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The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Avery Street, Boston, MA 02111
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Ranked #24 of 77 hotels in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Like any Ritz this is a beautiful hotel with outstanding service. It is very well located in Boston Commons, right near the theater district and Chinatown. During our stay my 16 yo son injured his knee playing soccer, which necessitated cutting our stay short by two nights to head back to LA. The staff at the Ritz were incredibly understanding,... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ritz Carlton is by far one of our favorite properties, no matter where we are traveling. My husband and I follow a vegan and oil-free diet and each property does a great job of feeding us. Shortly after checking in, Food and Beverage Supervisor, Ross, introduced himself to us, gave us his business card and offered to help in... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for a week on business...superb week! Spotless hotel with very attentive staff who couldn't do enough for me. Nice bar and restaurant area with a good selection of drinks and dishes. Location...perfect! Just off the Common, a couple of minutes walk to the Theatre district and China Town and the rest of Boston right on your door step. Highly... More

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saying that our stay was disappointing is an understatement. We decided on the Ritz in Boston because I thought it was the flagship property that I had visited years ago. I was unaware (probably my fault) that the charming original was no longer. American Express Platnium Service also did not seem to be aware of this as i mentioned the... More

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MsOliviaB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Patty, It was a pleasure to connect with you during your May visit. We look forward to your return trip where we may provide you with the highest level of service. Olivia Brown More

Poughquag, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family of 4 stayed at the RC, Boston Common during the July 4th weekend. We felt right at home with the friendliness and great service beginning with the doorman Mr. Goodwin, to the front desk person who graciously upgraded us from the Executive Suite to a larger Luxury Suite, to the Club Lounge attendants, who were more than happy... More

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Huntington, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not a Ritz Carlton, it is a mid range hotel with Ritz Carlton branding. My wife, kids and I had two rooms for the July 4th weekend in Boston. I would not be complaining about this hotel and our stay if we had paid $125-175 per night. If the charge was in that range, the hotel and our... More

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MsOliviaB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Matt, I want to thank you for taking the time to compose your thoughts regarding this recent stay. Your expectations of a memorable weekend were not met and for this I am deeply sorry. Please grant me the opportunity to connect with you. My contact information is below. Olivia Brown 617-574-7101 More

Greenville, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time at a Ritz. I decided to splurge and book a night with points while in Boston. Best decision ever. Great service (as expected) and top notch room. Bed was incredibly comfortable. Valet was shockingly expensive, but I guess that too should be expected, I can't dock them for that, though it would have been nice... More

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I have stayed at this hotel. The first time was a better experience. I requested, and paid extra for, a "city view". Upon entering the room the view I had was of Avery St., the street the hotel is located and overlooked a condo building. I called the front desk and asked if there had... More

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MsOliviaB, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, responded to this review

Good Day Bernie, Please know that your review has been received. I am dismayed to hear of this unsatisfactory experience. It would be my pleasure to connect with you personally. My contact information is below. Olivia Brown 617-574-7101 More

New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few days at a time on a multiple business trips and always left wanting more time to enjoy the experience. Booked a "standard" room, mind you this is a Ritz so its called "Deluxe" :) Not overly big room, for boston, I've had suites which they will upgrade you to if they are not busy or... More

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Charlottesville, VA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But over all a wonderful stay. Check in was a bit turbulent, as a couple of the ladies and gentlemen confused me with another hotel guest, but was quickly resolved from running into the Director of Operations in the elevator. Kudos to him for identifying I wasn't happy and taking it upon himself to resolve the issue. With this hiccup... More

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Address: 10 Avery Street, Boston, MA 02111
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common 5*
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The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, which opened in 2001, is located in the heart of Boston's vibrant midtown, just steps from the theatre and financial districts. This modern, 193-room hotel features 43 suites and The Ritz-Carlton Club® rooms. The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common at 10 Avery Street, across Tremont Street from the city's historic and scenic gardens, is a showplace of sophisticated style and design. The exterior features two dramatic crystalline towers. Located at center stage in the newly expanded Theatre District and just steps from the Freedom Trail, the hotel is also convenient to the historic Opera House that reopened in July 2004. The hotel and its dining venues all draw on the artistic energy of their surroundings for special arts-related packages and menu inspirations. Inside, a $1 million art collection of contemporary sculpture, paintings and prints by noted New England artists set the stage for a sanctuary of refined yet relaxed luxury. The most up-to-date technology includes in-room high-speed wireless Internet access and HD plasma screen televisions, meeting space with plasma display screens, and complimentary wireless Internet connectivity in The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge and the hotel lobby. These special features make this hotel the choice for today's business and leisure traveler. The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common has been awarded the prestigious AAA Five-Diamond Award and has been named to Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels List several times and is one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 100 U.S. Hotels.. The hotel’s amenities are designed for the most discerning guests, and include fashionable Frette Italian bed linens, feather beds, marble baths with separate showers, Bang & Olufsen sound systems in suites and the services of a Technology Butler®, CD Butler and Bath Butler. Asprey London has its only Boston boutique in the hotel’s lobby.For leisure travelers and executives who like to keep fit on the road, the hotel offers direct access from guest elevators to The Sports Club/LA, a world-class 114,000-square-foot fitness and sports complex featuring basketball courts, squash, junior Olympic pool and complete spa and salon facilities. This urban country club resort provides to guests the luxury of convenience, comfort and personalized service matched by the most extensive amenities in the city. The synthesis between The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common and its direct connection to The Sports Club/LA creates an exceptional environment for successful business travel, meetings and corporate retreats. This distinctive, contemporary destination creates custom-designed experiences offering a luxury comfort zone that sharpens the competitive edge. The hotel’s Business Conference Concierge, unique high-tech meeting spaces, Technology Butler®, and Business Center complement The Sports Club/LA’s selection of themed activities and group breaks for relaxing or energizing: team-building sports like obstacle courses on the basketball court, water volleyball, group ergonomics or stress reduction with stretching exercises. There are also lifestyle enhancement group classes focusing on spa treatments, fitness training and nutrition. The hotel’s cocktail venue, Avery Bar, reflects a refined, elegant sensibility tempered with midcentury-inspired forms, furniture and lighting. The space is a modern, sophisticated design for hotel guests and local residents longing for a more stylish and relaxed feel. Modern craft cocktails, including ten signature martinis [dubbed “the Avery Ten”] pay homage to the bar’s address at 10 Avery Street. Dry, dirty, sour, sweet, and Russian are just some of the “Avery Ten” showcased on the cocktail menu; along with an impressive wine list, beers on tap and cocktails that call to mind pre-prohibition and early 1950’s classics while boasting their own modern style and taste Artisan Bistro serves as a meeting place, a gathering point where hotel guests and residents mingle for breakfast and lunch meetings, socialize after-work or mix over post-theater cocktails while enjoying approachable artisanal cooking. As for the menu, it offers fresh local and seasonal dishes, using native ingredients with subtle bistro influences. The restaurant’s bar is an integral part of the fun. The cocktail program will include local favorites, numerous microbrews and a signature Bloody Mary menu. The handcrafted wainscoting and whitewashed wood floors bring a sophisticated European bistro motif. The mood at the bar, like the restaurant itself, is lively and inviting, yet relaxed and casual at the same time. This unparalleled destination, The Ritz-Carlton Towers complex featuring The Ritz Carlton, Boston Common includes the 19-screen AMC Loews Theatres Boston Common. In this lively setting, wired with the latest technology, the hotel's catering department can create corporate teleconferences or movie parties. The Ballroom, Washington Room, Hamilton Room and The Studio are dramatic spaces for events for up to 350 guests. ... more   less 
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