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Taj Boston

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A top location: the intersection where the high-end shopping of Newbury Street meets the Boston Public Garden
  • Traditional elegance and great staff -- expect turndown service and, in suites, fireplace butlers
  • Standard rooms are nearly twice the size of the Boston average, with L'Occitane toiletries

"Old-school elegant ... with glorious views" -- Fodor's
89%
Enjoyed This
(115 Member Ratings)
"opulent beautiful hotel with spotless lovely room"
Robert
Jan 04, 2018
Boca RatonCA RATON, FL, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is one block north of a Green Line train station, which connects with other lines within one or two stops to reach Amtrak stations or the train to the airport. A taxi from the airport takes about 30 minutes and costs about US$30.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

It never hurts to follow in the Ritz's footsteps, and when Taj took over this hotel from the Ritz, it inherited a top location and graceful bone structure. The look is classic upscale: heavy drapery; traditional furnishings; gold, brass and marble accents. Not too trendy, with plenty of space: The standard room is nearly twice the size of the Boston average, and suites are huge.

All suites also come with wood-burning fireplaces, complete with a fireplace butler. Fodor's selected the hotel's afternoon tea service as one of Boston's best.

Guests consistently praise the accommodating and friendly staff as well as the neighbourhood. Right across the street is the Boston Public Garden, and the Boston Common is within a five-minute amble. The hotel is at the end of Newbury Street, lined with some of the city's swankiest shops.

  • "In true blue-blood fashion, the décor is upscale, but not flashy, with richly textured wall fabrics and tasselled drapes in a palette of beige, gold, rose and blue" -- Forbes Travel Guide
  • "An excellent luxury pick" -- Oyster

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Mini bar
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • 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.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 12 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Cribs/pack 'n plays available on request, free of charge for one child under age 2. Extra bed available on request and in King Suites only: $30 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: US$100 (plus tax, per stay).
Maximum weight of 40 pounds.

Fees: A resort/facility fee of US$30 (plus tax, per night) will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

The Facility Fee includes wifi, local/long distance calls (North America), press reader, fitness center, business center, morning coffee in the lobby, turndown, and shoe shine.

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: The hotel offers Valet Parking Fee for $53.00 (subject to tax), per day. 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.

Extra Person Fee Information:

After the 3rd occupant there is a fee of $25 for each additional adult over 2

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available 24 hours

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

89%
Enjoyed This
(115 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Taj Boston over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
opulent beautiful hotel with spotless lovely room
Other Comments
Restaurant was delicious, enjoyed the bar, love to go back at the price we got on vacation zoo
Robert Jan 04, 2018 Boca RatonCA RATON, FL, USA
Other Comments
Room was freezing cold. Staff never addressed the issues.
Kaitlyn Jan 01, 2018 New York, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location, elegance, location
Ken Jan 01, 2018 Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Having a wood burning fireplace in our room!
Other Comments
Excellent, food, service, and atmosphere!
Linda Dec 29, 2017 Gardner, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The fireplace was the main selling point for me. The room was simple and nothing special.
Ashley Dec 26, 2017 Stoughton, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location can’t be beat! The rom was nice. Staff were pleasant and efficient. The only negative was the Cafe. The prices are ridiculous.
Laurie Dec 25, 2017 Newport, RI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Classy place, love the Taj bar.
Brian Dec 24, 2017 Danvers, MA, USA
Other Comments
I, Michael, booked the room for my wife, Dorothy. Upon her arrival they would not let her check in without an enormous hassle. They were unfriendly and unresponsive to her concerns even though she had the booking print out from Travelzoo. It was eventually resolved but the stay at the Taj had been irrevocably ruined. Won't consider them again.
Michael Dec 22, 2017 Guilford, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
location
Brian Dec 19, 2017 Lynn, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location and service
Kenneth Dec 18, 2017 Carver, MA, USA

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