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Hotel Commonwealth

#3 of 78 Hotels in Boston
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500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were only in town for one night, but the hotel was fabulous. Nicely maintained, clean, very helpful staff, spacious rooms. We were very pleased. We just wish we could have stayed longer! The only negative I saw was that the bathtub didn't seem very sturdy, but overall the bathroom and room were very nice and tidy.

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that overall you found your experience here to be so enjoyable. We have noted the comment you made about the bathtub and will certainly communicate that with our housekeeping and engineering staff so that corrective action can be taken. We do hope that when your travels bring you back to the Boston area we... More 

Burlingame, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just stayed at the Commonwealth for the second time. The newly remodeled rooms are gorgeous and the size of the rooms are fantastic. Loved the bedding, the bathroom is nice and new and clean. Plenty of towels, nice ones, and nice size windows in our room. All in all, we loved our stay. What makes the Hotel Commonwealth a must... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for your very positive review of your recent stay here. The feedback from our guests regarding the updates we have made to our guest rooms and lobby space is of great value to us and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the finished product so much. The team here has worked so... More 

Dallas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently returned to the Hotel Commonwealth which has completed an extensive update of its common areas and rooms. Gone are the classic Euro-style pillars and gold leaf, replaced by a chic yet comfortable modern style. The lobby has the most significant changes, resulting in a lot more separate seating areas. The rooms likewise have been updated - gone are... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and feedback regarding your most recent experience here. We are so pleased to hear how much you liked our newly renovated lobby space and guest rooms. Feedback from our repeat guests is of such value to us when changes have been made to the hotel and we are... More 

Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service. Great location. Superb bar downstairs. Went back 3 days later to the bar and the waiter remembered what drinks my colleague and I had! Lovely comfortable room. Was perfect for our trip.

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We are thrilled that your experience in The Hawthorne was so exceptional, they really do such a wonderful job taking care of guests. We hope that should your travels bring you back to the Boston area we will have the pleasure of hosting your stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Commonwealth is a luxurious hotel in a great location in the heart of Boston. Very convenient to restaurants, shopping and transportation, not to mention a stone's throw from Fenway Park. One of the hotel's greatest strengths is impeccable guest services. Customer service throughout the hotel is top notch and the staff is quick to make things right. This is... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

It is always such a pleasure to read reviews from our guests which highlight positive experiences. These reviews are even more enjoyable to read when they come from frequent guests of the hotel, as it reaffirms our consistency in exceeding our guests expectations. We are thrilled to be able to host your stays in Boston and that we continue to... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall best location for shopping, touring, entertainment and getting to Logan Airport. So much in walking distance. Exceptionally, helpful staff at any hour of the day. The rooms were spacious and super clean.

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read that you found your time at the Hotel Commonwealth to be so enjoyable. With so many wonderful amenities and services located within our hotel and Kenmore Square we are ideally located for visitors to the city. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the hotel often. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This stately hotel has a great location in Boston, and is a perfect spot for business or pleasure travel. Rooms, service, staff - all outstanding. Left my suit hanging in a closet when I left. I called two weeks later and was surprised at how friendly and helpful Carla was from the moment my called was answered until I received... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience. It's always such a pleasure to read when a member of our team has been recognized for their commitment to service and I am thrilled that Carla was able to make an inconvenient situation a lot less stressful for you. We look forward to hosting your future... More 

Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 5 days during my one week executive education at Boston University which is just across the street. Good location in Back Bay district, next to Fenway Park, Newbury Street, Copley Square and Charles River. Decent rooms, good customer service, two good restaurants in the location: Oyster Bar and Eastern Standard (crowded during the evening, so book table in... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of your recent stay with us. Situated on the edge of Boston Universities campus we are ideally located for visitors to the University and we are so pleased that you selected to stay with us for your 5 day trip. It sounds as though you really took advantage of all of the wonderful... More 

Gurgaon, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very pleasent experience staying at Hotel Commomwealth between 30th April to 11th May'2015. The hotel is very well located, close to lanmarks such as Fenway Park & Boston University campus for Questrom business school. The hotel staff were always helpful & the facilities worked perfectly.

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts regarding your recent stay. It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and we are thrilled that you found everything to be so positive. We look forward to welcoming you back next time your travels bring you to Boston. More 

Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are comfortable (a bit small, but this is a city) -- but what really sets this hotel apart is the stellar front desk/ concierge service. Helpful, polite, cheerful. It's also really really nice having high quality restaurants right in the hotel. We dined at Eastern Standard the first night and had a wonderful evening; and how terrific, after a... More 

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NCasillo, Director of Rooms at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your thoughts and feedback regarding your stay with us. It's always such a pleasure to learn when a guest has had a positive experience and enjoyed all aspects of their stay. We are so grateful for your kind words about our staff, we are fortunate to have some of Boston's finest hospitality professionals working with genuine... More 

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  • Fenway Park(78)
  • Eastern Standard(59)
  • Red Sox(48)
  • Great location(34)
  • Very nice(19)
  • Kenmore square(16)
  • Room service(13)
  • Would highly recommend(13)
  • Front desk staff(7)
  • Rooms are spacious(7)
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