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Frequently Asked Questions About the Newbury Guest House

Where is the Newbury Guest House?

In the heart of historic Back Bay. Our address is 261 Newbury Street, cross streets are Fairfield and Gloucester Street. Newbury Street runs parallel to Boylston Street and Commonwealth Avenue.

What is nearby in the Back Bay?

Newbury Street is the premier shopping street in Boston. This fashionable section of town bustles with art galleries, restaurants and specialty boutiques. Historic Copley Square and the scenic Charles River Esplanade are only a few blocks away. Walk to Fenway Park, Prudential Center, Boston Public Garden, Symphony Hall, Beacon Hill, Downtown Crossing and more! The Green Line and the Orange Line (on the subway or "T") put the rest of Boston within easy access. Both lines have stops in Back Bay that are just steps away from the Newbury Guest House.

Is there parking at the hotel?

Yes there is on-site parking at Newbury Guest House. However, availability is limited and parking must be booked at time of reservation. The parking fee for 24hrs is $20. Alternative parking is available a few blocks away from the Guest House for approximately $30 per night.

How do I get to and from the hotel and Boston's Logan Airport?

You may reach the Newbury Guest House by subway or taxi. The taxi fare is between $25-$30. The Subway fare is $2.65/person. Take the Blue Line from the Airport to State Street. At State Street, take the Orange Line to Haymarket. At Haymarket take the Green Line outbound to the Hynes/ICA stop. Exit the subway station on the Newbury Street side. Walk 2 blocks down Newbury Street. Newbury Guest House is #261 and will be located on the left hand side once you cross over Gloucester Street.
The Government Center stop is temporarily closed.

Is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

Yes, and we offer handicapped-accessible rooms.

What time is check-in?

3:00 PM.

What time is check-out?

12 noon.

Are early check-in and late check-out available?

Yes, based on room availability. Please check with us.

Is there a cancellation fee?

Cancellation fee of $50 if cancelled within 30 days of arrival date. A full nights charge if cancelled within 5 nights of arrival. Sorry, no exceptions.

Do you have special packages?

Seasonal packages are often available, please call for details. You're welcome to sign up for our email list if you would like to hear when they become available.

Do you have special rates for groups and corporate clients?

The hotel welcomes corporate clients. For details, contact us at or (617) 670-6000.

Can I connect my laptop to the Internet?

Complimentary wireless access available.

Do you allow pets?

Unfortunately we cannot allow pets.

How many beds are in each room?

There are 20 rooms with queen-sized beds, 7 rooms with king-sized beds, and 5 rooms with two double beds.

Does the hotel offer dry-cleaning and laundry services?

No. However, laundry & dry cleaning services are available a few doors away. Same day laundry must be dropped off by 8am. You may prepay the cleaners and request delivery to the hotel.

Do you have room service?

No. A wide selection of restaurants is at the doorstep of Newbury Guest House. Many restaurants offer delivery to the hotel.

Do the rooms have TVs?

Yes, each room has a 37-inch flat screen TV with cable. Each room room has also a DVD player.

Where can I get DVD's?

The hotel has an in-house DVD library. Guests are welcome to get a complimentary movie for one day.

Do the rooms have irons and ironing boards?


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Is the neighborhood safe?

Yes. The hotel is located in a well-populated, brightly-lit area close to many restaurants and at the center of one of Boston's safest neighborhoods.


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