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BEST WESTERN University Hotel-Boston/Brighton

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1650 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02135 (Allston / Brighton)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The colleges are at the other end only 3.2 miles away but would have liked it just a bit closer to the college area for the parents. I gave the appearance and everything an A, but for location they could have gotten an A+

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Naperville, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 4 nights in August and were very happy with the service and room. We booked a room with a King sized bed, it was a very comfortable Serta. The room was clean and relatively spacious (for 2 adults) and we had quiet, peaceful nights. The shower had good water pressure and he bathroom was very clean. We... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As Sabbath observers, we were limited as to where we could stay in order to be close to our children. This was an excellent hotel. Nothing fancy but extremely helpful staff who understood the limitations of a Sabbath observer on Friday nights and Saturdays.

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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Brighton, MA on Commonwealth Ave, this hotel has the convenience of an urban location with the amenities and quiet of a suburban hotel. Breakfast selections are very good with efficient staff maintaining the food and the eating locations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here this week for 3 days on a driving roadtrip with my 13 year old son. I was the nervous mother who didn't want to drive in Boston but wanted a hotel that was convenient to the T and in a good neighbourhood. This hotel had everything we needed - free parking, affordable rates, free wifi (at times spotty... More

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel when I was having treatment at nearby St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. The hotel was within easy walking distance of the hospital. The hotel has a special rate for patients and family having treatment at the hospital. The room was OK, not luxurious but adequate. The person at the desk was very helpful.... More

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Monrovia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night of our homeymoon. Front desk upgraded us to one of their better rooms! Quiet location. Easy parking. There are a lot of restaurants nearby around the schools. Easy drive into downtown boston. Good variety for breakfast.

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Wellington, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will have to write two reviews on this one... The first review is the bad one... Booked through Expedia with two months in advance, my family and I arrived at the Hotel after dinner at the Italian neighborhood Boston, to learn that the hotel overbooked and my family and I didn't have a room... Many could say... sheet happens,... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were very disappointed with our four-night stay at the BW University Hotel. We found it to be a definite cut below other Best Westerns where we have vacationed. While the exterior looks fine, our room definitely was shabby and in need of a re-do (not to mention replacement of a broken window). The shower had nice... More

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bwcommave, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Hotel-Boston/Brighton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed description of your experience with us. I truly value your feedback and will use your experience as an opportunity to improve our operation. In response to some of your concerns, I would like to note that during your stay with us, the hotel was going through one of the... More

Alexandria, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a three-night stay here while visiting our BC student. Quiet, immaculately clean, recently updated property set back from Commonwealth Avenue. Spacious-enough king room. Free parking, WIFI, typical breakfast bar, proximate to Brighton's neighborhood restaurant and bar scene, a block from the B-line Green train to downtown Boston (30 minutes non rush). While the immediate block on Commonwealth was... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. I appreciate the kind words about your experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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Address: 1650 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02135
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Allston / Brighton
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN University Hotel-Boston/Brighton 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Terrace Hotel Boston
Best Western Boston
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The Best Western University Hotel Boston Brighton is located minutes from downtown Boston offering complimentary continental breakfast, guest parking and wireless internet. Guests staying at the Best Western University Hotel will be near many historic attractions such as the Freedom Trail, Fenway Park and Copley Square. Nearby educational institutions include Harvard University, Boston College, Boston University, MIT and Northeastern University. ... more   less 
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