Raffles Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on its first North American property, the Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences. 

Scheduled to open in early 2022, the 33-story building will be located adjacent to the Boston Back Bay train station and will have 147 guestrooms and 146 branded residences. The development will also include seven affordable-housing units. 

Amenities at will include six food and beverage venues, a Raffles Spa with indoor pool and fitness club and a rooftop garden terrace and lounge. A total of 16 communal "gathering spaces" will be spread throughout the property, including several solely for residents. 

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