XV Beacon – Boston

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XV Beacon, aptly named for its location in 15 Beacon Street, is a luxury boutique hotel sitting right at the crest of Beacon Hill, in historic Boston, Massachusetts. The historic neighborhood invites each traveler to explore and enjoy the quaint brick sidewalks, authentic Federal and Greek revival row houses and reminiscent gas-lit streets. The XV Beacon façade itself is impressive, sleek and modern. Upon entering, guests are welcomed with the warmth of the earth-toned décor, the richness of the appointments and lavishness of the amenities.

Business travelers or pleasure-seekers alike will be delighted by excellently refined staff offering highly distinguished and discreet personalized service.


There are 62 rooms in total at the XV Beacon, with only 7 rooms per floor. Each room is thoughtfully designed, with both modern and antique furnishings marrying splendor and functionality.

In-room amenities include gas fireplace in every room, cashmere throws, custom 400 thread count Frette linen, four poster and canopy bed in many rooms, three telephones, including cordless phone and 2 line speaker phone, private bar with premium spirits and (half-bottle) wines, complimentary wireless Internet access, 42-inch flat screen television, iHome alarm clock radio, surround sound stereo system with five disc CD player and CD library, pet friendly accommodations; with welcome amenity and turndown water, rainforest shower head, Italian marble bathroom, including heated towel rack, flat-screen television in bathroom, custom-packaged signature bath amenities, Frette bathrobe, lighted vanity mirror, fresh flowers, commissioned artwork, windows that open, individually controlled thermostat, complimentary newspaper, evening turndown service, in-room privacy safe with charger, complimentary overnight shoe shine and XVB signature umbrella.

XV Beacon also leaves eco-choices in the guests’ hands for water conservation options, such as third-day linen changes.

Guests can choose from a variety of rooms and suites:

Classic Rooms offers approximately 315 square feet of living space. Aside from the in-room amenities mentioned above, these rooms feature one queen four poster bed.

Traditional Rooms offers 395 square feet of living space. Apart from the in-room amenities cited, these rooms feature one queen size canopy bed, sitting area with chaise lounge and large work desk.

Studio Rooms offers 485 square feet of living space. Studio Rooms have one queen or king size bed, sitting area, view of historic Beacon Street and large work desk.

Corner Studio offers approximately 475 square feet of living space with one king bed, sun-filled sitting area, view of historic Beacon Street and large work desk.

One or Two Bedroom Suites offers a luxurious 900-1400 square feet of living space. Each suite has one or two studio bedroom featuring a separate parlor with dining/boardroom table that accommodates up to ten people.

Even before guests arrive, XV Beacon Hotel and its staff strive to serve and meet its clientele’s needs. One need only call (617) 670.7900 or email concierge@xvbeacon.com with details of specific or special requests and the staff will do its very best to accommodate these needs. The following are among the exemplary services and amenities provided by XV Beacon:

  • Valet parking
  • Complimentary in town Lexus courtesy car
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • iPad rentals
  • Puravair air purifiers for hypo-allergenic rooms
  • 24-hour valet laundry
  • Daily ice delivery
  • Complimentary overnight shoe shine
  • Evening turn-down service
  • Complimentary newspaper delivery
  • 24-hour room service (including the complete menu from Mooo)
  • 24-hour concierge/bell service
  • Dog sitting and walking can be arranged through the Concierge

For those who want to maintain their exercise regime while traveling, a variety of options is presented by XV Beacon.

The complimentary in-house exercise room is open 24 hours a day and includes free weights, treadmills, and stationary bikes. It is also possible to arrange private trainers and in-room yoga.

XV Hotel staff can also negotiate membership privileges at Fitcorp Health Club at $15 per day, which is across the street from the hotel. Diverse fitness classes ranging from spin to yoga and step to burn are offered, as well as service from personal trainers.

Walking and jogging trails are also close to the hotel. The Boston Common and Charles River bike paths are a few blocks away. These are great options for those who love to savor the great outdoors.


Mooo… has gotten rave reviews for its classy, sophisticated furnishings, and great service. Most notable, of course, is its contemporary take on the classic steakhouse menu. It is the perfect choice whether for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Telephone: (617) 670-2515
Fax: (617) 670-2525
Reservations: mstrand@mistralbistro.com
Events: cheydt@mooorestaurant.com / (617) 670-7525

The Wine Cellar, located on the lower level of XV Beacon, has a dazzling collection of rare and fine wines.

Wine Cellar
Events: winecellar@xvbeacon.com

Alternately, guests can opt for in-room dining which is available 24 hours a day at the XV Beacon.

Meetings and Events

There are three Parlor Rooms at XV Beacon that can provide privacy and is the ideal setting for board meetings or gathering of small groups. Each of the Parlor Rooms feature:

  • Grand mahogany table that seats up to 10 people
  • Sitting area
  • Private bathroom
  • Natural light
  • Windows that open and allow for fresh air
  • Complimentary wireless high speed Internet
  • A fireplace
  • 42” flat screen LCD TV

Catering is provided for by Mooo, offering a variety of breakfast, lunch, dinner and break menus. The staff is prepared to assist with any audio visual requirements you may need.

Planning an event to impress? The Wine Cellar is the ultimate choice. It offers one of the most extraordinary venues for an event, as guests are surrounded by an extensive wine collection.

The Meetings and Events Manager of XV Beacon is more than able to assist with coordinating and sourcing for suppliers for custom-designed flowers, custom printing and design, linen choices, audio/visual aids and equipment, photographers, entertainment, and much more.


XV Beacon is centrally located in historic Boston, providing easy access to the sights and adventures to be had in the area. Below are some of the places no visitor would want to miss while staying at XV Beacon.

Performing Arts

  • American Repertory Theatre
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Boston Ballet
  • Boston Conservatory
  • Boston Lyric Opera
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra/Boston Pops
  • Broadway Across America

Museums and Attractions

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Boston Common & Public Garden
  • The State House
  • The New England Aquarium
  • Boston Children’s Museum
  • Boston National Historical Park
  • Museum of Science
  • Museum of African American History
  • The Institute of Contemporary Art
  • USS Constitution
  • Faneuil Hall & Quincy Marketplace
  • Citi Performing Arts Center
  • Opera House
  • Symphony Hall
  • Concord Museum
  • JFK Library


  • Charles Street – Antiques
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace – Outdoor kiosks
  • Newbury Street, Copley Place, and The Shops at Prudential Center in the Back Bay – Upscale boutiques
  • Harvard Square and CambridgeSide Galleria in Cambridge
  • The Kittery Outlets and Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, and the high-end shops of the Natick Collection

Sports and Recreation

  • Fenway Park – Home of the Boston Red Sox
  • Charles River Canoe and Kayak
  • Kendall Square Skating Rink
  • Newton Commonwealth Golf Course
  • Pinehills Golf Club
  • Suffolk Downs
  • TD Banknorth Garden
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

It’s a guarantee – XV Beacon spells L-U-X-U-R-Y.

XV Beacon Hotel
15 Beacon Street
Boston, Massachusetts
Telephone: (617) 670.1500
Fax:  (617) 670.6925
Toll-Free: 1.877.xvbeacon (1.877.982.3226)
Email: reservations@xvbeacon.com / concierge@xvbeacon.com
Website: http://www.xvbeacon.com/index.cfm

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