The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

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138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116
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Set in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, this elegant, newly renovated hotel features 383 guest rooms and 17 suites. In addition to lavish, standard amenities and sophisticated accommodations, this ... Read more
property also offers an elite concierge level called Fairmont Gold. The hotel is located within close walking distance of attractions such as Copley Plaza, Newbury Street shopping, and the Prudential Center.

Features.
Dining options at The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 4.0 star property offers secretarial services, limo/town car service, and audio visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Boston property has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Concierge services, translation services, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include valet parking, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. The property has designated areas for smoking.

Guestrooms.
There are 383 guestrooms at The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses and premium bedding. Bathrooms feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail. Televisions have pay movies. Rooms also include desks, minibars, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake up calls. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.



Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 42 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Amenities

Bar
Restaurant
Fitness Center
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Business Center
Airport Transfer
Childcare
Cribs Available
Pets Allowed
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms

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Bedford

This old hotel feels historic but well kept despite its age. Great location, with awesome views of the city.

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Bedford

This gorgeous, historic hotel offers a unique charm all its own. The location is great, as you will notice in the views from the rooms! Always a great stay here for a visit to historic Boston.

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Huntington Beach

Great Location!
This hotel is old Historic Property in Boston.
It has been around as long as the city so you get a real sense of history just walking around.
The standard rooms are some of the largest I have ever seen.
Really you could do somersaults that is how big the rooms were.
This is a great hotel for businessmen as it is in the financial district or for a couple looking for a romantic getaway.

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Los Angeles

I haven't stayed overnight at the Copley, but I did attend a function held in The Grand Ballroom which was, to say the least, breathtaking. The crystal chandeliers, balconies, and gilded framework make it seem like something straight out of a Disney movie. If you're looking for a place to have a wedding or wedding reception, this space is something to consider.

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Local from Boston

Obviously there’s lots of historical background to this place (it’s celebrating its 100th anniversary in August), and if you value that you won’t be disappointed. There’s a host of sensational architecture and showy features, including, of course, Catie Copley the hotel dog (who seemed bored stiff when I was there). The fitness center has a decent amount of workout machines (and a killer view!), but there’s no pool and frankly, I thought it a little small considering it took up a whole floor. There are a lot of different customer services offered, and the bellhops (in my experience) were friendly, though a little dismissive. The bathroom was a kind of cramped, too. In general, I don’t have too many complaints about this property but there are other hotels in the area that are more down-to-earth and better for your money. I’d mainly recommend this place for people interested in the name and history of it.

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Seattle

Quite frankly I was quite let down by my stay here. Despite all of its cute features, such as the brick facade and the black lab that lives at the hotel, service really wasn't too impressive and the worst part was the there was no free internet access! I had to pay $15/day just to get online. This is a real pet peeve of mine. Also, the rooms are small and definitely maintain that "old and rustic" feel, consistent with the hotel. I've been told that there are ways around the internet fee but too late for me to do anything about it. If all you care about is location, then I think there are better options in the Back Bay.

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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Computer station
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Shopping on site
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • 24-hour health club
Transportation
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
Parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free cribs/infant beds
Pets
  • Pets allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Meeting rooms 11
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • 24-hour business center
  • Ski storage
Bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
Bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Minibar
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV service
  • Pay movies
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bathrobes
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Free weekday newspaper
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 383
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Year Built 1912
  • Express check-out
The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

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