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Hudson Valley, NY
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Boston for Crash B's at Boston University. Here are our PRO'S -This hotel was very clean. I am not one to ever want to take a bath in a tub other than my own, but this place was spotless! - The location was perfect for Fenway, food, public transportation, etc, -The young gentleman at the desk was...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, the location is great. But you do get what you pay for:shabby furniture, not very clean bathroom (someone elses hair and whatever visible in the corners; a bed so uncomfortable--soft and lumpy--that I literally pulled the bedding off and slept on the floor. Also, avoid the breakfast at the Grille -- eggs were OK but croissant was inedible. AND...

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Langhorne, PA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read the TA reviews carefully before booking this property, and it turned out to be exactly what I expected. An older building that was likely an apartment building at one time. Nice front desk staff. Odd hallway configuration to find the tiny elevator, and similarly odd hallway on the 5th floor, where my room was located. Room was basic,...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel offered a bargain price, and I took the gamble. Reception and staff were very welcoming. Room is basic and a bit shabby. Location is very good, easy 15 min walk to the Hayes Convention center.

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Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The Hotel Buckminster is the ideal location for concertgoers to Fenway. We are very happy to see that you found our location to be so convenient to everything that Boston has to offer. Your feedback was shared with our team, and we look forward to seeing you again on...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable and distinctive hotel in a fantastic location. The Staff was most attentive, particularly Steven, who went far above and beyond. As a woman travelling alone for business I would stay here again and again.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The team here at Boston Hotel Buckminster is thrilled to hear such good feedback. We are pleased that you found our location to be so convenient to everything that Boston has to offer. Your feedback was shared with our team, we look forward to seeing you again on your...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only positive about this property is the location. It's an old hotel with pathetic management and rude staff members. 1) The rooms are dim and the lighting is poor. 2) They don't even have electric wall sockets near the desk. It is awkward when you have to plug your phone away from your bedside at night. 3) The staff...

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Thank you for bringing these issues to light. It is so important that we know where we fall short so that we can continue to strive to provide an exceptional experience. Thank you for also provided great detail on your visit so that we can make improvements in these specific areas. If you would like discuss this further, please do...

Islay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the title says it all - when we checked in we upgraded to a King suite and what a brilliant decision that was. The suite was very large, furniture comfy and room heating was spot on. As we didn't have a car the location, extremely close to a T stop, was perfect and there is plenty to see...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review and mentioning our upgrade option. We are pleased to hear that everything during your stay was to your fullest satisfaction. Your feedback was shared with our team, and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Boston.

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We choose this hotel even though we are not a baseball fan, and here is the reason: 1. Close to severals education institute, a lot of youngsters and relatively safe to walk even during the night time. 2. A lot of restaurants to pick 3. Super close to subway The room at the hotel is outdated, but we don't really...

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Thanks for completing a survey regarding your recent stay with. We are very happy to see that you found the Boston Hotel Buckminster to be so convenient to everything that Boston has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Boston.

Lee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Boston numerous times but never stayed here. It was a last minute trip and this was a reasonably priced hotel so we booked it. To my surprise it was one of the nicest hotels I've stayed in - such character and elegance of old time Boston. The high ceilings with the pipes running through only added to...

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Thanks for completing a survey regarding your recent stay with us. The Hotel Buckminster is the ideal location for concertgoers to Fenway. We are very happy to see that you found our location to be so convenient to everything that Boston has to offer. The team here at Boston Hotel Buckminster is thrilled to hear such good feedback. We look...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This place was exotic to me, being from the South. It's an older building with winding hallways and mysterious doorways. The front staff is outstanding. I love them to bits and pieces. The directions I received were that the parking garage is across from it. It's not. It's on the same side of the street about one block down. This...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The team here at Boston Hotel Buckminster is thrilled to hear such good feedback. We are pleased that you found our location to be so convenient to everything that Boston has to offer. It is so important that we know where we fall short so that we can continue...

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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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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Boston Hotel Buckminster

Address: 645 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Fenway / Kenmore
Price Range: ₹ 6,923 - ₹ 24,800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Boston Hotel Buckminster 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“Try to get a room without a view of Comm Ave.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyTraveler016, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on on e of the upper floors and its was quiet with a view of Fenway Park.”
 of 5 bubbles 811KathyM, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I had a room looking over the interstate. Relatively quiet, but maybe light sleepers should ask for another room.”
 of 5 bubbles jayhawkmaxx, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is across the street from Boston's Fenway park and could get very busy and noisy during baseball season.”
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