Host a Successful Event at Our Boston Hotel Near Commonwealth Ave

Centrally located in downtown Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, our charming and intimate hotel on Commonwealth Avenue is a perfect location for corporate events, board meetings, private dinners and celebrations. The Eliot Hotel’s experienced event planners and catering team are dedicated to the pursuit of perfection, ensuring that your special event will be one to remember.

Our boutique property features two stylish and distinctive meeting rooms totaling 1,422 square feet. Serviced by our award-winning UNI restaurant, the Charles Eliot Room has a cozy working fireplace and space for up to 40 guests. For smaller events, the 288-square-foot Commonwealth Room offers an intimate setting that’s ideal for corporate meetings and small dinner parties of up to 10 people.

With customized menus available from UNI's critically acclaimed chef, Ken Oringer, our in-house cuisine will impress even the choosiest of guests.

Planning a larger event? Our staff can help book a meeting venue at the Harvard Club next door, and we always offer discount rates for groups staying at the Eliot, no matter where your event may be.

For more information about hosting your event at The Eliot Hotel, please contact our Sales Office for assistance: (617) 267-1607

Meeting & Event Services

Board Room Table in Commonwealth Room
Lobby in Eliot Hotel
Meeting Room Table in Charles Eliot Room
Apples and Peaches On Table in Meeting Room
Dining Tables in Charles Eliot Room


The Eliot Hotel’s private meeting rooms provide an atmosphere of elegance and discretion in the heart of downtown Boston. You and your clients will be able to conduct productive meetings in the comfort of your own private room.

Charles Eliot Room

  • 1,134 square feet (42’ x 27’)
  • Capacity of 18 people at one table with a presentation set-up
  • Capacity of 20 people at one table without a presentation set-up

Commonwealth Room

  • 288 square feet (16’ x 18’)
  • Capacity of up to 8 people with a presentation set-up
  • Capacity of up to 10 people without a presentation set-up



Make your next Boston social event the envy of everyone! Let Chef Ken Oringer create your own “Private UNI” in our sequestered dining room, and give your guests an experience that will surpass their wildest expectations.

Charles Eliot Room

  • 1,134 square feet (47’ x 27’)
  • Capacity up to 40 people

Commonwealth Room

  • 288 square feet (16’ x 18’)
  • Capacity of up to 10 people

Private and semi-private events are also available in UNI Restaurant. Please contact UNI's event planner, Katie Aramento at 617-536-7200 or for more information.


Due to seasonal availability, our catering menus change frequently. Please contact the hotel’s Catering Department at 617-267-1607 for the most up-to-date menus.

Chef Ken Oringer would be delighted to customize a menu for your Boston event.

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  • rooms total SQ.FT. Room size ceiling HT Classroom Theatre Banquet Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square
    Commonwealth Room 288 square feet (16’ x 18’) 0 0 0 0 0 8-10 0 0
    Charles Eliot Room 1,134 square feet (47’ x 27’) 0 0 30 40 60 60 0 0
    • Audiovisual services available upon request
    • On-site event planner
    • Discounted group rates for event attendees
    • Partnership with Harvard Club for large group bookings
    • Catering provided by award-winning Uni Restaurant
    • Customized menus available from celebrity Chef Ken Oringer
    • Assistance with floral arrangements
    • Complimentary house flowers and votive candles
    • Private brunches and lunches available
    • Bartender (fee of $250.00 for parties of 12 or more)
    • Private wait-staff
    • Wine Director or sommelier available for consultation
    • Three-course, four-course and tasting menus available
    • Business center with print and fax access
    • 10 meeting rooms available at the Harvard Club, adjacent to the hotel
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