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Boston, Massachusetts
Seaport Hotel benefits
  • Complimentary Internet
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • 3 Restaurants and Bars
  • One of Boston's Best Gyms
  • Free Bicycles to Explore
  • Free Electric Car Charging
  • MBTA "T" stop on campus
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Say Hello to Our Neighborhood Experts
Say Hello to Our Neighborhood Experts
Meet our Chef Concierge, Danny Vargas.  Yes, you read that correctly - Chef Concierge.  Danny was recently admitted to Les Clefs d'Or, a prestigious organization that is the global professional association of hotel concierges, as symbolized by the two crossed gold keys he wears on his lapels.  

Born and raised in Chicago, Danny's hospitality career has taken him around the country, including to Dallas and Maui.  He made the leap back to the "mainland", landing in Boston, where he worked at both the Colonnade Hotel and the now Loews Hotel before joining the Seaport team.  We are fortunate to count him as our friend and colleague for the past ten years.  In his time away from the hotel, he loves spending time which his two children, Olivia (6) and Mateo (2), as well as his wife Leanne; they enjoy exploring the city as much as possible.  He remains an avid fan of Chicago sports teams and loves to cook, especially outdoors.  

Danny has pulled together a number of suggestions designed especially for guests with a limited amount of time (2 - 4 hours) to spend seeing Boston.  Enjoy!  


History of Boston - By Sea

Historic sightseeing cruise: Take a fully narrated tour on the inner and outer areas of Boston Harbor. While on the tour you will hear about tales of the Revolutionary War, local legends of the sea and tales of the past and present while reveling in the beauty of the Boston skyline. (1 hour)

USS Constitution Cruise and USS Constitution Museum: "Old Ironsides" was one of the first ships commissioned by the US Navy. She no longer fires her cannons in battle, but she will spark your imagination on this 45-minute harbor tour with the option to disembark at the Charlestown Navy Yard for a tour. The USS Constitution is free to visit and requires a photo ID for anyone over the age of 18. After touring the ship, visit the Museum with interactive exhibits, hands-on programs, and a vast collection of artifacts that is fun for all ages. (2 hours)   


History of Boston - By Land

Old Town Trolley: See the best of Boston and relive the history on an entertaining hop on and hop off trolley tour that takes you to the main sites around Boston! The tour covers all the important areas of the city including Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Theatre District, Downtown, and the Seaport District. Hop on and off at any of the 18 stops or stay on the entire time for a great feel of the city! The hours run 9am-5pm during the spring and summer. Every ticket includes discounted admission to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and discounted admission to the Old North Church. Tickets can be purchased directly from the Concierge. (2 hours minimum) 

Boston Duck Tours: By land and sea, enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in a "DUCK", a World War II style amphibious landing vehicle that travels on land and water. The tour explores everything from the Freedom Trail and the State House to Faneuil Hall and the historic North End before its wheels up - the vehicle cruises down the Charles River providing a great view of Cambridge and the Boston skyline!  Be sure to arrive 30 minutes prior for boarding (2 hours). 


Who Doesn't Love Food?

Bites of Boston Food Tours - Eat your way through areas of the city while learning the history and culture of the different neighborhoods through cuisine. Bites of Boston offers 4 different food tours that are about 3 hours long. On each tour you will try sweet and savory items as you stroll about a mile in total around the neighborhood. Choose from Sweet and Savory South End, Allston Arts and Eats, Chinatown's Culture and Cuisine or Classic Bites of Boston. You can't go wrong with any! (3 hours). 

North End Boston Food Tour - This North End food tour is a paced walking tour that carves a path through the streets of the charming North End, combining neighborhood history with Boston's finest Italian foods. Get to know the North End through the insights of tour guide, Robert Agrippino, a lifelong North End resident. (3 hours). 


 
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