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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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  • 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
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Orange County Ca
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we chose this hotel while moving daughter into college. Priced better than hotels closer to school and had free parking which was very important. Staff was responsive to a few issues we had. Free breakfast, but boring hotel fare, which we were willing to deal with because of location and other amentities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is older but clean. The breakfast was plentiful and the staff worked hard to keep it stocked. All the staff were very friendly and jenne' was very helpful in directing us how to get in and out of the city. Great location near the T was what made this place a gem.

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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 the hotel, does make this hotel, let's say a Diamond in the rough. If you have any questions about our property Best... More 

Westport, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The front counter staff was great in helping us find our way around Boston. The hotel was in a nice area - lots of people jogging and walking around. It was near the T train which was convenient. Breakfast was good - better than I expected.

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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 Trolley/Green Line right outside our hotel is a plus. Best of Luck on your college searches. If you have any questions about our property Best... More 

Vermont, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not even wash my children do to the water issue! The noise from the neighboring rooms made it nearly impossible to sleep soundly, and the bedding kept riding up over the edges while sleeping! I ordered two queens and got two fulls for a family of four! Not very comfortable at all!

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

On behalf of Best Western University Hotel, please accept my apology for your unpleasant stay. We strive to ensure our patrons experience the best visits possible during their travels and we fell short of our goal this time. We hope you will see the improvement and enjoy your time with us in your next visit. Please feel free to contact... More 

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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 a Whole Foods within minutes of walking is a plus. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton, we invite you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a convenient hotel near colleges while touring colleges for my daughter. This hotel was very convenient. It was clean, the staff was exceptional and parking and breakfast were included. Great value for the Boston area.

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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. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton, we invite you to call us immediately at 617-566-6260, and we will be happy... More 

new hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, decent breakfast, plenty of parking, felt pretty safe. The room was clean and comfortable, my only complaint would be the weird little roly-poly pillows and the somewhat off the beaten path location. Overall, a pretty good deal.

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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. Thank you for letting us know about the pillows, we will let housekeeping know. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a nice neighborhood with close access to the T near Washington Square Station, with 3-4 restaurants within a 3 min walk. Standard breakfast (make your own waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage/bacon) was fine, if you don’t mind loading up on carbs. The rooms were clean and simple; ours had a kitchenette. I would stay here again if I were... More 

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bwcommave, Manager 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 green line/subway right outside the hotel is very convenient. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton, we invite you... More 

New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is a little far from downtown,Green line train is two minutes from hotel very convenient. Great for Fenway games. Clean comfortable rooms,nice breakfast. Staff was great. No fee to park.Price is lower because of the location. May need to use your car more if you have litter kids.Trains get packed with locals,college kids and tourist.Two major colleges on train... More 

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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 Green line right in front of our hotel is a plus, being in a busy city with colleges in both directions and can get very... More 

Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a last minute pick for us that we booked through Priceline. The Priceline rate was quite low for a Boston hotel. The place was what you'd expect for $150. Large room, in room fridge, microwave and a fairly good wifi connection. Room was fairly clean. If you are in Boston as a tourist, the hotel is next to... More 

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bwcommave, Manager 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 having the subway (Green Line) right outside our front door is very convenient. If you have any questions about our property Best Western University Hotel Brighton,... More 

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