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Boston Hotel Buckminster

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   645 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215
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  • Rooms
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I almost don't want to write a review because this little gem might become too popular, and then I'll be priced out. Came to Boston for a concert last week, but didn't want to deal with the driving. The reasonable rates of this hotel - esp for Boston encouraged us to take the T and spend the night. It is... More 

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Pennington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son is a freshman at Boston University so we have been at the Buckminster quite a few times over the last year and they have never disappointed us! We love the fact that it is in walking distance to my son's dorm and it is in a great location. We have been there in April 2014, July 2014, August... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Boston and wanted to feel like we were on vacation without going too far. The historic Boston Hotel Buckminster was a perfect choice all around! Location in Kenmore is so convenient to many great sights (including Fenway Park!) and restaurants at an unbeatable value. Very responsive and friendly service from the staff. Common areas and room looked... More 

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Woodland, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed recently during one of their many snow events. The staff here is always welcoming, gracious and accommodating. We had to extend our stay due to weather and they were able to keep us in the same room. I just can't say enough good things about this hotel. The rates are very reasonable, the location great, the rooms comfortable. What... More 

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Monson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stay here when we have tickets to see the Red Sox. Great price, great location. The staff is amazing and very helpful! Leave your car and take the T anywhere in Boston. Right across the street from Fenway, always get top floor facing Fenway!! Love it here!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here as a cheaper alternative to a conference down the road at an expensive hotel. I think that if you are looking for a decent place to lay your head and want to save some $, especially in Boston, look no further. Is it a cool, trendy hotel? No. Is the location good. Yes. Is it much cheaper... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding an affordable place to stay in Boston isn't easy. The Buckminster's location is great - right by the Kenmore T Station, near the University & a quick stroll to the Public Garden. The staff were attentive and professional. The hotel restaurant was nothing special, but it was adequate. Yes, the elevator is tiny and slow. Yes, there are some... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just got back from an overnight at the Hotel Buckminster and were very pleased with our stay. We were upgraded to a king suite on arrival and it was very charming. The rooms are older but it was clean, the bed was comfortable, and the view was great. The only criticism I have is I can't figure out why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel makes a great base, it has the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in. Very clean rooms and the whole hotel is very well maintained. Yes, it has dated furniture in the bedrooms but it's very charming. There is a microwave and fridge in the room which was useful as they don't have tea/coffee facilities in the... More 

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Address: 645 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Boston Hotel Buckminster 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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