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The Newbury Boston

by Megan DuBois
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by Megan DuBois
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The Newbury Boston combines the historic charm of the city with modern luxury. The hotel is located on the iconic Newbury Street, where designer stores and local cafes line the sidewalks. On the other side of the hotel, on Arlington Street, visitors will find the entrance to the stunning Boston Public Gardens. The historic building the hotel is housed in dates back to 1927 when it was originally a Ritz-Carlton. The hotel has 286 accommodations, 90 of which are luxury suites. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of The Newbury Boston

The exterior of The Newbury Boston is red brick with tall black windows and black frames, making for a classic chic look. Once inside, guests are greeted with jewel-toned furniture and metallic accents in the lobby and library. Each of the guest rooms is outfitted in warm neutrals. Floor-to-ceiling windows, which look out to the city or gardens below, are the showpiece. 

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The Vibe at The Newbury Boston

Modern luxury. The location is ideal for travelers looking to explore the city while having a centralized hotel with all of the modern amenities of home. Contessa, the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, has stunning views of the city.

Who Will Love The Newbury Boston

Solo travelers, couples, and small groups of friends will enjoy being within walking distance of some of the best entertainment and historical sites the city offers. The Newbury Boston also offers curated food and art tours planned by local guides.

Who Might Not Love The Newbury Boston

Families with small kids might find the resort too stuffy. While there’s a lot for families to do in the area, the hotel itself is not incredibly family-friendly, with limited activities and kid-friendly spaces.

Best Amenity at The Newbury Boston

The rooftop restaurant, Contessa, is the best amenity at the resort. It has incredible views, decor inspired by the villas of Northern Italy, and the flexibility to accommodate indoor and outdoor dining with a few slides of a window. 

Money Matters

What’s Included at The Newbury Boston

Each room at the hotel includes private access to the library and gym, a rainforest shower, evening turndown service, a minibar, Frette Italian linens, robes and slippers, free wifi, and entertainment casting abilities. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at The Newbury Boston

There are city and state occupancy taxes as well as a convention center tax and residential fee. Overnight valet parking is $62.

How to Get a Deal at The Newbury Boston

The hotel does offer packages and deals throughout the year. The current “She’s Back” Debut Offer includes a complimentary room upgrade, $100 dining credit, breakfast for two, early check-in, and late check-out. 

Getting Here

In the Neighborhood of The Newbury Boston

The Newbury Boston is located in the heart of the city. The Boston Public Garden and the designer shops on Newbury Street are on either side of the hotel. A few blocks away, you’ll find Back Bay and Beacon Hill. The start of the historic Freedom Trail and the Boston Public Library are also within walking distance. 

Nearest Airport to The Newbury Boston

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is 5.1 miles (about 10 minutes). 

Nearest Public Transportation to The Newbury Boston

The nearest MBTA stops are the green, red, and orange lines. The Arlington Green Line is just one block from the hotel. Amtrak service at Back Bay Station is a 12-minute walk or a five-minute drive. 

The Bottom Line

The Newbury Boston is a centrally located, luxury hotel in the middle of Boston that adults and older kids will enjoy while on vacation in the city. 

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