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Hotel Commonwealth

4.5 of 5 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

My husband brought me to the Commonwealth for a special birthday weekend. I was born in Boston but haven't been back in 20 years. I am also a life-long Red Sox fan, and my husband had somehow arranged to get tickets at the top of the Green Monster for a game. We stayed in a room with a view of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This is our new favorite back bay hotel! Right near Newbury Street for fabulous shopping, the T and Fenway Park (our most recent reason for visiting Boston). The service was exceptional, rooms spacious and spotless and location - well, I've already stated it is superb.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We spent a recent weekend in Boston, and stayed at Hotel Commonwealth. Our room was clean, quiet, and comfortable, all the things I want in a hotel room. The staff were friendly, too. We made extensive use of the 'T' Green Line from Kenmore station next to the hotel. Having the hotel right next to the T station was a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We had only one day in Boston and we stayed at the Hotel Commonwealth after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disapointed. The rooms were large, clean and the hotel is convenient to the subway. The staff was very helpful and friendly. I would definately stay here again when we return to Boston!

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This hotel is an excellent choice for a trip to Boston to enjoy a baseball weekend. The staff is very helpful and friendly and the rooms are very comfortable. The Eastern Standard is an excellent restaurant and perfect for an after game meal. We have stayed here many times and are never disappointed.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Great Location. Easy to get around Boston; the hotel is literally on top of the Fenway T stop. Fenway Park is so close that you can actually see into the grandstands from the elevator lobbies. We stayed when the Park was celebrating its centenary and the whole area was alive with good-natured Sox fans. We stayed in a Commonwealth room... More 

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Newry, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Our stay was outstanding. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful throughout the stay. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone contemplating a stay in the area, especially if you are attending games at Fenway. I would stay again without a doubt.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Outstanding! Great property, location, service & environment! Everything was great from the moment we pulled up to the curb until we dropped our bags in the room. Then it got better!! We were upgraded by the fron desk to an incredible suite - called the Baseball Suite. Simply awesome!! If you can stay at this fantastic hotel, try at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

From the moment my friend and I arrived, the individualized special guest treatment went above and beyond expectations. Great location-walkable to Fenway, House of Blues, and Newberry Street. Special thanks to Daniel Bahr, front house manager, for truly caring and listening to guests' concerns. Outstanding. I highly recommend Hotel Commonwealth for either an overnight or extended stay---it rightfully deserves the... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

The Hotel went above and beyond for my wife's birthday getaway. They upgraded us to a suite, send chocolates and champagne to the room, and even had Happy Birthday enscribed onto the menu at the Oyster Bar. They made our getaway a very memorable experience and we would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a wonderful place to stay!

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  • Eastern Standard(98)
  • Fenway Park(93)
  • Red Sox(55)
  • Great location(54)
  • Very nice(30)
  • Kenmore square(27)
  • Would highly recommend(24)
  • Creek Oyster bar(22)
  • Friendly and helpful(20)
  • Newbury street(17)

Additional Information about Hotel Commonwealth

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: 148
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Also Known As:
Commonwealth Hotel Boston
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Boston
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#3 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#5 Family Hotel in Boston

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