celebrating our second century
Hotel AKA Back Bay

Boston's Newest Luxury Hotel

Elevated Style In A Vibrant Destination

Relaunching Spring 2024, Hotel AKA Back Bay is thrilled to collaborate with renowned architectural firm, Selldorf Architects, to oversee a visionary transformation of this iconic limestone building.

From the moment you arrive through the impressive entryway, you’ll be enchanted by an elegant reimagination that extends far beyond aesthetics, and completely reimagines the guest experience, whether you’re visiting for a couple days or longer. Feel welcomed with a brand-new arrival experience, as you ascend to a light-filled lobby. Relax or catch up with friends, colleagues, or family in our living-room inspired library + lounge or enjoy a workout in our new state-of-the-art Technogym fitness center. At night, retreat to your sophisticated guestroom or suite, adorned by designer furnishings envisioned by the renowned Annabelle Selldorf. 

Nestled in the heart of Back Bay, our impressive hotel boasts a storied past as the Boston Police Department Headquarters and is deeply intertwined with the cosmopolitan culture of this vibrant neighborhood. Conveniently located steps from notable landmarks such as Newbury Street, the Prudential Center, and world-class education and business headquarters, your stay at Hotel AKA Back Bay places you in the center of it all.  

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Hotel AKA Back Bay seamlessly blends premium hotel luxuries with the comforts of home, providing intuitive services and amenities that elevate your stay. Energize yourself in our state-of-the-art fitness center, and enjoy gathering with friends, business partners, or family in our a.lounge+library or our indoor/outdoor French Bistro dining concept, The Berkeley. Every corner of the hotel is designed to enhance productivity and rejuvenate your vital energy. 

Guest Services

From a 24/7 Guest Services Team, to complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, dry cleaning, valet parking, and more, the thoughtful services at Hotel AKA Back Bay anticipate your every need.