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The Eliot Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The location was very convenient for us. The staff was very friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend.

Great location and hotel. Orbitz rates were 20% higher than booking direct!

Beautiful hotel! Staff was extremely friendly and a great location. We will definitely stay again! Thank you.

Excellent experience. The hotel was very cleanly and the staff were wonderful.

Room could never warm up during the cold weekend. Bed was small, but comfortable. Staff were excellent! Location perfect. We will return when it is warmer!

As the title suggests, this is a wonderful, old school (with modern amenities) hotel which is in the middle of downtown Boston and well worth the price. We had a suite which was particularly nice. Staff very helpful and attentive if something is requested.

Excellent hotel. Received a room upgrade upon arrival, given a 2 room suite. Staff is terrific, very friendly and helpful. I will stay here again when returning to Boston.

The hotel room was very nice and the staff was phenomenal! They exceeded my expectations and were very accommodating. Valet handled our car very well. Thanks Eliot Hotel!

My room was beautifully maintained old style boutique. Staff were extremely friendly. Lastly, although not necessarily important for vacationers, The minibar was priced very well. Usually hotels will charge you five dollars for a small bag of chips, but everything was very reasonable.

If you're looking to shop Newberry St., walk to Boston Commons, Enjoy fine dining and have super easy access to the T Train stop, this is your place. Beautiful old world charm and excellent service by the staff. Two great restaurants off the lobby: High End French American and a Stylish Sushi Bar. However, our stay wasn't perfect and not worth the high price tag. Our room looked out to an alley, the Wifi barely worked, the room furnishings, doors, etc. were a bit banged up, the bathroom was tiny and the bed was terrible: A full size with a super soft mattress did not offer a good night sleep for two people. I would still recommend this hotel, but just make sure you request a queen or king bed with a newer mattress.

The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. The room was clean and sufficient. On the small side but not sure what the norm is for the area as this was our first visit to Boston. Location great! Staff made up for any shortcomings! Would recommend and will return.

We live in the Boston area but wanted to treat ourselves to a special evening. We'd seen the hotel while walking in the neighbourhood and have wanted to stay for a while. It was better than we'd hoped! The staff were kind and helpful, the area was quiet and picturesque and the room was beautiful. A perfect experience!

Great for site seeing. Sushi restaurant was great as is Clio. Got upgraded to a suite which was a real plus. Internet is horrible.

This is a very classy hotel with roomy accommodations and top-notch dining options. The façade was under renovation when I stayed but the interior of the lobby and the room was terrific. Great value.

I have stayed there several times over many years and have never been disappointed

I stayed at the Eliot from Christmas Day through the weeekend. The staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful, our suite was beautiful and the location was terrific. The restaurant and sushi bar are exceptional. I highly recommend The Eliot Hotel.

We stayed here for MIT's Family Weekend. Convenient to campus AND Boston, AND the fraternity/sorority area for MIT. I love that the Eliot is a stone's throw from the Hyne's T stop, or just a quick walk to the Kenmore area, Newbury, or MIT. The room was a cozy suite with a King bed in one room, and a full sitting room in the other. There are thoughtful touches such as two blanket throws to wrap over your shoulders or place across your lap. There were two luggage racks--a touch often missed by hotels. There was a Keurig coffee maker in the mini-bar area, complete with bar sink. There was a closet safe, plenty of towels, bathrobes, two tv's, free and easy to use internet... Everything was perfect. Our bed was quite comfortable, the shower very strong--always a plus. The only amenities I personally could have wished for would have been a weekend local paper or NYT delivered, and more coffee pods (regular please!). The front desk (Alexy) was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The doorman and bellhops were also always welcoming. We were lucky to happen upon a good price for the weekend, and usually this hotel is out of our budget. We have stayed at many area hotels over the years, and this was among the top two. With Boston and now Cambridge hotels suddenly surging in price, we were so happy we splurged on the Eliot. You won't go wrong with a stay here.

I travel to Boston a couple times a year. This was my first time at this hotel and I absolutely will return! Great staff, breakfast at restaurant was fantastic, love the location.

