$149 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 10, 2014 Check-out: Aug 11, 2014

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

4 stars
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
685 reviews
Perfect

This hotel has a really good location, everything is near. The only downside is that the hotel does... See full review

  • Wudy
  • Jul 4, 2014
boston overnight

We often stay at Park Plaza, primarily because of its location and because it is a great value for... See full review

  • J and F from RI
  • Jun 15, 2014
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is designated as one of the Historic Hotels of America. This elegant hotel occupies a triangular block, which contributes to the unique appearance of both the exterior and the guestrooms themselves. The hotel features eight on-site restaurants that cater to a wide range of tastes. Dining options include a steakhouse, a seafood restaurant, a lounge, a casual eatery, a pub and more. For a truly luxurious experience, consider booking one of the refurbished Tower Level Rooms on the top floor. These rooms feature upgraded amenities, complimentary Wi-Fi, Tower Level Lounge access and other special perks.
Key facts
  • 1,054 guestrooms
  • 15 floors
  • 8 restaurants
  • Conference and event spaces: 39 rooms
  • Gym
  • Wi-Fi available (fees may apply)
  • 24-hour desk service
  • Pets allowed
Neighborhood
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel rests at the heart of historic Back Bay, a neighborhood known for its well-preserved architecture and popular shopping destinations. The area features several scenic parks, including Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden. The theater district is also part of the hotel's surroundings. Several restaurants, stores and historic sites are within easy walking distance of the hotel.
Hints and tips
To avoid street noise, ask for a room on a higher floor; guests can still enjoy a dazzling view of the street from the third or fourth floor.

Boston is always a busy city, so interior rooms are a good option for very light sleepers.

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

Hotel Map

42.3513 -71.0704
Area served
Boston, Back Bay, Cambridge
Nearby airports
Boston Logan International Airport-3 miles
Area description
With an unsurpassed Boston address, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is located only 3 miles from Logan International Airport and only 200 yards from the nation's first public parks, Boston Common & the Public Garden. The hotel is easily accessible to shopping along world renowned Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Theatre & Financial Districts and most historic landmarks.

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The Boston Park Plaza Hotel Rooms

Standard 1 King bed
Comfortable for two,King rooms come with a recently upgraded mattress, Keurig Coffee maker, 37" Flat Panel HDTV and Sony Clock Alarm radio.300 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open.
Tower Concierge Level
Features upgraded linens & bath amenities, a marble bathroom, guest robes, 37'' Flat Panel HDTV and complimentary Continental Breakfast & evening Hors D'oeuvres in the Concierge Lounge
Junior Suite
One king bed or one queen bed. 400 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. Sitting area with desk. High-speed Internet access (surcharge), voice mail. Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open. Small refrigerator on request
Standard 1 Queen
Comfortable for two,Queen rooms come with a recently upgraded mattress, Keurig Coffee maker, 37" Flat Panel HDTV and Sony Clock Alarm radio.300 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open.
Standard - 2 Doubles
Two double beds. 300 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Voice mail. Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open
Deluxe King
Spacious for two guests, the Deluxe rooms come with a recently upgraded mattresses, Keurig Coffee maker, sofa chairs, coffee table, 37" Flat Panel HDTV and Sony Clock Alarm radio.375 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Voice mail. Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open.
Deluxe Double
2 double beds. 375 square feet. Traditional decor with cherry-wood furnishings. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Voice mail. Cable TV with pay movies. Windows open.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Trinity Church: 0.3 mi
  • Copley Square: 0.3 mi
  • Boston Common: 0.3 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.4 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 0.4 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 0.5 mi
  • African Meeting House: 0.7 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.7 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 0.9 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 0.9 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 1 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 1 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 1 mi
  • Trinity Church: 0.3 mi
  • Copley Square: 0.3 mi
  • Boston Common: 0.3 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.4 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 0.4 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 0.5 mi
  • African Meeting House: 0.7 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.7 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 0.9 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 0.9 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 1 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 1 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 1 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 1 mi
  • Boston Children's Museum: 1.1 mi
  • TD Garden: 1.1 mi
  • TD Banknorth Garden: 1.1 mi
  • The Paul Revere House: 1.2 mi
  • Convention and Exhibition Center: 1.3 mi
  • Old North Church: 1.3 mi
  • Fenway Park: 1.4 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 1.5 mi
  • USS Constitution Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Bunker Hill Monument: 1.8 mi
  • Cruiseport Boston: 1.9 mi
  • Charlestown Navy Yard: 1.9 mi
  • Agganis Arena: 2.4 mi
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 3.1 mi
  • Castle Island: 3.2 mi
  • Arnold Arboretum: 4.6 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel- Official hotel of the Boston Red Sox, a multi-recipient of the Pinnacle Award for Successful Meetings, is the perfect setting for your next social or business event. The hotel hosts up to 65,000 square feet of flexible function space that can accommodate large groups of 2,000 to a more intimate setting of 20.

