Get an overview of this hotelBack Bay Boston hotel near Copley Place Mall


This smoke-free hotel is within 3 blocks of Boston Common, and upscale shopping at Copley Place Mall and Newbury Street. Short city block from Back Bay Train Station.


Hotel 140 is home of Lyric Stage Theatre and boasts world class dining as neighbors. Many museum tickets are discounted through the front desk. A relationship with Equinox provides discount passes to guests.


Many guestrooms at Hotel 140 feature flat-screen TVs with cable, phones with voice mail, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Coffee makers and refrigerators are standard in each room.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Understated exclusivity. In the shadow of the towering John Hancock building, Hotel 140 stands as a historic icon and beacon of warmth and hospitality. Constructed as the first YWCA in the country, Hotel 140 does not need flashy signs and waving banners. Travelers "in the know", know that the aged brass "140" over the door is the only sign needed to find comfortable rooms in the heart of Back Bay. They know they will find a lobby where an amalgam of tourists and locals alike enjoy complimentary coffee and scintillating conversation, and that the core and soul of the building is still based in philanthropy and a strong commitment to the community. Named for its desirable Clarendon Street location, Hotel 140 is a smart solution for travelers ranging from the collegiate crowd, to seasoned tourists, to the savvy business traveler.

This smoke-free Boston hotel is one block from Back Bay Train Station, Copley Square and Copley Place Mall. Upscale shopping on Newbury Street is three blocks away. The Museum of Fine Arts, the Freedom Trail, and the Hynes Convention Center are less than a mile from Hotel 140.

A business center, free wireless Internet access, fitness center, and laundry facilities are on site. A self-help concierge desk and express check-out are provided. Self parking (surcharge) is available in a garage one block past the Hotel on the right. A casual restaurant offers sandwiches, salads, breakfast and lunch to the local business crowd.

The best kept secret in Back Bay!

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 65 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Year Built 1929 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower only 

Where to Eat

Stuart Street Grill - Features a variety of menu items, including sandwiches, salads, and gourmet Ritazza coffee.

Nearby Things to Do

Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Stage Theatre Company, Boston Marathon, New England Patriots, Freedom Trail, World Class Dining.

Historians, Sports enthusiasts, Oenophiles and Foodies, Culture Junkies. Boston has something for EVERYONE and Hotel 140 is in the heart of it. Let us know what you would like to see and allow us to make your arrangements.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 28 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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