Skip to main content
Living room with grey sofa and taupe chairs with glass table
 Living room with grey sofa, two chairs and glass coffee table
Interior view of hotel entrance to the lobby with chandelier
Living room with beige sofa and chairs, facing the bedroom
Room with two double beds, sitting area and desk.
Restaurant tables  in three columns, with bar in back.

Welcome To The Eliot Hotel

Our Boutique Hotel in Back Bay Boston

One of the Top 15 Hotels in Boston, Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Travelers' Choice Winner 2020, Tripadvisor

Please visit our Covid-19 Information Page for information on our safety protocols

and for the most up to date restrictions on travel to Massachusetts.

The Eliot Hotel, our small, private hotel with impeccably prepared suites, is a safe and comfortable home away from home, where the health and safety of our guests is our utmost priority.Please be assured that the attention to detail that has always been a hallmark of our personalized guest service will be evident in our approach to ensure the highest level of safety for our guests so that you may have confidence in returning to The Eliot, where we will welcome you warmly and safely as soon as you are ready to travel.

When planning where to stay during your visit in Boston, why not treat yourself to spacious comfort, personalized service and award-winning dining at Boston’s premier luxury suite hotel? Offering a touch of Paris in the heart of downtown Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, The Eliot Hotel is the ideal business and social hub just moments from it all. 

Set on one of the most beautiful boulevards in America, our boutique hotel is a stone's throw from Boston’s famous art galleries, cultural attractions, Fenway Park and designer shops at Copley Place and Newbury Street. The Financial District, Hynes Convention Center, Cambridge and top universities like Harvard, MIT and Northeastern are also just moments away.

The Eliot is more than a hotel – it’s a nationally recognized fine dining hotspot. Our historic hotel is home to celebrity chef Ken Oringer’s UNI, a Zagat-rated "Best in the U.S." restaurant recently named "Best New Restaurant" by Boston Magazine. Make a reservation at UNI during your stay, and treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience.

Guests love the quiet comfort of our European-inspired guestrooms and suites, each beautifully appointed with graceful ikat fabrics, sumptuous luxury bedding, Italian marble countertops and the finest upscale amenities. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi, fully stocked mini-bars, plush bathrobes, flat-screen HD TVs with streaming capabilities and special extras like turndown service, welcome gifts and nightly shoe shining.

Deluxe Double Guestroom with two double beds

Deluxe Guestroom

Tastefully decorated with elegant details, our Deluxe Guestrooms are a perfect choice for couples and single travelers in Boston. Choose from one queen bed or two double beds.

Read more
One bedroom suite with one king or queen bed in the bedroom, separated by French doors from a living room.

One Bedroom Suite

Our spacious one-bedroom suites include a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room, separated from the bedroom by double French doors, making this an ideal choice for groups or families traveling with children.

Read more
One bedroom suite bedroom with two double beds

Two Bedroom Suite

With two marble bathrooms, two spacious bedrooms, and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room, this suite offers unparalleled space and elegance in Boston. It’s a perfect choice for families, groups of friends, or those seeking an extra touch of luxury.

Read more

Staycation During COVID Saved Me!!

I needed a staycation pretty intensely once we approached the 6 month mark of the COVID era. I planned to stay for a few days at The Eliot as they were taking extensive safety precautions, but once I arrived I decided to extend my stay to a full week. The staff were very diligent in providing safe and luxurious service while I was there. After 5 and a half month of heartache and stress, it was an absolute luxury to be able to take a break and relax in a beautiful, quiet suite. Not everyone can do this, but I am so grateful to my partner who made it possible. Now I can go back to teaching with my sanity restored!

Janet - Boston

The place to stay

Over the years I have had the opportunity to stay at the Eliot on multiple occasions. It is always a favorite. After being precluded by COVID from traveling to Boston, I have now returned in quite a while. It was wonderful to stay again to this elegant, personal, immaculate home-away-from-home and to see that it continues to be the remarkable and welcoming place it has always been...perhaps, even just a little better.

James S

Pure pleasure

This place is an old building. But the last thing it feels like is an out of date building. It's got classical beauty and modern amenities. Not sure why but we were upgraded from a single room to a suite. The location of the hotel is perfect. And if you are looking for things to do in the city you can find (just down Comm Ave) the Emerald Necklace for a wonderful inner-city walk without the noise and disturbance of traffic. Loved our stay and plan on doing it again soon.


Felt at home

We spent the holidays in Boston with my wife and two of my adult boys. We came to receive a grandchild and didn't know for sure when she would arrive. So we ended up staying about 2 weeks at the Eliot in a 2 bedroom suite. We know Boston very well and this location is one of the best, in the middle of where you want to be. The staff were so friendly and helpful, we were actually sad to say goodbye. This property has a great Boston flavor, cozy but very comfortable and not short on amenities. Will definitely return


Best Location

Fabulous room. Fabulous location! The hotel and staff were extremely helpful and friendly. We were there during Covid while moving our college student into her apartment and we felt very safe. I would stay here again.

Diana G - Piedmont, CA

Great Hotel with really good service

We've stayed at the Eliot several times over the last couple of years while visiting our son at college in Boston. We love the hotel for its location on Commonwealth Ave, the service and friendliness of the staff, and the really comfortable bed!

Debashish S

This is my favorite hotel in Boston...

This small boutique hotel is full of ambiance, comfort, charm and delightful service. The spacious rooms are beautifully appointed - the king beds are like sleeping on a cloud. The internet accessibility and places for plug-ins are adequate. I always carry an extension/multiple port device to handle all of my electronics. The sitting area, desk and bathroom are more than comfortable. The staff are all exceptional in spirit and efficiency. This is my favorite hotel in Boston - I've stayed there many, many times.

