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The Boston Park Plaza Hotel Exterior View

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel

64 Arlington Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02117

Written by Julie Greiner
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of historic Back Bay and adjacent to the Boston Common and Boston Public Garden. Built in 1927, this grand hotel is Boston's only member of the Historic Hotels of America. After a $60 million renovation - the Boston Park Plaza
is of the gracious elegance and historic beauty worthy of its beginnings. From Ballrooms designed for celebrations, to a Grand Lobby that beckons and guest rooms to soothe the weary traveler, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel will welcome, delight and inspire as you revel in all that the city of Boston has to offer.

The Boston Park Plaza Guest Suites

There are over 900 updated guest rooms and suites. Refurbished elevators, which reflect the hotel's elegant history, yet nod to the present with the latest technology, transport guests to the newly renovated guest
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel Imperial Ballroom
rooms. Each guest room provides a stylish contemporary atmosphere which combines ultimate comfort with the most modern conveniences such as voice mail, dataports, modern lines, irons and ironing boards, coffee makers and 25-inch televisions with cable and a choice of in-room movies. All guest rooms were completely updated with new furnishings, carpeting, wall treatments, curtains and bathtubs - using warm earth tones in soft shades of brown, beige and cream to provide a relaxing yet elegant atmosphere in keeping with the history of the hotel.

Dining and Entertainment at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel

The renovation has truly recreated the hotel as a "city within a city", housing everything
in the form of dining, entertainment and services all under one roof. The celebrity line-up of new residents who have moved in to this "city" include Rande Gerber's Whiskey Park, already Boston's hottest new nightspot. The McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, one of the nation's premier seafood restaurants. The M.J. O'Connor's, an authentic Irish Pub and the Swan's Court - the lobby restaurant and bar offering everything from high tea to tapas, with a panoramic view for people - watching. The Bonfire is a unique steakhouse and
The Castle at The Park Plaza Hotel
the newest incarnation from celebrity chef Todd English opening later this summer. Besides all the new restaurants and bars, the established lobby eateries such as Au Bon Pain, Finale, Montillio's and Ben & Jerry's are the finishing touch. Guests truly never need to leave 64 Arlington Street to experience it all!

The Castle at Park Plaza

The Castle at Park Plaza is a designated National Historic Landmark, and is a multifaceted event space unlike any other in Boston. Conveniently located directly across from the Boston Plaza Hotel and Towers in the heart of historic Back Bay. The Castle at Park Plaza will be the perfect
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel Entrance
location for your convention, exhibition, trade show, reception or special event. The Castle was built in 1891 as an Armory for the First Corps of Caders. The 17,280 unobstructed square foot space is amazing to behold. Three stories of open vaulted ceiling, original glass skylights and iron work balconies grace the interior. Outside, the turrets, moat and drawbridge will fascinate all who approach. As unique as the atmosphere, The Castle at Park Plaza offers excellence in service for all of your hospitality needs.

Banquet, Conference, Exposition and Meeting Facilities

The glorious mezzanine Level Ballrooms and private function rooms will inspire and delight. The Imperial Ballroom was built to be breathtaking, and has only increased in beauty during the current era of nondescript rooms and florescent lighting. The 2-story Baccarat crystal chandeliers cast a warm glow over the royal style balconies and floor to ceiling windows. The Imperial Ballroom can accommodate an event for up to 2,000 people.

Opposite the Imperial Ballroom on the Mezzanine, The grandeur of the Georgian Ballroom speaks quintessential Boston. From warm oak covered walls, to floor to ceiling velvet draperies and the fireplace opposite the entrance, functions of up to 800 will be immersed in the beauty and the history within. Holding court between these two ballrooms are 7 private function rooms with character and atmosphere to spare. From the English e\walnut paneled Hancock Room, once the hotel's private library, to the pre-function Arlington, Berkeley and Clarendon rooms with antique tile fireplaces, meetings and functions of up to 250 will feel the comfort intended in this space.

Conference Center

On the 4th floor Conference Center is a designated private, efficient, responsive atmosphere needed for the important decisions and presentations made every day. The spirit of the floor has remained the same, built originally to accommodate the newly traveling salesman and his need to sleep, meet, entertain and present his wares all in one place. The built in display tables have been replaced with high tech audio-visual facilities, dedicated Conference Coordinators and furnishes designed for comfort, no matter how intense the topic. The natural daylight in all rooms serves to illuminate today's attendee. The Conference Center can accommodate a board meeting of 10 to a classroom of 110. The Mezzanine can accommodate 10 to 2,000 guests in style and comfort.

Park Plaza Hotel Features

There are 2 elegant ballrooms, 34 meeting rooms and a dedicated conference center equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual services. The Boston Park Plaza Hotel consists of 960 rooms of which there are 22 suites, all on 15 floors. The rooms and suites are equipped with electronic key systems, voice mail, data ports on the phones, cable TV and in-room pay movies. The Boston Park Plaza hotel features full-service concierge, airport shuttle, a business center, travel agency, major airline offices, currency exchange, a pharmacy, barber and beauty salons, gift shop and fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center. The Hotel is located 2.3 miles from Logan International Airport and has all public transportation at the front door.
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