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XV Beacon

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XV Beacon Hotel reigns over Boston's historic Beacon Hill neighborhood in its turn-of-the-century landmark Beaux Arts building. The modern furnishings counterbalanced by a grand staircase of marble, mahogany paneling and original caged-glass elevator reflect how past lives transform into the present. The 63-room luxury boutique hotel, recognized for peerless personal service, sophisticated interiors and luxurious custom amenities, distinguishes itself with its sense of heritage, peacefulness of home and utmost discretion.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Airport transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
188Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
72Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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This is by far our best experience at a Boston hotel( we have been to several 5 stars hotel in Boston) and arguably one of the best boutique hotels. It has the right size, the right ambience and the service you expect from such a hotel. The rooms are wonderfully appointed,
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From the moment that we checked to the moment we checked out the hotel and it’s team were amazing. The rooms are of a good size and the gas fire is a great touch, it’s makes the room feel warm and cozy. The mini bar is the most comprehensive I have ever seen! The staff were
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I spent a one-night stay at this hotel; I'm a travel executive and have stayed at many hotels, including all the 5-star hotel properties in Boston. This hotel was an absolute disaster from the moment I stepped inside. Anyone planning on visiting Boston should stay away from this
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I’ve often stayed at this luxury boutique hotel, which well located in Boston, and have always had a good experience. It works for both couples and females travelling alone because it is cosy, feels intimate, is very friendly, with a relaxed bar and all the right things
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We had a wonderful stay during our first ever trip to Boston. After researching 4- star hotels this came up our top choice. The location was perfect...a walkable distance to many Freedom Trail sights and also Beacon Hill. For the places that were too far, the House Lexus was
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Response from 910karas, Director of Sales at XV Beacon
Responded 5 Feb 2019
On behalf of the XV Beacon team, we thank you for your wonderful feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. We will be sure to share your review with those team members whom made your stay extra memorable and we look forward to having you back soon! Warm Regards, XVB Team
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Ventilator in bathroom broken, fogged up room -- this was after 15 minutes
Plastic spoon, really?
Lightswitch fell off wall, poor maintenance
Muffled small TV.
The bedside table
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Do the rooms have Nespresso coffee machines ?
XV Beacon features Illy coffee machine in each of our 63 guestrooms.
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Is the hot tub available to use all year? And what are the hours of the hot tub?
It is closed until Memorial Day weekend and opened through October weather permitting.
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Is this a family friendly hotel? Ages 8-12
We welcome children of all ages. We provide beautiful cribs and rollaway beds. Our Boston Common studios have 2 beds; a queen pull out sofa bed and a king bed. We also have a few Contemporary classic rooms with 2 full beds. When known children are staying with us, cookies & milk, bubble yum bubble bath salts and kids robes are provided.
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is the airport transportation a free service for pickup and drop off please? Thankyou, Andrea.
It is not complimentary. The 3 mile return trip to the airport from the hotel to the airport in our Lexus house car is $40. Our Lexus House Car is not permitted to pick up at the airport due to licensing however we can arrange a livery service for the transfer for $145. Taxis are also available.
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Is there shopping nearby?
Shopping everywhere. Faneuil Hall, Newberry Street, Downtown Crossing, Copley Square.
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"Lower floors overlooking the street will have some noise starting quite early, but it wasn't too bad"
"Each room has it's own EXTRAORDINARY Experience"
"I prefer the higher rooms with more light and away from the lift"
"Opt for the larger rooms at the front of the hotel."
"Rooms ending in 01; 03; 05; 07 (and maybe 09) don't have any view at all."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 461 - US$ 2,234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
xv beacon bostonxv beacon hotel boston
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBostonDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
63
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