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Boston Hotel Buckminster

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Welcome to Boston Hotel Buckminster located in Kenmore Square, a few steps away from Fenway Park. Built in 1897 this hotel takes you back in time with its old world elegance. A historic hotel that hosted a speakeasy in the 1920's and hosted jazz legends including Billie Holiday and Charles Mingus. More notoriously, it was the site where the 1919 baseball-fixing scheme, the Black Sox Scandal for the World Series was planned. Our 132 guestrooms and suites have been tastefully designed for simplicity, elegance and comfort. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi, HD Flat screen TVs with HBO, microwaves, mini-fridges and large soft beds. For the best views in the house, ask for our City View rooms overlooking Fenway Park, the iconic Citgo sign and the Boston landscape. Boston Hotel Buckminster is within walking distance to Boston University and House of Blues. Come join us for a relaxing stay where the crossroads to history and baseball collide in an elegant fashion.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Grade: 100 out of 100
72Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
24Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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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Friendly staff and a great hotel. We stayed here on our trip to Boston to watch the super bowl and go to the parade. It’s about a $20 Uber ride from the airport. Great location, lots to see around the hotel that’s within walking distance, you can see Fenway from the hotel,
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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel Buckminster
Responded yesterday
Hi IScottC, Thank you for your review on our hotel. How about those Pats? We love our Boston teams and we love our guests. We are so happy you stayed with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Call us directly at 617-236-7050 and mention that you are a returning guest and you will get a 20% discount off your next stay. Have a wonderful week!
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The BuckMinster may be my favourite hotel I've stayed in. ...& I've stayed in alot of hotels, including many 5 stars. We were in Boston for 3 baseball games, so naturally the location was outstanding. Walk downtown was maybe 30 minutes. At games end, we were out of the
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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel Buckminster
Responded Oct 15, 2018
Hi Steve_CT8365JE, Thank you for your review on our hotel.We are honored that you chose to stay with us here at the Boston Hotel Buckminster. We have a lot of cool history in our hotel, that is what makes us so unique. We are honored that you will come and stay with us when and if you return to Boston. All I can say is we would love to see you again!
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Have stayed her several times, as well as family and friends. It's a "line drive" to Fenway, and many dining options. Last stay was for a college visit. Parking can be an issue at times, but hey, it's Boston.
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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel Buckminster
Responded 5 days ago
Hi JoanneS, Thank you for reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor. We understand there are many choices in accommodations and we are honored you chose to stay with us here at the Boston Hotel Buckminster.. Come back and visit with us soon, it is the 100 year anniversary of the Black Sox scandal that took place here at the hotel so we are holding special events every month starting in June. Stay tuned for the fun! See you soon Joanne!
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Great 👍 highly recommend a stay here! Hotel staff are friendly & very helpful, rooms lovely & clean as maid service is daily, plenty to do & see within walking distance of hotel & public transport on the door step
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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel Buckminster
Responded 5 days ago
Hi U3464LEelenac, Woohoo, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us.We are conveniently located among many attractions and it is very easy to get around Boston from our location. Fenway Park , Boston University and the famous Citgo sign are some of the awesome views from most of the rooms in our hotel. Please come back and see us again soon. Happy Valentine's Day!!
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On arrival we were greeted by Claudia on reception who made us incredibly welcome. The room was great for our purpose but we discussed what options were available and Claudia kindly moved us to a fantastic new room. The hotel was excellently located, very easy to get to the main
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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel Buckminster
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Markky93, Thank you for your review on our hotel.Claudia is an excellent person to recommend locations to visit here in Boston, she has the inside knowledge and loves to share it. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Happy Valentine;s day!
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Yes, my room had a coffee maker.
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I can not really say, the parking garage is quite large. I suggest you call the hotel and ask them. Having the measurements ready may help. Sorry I can not be more accurate
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Yes of course. We also have a $100.00 incidental fee that will be reimbursed to you if you do not charge anything o the room.
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Every room that I have stayed in has it's own bathroom. I've stayed in a different room every time we visit which is about 7 times.
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"Could use counter space in bathrooms. No place to really set toiletries. "
"Rooms are nice & big; have stayed at this hotel twice now & both times had fab accommodation 😊 "
"Please make sure the TV is in working order."
"This time I took a suite on the second floor. Very quiet. The Staff could not be nicer or more helpful. T"
"Fenmore Grill needs to be open in the evening & the $10 per day coupon needs to be reactivated. "
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PRICE RANGE
$110 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBostonKenmoreFenway / Kenmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
132
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