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Hotel Commonwealth

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is the 2nd year we stayed at the Hotel Commonwealth during April vacation and it won't be our last! There are so many great things about this hotel. The staff is fantastic! Helpful and friendly! The hotel is very clean and it's walking distance to Fenway (and other attractions). This is where we will be staying when visiting Boston!...

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whenever we travel to Boston we make sure to stay at the Hotel Commonwealth. We have stayed in excess of 40 nights over the past 6 years and the property is 5 star all the way!! The people and service are top shelf ! Standout Nicholas MacDonald (Head Concierge) sets a professional tone of helpfulness and friendliness while having a...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Commonwealth Hotel for a conference. I particularly liked the classy design of the rooms and of the entire hotel interior. Staff was friendly and very helpful. The location was great but not so central. Very nice time spent at the hotel, the interior lets you travel back in time. Wifi was for free. However, cell phone...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing stay at the Hotel Commonwealth! Proximity to so much, especially to Fenway Park and Red Sox heaven. We arrived, our room wasn't ready, but the room I'd hoped to book was available and the Fenway Suite was ours. It was perfect. From the Fenway seats on the deck, to the Foul Pole too, and the memorabilia (a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, luxury hotel with enormous rooms, high ceilings, overstuffed comfy pillows, original art on the walls. All the comforts of a five star hotel at a reasonable price. Green line right next to hotel, so convenient. Eastern Standard restaurant was exceptional. Making the visit even more perfect was their customer service. We had requested a higher level room, they handled...

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Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel itself is pretty amazing. Great room. Great Location. And the people who work at the hotel are some of the friendliest I've ever had... so why just 2 stars? Well for a Sunday to Wednesday stay the bill was over 1700 dollars (50 a night for the car) (to be fair this includes taxes). The price itself wasn't...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently, after my stay for two nights at the hotel, the service counter decided to put a hold on my credit card for TWO ROOMS even though I only stayed in one. When I brought up this problem to the front desk, they were unable to correct their mistake - telling me that it would be too much of a...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent a few nights at Hotel Commonwealth when my family was doing college visits. It's in a great location near Fenway Park, very close to BU and Northeastern and a good jumping off point for Boston College. It was a 5-10 minute walk to Back Bay and right next to the Green Line T stop, so it's got great...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this hotel the weekend of “opening day” for baseball. You could tell that there was a lot going on in the hotel with the arrival of a lot of guests, and I have to tell you they did a wonderful job and provided great service. This hotel was a real treasure for me and I look forward to...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Commonwealth succeeds in its proximity to Fenway Park (it's right in Kenmore Square and right in front of an MBTA subway stop) but, most of all, because of its friendly customer service. A friend and I stayed in one of the hotel's new "Fenway Park rooms," which could just as easily be called "Massachusetts Turnpike rooms," as you're...

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Staying in Fenway / Kenmore

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.
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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Island Creek Oyster Bar
Island Creek Oyster Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Eastern Standard
Eastern Standard
Cuisines: American
The Hawthorne
The Hawthorne
Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Commonwealth

Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: $334 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Commonwealth 4.5*
Number of rooms: 245
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Also Known As:
Commonwealth Hotel Boston
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#3 Business Hotel in Boston
#4 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#5 Family Hotel in Boston
#6 Luxury Hotel in Boston
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“All the rooms are great. We loved the Fenway Suite.”
Y8961WSmarys, 1 week ago | Read review
“floors 3 and above”
Lhshel, 1 week ago | Read review
“5 Star Hotel but with 2 Star Concierge; Ironically Super Friendly Staff”
teekay9966, 1 week ago | Read review
“Need to ask for a Kreuig if you like to have this in your room, they will bring it.”
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TXtravelerHouston, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“If you're a heavy sleeper, any room will do. If you're a light sleeper, you might want to avoid the Fenway Park rooms.”
io_saturnalia, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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