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The Back Bay Hotel
What to Expect
The Back Bay Hotel, formally known as Jurys Boston Hotel, is a renovated 1920’s limestone police headquarters.
Located in the pleasant area of Back Bay, guests can expect to find a smoke free, friendly hotel with Irish hospitality and historic surroundings.
A spectacular staircase illuminated in changing colours and with water flowing gently beside and beneath it, has milk glass steps rising to the marble-floored lobby.
The hotel is famed for its pub and restaurant, which serves excellent food and its cheery atmosphere.
Amenity highlight There is vintage police memorabilia dotted around the Irish bar, reflecting the buildings historic past. In the pub, visitors can enjoy drinks and snacks beside the stunning fireplace, whilst the Stanhope Grille offers a menu of Irish and Continental cuisine. There is an exhibition kitchen for diners to enjoy and seasonal outdoor seating is available. Complimentary wireless internet access is on offer throughout the complex. Property Amenities
The Back Bay Hotel is ideally located for guests to explore some of Boston’s attractive areas.
Situated within five blocks of Copley Square, Hynes Convention Centre, Boston Common and the stylish shops and café’s of Newbury Street, visitors will not have too far to travel to discover what Boston has to offer.
An added advantage is the ‘T’ subway station located one and a half blocks away from the hotel, which can take guests to several more destinations.
Two computers are available in the vaulted-ceiling living room area with complimentary internet access.
There is also a fitness suite for guests, which is open 24 hours a day and round the clock room service.
For diners, the popular Stanhope Grille serves breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, with a brunch served on Sundays.
The hotels Irish bar, ‘Cuffs’, named after the buildings colourful past has draught beers and wines on offer.
The ‘Cuffs Most Wanted’ menu offers modern pub food, such as miniature Burgers and Lobster Bisque, all served in a friendly and fun atmosphere.
• 24-hour front desk
• Air-conditioned public areas
• Audio-visual equipment
• Number of floors: 10
• Parking (valet) $42/24 Hours In/Out
• Banquet facilities
• Breakfast available (surcharge)
• Business centre
• Business services
• Coffee shop or café
• Concierge services
• Conference room(s)
• Dry cleaning/laundry service
• Event catering
• Fireplace in lobby
• Internet access in public areas - complimentary
• Internet access in public areas - high speed
• Internet access - wireless
• Meeting rooms (small groups)
• Multilingual staff
• Number of rooms: 225
• Parking (surcharge)
• Parking garage
• Room service (24 hours)
• Safe-deposit box - front desk
• Security guard
• Smoke-free property
• Tour assistance
• Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
• Wedding services
With 225 beautifully furnished guestrooms, The Back Bay Hotel is the perfect place to relax after exploring the many attractions Boston has to offer.
The beds feature a pillow top mattress, with Italian cotton linens and down duvets.
Guests should expect to find flat screen TVs with pay-per-view films on offer, a CD player, mini-bar and complimentary bottled water.
Each room has two multi-line phones with voicemail and free wireless internet access.
There is an in-room safe and a complimentary newspaper delivered on weekdays.
The marble bathrooms have a bath with shower facility, shower only or separate bath and shower.
Terry-cloth robes are on offer for guests, with Aveda toiletries, make-up and shaving mirrors and heated towel racks.
All the guestrooms at this hotel are smoke-free.
• Air conditioning
• Bathroom telephone
• Non-smoking rooms only
• Blackout drapes/curtains
• Bottled water in room (complimentary)
• Cable/satellite TV
• CD player
• Climate control
• Clock radio
• Complimentary newspaper (M-F)
• Cribs (infant beds) available
• Designer toiletries
• Direct-dial phone
• Electronic/magnetic keys
• Hair dryer
• Hypoallergenic bedding available
• In-room safe
• Internet access - complimentary
• Internet access - wireless
• Makeup/shaving mirror
• Mini bar
• Multi-line phone
• Pay movies
• Premium bedding
• Premium TV channel(s)
• Refrigerator (on request)
• Rollaway beds
• Turndown service
• Voice mail
• Wake-up calls
Stanhope Grille – this celebrated restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features an exhibition kitchen to wow diners.
The cuisine can be enjoyed in booth-seating areas or on the sunken plaza during seasonal outdoor dining times.
A buffet breakfast is served daily with a choice of a la carte or traditional Irish breakfast.
Guests can also choose the made-to-order waffle option.
Dinner includes specialities such as Roasted Mushroom and Potato Strudel, Duck Stroganoff and Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin.
Cuffs Irish Bar – featuring a huge two-sided gas fireplace, wooden floors and buried cherry wood bar, this is a popular place for guests to enjoy a relaxing drink of draught beer or wine and watch the large flat screen TVs.
There is vintage police memorabilia all around the bar, reflecting the hotels past, when it was used as Boston Police Headquarters.
Food is available with a menu offering modern pub food such as Burgers, BBQ Pork and Rhode-Island style Calamari.
The bar is open from late morning to late evening each day.
IL Barista – located in the lobby, this shop offers coffee, speciality drinks and freshly baked pastries and muffins, all served beside a gas fireplace.
Il Barista is open from early morning until late morning and again from late afternoon until mid-evening.
Room service – available 24 hours a day
The Back Bay Hotel boasts a fully furnished fitness suite, which is open 24 hours a day.
Guests can expect to find exercise bikes, treadmills, free weights and strength training equipment.
Visitors can also take advantage of a discounted day pass to Boston Sports Club, which has an indoor pool and is located just four blocks from the hotel.
Seasonal canoeing, sailing and boat tours are available on the nearby Charles River, with jogging and cycling paths running along the river’s bank and through public parks.
The recreational facilities at the hotel and nearby are listed below; fees may apply:
• Ice-skating nearby
• Kayaking nearby
• Sailing nearby
• Boating nearby
• Swimming nearby
• Rowing or canoeing nearby
• Running track/path nearby
• Aerobics nearby
• Pilates classes/instruction nearby
• Yoga classes/instruction nearby
• Hiking/biking trails nearby
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges.
Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
• Pets not allowed
• Check-in time is 3 PM
• Check-out time is Noon