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Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2606
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#28 of 99 hotels in Boston
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. Modern 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.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid public parking on-site
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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Grade: 100 out of 100
43Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
24Attractionswithin 0.5 km
5240Reviews46Q+A100Room tips
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Oversized wrote a review Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom58 contributions59 helpful votes
It’s a hip and nice hotel and after a long day watching the regatta and walking for miles we were ready for a sound night’s sleep. Except there was music blaring. Call to reception was evasive and was told I had to wait for security to come up and confirm the readily apparent noise. Waited twelve minutes, no one came. Called reception again and was told we could move to another wing/floor. Repacked and we’re met by security who did admit the noise was internal to the hotel. On check out was offered a $100 credit. So didn’t press the point as I was too tired to ask for more. But with surge pricing due to the Head of the Charles I should have insisted on greater recompense. Staff were actually very friendly otherwise and the baseball vibe was fun. Be aware if you are staying on a weekend night.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 30 Oct 2021
Dear Oversized, I am very sorry that you were disturbed by music that was playing in our event space and for the way our team handles this. I can assure you I have spoken with the front office team. I'm glad to see that we were able to accommodate a new room for you. We hope you will be able to come stay with us again in the future and so we can provide a better experience. I would be happy to assist you with a future reservation. I can be reached at 617 532 5055 or at Lucas.Mulkern@hotelcommonwealth.com.
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JJTRAVELREV wrote a review Sep 2021
Madrid, Spain54 contributions27 helpful votes
Not what we were expecting! We read reviews online and it seemed amazing... We booked the Fenway Suite and we just stepped in and stepped out instantly. The room is old and beaten up, the door to the balcony was broken and it was directly next to the highway which made it very noisy. The hotel is beaten up, not at all worth what I was paying for! I changed to the four seasons at the same rate, crazy to think these two are the same price.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Not how it seems in pictures! dated and beaten up
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1 Helpful vote
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 22 Oct 2021
Dear JJTRAVELREV, I am very sorry that your stay in our Fenway Park Suite fell below expectations. We have addressed these items that you mentioned. Please feel free to contact me directly the next time you are visiting Boston. I will be happy to personally oversee the details of your reservation. I can be reached at lucas.mulkern@hotelcommonwealth.com or at 617 532-5055. We hope you will give us another opportunity to serve you in the future.
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Ashley wrote a review Sep 2021
6 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed here recently for a few days while attending a Red Sox Game. This was our first time staying here and it did not disappoint! The location is great- a few minutes walk to Fenway Park and some great restaurants, sores and brewery. The staff was great and they were more than willing to assist with any request we had.. The suite itself was clean, larger than expected and had a great view of Commonwealth Ave and the Citgo sign. The green line t station is next door and very convenient. I highly recommend and don’t let some recent negative reviews lead you to stay elsewhere. Yes they charge a daily resort fee, but there are some great items included (water and snacks daily). We will be back next year when we attend another game or want a weekend away.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 22 Oct 2021
Dear A8880QZashleyh, Thank you for choosing Hotel Commonwealth for your visit to Boston. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your review. We look forward to wleoming you back again next year.
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Tracey W wrote a review Aug 2021
Winter Park, Florida28 contributions39 helpful votes
Great location for Red Sox and BU move in but a tad overpriced. The restaurants are closed due to the pandemic (understandable) but there was nothing on the website letting me know when I booked. Valet parking is so outrageous we ended up returning our rental to the airport once we move our child into the dorm. The doormen were always on their phones and the one time I asked for help calling a cab in the rain they commented that they didn’t provide that service. While I love the location we are booked elsewhere for parents weekend in October.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Don’t have a car
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1 Helpful vote
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 3 Sep 2021
Dear Tracey W, Thank you for choosing Hotel Commonwealth while moving your child into Boston University. I am disappointed to see that you will be staying elsewhere when returning for parents weekend. I will certainly follow up with our door and valet team to ensure the issues you mentioned do not happen in the future. We hope you will give us another opportunity when visiting BU again.
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jhtgth75 wrote a review Aug 2021
Sweden31 contributions46 helpful votes
A nice Boston hotel,. Great rooms and friendly staff. Located next to a noisy highway. So keep that in mind if you are a light sleeper. Short walk to Newbury Street with shopping and eateries. Subway station next to the hotel.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
1 Helpful vote
Response from Lucas Mulkern, Owner at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 13 Aug 2021
Dear jhtgth75, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We do have many room types with different views and locations. We will be happy to reserve you a different room for your next stay. We hope to see you again soon.
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$200 - $603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Commonwealth
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Commonwealth?
Nearby attractions include Fenway Park (0.3 km), Commonwealth Avenue Mall (0.09 km), and Key To Amaze (0.06 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Commonwealth?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Commonwealth?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bleacher Bar, Cask'n Flagon, and Hojoko.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Commonwealth?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Commonwealth offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Commonwealth?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.