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Boston Hotel Buckminster

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked this room as it is very close to the house of blues. If you are looking for an ultra modern hotel this is not it but if you want a clean simple room and a great location. This is it. Plan on staying again...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Boston Hotel Buckminster this past weekend! The front desk staff was friendly, check-in quick and easy. Our room was clean, spacious and beds were comfortable. We were visiting different parts of Boston so this location was perfect. We...More

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, this was a great stay for myself, my son and his friend as we visited Boston. Close to Fenway, steeped in history (I liked it, not them!), with ready access to public transportation and reasonable places to eat. Technically on the far east side...More

Thank Angelo S
Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel BuckminsterResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Angelo S, Thank you for your review on our hotel. We appreciate you sharing your experiences with other travelers.We are an historic hotel full of history, myths and legends. It is a fun place to stay and we are so happy you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Buckminster on a whim after getting tickets to a show at the House of Blues. It is literally steps away from Fenway park (which our room overlooked!). The hotel room was clean, but you can definitely tell the age, based on...More

Thank 3amandad
Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel BuckminsterResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 3amandad, Thank you for your review on our hotel. We are a historic hotel located right in Kenmore Square. The Boston Hotel Buckminster was one of the first hotels to open it's doors in the Boston area. Built in 1897 it still has it's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this hotel. The staff was friendly and the hotel is old but vintage feeling. It's not cookie cutter it has character. We had a really cool room that had 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and living room. I'm not sure if we got...More

Thank ashtre784
Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel BuckminsterResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ashtre784, Thank you so kindly for the review on our hotel. We truly appreciate our guests feedback and comments. We strive to provide exceptional customer service and welcoming accommodations. Our hotel offers a variety of history, legends and old world style. We love that...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$98 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
...More
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Kristina P
13 February 2018|
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Response from mess2071 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is $35 and is added to your hotel bill at the end of your stay
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Saima R
27 July 2017|
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Response from Rita R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, our room had a full bathroom attached. Quite large and very clean! Nice, soft towels too.
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Charity C
12 July 2017|
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Response from Fl5becks | Reviewed this property |
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