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The perfect home base for those traveling from the United Kingdom and Ireland, AKA's two vibrant locations are the ideal places to relax and unwind during your Boston adventure. Hotel AKA Back Bay and Hotel AKA Boston Common invite you to experience Boston's iconic historical landmarks, cultural institutions, budding green space, luxurious shopping, local universities, businesses, and more. Sumptuous linens, attentive guest services, and premium accommodations ensure your stay in Boston will be memorable.

Hotel AKA Back Bay

Hotel AKA Back Bay offers a sophisticated retreat in a stately limestone building near Copley Square, Newbury Street and Boston Public Gardens. Surrounded by classic architecture juxtaposed with modern décor, you'll enjoy premium accommodations with the cosmopolitan culture of Back Bay just outside your door. New England charm abounds throughout the elegant guest rooms and suites, while lifestyle amenities such as a lively restaurant and state-of-the art fitness center make it easy to settle into life in one of Boston's most desirable locales. 
A nod to the building's storied past as the Boston Police Headquarters, Precinct Kitchen + Bar displays antique photos of the force, complementing a menu of classic American dishes and New England seafood specialties. The hotel's elegant conference and event spaces take their names from heroic officers of their time, adding to a uniquely museum-like experience.

Hotel AKA Boston Common

Hotel AKA Boston Common brings sophisticated luxury to the energetic city center, making it easy to experience Boston's rich history as well as the best shopping, sports arenas, theaters and much more. Our design-forward hotel welcomes guests with curated interiors that blend natural elements such as wood, marble, metal and stone with sumptuous textiles like velvet and leather to create an atmosphere of relaxed refinement, complemented by intriguing details and skyline views. From our plush lobby and alluring Better Sorts Social Club to chic guestrooms, suites and 1,000 square-foot penthouse furnished with thoughtful amenities, it's an elevated take on modern luxury with a nod to Boston's storied past. 

Hotel AKA Boston Common invites you to relax in a sophisticated lounge and dining space where conversations can unfold over flavorful cocktails and shareable plates. Offering breakfast and dinner, innovative cocktails, and an enticing selection of gourmet bites and shareable plates, Better Sorts Social Club brings its own unique flavor to the Financial District. Within the cultured atmosphere, you'll find menus highlighting culinary classics as well as a taste of the unexpected.

Amenities and Services

Insightful services and amenities provide ultimate comfort and convenience throughout your time at Hotel AKA Back Bay and Hotel AKA Boston Common, where you can explore the luxury touches that make our hotels uniquely high-end. Each curated aspect enhances daily life, from space to unwind to exceptional dining at Precinct Kitchen+Bar and Better Sorts Social Club. Whether traveling for business, pleasure or a bit of both, we invite you to discover everything you'll need to enjoy your upcoming trip to Boston.



Explore the Heart of Boston

True to Boston's reputation as America's Walking City, you can stroll to historic cites like Faneuil Hall and the Paul Revere House as well as nearby corporate headquarters. Hotel AKA Boston Common and Hotel AKA Back Bay are placed in distinct Boston neighborhoods and flooded with historical charm. 

Our favorite Boston attractions include:

  • Freedom Trail
  • Boston Public Garden
  • Boston Common
  • Boston Waterfront
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • New England Aquarium
  • TD Garden
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Charles Street, Beacon Hill
  • Newbury Street
  • The Seaport



Getting Here

Hotel AKA Back Bay and Hotel AKA Boston Common are conveniently located in Boston, with close access to Boston Logan International Airport, AMTRAK, and the MBTA commuter and local subway lines.

Hotel AKA Back Bay

Public transportation options near Hotel AKA Back Bay include the Back Bay Station, which services the MBTA Subway, Commuter Rail, AMTRAK, and Bus Lines.

For airport travel, the Back Bay Logan Express is available for a fee of $3 and provides priority access at the security checkpoint. Pickup and drop off is on Dartmouth Street, in front of the Back Bay Station.

  • Trips leaving Logan: Daily, 6am to 10pm
  • Trips leaving Back Bay Station: Daily, 5am to 9pm

Hotel AKA Boston Common

Public transportation options near Hotel AKA Boston Common include North Station and South Station, which offer the MBTA Subway, Commuter Rail, AMTRAK, and Bus Lines.

Our Guest Services team is happy to assist with any transportation needs. Taxis are also readily available at the airport, and the average cost from Logan Airport to the hotel is approximately $25-$30.