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Commonwealth Court Guest House

284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115
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Ranked #29 of 45 Boston B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slow wifi, unhelpful staff, room with a bad odour, noisy guests outside the room on a couple of nights. Not a place I'll be returning to anytime soon. The only plus to the venuie is it's excellent location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Free wifi that works all the time, 1200 plus tv channels with an easy remote to change channels, Great location near parks, Fenway park (walk to it), shops, food and transport. Staff are very helpful arriving, during and leaving. Nice looking old building with matching rooms that have all you need but no kettle, only one spoon, two cups and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights, but had to extend for one extra day due to the storm Boston got hit with recently, but we didn't mind the extra day of vacation :) Located on beautiful Commonwealth Avenue - great walk, especially at night- trees are lighten up looks magical. This is a limited service hotel. The rooms are very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I chose this place for 2 reasons 1. It was in Back Bay area 2. It was cheapest hotel I could find. and was very happpy with my decision. Place is very easy to get to on the T or use the Back Bay Shuttle bus from the airport which drops you just a few blocks away. I had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights here. The house is a beautiful old building. We were on the top floor up four flights of stairs which didn't bother us. The Internet didn't work in our room and no one was able to fix it so we had to use it in the lobby. Basic no frills room in a beautiful suburb with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Pros Excellent location Reasonable price Clean room Cons Good luck finding parking Bed broke my back No night staff so you cant have questions and concernsbe responded to . Noisy , you can hear your neighors and the activity ob the streets , cars people talking etc The cons outweigh the pros here therefore I demanded to cancel my reservation... More 

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We stayed in this guesthouse as a last minute booking as our previous hotel was a let down. The room was small but perfect for 5 nights. Double bed with extra blankets was extremely comfortable, kitchenette was useful although would have appreciated a tea towel to dry things. Our private bathroom was clean as well as complimentary toiletries, hairdryer and... More 

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We were delighted with this property! We had emailed a late arrival and were given the pass-code and found our keys in the mailbox, just as promised. Our room was on the bottom level, absolutely charming, clean and well kept. This guest house is located just blocks from the train station and only two blocks from the subway. It is... More 

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