$247 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 24, 2014 Check-out: Aug 26, 2014

Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

4 stars
120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
125 reviews
Great Location and Great Staff!

The Colonnade was wonderful! The staff was exceptional, from check-in, room service and car... See full review

  • Chris Mc.
  • Jul 12, 2014
Great Hotel Choice in Boston

I booked the Colonnade hotel with my two sisters for a girls day and night out in Boston. I have... See full review

  • Love2Travel109
  • Jun 14, 2014
Modern and hip Back Bay boutique hotel near Boston attractions

Following a top-to-bottom $25 million makeover, the Colonnade sparkles with sleek design and pulsates with a hip vibe. The hotel's prime Back Bay location creates a sublime setting for any business or leisure traveler as it sits across from Hynes Convention Center and steps from shopping at Copley Place and Newberry Street. Sun-goers and foodies alike flock to Boston's only rooftop pool and the chic French bistro Brasserie Jo.

Highlights
  • Prime Back Bay location with recent $25 million dollar renovation
  • Boston's only hotel rooftop pool
  • Authentic French cuisine at Brasserie Jo
  • VIPet Program, including dog walking (fees apply), fluffy beds and treats
  • Wi-Fi throughout hotel (fees apply, but free to loyalty members)
Rooms

Sleek, modern and chic with blond wood, chocolate accents and floor-to-ceiling windows that actually open, Colonnade's 285 rooms provide exceptional comfort. Each room features plush Sealy pillow-top mattresses with deluxe bedding, 37-inch flat-panel TV, Keurig gourmet coffee maker and Sharper Image Sound Soother alarm clock with iPod dock. In lieu of a traditional desk, rooms feature a dining-style table. Bathrooms comprise marble vanities, rain showers and Gilchrist and Soames bath products. And don't forget the rubber duck, a Colonnade trademark.

At least one adult 21 years or older must be registered at each room.

 

Features

Centrally located in the Back Bay, the modern and exquisitely decorated Colonnade truly welcomes the most discerning travelers. The sleek lobby acts as a welcome respite from the bustling city with warm hues and pleasant energy. Brasserie Jo, a contemporary French bistro from acclaimed chef Jean Joho, dismisses the stodgy hotel restaurant reputation, while the Roof Top Pool hops both day and night (in season). Guests can work up a sweat in the 1,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness center with expansive views of Boston's South End. Feel free to bring your pets--the hotel has one of the most welcoming pet policies around.

Transportation
  • Hynes Convention Center (across street)
  • Nearest Subway: Green Line Prudential Center stop (across street)
  • Logan International Airport (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
Attractions
  • Newberry Street (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • Boston Common (.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Chinatown (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Harvard Square (2.1 mi/3.3 km)
Business
  • 15 meeting rooms
  • 13,000 square feet of functional meeting space
  • 24-hour full-service business center
Policies and fees
  • Parking is available at $42.00 per night.
  • At least one adult 21 years or older must be registered at each room.
  • The roof top pool is open to hotel guests on Saturdays and Sundays, 8 AM to 10 PM, and to the public from 5 PM to 10 PM. On Mondays to Fridays, the roof top pool is open from 8 AM to 5 PM ($40 USD per person).
  • The pool may be closed to the public and to hotel guests when rented for private use. 

