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Hotel Commonwealth

#3 of 82 Hotels in Boston
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500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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Stanford, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the hotel. The room was large, conveniently laid out, and quiet, with a desk with all conveniences a traveler with a laptop likes (mainly easy access to power and free, good wi-fi). The main plus for me was the extraordinary friendliness and helpfulness of the staff, from Jeff at the door - who was great - to... More 

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in several hotels since we often go to Red Sox games however, was my first time at the Commonwealth and was pleasantly surprised by the ambience. We were greeted at the front desk by a young gentleman who was gracious and hospitable. We were also extremely happy with size of the room and the decor, Overall, it... More 

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

We are thrilled to have been able to satisfy so many of your needs during your recent stay in Boston. Being so close to Fenway Park we are the ideal location for those guests who are visiting for a baseball game and hope the ease of it added to the overall enjoyment of your evening. We hope that we can... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I live in London but occasionally commute back to work for a week or two in Boston, I was looking forward to staying at the Hotel Commonwealth due its incredibly central location and great reputation. A few things of note: PROS: * Amazing location, could not be better situated in Boston being so close to Fenway * Wonderful front... More 

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

We were delighted to receive your extremely valuable review and thank you for selecting the Hotel Commonwealth for your visits to Boston. Feedback of every kind is of such value to us and as a seasoned traveler your candor is much appreciated. Thank you for your kind words about our staff who are one of the most dedicated teams of... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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103 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I generally stay at the Ritz or Four Seasons when available and convenient to my situation. I say that to make sure you know what I am talking about and this isn;t my first review. This was highly rated on Tripadvisor so I took the chance and booked a room for our 5 day trip to Boston for my wife's... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time staying here was last November (2014). We loved staying here so much that we brought my parents and nieces on our return. As always, we slept well, the rooms were clean and comfortable, and the bathroom was nicely updated. The front desk staff and doormen were courteous and helpful. The location of this hotel is perfect and... More 

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

Thank you so much for selecting to return to the Hotel Commonwealth, it was really our pleasure to host you and your extended family during your recent visit. We are especially pleased to hear that the addition to our property which will house a further 96 guestrooms did not impact your stay in anyway and we are so looking forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From top to bottom this hotel is first in class. The lobby is a fantastic place to lounge, the rooms are clean, quiet, large, have great views, and nice finishes. Both attached restaurants and the Hawthorne are some of the best places in the City. But what truly sets this place apart is the experience and service delivered by the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your experience here at the Hotel Commonwealth. As a team we have worked so hard to ensure that we are providing the best possible accommodations for our guests and hope that we continue to be able to extend the most unique and genuine service in the city. When we... More 

Harrison, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here several times. Great location if you want to go to Fenway, BU or get on the T and go downtown. Very easy to get anywhere. Great staff, clean room! The hotel is very high end much nicer than all others in the immediate area.

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

Many thanks for your return visits to the Hotel Commonwealth, we greatly appreciate your loyalty and are so thankful that you have selected our hotel for your stays in Boston. It's wonderful to hear that you have enjoyed the amenities and services provided by both the hotel and the surrounding area and that you have found our spacious guestrooms to... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never been to Boston and chose this hotel because it's walking distance to Fenway Park. This is a really nice hotel. Big, comfortable, modern, and clean rooms. The staff is outstanding and didn't hesitate to answer all of my questions and point me towards a couple of great places to eat. The walk to Fenway for the game... More 

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

Thank you so much for selecting the Hotel Commonwealth for your recent visit to Boston and Fenway Park. We so hope you enjoyed your Red Sox game and that you found our proximity to the park to be ideally located. It's pleasing to hear you note our oversized guestrooms which were very recently renovated, we so hope that the modern... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed 2 nights & had a wonderful time. Loved the intimacy of the hotel. Rooms were beautifully decorated. Location was great & we were able to walk & catch public transportation very easily. Staff was great too. They were very friendly & helpful. They were able to get us an earlier dinner reservation. Would definitely stay... More 

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

Thank you so much for selecting the Hotel Commonwealth for your recent visit to Boston and for taking the time to share your feedback. We are so thrilled to hear that the hotel was in keeping with your needs and expectations for your trip. It is our hope that while we have the convenience of a downtown city location and... More 

New York City
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Commonwealth last year to tour BU, and now we returned to the Commonwealth for the BU orientation. Despite the din of Comm Ave outside, the room was incredibly quiet and relaxing. The hotel staff at the front desk were attentive and nice, and I would like to single out the Manager Ophelia for a special thank... More 

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

Thank you so much for selecting the Hotel Commonwealth for a second visit. We are thrilled to host your stays here in Boston and hope that we will continue to see you throughout your students time at Boston University. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay. We have worked hard to create a quiet... 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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