Dining

M.J. O'Connor's Irish Pub
One of the best looking Irish bars in the city - M.J. O'Connor's eclectic Irish food, spirits, warm friendly atmosphere and beautiful hand crafted woodwork & murals makes this authentic upscale Irish pub one of Boston's best. A solid beer selection is complemented by a fully stocked bar. Its central location makes M.J. O'Connor's a popular place for an after-work drink. Located in adjoining 20 Park Plaza.
Smith & Wollensky
Smith & Wollensky Boston is located across the street from The Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the historic Park Plaza Castle. Smith & Wollensky Boston features prime steaks, an extensive wine selection, stunning dcor and exceptional service for which each Smith & Wollensky is famous for. Smith & Wollensky Boston serves the traditional Smith & Wollensky menu, including dry-aged steaks and desserts prepared in-house by award winning pastry chefs.
Statler Lounge
Statler Lounge - food & drink with personality melds contemporary American cuisine designed for sampling and sharing with an extensive list of wines by the pour and creative cocktails. The executive chef has created a menu that offers innovative small plates that compliment and celebrate the relationship between food & drink. He uses textures, flavors, colors and special ingredients to give his food its own distinct personality. Statler Lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner options and is located in the Grand Lobby to the right of the Main Entrance.
The Melting Pot - A Fondue Restaurant
The Melting Pot is a memorable and interactive 4-course dining experience where patrons can "dip into something different." Following a creamy cheese fondue and lively salad,guests choose from flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of entres including filet mignon, lobster, chicken, shrimp, salmon and more. Dessert features mouth-watering chocolate fondue served with fresh fruit and cakes. Located next to the Valet Entrance in the hotel's Grand Lobby.
Au Bon Pain
From its roots in Boston, Au Bon Pain has grown to become a cornerstone of the urban scene. Not just a coffee shop, but a bakery and lunch place too. Every selection can be personalized to accommodate all tastes and preferences. Located in adjoining 20 Park Plaza.
In-Room Dining
Available seven days a week 6 AM - 2 PM and 3 PM to 11 PM
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
McCormick & Schmick's classic menu features over 40 varieties of fresh fish and seafood,flown in daily. In addition to delicious seafood from local shores and both coasts, menu highlights include: tempting pasta, poultry and beef specialties. Located next to the Valet Entrance in the hotel's Grand Lobby.

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 (685)

Ratings and reviews for The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
685 out of 685
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.7

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Elaine from New Haven
New Haven, CT
Sep 8, 2013

Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Great location. Can't believe we had such a nice room for a very low price.

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

Park at the Motor Mart garage, just across the street. $31 for overnight parking at Motor Mart, while hotel valet parking is $46.

