Historic Charm Meets Modern Luxury


The Liberty Hotel, originally the Charles Street Jail, is a prime example of how history can be beautifully preserved while embracing modern luxury. Opened in 1851, the building served as a jail until 1990. After a full renovation, it reopened as a hotel in 2007, maintaining much of its original architecture, including the central rotunda and catwalks.

For couples who appreciate a venue with a story, the Liberty Hotel offers an incredible atmosphere. The historic stonework along with contemporary design elements creates a stunning backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Stunning Event Spaces


The Liberty Hotel boasts several unique event spaces to cater to different styles and sizes of weddings:

  • The Yard: This beautifully landscaped outdoor courtyard is perfect for an intimate ceremony or cocktail hour. Surrounded by ivy-covered walls and seasonal flowers, The Yard provides a serene and picturesque setting.
  • The Liberty Ballroom: For larger celebrations, the Liberty Ballroom offers a grand space with high ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and ample room for dining and dancing. The ballroom can be customized to reflect the couple's vision, ensuring a personalized experience.
  • Catwalks: For a more unconventional setting, the hotel’s historic catwalks provide a dramatic space for a cocktail reception or unique photo opportunities. The elevated walkways offer stunning views of the rotunda and the hotel lobby below.


Ideal Location and a Memorable Experience


Located in the charming Beacon Hill neighborhood, the Liberty Hotel offers easy access to some of Boston's most iconic landmarks. You can explore the nearby Boston Common, stroll along the Charles River Esplanade making for a great variety of photo locations for you and your partner. The hotel's central location also makes it convenient for out-of-town guests, with plenty of accommodation options and transportation nearby.


A wedding at the Liberty Hotel is more than just an event, it’s an experience. The combination of historic charm, luxurious amenities, and exceptional service ensures that every wedding is unforgettable. Couples and their guests will be talking about the beautiful setting, delicious food, and the amazing party for years to come.