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Boston's Public Garden, adjacent to Newbury Street

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

Near shops, theaters

Facing the Public Garden and adjacent to Newbury Street boutiques, this historic hotel was built in 1927, and is 1 block from Boston Common and 2 blocks from the theater district.

High style

The Taj Boston hotel features an afternoon tea in The Lounge, which showcases 19th-century art and antiques.

Deluxe guestrooms

The 273 large guestrooms at this Boston hotel offer high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary bottled water, bathrobes and slippers, pay movies, and CD players.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Boston hotel upholds the Taj trademark commitment to attentive personal service in elegant surroundings. A 3,000-square-foot fitness center offers a range of cardiovascular and weight training equipment.

The Taj Boston hotel offers a special functions area, including private dining salons, ballrooms, and a wine cellar. Available in summer, the roof on the hotel's 17th floor has views of the Public Garden, Boston Common, and Financial District. The hotel offers valet parking (surcharge) and complimentary car service to the Financial District. A Chanel boutique can be accessed from the hotel lobby.

Taj Boston is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built 1927
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 273
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Arabic

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Taj Boston offers 273 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Boston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies

Where to Eat

The Café - A wall of windows with panoramic views of Newbury Street creates a lively backdrop for power breakfasts, animated lunches, and pre- or post-theater dining on such traditional American favorites as chicken pot pie, lobster salad, and clam chowder. Open daily for breakfast and lunch; dinner Sunday through Thursday. Collared shirts and slacks required for men during the day; jackets suggested for evenings.

The Bar - This well-known spot for cocktails opened in the 1930s to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition. Thie bar features club-like décor, fireplace, and Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Public Garden. Open for light dining service Monday through Saturday.

The French Room - The hotel's spacious drawing room, with windows overlooking Newbury Street, is an ideal setting for afternoon tea, glass of port, and champagne. Tea offered Saturday and Sunday during two seatings, with music by a violinist. Special teas for children are offered during the holidays, including a Nutcracker Tea and a Teddy Bear Tea. Reservations are required.

Room service is available (24 hours).

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel features a 3,000-square-foot fitness center on the 4th floor, with a range of weight and cardiovascular equipment, including treadmills with private televisions. Shelves are stocked with complimentary headphones, towels, water, and fruit.

Two blocks away is a jogging path along the banks of the Charles River with views of Boston and Cambridge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 114.50 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 34.34 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 53.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 114.50 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Boston Taj
  • Taj Boston
  • Taj Boston Hotel
  • Taj Hotel Boston
  • Boston Taj Hotel
  • Taj Boston Hotel Boston
  • Taj Hotel

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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