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Commonwealth Court Guest House

284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115
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Ranked #30 of 45 Boston B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015
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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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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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Rural NY
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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