For the protection of all guests and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in compliance with mandatory standards from the CDC, Massachusetts Lodging Association, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the City of Boston, we have instituted numerous protocols.  These standards span areas to include social distancing, hygiene protocols, staffing and operations, and cleaning and disinfecting.   

  • Guest rooms will be cleaned and sanitized using enhanced cleaning standards and best practices as outlined by the CDC, Massachusetts Lodging Association and City of Boston

  • Sneeze guard has been installed at the reception desk

  • Guests and staff must wear masks in hallways and common areas at all times (guests must provide their own masks)

  • Guests and staff must maintain a distance of 6 feet or more whenever possible

  • Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited

  • Hand sanitizer available in the lobby area – contactless dispenser

  • Guest rooms will remain vacant for a minimum of 24 hours before being occupied again

  • Common areas, including all handles, hard surfaces, hallways, etc are cleaned and sanitized multiple times per day

  • Housekeepers will NOT enter guest rooms during guest stays of 3 days or less; guests may request fresh towels or items from front desk staff during front desk hours; for longer stays, housekeeping will be scheduled with guests

  • Staff will assist with luggage upon arrival/departure only when necessary and will wear gloves

  • Social distancing rules must be followed in living room area

  • Breakfast buffet and self-service kitchen area is closed and not available according to mandatory state guidelines.  Breakfast service will resume in Spring 2021.

  • Any grocery or restaurant items purchased must be consumed in the guest room only, and must use disposable containers and utensils

  • All reservations will be 100% prepaid where possible (contactless payment)

  • All city guides, magazines, envelopes, paper items and writing utensils have been removed from all rooms and common areas; available upon request only

  • All guests must follow CDC and Commonwealth of Massachusetts guidelines for safety from COVID-19

 

Other mandatory standards and operational procedures have been implemented in compliance with guidelines and orders from the Governor and Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Travel Form (Mandatory, Effective Aug. 1, 2020)

All individuals over the age of 18 and unaccompanied minors entering Massachusetts, who are not coming from a COVID lower-risk state and do not fall within certain, limited exemptions, must complete this form upon or prior to entry to the state.

To determine whether you are required to complete this form, please review the list of exemptions here.  Failure to complete this form or failure to comply with the quarantine if applicable may result in a $500 fine per day.  Thank you for helping us protect our state and residents.

 

Quarantine Requirement and Testing Options

 

All individuals arriving in Massachusetts by any means or mode, including Massachusetts residents who have left the state for anything more than transitory travel, are covered by the Massachusetts travel rule. Accordingly, even travelers not required to complete the form should act in compliance with the rule.

 

The rule requires that you MUST quarantine for 14 days unless you: 

  1. are coming from a lower-risk state or 

  2. can produce, on request, proof of negative test result for COVID-19 from a test administered on a sample taken not longer than 72 hours before your arrival in Massachusetts, or 

  3. meet the exemption criteria

 

You may obtain a test at your own expense after your arrival in Massachusetts but you MUST quarantine until you obtain a negative result. Individuals who fail to quarantine are subject to a $500 fine per day. 

 

Detailed information about the quarantine requirement and a list of exceptions can be found here. By completing this form, you consent to receive text messages from the Commonwealth. The online form may be found at:  https://www.mass.gov/forms/massachusetts-travel-form

 

Thank you, and stay healthy!

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