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Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

  • 50 Park Plaza at Arlington St. Map It
  • Back Bay
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  • Handful of restaurants and bars on the premises
  • Helpful concierge
  • Adjacent to an Exhale spa


  • Rooms are cramped
  • Bathrooms are small
  • Not for hip modernists

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

One of Boston's best locations, this antiques-laden hotel is ideal for those looking for old-world charm. To keep up with the incoming rush of ultracool, ultramodern hotels, the Park Plaza rooms include pillowtop mattresses and plasma TVs. There's also a trendy rooftop organic herb garden and an energy-efficient infrastructure, new HVAC throughout. (that cost more than $500,000). But make no mistake—it didn't sell its soul. The old-school, 1927 building is just as historically grand as ever, as evidenced in its gilded, chandelier-lighted lobby and classically decorated rooms. As at most vintage city hotels, the rooms are rather diminutive; the bathrooms, even more so (except on the 15th-floor concierge level). Don't miss the decadent dessert shop Finale.

Hotel Information


50 Park Plaza at Arlington St., Boston, Massachusetts, 02116, United States

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617-426–2000; 800-225–2008

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 941 rooms, 39 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 05/21/2015

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