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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cheshire, England
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We arrived at the Hotel Commonwealth from a delayed transatlantic flight, and found our room ready and welcoming. The facilities were excellent: good beds, well-equipped bathroom and good facilities nearby. We had breakfast in the restaurant attached to the hotel, and found the staff to be delightful - thoughtful and attentive.A real bonus was the on-site ice-cream parlour. The only... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We recently brought our two boys to see a Red Sox game and celebrate a 7th bday. I was impressed before we even arrived! Kari from the hotel sent me an email asking for my son's name and favorite color, so she could have a cake for him when we arrived. Amazing I don't remember the last time someone went... More 

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

My daughter and I were on the quintessential spring break, junior year, college shopping search. Our first stop was in Boston, Ma...where there are so many cool fun interesting colleges to choose from. We wanted a hotel that was NOT outrageously priced, where we'd feel safe, comfortable enough to spread out together for a few days, be able to walk... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Everything was great! Great service, beautiful room, and very convenient location. The Island Creek Oyster Bar on the first floor was great. However, the parking is expensive $42 a day for valet. Overall great experience, we will be back!

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Plymouth, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Had a great time at the Hotel Commonwealth! Went to visit universities with our daughter and went to a baseball game at Fenway (which is around the corner from the hotel). From the moment to get to this hotel you are greeted by aromatherapy in the lobby. The staff at the front desk were very cordial and helpful. The room... More 

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Chicago, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Just really great, great service and the place is immaculate! One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. I would come to Boston just to stay in the hotel. Food was good, bed was comfy, nice size room, nice amenities. My only two complaints are the cost of the parking and the in room tv. The parking is... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Our family had a brief weekend trip to Boston and were fortunate enough to stay here. The hotel itself is gorgeous, the rooms are much bigger than we anticipated which was wonderful, but the service in this hotel far exceeds anything else. Everyone was so accommodating, any request was granted and with a smile--it was such a pleasure staying here.... More 

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NY/NJ
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424 reviews 424 reviews
85 hotel reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

While we only stayed here one night as we drove north for vacation, it was a very pleasurable stay. Upon arriving, the staff was helpful in getting us unloaded (while only one night here, we were packed for a much longer trip). Check-in was quick, efficient and we were given an upgrade to a junior suite. The rrom was huge... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My husband and I are word travelers but had never been to Boston before. We frequently use TripAdvisor, found the Hotel Commonwealth was rated #1 and decided to take a chance on it - we loved it. This was a trip that also celebrated my birthday and to our surprise, there was wine already in the room when we arrived... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We had a great stay at the Hotel Commonwealth! I highly recommend it. The hotel is very clean and attractive, our room was large, the location is excellent, the staff is friendly, and the bed was actually comfortable! We had an issue with noise in the hall one early morning but the manager, Dan, was very apologetic and accommodating about... More 

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