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Travel + Leisure's 2013 "World's Best Awards" Rank the

Boston Harbor Hotel in the Top Ten Best Hotels in the Continental U.S.

BOSTON, July 2013- The Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Awards (now available online) have named the Boston Harbor Hotel as one of the Top Ten Large City Hotels in the Continental US.  Ranking #9 among only 50 hotels awarded in this category, the Boston Harbor Hotel is honored to be among such a distinct and notable group of hotels across the country. The Boston Harbor Hotel is the only Forbes Five-Star hotel in Boston, and New England, to earn this esteemed ranking.
"We are both humbled and inspired by this latest recognition," says Jonathan Crellin, Managing Director at the Boston Harbor Hotel.  "To be named by the readers of Travel + Leisure as one of the top ten hotels in the Continental U.S. affirms our ongoing efforts to ensure that every guest's experience is the best that it can be.  We thrive on creating memorable experiences for our guests, and our passionate team will continue to make this happen."
The World's Best Awards, published annually by Travel + Leisure, are determined by the votes of discerning readers, and create a snapshot of the best travel experiences around the globe.  The results are currently available online, and will be featured in the August 2013 magazine (digital and print).




About Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards:
A questionnaire developed by the editors of Travel + Leisure, in association with ROI Research Inc., was made available to Travel + Leisure readers. Readers were invited to participate through Travel + Leisure magazine and online at To protect the integrity of the data, after March 31, 2013, respondents were screened by Travel + Leisure and responses from any identified travel-industry professionals who completed the survey were eliminated from the final tally. A minimum number of responses are necessary for a candidate to be eligible for inclusion in the World's Best Awards listings. For more information, visit

About the Boston Harbor Hotel:
A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Boston's only Forbes Five-Star waterfront hotel welcomes guests arriving by land or sea.  Located on the historic Rowes Wharf Harbor, 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.