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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at XV Beacon. All of the staff was friendly and attentive. The location is perfect for exploring Boston and for anywhere a little further, a driving service is offered. The driver, Mark, was very friendly and made sure to point...More
The hotel itself is interesting because it used to be a transit authority center and then a School Commission building for many years. Being a teacher I thought the latter was funny.
The rooms were filled with amenities, the gas fireplace warmed us up. The...More
I’d like to share my “travellers rule of thumb” in this forum. And that is: if the hotel wifi is poor, the rest of the services are too. And in this case the wifi was erratic and for one day even completely unavailable. And once...More
It honestly mystifies me that this hotel has gotten so many good reviews. Our experience was terrible. We were booked for six nights, and we only stayed two -- we left as soon as we could find availability at another hotel.
Our room was cramped,...More
My husband and I had stayed at XV Beacon many years ago and I chose to return this year for a brief weekend stay to treat my husband Stu to a birthday celebration. It fully lived up to our high expectations! I only wish we...More
Response from ksmith1515, Director of Sales at XV BeaconResponded 4 weeks ago
On behalf of the XV Beacon team, we thank you for your wonderful feedback and enjoyed celebrating your special birthday occasion with us. We will be sure to share your review with those team members whom made your stay extra memorable and we look forward...More
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
We welcome children of all ages. We provide beautiful cribs and rollaway beds. Our Boston Common studios have 2 beds; a queen pull out sofa bed and a king bed. We also have a few Contemporary classic rooms with 2 full... More
We welcome children of all ages. We provide beautiful cribs and rollaway beds. Our Boston Common studios have 2 beds; a queen pull out sofa bed and a king bed. We also have a few Contemporary classic rooms with 2 full beds. When known children are staying with us, cookies & milk, bubble yum bubble bath salts and kids robes are provided.