Best Inn in Boston


Regatta Inn


Thanks to a recent renovation, this centrally located Federal-style building has all of the history but none of the outdated décor. The inn’s eight guest rooms boast luxe amenities, including…Read More

2015 Best Inn, Cape Cod



Owners Allison Baldwin and Ilene Mitnick (a.k.a. the “Roux Deux”) call their restored 1870s Victorian in P-town’s East End Gallery District a “French girl about to have a wonderful party,”…Read More

2014 Best Inn, Nantucket

76 Main


This sleek downtown inn offers rooms done up in stripes and poppy colors by Boston designer Rachel Reider, as well as plenty of modern amenities (iPads, Apple TVs). Your best…Read More

2014 Best Inn, Cape Cod

Winstead Inn & Beach Resort

The Winstead’s two Harwich properties offer something for everyone: Sun worshipers and relaxation seekers gravitate toward the 14-room manse situated on a private beach, while families enjoy the recently expanded,…Read More

2014 Best Inn, Martha's Vineyard

The Hob Knob


This boutique spot tends to draw a VIP crowd: Last summer, the cast of Saturday Night Live checked in for funnyman Seth Meyers’s Vineyard wedding. Comedy aside, there’s a serious,…Read More

2013 Best Inn, Nantucket

Union Street Inn


Though there’s a flurry of hotel action on the island (the renovated retro-chic Chapman House, Lark Hotels’ sleek new 76 Main), the Union Street Inn continues to define the gold…Read More

2013 Best Inn, Cape Cod

Salt House Inn


This is P-town’s first boutique hotel, new this spring, and already we’re smitten. Each of its rooms, snug and brilliant white, has plush bedding, nautical curiosities hung on the walls,…Read More

2013 Best Inn, Martha's Vineyard

Lambert’s Cove Inn & Restaurant

Vineyard Haven

If you want a real island retreat, head to the north side, take a quiet road through the woods, and book yourself into a room at the idyllic Lambert’s Cove…Read More

2012 Best Inn, Nantucket

Union Street Inn


A hotel is only as good as its amenities, and Union Street owners Ken and Deborah Withrow provide just about every one you can think of: Frette sheets and plush…Read More

2012 Best Inn, Cape Cod

The Platinum Pebble

West Harwich

This eight-room inn, now in its second season, is more Design Within Reach than scalloped dust ruffle (think: hide rugs, mirrored side tables, and his-and-hers rain showers). Fortunately, that modern…Read More

2012 Best Inn, Martha's Vineyard

Dockside Inn

Oak Bluffs

The recent revamp of this charming Victorian inn brings a welcome bit of chic to Oak Bluffs. Tracey Overbeck Stead, an Austin-based interior designer who recently decked out the lobby…Read More

2006 Best Inn, Berkshires

Porches Inn

North Adams

We don’t like those awkward B&B breakfast-table moments with fellow guests any more than you do. Porches’ six restored Victorian row houses have 47 comfortabl—and privat—’industrial granny chic’ rooms. The…Read More

2005 Best Inn, Nantucket

La Ruche Inn


La Ruche Inn’s eight whitewashed bedrooms, accented with natural sisal rugs and massive antique dressers, make for a heavenly seaside sanctuary. Owners Arthur and Lisa Holstein reopened this 1700s Greek…Read More

2005 Best Inn, Cape Cod

The Dan’l Webster Inn


Four-poster beds. High-speed Internet. Full-service spa. This Sandwich inn, a blend of old-fashioned atmosphere and modern creature comforts, has ’em all. If you can pry yourself from your room’s private…Read More

2005 Best Inn, Berkshires

The Williamsville Inn

West Stockbridge

Set in bucolic West Stockbridge, the Williamsville Inn boasts everything a home away from home should: superb service, snowy linens, and cut flowers. Husband-and-wife team Erhard and Kandy Wendt have…Read More

2003 Best Inn

Charles Street Inn


In the comely Henry James room, a fresh orchid echoes earth tones and the arc of a tree depicted in the Hudson River School painting behind it. Such details are…Read More

1978 Best Inn, Country

Flying Cloud Inn

Play “Heidi” at this secluded eighteenth-century Georgian farmhouse in the Berkshires, with its country coking, canopy beds, fireplaces, spring-fed pond, cross-country ski trails, and remarkable wine list…Read More

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