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BEST WESTERN University Hotel Boston-Brighton

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1650 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02135 (Formerly BEST WESTERN University Hotel-Boston/Brighton)
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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, no frills. Really nice staff. Closest place to Boston College which accounts for the inflated room rates. It 's a motel, could stay at a more amenities-hotel 7 or 8 miles away for less on a non-college event weekend. Beware parking fee of $20, it's buried way down in the website, takes people by surprise.

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MONROE, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very centrally located hotel for the various colleges and universities in the area. The property was very clean and comfortable. The staff was incredible. They experienced a reservations computer glitch but rapidly and efficiently took care of the situation. Great value for the money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was slightly disappointed overall with our stay at the Best Western. The staff was COMPLETELY generous and outgoing. They made great conversation and made us feel very welcome. However- I wasn't pleased with the fact that I was never told prior to our stay/booking that I would need to pay an EXTRA fee to park my car in their... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was great for the area at this time of year. We really enjoyed our stay and the location was right for our plans to enjoy the Boston area. Went to Celtics opener and had the best time ever.

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

Hopefully the Celtics won that game! We certainly have had some very enjoyable weather here in the Northeast, which is typically not the case since we are usually buried in snow. I am happy to know that we met your expectations and that the hotel was perfect for your needs. Thank you for taking the time to write a review... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself was no different than other Best Westerns, but the service was wonderful. When I checked in, the heater was not working well and it was very cold out. The man at the front desk moved me to a suite with a better heater at no extra fee. He was pleasant and helpful and made my stay wonderful.... More 

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

Thank you! We truly appreciate your kind words about our hotel and staff. I will be sure to share your review with our staff, and congratulate the individual working on that evening. Thank you for understanding that sometimes things do go wrong, and allowing us the opportunity to correct the issue for you. I am happy to know you enjoyed... More 

Boston, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a great hotel to stay at for one night for an affordable price. Quick access to entities in the hotel is a plus. Continential breakfast is subpar; however, there are a decent amount of options for a Best Western. Very comfortable beds/room set-up.

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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 write a review regarding your stay with us. I am sorry that you did not enjoy our breakfast, but that you did find us to be easily accessible to the local areas, and downtown Boston. We strive to continue to offer the best complimentary breakfast possible. I would like to note that our... More 

Closter, NJ, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Solid Hotel if needed, close to Boston and decent value...plus breakfast included, coffee 24/7 Front end staff very helpful rooms clean no drama, close to the heart of Boston without Being in Boston, great if checking out Boston University- very close to it all

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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 write a review about your stay with us. I am happy to know that we were very accommodating for your needs while in town. Our proximity to Boston University and Boston College has always been one of our stronger attributes. A drama free and clean room is all we can ask for, and... More 

Kingston, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I went to visit my daughter that goes to Grad school in Cambridge. She lives in Brighton and this Best Western is so convenient to everything! Clean and the bed is extremely comfortable!! Free Wifi and parking is a major plus. As is the fridge and microwave. Fresh made Belgian Waffles in the morning can't be beat! Take the Duck... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations. Be sure to check out the additional items we are now stocking with the waffles. We are offering fresh fruits such as blueberries and strawberries to top your waffles with, as well... More 

Mukwonago, WI, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed at the BW University Hotel, on Commonwealth Ave., Boston, for three nights. It's located in a nice neighborhood setting, near the Fenway and within walking distance to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The staff was courteous and friendly, amenities good, internet fast and reliable. The motel has an "out-of-town" feel, with parking in front of rooms, only... More 

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

I am happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, and the convenient location of our hotel. Thank you for your kind words about our staff, I will be sure to share your words with them. We certainly do have a unique and spacious layout, as well as our spacious rooms to go with it. We hope to... More 

DeBary, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Everything was nice and they had the best price. Free parking is a plus in Boston. Whole Foods close by was convent for lunch and dinner. La Catrina Fonda Mexicana is a nice local restaurant if you like Mexican.

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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 write a review about your stay with us. Whole Foods is always a favorite of mine for lunch, with just a quick walk around the corner and all the prepared options that they have. I am pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us, and enjoyed the friendly local neighborhood as well. More 

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