Back Bay

Back Bay Travel Guide

Hotels in Back Bay

Constructed in 1886 as a private residence, this historic brownstone is now a renovated owner-operated hotel in the Back Bay area. Inside, brick corridors lined with colorful local art lead guests to 40 rooms designed by renowned stylist Dennis Duffy.

Restaurants in Back Bay


Adjacent to sister restaurant Clio in Back Bay’s Eliot Hotel, this celebrated sashimi bar offers inventive Japanese fare from James Beard Award-winner Ken Oringer and acclaimed chef Chris Gould.

Things to do in Back Bay

The name doesn’t lie: this chic women’s shop is the place to find a perfect party dress—as well as comfortable but stylish T-shirts. Beautiful pieces by hard-to-find designers, such as Vanessa Bruno and Lyell, fill the racks in the muted pink showroom.