This April, The Revere hotel will open as the city’s premiere independent, luxury hotel and entertainment destination – the same month in 1775 when Paul Revere made his famous ride warning of the British invasion.
Inspired by Boston’s revolutionary spirit, the property will pay reverence to the city’s rich history and storied past while embracing a modern edge and reveling in the non-traditional. The Revere will breathe new life into the spaces formally inhabited by The Radisson and Stuart Street Playhouse, located on 200 Stuart St., in the heart of Boston’s vibrant theatre district. Following a dramatic transformation under new ownership, Northwood Hospitality (The Palace in NYC), the boutique hotel will boast 356 rooms, more than 35,000 square feet of meeting space including an exciting nightlife concept (the Emerald Lounge), a film and live entertainment venue (Theatre 1), and a versatile, multipurpose setting for events (Space 57).
The vision for The Revere hotel has been meticulously orchestrated by world-renowned BBGM Interiors (W in NYC, St. Regis in NYC) and the hotel’s internal design team. The design and decor of The Revere will reflect a contemporary and timeless aesthetic, a harmonious balance of convenience and luxury in an environment that is both welcoming and comfortable. BBGM designers will transform each space to capture the essence of The Revere brand: equal parts style, character and sophistication. A subtle flair for the dramatics will be woven into the design, a tribute to the property’s theatre district locale.
Located in the center of the city, the hotel will offer 325 guest rooms, 30 deluxe suites and one presidential suite. The lobby of The Revere will serve as its prologue, a sleek and sophisticated opening setting the stage for the acts to follow. A functional art piece inspired by the work of famed sculptor Richard Serra will serve as a majestic welcome to the hotel.
The Revere guest rooms will serve as the ensemble cast of the production. Combining high-style with superb comfort, the design for each room is best described as “livable glamour.” A neutral color palate will allow patterns and bold splashes of color to steal the show. A hardwood entryway will anchor the space and present three distinct areas of the room for “sleep,” “work” and “lounge” that will include an oversized desk, a suede headboard, plush bedding, and a masculine houndstooth chaise. Each Revere guest room will also feature an oversized balcony offering commanding views of the city skyline and the historic South End. Inspiring artwork will adorn the walls, subtly referencing by-gone theatrical productions. As part of a commitment to partnering with local brands to create a memorable Boston experience, exclusive Skoah skin care amenities will be provided. The only Skoah “spatique” in the country is located in Boston, a few blocks away from The Revere.
The grandiose Presidential Suite will be the leading actor of The Revere. Located on the 24th floor with sweeping skyline views, motifs reflecting world travels and theatrical set pieces will exude individuality throughout all 1,400 square feet. The suite is designed to capture a dark and dramatic vibe through vivacious splashes of color and a cohabitation of modern and traditional elements. This presentation of glamour and luxury will offer a unique option for hosting special events and entertaining.
6th Floor Meeting Space
The Revere will introduce a unique and avant-garde “industrial chic” sixth floor. Designed to embrace its raw structural elements, the space will feature exposed brick, reclaimed wood and rustic metals. The space will evoke a creative energy and provocative environment native to an artist’s loft rather than a conventional meeting room. The space is broken into a 4,900 square foot function space and four smaller breakout rooms.
Theatre 1 & Space 57
The Revere hotel will also unveil two new venues, “Theatre 1” and “Space 57,” in the space formally inhabited by the Stuart St. Playhouse. The renovation will include a complete redesign of the existing venue to transform it into a luxurious and state-of-the-art theater. The 225-seat “Theatre 1” will be outfitted with plush seating, ambient lighting and the finest in projection and audio technology. Each luxury seat comes with its own designated workspace and power sources, creating a versatile venue amenable to everything from an intimate performance to a business presentation. The venue will also feature a newly designed pre-function lobby with full bar and service capabilities.
Opposite Theatre 1 is “Space 57,” a 6,700 square foot blank canvas and multi-dimensional event space, named in honor of the building’s initial tenant, the Sack Cinema 57. Transformed into an innovative and distinctive event space, Space 57 is a raw shell with infinite possibilities. Space 57 will boast 25-foot ceilings, a built-in 30’ x 12’ AV screen and will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 guests.
An allusion to Boston’s sprawling Emerald Necklace and the “brightness and glory” discovered in the capital city of Oz, Emerald is destined to become the wicked jewel of Boston’s hospitality scene. The 6,000 square foot sophisticated and lively lounge is designed to cater to an eclectic mix of patrons from the after-work professional to the local night reveler. The glamorous ambience of Emerald will be complemented with creative craft cocktails and utensil-free cuisine.