This library had been on my bucket list for years! Unfortunately you cannot ascend any of the stairs so you'll only get the view from the ground. The famous reading room itself is smaller than it sometimes looks in photos, but is so worth a quick stop if you're in Baltimore. Before you plan to see it though, check the opening hours online. I believe it is not open for the public on weekends and on Mondays! This is a shot of the big waterfront walkway at Fell's Point in Baltimore. View of the harbor is great from this spot (although you can't see it in the shot) and there are a ton of cute gift stores, assorted shops, and pubs around the area. I went to an ice-cream shop called Maggie Moon--it was a bit like Cold Stone! The Pagoda, originally known as the Observatory, was designed in 1890 by Charles H. Latrobe, then Superintendent of Parks. The inside features a magnificent spiral staircase that looks like it stepped (no pun intended) right out of the movies. The windows are adorned with stained glass that cast dancing beams of light on the stairs, adding to the magic. This is the view from the top of the stairs.
Pagoda is open, Sundays, April 21-October 13th, 12-6, weather permitting.
This beautiful Baltimore sunset is peeking out through a gap in the fence at Druid Hill Park. The reflection on the lake is mesmerizing--but don't stay too long past dusk, because it's not the safest area. NOTE: this is a completely unaltered iPhone photo The Pagoda, originally known as the Observatory, was designed in 1890 by Charles H. Latrobe, then Superintendent of Parks. The inside features a magnificent spiral staircase that looks like it stepped (no pun intended) right out of the movies. The windows are adorned with stained glass that cast dancing beams of light on the stairs, adding to the magic.
Pagoda is open, Sundays, April 21-October 13th, 12-6, weather permitting.
Always helps when you have a beautiful view along your run! 🌅 The storm creeping in! The USS Constellation sits majestically in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. She was constructed in 1854, and is a Sloop of War. From 1859-1861 she disrupted the African slave trade. During that time she intercepted 3 slave trade ships and freed the African slaves. It is a great ship to visit and has been very nicely restored. There are also many wonderful events which are held on the ship. We're nearly at the end of may, and the orioles are holding fast to first place. The park is celebrating its 20th anniversary and those two facts combined can't sell this place out. It sure is beautiful though. The Pagoda, originally known as the Observatory, was designed in 1890 by Charles H. Latrobe, then Superintendent of Parks. The inside features a magnificent spiral staircase that looks like it stepped (no pun intended) right out of the movies. The windows are adorned with stained glass that cast dancing beams of light on the stairs, adding to the magic.
Pagoda is open, Sundays, April 21-October 13th, 12-6, weather permitting.
take a nap. Poe's original resting place Downtown Baltimore What a wonderful idea! Not only is the Baltimore Farmer's Market amazing, but with Go Go's Retread Threads, it is even more amazing and unique. This bus has all kinds of vintage clothes and accessories. It even has a fitting room so you can see just how fabulous you look in that silk screened dress. Im watching u... dancing with me ... mom, where r u... Sometimes you just need to sit back and soak in the harbor view... FEED ME. This Little Shop of Horrors creature can be found in an alley on the stretch of W Preston St between Maryland Ave and N Charles St. Just be sure to come prepared with a few live sacrifices. Jelly fish Gothic Church A channel leading to town from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. On a hot, muggy, and rainy day, it was the perfect spot to stop and watch school's of fish swim about in circular fashion, and see one occasionally fall victim to the two guys fishing just to my right..... Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse #InnerHarbor #Baltimore
#Maryland The Inner Harbor should be on everyone's to do list who comes to Baltimore. Walking around at night is particularly wonderful. Hidden gem...graffiti alley in Baltimore Everywhere you turn, Little Italy is sharing its pride on fire hydrants! Double rainbow! Ending a long day on the rooftop, soaking in the city's glory. #rooftopsunsets #cityliving Baltimore harbor at dusk after a good summer rain is refreshing and beautiful! Conveniently located near the Inner Harbor, Little Italy is one of my favorite Baltimore neighborhoods to stroll around and go on photo adventures. Everything is so classy, and there are nifty little alleys to peep through. By far the coolest Barnes & Noble I've ever been to. Located at the Baltimore harbor next to the Hard Rock Cafe and Phillips restaurant , this bookstore is a multi-level reading paradise. It's also part of the Pratt Street Power Plant, a historic former power plant which has undergone significant repurposing development since retirement. It's also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lighting was perfect at the Dept. Of Surgery party at the Baltimore National Aquarium! I couldn't resist! Take a walk back in history. Plans are in the works for a renovation, but the library, situated in downtown Baltimore, is absolutely stunning right now! The Children's department has a koi pond (and a story teller!) and there's a night room, with a ceiling of stars and comfy pillows to sit on. The YA section has gorgeous manga inspired murals, and the humanities department has a massive graphic novel selection!!
Visit. You won't be disappointed! After the rain sunset. This is a view of the Baltimore Inner Harbor, it is a beautiful place to spend time and enjoy the day or afternoon. Jellyfish The clouds painting the city sky Great traffic circle, artwork, water fall and view of the Inner Harbor! Great jelly fish exhibit View of the Harbor from Fells Point Walking along the harbor on a cold, rainy December morning. The USS Constallation wasn't in dock but the US Torsk was. The National Aquarium is in the background. View of the Bromide Seltzer Arts Tower from the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. Neat tower attached at bottom to fire station. Jellyfish at the aquarium in Baltimore
#blue 3 for $8?......YES PLEASE!! Special exhibit: Jellies The Pagoda at sunset. Patterson Park, Baltimore, MD. #Pixel2XL Deff worth checking out for some cool photos. And if your interested in partying there you can find discounted tickets on Groupon twice a month. The famous steamed blue crabs from Bo Brooke's Seafood in Baltimore. Terrific view, great beers, plenty of crabs for picking! Taken during a walk around downtown Baltimore on a cold rainy December morning. Clouds of steam billowing from manhole covers helped set the mood for the Tuesday morning commute. Black Reef Rawr!!! Just kidding I'm a turtle :) Nice early morning Sunday walk in Baltimore, Inner Harbor. Hash-brown Tacos make an amazing weekend brunch! #FoodieFinds City living Outstanding sightseeing in Baltimore...! A quick photo of what used to be the barracks for soldiers back towards WWI. Fort McHenry is best known as the place where Francis Scott Key composed the song the Star Spangled Banner. Happy hour at the tiki bar! Funky nutcracker fire hydrant Baltimore skies do it right sometimes... 🌅 I think this is one of the most awesome Hard Rock Cafe locations that I've ever been to. Housed in a former power plant, it truly gives this place that rustic, hard core exterior feel View of Baltimore Inner Harbor from atop Federal Hill
#urbanjungle Inner harbor Historic Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse built in 1855 and made of cast iron! Great place to go on a date because if he/she bores you, all of the tchotchkes on the wall won't! A super-plus: the food is magnificent sunrise in Baltimore city as viewed from Broadway street.
#goldenhour Fresh crab pizza with mozzarella cheese, garlic cream sauce and fresh herbs
#baltimore #joesquared star in the dark sky... While visiting Inner Harbor and Little Italy, come see this 1800s historic shot tower, one of only eleven remaining and is managed by NPS. #Colorful Pre Seahawks game in Baltimore A lovely view of overcast Baltimore's Inner Harbor can be enjoyed from Frontier Hill, if you're willing to make a brief but steep ascent. This is now a park, but it was originally constructed for the army leading up to the Civil War. #USS Constellation #InnerHarbor
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#Maryland #Beauty #Baltimore #Maryland Clouds painting the sky in historic Fells Point. Pirates!! Bmore at night during A nice view of it the national aquarium and the Chesapeake bay. Ewwwww The yearly Kinetic Sculpture Race. The theme for 2015, Space. The First Presbyterian Church's cornerstone was laid in 1761. This beautiful church is found near the Mount Vernon historic district of Baltimore. MARC station outside Camden Yards
#urbanjungle Taken in December 2017 A rainy day in downtown Baltimore A cross beam in one of the sites at Fort McHenry, MD The cemetery where Poe is buried - a very beautiful and peaceful place. A Mother's Day tea and cake dramatic sunset in Baltimore city overlooking buildings near Fells Point.
#goldenhour Fried Ravioli and fresh Marinara Sauce. Excellent! Fifi getting ready for the sand competition in AVAM's annual Kinetic Sculpture Race 2015 Beautiful day on the Harbor in Baltimore Maryland. Snow storm passing through. #rooftoplivin #sunandthemoon Staying late at work isn't so bad when you look up to see this. #baltimoresunset #cityliving Fells Point visitors center. Harbor was a lot cooler during Light City Festival... Phosphorescent jellyfish When in Maryland, Carb Cake Benedict is a must! #FoodieFinds 16 September 2017. Beautiful day @ the Baltimore harbor. Wear comfortable walking shoes. 😎 Jellyfish This is what Baltimore needed. A truly diversified place with nearly a dozen vendors serving dishes with food locally grown.
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Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

