Motels in Andover, Massachusetts

by Joy Uyeno

While the motel offerings are sparse in Andover, Massachusetts, there are a handful of hotels for travelers who want to be in the greater Boston suburbs and near the New Hampshire border. The hotels in Andover are equipped for both business and leisure travelers and give guests easy access to the the freeways and scenic drives through the forest.

Andover Inn

The Andover Inn was built in 1930. After closing on July 1, 2009, to undergo a multimillion dollar renovation, it reopened in the fall of 2010. The inn is on the campus of Phillips Academy, the second-oldest boarding school in the country. Each of the 30 guest rooms contains a freshly renovated state-of-the-art bathroom and wireless Internet. The hotel's restaurant, Samuel's, serves New England favorites prepared using sustainable ingredients from the area's many local farms.

Courtyard Andover Boston

The Courtyard Andover Boston is less than a mile off of Interstate 93. The spacious rooms are decorated with clean-lined, contemporary furniture, including an ergonomic work station and separate seating areas with armchairs. The suites include a sofa bed to accommodate families. The hotel has a business center, fitness center and convenience store. The Courtyard Cafe serves reasonably priced breakfasts. The hotel also is within close proximity of other restaurants, including Outback Steakhouse, Not Your Average Joe's and Burton's Grill. There is plenty of free parking for guests.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Andover

La Quinta Inn & Suites Andover is a half-mile off of Interstate 93, providing guests quick access to New Hampshire and Boston. The guest rooms provide standard queen or king beds, large desks and an armchair. Guests may request a room with a microwave or refrigerator. The hotel features an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and several meeting facilities. Amenities include wireless Internet, breakfast, daily newspaper and parking. The hotel also has laundry facilities and is pet friendly.

Staybridge Suites Boston-Andover

The suites at Staybridge Boston-Andover are equipped with full kitchens, couches, work spaces, wireless Internet, a living room, and one or two bedrooms. The all-suite hotel welcomes leisure and business travelers, including extended-stay guests and those relocating to the area. Guests can take advantage of the free laundry facilities, heated outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast and parking, fitness center and business center. Light food is served in the evening from Monday through Thursday.