$275 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 31, 2014 Check-out: Aug 1, 2014

The Eliot Hotel

4 stars
370 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
71 reviews
Anniversary get-away

Terrific location made for a memorable wedding anniversary get-away. Terrific restaurants are all... See full review

  • Tarasdad
  • Jul 3, 2014
Perfect five night stay

Arrived in Boston on red eye, tired and in need of sleep. The Eliot had a room ready for us to... See full review

  • Ron16
  • May 28, 2014
Downtown Boston romantic boutique hotel in Back Bay
Hushed hallways lead to European-inspired suites at The Eliot Hotel in fashionable Back Bay. Steps from the boutiques and restaurants of Newbury Street, bask in the warmth and comfort found in every nook of this traditionally elegant and romantic hotel. Two award-winning restaurants fueled by an acclaimed chef attract locals to this graceful retreat. Guests also enjoy 24-hour room service and a complimentary overnight shoeshine. Walk to Fenway Park, pubs and lobster houses, shopping, mass transit, museums and galleries.
Highlights

  • Top French restaurant and scene-making sashimi bar
  • Complimentary access to Boston Sports Club, a full-scale health club with exercise programs and modern equipment
  • Steps from Newbury Street shopping, Copley Square and the best in Boston art
  • Most rooms are one-bedroom suites

Rooms
Designer touches fill 79 spacious luxury suites and 16 deluxe guest rooms at The Eliot Hotel. Step into a contemporary European atmosphere and a swirl of rich schemes that vary by room, from cream and brown toiles in crisp linen to soft silks with pops of cool blue. Glamorous yet refined, all beautifully appointed interiors include down comforters, designer throws, mini bars and marble baths with bathrobes and slippers. Fax machines and Wi-Fi (fees apply) please business travelers. In the suites, French doors join the living room to the bedroom with a television in both rooms. Indulge in 24-hour room service after the nightly turn down.
Features
Overlooking tree-lined Commonwealth Avenue, The Eliot Hotel sits on what some have called "one of the most beautiful boulevards in America." Among the amenities, find in-room umbrellas, complimentary newspapers and a free pass to Boston Sports Club. Pet sitting, baby sitting and valet parking are available at this boutique Boston hotel. 
Dining
The hip and hot sashimi bar Uni at The Eliot Hotel has made a name for itself with inventive Japanese fusion cuisine. Exotic Far East dishes and artful plates of raw fish pair with an exciting sake list. The Eliot Hotel's other dining gem, Clio takes French food and service to an exquisite level in an atmosphere reminiscent of a 1920s Parisian supper club. Heralded chef Ken Oringer heads up both Boston restaurant venues.
Transportation

  • Boston Logan International Airport (16.8 mi/27 km)
  • T.F. Green Airport (53.8 mi/86.5 km)
  • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (59.7 mi/96 km)
  • Walk to nearby MBTA station serving downtown Boston

Attractions

  • Fenway Park (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Museum of Fine Arts (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Boston Public Gardens (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Boston Convention Center (2.6 mi/4.1 km)
  • Harvard Square (2.9 mi/4.7 km)

Business

  • In-room Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply)
  • Business center with printer
  • Two elegant meeting rooms host up to 22 people, plus a large private dining room

Hotel Map

42.3486 -71.0887
Area served
Boston, MA Back Bay
Nearby airports
Boston Logan International
Area description
Newbury Street, Hynes Convention Center, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, Colleges and Universities, Longwood Medical Area, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall, Copley Square Shopping

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The Eliot Hotel Rooms

Non-refubdable Deluxe Guestroom
Non-refubdable rate/room-Deluxe guestroom with one queen or two double beds. All of our beautifully appointed guestrooms have marble baths, dual line cordless phones, fax machines, high speed internet, mini bars, plush terry bathrobes and slippers
Deluxe Guestroom
Deluxe guestrooms with one queen or two double beds. All of our beautifully appointed guestrooms have marble baths, television, dual line cordless phones, wireless internet, plush terry robes, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, umbrellas and a fully stocked minibar.
Luxurious One Bedroom Suite
Luxury one bedroom suite with one queen or two double beds with a sleeper sofa in the living room. The living room is separated from the bedroom by French doors. All of our beautifully appointed one-bedroom suites are decorated in a sophisticated, contemporary style and have marble bathrooms. Each suites contains two televisions, dual line cordless phones, wireless internet, plush terry robes, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, umbrellas and a fully stocked minibar.

