Hotel Aka Back Bay

154 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116 United States (USA)
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4 Star Luxury Property
42.349183 -71.072462
+1-800-219-2797
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4.0/5

Based on 1368 guest reviews

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  • Access to gym on-site
  • Hotel has 225 rooms
  • 10 floors in property
  • 3 suites in property
  • Check in time: 4pm
  • Check out time: 11am
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Back Bay, Fenway Park, Boston Common & Public Garden, Waterfront, Copley Square, Boston Garden, Hynes Convention Center, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Newbury Street Shopping, Copley Place Mall, Theatre District
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1368 guest reviews

Property Description

Housed in the stately limestone building that was once home to the Boston Police Headquarters, Loews Boston Hotel is a premier choice among hotels near Copley Square, offering an unforgettable blend of historic charm, sophistication and authentic New England hospitality. The Loews Boston is the gateway between Back Bay, South End and key city attractions, with an exclusive location, close to prestigious colleges and universities The Back Bay mixes business with pleasure, and its buildings battle for attention. Skyscrapers look down on historic churches, city squares and blocks of elegant, sought-after brownstones. The choice of what to do in Boston is just as broad, from theater, fine dining and nightclubs to gyms, spas and the upscale shopping of Newbury and Boylston Streets. The Loews Boston Hotel is truly Boston's badge of hospitality.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4pm
Check Out: 11am
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 10
Rooms: 225
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 225
Handicap Rooms: 9
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 6 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 5000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 120 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11am - 11pm, 7 days a week
Pool Info: NA
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm day prior to arrival
Nightly Parking: $65.
Total Taxes: 16.45%
Total Misc Fees: $35.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 14.45%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Parking Fee: 48.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 4.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 18.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Boston Logan International Airport is approximately 6 miles away and a quick 15 minute drive.

Local Shuttle Info: None

Breakfast Information

Precinct Kitchen + Bar serves classic American dishes and New England seafood specialties, including breakfast. Apothecary Lounge in the lobby serves a range of coffees, including latte, espresso and cappuccino.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed $50.00 for entire stay

Parking Info

Valet parking only. Current fees are $65 overnight. Subject to change.

Internet / WiFI

Wi-Fi is complimentary in guest rooms and meeting space.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: The Friendly Toast - A quirky diner serving up creative breakfast dishes. Located 0.5 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Lunch: Union Oyster House - Historic seafood restaurant serving classic New England dishes. Located 1.3 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Dinner: Oleana - Mediterranean restaurant known for its delicious small plates. Located 1.2 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Activity: Freedom Trail - Explore Boston's rich history by following this 2.5-mile long trail. Located 0.2 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Tatte Bakery & Cafe - Charming bakery known for its pastries and breakfast options. Located 0.3 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Lunch: Neptune Oyster - Popular seafood spot known for its lobster rolls and raw bar. Located 1.1 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Dinner: Mamma Maria - Cozy Italian restaurant offering homemade pasta and traditional dishes. Located 0.8 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Activity: Fenway Park - Visit the iconic baseball stadium and catch a game or take a tour. Located 1.4 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Tatte Bakery & Cafe - Charming bakery known for its pastries and breakfast options. Located 0.3 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Lunch: Neptune Oyster - Popular seafood spot known for its lobster rolls and raw bar. Located 1.1 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Dinner: Mamma Maria - Cozy Italian restaurant offering homemade pasta and traditional dishes. Located 0.8 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.
  • Activity: Fenway Park - Visit the iconic baseball stadium and catch a game or take a tour. Located 1.4 miles from Hotel AKA Back Bay.

Previously known as:
Loews Boston Back Bay Hotel

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Aka Back Bay

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Aka Back Bay.

Feel free to use the Hotel Aka Back Bay meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Boston event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Taylor Room 22 x 13 x 12 1212 100/100 71 75 50 40 29 --/-- 120 100 --
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Taylor Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1212 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 13 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Harrison Room 20 x 58 x 12 1000 60/-- 58 35 20 15 24 --/-- 90 80 --
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Harrison Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 58 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Crowley Room 36 x 25 x 12 856 71/71 50 50 35 25 21 --/-- 80 -- --
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Crowley Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
856 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
36 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Sheehan Room 21 x 19 x 12 400 33/33 23 17 15 10 10 --/-- 44 30 --
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Sheehan Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
21 x 19 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Wilson Room 19 x 19 x 12 400 33/33 23 15 15 10 10 --/-- 25 30 --
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Wilson Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
19 x 19 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Pugsley Room 22 x 13 x 12 318 20/20 19 13 10 9 8 --/-- 20 20 --
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Pugsley Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
318 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 13 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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FAQs about Hotel Aka Back Bay

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Hotel Aka Back Bay have?

There are 225 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Hotel Aka Back Bay?

Yes, they have 6 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Hotel Aka Back Bay?

Precinct Kitchen + Bar serves classic American dishes and New England seafood specialties, including breakfast. Apothecary Lounge in the lobby serves a range of coffees, including latte, espresso and cappuccino.

What parking is available at Hotel Aka Back Bay?

Valet parking only. Current fees are $65 overnight. Subject to change.

How much does internet cost?

Wi-Fi is complimentary in guest rooms and meeting space.

Is there a gym at Hotel Aka Back Bay?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Testimonials:

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"I tell everyone that this is how I found this great hotel, and how easy it was, and for anyone planning to organize a group event, no matter what the size - your site is a must." S.V. - Ottawa, ON

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