Stylish, sexy and sunny. There is nothing quite like summer in Boston and it gets even better when celebrated on a rooftop lounge. Here are our picks for the hautest ones in Boston.
1 The Revere Hotel Boston Common
One of Boston’s most popular destinations for stylish sipping is The Revere Hotel Boston Common. Located in the Theater District, this seasonal roof deck is open May through September on the top floor of the hotel. Rent a cabana or a couch for the afternoon and order up a pitcher of your favorite cocktail (a berry vojito or French mule perhaps?) to enjoy poolside under the sun.
200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116
2 Hotel Indigo
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and head just a few minutes west to Newton to the Hotel Indigo. Here you can slip out to the pool located just off the inside lounge area of the hotel’s on-site restaurant, Bokx 109. The South Beach style pool area is popular with an after-work crowd, who flock here for specialty cocktails like their famous Auburndale iced tea, pineapple cooler or Bokx bubbles.
399 Grove Street Newton, MA 02462
3 The Colonnade Hotel
One of Boston’s best kept secrets is tucked away at the rooftop at the Colonnade Hotel. The seasonal haute spot located on the 12th floor of the hotel is open daily across from the Prudential Center in the Back Bay. Enjoy a sip of a Colonnade Vacation Cooler to go with some snacks like grilled swordfish tacos, a lobster roll or lamb skewers.
120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116
4 Legal Harborside
Over at the Seaport District, Legal Harborside sits prominently on the waterfront. The first floor of the restaurant features a casual restaurant complete with picnic tables and fish market. Upstairs on the second floor is a more formal dining room while the hidden gem lies on the third floor rooftop lounge and bar complete with retractable walls and ceiling. There are more than 25 wines available by the glass here along with cocktails by the pitcher best shared with a massive sushi party boat.
270 Northern Avenue Boston, MA 02210
With the limited ground space in Harvard Square, it’s no wonder Daedalus decided to build up. Taking advantage of every square inch of space possible, they created a rooftop here that rivals any downtown space. Here you can sip on a local microbrew and enjoy some fun in the sun in a cozy setting amidst the red brick buildings of Harvard Square.
45½ Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138