Near conventions

This hotel is across the street from the Inner Harbor, 4 blocks from the convention center, 3 blocks from Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and within a mile of the Walters Art Gallery.

Relaxing options

After exploring the city, guests can use the Harbor Court Hotel's indoor pool, relax in the garden, or have a drink in the lounge overlooking the harbor.

Free WiFi

All 203 guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with city or garden views. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available, as well as 30-inch LCD televisions with cable channels.

Languages Spoken

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Harbor Court's health club has an 800-square-foot indoor splash pool, spa tub, sauna, and regulation-sized racquetball/squash court that can be turned into a volleyball court (surcharge). The fitness room has 11 weight machines, three treadmills, free weights, two exercise bikes, four stair and two cross-country machines. There's also an array of spa services available for a fee, including make-up lessons, chair massages, and facials.

Outside the health club, near a rooftop terrace, are tennis and basketball courts that overlook the city. In summer, the courtyard has clusters of umbrella tables and chairs.

Inside the hotel, more than 10,000 square feet of meeting facilities are ready for event hosting, while the second-floor corridor serves as a rotating gallery for local artists. Event facilities include wedding services, catering, ballrooms, a conference center, and 11 meeting rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided in public areas. A 24-hour business center is available.

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore is a smoke-free property. Children 17 and under stay free while occupying a parent or guardian's room; rollaway/extra bed fees may apply.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 950 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10225 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 203 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Garden 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Explorer's - Safari themed with murals depicting wild animals and exotic places along with fine antiques and adventure memorabilia. Offers a well-edited collection of single malt scotches, rare cognacs, cocktails, and fine wines. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night fare. Buffet breakfast is available most weekends.

Formula Espresso - With entrances from the lobby and from Light Street, this tiny shop sells coffee, pastries, a small assortment of sandwiches, and sundries such as pantyhose and toothpaste. A few tables and chairs are available.

Room service is available daily from 6 AM until midnight and offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and cocktails.

Nearby Things to Do

The Harbor Court Hotel's health club offers a range of activities, including basketball, racquetball, and fitness training. Across the street, at the Inner Harbor, large and small tour boats ply the water. At the front desk, runners can get maps of a 6-mile route to Fort McHenry, site of the flag that Francis Scott Key immortalized in the national anthem. For golfers, Mount Pleasant is an 18-hole public course 11.5 miles north.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 35 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 28.80 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 46.80 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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