Learn all about The Mandarin Oriental, Boston and all the amenities that comes with a stay!
If you’re looking for to splurge on a stay at one of Boston’s most luxurious hotels, check out the Mandarin Oriental in Back Bay. This downtown hotel is a contemporary oasis with phenomenal service and an award-winning spa.
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The Mandarin Oriental has a dark and cozy interior that’s reminiscent of a classic grand hotel, but with a modern and simple twist. The lobby and reception area pairs caramel wood-block paneling with gleaming beige and brown marble flooring and metal accents. Geometric Art Nouveau pattern adorns the elevator doors, matching the yellow-and-blue abstract corridor carpet.
This location offers eight different room and suite variations ranging from the Deluxe Room to the Royal Suite. The elegant Deluxe King Room had a sleek, contemporary design, furnished with a sumptuous bed dressed in luxurious linens, a 42-inch flat-screen TV and striking maple cabinetry inlaid in black. The spacious bathrooms featured a deep tub, separate rainfall shower and Red Flower toiletries. But our favorite room amenities were the practical items, a full-sized nail file and a shoehorn to name a few.
To help you unwind after a long day, check out the 16,000 square-foot Spa at Mandarin Oriental. You can enjoy four different heat/water experiences: Vitality Bath, Crystal Steam Room, Experience Shower and Ice Bath. Treatments pair Asian healing arts with modern beauty ideals.
Their fitness center also comes with some of of the most state-of-the-art technology, such as their Technogym cardio and strength-training equipment. Besides that, there is a personal Kinesis Wall, TRX suspension training, and plenty of towels, bottled water, fresh fruit and free earphones. Personal trainers are available upon request, as well as private yoga and Pilates classes.
There’s also a 24-hour business center with computers and a free copy/printer/scanner machine.
Food & Drink
The cozy Lobby Lounge is comfortably furnished with couches and armchairs around a fireplace. Here, guests can enjoy some delightful high tea here with beautiful pastries and bubbly. Additionally, the lounge serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night cocktails. Room service offers the standard burgers, club sandwiches and salads. And if you prefer healthy bites, head to the spa cafe.
The top notch service at the Mandarin Oriental is one of the best we experienced in the city. Guests are met with a welcome tea delivered to the room immediately after checking in, nightly turndown service, and complimentary newspapers and shoeshines.
A chauffeured Mercedes is ready to take guests anywhere within a two-mile radius of the hotel. We never touched our bags from the moment we arrived in a cab until after we got in another cab to leave. Overall, the service went above and beyond.
The Mandarin Oriental, Boston resides in an ideal location in the center of the city. This property lies next to the Prudential Center where there’s the Skywalk Observatory and Top of the Hub restaurant, each with fantastic city views. Newbury Street, lined with restaurants and boutiques, is nearby. And the Copley MBTA station is a few minutes away on foot.
Address: 776 Boylston Street, Boston.
The Mandarin Oriental, Boston is the hotel that has it all. Not only does this property offer some of the city’s most luxurious standard rooms, there is extraordinary service and an amazing spa to relax at. There’s no doubt that you’ll enjoy your stay.