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
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Berklee College of Music: 0.1 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.3 mi
  • Fenway Park: 0.4 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.5 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 0.6 mi
  • Trinity Church: 0.7 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 0.7 mi
  • Copley Square: 1 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 1.2 mi
  • Boston Common: 1.2 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 1.3 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 1.4 mi
  • African Meeting House: 1.4 mi
  • Agganis Arena: 1.5 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 0.1 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 0.3 mi
  • Fenway Park: 0.4 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 0.5 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 0.6 mi
  • Trinity Church: 0.7 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 0.7 mi
  • Copley Square: 1 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 1.2 mi
  • Boston Common: 1.2 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 1.3 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 1.4 mi
  • African Meeting House: 1.4 mi
  • Agganis Arena: 1.5 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 1.8 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 1.8 mi
  • TD Garden: 1.8 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 1.8 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 1.8 mi
  • TD Banknorth Garden: 1.8 mi
  • Boston Children's Museum: 2 mi
  • The Paul Revere House: 2.1 mi
  • Old North Church: 2.1 mi
  • Convention and Exhibition Center: 2.2 mi
  • Bunker Hill Monument: 2.4 mi
  • USS Constitution Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Charlestown Navy Yard: 2.7 mi
  • Cruiseport Boston: 2.8 mi
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 3.6 mi
  • Arnold Arboretum: 3.9 mi
  • Castle Island: 4 mi

Dining

Uni Sashimi Bar
Best Seafood, Boston Magazine. Our sleek, stylish Uni Sashimi Bar offers innovative Japanese dishes in a hip, casual neighborhood setting.
Clio Restaurant
Clio Restaurant has been named "One of America's 50 Best Hotel Restaurants" by Food and Wine and has received the highest food rating by Zagat's Guide for Boston. James Beard award-winning Chef Ken Oringer creates sophisticated, creative French cuisine using the freshest ingredients available each day.

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 (71)

Ratings and reviews for The Eliot Hotel

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
71 out of 71
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.2

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Donna k
Massachusetts, USA
Sep 18, 2011

Fenway park outing

great location in relation to fenway park. Room was comfortable. Close to several T stops. Check in and out was a breeze. Nice staff of people.

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

Great walk to Fenway Park

Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Amarillo, TX
Aug 13, 2009

Great Location

Went to Boston specifically to see a Red Sox Game at Fenway. Great location. Walked to ballpark both nights. Felt safe both ways. The room was great, clean, comfortable. I will stay here again if I get a chance to return to Boston....Great Time!!! Go Sox!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Kansas City, MO
Mar 9, 2008

Good Location

In a pinch this was a good location for a hotel close to the Hynes Center. The hotel was a little proper for me for the amount of time I spent in it and for my taste in hotels. The room was clean and nice.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Many quaint shops near the hotel; all within walking distance. Wine shops, food, as well as other well-known retail places.

Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
WY
Jun 27, 2010

Elliot

Th Elliot has and remains a stalwart in Back Bay. The location is great and the staff and level of service are great.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
James Tong
Massachusetts
Feb 14, 2011

Outstanding Hotel... Best Value!

This is a boutique type of hotel with a suite set-up (pun intended). This is a very romantic place, with a more traditional motif. The rooms are large, the bedroom is behind French doors and the bathroom is all marble. Rooms are very comfortable and quiet. Clio is inside the hotel - and I think it's the best restaurant in Boston - they never disappoint! Location is outstanding! I recommmend highly.

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

Clio is a must! If in Boston you MUST dine there!

Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
pulvey
madison, wi
Sep 8, 2009

price gaurantee doesn't work

The hotel was great...very nice. Great location.

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

Newberry St and Fenway within a few minutes.

Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Donna k
Massachusetts, USA
Sep 18, 2011

Fenway park outing

great location in relation to fenway park. Room was comfortable. Close to several T stops. Check in and out was a breeze. Nice staff of people.

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

Great walk to Fenway Park

Review of The Eliot Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
greatgirlfriend
atlanta, ga
Aug 24, 2009

Good Location

The hotel was in a great spot for shopping on Newbury Street (a mere block away) and a short 10 minute walk to Fenway. Our room (409) was very quiet and restful, especially with the black-out drapery closed to block out the light. The room was decent, but a bit on the small size. The bathroom was large and made almost entirely of marble and tile. Carpet could use updating, but that is really the only complaint. I would stay here again, and recommend to others.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ben O
Atlanta
Oct 15, 2013

Lovely hotel, great location!

We only stayed one night at the Eliot, but we were VERY impressed with the service. They bent over backwards to help us with luggage, directions, getting our car up so we could make a timely departure etc. The room was very nice (though the view had nothing to recommend it) and frankly my only real complaint was that the bed was kind of mushy-I like a firmer mattress and so does my wife. As for Value, its really hard to say-its not cheap, but its really well located if you want a nice boutique back bay hotel. I would absolutely stay there again.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Morganton, NC
Aug 10, 2010

Wonderful Stay!

We were in Boston visiting family and found the accommodations at the Eliot Hotel to be just what we needed. Convenient location, friendly service, clean rooms, the total package! The only drawbacks I could find were the lack of complimentary wireless internet and coffee. However, I would definitely book another stay at the Eliot.

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