Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 15 publications
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Top 10% in Boston About the TripExpert Score

15 expert recommendations


DK Eyewitness

A red carpet leads guests into the opulent lobby of this 1912 Boston landmark, the sister hotel to New York’s Plaza.


Fodor's Tick Choice

Those who really love pampering should book the Fairmont Gold floor... an ultradeluxe club level offering a dedicated staff, free breakfast and tea-time snacks, and a library. Full review →


Frommer's 34

The "grande dame of Boston" is a classic old-fashioned grand hotel, with a clientele of leisure and business travelers who expect luxurious lodgings and superior service. Full review →


Gayot 48

This 1912 Renaissance Revival building rises six stories, flanked on either side by the Boston Public Library and Trinity Church. Full review →


Insight Guides

With an opulent lobby and 383 European-style rooms, many with handsome period furnishings, this palatial 1912 hotel overlooking Copley Square remains la grande dame of Boston hotels. Full review →



Historic 1912 Back Bay grande dame facing Copley square, with nipped-and-tucked interiors and superior service Full review →


Lonely Planet

For all its outward pomp, the spirit of the place thankfully lacks pretension.


Michelin Guide

Back day’s palatial property has been home base for visiting US presidents and foreign dignitaries since 1912.


Oyster 4.0

Dating back to 1912, this iconic 383-room Fairmont hotel in tony Back Bay has the most opulent lobby in the city, a classic oak-paneled bar and restaurant, and top-tier service. Full review →


Rough Guide

Built in 1912, the iconic Fairmont has long boasted Boston’s most elegant lobby, with its glittering chandeliers, mirrored walls, and trompe l’oeil sky.

Even if you don’t stay here, be sure to have a martini in the fabulous Oak Bar, with its high-coffered ceilings and mahogany chairs.

Star Service Tick 4

This is a hotel with strong ties to the past, and its regal decor is prized by demanding traditionalists. Full review →


The Telegraph 8.0

One of three historical landmarks that anchor Copley Square, the Fairmont Copley Plaza, built in 1912, offers a luxurious getaway in the centre of the Back Bay. Full review →


Time Out

This little sister to New York's Plaza Hotel occupies a prime spot overlooking Copley Square, in the heart of Back Bay. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The Fairmont Copley Plaza is a seven-story Beaux-Arts structure with a limestone... exterior and a spacious lobby featuring Italian marble columns and a gilded ceiling hung with crystal chandeliers. Full review →


Zagat 3.5

"Old-world elegance" characterizes this "charming" and "stately" circa-1912 grande dame with an "ideal" location in historic Back Bay.

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Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

4.5 Star Hotel fairmont.com
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138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116

Contact (617) 267-5300
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Accessible

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