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Hotel Commonwealth

4.5 of 5 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed at the Hotel Commonwealth last weekend during Boston's most recent blizzard. Our stay followed her having a surgical procedure on her knee. The staff bent over backwards to make her as comfortable as possible. They located a small freezer for our room to keep her ice sleeves frozen and kept us well supplied with ice.... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Hotel. We do hope your daughter is recovering well from her surgery. Our staff here works hard to make sure every stay is special and unique for our guests, and when guests share the reasons surrounding their stay might be for medical purposes or something other than business... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family and friends booked 10 rooms, guests were 1 to 89 years old, in connection with a family wedding on Valentine's Day during what ended up another big snow event for Boston. All the staff were very helpful and welcoming especially the concierge who assisted with baby crib, foldaway cot, microwave, and transportation to/from BU's Marsh Chapel. Room service... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for selecting Hotel Commonwealth as your destination for a very special Valentines Wedding weekend for your family. We are so honored to have been able to host so many of your family members and thrilled that you had such a wonderful time with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments, it's particularly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My daughter and I had the best experience (again) staying at the Commonwealth this past week. Given the weather conditions outside (6 feet of snow!!) all the staff was so gracious and happy to serve. This isn't the first time for us at the hotel but every time we come back our experience is worldclass. Since our daughter goes to... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We so appreciate every review that we receive and we are grateful for the kind comments you have detailed in your review. It has been a pleasure to welcome so many guests who have stayed with us through this snowy winter and braved the bad travel conditions. Our location on the edge of Boston Universities campus certainly has us well... More 

Port Washington, New York
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hotel. I got it last minute with Hotel Tonight App. I was offered a room upgrade for a small charge which I gladly paid. The room was very comfortable and quiet. The bed was amazing. The bathroom was gorgeous and the service was excellent. I will defiantly stay here again.

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you plan to return to the Hotel on your next visit to Boston and we very much look forward to welcoming you. More 

Westbrook, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I booked 2 nights for college visits and it was fantastic. The guy who brought our luggage up was incredibly helpful in showing us on a map the best routes and trains to take. Room service was great, and breakfast here was fantastic. When we had to cancel the 2nd night due to a family emergency, they... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

While it was pleasing to hear that overall you had a great stay with us, it is of grave concern that you felt a member of our staff may have removed something from your guest room. Please do reach out to me directly so that we may discuss this in more detail. I can be reached at 617-532-5055 or by... More 

Danvers
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed over this Valentine's weekend and had a wonderful time. Although the hotel is under renovation, the staff was courteous and helpful. The location of the hotel is tremendous. Right in the heart of Kenmore Square. We actually got a great room rate through Travelzoo. We were there for the most recent "blizzard" and we still... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us for a snowy Valentines weekend! It's wonderful to hear that everyone went out of their way to make sure you were well taken care of and I hope the weekend was special for you. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and look forward to hosting your future stays in... More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 5 days for a family wedding. It couldn't have been better. The staff was incredibly hospitable and constantly at our service. The staff was attentive to our needs. We had our 16 month old with us for the stay and I'd recommend staying in the junior suite. It's large area and they set up... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We so appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us and it's so nice to hear that your stay was so enjoyable that you plan to return to us for you next visit. Traveling with young children can often be difficult and we hope that our large Commonwealth Room gave you the extra space that you... More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It proved out to be just the right choice for out stay. Pretty close to the airport and on a walking distance from a number of restaurants. Amenities were nice and cool and we got some great reception and entertainment from the serving staff. Everything including the price was good enough.

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that you selected Hotel Commonwealth for your recent stay in Boston. It's most pleasing to hear that you found our location on the edge of Boston's Back Bay to be so suitable for your needs while visiting the city and that the numerous amenities and restaurants in the area helped to enhance your stay. Now that... More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What stands out the most in my experience at Hotel Commonwealth was the exceptionally nice and professional staff . From the moment I pulled up out front in the middle of busy Kenmore Square, to check out, every staff member with whom I interacted was remarkably nice and very helpful in a relaxed, highly professional manner. Great central location, and... More 

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to read your positive review, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, it's always great to hear when a guest has been well taken care of by our dedicated staff and we so appreciate your kind words. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there this weekend during a snowstorm. The staff was very accommodating and the blizzard did not affect service at all. They were great! The restaurant remained open all weekend and the valet even removed the snow off our car when we left. We were very impressed. Worth the money.

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NCasillo, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, it's so rewarding for our staff to hear that you felt service was uncompromised during the challenging blizzard on Valentines Day. So many of our staff were working hard that weekend to ensure you had a first class experience here and I am pleased to hear their hard work paid off. We... More 

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  • Red Sox(50)
  • Great location(44)
  • Very nice(23)
  • Would highly recommend(21)
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Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Commonwealth 4.5*
Number of rooms: 149
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