encircling the lobby's rotunda with stunning views. Serving a dinner and bar menu featuring a selection of items including Baked Oysters Casino with Butter, Shallots and Bacon; Mushroom Sliders on Brioche with Cream Cheese and Sherry; and a twist on the classic with Ralph's Potato Chips with Smoked Truffle Salt.
Room service - Available 24 hours a day.
Nearby Things to Do
The Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel's fitness center is open 24 hours a day.
One block from the hotel, a footbridge leads to the Charles River Esplanade, a paved riverside path ideal for walking and jogging.
The recreational activities listed below are available at the hotel or nearby; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Valet parking fee: USD 49 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100 per stay