When it comes to shopping Boston has it all. From large city malls to stylish little boutiques, it has everything the fervent shopper could wish for.
If you’re looking for a souvenir, a gift for a loved one, or would like to treat yourself, Boston can provide many retail opportunities. Take a leisurely stroll through Charles Street, or head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace where you’ll find everything to satisfy your shopping appetite.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is near the waterfront in downtown Boston, just a fifteen-minute walk from YOTEL Boston. Walk north-west along Seaport Boulevard, cross Fort Point Channel using the Evelyn Moakley Bridge and follow Atlantic Avenue along Wharf District Park to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
The Marketplace is situated opposite the historical Faneuil Hall, which served as the commercial center of Boston for centuries. It’s part of Boston National Historical Park and Freedom Trail.
The Marketplace incorporates three buildings – North Market, South Market and Quincy Market, and functions as an indoor/outdoor shopping mall and eatery.
You’ll find big commercial stores like Urban Outfitters and Uniqlo, gift shops offering Boston-branded gifts, and plenty of weird and wonderful boutique stores to boot. Check out the Faneuil Hall directory for a full list of vendors and pick up something special on your trip.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is just an eight-minute drive or 17-minute walk from YOTEL Boston.
Distance from YOTEL Boston: .7 miles (1.1 km)
Fauneuil Hall Marketplace official website
4 South Market Street, Boston, MA 02109
Prudential Center & Copley Place
In the Back Bay district of Boston, just a 15-minute drive or 30-minute train ride away from YOTEL Boston, the Prudential Center (otherwise known as ‘The Pru’) and Copley Place are two malls connected by a glass “sky walk”.
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Here you’ll find almost every imaginable type of store, including Barnes & Noble, Tiffany’s, Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton and many, many more.
There’s also no shortage of eating options, including Wagamama, 5 Napkin Burger and Ben & Jerry’s. See the full list here.
Also located in Back Bay, Newbury Street runs east-west from Boston Public Garden to Brookline Avenue.
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Newbury Street is well-known for its range of retail shops and restaurants in renovated brownstone townhouses. Most high-end boutiques on Newbury Street are located at the Boston Public Garden end. As the street numbers escalate the shops become quirkier and bohemian. See a map of Newbury Street vendors here.
As well as shopping Newbury Street is also highly regarded for its coffee shops, cafes and restaurants.
Newbury Street is just a 19-minute drive or 30-minute public transport journey from YOTEL Boston.
Distance from YOTEL Boston: 1.3 miles (2 km)
Just a stone’s throw from Newbury Street, separated by Boston Public Garden, Charles Street in Beacon Hill is a colourful and charming narrow street exclusively for independent boutiques.
The YOTEL Boston hotel is conveniently located in the Seaport area of central Boston, with good transport links with the whole city. Shop till you drop and retreat to a YOTEL Boston cabin, where you’ll find everything you need and nothing you don’t.
Charles Street is just a 15-minute drive or 18-minute journey on public transport from YOTEL Boston.
Distance from YOTEL Boston: 5 miles (8 km)
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