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The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116
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Ranked #19 of 77 hotels in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome Hotel from the time to enter the Hotel, the entire staff works to make sure your stay there as comfortable as possible, great location, and the room was awesome. Would come back every time this hotel goes above and beyond what normals hotels do.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there for our 40th anniversary. The location could not have been more convenient to the T, the trolley tours, duck tours, shopping, Newberry St., Public Gardens, restaurants, you name it. The Copley plaza is a gorgeous building facing Copley Square. Service is impeccable and the staff are very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. Catie Copley, the resident black lab... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location Location Location! enjoy the best of Boston from this wonderful hotel, within walking distance from numerous historical sights, the Public Library and Newbury street restaurants, shoppings and people watching. Farmers Market sets up directly across from hotel entrance, great bar in lobby attentive staff.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

That's the best feature of the hotel--location. can't get any more central. Walk to everything, T station practically outside the front door. The hotel itself is fine, as my expectations are already high for Fairmont. Very professional staff. The building is historic, and clearly many stories to tell. I thought the bathroom was a little dated, and really no view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location. Recently renovated and it shows in a wonderful way. Staff very welcoming. Received complimentary upgrade to gold level which was lovely. Sumptuous breakfast. This hotel is well worth the reasonable price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the location, cleanliness, decor and professionalism of staff. The rooms are spacious and inviting. The beds are extremely comfortable and lines so soft. I stayed at the Westin as well as Lowes but Farimont is by far my favorite hotel in Boston.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Fairmont Copley with our two toddlers. Prior to our arrival we made quite a few requests to help make the trip more comfortable for our family and our son who has a severe peanut allergy. Every single request was taken care and we could not have been more grateful. The hotel is absolutely beautiful. And old world... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I work in Copley Square, and had team meetings and events after work, so I got a hotel room here on a Tuesday night. I have picked up my bus across the street from the Fairmont for years, and was always impressed by its outside appearance. The interior did not disappoint - it's beautiful, elegant, and well-staffed. The room itself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great weekend stay at The Fairmont Copley Plaza which got off to a pleasant start when we were upgraded to their 'Gold' floor upon arrival. This gave us access to a private restaurant with an excellent complimentary breakfast, a charming honour-bar for evening drinks and a dedicated concierge. I would describe the property as 'traditional' (some would... More

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Clarksville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always stay here when we're in Boston. The gold level is the best. Great room. Staff is wonderful. Drinks, breakfast and hors d'oeuvres were excellent. Well worth the cost. Great location close to subway. Within walking distance of Boston commons. We drove this time and had no problems with traffic.

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Address: 138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston 4.5*
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The Fairmont Copley Plaza has been a symbol of Boston's rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912. Centrally located in beautiful Back Bay, this luxury hotel is just steps from many popular historic sites, as well as the celebrated boutiques on Newbury Street. Our dedicated staff delivers incomparable hospitality, impeccable service and attention to detail to ensure your stay is perfect. Now, with the April 2012 completion of an extensive renovation of each of the hotel’s 383 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, the restoration of the ballrooms and public spaces, and the addition of a contemporary, rooftop health club, The Fairmont Copley Plaza shines more brightly than ever before. ... more   less 
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