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Hotel Commonwealth

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived earlier than the 'check-in' time & the front desk gave us the option to upgrade to another suite which was available. Reception personnel were very cheerful & helpful. Give them 5 stars! Very clean comfortable room. The bed was super comfortable. Fantastic location, close to Fenway. Short taxi ride into city. Like the 12 noon check out time.... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Offering olde world charm with modern convenience at an amazingly convenient location. Attention to customer service is matchless. The Oyster Bar takes shucking to a new level. Local pale ales combine with fresh seafood made my day. Would return in a heartbeat.

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Derby, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like to think I'm a harsh, but fair critic. If a hotel is going to have 4.5 stars on Hotwire you expect near perfection. The Hotel Commonwealth is very nice, but it needs some work. Here were some issues encountered during the stay: * The room was missing an ironing board. A small table top one was brought to... More

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Shelton, Connecticut
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here the weekend of the Red Sox home opener. I booked on Hotwire for a decent rate. The location is spectacular, just around the corner to Fenway and a short walk to the bars on Boylston St. We arrived too early for our room to be ready but were given the option to upgrade to an available junior... More

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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a former Boston University student, I used to live right across the street from Hotel Commonwealth, so on my most recent trip back to Boston I knew I had to stay there. I bought my room through a 3rd party so I ended up with a handicap accessible room, however I had an excellent view and the bed was... More

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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel with my god-daughter so that she could visit Boston University. It was in a perfect location for this and to also see other parts of the city. The hotel staff from Valet parking to the front desk staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was nice and large, very clean and comfortable. We ordered room... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always love staying at the "Hotel Commonwealth" when I visit my son in Boston. From the front desk to the doormen to the superior staff who care for the rooms the hotel is the BEST....They always know the best places to eat, sightsee and to shop. Thanks again for a great stay and we will see you in May.... More

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New Jersey
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here through a special 'blind rate' purchase, and wouldn't have booked since we tend to stay over by the Pru side of 'Back Bay.' When the hotel name popped up, we were curious and excited to give it a try. As it turned out, we loved the hotel. We were only put on the second floor, facing Comm... More

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently had the most positive and heartwarming experience at this hotel on April 9th, 2014. I hope you will ready the letter I wrote to the manager below and you will see why you should stay here anytime you are in Boston: Dear Adam, I am writing this letter to you today to let you know about my recent... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we like staying at the hotel commonwealth-- there is great customer service and the location near fenway is awesome if you are going to a game. The restaurants below-- island creek and eastern standard-- are both good. I lived in boston for four years and this is a hotel which I frequent when I return for a visit. I have... More

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  • Eastern Standard(125)
  • Fenway Park(110)
  • Great location(67)
  • Red Sox(59)
  • Very nice(42)
  • Kenmore square(31)
  • Creek Oyster bar(27)
  • Would highly recommend(25)
  • Junior suite(25)
  • Newbury street(24)

Additional Information about Hotel Commonwealth

Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Boston
#1 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#3 Family Hotel in Boston
#16 Romantic Hotel in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Commonwealth 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover Hotel Commonwealth, a luxury Boston boutique hotel offering elegance and style in downtown Boston Massachusetts. The grand cornerstone of Boston’s Kenmore Square, Hotel Commonwealth features gracious hospitality with classic style. Just steps away from world class medical institutions, the Back Bay, Red Sox games at Fenway Park, and Boston’s many cultural and historical attractions, luxurious Hotel Commonwealth is a relaxing and elegant oasis for an urban adventure or business gathering. ... more   less 
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