Charlesmark Hotel & Lounge - At Copley Square, Back Bay, Boston
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Who We Are
Located within the Charlesmark Hotel, the lounge is a bustling mix of hotel guests, local professionals, and stylish savvy trendsetters. The Charlesmark Lounge is a unique venue and considered by some to be the best kept secret of the Back Bay. This hidden jewel boasts a unique design concept from award winning designer Dennis Duffy, a graduate of the Parsons School of Design. Perfect for socializing with your friends and co-workers, sleek and sexy to the eye, yet cozy in feel, the Charlesmark is the perfect mix between chic hotel martini bar and neighborhood hang out.

General Information
Open for cocktails and dinner every night at 5PM. The Boylston Street outdoor patio is open weather permitting.

The Bar
Award winning Back Bay Bartender Jefferson Ryder manages the Charlesmark Lounge, and also bartends on Thursday and Friday nights. Jefferson's signature martinis and flawless reputation has earned him a loyal following of patrons over the past 20 years.

The Dancing Bear Martini (photo on left) is just one of the many signature martinis that Jefferson has concocted.

Centrally located at 655 Boylston Street, between Dartmouth and Exeter cross streets - across from the Boston Public Libary and the Copley T Station.

Meter parking is enforced from 8AM-8PM on the streets surrounding the Charlesmark Hotel & Lounge. Visit the Parking & Directions page for more information.


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Private Functions
Planning a birthday party, corporate reception, fundraiser or cocktail party? The Charlesmark Hotel & Lounge are both unique venues and and an excellent choice for your next event. Contact Jefferson Ryder at or (617) 247-1212 to discuss your upcoming event.

Layout & Capacity

The lounge has three areas that can be customized for your event
Main Bar - up to 50 guests

Upper Lounge/White Couches - up to 75 guests
Outdoor Patio - up to 25 guests

Photo Gallery
Take a closer look at the Charlesmark Lounge in our Photo Gallery.

Private Function Bar Options:
There are several options for your bar set-up and pricing including:
Custom cocktails created by Jefferson Ryder, Mixologist
- Unlimited Open Bar for Entire Duration of Event
- Unlimited Open Bar for Portion of Event
- Drink Tickets for Unlimited Open Bar, charged at face value
- Beer & Wine Open Bar for Entire Duration of Event
- Beer & Wine Open Bar for Portion of Event
- Drink Tickets for Beer & Wine, charged at face value.
- Cash Bar, with Individuals paying. (A cash bar minimum may apply)
  **Beverages are priced per drink only**

Special Event Terms & Conditions (The Fine Print)
-A 20% Gratuity charge and 6.25% Massachusetts Sales Tax will be added
-All events require a signed contract with approved credit card authorization. 

Event Cancellation Policy:
You may cancel your event up to 72 Hours prior to the day of your event without obligation. After this grace period you will be responsible for payment in full.

Contact Us: 
For all inquiries contact Jefferson Ryder, Lounge Manager by email to or by telephone (617) 247-1212.
Charlesmark Upper Lounge Area

The Charlesmark Lounge Patio
 A stylish and charming 25 seat outdoor patio extends on to the busy Boylston St. sidewalk from our bar. The patio features modern silver tables, lit by candle light at night as well as large spanning umbrellas to shade you during the day. The Charlesmark Patio is a place to see and be seen. With the Patio's sleek and cool design, as well as optimal 'People Watching' views, it is sure to book fast this summer. Booking is currently available for groups and diners up to 30 people.

 Stationary Platter Displays:

Cheese and Crackers -  $5 per person/10 person min. 
A selection of Imported & Domestic Cheese served with crackers and fresh fruit. 

Crudite Display
$5 per person/10 person min.
Fresh vegetables with a variety of dips

The Charlesmark Bar and Lounge is located just inside the Charlesmark Hotel, a 40 room Boutique Hotel with state of the art amenities and premier location. The Charlesmark Hotel, which opened in April 2002, was also designed by award winning local designer, Dennis Duffy. The careful design of each room features Classic Modern decor with a Minimalist Flair and was designed to provide the ultimate combination of luxury, comfort, and functionality.

Booking Hotel Rooms for your guests is a responsible way to enjoy your Private Event in our Lounge without worry. Knowing that your guests will not need transportation once your event has concluded will present everyone in your party with a unique opportunity to truly enjoy your event.


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655 Boylston Street   ·   Boston, MA  02116   ·   T. 617-247-1212   F. 617-247-1224
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