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Back Bay, Boston

We are Boston's favorite place to shop, dine, play, and stay.

Stroll Back Bay's tree-lined streets, grab a bite al fresco, carve out your own quiet corner at the Boston Public Library, and pick up that must-have style on Newbury and Boylston Streets, the Prudential Center, and Copley Place.

Whether you're in the neighborhood for a day or you've lived here for years, you'll find everything you're looking for right here.
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  • There are quite a few popular neighborhoods in Boston, so it's hard to decide where to stay... If you stay in Back Bay, you can find almost everything you need in walking distance (if you're a...  more »
  • There is so much to see and do in Back Bay. Tons of restaurants and Bars. Boutique shops are plentiful as well as well known big name stores. Everything is walking distance. Staying in this area will....  more »

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