Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Baltimore

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Baltimore

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Baltimore that have been recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times, Frommer’s and more. All Baltimore hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only list places that have a customer rating of at least 4 out of 5.

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The Ivy Hotel, Baltimore

205 E Biddle St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA (show on map)
5.0
The Ivy Hotel, Baltimore
Expert reviews

“For the money-is-no-object set, Baltimore’s hottest hotel is the Ivy, a Relais & Chateaux property that opened in 2015 in a stunning Gilded Age mansion. Everything from cocktails to wooden puzzles to local kombucha is provided.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Baltimore, Maryland.

Telegraph review:

“The 18-room Ivy Hotel offers personalised service and opulent interiors in a preserved 19th-century mansion. The boutique experience is relaxing and hassle-free, with a no-tipping policy, complimentary drinks and snacks, large bathrooms with soaking tubs and a restaurant that serves some of the best food in town.”

Customer review rating
5.0 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Beautiful hotel
  • Excellent service
  • Attention to detail
From
$600 per night
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All you need to know

This 5-star boutique hotel is a perfect mix of modern style and traditional aesthetics incorporated to become the beauty that the Ivy Hotel is today. It is located just 2 km away from the Baltimore Convention Centre and John Hopkins University and a distance of 1 km separate it from the popular Lexington Market.

The hotel features modern equipped amenities like a luxury spa where guests can get the best full body treatment and a fine dining restaurant where several dishes are on the menu for the enjoyment of the guests. The hotel has a courtyard area where guest commonly uses to enjoy a cup of coffee or read a newspaper.

The suites in the hotel are well-equipped with modern facilities and feature beautiful decors. A plush bedding area that includes a four-poster bed, a gas fireplace that guests can sit around and heated limestone floors in the bathroom to create a steamy refreshing bath after a long day’s work. A few suites in the hotel open to a beautiful view of the Mount Vernon and a balcony where they can enjoy the freshness of the air.

The Magdalena is the on-site restaurant where guests can enjoy some of the best tasty local dishes and seasonal cuisine. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy the upscale bistro anytime within Tuesdays to Sundays for their dinner.

After extensive restoration and renovation of the building in 2015, the hotel has since transformed into something of a modern beauty, becoming an epitome of hospitality in the city of Baltimore.

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Bed & Breakfast Inn at 2920, Baltimore

2920 Elliott St, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA (show on map)
4.8
Bed & Breakfast Inn at 2920, Baltimore
Expert reviews

“Housed in a former bordello, this boutique B&B offers five individual rooms; high-thread-count sheets, sleek and avant-garde decor, and the nightlife-charged neighborhood of Canton right outside your door.”

Customer review rating
4.8 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Top location
  • Free Wifi
From
$175 per night
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All you need to know

This bed and breakfast themed inn offers the best of hospitality while in the city. The inn is located in an excellent location; a little over 1 km from the Tide Point, 14 km from the popular Baltimore-Washington International Airport and a walking distance from the renowned Hopkins Hospital, an array of restaurants and the Orioles.

The inn offers room amenities such as Free Wi-Fi at a high speed for internet connection, air conditioning, hairdryer, a flat-screen TV fitted with cable channels, ceiling fan and a premium bedding system that features some of the comfiest beds and sofas. Other services provided for guests in the hotel are daily housekeeping in every room while the free Wi-Fi is also available in some public areas in the hotel. The inn has a total of 5 fully equipped rooms.

The inn provides guests with a tasty free breakfast where several dishes are offered on the menu ensuring they start their day on the right note. The bar/lounge area is designed for relaxation and refreshment of guests where they can enjoy some of the best drinks and cocktails in the world.

The inn is smoke-free and has a large conference space. Guests have the opportunity of free parking space and they can also make use of the concierge services made available by the hotel.

The hotel offers its guest the perfect experience for leisure and business travel where maximum comfort is promised and delivered by the plethora of services offered and its friendly inn staff.

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Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore

200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA (show on map)
4.7
Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore
Expert reviews
Fodors review:

“The 18-story glass tower of the Four Seasons rises above the Harbor, commanding some of the city’s best views. Each of the 256 rooms features a minimalist design with plush comforts such as down duvets and marble bathrooms with soaking tubs.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Baltimore.

Frommers review:

“This tony inn in Harbor East has become famous for its infinity pool set by the harbor’s edge. It should be just as famous for its swank rooms and their stellar views.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Baltimore.

Customer review rating
4.7 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Top location
  • Large rooms
  • Excellent Wifi
  • Comfortable beds
From
$430 per night
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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located on 200 International Drive in the Harbor East district of Baltimore where it offers the best in hospitality services and facilities. The hotel offers state-of-the-art amenities which makes it attractive to both tourists and travelers in the city. The hotel is rated highly for its great value for money, extra clean premises and a comfortable atmosphere – a place you want to be.

