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Taj Boston

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15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky to be upgraded to a room with a separate sitting room with a fireplace. Very nice, indeed. Charming and clean. Great location. Our favorite meal of the day is breakfast, and though not included in the room rate we enjoyed the delicious a la carte breakfast in the hotel's cafe each morning of our 4-night stay. Service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is in what I think is the best location in Boston. It is very nice, but it feels rather tired and dated and in need of an update. The lobby is pristine, but once one gets on a floor with rooms, the dating/need of updating issue becomes apparent. The chandeliers in the hallways look like they have not... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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34 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has one of the best locations in Boston across the street from the Public Gardens and on the corner of Newbury Street, doesn't come much better. The service at the hotel is outstanding and staff went out of their way to serve. I would especially note the concierge service which is outstanding. The hotel is luxurious, but at... More 

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Orlando
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got to hotel around 4 pm to find our room wasn't ready. No big deal but we were tired from traveling and were really looking forward to freshening up and changing. So the front desk staff offered to buy a drink for us in their bar. So we hung out there for 20 minutes or so waiting for our room... More 

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Salem, New Hampshire
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent New Year's Eve here and overall had a fantastic time ringing in 2015 in the city...with the only negative being this hotel. First off, it didn't even look like the hotel bothered to freshen up at all from what the Ritz Carlton left behind when it relocated...or if it did, then the hallways and furnishings are already looking... More 

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England
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. Our room was beautiful, beds comfortable and bathroom spotless. The bar is lovely and the waiters were friendly and attentive. Only criticism (and that's just our taste) is the bar menu was not tempting. I have to put in a special mention for the hotel porters/concierge who always made a point of speaking to... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Taj is located across from the Public Gardens and on Newbury Street, the best shopping street in Boston. The bar is one of the best bars in Boston looking across to the Public Gardens and wood paneled throughout. Liveried waiters cater to your every need at comfortable tables and chairs. The bar is a throwback to the grand old... More 

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Auburn, Maine
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Fantastic location on Newbury St. with AMAZING views of Boston Common. Decent food quality in restaurants and from room service. Cons: Lackluster customer service, Fire Alarm issues, poor ventilation, run down decoration. We stayed at this property for two nights over Mother's Day weekend, mostly because we wanted to try the Taj's rooftop Mother's Day brunch. Unfortunately, we got... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the rooftop buffet recently. It was excellent as always. It's a bit pricey at about $75 p/p($80 if you do mimosas)Plenty of choices. I liked that they "rolled" the smoked Salmon. Sometimes before you'd take a piece & wind up with 4-5 stuck together. Much easier now. The Chilean Sea Bass was excellent. The only slight downside is... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my husband and i stayed at the taj for his medical school reunion. the location of the hotel is perfect, on newbury street with a view of the boston common. that is the best part of this hotel. the rooms are ordinary and the bathrooms outdated. the room was very clean, but nothing special. we had breakfast, a snack in... More 

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