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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is probably the best hotel I've ever stayed in. The service was gracious. The room was very comfortable, on the club level and I had access to the club where they serve delicious light meals throughout the day. Everything was understated and elegant but not stuffy. I was here on business and so happy to return to the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We seriously could have become squatters! This hotel room was so perfect, the Boston Police Department might have had to extract us from it if we weren't fine, upstanding citizens! We were fortunate to be upgraded to a corner suite overlooking the Common, with windows covering both the outside walls. The views of the park and the Massachusetts State House... More

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Cary, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason I can't give 5 stars is a slight lack of lobby appeal. However, for a hotel in the midst of the city with great access to all the wonders of Boston I suppose not having some grand lobby is fine. The customer service was amazing, rooms were generously sized, comfy beds and lovely en-suite bath. We were... More

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right by the park in the center, well maintained, great friendly staff, luxury rooms. Access to the huge LA Sports Club in the tower for $15. No go is that you are still charged for Wifi in your room.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ritz Carlton in Boston Common is a great accommodation for a weekend getaway. The location was perfect! We were in the middle of everything! The service was as it should be, only the best. Me and my fiance lucked out when we stayed there because we bumped into Comedian Tracy Morgan at the concierge desk and saw that the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entering in the small street is not a great set up for this wonderful hotel. We have stayed here many times and have really enjoyed each stay. The welcoming attitude and attentive service of the staff is a joy. Breakfast here is excellent. I sometimes think that they welcome our golden retriever more than us. The hotel is most convenient... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

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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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