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Back Bay Meetings & Business Travel

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The Perfect Location for Business

If you’re visiting Boston for business meetings nearby, an event at the Hynes Convention Center, or hosting your own Boston Meeting or Event, then staying in the Back Bay is your best bet.  Copley Square Hotel is elegant, inviting, and perfectly situated in the heart of the Back Bay. It’s within easy walking distance of both the convention center and the Back Bay Amtrak Station, as well a variety of restaurants and bars perfect for entertaining clients or grabbing a quick bite between meetings.

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In touch with your expectations.

Everything you’d expect, and some wonderful surprises.

Respectfully restored and refreshingly unpretentious, the Copley Square Hotel is a boutique hotel in the Boston Back Bay that exudes contemporary luxury and historic charm.

Experience a redefined boutique hotel experience, from the design of our business and fitness centers, to our personalized concierge and sleek check-in pods. Revitalize with our morning power hour with bottled water, granola bars and jogging maps. Enjoy eclectic cuisine, drinks and dancing at our eatery, martini lounge, and nightclub, or sip a heavenly pour at our nightly "Wine Down".

Set in a vibrant neighborhood that fuses spectacular history with rich culture, our hotel offers a distinctive experience that is intuitively yours.

Services & Amenities

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Extended Stay Services
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Nightly "Wine Down" 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Bottled Water with Turndown Service (upon request)
  • Letter-sized Paid Domestic Postage
  • Complimentary Seasonal Afternoon Beverages
  • Intuition Specialist Services
  • Morning Power Hour - 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. (jogging maps, granola bars, bottled water, fresh towels in the lobby)
  • Seven-day, Same Day Laundry & Valet Services
  • Restaurant, Lounge and Nightclub
  • Overnight Shoe Shine
  • Daily Newspaper
  • 60 Minutes of Local/ 1-800 Calls
  • Coffee/Tea in Lobby Daily, 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Games/Puzzles
  • Business Center Services
  • Complimentary Fitness Center - free weights and cardio equipment
  • 100% Non-smoking
  • In-Room Dining ($)
  • Pet-Friendly (up to 2 pets, up to 90 lbs.($60 per pet per stay)
  • Valet Parking ($51 overnight, prices subject to change)

Best Team-Building Activities: Mild & Wild

Copley Square Hotel’s fun team-building exercises that fuel a little friendly competition, while also firing up the friendships.

Escape the Room Boston

Put your group’s communications skills to the test in this fun, interactive puzzle experience. Teams are locked in a room where they have one hour to find hidden objects, solve puzzles, and figure out clues to locate the final key that sets them free.

Murder at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt

Organized by Watson Adventures, a company specializing in scavenger hunt team-building activities, this whodunit mystery is set in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts where teams must work together to figure out who “murdered” the curator.

Action Kitchen

This professional cooking experience features a state-of-the-art kitchen with four distinct cooking areas – home to woks, grills, deep fryers, and more – where teams can prepare any dish imaginable. Sign up for either a “collaborative cuisine” to create dishes together or a “creative cook-off” to compete for the title of best chef.

Scavenger Hunt

What better way to get to know Boston than with a scavenger hunt around the city? Utilize the Stray Boots app, an app-based scavenger hunt, with several experiences that bring teams to places all over the neighborhood, from the main tourist sites to more hidden local favorites.

Improv Asylum

Improve Asylum isn’t just Boston’s best sketch comedy theater. They also offer training in improvisational techniques to help individuals, teams, and whole companies start to communicate and work together more effectively, while having a few laughs along the way.

Themed Dinners: Cuisine with Concepts

The best banquet menus and creative menu items that are deliciously destination-focused. 

Top of the Hub & Skywalk Observatory

Set 52 stories up overlooking 360-degree views of Boston, the landmark Top of the Hub restaurant is ideal for gatherings from 15 to 60 guests, while the striking Skywalk Observatory hosts up to 600 guests for sit-down events or 1,000 for cocktail parties.

Strega

When it comes to Italian food and amazing atmosphere, look no further than this glitzy Old-World restaurant in Boston’s North End. A favorite among celebrities like Lebron James and Justin Timberlake, it’s known for its gangster-inspired décor and authentic Italian dishes made by Sicily-transplant Chef Salvator Firicano.

Wink & Nod

Located in Boston’s South End, this evocative lounge features handcrafted drinks and creative international fare in speakeasy-style surroundings. But what really sets it apart is its rotating kitchen concept, where every six months, a new restaurant group is invited to run the kitchen and experiment with dishes that are unapologetically bold and creative.

Barcelona Wine Bar

If a group outing to Spain isn’t manageable, the next best thing is a trip to Boston’s best tapas restaurant. Designed to evoke the feeling of an evening spent on Las Ramblas, Barcelona Wine Bar offers an extensive array of Spanish-centric small plates and a wine list the size of a novel.

Off-Site Meeting Venues: Landmarks to Live It Up

Meetings become lifetime experiences when hosted in one of Boston’s most unique meeting venues. 

New England Aquarium

This iconic Boston attraction is the perfect setting for an ocean-inspired evening dinner amid chattering penguins and lit-up tanks packed with sea life. With several venues accommodating 30 to 2,000 guests, your group has the option to rent the entire aquarium or just one private room for an evening full of wonder.

Boston Museum of Science

Schedule a group visit to explore interactive exhibits or host an event overlooking the Charles River. Several event spaces accommodate 25 to 4,500 guests and feature the world-class Wolfgang Puck catering service.

Boston Common’s Frog Pond

Rent out the Frog Pond in the winter for your group to ice skate under the lights at night, complete with hot cocoa and snacks. Additional package offerings include skating lessons from instructors, catering from the Frog Pond Cafe, and a short performance by an up-and-coming local skater.

TD Garden

Bring your group to watch a Celtics game, Bruins game, or concert, or host a private event for up to 1,500 people on the arena floor. The world-class culinary team, flexible functions spaces, and unique atmosphere provides an impressive option for any event. 

Fenway Park

With several unique event spaces, including the deck atop the Green Monster and the old-timey Big Concourse, there’s no more unique setting for a group outing than Boston’s historic baseball field. On non-game days, you can also buy out the entire ballpark to hold your own private events all day.

Meeting Technology & Amenities: Simple to Smart

Offerings – from high-tech highlights to just plain ingenious add-ons – that make holding a meeting at Copley Square Hotel unlike anything else.

Daily “Wine Down” Hour

The Copley Square Hotel offers free wine to guests in the lobby from 5 to 6 p.m. daily, which, on Fridays, also includes a special trivia offering – a nice downtown activity for groups to take advantage of in between meetings. 

Daily “Power Hour”

To kick start your team’s day, free water bottles, granola bars, jogging maps, and towels are available in the lobby from 6 to 7 a.m. daily.

Movie Nights

A nice way to relax after a day of meetings and presentations, a different movie is shown each night for free in the hotel’s Xhale restaurant, a stylish electric eatery with cozy couches and pillows.

Free Wi-Fi and HDMI Hookups

The Copley Square Hotel provides complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and meeting space with free access to HDMI hookups on flat-screen TVs.

 

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