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This historic Back Bay district hotel is located in the former headquarters of the Boston Police Department. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel and an on-site grill is available. Copley Square and Boston Common are both less than 1,650 feet away.

The modern, decorative rooms of the Hotel AKA Back Bay feature a 46-inch flat-screen TV. Ironing facilities and a work desk are included.

Guests can also enjoy Apothecary, a lobby lounge.

An on-site fitness center and a business center are open at all times for guests.

Hotel AKA Back Bay is 1.6 mi from Fenway Park. The Boston Back Bay train station is a 5-minute walk away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Boston, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Hotel AKA Back Bay has been welcoming guests since May 26, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Boston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • What does roll in shower mean
    Roll in showers accommodate a wheelchair for a handicap guest.
    Answered on 6 August 2019
  • If two guests are coming, will there be two robes?
    Yes, there are two robes per room.
    Answered on 1 October 2020
  • It says queen standard, 2 people but then the bed type says twin. Really a twin bed for 2.?
    Hello! The Standard Queen room type does have a queen sized bed. There was an error in the room description that has been resolved. We look forward to welcoming you to Boston soon.
    Answered on 6 November 2019
Hotel area info *
Amenities of Hotel AKA Back Bay
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8
Most popular amenities
Parking on site
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Fitness center
Facilities for disabled guests
24-hour front desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Outdoor furniture
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $65 per day.
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel AKA Back Bay takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
$30 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Hotel AKA Back Bay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The resort fee includes:

• Fitness center access
• Unlimited local and long distance calls
• Upgraded premium plus WiFi
• $10 Uber credit per stay (same terms and conditions)

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel AKA Back Bay

  • Room options at Hotel AKA Back Bay include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • Hotel AKA Back Bay is 1 miles from the center of Boston.

  • Check-in at Hotel AKA Back Bay is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel AKA Back Bay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Hotel AKA Back Bay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Hotel AKA Back Bay is popular with guests booking family stays.