Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Baltimore

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Baltimore as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.

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What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Baltimore?

Baltimore is one of the most important cities in Maryland with a rich heritage as a major seaport. The city is the home to upscale shops, crab shacks and has key tourist attractions such as USS Constellation and the National Aquarium. Some of the best neighborhoods in Baltimore are:

Canton is an extremely stylish neighborhood that is home to several local pubs, bars, and specialty shops. The neighborhood also hosts several summer concerts, wine festivals, and activities for families. The neighborhood accommodates a wide range of brick rowhouses and formstone.

Fell’s Point
Fell’s Point is an upstate neighborhood in the city renowned for its waterfront views, live music, and its numerous taverns and pubs. This area offers everything from old saloons to specialty ice cream shops and has streets paved of cobblestone. The neighborhood hosts numerous fun activities and festivals for families all around the year.

Federal Hill
Federal Hill is renowned for its fantastic views and creative eateries of the Baltimore Inner Harbor. The homes are made of brick, the sidewalks cobblestone. There are wide array of local restaurants, shops, and bars.

Hampden is a neighborhood located in the northern part of the city. The neighborhood is filled with art and houses many bars, pubs, specialty shops, and a variety of wine for those who love to chill all night. The area is full of bonhomie and locals are familiar with one another and there are often many street festivals down the 36th Street Avenue.

Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon is a neighborhood serving as the cultural and historic focal point of the city being home to key establishments, including the George Peabody Library, the Washington Monument, and the Walters Art Museum.

Also check out our guide about the best areas to stay in Baltimore.

How much does it cost to stay in a Baltimore hotel?

If you're looking to stay in a 3-star hotel in Baltimore then you would have to pay around $130 a night. For a 4-star Baltimore hotel you would have to pay approximately $190 per night. Luxury or 5-star hotels in Baltimore charge on average $425 per night.

What is the best luxury hotel in Baltimore?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Baltimore, then go for The Ivy Hotel. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Baltimore, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.

What is the best budget hotel in Baltimore?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Baltimore, then try Hampton Inn Baltimore Bayview. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Baltimore.

What is the best Bed & Breakfast in Baltimore?

Looking for a cozy place to stay in Baltimore that serves you handmade and fresh breakfast in the morning? Go and check out Bed & Breakfast Inn at 2920. The B&B has been recommended by well-known travel experts and recent guests have given it top ratings.

Which Baltimore hotel offers the best views of the city?

If you're looking for a room with a view, then try the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel, it offers some amazing views of Baltimore.

What are the best things to do in Baltimore?

Inner Harbor Sunset Sail. Get views of a sunset over Baltimore's Inner Harbor on this evening sunset cruise. Snap photos of your loved ones against the backdrop of the sun sinking below the horizon and relax on board the boat. Price: $55.

Baltimore: 15-Minute Helicopter Tour. Experience the aerial beauty of downtown Baltimore on a 15-minute journey through the skies with spectacular views of the Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and many other iconic monuments. Price: $149.

Baltimore Indoor Skydiving Experience with 2 Flights. Experience the buzz of skydiving by taking part in a Baltimore Indoor Skydiving experience. You won’t have to worry if you’re a first-time skydiver, as an experienced flight instructor will go through specialized training with you. Price: $72.

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About Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the state of Maryland in the United States. The city is also ranked the 30th most populous city in the whole of the country. The city was established by the constitution of Maryland which creates Baltimore as an independent city that is not part of any county. Baltimore is also the largest independent city in the US that contains both affordable hotels and even top luxury hotels for its visitors.

Baltimore has been nicknamed a “city of neighborhoods” as a result of numerous numbering into hundreds, of identified districts in the city. Baltimore is popularly regarded as the home of The Star-Spangled Banner due to the fact that it was written by Francis Scott Key in the city during the War of 1812.

Baltimore is also popular in the US for having the highest number of monuments per capita than any other city in the entire country, making it a city of monuments. Almost a third of the buildings in the city are designated as historic in the National Register, which is of course more than any other city in the United States.

Visitors can stroll along the Inner Harbor and make their way towards the Baltimore Museum of Art. Here art appreciation takes on a new meaning as the museum contains impressionist paintings from famous painters such as Cezanne, Picasso, and Matisse. If admiring art isn’t your cup of tea, head to Oriole Park at Camden Yards for a baseball game.

For first-time visitors in the city of Baltimore, it is advisable that you visit the aforementioned places of interest to get the full experience. You can find the best hotel deals in Baltimore, which contain affordable options too.

If you like our list of recommended hotels in Baltimore, then you should also check out our selection of best hotels in Atlanta or the best hotels in Philadelphia.

Also, check out our other articles about Baltimore:
Where to stay in Baltimore
Best luxury hotels in Baltimore
Best cheap hotels in Baltimore