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Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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#31 of 95 hotels in Boston
Travelers' Choice
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
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand movies
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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Grade: 100 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
23Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Mindy K wrote a review Jun 14
2 contributions
I’m a self-proclaimed hotel snob so please take this review to heart. This hotel was hands down THE best we’ve ever stayed at in all of the USA. The staff are helpful but not intrusive, housekeeping is impeccable, the smell as you walk in the hotel is something I wish I could replicate in my own home. I never wanted to leave the room, it was elegant, classy, spotless and fun. Room 532 has a pool table and it kept us entertained for hours. The location can’t be beat and if you have a chance to pick the concierge brain, Nick has wonderful suggestions. I will forever be grateful for the experience at Hotel Commonwealth, it made all my hotel dreams come true.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
adimatte wrote a review May 2021
Maine11 contributions15 helpful votes
I have stayed at Hotel Commonwealth in the past, and it's a great location. This stay, there were some of the great aspects of the hotel, but also some things that were disappointing. The positives: great location, room with a view of Fenway Park (not the field itself but still cool), very comfortable beds, Malin + Goetz toiletries (love these). The negatives: No coffee (either in-room or on-premises), stayed two nights and despite the fact that we were out of the room all day with the "service please" tag on the door, nobody came into the room to make the beds, clean, or replenish towels/toiletries. The shower curtain in our room also looked to have some sort of coffee stain on it so it was hard to tell if it was dirty or just stained. In any case, a bit disappointing.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Sleep Quality
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carolhD7095PA wrote a review Apr 2021
10 contributions11 helpful votes
Dont book this hotel ever False advertising NO ROOM has a Fenway view per the manager You will pay close to 300 dollars a night for a view of the back of the highway with tagging. Never will you view Fenway. Management did nothing to accommodate our inconvenience.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: See Fenway view below
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded Apr 21, 2021
Dear carolhD7095PA, I am sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. As explained, none of our rooms view the field at Fenway Park, simply the outside of the stadium.
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Gregory F wrote a review Mar 2021
Edgartown, Massachusetts7 contributions8 helpful votes
I love staying here. Used to stay down the street, but the staff and facilities beat out neighboring facilities. They are also great as I've stayed there, but Commonwealth is my new favorite. I will divulge I am a hotel gm. I find commonwealth well managed as the property and guest services have been great. I checked in late tonight and Joseph P. On front desk was accommodating. Keep up the great work over here. Times are tough, but you guys really make a difference. -g
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
2 Helpful votes
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded Apr 21, 2021
Dear gregf955, Thank you for choosing Hotel Commonwealth! We are happy to be your new favorite! We hope to see you again soon.
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PurpleLabi wrote a review Feb 2021
Westchester County, New York214 contributions112 helpful votes
Stayed at this hotel with the wife for a quick getaway. Excellent location. Right next to Fenway Park. Clean and safe. Room is nicely appointed. There is train station right next to hotel. Hotel parking is available.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded Apr 21, 2021
Dear PurpleLabi, Thank you for staying with us! We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.
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$200 - $603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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 Bleacher Bar, Cask'n Flagon, and BEERWORKS No. 1 (Boston - Fenway).
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.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Commonwealth?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.