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Hotel Commonwealth

4.5 of 5 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • 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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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

My children and I had a fabulous time at the Bedtime Story event. The staff were truly engaged with even the youngest kids! The pancake making instruction was terrific, too. Every child got to take part! We will return for years to come!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We stayed one night with our kids for the Bedtime stories/ pajama party package for February school vacation. It was even better than we imagined! Not only was the room very spacious, clean and beautiful. But my kid's backpacks were filled with goodies and LL Bean slippers! The evening entertainment was a very funny magician and wine and beer and... More 

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Attleboro, MA
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

This storytelling event and hotel accomodations were awesome. I had the pleasure of taking my two granddaughters and would highly recommend it to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We stayed here during a college visit trip. The hotel gave us a 20% discount as a result, but it's still not cheap to stay here (typical for any hotel right in the city). I was a bit turned off by the $42/night parking fee. The room was lovely even if we did have a view of Fenway Park (we're... More 

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Medford, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This was a very comfortable room, and service was great. I made a reservation at the Eastern Standard downsatirs, and they called me in the room when the table was ready! The only criticism of the hotel, is that there is not a coffe maker in the room.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

From the moment we arrived at the hotel, we were greeted with exceptional service, which continued throughout our entire 3-night stay. The hotel and rooms are beautiful, the staff friendly, and the dining options excellent. We had dinner at Island Creek Oyster Bar, breakfast at Eastern Standard, and drinks at the Hawthorne during the course of our stay. i would... More 

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New York, NY
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Great hotel, great location, great service - so happy I picked this hotel! Service was top notch!

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Just spent one night at the Hotel Commonwealth while visiting colleges in Boston. Perfect location for seeing BU and Northeastern. The hotel itself is first-rate, accommodations were clean and elegant, bed incredibly comfortable with lots of pillows. Bathroom lovely with great toiletries. Room service breakfast was terrific and delivered exactly when requested. Service was excellent, from the bellman to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

We stayed for two nights on a college touring excursion, including a younger sibling who was reluctant to spend part of winter recess doing this. We were first timers staying in Boston and I wasn't sure of where to stay, so I looked to trip advisor. Once again, I was not disappointed. Hotel Commonwealth came up first in my search... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

A very special place.....polite, friendly service from the time you arrive and are greeted at the door until the time you depart. The Staff at the front desk were professional, thoughtful and courteous. Eastern Standard restaurant was just perfect.

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  • Eastern Standard(100)
  • Fenway Park(95)
  • Red Sox(56)
  • Great location(55)
  • Very nice(30)
  • Kenmore square(27)
  • Would highly recommend(24)
  • Creek Oyster bar(22)
  • Friendly and helpful(20)
  • Junior suite(18)

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:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#3 Business Hotel in Boston
#5 Family Hotel in Boston

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