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Commonwealth Court Guest House

2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115 (Back Bay)
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 via mobile

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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Geneva, Switzerland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
23 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have to say that, after reading some comments, I really feared what I was going to find. I was supposed to share a room with a friend and she didn't come. Lucky me because it wasn't a twin bed but a queen size bed...way too small for two but fine for one. The room was large and comfortable except... More 

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Brasilia, Brazil
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19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The hotel is located in the main area of Boston and very close to a subway station (Prudential - green line), anything you may need you can get by walking from the hotel. The room is clean and in some way comfortable if u dont expect luxury. The wifi didnt work well, and there is 24 hours recepcionist, the negative... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

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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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Room was on third floor-difficult steps to climb especially when carrying things tiny room . TV did not work. No chair for sitting, One fork, one spoon for two people one large glass and 3 small. Bath sink about 12 inches across, tiny shower. Bulky unmatched furniture. Worst place ever and we have stayed many places in this country and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I booked a room for 5 days, and then wanted to alter my reservation. I had misunderstood their policy for booking. After a couple of emails with the guest house they wrote me the following reply: "I do not understand. What are you talking about rebooking the room? You clearly don't want to stay here! Just cancel the reservation. This... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Twin Room: Both beds were of average size and comfort with a decent size bathroom and suitable kitchen area. However, no curtains. Blinds had little effect with sun coming through very early in the morning. Good location to both downtown and Back Bay Area. Main concern: Upon checkout we asked receptionist (American Gentleman) if we could leave our suitcases within... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Attending a conference at the Hynes Convention Center, I was looking for an alternative to the Back Bay hotels. Found a great deal on Booking.com for Commonwealth Court Guest House, which is a converted brownstone. Awesome location just off of Newbury and 2 blocks from the Hynes. The Good: Very nice room with 12-foot ceilings, architectural details, and a large... More 

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Address: 284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Commonwealth Court Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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