I planned this trip as a belated birthday present for my nephew and wanted a hotel that was safe and close to Fenway. The Eliot Hotel far exceeded my expectations and made me look like Aunt of the year. We loved the room, the people who worked there, and the location. A huge hit was the cookies and chocolates that they left for us, as well as the upgrade to the suite! I cannot thank the hotel staff enough for making it a memorable trip!

8 out of 10 for location, value for money and small enough for some personal service. Location is key and it was right on

370 Commonwealth Ave Boston MA

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services

Located in Back Bay, The Eliot Hotel is a short distance from popular attractions such as Hynes Convention Center and Fenway Park. This 95-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. Located in central Boston, the hotel is also near Copley Place and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with continental breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

All 95 soundproofed rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

Guests of The Eliot Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is available for USD 48 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include express check-out, free newspapers, and a porter/bellhop.

Room options

Luxury Suite

Queen 1 | King 1 | Sleeps 4

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Suite

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room

Full 2 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for The Eliot Hotel

Everyone (9) Couples (23) Business (7) Family (14) Friends (6) Other (2)
5
Everyone

The location was very convenient for us. The staff was very friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend.

By , from Connecticut on Apr 21, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 21, 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Eliot Hotel!

4

great place to stay but book direct for the best r

Everyone

Great location and hotel. Orbitz rates were 20% higher than booking direct!

By , from SFO on Apr 4, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 6, 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us!

5
Everyone

Beautiful hotel! Staff was extremely friendly and a great location. We will definitely stay again! Thank you.

By on Mar 25, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 26, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments about our staff and hotel. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back once more! Best regards, Joseph Paulauskas Assistant General Manager

5
Everyone

Excellent experience. The hotel was very cleanly and the staff were wonderful.

By on Mar 14, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 14, 2018

Thank you for your kind review - we hope to see you again at the Eliot Hotel!

5
Everyone

Room could never warm up during the cold weekend. Bed was small, but comfortable. Staff were excellent! Location perfect. We will return when it is warmer!

By on Jan 2, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 3, 2018

Thank you for your feedback.

5

atmosphere is elegant, quiet, attentive when neede

Everyone

As the title suggests, this is a wonderful, old school (with modern amenities) hotel which is in the middle of downtown Boston and well worth the price. We had a suite which was particularly nice. Staff very helpful and attentive if something is requested.

By , from Berlin, VT on Nov 26, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 30, 2017

Thank you for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Eliot Hotel!

5
Everyone

Excellent hotel. Received a room upgrade upon arrival, given a 2 room suite. Staff is terrific, very friendly and helpful. I will stay here again when returning to Boston.

By on Oct 21, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 2, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind feedback. Our staff is committed superlative guest experiences and we are always gratified to know when we have been successful. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again.

5

awesome staff!

Everyone

The hotel room was very nice and the staff was phenomenal! They exceeded my expectations and were very accommodating. Valet handled our car very well. Thanks Eliot Hotel!

By , from New York, NY on Nov 19, 2016

5
Everyone

My room was beautifully maintained old style boutique. Staff were extremely friendly. Lastly, although not necessarily important for vacationers, The minibar was priced very well. Usually hotels will charge you five dollars for a small bag of chips, but everything was very reasonable.

By on Apr 3, 2016

3

location was the key.

Couples

If you're looking to shop Newberry St., walk to Boston Commons, Enjoy fine dining and have super easy access to the T Train stop, this is your place. Beautiful old world charm and excellent service by the staff. Two great restaurants off the lobby: High End French American and a Stylish Sushi Bar. However, our stay wasn't perfect and not worth the high price tag. Our room looked out to an alley, the Wifi barely worked, the room furnishings, doors, etc. were a bit banged up, the bathroom was tiny and the bed was terrible: A full size with a super soft mattress did not offer a good night sleep for two people. I would still recommend this hotel, but just make sure you request a queen or king bed with a newer mattress.

By on Nov 3, 2015