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The Newbury Boston

by Megan DuBois
Photo: Courtesy of the property
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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 property, on Arlington Street, visitors will find the entrance to the stunning Boston Public Gardens. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of The Newbury Boston

The historic building the hotel is housed in dates back to 1927 when it was originally a Ritz-Carlton. Its brick exterior, complete tall black windows and black frames, make for a classic chic look. Once inside, guests are greeted with jewel-toned furniture and metallic accents in the lobby and library. Each guest room is outfitted with warm neutrals, marble bathrooms, and plush seating. 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

The Newbury Boston is the epitome of modern luxury. Additionally, the property's central location is ideal for travelers looking to explore the city without sacrificing style and modern amenities. Contessa, the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, has astonishing city views.

Who Will Love The Newbury Boston

Solo travelers, couples, and small groups of friends will enjoy being within walking distance of some of the city's best entertainment offerings and historical sites. 

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 four-season rooftop restaurant, Contessa, is the best amenity here. It features incredible views plus decor inspired by the villas of Northern Italy. Indoor and outdoor dining are both available here.

Money Matters

What’s Included at The Newbury Boston

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

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

The property charges a nightly fee of $36.50 plus tax. This includes access to the guests-only library lounge and fitness center, as well as high-speed wifi. On-site parking is also available for $65 per night. 

How to Get a Deal at The Newbury Boston

The hotel offers packages and deals throughout the year, all of which can be viewed here

Getting There

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 closest 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. 

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