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The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center

2.0 of 5 40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA 02116 (Formerly John Hancock Hotel and Conference Center)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Putnam, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great location in Boston close to all of Copley, BPL, Newbury St. musems, the Pru, bath could use upgrade but room was good, clean, cont break had good coffee, fruit, croissants, cereal muffins parking garage is next door $28.00 a day

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a conference at the Westin Copley, but was loathe to spend the money for a room there, so I went with the Boston Common Hotel - just a block away. The room itself was small, but adequate, and the room seemed clean - or at least passable. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is free,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a conference at the Westin Copley but didn't want to spend a fortune for the room, so I went with the Boston Common because it was a block away. I was satisfied with my choice and have no complaints. The entrance is on kind of a side street and not the main road that borders most of the... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is long overdue for an update. Parking directions are not easy to follow, the entire hotel and rooms have an old smell, the shower in the room is rusty, the bed is uncomfotable. There are many alternatives to this hotel in Boston with similar or lower nightly rates, and with much better location and facilities.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was small but for what we paid was acceptable. What wasn't acceptable was that the bathtub was a mess when we arrived. It was rusty and obvious that it was Givin a quick run thru. The bathroom also did not come with a lock for any privacy so make sure your entirely comfortable with your guest..

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into this hotel was like walking into the past. The foyer is beautiful. The rooms are small but very comfortable. The place was very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The wifi is ok, but it depends on the floor you are on. Breakfast is humble, but better than most hotels in the area that have none... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff who suggested some good places to go and were extremely helpful when the bad snowfall hit, the price was also good. We found the location to be convenient to travel around Boston with the subway station next door. Be aware that parking is $28 for 24 hours and if you stay an extra 2 hours over that you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a great hotel for the business traveller. The wifi does not work in the rooms and breakfast is rather rudimentary. But the beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. It is a short walk to the Copely T station. The staff are pleasant and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will come back again. Good location, nice restaurant staffs even the brackfast is simple. We have a very nice stay. What else? Why should I input 200characters? Tripadvisor, can u improve that, to make it more accessible?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is ideal, rooms are lovely, bathrooms could do with an upgrade, maybe one or two more self catering features (mini fridge for cold drinks, more ice machines/vending machines), wifi was patchy. Staff and service was excellent. No major complaints or issues.

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Additional Information about The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA 02116 (Formerly John Hancock Hotel and Conference Center)
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
John Hancock Hotel Boston
Hotel John Hancock

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