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Four Seasons Hotel Boston

  • 200 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116, U.S.A.

    June 1985

    Bill Taylor
Physical Features

Property Size: 606,700 square feet/56,400 square metres

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Total Number of Rooms: 273

  • Guest Rooms: 196
  • Suites: 77

Number of Residential Units: 93

Number of Stories: 16

Design Aesthetic:

  • Distinctive lobby with golden light sculptures from Italy reflected in highly polished black granite flooring arranged in a geometric pattern
  • Contemporary decor, with classic New England details, including Beacon Hill door knobs and artwork depicting the Public Garden


  • WZMH Incorporated Architects and Planners (original)
  • CBT Architects (recent renovations)


  • In the heart of Back Bay, overlooking the Public Garden and just steps from the Boston Common and Charles River

Spa Services: Massages and other treatments are available in the spa treatment room or privacy of guest rooms

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Pumpkins and other squashes, potatoes, seafood, maple syrup, goat cheese, butter, salad greens

Examples of Housemade Ingredients:

  • Oyster crackers, mozzarella, pastas, house aged olives, house aged steaks, house made pickles

Restaurant: The Bristol  

  • Signature Dish:
    • Breakfast: lemon ricotta hot cakes with blackberry preserves and lemon confit; New England crab cake benedict with tarragon hollandaise
    • Lunch: Bristol Burger with aged cheddar cheese, housemade pickles, crispy truffle fries; lobster Cobb salad with Boston bib, avocado, sharp cheddar, bacon, tiny tomatoes, crumbled eggs, buttermilk chive dressing
    • Dinner: 16 oz grass fed prime Bristol Cut dry aged for a minimum of 45 days; garlic shrimp with blue crab toast, grilled fennel citrus salad, saffron aioli
  • Indoor Seating: 165, plus 50 for cocktails

Off-site Activities:

  • Golf
  • Squash/racquetball
  • Tennis
  • Skiing
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  • Number of Pools: 1

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 7,000 sq ft / 650 sq m
  • Special Features:
    • Heated lap pool and whirlpool overlooking picturesque Boston Public Garden
    • State-of-the-art equipment including the latest interactive mountain bikes, Trixter Xdreams
  • Sample Fitness Activities: Jogging along nearby Charles River Esplanade
For Younger Guests

The Kid's Adventure package is the ultimate "glamping" getaway – an indoor camping adventure complete with a luxurious in-room tent, a camping-themed welcome amenity, and a host of keepsakes for the young adventurers. On Friday nights, children have the opportunity to enjoy the Four Seasons Campground for a one-of-a-kind experience with a movie and house-made treats. Also, all children receive a toy from the Toy Wagon and invitation to participate in Cookie Making Classes and the Kids Passport Program. Teens receive an exclusive Virtual Teen amenity. Take a dip in the 8th Floor swimming pool and enjoy robes and slippers for all sizes. What's not to love?

  • Complimentary Cookie Making Classes on Saturday in the Pastry Shop open to all guests
  • Four Seasons Campground each Friday night for a movie and house-made treat
  • Kids Passport Program
  • Swim with pool toys galore and child-sized robes and slippers on the 8th Floor pool
  • Kids and teens movie library and play packs via the Concierge
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Swim with pool toys galore and child-sized robes and slippers on the 8th Floor pool

Kids and teens movie library and play packs via the Concierge

Kids Concierge has the scoop on where to go and what to do in Boston

Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 20,124 sq ft / 1,869 sq m

Largest Ballroom: 3,710 sq ft / 345 sq m

Meet and Feed Capacity: 250

Banquet Capacity: 360

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Breakout Spaces: 14

Private Dining Room Capacity: 16

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:

  • Grand Ballroom and several other spaces offer sweeping views of Boston Public Garden
  • Fifth-floor Residential Meeting Wing comprises of an intimate suite of smaller meeting spaces, as an alternative to standard function space
  • Beautiful Aujourd'hui Event Space boasts a private bar and a private kitchen, presenting creative alternatives for entertaining
Corporate Social Responsibility

Employs Single Stream Recycling, which separates materials to create greater awareness among staff of what may be recycled

Hotel has a green roof ecosystem that helps reduce urban heat load while providing a multitude of aesthetic and environmental benefits

Proud user of a GOHBio system from BioHitech America, an organic food waste decomposition machine that enables the Hotel to dispose of food waste at its point of generation, eliminating all traditional steps associated with waste removal and disposal

Green Housekeeping Program

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Annually hosts the Run of Hope to benefit pediatric cancer research at Massachusetts General Hospital, plus the top fund-raising gala for the Greater Boston Food Bank

Staff volunteer with UNICEF and a local Boys & Girls Club, among others

Annual Teddy Bear Tea donates toys to local hospitals and other charities during the festive season

Supports several charities dedicated to preserving the Boston Public Garden with events and promotions