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Get an overview of this hotelBoston's Public Garden, adjacent to Newbury Street

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 video games, and CD players.

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. All public areas of the hotel are smoke-free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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.

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


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

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per stay.
  • 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Pets allowed (no fees)


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 21 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49 per night
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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