Onyx Boston Downtown

155 Portland StreetBoston2114USA
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About Onyx Boston Downtown

Located in central Boston, just an 11-minute walk from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Kimpton Onyx Hotel boasts a relaxing in-room spa service.

Each contemporary, air-conditioned room offers a docking station, flat-screen TV, and a writing desk. Guests will also find luxurious linen in their room, as well as complimentary bath amenities in the en-suite bathroom.

Guests can enjoy a range of on-site facilities, including a well-equipped gym, business centre, a full concierge service, and free bicycle rentals. Conference and meeting rooms are available for guests on business, while on-site laundry services offer same-day valet dry cleaning.

Ruby Room is located on site, and offers guests a casual, yet modern setting in which to enjoy pulled pork sliders, tacos, burgers, and steak dishes. Cocktails are also served here.

Kimpton Onyx Hotel is situated about a 15-minute walk from Boston Common, and just ten minutes on foot from the Museum of African American History. Guests can also visit Museum of Science, which is a 15-minute walk away.


155 Portland Street, Boston, MA, 2114, USA
Telephone: +1(617)5579955 | Fax: +1(617)5570005 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Modern Design and Décor.

Guests seem to like the hip style of the hotel. For people seeking a casual luxury location in Boston, the Onyx is one of those places to be, according to visitors. As for the rooms themselves, guests also seem to enjoy the size of the rooms.

The “It” Place for Boston.

The hotel is located only 5 miles from Boston's Logan Airport and it’s close to many of the activities along Freedom Trail. This makes it an ideal location for tourist or business people.

Welcoming, Supportive Staff.

The staff earns high marks for being extremely friendly and helpful. Whether it's stowing luggage, offering tour information, providing clean rooms or serving tasty food, they always try their best to please visitors.

Negative Reviews

Room Value Rarely Equals Price.

Most guests found this hotel suitable, but a few guests felt that they overpaid. Those individuals claim the accommodations simply weren’t worth what they spent since the features are what you would find in a budget hotel.

Valet Can Be Nightmarish.

Guests claim to have two issues with the valet. One is the price -- they claim it's rather expensive. The second complaint is the time it takes to get a vehicle back. Some visitors assert that you'll need at least a half an hour before being reunited with

Cycling HVAC Can Leave You Hot or Cold.

According to guests, rooms have a thermostat cycle that automatically shuts off when there's no movement in the room. While this doesn't seem to present a problem when occupants are awake, some guests claim once they fall asleep the temperature is no long

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1711 reviews across the web
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8.3 out of 10 based on 1711 reviews