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is popular for being in an excellent location for couples; it has been described by many as perfect for a two-person trip. The hotel offers everything you need for a comfy stay.

The hotel offers stylish and chic room options such as Serene King Suite with Harbour View, Admiral King Suite, Double Room with Two Double Beds and City View, King Room with City View, and King Room with City View – Disability Access.

Other room options include King Room with Balcony and City View, Double Room with Two Double Beds and Harbour View, King Room with Harbour View and King Room with Balcony and Harbour View. 

The hotel has a Four Seasons Executive Suite with City View fitted with VIP facilities.

The on-site hotel restaurant offers a wide range of local and international cuisines and delicacies, prepared from fresh ingredients and served exquisitely in a stylish and refreshing setting.

The hotel provides other services, facilities, and amenities such as concierge services, ironing, heating, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle, daily maid service and room service.

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Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore

550 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA (show on map)
4.6
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore
Expert reviews
Fodors review:

“The entrance to this prestigious hotel is set back from the street by a brick courtyard that provides an immediate sense of tranquillity. A grand spiral staircase dominates the lobby, which is decorated in English country opulence.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Baltimore.

Customer review rating
4.6 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Harbor view
  • Top location
  • Friendly staff
  • Comfortable beds
  • Excellent Wifi
From
$159 per night
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All you need to know

This four-star establishment is situated on 550 Light Street in the Inner Harbour district of Baltimore where it offers the best in hospitality services and facilities. The hotel is located right along the waterfront in Baltimore’s Inner Harbour – the hotel derives its name from its beautiful location. At night, the view from the hotel room is spectacular; guests can easily follow the Baltimore Harbour and its reach with their eye. The Royal Sonesta Harbour Court Hotel offers a royalty experience that is unrivaled and unmatched anywhere in the city.

The hotel offers stylish room and accommodation options such as Premier King Suite, Queen Room with Sofa Bed – Partial Harbor View, Queen Room with Two Queen Beds – Street View, Queen Room with Two Queen Beds – Harbor View, King Room – City View, Petite King Room – Harbor View, Queen Room with Two Queen Beds – City View and King Room – Street View.

Other rooms available in the hotel include Queen Room with Sofa Bed – Courtyard View and King Room – Courtyard View.

For the best of times in the city of Baltimore, the Royal Sonesta Harbour Court is the place to stay.

The on-site hotel restaurant offers a wide variety of local and international cuisines, prepared from fresh ingredients grown naturally, and served exquisitely in a stylish and refreshing setting.

The hotel provides other services, facilities, and amenities such as concierge services, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, heating, dry cleaning, airport shuttle, daily maid service and room service.

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Admiral Fell Inn, Baltimore

888 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA (show on map)
4.4
Admiral Fell Inn, Baltimore
Expert reviews

“This old Fell’s Point sailors’ hotel has been converted into a lovely inn with Federal-style furniture and four-poster beds. It’s got the best of both of Baltimore’s worlds, with historic and nautical details abounding on the one hand, and plenty of modern amenities on the other.”

Fodors review:

“This inn is an upright anchor at the center of the action in funky Fells Point. By joining together buildings constructed between the late 1770s and the 1920s, the owners created a structure that resembles a small, European-style hotel, with lots of character and quirks.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Baltimore.

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Perfect location
  • Historic building
  • Top location
  • Boutique style
From
$118 per night
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All you need to know

This charming hotel breaming with class and sophistication is located in the historic Fell’s Point neighborhood from which the hotel took its name. The hotel offers a nearness to some of the famous attraction in the city and unique accommodations and breathtaking stylish features.

Many activities and attractions in the surrounding area have made the hotel a frequent temporary home for tourists in the city. Some of the attractions are the Maritime Park which is 350 m away from the hotel and Baltimore – Penn Stations which is a little over 3 km away from the hotel. Activities such as fun boat rides and fascinating ghost tours are offered by the hotel.

The inn seamlessly blends traditional 18th-century furnishings with the modern amenities in the hotel. Some of the amenities include in-room coffee machines and parking space for guests.

The 80 rooms in the inn are well equipped with amenities such as free Wi-Fi for internet connection, full air conditioning, flat-screen TV with cable channels and state-of-the-art bathroom system with thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and a spacious bathtub.

Guests have the opportunity to enjoy top-notch cuisine in the on-site restaurants. Varieties of tasty dishes are served for the enjoyment of guests by the hotel’s top-quality professional chef. Services such as free area shuttle and a limo service can be used by guests when going for events in the city.

Admiral Fell Inn is located uniquely around a host of fascinating attraction that you should explore when in the city.

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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Inner Harbor, Baltimore

2 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA (show on map)
4.4
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Inner Harbor, Baltimore
Expert reviews

“The Kimpton Hotel Monaco has a downtown location that’s close to the harbor, and rooms with the signature Kimpton touches, like yoga mats. The building still boasts the original marble, elevators and Tiffany stained glass of its original incarnation as the B&O Railroad headquarters.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Baltimore, Maryland.

