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The Romance of Boston

With its wintery warmth and charm, it’s easy to understand why Boston is considered one of the country’s most romantic cities. If you’re looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day — or any day — with someone special, there are a range of choices to make your time together magical and memorable.

STRIP by Strega

A great love deserves a great meal

A quiet, candle-lit corner table and a delicious dinner shared with the one you love is a perfect recipe for a wonderful evening and there are some blissfully romantic options for dining in Boston.

A short ride from Boston Park Plaza is Deuxave. Its elegant dining room, impeccable service and world-class wine program are the ideal ingredients for romance. Chef Chris Coombs is well known for sourcing inspiration for his Modern French menu from local farmers, fishers and foragers.

Another sought-after dining option is Bistro du Midi, just a few minutes’ stroll from Boston Park Plaza. Take in the captivating views from this sophisticated second-floor dining room as you enjoy its classic French cuisine with a New England twist. Top off your special evening with the made-to-be-shared chocolate soufflé. It’s one of the many unforgettable dishes from award-winning chef Robert Sisca.

At Boston Park Plaza, adjacent to our lobby, is the vibrant STRIP by Strega. The restaurant blends the feel of a contemporary steakhouse with a sophisticated lounge. The result is a selection of inspired dishes and creative cocktails in a stylish space.

box of chocolates from LA Burdick
Photo credit © BurdickChocolate.com

Indulge in the romance of chocolate

Is chocolate really the food of love? The Aztecs thought so, and today in the U.S., more chocolate is consumed on February 14th than on any other day of the year. When you’re craving something sweet to share with your favorite person, there are several delectable options near Boston Park Plaza.

Max Brenner is a Chocolate Bar and Restaurant that offers decadent desserts and a selection of exceptional chocolate to buy and share.

On Charles Street, Beacon Hill Chocolates is one of Boston’s favorite places to indulge in chocolates from around the world.

L.A. Burdick is an exquisite Chocolate Shop and Café that has been tempting Bostonians with its artisanal choices and drinking chocolate for more than 30 years.

Couple at boston park plaza lobby

Gifts that they’ll remember

If you’re looking to purchase something special for someone special, Newbury Street is a few minutes from our front door. This tree-lined destination offers a breadth of shopping options from well-known independent retailers like Crush Boutique and Firestone & Parson Jewelers to world-renowned brands like Gucci and Cartier Jewelers.

people ice skating at frog pond
Photo credit © Kyle Klein Photography

Romance on ice

A favorite local pastime is skating on Frog Pond, located within Boston Common. Voted the Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rink in the country by USA Today, Frog Pond is open seven days a week until 9:00 pm (except Mondays when it closes at 3:45 pm). Admission is only $6.00 and skate rentals are available. If it’s still early days between you and your Valentine, skating gives you the perfect excuse to hold hands.

Boston Park Plaza is one of the most sought-after hotels near Boston Common, so when it comes time to say “I Do”, be sure to speak with us. Our Boston wedding venues are renowned for classic, contemporary charm and our team of professionals have the expertise to ensure your special day reflects your dreams.

If you are looking for hotel deals in Boston for Valentine’s Day, the Boston Park Plaza is perfectly located to ensure your time in the city will be special.

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