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Kimpton Onyx Hotel

155 Portland St | Boston, MA 02114-1702  [SEE MAP]Boston, MA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Affordable prices compared to other nearby hotels
Small standard rooms
Tucked into the bustling, historic streets between the West End and North End, the Kimpton Onyx Hotel lures travelers with its peaceful atmosphere and enviable urban location. One block from TD Garden, the hotel is set within walking distance of many beloved Boston sites, while the Museum of Science and scenic Cambridge are also easily accessible. Recent guests have plenty of positive things to say about the Onyx's stylish accommodations, appointed with eye-popping red accents and signature Kimpton amenities like sumptuous linens, Atelier Bloem bath products and iHome sound systems. Though some visitors noted the rooms were on the smaller side. The hotel itself boasts many desirable amenities as well, such as complimentary wine hours, pet services and a 24-hour fitness center. When hunger strikes, retreat to the chic Ruby Room, which dishes up mouthwatering bites. If you're a member of the Kimpton Karma loyalty program, you may earn or redeem extra perks, such as free room upgrades, by choosing to stay here.
Boston, MA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 112 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended


On a barren street in the desolate West End, the once-stylish Onyx Hotel is affordable and convenient if you're catching a Celtics or Bruins game at TD Garden or visiting nearby Mass General Hospital.

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1674 have reviewed the Kimpton Onyx Hotel, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1674 reviews 4.0 (based on 1674 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Kimpton Onyx Hotel feature modern, quirky decor in black, white and gray with red accents. In-room amenities include 46-inch flat-screen TVs, yoga mats, down comforters and signature Kimpton animal print bathrobes.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access for Kimpton Karma Rewards members; $12.99 for nonmembers

Standard room size280 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Kimpton Onyx Hotel is situated between Boston's West End and North End neighborhoods, making it an ideal accommodation option for sports fans. TD Garden (home of the Celtics and Bruins) is one block north, and historic landmarks like Old North Church, the Paul Revere House and the USS Constitution Museum are within walking distance.
  • Boston Logan International Airport is 4 miles northeast
  • 24-hour valet parking ($47)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The hotel's restaurant, the Ruby Room, serves American fare in a sleek, sophisticated environment.
  • Open daily for dinner and buffet breakfast

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesBuffet, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


Kimpton Hotels help make children feel welcome with fun amenities, including pet goldfish for guest rooms. There are also hula hoops, pint-sized bathrobes, rooms with bunk beds and a kids happy hour. Toddlers and infants are taken care of with child safety seats and child safety kits which include outlet covers, toilet latches and nightlights. The concierge can also set up parents with babysitters, strollers, scooters or bouncy seats.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The hotel's 24-hour fitness center includes cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights. There are also hula hoops and jump ropes available.
    • Headphones, drinking water, towels and magazines offered
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The hotel's small business center includes a Mac desktop computer, along with a printer. Business travelers will appreciate the hotel's overnight shoeshine service, Wi-Fi access, complimentary morning coffee and evening wine reception. There is one 500-square-foot meeting room able to hold 15 guests.
    • Catering services are available

    Number of meeting rooms1

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    The Kimpton Onyx Hotel welcomes pets and there are no weight restrictions or pet deposits. Amenities include gourmet dog cookies, clean-up bags, dog-walking and dog-sitting services. Guests can book the Pampered Pet Package which includes a dog bed, scratching post for cats and gourmet dog treats from the hotel's Pampered Pet menu.
      • Pets allowed (free)
      • Dog walking (with fee)
      • Pet-sitting (with fee)

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