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Hotel AKA Back Bay

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Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds

Overview of Hotel AKA Back Bay

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Hotel AKA Back Bay

3.5 star property
Beaux Arts hotel with restaurant, near Copley Square

9.2/10 Superb

1,017 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
154 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA, 02116
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • ATM/banking services
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Back Bay
  • Copley Square - 5 min walk
  • Boston Common - 8 min walk
  • The Freedom Trail - 13 min walk
  • Northeastern University - 22 min walk
  • Massachusetts General Hospital - 23 min walk
  • Boston Harbor - 24 min walk
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace - 24 min walk
  • Boston University - 26 min walk
  • Fenway Park - 27 min walk
  • New England Aquarium - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • Logan International Airport (BOS) - 15 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 16 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 34 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 34 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 35 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 37 min drive
  • Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.) - 68 min drive
  • Back Bay Station - 6 min walk
  • South Station - 20 min walk
  • Boston Ruggles Station - 26 min walk
  • Arlington Station - 5 min walk
  • Copley Station - 7 min walk
  • Boylston Station - 10 min walk

Restaurants

  • Mooncusser Fish House - 2 min walk
  • Flour Bakery + Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Berkeley Perk Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Skipjack's - 4 min walk
  • STRIP by Strega - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel AKA Back Bay

Hotel AKA Back Bay offers a great location, putting you within just a 10-minute walk of Copley Square and Boston Common. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the 24-hour fitness center for a workout. Also, Boston University and Northeastern University are within a short drive. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Arlington Station is 5 minutes and Copley Station is 7 minutes.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 225 rooms
  • Arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 25+ Mbps)

Parking

  • Covered onsite valet parking (USD 60 per day)
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Use of nearby fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center (3200 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1925
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 24-hour fitness center

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 46-inch TV
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 25+ Mbps)
  • Phone
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave (on request)

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 23.29 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Fitness center access
    • Phone calls (may be limited)
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per day

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

Parking

  • Covered valet parking costs USD 60 per day
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

State tax ID - C0014330351

Also known as

Boston Loews
Boston Loews Hotel
Hotel Loews Boston
Loews Boston
Loews Boston Hotel
Loews Hotel Boston
Back Bay Hotel
Jurys Boston Hotel
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Loews Boston Hotel
Hotel AKA Back Bay Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel AKA Back Bay offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel AKA Back Bay does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel AKA Back Bay?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel AKA Back Bay?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel AKA Back Bay?
Yes. Valet parking costs USD 60 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel AKA Back Bay?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel AKA Back Bay?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Encore Boston Harbor (15-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel AKA Back Bay and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and sailing. Hotel AKA Back Bay also has a 24-hour fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel AKA Back Bay?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Berkeley Perk Cafe (4-min walk), Skipjack's (4-min walk), and STRIP by Strega (4-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel AKA Back Bay like?
Hotel AKA Back Bay is in Back Bay, a short 5-minute walk from Arlington Station and 5 minutes' walk from Copley Square. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

9.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Emily, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Farah, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location with attentive friendly staff. Room was clean and spacious. Our only issue was the Keurig coffee machine. It was promptly replaced when notified it wasn’t working. Unfortunately they replaced it with another that was also not functioning
Lori, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Natalia, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

BOS return
The staff was very helpful, attentive and responded quickly to our needs.
Edward, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Karen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Hotel
Great hotel and location
David, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kevin, 2-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

Jill, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Let’s do it again!
Great location and safe place.
Jason, 1-night trip
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