Discover multiple levels of cosmopolitan shopping, dining and entertainment at Copley Place, one of Boston’s premier retail destinations. Surrounded by the historic brownstones and culinary hot spots of the vibrant Back Bay neighbourhood, the centre is easily accessible from downtown Boston and the entire metro area.
With more than 75 stores in all, there’s a fashion find for everyone at Copley Place. Peruse luxury goods at stores such as Barneys New York, Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Chanel and Dior, or stock up on items for the whole family at Gap, J. Crew, Banana Republic and Neiman Marcus. Need a second opinion? Enlist the centre’s personalised shopping service to help you put together the perfect ensemble.
Restaurants and Dining
Boston is renowned for its seafood, and some of the best in the city is located right here at Copley Place. Established in 1950, Legal Sea Foods offers a rotating selection of fresh fish, shellfish and one of the best bowls of clam chowder in Boston.
Quick bites can be found at Au Bon Pain café bakery and Tender Greens, specialising in farmers market-style cuisine. Beyond the centre, Back Bay is home to one of Boston’s most diverse and distinctive dining scenes, with a wide range of casual and upscale eateries just a short walk away.
Things to do
Boston is teeming with Revolutionary War-era landmarks, iconic attractions and cultural institutions, and Copley Place is situated smack-dab in the midst of it all. Within the centre, stop by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Information Desk to get personalised sightseeing advice or purchase tickets for tours and museums.
Some of the must-see sites within a short walk or drive of Copley Place include Fenway Park, the historic Beacon Hill neighbourhood, Boston Common, the Public Garden and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Also nearby is Boston’s theatre district, where you can see world premieres and national touring productions of hit Broadway shows.
Where to stay
Shop in style, stay in style. Three of Boston’s finest hotels are connected to Copley Place by pedestrian skybridge, letting you shop till you drop without ever leaving the centre. The AAA Four-Diamond Westin Copley Place, Marriott Boston Copley Place and Sheraton Hotel each feature fine accommodations and attentive service. Just across the street, the luxurious Fairmont Copley Plaza has been a Back Bay landmark since 1912. In downtown Boston and beyond, there are many more hotels, charming inns and vacation rentals to accommodate every budget.
Whether you are coming to Copley Place by car, by train or by foot, the centre is well-connected and easy to reach. There is paid parking in a covered garage, as well as valet parking for an additional fee.
From Logan International Airport
Follow the signs to Boston through the Sumner Tunnel. Turn right up the entrance ramp onto Expressway 93 North. Take the Storrow Drive exit on the right. Follow Storrow Drive West and take the Copley Square exit. Turn right onto Beacon Street. Go two blocks and turn left on Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon Street five blocks. Turn right onto St. James Avenue.
From Western Massachusetts & Points South via Massachusetts Turnpike:
Follow Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east to the Copley Square/Prudential Center exit 22. Follow the Copley Square Exit and take your first right onto Dartmouth Street. Copley Place is on your right.
From Points South via I-95 & I-93:
Follow I-95 North to I-93 North. Take exit 18 for Massachusetts Avenue/Roxbury. Follow the arrows to Massachusetts Avenue and turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Off Massachusetts Avenue, turn right onto Huntington Avenue. Follow Huntington Avenue, and Copley Place is on your right.
From Points North via I-95 or I-93:
Follow Route 93 South. Take exit 26 North Station/Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive West to the Copley Square exit. Turn right onto Beacon Street and follow two blocks. Turn left onto Clarendon Street and follow five blocks. Turn right onto St. James Avenue. Copley Place will be on your left.
Exit Copley Green Line Station at the corner of Dartmouth and Boylston Streets. Walk two blocks south on Dartmouth Street across Copley Square. Copley Place is on the corner of Dartmouth Street and Stuart Street.
Back Bay Station / MBTA Orange Line and Amtrak:
Exit Back Bay Train Station on the Dartmouth Street side. Cross the street and Copley Place is in front of you.
Cash Points & Currency Exchange
Stores at Copley Place accept most major credit and debit cards, but there are two cash point machines at the centre for your convenience – one located next to Barneys New York on Level 1, the other in front of Starbucks at the end of the Huntington Bridge.
Should you need to exchange currency during your visit, Copley Place is pleased to offer a Currency Exchange International location (across from Coach on Level 2) for our international travellers.