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Hotel Commonwealth

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Main Line, Pa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to the Hotel Commonwealth! Our first visit was in July and we loved it so of course we had to come again! (We were in town for a second round of college visits in the area.) This time we had a Kenmore room which was gorgeous- high ceilings, everything seemed brand new and literally sparkling....

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Marion, Illinois
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This hotel is about as perfect as you can get! Starting with the staff, everyone performed above and beyond any other hotel that we have ever stayed at. The room was very spacious and clean. We were always greeted kindly by the coincere and the other front staff. We are from out of state and were most definitely were treated...

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I just love this hotel so much. The front desk staff is so accommodating! They are professional and friendly and ready to help with anything you need. My sister and I participate in the yearly Cupid Undies Charity Run for NF awareness every February. It takes place at the House of Blues and then a quick run through Fenway. The...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was fabulous. The concerierge, Nick, upgraded us to a suite. Absolutely beautiful! Right at the Kenmore station - so convenient for public transportation. Great restaurants within a short walk or ride on public transportation. Great place to stay if your child attends BU.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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We stayed here twice taking our daughter on college tours. Both times we had great experiences. The staff is very helpful & friendly, the rooms are spacious and clean, and it's walkable to many places.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful staff, modern decor and comfortable, clean rooms. This hotel is definitely my favorite in the city of Boston. The front office supervisor Gregory was so informative and pleasant. Of all of the hotels I've checked into, he is by far the most friendly and knowledgeable. I can't say enough about my stay; the unique and classic qualities of style...

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed our stay. The room was very spacious and exceptionally clean. Will definitely stay here again!! The bathroom was huge and very accommodating for our needs. The staff was very friendly and polite.

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Hartford
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Excellent place to stay, convenient & comfortable. The staff is impeccable, down to the bell men. All amenities were very good. They take there business very serious. Several offerings for in hotel dining as well.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Extremely impressed, my husband and I celebrated our one year anniversary here and it was the best decision ever!! The staff was super friendly and accommodating. My husband and I were celebrating a few days late but wanted something special and Hotel Commonwealth absolutely provided that for us! They even upgraded our room which made our short stay even better!...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here Mid Feb for college visits. Plus side: check in was easy and early ~12:30. Service was terrific. Room was clean, beds comfortable, bathroom and amenities very nice. It's very convenient to BU and Northeastern and a twenty minute T ride to BC. Dinner at Eastern Standard was very nice. The only negative, and it cost them 1...

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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: $257 - $804 (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
Hotel Style:
#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 rooms are wonderful, no issues”
 of 5 bubbles mscole6, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 305 and although the room was nice there was no view. Would have liked a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Greywave4, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They have rooms with a view of Fenway park and they have rooms which over look the front of this beautiful Hotel's view of Kenmore Square.”
 of 5 bubbles metroman7676, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It is quieter if you are not along the Mass Pike side of the building, but even that is pretty quiet - considering it is a highway.”
 of 5 bubbles MoonShadowTreas, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms, including facing Commonwealth Ave, are quiet - and let you "watch the action"!”
 of 5 bubbles bucknikkid, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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