No. 284 Back Bay

Back Bay, Boston

Beantown. Boston. Bruins and Red Sox. Embrace the New England spirit with whatever name you know us by. With so much American history entrenched in the cobblestone streets, prepare yourself for a getaway stay at No. 284 Back Bay. Built in 1880, this five-story red-bricked sanctuary is your cozy place to snuggle up by the window and watch the foliage change through the seasons. Close to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, jog along The Esplanade and run your own race. Leave your car at home. Around here we travel by foot or the T. Explore the countless shops and restaurants just a quick stroll away. Wind up at No. 284 Back Bay if you want to be where everybody knows your name — oh yes, the Cheers bar is down the street.

The Sonder standard

Contactless check-in

Professionally cleaned

Fast WiFi

24/7 support

Top amenities

Lounge and Work Space

Air conditioning

Outdoor Space


Responding to COVID-19

We thoroughly clean and disinfect each Sonder before and after every stay. We also offer self check-in and 24/7 guest support via our app, so you can limit in-person interactions.
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Availability and rates


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Please note: The layout, furniture, and decor of your space may vary from what's shown here.

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Amenities at No. 284 Back Bay

The Sonder standard

Working, relaxing, and living. Our spaces have all the essentials you need for your stay.

Contactless check-in
Fast WiFi
Professionally cleaned
Fresh towels
24/7 support
Artisan coffee
Comfortable bedding
Shower amenities

Air conditioning


Lounge and Work Space

Outdoor Space

Kid Friendly

The neighborhood

Back Bay

Filled with picturesque tree-lined streets and Victorian brownstone houses, Back Bay radiates historic charm. Jog along Charles River Esplanade or participate in one of the many community pick-up games. Busier streets lead to fashionable boutiques, delectable restaurants, and lively bars.


Back Bay, 284 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Public Transit

Nearest Public Transportation: Hynes Convention Center (Green Line), Back Bay (Orange Line). Public Transportation to Downtown: 22 min.


Driving time to downtown is about 12 minutes.


  • There is no free street parking nearby

  • There is no paid street parking nearby

  • There are no free parking lots nearby

  • There's a paid parking lot nearby

Booking policies

Check-in is at 4:00 pm Checkout is at 11:00 am

You may request early check-in and/or late check-out after booking. Our team will do our best to accommodate any requests based on availability.


  • Wheelchair access available

  • Elevators available

House Rules

  • No smoking (not even on balconies/patios)

  • No pets (not even really cute ones) unless otherwise stated

  • No parties (not even really quiet ones)

* Please be respectful of your neighbors and keep noise to a minimum from 10:00 pm – 8:00 am.

Please note

  • There's no daily housekeeping, room service, laundry facilities, included parking, or cable. We've provided a Roku for streaming.

  • The A/C and heat are programmed to shut off when any windows are opened.

  • Masks are required in all communal indoor areas and hallways

  • No packages or mail can be received at this property for stays shorter than 30 days.

  • The Stellar Queen Room w/ Balcony features a fire pit that emits real flames. Use at your own risk as Sonder is not liable for any injuries caused by this amenity.

Flexible cancellation

We offer flexible cancellations for all bookings. Select the Flex Rate to cancel your booking up to 3 days before check-in and receive a full refund. For longer stays that are paid monthly, we require at least 30 days notice to cancel or modify without fees.

Anything else you'd like to know?

Message our team at [email protected] for stays less than 45 nights. Message our team at [email protected] for stays 45 nights and longer.