Financial District - Downtown - Boston Common, Boston

Boston Park Plaza

Ryan Haase
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Why We Love It

  • A $100 million top-to-bottom renovation and restoration of a 1920s landmark
  • About a five-minute walk from Boston Common and Newbury Street shopping
  • Modern rooms have smart TVs and sleek, subway-tiled bathrooms, though space is sometimes tight
  • The clubby David Barton Gym covers 20,000 square feet of the ground floor with cycling and yoga studios and dozens of machines

"Grand and obscenely chic" -- Boston Globe

86% (214 Member Ratings)

"i love the remodel looks amazing."
susan
Jan 09, 2017
scituate, RI, United States

Map & Directions

A taxi from Logan airport takes about 10 minutes in good traffic. Or take the Blue Line of the T to Government Center and change to the Green Line, a journey that takes about 20 minutes. The Back Bay Amtrak station is about 10 minutes away on foot.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Approaching a century of hosting guests like Katharine Hepburn and Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Boston Park Plaza used $100 million to refurbish and renovate every square inch of itself in 2016. The result is modern and refined in silvery monochromatics. There's a double-height lobby lounge and library, a 24-hour FedEx Office business center and a full-size outpost of David Barton Gym, which offers oodles of classes and thousands of square feet of fitness equipment in a clubby, moody space.

It's a pretty prime spot for sightseeing. Guests can stroll about five minutes to the southern edge of Boston Common or head five minutes in the other direction to reach Newbury Street and its big-brand stores or the performing arts center. It's a good sign when your neighbor is the Four Seasons, and even better when you're paying a fraction of that price.

It's a historic building, meaning some rooms can have quirky layouts and compact proportions, but the finishes are all high-end, including smart TVs that connect to phones for streaming, new custom-made mattresses and clean-lined bathrooms of porcelain and granite.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

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

Parking

  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • 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.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check-in: 21.

A nightly incidental hold of $75 (subject to tax) applies and will be placed on the credit card presented upon check-in. Any unused portion of the hold will be released upon check-out and, based on your bank or financial institution, could take 7-14 days for the funds to be completely released. The incidental hold amount is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to age 20 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request (and based on availability), free of charge for one child up to age 3. Extra beds are available on request, free of charge. 

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, and will be charged one time non-refundable $50 cleaning fee (subject to tax). Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: A resort fee of $15 (subject to tax) per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes includes:
•Unlimited streaming quality high-speed wireless internet (in your guestroom) for up to six devices
•Unlimited local and domestic long distance calls (within the USA)
•Complimentary airline boarding pass printing at our FedEx Business Center - 24/7
•Unlimited access to digital news and magazines via PressReader
•ChromeCast streaming for personalized entertainment in the comfort of your guestroom
•Complimentary access to upscale David Barton Gym fitness center
•20% off any David Barton Gym personal training sessions: http://www.davidbartongym.com
•Complimentary first ride at CYC (cycling) during the 12:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. class
•20% off any future ride purchases at CYC
•Quick and easy e-checkout via the guestroom TV
•Complimentary luggage storage
•Complimentary notary services upon request, Monday - Friday

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.

Additional details: A Valet Parking Fee of $48.00 (subject to tax), per day applies and includes in and out privileges. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.
Off-property public car parking is also available.

Have a Question?

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/ or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

214 Member Reviews
(86% Positive)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers (part of Highgate & Starwood) over the past 15 months.
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Enjoyed Most: the bar
Andrew Jan 15, 2017 Winooski, VT, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location
Craig Jan 14, 2017 Hampton, NH, United States
Enjoyed Most: i love the remodel looks amazing.
susan Jan 09, 2017 scituate, RI, United States
Enjoyed Most: The location and ability to move easily about the city
Patrick Jan 09, 2017 Plymouth, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Cocktail lounge, and its staff. We were there New Year's Eve.
Other Comments: Our room was on the small side. Very clean, nicely furnished. Bathroom very small. Very disappointed that there was no refrigerator or closet for our coats/clothes.
carol Jan 07, 2017 wilmington, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location
Brigitte Jan 05, 2017 Candiac, QC, Canada
Enjoyed Most: location
Other Comments: TZoo needs to be a lot more transparent about "fully loaded" room prices AT THE TIME OF BOOKING - NOT JUST IN THE CONFIRMATION. I booked at 139.00 but with all taxes and fees it came to 227.25 per night.
Roger Jan 04, 2017 Kanata, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most: Excellent location for taking in First Night acrivities
Katherine Jan 03, 2017 attleboro, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most: location
Wayne Jan 03, 2017 nashua, NH, United States
Enjoyed Most: We booked a suite. The room was fairly large and had a tremendous view of the city.
Other Comments: We stayed on New Year's Eve. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. My only "complaint" is that check-in took 25 minutes. Given the length of the line, they were moving as quickly as possible and they did feed us free pizza while we waited!
Veronica Jan 03, 2017 Westford, MA, United States

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