Stay at Our Upscale Hotel Near Boston Common
Discover One of America's Most Beautiful Parks
Located in the heart of one of America's great cities is one of the nation's most treasured parks: Boston Common. Known colloquially as "The Commons," this 50-acre plot of greenery between Downtown, Beacon Hill and Back Bay stands out as a serene place to picnic, wander, and get lost in the midst of a major metropolitan area.
Boston Common holds a rich history. It was established in 1634, making it America's oldest city park -- and meaning it predates America itself! -- and was used as a cow pasture, a Revolutionary War camp, and a communal gathering place for protests and civic demonstrations. In its more modern iteration, the Common is a National Historic Landmark that hosts treasured annual events like Shakespeare on the Common, a New Year's celebration with fireworks, and provides a place for Boston's populace to unwind in the warmer months.
The Colonnade Hotel is located just a brief walk away from the calm and serenity of Boston Common. Stay at our hotel near Boston Common and take a moment, an hour, or an afternoon to slow down and enjoy the scenery.
Boston Common Facts, Figures, Attractions and Events:
- 50 acres
- Built in 1634
- oldest city park in the U.S.
- Robert Gould Shaw Memorial
- Boston Massacre Memorial
- Boylston Station
- oldest subway station in the U.S.
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument
- Boston Lyric Opera's Outdoor Opera Series
- Shakespeare on the Common
- Boston's First Night celebration with fireworks
Learn more about The Colonnade Hotel's surroundings with our Back Bay neighborhood guide.