Fairmont Copley Plaza

Boston, USA

Fairmont Gold room

Boston

Boston

Fairmont room

Fairmont Gold room

A 2019 Historic Hotel of the Year winner on Copley Square in downtown Boston, steps from the Freedom Trail, with optional breakfast

It's hard to get more central than Fairmont Copley Plaza. As the name suggests, this gorgeous property is located right on its city’s arguably most famous square, as well as kitty-corner from legendary square-front institutions, like Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library. Boston Common, the Boston Public Garden and the Charles River Esplanade are within walking distance, if you’d like some fresh air, and Newbury Street two blocks over, if you came for the shopping. To visit any other attractions, look no further than the T stops of the surrounding Back Bay neighborhood.

Of course, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner is a bit of an institution itself. Far more than just another Boston base, it boasts a history that includes more than a handful of Harvard-Yale dances and visits from Sinatra, Pavarotti, Burton and Taylor. It’s as celeb-worthy now as it was in those days, following its $20-million centennial restoration; you’ll find a brand-new, 3000-square-foot health club; an American brasserie; and 24-hour room service. Receive a warm greeting from the black-lab "canine ambassador," before retreating to your own abode, with its black-and-white sketches of urban life, and make this Beantown beauty your home away from home.

Good to know

Please note that a facility fee of $25 (plus tax) per room, per night is payable directly to the hotel (for stays from July 1 onward). The facility fee includes one $25 food-and-beverage credit per room, per stay; daily turndown service including bottled water; premium Wi-Fi; and local, toll-free, and long distance calls.

Highlights

The Back Bay neighborhood is a perfect base for exploring everything the city has to offer. You'll be staying right next to Copley Square, a convenient hub for mass transit, making it easy to explore the whole city. However, much of the city's best is right outside the front door, from the historic beauty of Boston Public Library to the shopping and dining of Newbury Street.

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