Back Bay

Copley Square Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Idyllic location in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, just four blocks from Newbury Street
  • Historic charm without sacrificing modern amenities
  • Evening wine rececption, free Wi-Fi and nightly turndown service
  • Vibrant nightlife at the hotel's Storyville bar, a former speakeasy of the Prohibition era

"The location is ideal" -- Gayot
Enjoyed This
(16 Member Ratings)
"Location Friendly helpful staff"
Feb 24, 2018
Waltham, MA, USA

Map & Directions

The Copley Square Hotel is a 20-minute drive from Logan Airport, costing about $35 in cab fare. The hotel can also be accessed through the Logan Express Back Bay bus for $5 or the Boston T by taking the blue line to the orange line to Back Bay Station and walking five minutes to the hotel. Valet parking is available for $49 per night.

Rooms & Rates

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The second-oldest continuously running hotel in America, the AAA 4-Diamond Copley Square Hotel is ideally situated in Boston's Back Bay and designed with modish light fixtures and furnishings, reminiscent of the trendy shops and restaurants nearby.

Well designed with contemporary touches and notably comfortable beds, the guestrooms and baths may be compact but are so "clean and streamlined that you just might overlook the fact that" (Fodor's). With a convenient Back Bay location, the hotel is ideal for dropping off your bags and head out sightseeing, or lingering just a bit to use the free Wi-Fi to plan outings. Daily complimentary perks include bottled water, granola bars and jogging maps for early risers and an evening "Wine Down" reception.

Once frequented by legends such as Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, the hotel's former speakeasy has reopened as the popular nightclub Storyville. The music doesn't overwhelm the rest of the hotel, but can be a scene out front at night. There's also a cocktail bar and a full restaurant with a sporting theme.

The hotel is four blocks from the shopping of Newbury Street and a 10-minute walk to Boston Common and the Freedom Trail. The Boston T orange and green lines are just a five-minute walk from the hotel.

From the press:
  • “The old-meets-new vibe is fun, and the neighborhood couldn't be livelier” -- Fodor's
  • “It’s hard to argue with the hotel’s prime location” --



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom Bathrobes available upon request

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to the age of 17 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Crib available on request, free of charge for children up to the age of 2 (must fit in crib). Extra bed available on request for children up to 17 and adults in the Deluxe King room only: $25 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets (under 90lbs / maximum of 2 per room) are allowed on request and will be charged a nonrefundable fee of $60 per stay per pet (owners must sign a liability agreement).

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Enjoyed This
(16 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Copley Square Hotel, Boston (MA) (part of Gemstone) over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
5.0 Location
4.2 Rooms
5.0 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Location Friendly helpful staff
Donna Feb 24, 2018 Waltham, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Very comfortable king bed and quiet room regarding traffic noise (though the ventilation system was noisy). Free wine bar at happy hour.
Judy and Gary Feb 09, 2018 Exeter, NH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Everything. The building, wine happy hour, staff, etc
Andrea Jun 05, 2017 West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Excellent service--the woman who checked me in made me a cup of tea, just because I asked abour tea in the morning.
Other Comments
I love the swanky decor, but rooms are a bit small compared to neighboring/ comparable hotels.
Antoinette Jan 29, 2018 Bronx County, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
The friendly staff and cute boutique vibe was refreshing in comparison to the stuffy conference hotels nearby. They have complementary wine 5-6pm each day and complementary coffee in the morning.
Other Comments
The room service and room amenities could be improved. If you want alcohol, you need to go down to the attached bar downstairs and the dessert options are VERY limited.
Lauren Sep 11, 2017 San Francisco, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location, bed and shower.
Other Comments
Parking too pricey!
Jessica Dec 04, 2017 West Barnstable, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
location rooms was small but nice
Darren Feb 20, 2017 East Quogue, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
The room itself was great...especially with free upgrade to a king room. The neighborhood was bars and restaurants a couple blocks away. Great proximity to Downtown Boston.
Other Comments
Only complaint is that there's a night club (which I knew about) beneath the hotel. We could hear the pumping bass from the music in our room on the 2nd floor.
Chris Feb 21, 2017 Old Westbury, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location was amazing!
Other Comments
The room was small, but they made great use of the space. Great price for the room and location.
Catherine Jan 03, 2017 Everett, WA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location! (Luke's Lobster House is across the street. That's rough.) Booked on Travelzoon for such a low price we stayed 2 nights for the piece of 1. Lovely bar off the lobby. Historic AND modern. Valets were very friendly and knew the area well.
Becky Apr 07, 2017 Colebrook, NH, USA

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