Sur­ren­der to the Loews Boston Ho­tel’s ‘House Ar­rest’ pack­age.

You don’t need a crim­i­nal record to stay at this for­mer po­lice head­quar­ters.

Metro USA (Boston) - - FRONT PAGE - CATHER­INE PERLOFF @MetroBOS let­ters@metro.us

For those who like their lux­ury spiked with a lit­tle ad­ven­ture, the Loews Boston Ho­tel is let­ting guests stay un­der house ar­rest in what used to be the Boston Po­lice Head­quar­ters.

The ho­tel — the cur­rent oc­cu­pant of the site — is of­fer­ing what it calls the “House Ar­rest” pack­age through March 31, 2018. It’s a deal so good guests will feel they must have com­mit­ted a crime.

Your cell will be one of Loews Boston’s lux­u­ri­ous guest rooms, which of­fers prime views of the charm­ing Back Bay area. In­stead of be­ing greeted with a bright-or­ange jump­suit, Loews treats its in­mates to a char­cu­terie board loaded with Ital­ian meats and grilled bread.

While guests are free to ex­plore Boston, it’s not un­likely that those who pur­chase the pack­age will vol­un­tary lock them­selves in at the lux­ury ho­tel.

The pack­age comes with a $150 food and bev­er­age credit, us­able at the Precinct Kitchen & Bar, which prides it­self on Boston fa­vorites like lob­ster rolls, clam­bakes and Boston cream pies. Also in­cluded is a com­pli­men­tary in-room movie and free valet park­ing for one ve­hi­cle through­out the stay.

This isn’t the first time Loews Ho­tel has made a cheeky homage to the build­ing’s past life in law en­force­ment. Since July 12, pop-up speakeasy The Trav­eller Bar has been serv­ing ar­ti­san cock­tails at the Loews Ho­tel.

The bar is filled with vin­tage touches, like the first edi­tion of the old­est known cock­tail-recipe book, in or­der for guests to feel like they’re down­ing boot­legged gin. The Trav­eller Bar is leav­ing Friday, Aug. 4, so you have only a cou­ple more days to drink up, Pro­hi­bi­tion-style.

Who says law break­ing couldn’t be lux­u­ri­ous?

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