Fifteen Beacon

Boston, Massachusetts USA

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Why Stay Here?

Named one of the top six LGBT friendly hotels in Boston (by wotif) we think you will enjoy this refined hotel with contemporary rooms & suites, plus a destination steakhouse & in-town car service.


XV Beacon welcomes our LGBT community and offers this package as part of the Preferred Hotel Group’s Preferred Pride collection, a distinctive group of independently owned and operated hotels. Hotels part of this collection offer personalized and memorable experiences for the gay and lesbian traveler. Each of these hotels stand for equality in their employment policies and services, and all are active supporters of the LGBT community. All hotels part of the Preferred Pride collection are either TAG-approved or a member of IGLTA.

Stylish luxury boutique hotel

Housed in a turn-of-the-century Beaux Arts building, Fifteen Beacon features 60 unique guestrooms that provide travelers with a stylish taste of "Old Boston." The rooms feature canopy beds, fireplaces, stereo systems with CD library, and fresh flowers. It is located at the crest of the gay-friendly, historic Beacon Hill neighborhood.


Excellent hotel
We have stayed at the XV Beacon hotel twice and both times were very pleased. The hotel is extremely clean. The staff is friendly and very professional - a perfect balance. In-hotel transportation was available every time we requested. We were greeted with a room upgrade, which is always appreciated. Staying at the XV Beacon is a must when we visit Boston! -MurphySim

Loved our night in!
Service, location, dining and more! XV Beacon has always taken such great care of us over the years. The always accommodating staff had us in our rooms and hotel robes in no time :) We live in Boston and love to stay at XV Beacon for a romantic night out that’s not too far from home. Do yourself a favor and order the French fries (2 Orders!) eat them in front of the fireplace then follow that up with champagne and strawberries for an absolutely perfect evening! Thank you XV Beacon AGAIN for making our stay memorable!! -hac0sta, Boston, Massachusetts

Hotel Lux
We don't stay in Boston very often because we live in the suburbs nearby, but when we do we now always stay at XV beacon. We tried Four seasons, Taj and the Ritz and this is the best. It is located in a great, convent spot and the hotel is First class all the way. The Rooms are Very comfortable with fireplace, Chairs, minibars, etc The Restaurant for breakfast and lunch was good and the dinner at MOOO is rated one of the best in Boston. If you are in Boston for a sort stay, this is the place to be. -Joseph M, Boston, Massachusetts

Service that went above and beyond
I checked into this hotel on a freezing Bostonian day, right before a major speech that I had to deliver the next morning. I was coming down with a cold and was not feeling 100%. When they brought me to my first room, it was elegant, but small and did not offer a bathtub, which was important to me. When I called down to explain this, they immediately brought me up to a higher, and larger room that did offer a bathtub. They then offered me special bath salts to help detox and fight a cold. They then made sure all of my needs were met and were very accommodating.

I also happened to order the BEST chicken noodle soup I had ever had from their roomservice via their onsite restaurant called "Mooo." It really blew my mind. Overall, the hotel was in a great location, the bed was comfortable, the room was quiet with a nice little electric fireplace, the service was great and my overall experience at this hotel was extremely pleasant. I would definitely recommend it if you are looking for a nice hotel for a business stay while in Boston.

*It is also less than a mile walk from the train station to the hotel with plenty of restaurants and bars near by. -JenHillJHCCS, Los Angeles, California

Cosy comfortable hotel in Boston
We enjoyed our stay at XV Beacon. Comfortable stylish hotel in a good location. Not large or grand. But very cosy (gas fireplace in our room was a nice touch for a few very cold days in Boston). Good quality restaurant (Mooo) for breakfast and dinner (will submit a separate review for our dinner). -Wayne P, Sydney, Australia

An amazing hotel in a great location
Guest services couldn't have been more helpful and the house car is available at all times to ferry guests to dinner etc. Rooms super stylish (esp. the suit that we got upgraded to). It's right by the Freedom trail too in case that's your thing. -samuelmartins2017, Newbury, United Kingdom


Some claim George Washington slept here! Our lips are sealed!

XV Beacon Hotel reigns over Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood in its turn-of-the-century landmark Beaux Arts building. The modern furnishings counterbalanced by a grand staircase of marble, mahogany paneling and original caged-glass elevator reflect how past lives transform into the present. The 63-room luxury boutique hotel, recognized for peerless personal service, sophisticated interiors and luxurious custom amenities, distinguishes itself with its sense of heritage, peacefulness of home and utmost discretion.


Within this elegant architectural gem, XV Beacon guests encounter authentic genuine service honed for modern technological needs, handsome interiors, signature amenities, a green policy that practices environmental conservation and eco-friendly products, and sincere friendliness among the entire dynamic staff.

As Boston’s favorite boutique hotel, XV Beacon Hotel has an immense number of repeat clientele. There’s a reason for that: our dedicated guest services are meticulous, creative, efficient, discreet and highly focused. Pet-friendly XV Beacon offers the convenience and comforts of both home and office, and an expert staff that’s consistently cordial, capable and committed to providing impeccable service.