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
VHNYC
NJ
Jul 7, 2014

Good Location, OK service

Pros: Good location, rooms are small but nice Cons: Thin walls (loud neighbors can be a problem), housekeeping less than stellar, might not have in-room locker (see Note below) If you're planning just a short stay in Boston, won't be in the hotel much, and can sleep through some noise from your neighbors, then this hotel is fine. We had a loud, boisterous group of people next door keeping us up one night because the walls didn't muffle it out much, but luckily they stopped around 1AM. But if that bothers you, seek a place with thicker walls or pray the rooms next to you are empty. Housekeeping was a bit below par. Sugar & other debris from making coffee was still left on the desk even after they "cleaned". Iron & iron board were left as is instead of returned to closet #though that could be a style thing, some hotels do some don't#. Supplies were replenished properly though, so I don't mean to say they were terrible...just not very thorough. NOTE ON IN-ROOM LOCKERS: During our stay #July 4th weekend 2014# we had no in-room locker despite it being advertised that their rooms have them. Was told it's because they're in the process of repairing/replacing them, and not every single room has one currently. They offered use of their safety deposit boxes near the concierge instead, which was fine but inconvenient as you need someone to let you in and sign things out every time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Au Bon Pain around the corner is very helpful to pick up a quick coffee & breakfast or some sandwich wraps to pack for later in the day. The Parish Café nearby is excellent for lunch. Maggiano's across the street is OK but nothing special, though the service is very friendly there.

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sales Person
San Juan, PR
Jul 6, 2014

Business

Very nice and affordable price. Close to everything so it's a convenient location to dining, eating and entertainment

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

Extremely best location

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Epicurean Eater
Business
NY
Jul 6, 2014

Historic Hotel vs Aging Lodging

First the positive: Fairly close to Back Bay area, close to restaurants, inexpensive compared to other similar hotels. Having said that, it is old and needs upkeep. Major problems with elevators, our thermostat was half melted, bathroom hot water heating system was poorly functional, the decor was sometimes broken, etc. Also, noisy outside with thin walls inside. Overall, if you are using them for lodging only, do it. If it is a destination in itself, look elsewhere

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Southermost Sunbather
Sarasota, Florida
Jul 5, 2014

Launch Pad to Downtown Fun!

Location in heart of Downtown Boston, close to variety of excellent eateries, watering holes and all historic landmarks. Had a blast over 3 day visit, staff helpful and rooms clean and comfy.

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

Can't go wrong with Faneuil Market food court, real taste of New England specialities.

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Chicago couple babymoon
Chicago
Jul 4, 2014

Boston in July

Staff was not friendly, helpful or accommodating. The pillows were extremely uncomfortable, they were stuffed way too full. Someone pulled the emergency alarm at 3:30am. Everyone had to take the stairs all the way down to the lobby and the staff made no effort to catch the long lines before they made the long trek downstairs.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Hop on hop off trolley tour has a pick up spot just around the corner from the hotel.

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Yukki
Rhode island
Jul 4, 2014

Birthday getaway

We had to evacuate the hotel at 3:15 am!! Someone pulled the fire alarm!! Where is the hotel security?!?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Entertainment tip: Long walk from hotel

Should offer shuttle bus to and from td gardens

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Wudy
Michigan
Jul 4, 2014

Perfect

This hotel has a really good location, everything is near. The only downside is that the hotel does not provide free wifi in rooms, only in the lobby.

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

Legal sea foods is great! Like the red lobster!

Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
kitchen04
Ottawa
Jul 4, 2014

nice location

This is an old charming hotel. Very spacious room. Clean and fresh. We stayed with 2 kids. No pool, no breakfast, no WiFi.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
rsadriev
Austin, TX
Jul 3, 2014

Very small and dirty room

Very bad service, booked king size bed 300 sq feet room and they gave me 150 sq feed double bed room. I've also found a used soap in the shower.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PJCIII
Westfield, MA
Jul 2, 2014

Perfect location!

This well kept older hotel is perfectly situated close to and within walking distance to the Common, Faneuil Hall, and Newberry Street shopping.

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

Fenway Park is not that far and a must see!

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