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Boston Park Plaza

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • An impressive past guest list includes former U.S. Presidents and celebs like Katherine Hepburn and Judy Garland
  • It's only five minutes walking to Boston Common as well as boutique shopping on Newbury Street; Fenway Park is just three T-stops away
  • There's a 20,000-square-foot fitness center on site, where guest can sign up for group and personal training sessions

92%
"Excellent experience due to a well trained staff. A little to costly on o. The bar, lunch, and dinner side of things. The room price was good for the quality and location of the hotel."
Edward
13 Jan, 2020 - Wyandotte, MI, USA
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Rooms & Rates

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Overview

The Boston Park Plaza is undeniably grand in more ways than one: With 1,060 rooms, it's one of the largest hotels in Beantown. It was also built in 1927 and still boasts a soaring art deco-style lobby with gilded ceilings and a dramatic black and white color palette. Add to that its prime real estate between Back Bay and Boston Common, and it's easy to understand why the Park Plaza has been a favorite of the city's who's-who for nearly a century — you might even spot Mark Wahlberg in the steakhouse just off the lobby.

Guest rooms weave the hotel's historic accents — think original crown molding — with modern amenities like Google ChromeCast, plush upholstered headboards, black-out shades and "massive closets" (The Telegraph). For extra space, we recommend upgrading to a Deluxe or Superior room — they start at 280 square feet. Suites come with separate living and bedroom areas.

On-site dining ranges from pub food at M.J. O'Connor's Irish bar to an impressive selection of steaks, seafood and oysters on the half-shell at STRIP by Strega Steakhouse. There's also a Starbucks in the lobby, which opens at 5:30 a.m. daily — especially handy if you need to fuel up before an early flight.

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

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • 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

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Extra bed available upon request: US$30 plus tax, per stay.
Cot available upon request, free of charge, for children 3 or under.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$25 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request.
A non-refundable cleaning fee of US$75 plus tax, per stay will be charged upon arrival.

Fees: A US$75 plus tax, per night incidental hold will be placed on the debit/credit card provided at check-in.
Car park fee: US$40 plus tax per day.
Valet service fee: US$58 plus tax per day.
A resort/facility fee of US$25 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

The resort/ facility fee includes:

  • Unlimited, streaming quality, high-speed wifi in guestrooms (for up to 6 devices)
  • Unlimited local and domestic long distance phone calls (North America)
  • Unlimited access to digital news and magazines via PressReader
  • ChromeCast streaming for personalized entertainment in each guestroom
  • Access to state-of-the-art 20,000 square-feet Fitness Center
  • Quick and easy e-checkout via the guestroom TV
  • Boarding pass printing at the FedEx Business Center
  • Notary services upon request, Monday-Friday
Self-parking does not include in and out privileges.
Valet parking includes in and out privilege

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 Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

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

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

92%
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(285 Member Ratings)
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
4.0 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Location was great; staff was friendly
Other Comments
The room while large was a little dated and had no option to store clothes such as a dresser or drawers. They charge 22 a day for a facility fee of internet and so forth but for example to watch Netflix you needed to stream from your own account and phone.
Victoria 22 Jan, 2020 Brooklyn, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Excellent experience due to a well trained staff. A little to costly on o. The bar, lunch, and dinner side of things. The room price was good for the quality and location of the hotel.
Edward 13 Jan, 2020 Wyandotte, MI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great location. Great front desk and bellman
mark 10 Jan, 2020 CAPE ELIZ, ME, USA
Enjoyed Most
There for a wedding which was great. Nice renovation of the hotel but customer service is lacking. Facility fee charge is excessive for the little one gets.
Debra 04 Jan, 2020 Greenwich, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
Only criticism is no morning coffee stations available in the morning. Given only two coffee pods in the room for two people
Other Comments
Location is stupendous. 13 minute walk to all venues we attended... 2 minute walk to Boston Common. Great hotel for family for Mew Year Eves festivities!!
Cindy 02 Jan, 2020 Shirley Center, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
This was my 10th stay at this hotel. I enjoy it every time. Excellent service always. The location is also superb.
Nelly 01 Jan, 2020 Cornish, NH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Hotel was nice, location better. We have stayed here over the years. Our room was a smaller deluxe. Since we are a older couple we thought it was strange that the bathroom tub/shower did not have a safety bar and only one light on the side of the bed and only one bed table.
David 30 Dec, 2019 Hyannis, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Everybody was super friendly. The maids all said hello as we passed them in the hall. The older gentlemen who helped me with my bags to my room was kind and professional even though I ran out of tip money. I said I’d bring more down when my husband got there and he seemed touched and thanked me but said it was ok and not to worry. He handled it graciously. I wish I’d caught his name. The travelzoo deal is why we stayed there. It was great!
dale 30 Dec, 2019 PortlandPortland, ME, USA
Enjoyed Most
The hotel is grand and historical; staff very pleasant. Parking across the street is $40 overnight, small rooms and could hear noises from outside, hallway, above and beside us, they offer water at check in, why not just put a few bottles in the room. Comfortable beds and they have 12:30 check out.
christine 29 Dec, 2019 Nashua, NH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Love the great travelzoo specials
Other Comments
Have visited park plaza for 45 years
Pattee 26 Dec, 2019 TruroTruro, MA, USA

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