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Greater Boston's Top Hotel Restrooms For the General Public

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Sometimes when you gotta go, you gotta go. Herewith, then, are 10 discreet options within the fine walls of Greater Boston lodges, including luxurious stalwarts such as the Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental and the Ritz-Carlton, plus a couple of surprises you might not consider until you have to. You don't necessarily have to be a paying guest to use these facilities, but it doesn't hurt. Otherwise, be pleasant, walk fast, nod... And get on with it.


· A Guide to Boston's Best Hotel Bathrooms [Boston.com]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]
· Our Hotels Week 2014 archive [Curbed Boston]

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1. The Charles Hotel

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1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 864-1200
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The Cambridge grande dame's lobby restrooms are near the rental-car check-in.

2. No. 9 Park

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9 Park Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 742-9991
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A tips us about these lobby loos with this assessment: "convenient, clean... as to be expected from a swanky spot."

3. Hotel Commonwealth

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500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 933-5000
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Up the stairs and to the left, before you enter the lobby; and there you are.

4. Mandarin Oriental

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776 Boylston Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 535-8888
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These rooms-in-rooms are near the restaurant on the first level.

5. Millennium Bostonian Hotel

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26 North Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 523-3600
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The restrooms are off the right of the lobby.

6. The Ritz-Carlton

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10 Avery St
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 574-7100
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Called in 2010 "likely the best bathroom in town," these are to the left of the concierge desk.

7. The Taj Boston

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15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-5700

Go for the restrooms on the basement level.

8. Four Seasons Hotel

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200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 338-4400
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Specifically, head for the restrooms in the back corner of the Bristol Lounge.

9. Lenox Hotel

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61 Exeter Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-5300

The restrooms are to the right when you walk/run in.

10. Fairmont Battery Wharf

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3 Battery Wharf
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 994-9000
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Hang a right upon entering and head downstairs.

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1. The Charles Hotel

1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Cambridge grande dame's lobby restrooms are near the rental-car check-in.

1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

2. No. 9 Park

9 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108

A tips us about these lobby loos with this assessment: "convenient, clean... as to be expected from a swanky spot."

9 Park Street
Boston, MA 02108

3. Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215

Up the stairs and to the left, before you enter the lobby; and there you are.

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University
Boston, MA 02215

4. Mandarin Oriental

776 Boylston Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199

These rooms-in-rooms are near the restaurant on the first level.

776 Boylston Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02199

5. Millennium Bostonian Hotel

26 North Street, Boston, MA 02109

The restrooms are off the right of the lobby.

26 North Street
Boston, MA 02109

6. The Ritz-Carlton

10 Avery St, Boston, MA 02111

Called in 2010 "likely the best bathroom in town," these are to the left of the concierge desk.

10 Avery St
Boston, MA 02111

7. The Taj Boston

15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

Go for the restrooms on the basement level.

15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

8. Four Seasons Hotel

200 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Specifically, head for the restrooms in the back corner of the Bristol Lounge.

200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

9. Lenox Hotel

61 Exeter Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02116

The restrooms are to the right when you walk/run in.

61 Exeter Street, The Shops at the Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02116

10. Fairmont Battery Wharf

3 Battery Wharf, Boston, MA 02109

Hang a right upon entering and head downstairs.

3 Battery Wharf
Boston, MA 02109