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“OMNI Parker House Boston” 4 of 5 stars
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Omni Parker House
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #41 of 82 Hotels in Boston
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“OMNI Parker House Boston”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nice historic old hotel with great service staff and lots of history, but it is a fading lady. Rooms comfortable but dated. Excellent location mid town. Great bar with attentive staff. Otherwise nothing remarkable. I would stay again if the price is right but would.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Parker House is a vintage hotel with all the charm and decorations of the past but brought up to modern standards with technology and service. The location is right on the Freedom Trail for those exploring the city's and country's history. Some challenges with small bathrooms but overall very nice.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Washington DC, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My experience at this location was disappointing from the start. I wasn't able to book a room that didn't include some type of package - that was frustrating when you're on a business trip. I asked for a room away from elevator and when I got to the room, it was right next to it. So had to go back down and get a different room. Final room was small, in need of updating - had peeling wallpaper in a number of locations, carpet unraveling, etc. The bathroom has no counter to place things on - so you have to place your makeup and other toiletries on the toilet. The noise from trash trucks starting at 4 am was horrible. They just kept coming and coming. And when I went down to have breakfast that was included with the rate, the line to the restaurant was half way across the lobby. There was no way I was waiting for that when I'm in town to work. For the price, it was absolutely ridiculous and very disappointing. Will not return nor recommend.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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OmniPH55, Guest Relations Manager at Omni Parker House, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
We certainly understand that your initial reservations and arrival experience (not to mention the busy restaurant at breakfast) clouded your overall view of your stay and sincerely apologize that things did not go as you expected. We'll be in touch to see what we can do to make things right for you!
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very clean and comfortable and a good rate. Has a certain charm that is lost in modern hotels. Excellent service from front desk. Room was a little smaller than I had hoped but suitable for lone traveller and had everything I needed to make the stay enjoyable. Hotel is minutes walk from various attrations and about 15 minutes from convention centre.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Omni is always a good choice but I think it could do with a little revamp. You can tell that they have been in the business for a while and it felt a bit like coming to an older person's home. Comfy but a bit old-fashioned. The staff was very friendly and everyone is happy to help and maker your stay a pleasant experience. The location of the Omni is hard to beat and I really loved the area.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was in Boston attending a conference at Harvard Medical School. The Omni is nicely located - 2-3 mins walk to Park Street subway and then a 15 minute ride to Avenue Louis Pasteur and the various medical school buildings. Omni is located in a smart, nicely humming part of town and there are some lovely eateries and restaurants a stone's through away.
The lobby is nicely laid out and always busy. I booked a single room. It was compact but sufficient for my needs. A good shower. The WiFi service is fast and reliable.
I would stay again if I was in town on my own for a conference.
But if returning with my wife, a hotel with a more modern, chic style would be more my thing: The Omni was a bit of a blast from the 1970s. Overall, not bad.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed in the hotel for 2 days. People at the reception were very nice, polite and well prepared.
We have stayed in a twin room, which, in my opinion was a bit too small. We had no view as the room was located near a huge building.
The room and bathroom were very clean and the staff was very helpfull.
The waiter from the bar was a bit annoying, it was like he was not in the mood for having clients. Except this, I would definetely go back there in case I would need a place to stay in Boston.

Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Omni Parker House

Address: 60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Boston
#25 Green Hotel in Boston
#28 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#33 Business Hotel in Boston
#33 Romantic Hotel in Boston
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Hotel Class:4 star — Omni Parker House 4*
Number of rooms: 551
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located along the historic Freedom Trail in the heart of downtown Boston, the Omni Parker House has the perfect location from which to experience Boston. ... more   less 
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