Marlborough

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center

181 Boston Post Road, Marlborough 01752

508-460-0700

Located off Routes I-495 and I-90, we provide the ultimate customer
service, with 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Near shopping and golf, we are the perfect venue for your next meeting or social event.

Courtyard by Marriott/Marlborough

Courtyard by Marriott/Marlborough

75 Felton Street, Marlborough 01752

508-480-0015

In the heart of Central Massachusetts between Worcester and Boston, with easy access to routes I-495, 20, and I-90, you will find a variety of area attractions. Our modern, spacious guestrooms provide a tranquil retreat after a long day.

Embassy Suites Boston - Marlborough

Embassy Suites Boston - Marlborough

123 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough 01752

508-485-5900 

Stretch out in an all-suite, full-service hotel less than 45 minutes from Logan Airport and just off I-495. Enjoy a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and end the day with sizzling steaks and American favorites at Corcoran’s Restaurant.

Extended Stay America Marlborough

Extended Stay America Marlborough

19 Northborough Road East, Marlborough 01752

508-490-9911

Our recently renovated hotel is designed especially for longer stays with studio suite rooms featuring a fully-equipped kitchen…something you won’t find in a typical hotel.

Hampton Inn Marlborough

Hampton Inn Marlborough

277 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough 01752

508-787-9888 

Central to more than 30 businesses, our hotel invites guests in our rooms and suites to  savor free, hot breakfast in our dining room. Or, on weekdays, simply grab a free, healthy Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bag.

Hilton Garden Inn Marlborough

Hilton Garden Inn Marlborough

Opening in May 2016, the Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Marlborough is nestled in Forest Hills, close to many popular restaurants, shops and conveniences.  Complimentary shuttle service, all-day dining at BLVD Kitchen & Bar, room service and more.

Holiday Inn Marlborough

Holiday Inn Marlborough

265 Lakeside Avenue, Marlborough 01752

508-481-3000 

We are ideally situated in the heart of New England, just 28 miles from Boston. The four-story, 100% smoke-free Inn offers the finest facilities, the ultimate in comfort, and the best service, amounting to great value.

Quality Inn Express Marlborough

Quality Inn Express Marlborough

880 Donald Lynch Boulevard, Marlborough 01752

508-460-1000

The Quality Inn® is 15 minutes from Worcester and 45 minutes from Boston.

Residence Inn Boston Marlborough

Residence Inn Boston Marlborough

112 Donald Lynch Boulevard, Marlborough 01752

508-481-1500 

Marlborough’s newest hotel, we’ve perfected the extended-stay experience by combining the home comforts with a passion for making guests feel welcome. Our all-suite hotel is across from N.E. Sports Center and close to Solomon Pond Mall and Worcester.

Accommodations

Community Spotlight: Ashland

The Town of Ashland bustles year ‘round, but spring is an especially energetic season as the town’s cultural and business initiatives roll out.  Although primarily residential, the town integrates small businesses as well as cutting-edge tech corporations into its community initiatives.

 

New England History

Centuries ago, Ashland was a stopping point on a major Indian trail which later became known as the Bay Path, connecting Cambridge and Connecticut. It was here that a community of Natick Indians was established as the Village of Magunkaquog in about 1659. The town is also known as the site of Henry Warren's invention of the electric clock, later manufactured here under the Telechron name. Today, the high school’s teams are the Clockers.

 

Corner Spot

Indicative of the energetic business community emerging in this town, the Corner Spot was developed in early 2017--through individual donations—as a place for new businesses to debut for one to six weeks. Opening in June of 2017, this innovative example of community placemaking will offer a rotation of new enterprises, as well as a restful spot for simply hanging out.

 

Farmers Market

One of the region’s most robust farmers’ markets offers special themes—such as Dog Day --each Saturday morning (June 10-October 7) as well as live music, non-food vendors, and family activities in the park at 125 Front Street. On special weekends throughout the rest of the year, the Farmers Market pops up indoors to offer Pre-Thanksgiving and Mid-Winter Markets.

 

Special community events

Long a home to annual community events and festivals, such as Ashland Day in September, the town now offers more programming through Arts!Ashland Alliance. Through arts and culture programming, the group also works to cultivate the economic vitality of the community. Its signature event is the Dragon Fly Festival, held mid-August.  Other cultural offerings come from the Friends of the Ashland Library, which offers speakers and documentary film evenings.

 

Dining

Pockets of great cuisine are spread throughout this community of 18,000, including along Routes 126 and 135, as well as downtown sidestreets. The gourmet Oregon Club, a former speakeasy, is tucked among residences in east Ashland.  In downtown, Stone’s Public House (circa 1832) boasts a ghostly history and modern hearty pub fare. New Mexican and Asian eateries have debuted in recent years as well.

 

Recreation & Sports

To commemorate the site of the original Boston Marathon Start Line, Ashland now boasts Marathon Park., which is now the site of the start line of the semi-annual Marathon Park Prep, a half-marathon favored by runners eager to experience a large portion of the Boston Marathon’s April route.

There’s plenty of recreation for those inclined to relax. The 470-acre Ashland State Park offers swimming, picnic areas, boating, fishing, and hiking/biking trails. The Bay Circuit Trail connects Ashland to 34 other communities. The public schools’ new turf fields are the site of regional sports competitions.