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Forbes Travel Guide -Boston Harbor Hotel Named Five-Star Hotel By Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2019 Star Rating Announcement


Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Boston Harbor Hotel as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. Boston Harbor Hotel will be showcased with all the Star Rating recipients on

The Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston’s only Forbes five-star waterfront hotel, is located on historic Rowes Wharf where it welcomes guests by land and by sea. The iconic property is known for picturesque views of Boston Harbor and exceptional service. In 2018 the property debuted the most luxurious suite in Boston, the John Adams Presidential Suite.

“We are honored to be recognized by Forbes Travel Guide for the 11th consecutive year as a Forbes Five-Star hotel,” said Boston Harbor Hotel General Manager Stephen Johnson. “Boston Harbor Hotel shares Forbes’ vision for exemplary service, and our talented staff strives to give each guest an experience beyond compare. With the addition of the John Adams Presidential Suite in 2018 we are constantly evolving our luxury experiences and are ecstatic to have our achievements validated by Forbes.”

“We are delighted to celebrate the 2019 Star Rating winners, an outstanding collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

“In a time of information overload and fake reviews online, Forbes Travel Guide is the ultimate trusted source in luxury travel,” Boyen said. “Our objective, data-driven Star Rating list features properties that achieved an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality. We congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.

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Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For our full award winners list, daily travel stories and more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit

About Boston Harbor Hotel

A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts LEGEND Collection, Boston’s only Forbes Five-Star waterfront hotel welcomes guests arriving by land or sea. Located on the historic Rowes Wharf, the Boston Harbor Hotel’s inviting ambiance and unparalleled service provide the ideal home away from home for travelers. Luxurious accommodations with sweeping views of Boston’s cityscape or breathtaking waterfront, a contemporary spa and fitness center, world-class dining and a 34-slip marina make the Boston Harbor Hotel a destination Beyond Compare. In 2018 the property debuted the John Adams Presidential Suite, Boston’s most luxurious suite. For more information please visit