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Hotel Commonwealth

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500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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#28 of 96 hotels in Boston
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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. Modern 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.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid public parking on-site
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand movies
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English

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Grade: 100 out of 100
48Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
23Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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CNP wrote a review Sep 17
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Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Hotel Commonwealth while traveling to Boston the other weekend. Excellent service from the attentive staff. Clean, well-designed rooms. Would 100% stay here on my next trip.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: Suites are large and sunny!
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Dear cnparker, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come stay with us again soon.
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Jane wrote a review Sep 14
Boston, Massachusetts, United States3 contributions
I always prefer to stay at Hotel Commonwealth when I visit Boston. The hotel is a gem of a property, in a fantastic location. You are close to back bay, Fenway park and BU. The rooms are extremely spacious, meticulously clean, and comfortable, as you would expect from a luxury property. The staff and the service are what make this the best hotel in Boston. The HC team is incredibly attentive and adds a genuine personal touch. They have mastered the intersection between authenticity and superior service. I was also very impressed with the precautions that this hotel has taken in light of COVID-19. I felt incredibly safe during my stay. Big thanks to Rezarta, Corey, Chris at the front desk, and Frankie at the door for making our trip to Boston so wonderful. I cannot recommend this hotel enough!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Dear JDM03, Thank you for choosing Hotel Commonwealth when you travel to Boston. We certainly appreciate your business. Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your stay. I am happy to be able to share this with our entire team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Emilio R wrote a review Aug 2020
Canyon Lake, California4 contributions3 helpful votes
The Hotel is nice, reasonable in price, and fairly close to most things in Boston. Fenway Park is two blocks away, easy access to Highway and close to a number of Restaurants nearby. The rooms are comfortable, this is not a luxury Hotel, but it its middle of the road.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Responded Aug 15, 2020
Dear emilior383, Thank you for your feedback about your stay. We hope to see you again soon.
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Richard NYC wrote a review Aug 2020
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Hotel CommonWealth is what one would expect from a four star hotel... great location.. (very close to Fenway Park), large quiet rooms, wonderful staffs who are always there to make your stay pleasant. No matter what the needs were throughout the days and nights... One such member of their team that stands out is Christopher E. (Assistant Front Office Manager) Our trip to Boston wasn’t a planned event... it was out of necessity. Our son had an accident during the day and requires emergency surgery the same day. Like all parents, my wife and I freaked out and basically dropped everything when we got the call and started driving up to Boston... a 4 1/2 hour drive... we had no change of clothes nor did we have a place to stay. During our drive up, my wife picked the hotel that was closest to the hospital that my son was in and called....Hotel Commonwealth. That’s when Christopher showed the compassionate side of this four star hotel. Christopher took his time to understand our situation, listen to our needs, made mental notes... exchanged emails and made our stay much more pleasant as we were able to focus on what was important... which was with our son. Christopher was able to setup us a junior suite as it was utmost important, so that my wife and I can both work while we were attending to our son’s immediate needs. Christopher in many ways, added a human touch to our visit to the hotel. Thank you Christopher for your patience and understanding throughout our stay! You are truly a testament of what it is to be a Front Office Manager and a wonderful human being! See you soon and stay safe! Richard
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Richard, I am sorry to hear about your son. I hope he is feeling better. Thank you very much for taking the time to make special mention of Christopher. We are very fortunate to have him on our team as he is passionate about hospitality and ensuring our guests are well taken care of. I will be sure to share this with my entire team to make sure Chris receives the recognition he deserves. We hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in Boston.
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Megan C wrote a review Aug 2020
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The room was not as clean as it should be. There were food crumbs in the fridge, and the bed frame had white liquid dried on it. They did not have a bed protector. Woke up and the mattress was showing. Requested a Keurig and they brought us a cracked one on a tray held together with scotch tape. That’s something you’d expect from a hotel in the ghetto, not a 4 diamond award hotel. A switch for the light by the couch did not turn on the light. Very poor water pressure in the shower.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dear mcully347, I am very sorry to read about your recent experience with us. We take all feedback seriously and I will be sure to work with my housekeeping team to ensure these issues are fixed. We hope you will give us another chance to gain your confidence. I will be happy to personally oversee your reservation. Please email me the next time you are travelling to Boston at Lucas.Mulkern@hotelcommonwealth.com. I hope to hear from you soon.
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PRICE RANGE
$200 - $603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBostonKenmore / Fenway / Kenmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
245
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Commonwealth
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Commonwealth?
Nearby attractions include Fenway Park (0.2 miles), Commonwealth Avenue Mall (0.06 miles), and Key To Amaze (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Commonwealth?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Commonwealth?
Conveniently located restaurants include Island Creek Oyster Bar, Bleacher Bar, and Eastern Standard.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Commonwealth offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Commonwealth?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (2.5 miles), The Printing Office of Edes & Gill (2.1 miles), and Old North Church & Historic Site (2.4 miles).