We chose this hotel because it was within walking distance to Boston University. The hotel itself has been completely refurnished and is in wonderful shape. I love the Frette linens on the beds. The in-house bath products are made by Fresh, one of my favorite bath products. I left some clothes in the room after I checked out and the hotel sent them back to me at my home. There are two restaurants on the premises. The Island Creek Oyster Bar was really a hit for the evening...many varieties of fresh oysters and great clam chowder. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and brought us six varieties of oysters. Everything he told us about the flavors of the oysters was correct! A very fun culinary experience. Eastern Standard was very tasty for breakfast. The morning coffee bar serves a delicious Illy coffee.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Commonwealth Hotel Boston