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Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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  • Fenway Park
    0.3 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
Made ever so welcome
Right from the first moment I walked in the hotel I was made... more
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Right from the first moment I walked in the hotel I was made very welcome, a room upgrade was offered which we gracefully accepted. The rooms are spacious clean and well maintained, large Samsung flat screen TVs are fitted in the rooms, they even brought up a coffee machine and complimentary pods. All in all you can't go wrong with...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This place was amazing, from the front desk staff, to the guy who dropped off room service! The food was delicious, they were so hospitable! The rooms were big and elegant! The only complaint is just like every other hotel nationwide, the toilet paper, john wayne toilet paper is rough tough and dont take $#:+ off nobody! Loved it here...

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Thank Josh J
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this hotel! It is in great location, right next to Fenway park and close to Newbury street, the Prudential Center, and lot of restaurants. Also, the service is exceptional. The staff is really friendly and very helpful. I can't wait to go back to Boston and stay there again.

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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

For business or pleasure, this hotel is banking on your filling your needs. The front desk is unpretentious but professional with a friendly staff to greet and make you feel very much at home. The elevator area was discreetly hidden from view but designed to accommodate several large groups if necessary. A room key is needed to operate it, adding...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was perfect the staff was great. the fitness room had everything i needed so i wasn't to lazy for the weekend. Perfect location everything was a short walk away. the restaurant was a great late night treat

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Marshfield
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent the night in the city after a great dinner. Hadn't stayed at the Commonwealth in years and we were pleasantly surprised by the experience. Years ago it was still a great hotel. Now, it is an experience that rivals any 5-star in the city. Highly recommended!

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, next to Kenmore T stop, easy walk to Fenway Park. The Concierge was very helpful and pointed out some great off the beaten path activities.. Checkin staff was also very friendly. The room was very clean and comfortable. My only complaint was our view. We had a fifth floor room, and the only view was the AC on...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a mostly enjoyable experience at the Hotel Commonwealth. The staff was courteous and accommodating - so much so as to allow me to check into my room early and check out late. My only complaint was that the television did not work optimally on all channels. The PBS station had no sound at all. That said, I would...

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NJ
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a comfortable hotel, nicely appointed, with excellent service. The reception, bellmen, housekeeping were all extremely helpful. I was given an accessible junior suite, extremely large with 2 TVs, a seating area, king bed, many pillows. What might seem a minor detail, but a much appreciated one: there was a box of facial tissues on the nightstand - as...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clearly they have saved at no expense to make this hotel feel as fancy and posh as possible -- the Fenway room I was in was huge, very nicely appointed and well designed. The lobby is similar, very attentive personnel and very sleek. Restaurant is great. In that sense, the (hefty) price tag can be justified, though I must say...

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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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  • 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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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM748 - RM2,523 (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
#7 Luxury Hotel in Boston
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“You may want to ask for an exterior room, to have a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Ypsilanti_Steve, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that the (admittedly very cool) Fenway Park view also looks out directly onto an Expressway -- very noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles James_Nieuwenhuis, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher up the better, right?”
 of 5 bubbles awaterguy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you like Baseball then choose a fenway room, we have done that twice and will try a Kenmore room next year”
 of 5 bubbles stuartmorse, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Walk down to Wahlburgers”
 of 5 bubbles burkecath, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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