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The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center

40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA 02116 (Formerly John Hancock Hotel and Conference Center)
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Ranked #70 of 81 Hotels in Boston
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is very good and there is a parking lot and a train station just across the street. About the rooms, they are very fair and clean and the internet works well. If you intend to walk around, shopping or just eat you can find nice places as well.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 2200 so did not see a lot of the area in the dark . Room comfortable and clean crisp bedding and bed good too . Toilet old fashioned but worked ok - also there was tea and coffee facilities in the room too and in reception there was soft drinks on tap - was expensive but compared to... More 

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New York
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel in a perfect location. We walked to Harvard Square very easily. Around the hotel are many great restaurants and places to shop. There is parking and food inside the hotel and free coffee for guests in the morning.

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While located in one of the best neighborhoods in Boston, the hotel itself is VERY old and worn out, tired. While my room was a large one, the bathroom was tiny and old, the drapes in my room were stained and the furniture dated at least by 20 years. TV was very small. The hotel has no amenities (restaurant, fitness... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are old and run down. No room service or food to buy in the lobby. To expensive for the condition if the hotel. The bathtub enable was discolored. Need restoration. If they upgrade the badics and have basic foid to buy at the lobby fir late check in customers, it would help

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is excellent, 2 blocks from Copley Square, but the general ambience is glum. The lobby would need a touch of class and the breakfast room is really sub-standard. The bathroom cleaning was far from perfect. One feels it wouldn't take much to earn one more star.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was hard to find as it is terribly marked on a side road with no way to easily pull up and unload luggage. The parking garage across the street was under construction and difficult to navigate. The room was styled 1980 and the comforter looked dirty. The noise outside made it impossible to sleep but not sure I... More 

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Scottsdale, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very reasonable rate and great location. The hotel has seen better days. I could not get WiFi in the room and the TV was at least 20 years old. Staff was friendly and room was clean. Overall, a good value for the money, given what other hotels in the area were charging.

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Millis, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price, it was one of the cheapest around but still expected more. The main floor where you check in was pretty nice. But the rooms were run down. Definitely needs some painting. The bathroom was very utilitarian and felt like a school bathroom. I probably wouldn't stay here again for the money. I'd star somewhere nicer for a... More 

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Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean, but the curton of the bath was full of mold. There is free wifi, but only in the lobby, not in the rooms. Beside the bath, the hotel is good and ver centeal.

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