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Taj Boston

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Milford, New Hampshire
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit, and were not disappointed. Last time, we had an inner suite, which was large, but faced the interior of the building. This time we had a suite overlooking the park. Not as big as the inner suite, but the view alone would be worth the extra cost. The staff were attentive, friendly and processional.

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Houston, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my first time staying at this property and I would compare it closely to The Ritz Carlton. My room was spacious and decorated nice. The room was very clean and it had a nice mini bar stocked with all of the things that I love. I definitely recommend this hotel for the value and convenience of downtown Boston.

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Kongsberg, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good at making you feel welcome, luxury in an old fashion way. Excellent Indian food. Ideally located by a nice park, good for running. Vallet parking taking way too long, their parking must be far from the hotel. Waited 30 min for the car....

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Plano, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a weekend in Boston at the Taj for a wedding at the hotel. The minute you enter you are greeted with a warm and friendly staff that wants to serve your needs. Within a few minutes walk of the hotel is shopping, eating and the great attractions Boston is known for.

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights while visiting Boston. The location is perfect for sightseeing- and is located directly across from the park. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean. The service was excellent. I'm very glad I chose this hotel for my vacation.

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BostonTaj, Manager at Taj Boston, responded to this review

Dear B_MilanItaly, Thank you for spending the time to review our hotel. It is always a delight to read the kind words from our recent guests. From our location, to our rooms, and lastly our service, we thank you for highlighting all aspects that make for an exceptional stay. Looking forward to welcoming you again on your next vacation to... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a reasonable 5 star experience and generally comparable other 5 stars in the City such as Fairmont and 4 Seasons - the reason for the one star review is they charge for internet- and to rub salt in the wounds they charge per device - so my family of four was another $40 per night for internet... More

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BostonTaj, Manager at Taj Boston, responded to this review

Dear Clifford S, Thank you for spending the time to review our hotel. Please know that we take all of our reviews seriously, and apologize for the inconvenience you experienced. We are currently in the process of making changes to our WiFi policy so that we can better accommodate our guests that stay with us. We hope to have this... More

Miami Beach, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Boston and having left for Miami Beach 17 years ago, it was such a treat to stay in such a prime locale. The Taj does justice to the history of the neighborhood, and the attentive staff made us very welcome. Concierge service was also stellar.

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BostonTaj, Manager at Taj Boston, responded to this review

Dear Annie P, We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us on your trip home. We thank you for highlighting our location, as well as our service. It is through reviews such as these that inspires all of us to continue to provide the exceptional service that we are known for. We hope that we have the... More

Los Altos, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay at TAj in Boston overlooking the commons. We were even able to view the Charles from the room.-at least a small part....wonderful location We stayed at the suite which was very comfortable almost felt like an one bedroom apt.Service was good not superb.breakfast was great Great with family .Will definitely return

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San Jose, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night in the Taj while traveling on business. The old hotel building is stately and quietly upscale while retaining a small scale boutique ambiance. The lobby bar was cozy and comfortable and breakfast was served as ordered with excellent service. The staff graciously handed out umbrellas to cope with the rainy summer weather. The room was nicely... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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376 reviews 376 reviews
25 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Taj Boston is run by very nice people who try hard for you to like them and they have certain challenges which we are learning to overcome. For one thing, the hotel occupies two buildings though you would never know it. The "old building" was built in the 20's and bathrooms are small and rooms sometimes face a wall.... More

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BostonTaj, Manager at Taj Boston, responded to this review

Dear doug100worth, Thank you for spending the time to review our hotel. We thank you for your kind feedback and for educating our readers on the history of our hotel. We are made of two historic buildings, and we have worked hard to provide a seamless experience no matter which one you are in. We try our best to provide... More

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Address: 15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Taj Boston 4.5*
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Taj Boston, the Crown Jewel of Boston Hotels, occupies the city's most prestigious address at Arlington and Newbury Streets. Renowned for its classic style and award-winning service, this 1927 landmark hotel overlooks the picturesque Public Garden with swan boat rides and the Boston Common's ice-skating at Frog Pond. Surrounded by art galleries, boutiques and restaurants, the hotel is ideally located near the Theatre District, historic sites, shopping at Copley Place and the Hynes Convention Center. ... more   less 
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