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Kimpton Onyx Hotel

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#35 of 83 Hotels in Boston
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights over Canadian Thanksgiving, and chose this hotel for its proximity to TD Gardens where we were seeing a hockey game, and because the price was more reasonable than other downtown Boston hotels. The location worked well for us - we walked to many central Boston attractions, and also caught the subway twice, which was...

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Reviewed 27 December 2013

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1Thank Lori D
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Stayed for one night in August 2013 and would have loved to stay longer! Excellent service: the staff in reception were friendly and went out of their way to help, the rooms were beautiful and I liked the added touch of the yoga mat! Will definitely be staying there again

1Thank Philippa H
Walpole, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 December 2013

My kids and I stayed here for a concert at TD Garden. Extremely convenient location. Valet and bus service exceeded my expectations. This is a pet friendly hotel. We stayed in room 401 - a dog had marked the bottom leg of the bed as well as the nightstand as a result the room smelled like urine. The toilet ran...

1Thank Laura L
New England
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Stayed for 2 nights with our pre-teen kids and our dog. Staff was really nice and very helpful, although everything was fine so we didn't ask for any problems to be solved. Room very nice but on small side. Location is within walking distance to lots of stuff in Boston but the actual street is a little sketchy and dark....

1Thank Lili S
Watertown, New York
Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Onyx for a Celtics game this past weekend. All I can say is.... Loved it! Our room was very nice and comfortable. Great location-- just a block from TD Garden...and an easy walk to restaurants, Quincy Market, etc... A great staff-- everyone we encountered was very helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed Tony...he...

1Thank Darsmithrn
Reviewed 15 December 2013

I was in Boston last weekend for the Celtics game. I chose the Onyx because it was closed to TD Garden and received complimentary ratings on Trip Advisor. The "Bad": 1). My room was a bit smaller than I expected for a deluxe, even one downtown. 2). It could a bit loud outside the window from the street below, people...

1Thank Jay M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

We've just checked out of the Onyx after a 3 night stay. Excellent service from all staff, they were really friendly and helpful. The Ruby room is more of a lobby area than a room but the drinks were great and the service quick and friendly-the hosted wine hour is a great perk and the hot apple cider was a...

1Thank MrsH39
Michal P, General Manager at Kimpton Onyx Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrsH39, Thank you for the great review! I am glad that you were able to enjoy some of our best perks while staying with us - the wine hour is definitely one of our favorites... I am also happy that you were able to sign up for Kimpton In Touch and take advantage of our Raid the Bar program...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 November 2013

As a mom and frequent business traveler, sometimes its nice to have someone take care of you. Onyx is that place - if your hands are full - they press the elevator button. The staff is friendly, quick to help out and double check that you have what you need. It was a cold day out and they warned me...

Thank wicked_c0ld
Michal P, General Manager at Kimpton Onyx Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wicked_c0ld, I loved reading your review of us! I am so happy that we made you feel comfortable and at home while staying here. Glad you were also able to enjoy the Ruby Room after a long day. We are renovating all our rooms starting in January so hopefully the next time you visit us, you get to experience...

Burlington, Connecticut
Reviewed 20 November 2013

My wife and I have become fans of the Kimpton brands for the nice boutique hotels and outstanding service they provide. This location was no different. Upon arrival we found the road to the hotel was blocked due to construction. We called the front desk and they were nice enough to send the valet to rescue us. Overall I don't...

1Thank BadgerConn

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kimpton Onyx Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in historic downtown Boston, offers exceptional service in stylish surroundings. This gem of a hotel is situated on a charming side street within walking distance of the Boston TD Garden (Fleet Center), Bunker Hill, the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and North Station. The notable neighborhood is harmoniously met with the old-world hospitality of this Kimpton Hotel. The mesmerizing Ruby Room lounge adds to the bejeweled ambiance. ... more   less 

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Address: 155 Portland St, Boston, MA 02114-1702
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range: $359 - $677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Onyx Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
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“Higher floors have more HVAC noise”
Butterfly063, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I changed from room 913 because it was next to the elevator ---to a much quieter room down the hall.”
FromNYto?, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor as it looks out on the street”
angelabI5999KX, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I chose a room away from the elevator, but noise was still a huge issue”
karmo, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgraded double beds aren't much of an upgrade”
Jennnnabear, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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