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay Rooms

Premier Luxe Rooms
Premier Luxe rooms have either King or 2 Double beds and are located on higher floors, with 370 SQF and floor-to-ceiling windows that open. A beautiful and unobstructed view of Bostons Skyline is another amenity these rooms provide. Contemporary furnishings, with warm earth tones, exemplify a sophisticated, residential design. A plush pillow top mattress, especially designed for The Colonnade Hotel, supported by luxurious down comforters and linens, invites you to a great nights sleep. In addition, 37 LCD High Definition TV's, DVD players, I-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, are available in every guestroom. Also, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, plush bathrobes, full-size hair dryers and shaving mirrors, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea brewers and mini-bar are some of the exceptional amenities we provide for your comfort.
Parlor Suites
Our Parlor Suites have either King or 2 Double beds and are approximately 700 SQF with a separate living room and dining area that provides privacy for entertaining or business meetings along with a separate full size bathroom. Contemporary furnishings with warm earth tones add to the Boston sophisticated residential feel. With floor to ceiling windows that open, each living area features expansive city views. The bedroom offers a king size bed with plush pillow top mattress, luxurious down comforters and linens while each room features 37" LCD High Definition TV's, DVD players, i-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, mini-bar, plush robes, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea makers, full size hair dryers and shaving mirrors. This parlor area has a full size sofa bed.
Luxury Suites
Chic Luxury Suites with either King or 2 Double beds featuring expansive floor to ceiling views of Boston. 9 Here you'll discover a master bedroom with king size bed, an inviting separate living and dining area with media system including a 42 HDTV and DVD along with a wet bar. Contemporary furnishings with bold colors exemplify a sophisticated residential design. The bedroom offers plush pillow top mattresses and luxurious down comforters and linens along with a 37" LCD HDTV and DVD player while each room features floor to ceiling windows that open, i-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, mini-bar, plush robes, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea maker, full size hair dryers and shaving mirrors. This parlor area has a full size sofa bed.
Luxe Rooms
Most Luxe rooms are located on higher floors, with 350 SQF and floor-to-ceiling windows that open. The views furnish beautiful sites of Bostons historic South End or overlook Huntington Avenue. Contemporary furnishings with warm earth tones, exemplify a sophisticated, residential design. A plush pillow top mattress, especially designed for The Colonnade Hotel, supported by luxurious down comforters and linens ,invites you to a great nights sleep. In addition, 37 LCD High Definition TV's, DVD players, I-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, are available in every guestroom. Also, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, plush bathrobes, full-size hair dryers and shaving mirrors, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea brewers and mini-bar are some of the exceptional amenities we provide for your comfort.
Superior Room
Our Superior rooms have either King or 2 Double beds and are approximately 350 SQF, and feature floor-to-ceiling windows that open. The residential view affords a glimpse of Bostons historic South End. Contemporary furnishings with warm earth tones, exemplify a sophisticated, residential design. For a great nights sleep , each room offers plush pillow top mattresses, luxurious down comforters and linens. In addition, 37 LCD High Definition TV's, DVD players, I-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, are available in every guestroom. Also, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, plush bathrobes, full-size hair dryers and shaving mirrors, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea brewers and mini-bar are some of the exceptional amenities we provide for your comfort.
Preferred Rooms
Our Preferred rooms have either King or 2 Double beds and are beautiful and spacious, with 350 SQF and floor-to-ceiling windows that open. The views afford a glimpse of Bostons historic South End Brownstones, or a city view along Huntington Avenue. Contemporary furnishings with warm earth tones, exemplify a sophisticated, residential design. For a great nights sleep , each room offers plush pillow top mattresses, luxurious down comforters and linens. In addition, 37 LCD High Definition TV's, DVD players, I-Pod and mp3 player alarm clocks, 100% true digital HD ETVi programming, in-room safe, 2 line cordless and hands free telephones, available high speed wired and wireless internet access, are available in every guestroom. Also, Thymes eucalyptus bath products, plush bathrobes, full-size hair dryers and shaving mirrors, Keurig gourmet coffee & tea brewers and mini-bar are some of the exceptional amenities we provide for your comfort.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

42.3457 -71.0811
Area served
120 Huntington Ave Boston, MA
Nearby airports
Boston Logan International
Area description
Conveniently located in Boston's historic Back Bay, across the street from the Hynes Convention Center and the Shops at the Prudential Center. Walking distance to Boston's financial, cultural and retail districts, the Boston Common and Public Gardens.

Nearby points of interest

  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.1 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.3 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 0.4 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 0.4 mi
  • Trinity Church: 0.4 mi
  • Copley Square: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 0.8 mi
  • Fenway Park: 0.8 mi
  • Boston Common: 1 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 1 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 1 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 1.2 mi
  • African Meeting House: 1.3 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 1.5 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.1 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.3 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 0.4 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 0.4 mi
  • Trinity Church: 0.4 mi
  • Copley Square: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 0.8 mi
  • Fenway Park: 0.8 mi
  • Boston Common: 1 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 1 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 1 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 1.2 mi
  • African Meeting House: 1.3 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 1.5 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 1.6 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 1.6 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 1.6 mi
  • Boston Children's Museum: 1.7 mi
  • TD Garden: 1.7 mi
  • TD Banknorth Garden: 1.7 mi
  • Convention and Exhibition Center: 1.8 mi
  • The Paul Revere House: 1.9 mi
  • Agganis Arena: 1.9 mi
  • Old North Church: 2 mi
  • USS Constitution Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Bunker Hill Monument: 2.4 mi
  • Cruiseport Boston: 2.4 mi
  • Charlestown Navy Yard: 2.6 mi
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Castle Island: 3.6 mi
  • Arnold Arboretum: 3.9 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Featurning 13,000 square feet of function space, from our Executive Board Room to our new Grand Ballroom, accommodating up to 700 people.

