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Charlesmark Hotel
Ranked #68 of 84 Hotels in Boston
Reviewed 25 April 2012

The Charlesmark is a nice little boutique hotel in the heart of the Back Bay area across from the Boston Public Library and Copley Square. The value at the hotel is excellent and the rate includes a decent continental breakfast in a modern lounge area. The rooms are small but reasonably appointed. Weekend evenings can be noisy if you are on the second floor and above the bar on the main floor. The staff have always been pleasant and helpful and the rooms maintained in a clean and tidy state. I have stayed at the hotel for three years running and will do so again so definitely consider the Charlesmark if you are looking for good value in the heart of Back Bay....

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  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

I travel lots around the world and if I could stay at a Charlesmark Hotel in every city I would do so. The Charlesmark is especially welcome in Boston because the alternatives can be pricey and low value, so impersonal are they. At the Charlesmark, the people are nice, the rooms truly unique and artistic. Bed and linens are very good, lots of pillows. Free wifi is essential, of course. Plenty of good restaurants and sandwich shops in the area. Stayed last week at the Sheraton (someone else paid and made the reservation) and there is no comparison, so far superior is the value at the Charlesmark. I will be back and am thankful for this hotel.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

Didn't spend much time in the hotel, or in Boston, but I had gotten everything I needed from a hotel: cleanliness, a fridge, and a quiet night's sleep.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

The location is unbeatable. The designer did a great job with this probably former commercial property: the rooms and public areas are cozy and comfortable. The hotel is very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful, no exceptions. Complementary tea and coffee available 24/7, breakfast menu simple but satisfying. The only inconvenience: the TV remote -- it had to be pointed carefully at the cable box, any movement away from it made the device almost useless. But it was no big deal as I spent my time out anyway. All in all, a perfect stay. Loved the city (it was my first time in Boston) and will stay there every time I'm back.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 April 2012

This hotel is small but well run. Staff are friendly and helpful. They checked me in early when I arrived first thing in the morning and offered me breakfast. Breakfast is donuts, bagels, coffee and juice. Perfectly fine to start your day with. Rooms are modern and adequately sized. Bathroom is small but this did not bother me. I had an older style tv but it would have been nice to have a larger flat screen, I'm sure they will upgrade these in the future. I would stay here again if I return to Boston, loved the location and ease of staying here!

  • Stayed: February 2012
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Additional Information about Charlesmark Hotel

Address: 655 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2804
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#35 Business Hotel in Boston
#46 Romantic Hotel in Boston
Price Range: ₹ 8,138 - ₹ 20,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Charlesmark Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
European styled boutique Hotel set in former private residence dating from 1892; situated in the Back Bay neighborhood. ... more   less 
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