Hotels Near Reading, Massachusetts

by Joy Uyeno

A residential community about 15 miles outside of Boston, Reading, Massachusetts, is within close proximity to a handful of hotels. Nearby Woburn and Burlington are home to several large corporations, and business travelers have several options for comfortable accommodations. Hotels near Reading also cater to families, with amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet and light continental breakfasts, and are located near the I-95 and I-93 freeways for easy access to the rest of New England.

Hampton Inn Boston/Woburn

Located conveniently off of I-95 exit 36, this Hampton Inn puts guests right in the heart of Woburn, directly across the street from a shopping area with a supermarket and several dining options, including the Asian fusion restaurant Sarku and Joe's American Bar and Grill. The 99 rooms feature plush mattresses made specifically for Hampton Inn by Serta to promote circulation and reduce nighttime restlessness. Hampton Inn Woburn serves a hot breakfast each morning, gives guests access to free wireless Internet, features an on-site workout facility and has plenty of free parking.

Red Roof Inn Boston/Woburn

The Red Roof Inn Woburn is also located just off of I-95, exit 36. This hotel shares the same access to the Woburn Mall, and also sits beside a Bertucci's Italian restaurant and an On the Border Mexican restaurant. The hotel underwent renovations in 2008 as part of chain-wide improvements, and the simple but comfortable rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, complimentary wireless Internet and an ergonomic workspace. Guests benefit from an early 1 p.m. check-in time and noontime checkout. The Red Roof Inn Woburn is a pet-friendly establishment that allows one small pet per room.

The Boston Marriott Burlington

The Boston Marriott Burlington is an easy 10- to 15-minute drive from the center of Reading, and it puts visitors in the bustling business district of Burlington. The large Burlington Mall, the upscale Wayside Commons, countless restaurants and quick access to I-95, I-93 and Route 3 make the location of this hotel convenient for business and leisure travelers alike. In an article dated October 8, 2010, Market Wire announced the completion of Marriott Burlington’s 415 guest rooms, four suites and concierge lounge. The contemporary rooms contain sleek furniture with ergonomic work spaces and large, flat-screen televisions. Features include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a greenhouse, Summer Winter fine dining restaurant, an Irish pub and a Starbucks cafe.

Candlewood Suites Burlington

For travelers looking to spread out a bit, or for those who need to stay for an extended period of time, Candlewood offers apartment-style suites that have full kitchens and work spaces. The on-site health and fitness center was renovated in 2007, and there is also an off-site full gym that guests can use for a fee. Hotel amenities include light daily housekeeping, weekly full housekeeping, a full-service business center and a small convenience store. Candlewood Suites Burlington is located off of I-95, exit 32B -- also a 15 minute drive away from Reading.

About the Author

Joy Uyeno has been writing about travel, food, fashion, culture and finance since 2005. For three years she wrote a column for the "Honolulu Star-Bulletin" aimed at young and first-time travelers. Her writing has appeared in several local and national publications, including the 2008 anthology "Honolulu Stories." She holds a Master of Arts in writing and publishing from Emerson College.