The Courtyard by Marriott Boston-South Boston is located in the Dorchester neighborhood, an area of Boston near a subway station and bus stop. There are two queen beds per room, a mini fridge, coffee maker/kettle and free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. A newly renovated fitness center houses the latest, highly developed and sophisticated equipment, with 24-hour access for guests of the property. The hotel is less than 2.5 miles from the Boston Convention Center ( BCEC) and the finish of the marathon. Andrew Square underground station is within walking distance and 3 stops from the city centre. The hotel is located on Southbay Plaza, with 8 restaurants, cinema and shops.