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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean hotel which I got for a very cheap rate compared to similar in area. Right next to back bay station and shops which was very convenient. Room was quite large and bed very comfortable! So I was pretty happy with what I got for the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to a conference at Westin Copley and did not want to spend a lot of money on the room. I found this hotel which was half the price or less and was a 5 minute walk. Hotel has seen better times. Some scratches on furniture but rooms and hotel was clean and service very good. Rooms are quiet and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this hotel on booking.com and got a very good rate especially for it's location! The entire staff was incredibly nice. The room was small, quaint, and clean. Continental breakfast was pretty good. It wasn't fancy but enough to keep me full for a bit. I'd stay here again!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Boston Common Hotel due to the relatively inexpensive price. Unfortunately you get what you pay for. The bathroom, especially the tub, was outdated and showed wear and surface rust. It looks like what was once a very nice hotel that has just not been maintained beyond the minimum requirements. For a business trip by myself, I... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in a very good place. You can walk to many places. The price was relatively low, which was good. The bathroom was so old and dirty. The bed was comfortable. Free breakfast was great. It has wifi problems.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They don´t have internet in the romos, this is the worst Simple breakfast, but well, clean and central Old facilities Clean bathrooms The location is the best of this hotel in central Boston, close to everything

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is in a very accessible area. Subway is 2 blocks a way. We walked to Fanueil hall in 25 mins. We took a taxi to the concert at house of Blues but could have walked. Getting to the hotel by taxi is a joke guy got lost. However next time we go we will only walk or subway. Great... More 

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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get up in the morning and spend all day and night touring Boston this is the place to stay. No frills, it's a bed and shower. Can't go wrong on the location and price. We've been staying there now for the last 5 years going to Sox and Bruins games. The people their are great. Right... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at this hotel. It is in a great location in Back Bay- the rooms are spacious and great facilities! Staff helpful too. Very close to train station so easy to get around b Would stay again.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located 1 block away from Copley Square, shopping, landmarks and museums around the area. China town and downtown is just a few stops away via MBTA subway. Small, basic, bathroom could use an upgrade, bed was comfortable, tv with hbo channels, no refrigerator in room, no safe in room, soda vending machines on the 7th floor were... More 

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