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XV Beacon

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New York
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In the heart of beacon hill- perfect location.. walking distance to sights, restaurants, shopping. King Studio beautiful room and very spacious. Service was fantastic- accommodating but not stuffy. Special thank you to Roy @ front desk.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I stayed at the XV Beacon in early March 2017, and I'm finding it difficult to fault this fabulous boutique hotel on anything that guests would care about. The rooms are gorgeous, with high ceilings, beautifully appointed and comfortable beds, and lovely bathrooms. The staff is competent and attentive without being overbearing or overly solicitous. My friend and I booked...

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Killington, Vermont
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I'm a little slow in writing this , but that's because i started it and apparently didn't finish it. I stayed at the XV Beacon for about the 5th time last November. This hotel never ceases to amaze me. I've written other reviews on it, but I think it's important to continue to say 'they haven't lost their touch'. Sometimes...

1Thank pickytravellers2
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stayed here overnight with family in Feb 2017. The hotel is beautiful. The location is perfect for local restaurants and night life. Staff very friendly. Great amenities. Great shower. High end. Will be back.

3Thank FS1973
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful hotel. Our stay was excellent. The room with the fireplace was stunning. The bathroom was beautifully appointed . We will definitely return . The location is discrete in a very elegant part of town, yet a walk from parks and town.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The in-room fireplace made my trip so cozy! Nothing like coming in from the cold New England weather to my fireplace on and surprise cookies and chocolate covered strawberries waiting for me when I got back to the room!

1Thank BP37a42
Rotterdam, New York
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ran away from home after burying my bff of over 30 years. She passed away from breast cancer and I need to find some quiet in a luxurious place that would take care of me. I found great solace and peace at the XV. They ordered room service for me, brought me things I didn't know I needed - warm...

4Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I just stayed at XV Beacon and were very pleased with the help of there professional staff including Concierges Steve, Thomas, Colleen who were on top of their game with the hotel restaurant closed for renovations and they found us lovely quiet restaurant on Super Bowl Sunday! Well done. And thanks to driver Fernando for his focused...

1Thank Charlie H
Kingston, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a beautiful hotel that has the nicest rooms and best staff of almost any place we have ever stayed. Our room was on the 4th floor facing the street which gave us a little more street noise than we would have liked, but that is the only demerit. The room itself and the hall were very quiet. The...

1Thank frank f
Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at this wonderful small botique hotel on Beacon Street. The atmosphere was quiet and low key, just the way I like it. The room was spacious and very comfortable. The dining experience was great, the food was excellent and service great. They have a complementary car service available to all guest. We took full advantage...

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
XV Beacon Hotel reigns over Boston's historic Beacon Hill neighborhood in its turn-of-the-century landmark Beaux Arts building. The modern furnishings counterbalanced by a grand staircase of marble, mahogany paneling and original caged-glass elevator reflect how past lives transform into the present. The 63-room luxury boutique hotel, recognized for peerless personal service, sophisticated interiors and luxurious custom amenities, distinguishes itself with its sense of heritage, peacefulness of home and utmost discretion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about XV Beacon

Address: 15 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108-2902
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: RM1,992 - RM3,907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — XV Beacon 5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Xv Beacon Boston
Xv Beacon Hotel Boston
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#7 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#11 Business Hotel in Boston
#17 Family Hotel in Boston
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“If you want a really quiet room, then pick one of the smaller rooms. They face an airshaft with no street noise.”
stevedew77, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors probably have less street noise, ask.”
997frankf, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Love the Boston Common Suites”
VTwelltravelled, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The king rooms tend to be larger than the doubles”
denny20, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“request a room away from the street (and higher floor) as there is city street construction going on”
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Adventure Diva, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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