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Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity Church, this area is known for its upscale restaurants and stores.
560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3603
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Snazzy mall... wide variety of shopping for all budgets. The same applies for eating options. The hotel has a connecting bridge, which is easy access. Thankfully I traveled for business, so I had to limit my shopping :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ikin25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the area and really enjoyed the shopping and hanging in this area of Boston. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mall is solely composed of high priced, 5th Ave. type stores, connecting hotels in the most confusing manner imaginable. The square itself is worth a brief look. Take public transit as parking is very expensive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterD2327
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in front of the Fairmount Hotel, this little square is very active. During our stay in Boston this little square hosted the Mexican Day of the dead celebrated on November 1, a farmer's market every Friday, weather permitting with an amazing selection of mushrooms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yves G
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Part of one of our Viking included tours was a Bus ride around town. We saw Copley Square and all of the tall buildings as well as churchs and parks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1946Glenn
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Around the square are the beautiful Public Library (pop inside for a few minutes--it is striking), the old church whose rector presided over the funeral of Abraham Lincoln and who also wrote the carol, "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem", also nearby is the Finish Line...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The first calling point here has to be the Trinity Church but the Square is surrounded by other historic buildings. A must-see location in Boston.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Not that many stores and most were to snooty for us. To my wife who is a professional shopper it was a waste of time. It’s pretty but.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chris13209
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Sat adjacent to the Trinity Church and took in the atmosphere. Despite large buildings and roads around the periphery it did feel pretty peaceful amongst the greenery.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This was a very cool stop - other than our tour guide. It was really neat to see this historical area of Boston.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Jeanna M
July 31, 2016|
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Response from MilakdM | Reviewed this property |
Copley Square is an open area that never closes. It is more vibrant before 6pm. Shops in Pru mall close at 6-7pm on Sunday. Restaurants are open late. Library is open noon-5pm. I am not sure about trinity church or... More
March 26, 2015|
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Response from MilakdM | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I would try to stay close to the city or close to a T station. Unless you have a car, Chelsea, Woburn & Peabody are hard to get to and you will waste too much time travelling. I think your best bet is to go for... More