Fodors review:

“This 202-room boutique hotel is in the historic headquarters of the B&O Railroad—just two and a half blocks from the Inner Harbor and within easy walking distance of First Mariner Arena, Everyman Theatre, and Oriole Park at Camden Yards.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Baltimore.

Frommers review:

“This Kimpton property, tucked into the historic 1906 former B&O Railroad headquarters, offers a contemporary take on glamour. It’s set in an H-shaped building meaning there are plenty of corner rooms (hooray!).”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Baltimore.

Customer review rating
4.4 out of 5.0
What guests liked
  • Friendly staff
  • Historic building
  • Top location
  • Comfortable beds
From
$110 per night
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All you need to know

Located in an excellent location and near some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, Kimpton Hotel Monaco is the home away from home for travelers and tourists. The hotel premises is 400 m away from the Inner Harbor, 10-minute away from The National Aquarium and 150 m from Charles Center. This makes the hotel an excellent center of hospitality and luxury.

The pet-friendly hotel has majestic hallways with hanging crystal chandeliers lighting up to create a dramatic feel even before entering the well-equipped suites or guestrooms in the hotel. The rooms in the hotel are equipped with modern features and facilities such as flat-screen TV where you can premium cable channels, a minibar stocked with drinks and iPod docking station. A few suites in the hotel have a blissful spa bath and a spacious living area with sofa bed. Guests can make use of the free Wi-Fi available in rooms and other areas in the hotel.

Guests are sure to fall in love with the chef-driven catering services that offer varieties of local and international dishes served in the most exquisite manner. The ballroom is a couple favorite while the Beaux-Arts Lobby adds more elegance to the stylish hotel.

The B&O restaurant is the award-winning on-site restaurant where guests can have a 3-square meal each day. Coffee and tea are served as a perfect day starter while wine hour is hosted in the evening as the perfect nightcap.

Get the best hospitality at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco.

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F.A.Q

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Baltimore?

Baltimore is one of the most important cities in Maryland with a rich heritage as a major seaport. The city is the home to upscale shops, crab shacks and has key tourist attractions such as USS Constellation and the National Aquarium. Some of the best neighborhoods in Baltimore are:

Canton
Canton is an extremely stylish neighborhood that is home to several local pubs, bars, and specialty shops. The neighborhood also hosts several summer concerts, wine festivals, and activities for families. The neighborhood accommodates a wide range of brick rowhouses and formstone.

Fell’s Point
Fell’s Point is an upstate neighborhood in the city renowned for its waterfront views, live music, and its numerous taverns and pubs. This area offers everything from old saloons to specialty ice cream shops and has streets paved of cobblestone. The neighborhood hosts numerous fun activities and festivals for families all around the year.

Federal Hill
Federal Hill is renowned for its fantastic views and creative eateries of the Baltimore Inner Harbor. The homes are made of brick, the sidewalks cobblestone. There are wide array of local restaurants, shops, and bars.

Hampden
Hampden is a neighborhood located in the northern part of the city. The neighborhood is filled with art and houses many bars, pubs, specialty shops, and a variety of wine for those who love to chill all night. The area is full of bonhomie and locals are familiar with one another and there are often many street festivals down the 36th Street Avenue.

Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon is a neighborhood serving as the cultural and historic focal point of the city being home to key establishments, including the George Peabody Library, the Washington Monument, and the Walters Art Museum.

How much does it cost to stay in a Baltimore hotel?

If you're looking to stay in a 3-star hotel in Baltimore then you would have to pay around $130 a night. For a 4-star Baltimore hotel you would have to pay approximately $190 per night. Luxury or 5-star hotels in Baltimore charge on average $425 per night.

Which Baltimore hotel offers the best views of the city?

If you're looking for a room with a view, then try the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel, it offers some amazing views of Baltimore.
About Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the state of Maryland in the United States. The city is also ranked the 30th most populous city in the whole of the country. The city was established by the constitution of Maryland which creates Baltimore as an independent city that is not part of any county. Baltimore is also the largest independent city in the US.

Baltimore has been nicknamed a “city of neighborhoods” as a result of numerous numbering into hundreds, of identified districts in the city. Baltimore is popularly regarded as the home of The Star-Spangled Banner due to the fact that it was written by Francis Scott Key in the city during the War of 1812.

Baltimore is also popular in the US for having the highest number of monuments per capita than any other city in the entire country, making it a city of monuments. Almost a third of the buildings in the city are designated as historic in the National Register, which is of course more than any other city in the United States.

For first time visitors in the city of Baltimore, it is advisable that you visit the aforementioned places of interest to get the full experience.

If you like our list of design hotels in Baltimore, then you should also check out our selection of boutique hotels in Atlanta or luxury hotels in Philadelphia.

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