XV Beacon offers the city's peak hotel experience, as evidence by the prominent rankings it recently received from Travel & Leisure. In the magazine's tenth annual "World's Best" Awards poll results, which appeared in Travel & Leisure's August 2005 issue, XV Beacon came in at number 15 among the Top 100 Best Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada and number 62 among the Top 100 Best Hotels in the World.
Conveniently located atop Beacon Hill, the most historic area in Boston, XV Beacon is minutes away from the Financial District and all major city attractions including exquisite shopping on Newbury Street. The hotel's complimentary in-town chauffered Lexus car service is available to pick up or drop off anywhere within Boston city limits.
XV Beacon is a luxury boutique hotel in Boston. The accommodations blend state of the art technology with Boston's historic charm. Each room, starting with the Classic Rooms are richly decorated with functionality and comfort. These feature four poster beds, working gas fireplaces, 5 CD disc players, satellite surround sound music, high speed internet access and private in-room fax machine, printer, copier and direct dial lines designated. The white marble bathroom has heated towel rack, amenities and a 4 inch LCD television. No two rooms are alike.
The Federalist is one of Boston's top 10 culinary destinations with an atmosphere of the worlds most prestigious clubs. The signature of 'The Fed' is Boston's most extensive wine cellar featuring 2,900 selections of over 31, 000 bottles of rare wines. It has been nominated People's Choice Best Restaurant in the city twice and received Wine Spectator's Grand Award for 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. The Federalist is open every day and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends.
Elegant 61 room hotel housed in a turn of the century two-story Beaux Arts building. The façade's first two stories are cast iron, adorned with gilded shields. The third story is a limestone band supporting five stories of roman brick. The ninth and tenth floors are limestone-fluted columns with mosaic inserts, capped by an opulent oversized copper cornice.
The building's original cage elevator and its cast-brass railing with brass newel post dominates the hotels lobby and provides guests with a taste of 'Old Boston'. Mahogany walls surround the lobby and a cozy fireplace radiates a warm welcome. Located on the lobby level are the lounge, bar and the Federalist dining room.
Total Number of Rooms: 60
Connection for laptop
Direct dial phone
Automatic wake-up call
Small sized lobby
Porterage 24 hour
Rooms service 24 hour
Car parking (Payable to hotel, if applicable)
Close to the airport (logan, boston)
Close to the station (south station)