Dining

Brasserie Jo
The Colonnade Hotel is home to Boston's most authentic brasserie, Brasserie Jo. Under the culinary direction of world-renowned Chef Jean Joho, owner of the acclaimed Everest and Brasserie Jo restaurants in Chicago and the Eiffel Tower Restaurant in Las Vegas, Brasserie Jo has the style and cuisine of classic brasseries throughout France. Chef Joho's menu offers a variety of light snacks and full meals, with highlights including Uncle Hansi's Onion Tast, Hanger Steak, Pomme Frites, Coq au Vin, Croque Monsieur, and classic desserts like Profiteroles covered in Homemade Chocolate Sauce and Creme Brulee. Along with its extensive wine and beer lists, Brasserie Jo pulls in an eclectic crowd of Bostonians at cocktail time with an extensive selection of martinis and the restauarant's signature beer, Hopla, an authentic Alsace-style draft beer.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (125)

Ratings and reviews for Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
125 out of 125
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.1

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Thundering
Hangzhou, China
May 22, 2013

Nice hotel

Overall it was a nice stay at the hotel. The room is clean and comfortable. Compared with the rates at other similar hotels closeby, that I got is good enough. But maybe because of it, our room is smaller. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
somerset, nj
Aug 19, 2009

modern hotel

This is a very nice and modern hotel. I greatly enjoyed staying there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
New to Boston
Business
New Jersey
Oct 3, 2012

A good place to stay

I got a room on the 6th floor facing Huntington Ave. The room was clean and comfortable. But I was waken up in the morning by the noise from the street traffic. The staff are very helpful. The doorman somehow knew the drivers of the taxies lined up in the front and introduced me to my driver. The thing I really hate is I had to pay $14 to get internet connection in the room for only 24 hours. They don't even offer free Wi-Fi in their small lobby. I was not able to raise the room temperature. The engineer sent by the front desk told me the thermostat is nly for AC. But he gave me a small heater. The taxi fare from this hotel to Logan airport was $22 including toll.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The prudential center right cross the street is connected to a big mall, which has restaurants inside.

Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
A former Bostonian
Arlington, VA
Oct 3, 2009

Unbeatable location for the price

I enjoy staying at the Colonnade. It's centrally located in the Copley Square area and convenient to restaurants and shopping. The $38 a day parking fee is one down side of staying in Boston. However, the alternative, a Boston parking ticket and possible tow don't leave you much choice. Thanks Mayor Mennino!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

L'Espalier on Boylston Street or Aquitaine on Tremont Street in the South End.

Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
First Trip to Boston
Missouri
Jul 29, 2009

Not bad overall

Fantastic location...right across from the Prudential Center, only 2 blocks or so from all the shopping and restaurants you could want, and the T stop (subway) was literally right outside the front door, which made traveling ridiculously easy the entire trip. Everything was great about the hotel except for the hours of the roof top pool (if it's on the roof, why does it need to close at 8 p.m.?) and the lack of free internet service (which costs 15 bucks for 24 hours of access).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ER guy
Business
San Bernardino
Oct 3, 2009

Nice Stay

Hotel location is really nice and overall, very good. The staff is ok, could be better, but not as important as the fine location and decent sized rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MCB
Chicago, Illinois
Nov 23, 2009

Must Stay Here

Perfect location. Staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay here again. The T is right outside of the hotel, perfect for getting around. The beds are so comfortable!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Right near all the premium shopping!!!

Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
new hampshire
Nov 17, 2009

good location/great staff

great central location. good for shopping,dining, etc... for other hotels we've stayed at in boston in the same price range. this tops list along with omni parker house.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Snellville, GA
Oct 9, 2009

Lovely hotel with great service

The Colonnade is really centrally located; we did almost everything on foot. Service is great, restaurant(Brasserie Jo) is excellent. Spotless, attractive rooms with good lighting! 46" hi def TV, lots of channels, personnel is knowledgeable and goes the extra mile.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Colonnade Boston Copley Square Back Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TravelNow
NC
Apr 28, 2014

Great anniversary great away!

The location was great but the best thing was the staff,by far. We did a great amount of research for hotels in this area and for the price and location you can not find a better place. The room was small but very clean and had a very comfortable bed. Again I cannot comment enough on how great the staff was the concierge was very helpful and the assistant manager always spoke to us and asked if there was anything we needed. It was our anniversary and they made us feel very special. We will definitely return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Eat at Harvest in Harvard Square .....amazing. Fine dining, yet comfortable.

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