We know it’s all in the details. The sincere welcome. The discretion of the staff. The historic location. The dog you don’t have to leave behind. The 24/7 fitness center. The unflappable Concierge. The cashmere throws, heated towel racks and Frette linens. The luxurious signature amenities. The personal touch.

Even before you arrive, XV Beacon Hotel is at your service. No need to wait until you pull up to 15 Beacon Street to ask for Red Sox tickets, an in-room massage, a private tour of historic sites—whatever your interests! Simply call or email our Concierge with your needs. We look forward to your visit and welcome the opportunity to fulfill the most challenging of requests.


Calling a restaurant Mooo…. can mean only one thing—an exceptional hotel dining experience. Expect consistent, on-point and supremely friendly service in the warmly lit and sleekly modern restaurant, and classic steakhouse cuisine interpreted with a contemporary and regional twist. Hotel guests may request in-room service from the full Mooo…. menu. It’s no surprise Mooo….’s award-winning Chef Jamie Mammano, along with owner Paul Roiff of Mistral, Teatro, Sorellina, L’Andana and Ostra, have been recognized for helping stoke Boston’s robust restaurant scene.


As a steakhouse, Mooo….’s versatility also puts it in the moood for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and lighter bar fare as well as dinner. Simply stated, Mooo…. reflects the apex of hotel fine dining. Attentive service, sophisticated décor, signature dishes that include an all-natural grass-fed ribeye and Wagyu A5 sirloin—plus the best darn pancakes and healthy smoothies this side of the Charles—dub Mooo…. as both classic and innovative. Mooo….—your go-to restaurant for fine dining in Boston.


Our complimentary in-house exercise room is open 24 hours a day and includes: free weights, Woodway treadmills, Octane elliptical, functional Cybex trainer and stationary bike. Private trainers and in-room yoga can also be arranged. For those who savor the great outdoors, walking and jogging trails are in close proximity to the hotel: The Boston Common and Charles River bike paths are only blocks away. Our Concierge staff can offer maps and directions to these great outdoor choices and even arrange for bike, skate or boat rentals.


Amidst the bustle of commerce and sightseeing, XV Beacon Hotel provides a haven of serenity and resourceful planning. Rely on our dedicated and resourceful 24-hour concierge service to fulfill your every request. Not sure where you’re going or what to do? Ask our Les Clefs d’Or Concierge for recommendations on the latest locavore hotspot, best sports bar, top restaurants, or hottest gallery opening. Our Concierges welcome the opportunity to assist you with acquiring tickets, securing various reservations or planning a memorable weekend away. As a luxury boutique hotel awarded for excellence, we offer discreet, personalized service. Take advantage of our courtesy in-town Lexus service in our GX460 and our LS600h.


XV Beacon wants your entire family to feel at home with us. That’s why we pride ourselves on being a dog friendly hotel. We welcome well behaved dogs of any size at XV Beacon. Pamper your pup with homemade healthy dog biscuits, a plush bed and turndown water. Dog sitting and walking can be arranged prior to arrival. (Note: Your furry friends should not be left unattended in the room. Please call the hotel to verify the pet policy.) 100% of your $25 pet donation will be directed toward various reputable charitable pet organizations in your dog’s name.


All of our rooms include the following:

Gas fireplaces in every room
Cashmere throws
Custom 400 thread count Frette linen
Four poster and canopy beds in many rooms
Three telephones, including cordless phone and 2 line speaker phone
Private bar with premium spirits and wines, including Ketel One, Bombay Sapphire
Château Lafite Rothschild, Krug Champagne
Complimentary wireless Internet access
42-inch flat screen television
iHome alarm clock radio
Surround sound stereo system
Rainforest showerhead
Pet friendly accommodations
Italian marble bathroom, including heated towel rack
Flat-screen television in bathroom
Custom-packaged signature bath amenities
Frette bathrobe
Lighted vanity mirror
Fresh flowers
Commissioned artwork
Windows that open
Individually controlled thermostat
Complimentary newspapers
Evening turndown service
In-room privacy safe with charger
Complimentary overnight shoe shine
XVB signature umbrellas


Seven guest rooms to a floor and unparalleled personal service bestow an aura of residential privacy throughout XV Beacon Hotel. Each of the boutique hotel rooms is custom-designed and curated with art specifically commissioned for the hotel. A handsome décor in a taupe, cream and espresso palette balances high-end classic style with top-of-the-line modern amenities, including gas fireplaces, rainforest shower heads and 42” LCD TVs, creating an exceptional in-room experience of chic refinement and serene indulgence.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.


  • 24 Hour reception
  • 24 hour room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Black out blinds or curtains
  • Breakfast available
  • Comfy bathrobes
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Concierge and booking services
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Designer bath products
  • Desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Espresso Machine
  • Fire places
  • Fitness Center
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Gay Friendly
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room Massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Minibar
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Premium TV channels
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spa tub
  • Steamroom
  • Turndown service