List of Hotels in Baltimore

by Nicholas Katers

Baltimore presents sports, festivals and urban scenery to travelers from around the world. Visitors can watch the Preakness Stakes in May and catch Ravens football games in the fall. Seasonal events like Artscape in July highlight Baltimore’s vibrant arts scene. Neighborhoods from Federal Hill to Fells Point blend 21st-century amenities with 19th-century architecture. Tourists can find hotels and inns throughout Baltimore only minutes from these attractions.

Waterfront Hotels

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is lined with hotels that take advantage of their waterfront locales. The Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hosts weddings, parties and meetings at the Waterfront Terrace. Guests can take breaks between Baltimore attractions with sandwiches at Rigano’s Bakery and Deli and cocktails at Kozmo’s Lounge. Pier 5 Hotel operated by Harbor Magic Hotels provides rooms with bold colors and views of downtown Baltimore. This waterfront hotel contains McCormick & Schmick’s, a seafood restaurant that serves fish from regional suppliers.

All-Suite Hotels

All-suite hotels like the Tremont Plaza Hotel accommodate corporate travelers and tourists near downtown attractions. Guests can reserve two-bedroom Chairman’s Suites to access large dining rooms and full-sized kitchens. This property is an attractive destination for families and businesses thanks to its 45,000 square feet of event space. Active travelers need not overlook their exercise routines thanks to the hotel’s fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool. The first floor of the Tremont Plaza Hotel features convenient dining options like the Plaza Deli and Tug’s Bar and Grille.

Historic Hotels

Travelers can learn about Baltimore’s history while enjoying modern amenities at historic hotels. The Hotel Monaco Baltimore is housed within a former depot for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad built in 1906. This historic hotel creates a friendly atmosphere with nightly wine and cheese receptions in the lobby. The B&O American Brasserie in the lobby features intimate lighting and Mediterranean cuisine. Guests at the Admiral Fell Inn are surrounded by dressers and chairs dating back to the 18th century. The innkeepers host weekly tours of the property that focus on reported haunting and paranormal activity.

Bed and Breakfasts

Bed and breakfasts like the 1840s Carrollton Inn provide quaint accommodations in the heart of Baltimore. This inn’s specialty rooms include the Patriot Room, which is outfitted with a fireplace and paintings by local artists. The 1840s Carrollton Inn maintains a brick-lined courtyard with chairs and tables for informal gatherings. Guests at the Biltmore Suites Hotel choose from 25 suites with sitting rooms and Victorian decor. This bed and breakfast decorates its main lobby with antique furniture and movie posters from the early 20th century.

About the Author

Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.