Taj Boston

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14 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Rooms are awash in comfort: Frette linens, down-filled comforters, a pillow menu, and bath butlers. Full review →



A recent extensive restoration left glittering crystal chandeliers and shiny marble in its luxurious wake.



The public spaces are gilded, service is genteel, and the dimly lit, leather-studded bar overlooking the park is still a favorite with Boston Brahmins.


Condé Nast Traveler

Overlooking the Public Garden and Newbury Street, the Taj Boston—better known by locals as the Old Ritz—first opened its doors in 1927. Full review →

Ask for Sam, the waiter. He’ll take care of you.

DK Eyewitness

The property became part of the Taj Hotel Group in 2007, but continues to emphasize elegance and excellent service.



The old-school elegant Taj is doing its best to win over the old Ritz fans... as well as woo new guests, with discounted weekend rates and a soft renovation. Full review →

Avoid rooms on the 16th floor, under the roof-deck party space.

Forbes Travel Guide 92

The venerable Taj Boston, perched at the top of Newbury Street across from the Public Garden, hasn’t changed much since it opened in the 1920s. Full review →


Frommer's 33

With its luxurious accommodations, wonderful service, and old-Boston atmosphere, Taj Boston appeals to both vacationers and business travelers. Full review →


Gayot 49

As the original Ritz-Carlton, which opened in 1927, this hotel retained all of the glitz and glamour when it changed hands to become a Taj property. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

Bought from the Ritz-Carlton in 2007, the Taj Boston holds on to the Ritz' elegant look, but also offers some superb perks, like chenille bathrobes and free rides in the house Jaguar. Full review →


Rough Guide

Replacing (albeit lovingly) Boston’s historic Ritz-Carlton, Taj Boston is the ultimate in luxurious, old-school Boston accommodation.


Star Service Tick 4

The hotel also features complimentary daily newspaper and shoeshine, a 24-hour concierge, and perhaps the fastest and most expensive laundry service guests will ever encounter. Full review →


Time Out

While tea at the Taj may not have quite the same ring to it as tea at the Ritz, very little has changed about the old girl really. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The epitome of Boston sophistication, the Taj Boston, formerly the Ritz-Carlton, is perfectly perched in downtown Boston. Full review →

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Taj Boston

4.5 Star Hotel tajhotels.com

15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Public Wifi

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