Financial District - Downtown - Boston Common

Boston Park Plaza

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A $100 million top-to-toe 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
  • An upscale fitness centre covers 20,000 square feet of the ground floor with cycling, yoga studios and dozens of machines

"Grand and obscenely chic" -- Boston Globe

87% (306 Member Ratings)

"Ambiance, location, service."
G constance
Jul 17, 2017
Manchester, NH, 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 monochromatic silver. There's a double-height lobby lounge and library, a 24-hour FedEx Office business centre and an upscale fitness centre, 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 with its big-brand stores or the performing arts centre. It's a good sign when your neighbour 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: 18.

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 17 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 $75 cleaning fee (subject to tax). Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: A facilities fee of $15 (subject to tax) per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee 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 the hotel's upscale fitness center
•Complimentary first ride at CYC (cycling) during the 12:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. class (Must contact CYC at 857.305.5671 or boston@cycfitness.com to confirm ride booking)
•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 $51.00 (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.

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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.

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.

87% Positive
(306 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers (part of Highgate & Starwood) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.8 Location
3.7 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.1 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Great location!!
Kurtis Jul 18, 2017 Bern, Switzerland
Enjoyed Most
Ambiance, location, service.
Other Comments
valet parking too expensive. Great service, but could be less costly.
G constance Jul 17, 2017 Manchester, NH, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location.
Other Comments
The "cozy queen" was so small I have had cruise ship rooms that were larger. There were bugs walking around the tiny shower. The room was noisy and when I opened the shade a window washer said "hello".
Donna Jun 29, 2017 North Andover, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
the location was excellent and Charles, at the door, the bellboy or valet was very nice and helpful.
Other Comments
there was almost no reception on our cellular phone and the hotel didn't have a business center. They use FEDEX and the computers at the FedEx store were out of service. The rooms were so small there was not room to unpack at all. We had to layout our clothing on top of the window sill.
Silvana Jul 05, 2017 Miami, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most
Late night dessert in the restaurant.
Lisa Jul 05, 2017 Barnstable, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Great location.
Other Comments
Room size, and bathroom size, way too small for an average adult male.
Janet Jul 16, 2017 Dedham, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Nice update. Great location. Easy checkout and check in.
Andrea Jun 27, 2017 New York, NY, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location
Carolina May 31, 2017 North bay village, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location
Other Comments
The room was really small, service was not fantastic for the type of the hotel, and it was extremely loud.
Xiao May 08, 2017 Redwood City, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location
Judith Jun 27, 2017 Portsmouth, NH, United States

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