About the hotel
Deluxe Class Historical Hotel. This hotel first opened its doors in 1927 and is a classic property in Boston. Located at the corner of the fashionable Arlington and Newbury streets the hotel overlooks the charming Public Garden acclaimed for its lagoon used for swan boat rides and ice-skating. Three miles from Logan International Airport and close to major highways and railroad stations. Surrounded by art galleries, boutiques and restaurants, the hotel is in the heart of Boston. The hotel is also close to the Theatre District, historic sites and shopping at Copley Place and the Hynes Convention Center.
There are 273 guestrooms, including 43 executive and garden view suites. Each room features plush linens, feather duvets, crystal chandeliers and windows that open to views of Boston. All suites have wood-burning fireplaces and a smart townhouse ambience. A Fireplace Butler assists guests in selecting the right wood for the perfect fire. The hotel offers smoking and non-smoking floors.
The property offers guests the chance to enjoy everything from Afternoon Tea to cocktails to innovative cuisine. The Bar: A celebrated social setting with a club-like atmosphere, glowing fireplace and wall of windows overlooking the Public Garden, noted for its martinis, classic cocktails and light-dining menu. The Cafe: The perfect spot for breakfasts, luncheons and fine dining before or after the theater. The Café has a wall of windows overlooking fashionable Newbury Street. The Lounge: Ideal for traditional Afternoon Tea or for relaxing with a glass of port or champagne.
A landmark 1927 building at the corner of fashionable Newbury Street and the picturesque Public Garden, the stately exterior is a Beaux Arts neo-classic architectural style.
The elegant lobby with marble floors, custom-designed carpets, classic décor, paintings, antiques, original ceiling lighting fixtures, rich club-like wood paneling and ornate gilded mirror is enhanced with fresh floral arrangements.
The hotel offers guests accommodations, dining experiences, recreational activities and business facilities. The hotel has 273 guestrooms, including 45 exquisitely designed suites, some with wood-burning fireplaces. Windows open to views of the Public Garden and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. The Dining Room, embellished with cobalt blue and crystal chandeliers, has served culinary classics for over 79 years. The hotel has a Fitness Center. (12/07:JB)