Tom P - Dayton, USA

The staff, especially at the front desk and doormen are exceptional...

This is our second time staying at the Eliot. Our week-long stay was outstanding. The location is close to Fenway and walking distance to the stadium, gardens, commons, and restaurant. The staff, especially at the front desk and doormen are exceptional—friendly, helpful and experts on the area. The rooms are beautiful. We will always stay at the Eliot.

Gail C - New York City, USA

What a wonderful hotel!

What a wonderful hotel. It's so lovely to stay somewhere where all the staff make you feel so welcome. The hotel is in the desireable area of Back Bay, a 25 minute walk to the park (which suits us being out of the centre). Adam, Kate, Arthur and Blessed - thank you SO much for your hospitality. Of course, Kevin and the other doormen were fantastic, as were Mae and the other breakfast team. I cannot say enough good things about this hotel, the only way to find out is to stay there and enjoy :)


We were well taken care of in every way!

This was a great place to stay, in general, but more specifically for the marathon. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. The staff was top notch. The location is excellent. We were upgraded to a suite and that made the whole experience that much better. It is an older boutique hotel but very charming and warm. We were well taken care of in every way! I would stay here again with no hesitation! I heard several marathoners asking to book for the following year as they were checking out. We walked to the buses for the start (not that far but seemed really far in the torrential rain downpour, ha ha) we walked to Fenway and we walked home from the race. Less than a mile in all of the above. The only downside to walking home from the finish line is the closed roads because of security so it took/felt longer than it should have...but just know that in advance and look up what roads are closed. Super stay!

Jenny B

Tremendous charm

Highly recommend a stay at the Eliot for its tremendous charm, superb Back Bay location, and excellent service. We were upgraded at check-in to a generously-sized suite with zero street noise and every amenity for a comfortable and luxurious stay. Easy walk to restaurants and shopping on Newbury Street. The valet and front-of-house teams were highly responsive and professional. The furnishings are contemporary but the property has a charming, old school feel. I wouldn't hesitate to come back.


Can't say enough good things about this hotel!

Can't say enough good things about this hotel! Booked a regular room but got a complimentary upgrade to a suite. Spacious and beautifully furnished, our suite had comfortable beds and was very quiet. The concierge was responsive and helpful. Every time I walked through the lobby, I was greeted pleasantly. Valet parking was easy. Location was perfect for our visit to Northeastern and would be great for shopping Boylston and Newbury Streets. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!


Hope to return someday!

I just spent three nights here (solo, on a work trip) and could not have been more pleased with my visit, from start to finish! I tend to obsess on hotels when I travel; I'll book multiple places in advance, then decide later on "the perfect spot". This was the case with my mid-March visit to Boston and I was thrilled with my ultimate choice of The Eliot Hotel. I'd requested a suite on an upper floor with a view, and was richly rewarded with a corner room on the 7th floor that featured three windows and a prime view of the Commonwealth & Mass Ave intersection. The suite itself felt sprawling and apartment-like, especially compared with most cookie-cutter hotels. I felt comfortable and "right at home" moments after walking in. And speaking of cookies, the double chocolate-chip welcome gifts were a nice surprise too! Every staff member I encountered - starting with Arthur at the front desk on arrival - was sincere, friendly and helpful. I was truly charmed by the hotel's combination of modern comforts with the refined elegance you'd expect from an impeccably maintained 1925 property. I am so glad to have bypassed the usual corporate hotel choices for this classic "Old Boston" gem. I will be recommending The Eliot for a long time to come, and hope to return someday!


Great boutique hotel in Boston

Spent just one night at the Eliot and will absolutely return! The room was lovely, the staff extremely pleasant and helpful, and the location was perfect for us. Although we usually drive to Boston, car trouble mandated we take the train. The walk to the hotel from the station was not too long and allowed us to take in some sights on the way. The room, a small suite, was perfectly furnished, clean and beautifully decorated. French doors separated the small living room from the bedroom. Best of all we walked to Fenway Park for a playoff game, and back again at the end of the night. Staff was so friendly and accommodating! Great boutique hotel in Boston.

 Living room with grey sofa, two chairs and glass coffee table
snowy scene with trees and a cleared path

Winter in the City

Enjoy the Winter wonders of Boston! 

A large bedroom with two double beds decorated in black and white

Girls Night Out

Grab your best gal pal and join us at the luxurious Eliot Hotel in the Back Bay!

Shows marble lobby with chandelier and two paintings

Puppy Love Package

Give your pup a welcome retreat in a new environment!

Large living room with sofa, armchairs, coffee table.

Reunion Package

After a long year of zoom calls, it's time to reunite with family & friends!

living room view with couch, armchairs, coffee table and desk

Work from The Eliot Hotel

Need a quiet space to conduct zoom meetings and conference calls? Spend your day at the Eliot!

large bed with mirror on wall above and two side tables

I Prefer Member Rate

Join the I Prefer Program and receive special Member Rates.

New Ikat Suite Living Room

Gift Certificates

Treat a loved one to a gift certificate at The Eliot Hotel! Click the link below or contact us at 800-443-5468 and we will help you put together the ideal getaway!

Wedding dress hanging from a door reflected in a silver mirror.

Wedding Room Blocks

Weddings may look different this year but you can still invite your guests to celebrate your happy day in style with accommodations in our luxurios one-bedroom suites.

Back to top