Learn all about The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Boston and all the amenities that comes with a stay!
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Boston is exclusively located with views of Boston Common and easy access to dining, shopping, the theatre and plenty of attractions. The stylish interior of the property and gorgeous Club Lounge are a result of the recent $13-million redesign. Besides the property’s beautiful design, there is premium fitness available, as well as a sophisticated eatery and craft-cocktail bar.
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Entering the premise, guests are greeted with a grand, toffee-colored, marble lobby. The property mixed the soul of contemporary Boston with a touch of European elegance, seen in the leather, wood, and steel used throughout the building.
The warm wood walls and trim compliment the art and hand-blown Murano glass lights. Opposed to ta typical front desk, the modern furnishings act as seating for checking in. Topping off the elegant lobby is a fireplace glowing in the back.
This property includes 193 rooms and suites that implement historic materials, like leather, linen, wood and steel, into unexpected details. From leather and bronze headboard fasteners to “turned” table bases. With careful eyes, one can catch the colonial craftsmanship – forging, hammering, embossing and carving – but with rich, new materials and in abstract forms.
The 425-square-foot Scenic Park View Room was designed with a contemporary approach to luxury. The wainscoting was classic, but made modern by the wall treatment above it. Fabrics were custom made in hues of gray, blue and mustard. Elegant lighting, plush carpeting and artwork by local talent made the room warm and cozy. Multiple outlets and USB ports, touchscreen controls, and a large Smart TV with Netflix, Hulu Plus and Pandora would satisfy any tech addict.
The toffee-toned marble bathroom was furnished with a deep soaking tub, a separate shower and luxurious Asprey bath amenities.
While there’s no pool or spa on property, the hotel is connected to Equinox Sports Club. Equinox is a 100,000-square-foot luxury sports and fitness complex which houses diverse classes, a 25-yard lap pool, spa, salon and a healthy cafe. Access is complimentary for club-level and higher-category rooms.
The Club Lounge is available to suite or club level guests and features daily culinary – for breakfast, light snacks, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and sweets. Additionally, the lounge offers access to a computer station.
The property also featured a gorgeous ballroom, lined with massive windows which overlooked Boston Common. For business travelers, there are also nine meeting rooms that could accommodate groups from 10 to 350 people.
Room rates can also include complimentary high-speed WiFi for up to six devices, twice-daily housekeeping, overnight shoeshine and morning newspapers.
Food & Drink
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston houses two options for food and drink on location.
Overlooking Avery Street, Artisan Bistro is the hotel’s day-to-night, smartly casual restaurant that overlooks Avery Street. This restaurant serves up farm-to-table, modern American fare. Standout dishes include the lobster crepe for brunch, short rib sandwich for lunch and Georges Bank scallops for dinner.
With a beautiful fireplace as a focal point, Avery Bar gives the Ritz Carlton a cozier vibe and is one of the city’s favorite afterwork hotspots. Order from the bespoke cocktail list and pair your drink of choice with bar snacks and small bites. We highly recommend any of their signature martinis.
Similar to other Ritz-Carlton properties, the service offered at the Boston property was impeccable. Throughout the stay, even in the restaurants, staff is friendly and offers attentive care. Concierge is informed and ready to offer local advice.
The Ritz-Carlton sits just off Washington Street in Downtown Crossing. This prime location means that guests are near the Paramount Theatre, the Opera House and a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. Boston Common was at the end of the block, and we could easily walk to Faneuil Hall, Back Bay and Newbury Street.
Address: 10 Avery Street, Boston.
Earn Free Nights With Marriott Bonvoy
The Ritz-Carlton is a Marriott hotel brand. This means that guests who join Marriott Bonvoy can earn points towards a free stay at the Ritz-Carlton.
The best way to rack up on Marriott Bonvoy points is by getting a Marriott co-branded credit card and qualifying for its welcome bonus.
Chase offers two personal credit cards that earn Marriott points, while American Express (Amex) offers one personal and one business card. If you’re looking to apply for a Marriott credit card, keep in mind:
- The Chase 5/24 rule: If you opened five or more new credit cards in the past 24 months (from any bank), Chase will not approve of your request for a new card.
- The Amex once-in-a-lifetime welcome bonus rule: You can only qualify for the introductory offer on each Amex personal and business card once in your lifetime.
The Marriott Bonvoy BrilliantTM American Express® Card offers 75,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases on the Card within the first 3 months.
In addition, you can enjoy up to $300 in statement credits each year of Card Membership for eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program.
With this card, you'll earn:
• 6X Marriott Bonvoy points for each dollar of eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program.
• 3X points at U.S. restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines.
• 2X points on all other eligible purchases.
This card comes with a $450 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. However, you can receive 1 free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Award can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points) at a participating hotel. Certain hotels have resort fees. (See Rates & Fees)
Furthermore, enjoy unlimited airport lounge visits when you enroll in Priority Pass Select membership.
The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card offers 3 Free Nights (each night valued up to 50,000 points) after spending $3,000 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
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• New Benefit! Earn 3X Bonvoy points per $1 on the first $6,000 spent in combined purchases each year on grocery stores, gas stations, and dining.
• New Benefit! Earn 1 Elite Night Credit towards Elite Status for every $5,000 you spend.
You gain an automatic Silver Elite Status each account anniversary year. Path to Gold Status when you spend $35,000 on purchases each account year.
You'll receive 15 Elite Night Credits each calendar year & an additional Free Night Award (valued up to 35,000 points) every year after account anniversary.
This card does carry a $95 fee; there are no foreign transaction fees.
The Marriott Bonvoy BusinessTM American Express® Card offers 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
You can enjoy a complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status with your Card. Plus, earn Gold Elite status after making $35,000 in eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
You'll earn 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program, 4x points at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping, & 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
You'll receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Plus, earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. Awards can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) at a participating hotel. Certain hotels have resort fees.
This card does carry a $125 annual fee. (See Rates & Fees)
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold offers 30,000 Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
This card earns up to 14X total Bonvoy points per $1 spent at over 7,000 hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy & 2X points for all other travel purchases. You’ll receive 1X points per $1 spent on all other purchases.
This card comes with no foreign transaction fees and you'll get 15 elite night credits each calendar year!
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston provides modern-luxury to guests whether they are business travelers and families. Experience beautiful views of the city, top-notch amenities, innovative dining and attentive service. Consider booking a stay and see why this is one of the best five-star hotels in Chicago.