We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton

Hotel website
Hotel deals
1650 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02135 (Formerly BEST WESTERN University Hotel-Boston/Brighton)
Special Offer
1,000 bonus reward points
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton
Add Photo Write a Review

412 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    111
    150
    90
    35
    26
See reviews for
188
65
28
60
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (41)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (412)
  • Mar-May only
    (86)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (144)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (106)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (76)
All months
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I were in town for a Redsox Game and visiting the city! This hotel is nicely located on the commuter green line. If you are looking for a more budget option with easy access to downtown this is the place! Sevice was really good. All the staff were super nice especially Stuart at the Front desk! Decent... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burlington, Vermont
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here before and after minor surgery at Beth Israel Hospital. Nice clean rooms and convenient location with free parking! If stairs are a problem for you just ask for first floor as there are no elevators. Good continental breakfast. Friendly helpful staff. Would stay here again. BTW- if you need/want food delivery to your room here consider the Brick... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Siloam Springs, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was cheapest I could find since all other hotels skyrocketed due to the conference at the Hynes convention center. No fitness center, no pool, other than that it was a good stay and good breakfast.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buffalo, New York, United States
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is definitely outside of the city somewhat in a more residential apartment area. On an interesting plot of land over a hill, but with lots of included parking and good sized rooms. Great breakfast to get the day going. Very close to two T stops - about a 20 minute ride on the T to get into the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. Having the T right outside our door steps is a great amenity for all guests. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel... More 

Indiana
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the best combination of location and price for our stay in Boston. There are 2 T stops close by. It is time consuming to get into the center of Boston on the T due to the numerous stops but a hotel closer would have been at least $75 higher per night when adding in breakfast and parking. Breakfast was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. Yes, the benefits of being in Boston and not having to pay for parking or breakfast is a plus!!!! If you have any questions about our property... More 

plant city,fl
Level Contributor
92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there one night Pro Safe neighborhood, train stop nearby. few restaurants(nothing huge) near by (Mexican, Chinese, small store to get water complimentary breakfast, there was a young guy, very charming and helpful Morning Cons Far away from Airport Rooms far away from the front desk. Had to carry them till the back but accessible by car.

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

At Best Western University Hotel, we take pride in ensuring our customer’s satisfaction. Thank you for letting us know the pros and cons of the hotel, this will improve customer service in the future. We deeply value your relationship with Best Western University Hotel and are committed to providing you with the highest level of service simply because our customers... More 

Level Contributor
37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and comfortable with nice towels and bed linens. The linens were not skimpy or worn as can be the case with basic hotels. Location is OK-it is 0.1 mile to the green line T but it is a 20-30 min ride from Copley Square so it is a way out of the heart of the tourist destinations. Breakfast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. We are so glad you had a clean and comfortable stay with us. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton, we... More 

NY
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each staff person was wonderfully helpful and friendly (although it was 2015 marathon long weekend, i get the sense they are always like this). One staff person, John, went well above and beyond to drive me to where I needed to meet/cheer my family member in the race. Hats off to all!

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. That was wonderful what John did for you and drive you to the spot on the Boston Marathon where your family was, it is great to have... More 

Connecticut
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us stayed for a Red Sox game. Convenient location to the green line, updated room with comfy beds and pillows and even a kitchenette. The staff was all super friendly and helpful. Free breakfast was awesome and free parking is a great cost saving. Only issue was it was a bit loud and we could hear banging from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. We are so glad you enjoyed the access to the T and the free parking and free breakfast. Hope you enjoyed the Red Sox Game!!! If you... More 

Ashburn, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel had the friendliest and most helpful staff I have ever encountered at a hotel. They make you feel so welcome and are knowledgeable about the area. The room was clean and quiet. The breakfast foods were replenished quickly. The location worked well for us as it is only a 5 minute walk to public transportation.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western

Was this review helpful? Yes
bwcommave, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton, responded to this review

Let me take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Best Western University Hotel for your recent stay. We are proud to welcome satisfied clientele and look forward to your return in Boston. We do have the most friendly staff, we hope to see you again soon. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton,... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

55 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (37)
Viewed
Room/suite (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
1:10
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Boston hotels
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
BEST WESTERN PLUS Roundhouse Suites
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
Comfort Inn - Boston
Comfort Inn - Boston
#70 of 82 in Boston
3.5 of 5 stars 340 reviews
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
Ramada Boston
Ramada Boston
#76 of 82 in Boston
3.0 of 5 stars 1,052 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
DoubleTree Club by Hilton Hotel Boston Bayside
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
Holiday Inn Express Boston
Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill
enVision Hotel Boston
enVision Hotel Boston
#17 of 82 in Boston
4.5 of 5 stars 405 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay