We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prudential Center

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: 617-236-3100
Website
Improve this listing
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Book ahead on Viator
$49*
and up
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 599 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 263
    Excellent
  • 230
    Very good
  • 85
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Middle of Boston

Large shopping centre - good infomation stations - helpfull staff - lots of choices of shopping - eateries and tourist stuff - easy to navigate - well positioned - didn`t do the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Jacck
,
Wales

Similar Things to Do in Boston

Add Photo Write a Review

599 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
New England
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Prudential Center was absolutely amazing! From the interesting external architecture to the food court, this attraction has it all. At the top of the Prudential Center is the observatory, where you can see Boston in a bird's eye view. The observatory also includes an absolutely unique, thorough, and impressive museum, allowing to circle the observatory and learn about the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the place to go Indoor shopping and several key hotels anchor it Great people watching Good spot for a hot summer day or a cold snowy one Good place to meet someone Very centrally located

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We went there for the family movie night, but visited the shops and had dinner with the movie as well. When I pulled into the garage it said there was flat parking rate after 5pm of $14. We ended up leaving a little early because my 6 year old was tired, so we were there for a total of 2.5... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Ryan M, Customer Service Manager at Prudential Center, responded to this review

Hi Court99D, I'm sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience while parking at the Center. I definitely hope a solution can be found. If you have your receipt or the card you paid with I'd be happy to discuss the details with you further. You can reach me at rmonteiro@bostonproperties.com and I hope to hear from you soon. More 

Wales
Level Contributor
51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Large shopping centre - good infomation stations - helpfull staff - lots of choices of shopping - eateries and tourist stuff - easy to navigate - well positioned - didn`t do the upper site seeing stuff

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco
Level Contributor
159 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had heard about the observation deck from the tour guides and publications so decided to make the trip to the top. There are not many places that we heard about in Boston that would give you a high up vantage point of the city and surrounding area. Admission was pretty steep we thought at $28 per adult and $17... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great centre. Large variety of shops and a food court to suit everyone's taste. Restaurants & coffee shops too to choose from. At Halloween they had a Trick. Or Treat event which my eight year old loved where the majority of shops etc. gave candy to the little trick or treaters. Lovely touch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
United States
Level Contributor
312 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is an indoor mall with shops and restaurants. A mall is a mall. Some of the shops were only leaning toward the higher end of the scale but that's about it. The only difference this place has going for it is the observatory on the upper floor (review of that is submitted separately under "Skywalk Observatory"). Other than that,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We liked the lounge at the top. We went for dessert and the view and enjoyed both! Best Boston creme pie and chocolate lava cake! Taking in the view was really fun. Worth the stop.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Neuchatel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
123 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

well its basically a shopping center with a bit higher class brands and prices. Else its a nice place to be if the weather is bad. parking is freaking expensive but you can reduce the price if you spend 10$ in a shop

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint John, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I agree that the Prudential Center stores were great, however we have been to other big cities with other skyscrapers and this one is just moderately high. Instead, We went up to the 52nd floor, waited 15 minutes for a table in the restaurant, had some cocktails and appetizers and enjoyed the view. All for the same price as going... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Prudential Center also viewed

 

Been to Prudential Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Prudential Center and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Prudential Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?