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Onyx Hotel - a Kimpton Hotel

#25 of 81 Hotels in Boston
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The air-conditioning at the Onyx Hotel in Boston is controlled by a motion sensor, so if you don't move every hour, it shuts down leaving a stifling, airless room. This means you wake up sweating, then flail your arms to reignite and try to go back to sleep. Should you ever stay here, the fix is to ask for an... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Onyx is a great place to stay, clean, comfortable and well located to get around Boston. Bed very comfortable, quality bed linen and the best reception staff. Happy hour everyday, bicycles for guests to use and all the usual amenities. Not a lot of wardrobe and drawer space but that won't spoil your stay. We would stay here again.

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Graz, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The perfect Finale of our honeymoon! After our roundtrip starting from NYC - up to the Hamptons, Shelter island, Mystic, Newport and CapeCod - Boston and the Onyx Hotel have been the final cherry on the cake. The hotel is perfect located in Bostons North/West End. The ideal starting point to explore this wonderful city and the Bostonians :-) Open... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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143 reviews 143 reviews
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295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the Kimpton concept, I always try to stay in Kimptons when I can. That is the only way to explain why I stayed at the Onyx when I was in Boston for four nights for a conference at the Boston Convention Center (nowhere near the Onyx). I am glad I did. I slept great – the shades blocked... More 

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Geneseo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely property. Distinctive decoration. Lives up to the high standards set by Kimpton properties. Friendly and helpful staff. Convenient location. Refreshing infused water in the lobby. Dining recommendations only adequate.

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love this hotel for its affordable rate, close proximity to Little Italy(we walk there a couple of times a day). It is a pretty hotel with really nice rooms and bathrooms. It is down the street from the Garden if you are going to any concerts or games there. There are a couple of good bars a couple of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was a great, centrally located hotel for our stay and agenda. Arrived late and ate dinner in the hotel restaurant. Moderately priced and good food. One block from North Station and two blocks from little Italy. Picked up the Freedon trail right outside the door. Breakfast on departure day was nothing fancy but adequate to get us to our next... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked into the Onyx by our travel agent and didn't know anything at all about the area. We were so impressed by the location, the friendliness of the staff and also the cleanliness that I would not hesitate to recommend anyone going to Boston to look at this hotel. It is easily within walking distance of all the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
12 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 6 nights whilst visiting on business. The staff are friendly and helpful and really make you feel at home. The rooms are clean, well serviced and my bed was super comfortable. All the extras you would need to make your stay enjoyable are in the room plus there are provisions for the little things you probably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute, boutique hotel in walking distance to the North End, Quincy market, Faneuil Hall, TD garden, etc. Staff was incredibly friendly and rooms were nice and comfortable. I love that there were complimentary bikes available! What a great touch! We took them out on Sunday and biked to Fenway and Newbury St. area. Overall, the stay was great and I... More 

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

Hello Slp2296, I am so happy you were able to take our complimentary bikes for a spin! Hope you enjoyed your time in Boston overall and hope to see you amongst our guests in the future. Best, Michal Penek General Manager Michal.penek@onyxhotel.com More 

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