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“Hotel Commonwealth, Boston” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Commonwealth
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (Fenway / Kenmore)   |  
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Ranked #3 of 82 Hotels in Boston
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“Hotel Commonwealth, Boston”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Our family of 5 stayed here for a long weekend of college visits and a game at Fenway. The location could not have been better: walking distance to Fenway and some of the schools, in a nice neighborhood. Our room was a junior suite, with a king size bed and pull out queen sleeper. They provided a rollaway as well, which was comfortable, probably better than the pullout. The staff was very friendly and helpful, room was clean, and the restaurant was good. All in all, we were very happy with this hotel and would come again.

Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Nice, BIG, tasteful, clean rooms. Very helpful staff co-ordinating multiple requests perfectly. My only reluctance in recommendintht his hotel is that it will get too crowded! So, don't go to Boston; if you must, do stay here.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Santa Barbara
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

It's a nice hotel- nothing extraordinary and definitely NOT a Ritz Carlton, although the prices are equal. It's clean, well kept property but lacks personal service and amenities you would expect at this category of hotel.
The service was so so and they they did not go out of their way to make our stay better. We did not receive the room type that we had booked or requested -two queen beds ( I was traveling with my teenage son- college scouting) and got a king bed only. They brought a rollaway, it was awful. They didn't even try to improve our situation. It was just no! It was probably because I booked the hotel through bookit.com. Oh well on the plus side, it was in a great neighborhood- who can beat a block from Fenway Park and steps to T green line?

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Southbury Ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

The room was very nice. We picked an expensive weekend (Red Sox opening weekend and the Marathon on Monday). Location was fantastic. The employees were very nice. We had a Fenway room but it did not appear to be over 400 sq feet.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

This was a lovely hotel. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. The two associated sea-food restaurants were both excellent I would certainly stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Lovely from the moment we stepped through the door. Friendly staff, absolutely elegant rooms.

Comfy beds and pillows and 4 pieces of chocolate when you request turn-down service.

Only gripe was no place to buy a soda or sundries on site

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

The location, facilities, and staff were top notch. The staff wanted to make sure our experience was a good one, and they did. We had a problem with a room service order after the Red Sox game and Josh took care of it and exceeded my expectations regarding his solution. My only disappointment, as a swimmer, you do not have a pool. However, its a small price to pay for such an enjoyable experience.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Hotel Commonwealth

Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Boston
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#3 Family Hotel in Boston
#4 Romantic Hotel in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Commonwealth 4.5*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A thoughtful reimagining of what a Boston hotel can be, Hotel Commonwealth unhinges luxury from its traditional definition to bring guests urban vibrance and the ultimate in unscripted hospitality, right in Kenmore Square. That our stylish spot flanks Boston's beloved Fenway Park shines bright on its list of perks, as does being in easy embrace of the city's prominent academic, medical, technology areas. Offering notably ample guestrooms, an authentic "of-service" culture, and food so good even the locals are loyal, our hotel has distinguished itself as a Boston favorite. Newly conceived interiors remain faithful to the hotel's legendary welcoming feel, blending effortless style with considered comforts to create a relaxed urban destination. The result? A refreshingly real hotel where travel smart professionals and knowing influentials converge for inspiration and the unbridled joy of getting it right. This is Hotel Commonwealth. ... more   less 
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