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Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife picked this hotel because it was close to her conference center, but it is not a location I would recommend otherwise. One positive is that it's two blocks from North Station, but otherwise a pretty deserted area at night. Like other Kimpton hotels, it has a nice edgy vibe and very well appointed common areas. Bar restaurant in... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Dimitrivaz, Thanks for choosing to stay with us! Great to hear you liked the hotel and that you were happy with your time with us. Hope that despite our location, you give us another chance when Returning to Boston - we are walkable to many locations in Boston as well as easily accessible through public transportation. Sincerely, Michal Penek... More 

Hewlett, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great boutique hotel close to a lot of the touristy places. Clean, comfortable with a hip feel. My king room was not huge but not tiny either. Bathroom was large and pristine. Great service, free wine from 5 - 6 :). I didn't have a car so was a perfect spot for walking to Quincy Market, the Aquarium and the... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review mpolif! Sincerely, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

PRETORIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Onyx from 30 March to 3 April 2015 and we loved it. The boutique hotel atmosphere was pleasant and special. The guys at reception were fantastic and went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. We wish however to single out Kenny at the front desk who went out of his way to help... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review KOBUSF! Kenny was so happy to see the shout out - thank you for that! I hope to see you amongst our guests in the future. Best, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

Syracuse, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled by train from Portland on the Downeaster for a quick two day trip. We chose the Onyx for its proximity to the train station as well as other attractions. We arrived at 8:00 am and to our delight we were able to check our bag right away! We walked the Freedom Trail, had lunch, visited the Aquarium and... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much maniacsrus! Great to hear you were able to see Boston while in town as well as enjoy wine hour and other amenities we have at the hotel. Hope we get a chance to host you again in the future. Best, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great hotel if you are attending a concert or sporting event at TD Gardens. It's also a very short walk to terrific restaurants and pubs. We arrived around 5:00 p.m. and were greeted by Kenny and the front desk team with a glass of wine which was a very nice touch. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review 2012brendar! Sounds like you made it to the hotel right for the start of wine hour - glad you were able to enjoy it. Great to hear that you enjoyed our location and the hotel overall. I am really sorry that the room on the penthouse disappointed, we are looking in... More 

Amherst, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing. The location is fantastic. The people are incredibly kind and thoughtful. They left us a personalized note and chocolates because we were returning customers. The rooms and clean and big. They were incredibly helpful and personable. The breakfast is lackluster and overpriced. Also, they did not offer earplugs or certain other commodities. Overall, I would highly... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being a returning guest CassPaige12194. If you are not a Kimpton Karma Rewards member, I would encourage you to join. That way if you choose to come back to us or any other Kimpton, you can receive many benefits from being a Kimpton Karma member, such as complimentary wifi. Hope to see you amongst our guests in... More 

Hoboken
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this hotel b/c of the proximity to the TD Bank Arena. It was also completely renovated so rooms were beautiful and updated. Walking distance to Quincy Market, Little Italy and more. Very happy with this booking.

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Traci_Cal! Hope you got to enjoy a game or concert while with us. Sincerely, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult son and I spent four nights in Boston around St. Patrick's Day and couldn't of asked for a better time. As everyone knows the people of Boston have endured a crazy winter but this hotel's staff never let it get them down. They made great suggestions for restaurants and pubs as well as recommendations for seeing the local... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello abigail p, I was so happy to read your review. I am glad you and your son had a great few days with us and that the team was able to answer questions and provide recommendations. I hope to see you amongst our guests in the future! Sincerely, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

Westfield, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Onyx is located about 100 yards from the tdbank garden.Its a great for games and concerts. It's a short walk to the north end and all it's great restaurants.And Quincy market place is close too. The rooms aren't large, but they are well decorated and the beds were awesome and immaculate. In fact the entire facility was. The shower... More 

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tnelson413, I am so happy you enjoyed our décor and the hotel overall! We renovated last year and always like hearing what our guests think about the new rooms. Thank you for staying with us and for the shout out to Kayla, she is truly amazing and a gem. I hope to see you amongst our guests in the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third stay here. This Kimpton boasts well pointed and roomy rooms, great locale, attentive staff. Breakfast is adequate but that is a minor flaw in an otherwise flawless stay. This is the place to stay in Boston.

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Michal P, General Manager at Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review and for coming back to us for a third time bretjina! Hope we get a chance to welcome you back, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

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