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Hotel Commonwealth
Ranked #8 of 83 Hotels in Boston
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Mamaroneck, New York
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Amazing!”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

Hotel Commonwealth is so conveniently located in downtown Boston. The entire staff is friendly and courteous from the front desk to room service! I also had some contact with the event staff who is just as accommodating. The rooms are beautiful, comfortable, and clean. I cannot wait to return!I just hope it will be a little warmer next time. :)

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

I went to school at Boston University, so naturally when my friends and I decided to make a ‘reunion’ trip out to Beantown we immediately decided on staying here. I’m so glad that we did! It is right in Kenmore Square (which isn’t only a hub for Red Sox fans but for BU students, tourists, and Bostonians alike). The location is great and there are so many great places to visit and dine close by. The rooms are spacious and well decorated. It has that classic ‘old-school’ charm and wonderful, accommodating service. We are all looking forward to our next trip out to Boston. I will definitely be back!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Yarmouth, Maine
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

Stayed for the first time one night this week and it could not have been better. The hotel is a perfect blend of old world charm and modern convenience. It was elegant, clean and very well situated for both shopping and doctors' visit. ( Newbury Street,Copley and Prudential shopping malls in one direction and hospitals just a short 20 minute walk in the other) AND Fenway's green monster was just beyond our window! We ate at the hotel restaurant, Eastern Standard, and it was lively and the food delicious. Staff was friendly and helpful and extremely professional. Would stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Belle Mead, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed March 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Commonwealth this week. We were celebrating our 30th Anniversary. From the minute we pulled up from Frankie the door man, Tim who helped us with our luggage, Jeff at the front desk and the staff they could not have made us feel more welcome. Everyone was so nice and helpful and they truly cared about our stay. The room was really nice and so clean as well as the whole hotel. Even when we checked out the staff at the desk was so nice. We had a wonderful time. Thank you to everyone for helping to make our Anniversary so special.

Room Tip: Our room was at the end of the hallway. It was so quiet.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Westport, Connecticut
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Commonwealth this week. The hotel is full of old world charm but modern conveniences. Service was impeccable and friendly. Our room (junior suite) was spacious and the bed very comfortable. We had dinner at their buzzy Island Creek Oyster Bar, very hip and quite good. We went to their Eastern Standard restaurant for breakfast which had more of a clubby atmosphere. For us it was a very good value. We were very happy with our stay.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

I had stayed with a friend at the Hotel Commonwealth this week and really enjoyed it! The room was very, very comfortable and super quiet. The location is outstanding and Jeff the doorman was so nice and welcoming. He introduced himself right away and told me to contact him if I had questions during my stay. When I was left the car with him for the valet he even asked, "do you have everything you need? - cell phone, purse, computer?" I LOVE that he asked those questions and gave me that quick reminder saving me time and aggravation! Thanks Jeff!

Room Tip: Request a room away from the elevators. It will be nice and quiet!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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Woodland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Hotel Commonwealth in March. Everyone we encountered was super-friendly and they really went out of their way to fulfill any requests we had. We will definitely stay again!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Property: Hotel Commonwealth
Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Boston
#4 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#5 Family Hotel in Boston
#6 Luxury Hotel in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Commonwealth 4.5*
Number of rooms: 245
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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