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Hotel AKA Back Bay formerly Loews Boston Hotel

Boston, United States

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Hotel AKA Back Bay formerly Loews Boston Hotel

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Excellent boutique hotel. Close to Charles River. Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas. Fantastic service.

Formerly the Loews Boston Hotel, Hotel AKA Back Bay offers a sophisticated retreat in a stately limestone building near Copley Square, Newbury Street and Boston Public Garden. Surrounded by classic architecture juxtaposed with modern décor, you’ll enjoy premium accommodations with the cosmopolitan culture of Back Bay right outside your door. New England charm abounds throughout the elegant guest rooms and suites, while lifestyle amenities such as a lively restaurant and state-of-the art fitness center make it easy to settle into life in one of Boston’s most desirable locales. The attentive guest services team is available to provide local recommendations, help with special requests and ensure your stay with us is memorable.

A nod to the building’s storied past as the Boston Police Headquarters, Precinct Kitchen + Bar displays antique photos of the force, a historic backdrop to enjoy a menu of classic American dishes and New England seafood specialties. The hotel’s elegant conference and event spaces take their names from heroic officers of their time, adding to a uniquely museum-like experience.

Intuitive services and amenities enhance your stay at Hotel AKA Back Bay, offering both the luxuries of a premium hotel and the comforts of home. Maintain your fitness routine in the state-of-the-art fitness center, and enjoy indoor and outdoor seating at Precinct Kitchen+Bar, serving delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a popular destination for evening drinks. From the elegant lobby to extensive gathering spaces, you’ll find it easy to stay productive and recharge your vital energy.

Hotel AKA Back Bay offers a collection of elegant guest rooms, luxury suites and an expansive, one-of-a-kind Back Bay Suite. Designed and decorated to maximize space and natural light, your accommodations will welcome you with soft lighting, lush fabrics and sumptuous bedding. Whether you’re here for a short visit or a longer sojourn, prepare gourmet coffee in the mornings and open the windows to let in the fresh breeze. Luxuriate with soft robes and warm cotton towels from heated racks in each guestroom. Classic architecture is artfully offset by a sophisticated, soothing blend of cool grays, warm blues, and smart neutrals to create the definition of relaxed luxury.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel AKA Back Bay formerly Loews Boston Hotel
  • 154 Berkeley St
  • Back Bay
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • United States

Location Summary
Exclusive Back Bay location, close to Boston University, Boston College, Harvard, Northeastern, Berklee College of Music, Emerson and Tufts Medical School.

Hotel AKA Back Bay’s exclusive location places you in the gateway between Back Bay, South End and key city attractions. A cosmopolitan city center with a residential feel, the Back Bay neighborhood in Boston was in fact a small saltwater bay up until the mid-1800’s when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts began to fill it to create a new neighborhood. It soon developed into a leading arts and cultural center. Today, Back Bay’s legacy as one of Boston’s most desirable places to live continues – showcasing Copley Square, historic brownstones, upscale shopping, fine dining and the Charles River Esplanade.
Business Center
24-hour business center.
Banquets & Meetings
Five dedicated meeting rooms.
Disabled Access
ADA accessibility.
Fine Dining On Site
The Precinct Kitchen + Bar gives classic American dishes an innovative makeover.
Fitness Center
Fitness gym with state-of-the-art equipment.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums