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Eliot Hotel

370 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Phone:

    (617) 267-1607

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Pets Allowed
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Voicemail
  • In-House Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Wake Up Service
  • Family Rooms
  • Safe
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Mini Bar In Room
  • Handicap Accessible
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    Jason Moose
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    5 Aug 14, 2013

    Charming, elegant, and luxurious; the words that came to my mind upon entering the Eliot Hotel’s marble plated lobby. Each room is a ‘luxury suite’, with glass doors holding down the privacy of the bed from the parallel living room. My room was equipped with a flatscreen television, coffee maker, and fully stocked mini-bar. Gym passes are provided to the nearby Boston Sports Club. On the ground floor adjacent from the street, is a French restaurant, Clio, and sashimi bar, Uni, that are both critically acclaimed. With all these great features, I expected the pricey tag that goes along with it. But if you can afford it, the Eliot Hotel is sure to be a great stay in Boston.

    Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
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  • Eliot Hotel
    Emma Lee Mueller
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    4 Sep 25, 2013

    The Eliot hotel is a bit more lavish and glamorous than what I am used to, but I'm not complaining! Most of the rooms are suites, with ample space for hanging out with friends and family, and many of them overlook Kenmore Square. While you can tell the building is on the older side, the rooms are incredibly clean and the decor is, for the most part, up-to-date and modern without losing that old Boston charm. It's an ideal spot for a relaxing Boston getaway, with easy access to Fenway, Newbury Street and so many great restaurants.

    Recommended for:FoodiesLuxury TravelersFamily Travelers
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    Susan V. (Disney Expert)
    3 Jul 05, 2012

    The only reason I didn't rate this higher is due to the high price. The suite has some nice amenities such as a soft, cushy and comfortable bed, large computer monitor at the desk, large shower, robes and nice toiletries. However, I did feel rather cramped in the bathroom. My brush, toothbrush, make-up, etc were continually falling off the tiny shelf and into the sink.
    The staff is wonderful and it is in a safe neighborhood.

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  • Eliot Hotel
    Lulu
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    3 Jul 04, 2012

    This hotel definitely has an old charm to it, which is not what I am used to. Though the rooms were renovated and looked nice, I feared our room was haunted because one of the lights in the bathroom would turn on and off randomly. We also heard some random squeaking noises here & there, which we attributed to either old pipes or mice. The bathrooms are spacious, but a bit out dated. It's been ages since I've used a shower/tub combo!

    Service was great here, upon check-in we were upgraded to a large and comfy suite. Valet service takes at least 30 minutes to get your car, so make sure to call in advance. Instead of key cards like most hotels, we got a big lunky old-fashioned key. On the flip side, our room was equipped with a touch-screen computer offering free internet and other guest services.

    Room service is pretty good, as long as you order during the day and stick to items that come from the restaurants downstairs (Clio and Uni Sashimi Bar). Late-night room service however is horrible. At 3am, we ordered "baked macaroni with Vermont cheddar cheese and bread crumbs" and "two slices of cheese pizza with fresh basil, parmesan cheese, and olive oil"...but what we got was pretty much easy-mac and soggy microwaved pizza. Yuck!

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Description:

The Eliot is a luxury boutique hotel located in the Kenmore Square area of Boston, just around the corner from Fenway Park. Other nearby attractions include Newbury Street, Copley Square, Boston University, and the Prudential shopping center. Its historical presence offers the warm boutique touch of Paris in Boston.

Features:
The Eliot offers a number of complimentary basis such as wireless internet, Mon-Fri newspaper delivery, free access to Boston Sports Club, turn-down service, overnight shoeshine, and a business center complete with PC and printer. Additional services include concierge, dry cleaning, valet parking, childcare, and pet sitting. This property is also equipped with a number of spaces for conferences, meetings, and receptions. The in-house restaurants Clio and Uni Sashimi bar, are run by Chef Ken Oringer, James Beard Award winner for Best Chef in the Northeast.

Guestrooms:
Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature designer toiletries, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer multi line phones, iPod docking stations, and CD players. Flat panel televisions have satellite channels and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, minibars, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios. Guests may request hypo allergenic bedding, extra towels/bedding, and wake up calls. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.

Notifications and Fees:
There are no room charges for children 18 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 36 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Reviews Summary

Excellent!1102 reviews across the web.

  • This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
  • Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
  • Location
    97% liked the proximity to shopping.
  • Service
    95% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Hotel
    93% thought it was clean.
  • Ambiance
    92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
  • Room
    84% said the beds were comfortable.
  • Food
    Tasty food.