Inside Boston's W Hotel
The W Hotel is being sold, less than a year after its developer filed for bankruptcy protection. The a 26-story hotel, which has 235 rooms and 123 residences, opened in late 2009. On April 28, 2010, the owner filed for bankruptcy protection.
The hotel is located at 100 Stuart St., a short walk from the Theater District. Its employees, who undergo training sessions complete with W lingo lessons and fake paparazzi, are encouraged to act like the cast of a theatrical production.