Super shoppers will love the Westin Copley Place, which is directly connected via covered skywalk to Copley Place shopping center, a high-end mall with designer duds from Tory Burch and Christian Louboutin, and bigger department stores like Neiman Marcus and Barney's New York. For stunning views of the city, snag a top-floor room in the 36-floor hotel, which has plenty of business-related travelers who are headed next door to the Hynes Convention Center.
The spacious guest rooms are a blend of beiges, dark greens, and blues, and feature heavenly beds.
YOU SHOULD KNOW Wi-fi is only free in rooms if you are a Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) member.
All rooms have bathtubs and rainfall shower heads.
Because of the hotel's location in the Copley Place complex, the lobby definitely exudes a big and busy feeling. Businesspeople mix with busy families in the large sitting area next to a fireplace.
Grettacole Spa and Salon is open 7 days a week.
The Westin WORKOUT Fitness Studio allows guests to pop in at any time to use cardio machines, free weights, or If you forget your workout clothes, don't worry: for a small fee, the hotel will lend you some. They also have Peloton bikes, where you can stream live rides daily.
YOU SHOULD KNOW In the warmer months, the hotel offers guided running tours.
There are several different dining options at the Westin, including Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse, Shabumaru, a Japanese hot pot restaurant, and The Huntington Boston, a breakfast restaurant. There's also a small cafe to pick up grab-and-go fare.
If you need your fuel from Starbucks in the morning, you're in luck: the lobby cafe sells Starbucks coffee.
Bar 10 is the hotel's quiet cocktail lounge.
The Westin's Copley Square location is one of its best features, putting guests in the middle of everything. You can hop on the MBTA Green Line at the Copley or Prudential station, but guests love to the opportunity to walk to main attractions.
5 minute walk from Lolita Back Bay
15 minute walk from Grill 23
5 minute walk from Whiskey's and the Pour House
WHY WE LIKE IT
If you're into shopping, the Westin's location in the Copley Place mall and just a few minutes to Newbury Street can't be beat. Please note: Only pets under 40 lbs are allowed.