Commonwealth Hotel - Boston

500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Us, Boston, United States, 02215  show map
 4 stars
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Commonwealth Hotel - Boston

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Editorial review:

Hotel Commonwealth situated near Boston University, with spacious and comfortable rooms on offer, with modern amenities such as flat panel TVs and L'Occitane toiletries. Also featured are on- site dining including the Great Bay Seafood restaurant, an exceptionally helpful staff, views of Fenway Park from some rooms (which is located within walking distance).

Verified Reviews:

  • Charming rooms - Helpful staff - Transportation at hotel's doorstep
  • Room was very nice - Perfect spot - Good value
  • View of fenway park - Bed was super-comfortable - Staff was great
  • Location is perfect - Room was gorgeous - Bed was great
  • Everything was top notch - Hotel is gorgeous - Rooms are so comfortable

Overview

The grand Commonwealth Hotel offers 245 spacious guest rooms as well as an elevator, a safe deposit box and a souvenir shop.

Notable for its location in Fenway Kenmore of Boston, the hotel provides access to Museum of Fine Arts, Newbury Street and Back Bay within 10 minutes' walk. The venue is set within 4 km from Boston city center.

The hotel offers convenient location close to parks.

This hotel is just 100 meters away from Commonwealth Ave @ Sherborn St bus stop and within a 5-minute walk from Blandford St - Outbound underground station. Commonwealth Hotel is easily accessible from Logan International airport lying within 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Commonwealth Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a dressing area, a laptop safe, a work desk, free Wi-Fi and a seating area. Many guestrooms offer views of Fenway Park. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, dressing gowns and a bathtub in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves authentic dishes. Complimentary drinks are offered in the coffee bar.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are a conference room, an exhibition space and a catering service available on site.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include fitness center and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 53 per day.

Number of rooms:   245.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Commonwealth Hotel - Boston Boston location
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Hotel Address:

500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Us, Boston, United States, 02215

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City Center
  • Boston
    3.1km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Boston North Station
    3.4km
  • Framingham, MA Station
    27.7km
Underground stations
  • Kenmore Station
    100 m
  • Blandford St - Outbound
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar)
    30 m
  • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    245

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed or Double Bed
Size: 34m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Fenway Room Two Queens

Room facilities
    Commonwealth Junior SuiteCommonwealth Junior SuiteCommonwealth Junior Suite
    Junior Suite
    Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
    Size: 48m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Junior Suite, 1 King Bed (Commonwealth)

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      Commonwealth Deluxe Double RoomCommonwealth Deluxe Double Room Hotel informationCommonwealth Deluxe Double Room Hotel information
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
      Size: 34m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      This room features an internet-ready flat-screen TV and a tablet computer.

      Room facilities
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        Spacious Double Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
        Size: 34m2
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        This spacious room faces Fenway Park. A tablet computer is also included.

        Room facilities
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          Spacious Junior Suite
          Size: 48m2
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          This spacious room features a separate living room and offers views of Commonwealth Avenue. A tablet computer is also included.

          Room facilities
            Commonwealth Executive SuiteCommonwealth Executive SuiteCommonwealth Executive Suite
            Executive Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed
            Size: 56m2
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
            • Shower
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            Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, City View

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Commonwealth Hotel - Boston Boston location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Us, Boston, United States, 02215

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Boston
                3.1km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Boston North Station
                3.4km
              • Framingham, MA Station
                27.7km
              Underground stations
              • Kenmore Station
                100 m
              • Blandford St - Outbound
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar)
                30 m
              • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
                80 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                245

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              What's nearby

              Convention centers

              • John B Hynes Veterans Convention Center - 900 m

              Sport related

              Shopping areas

              Amusement

              • Ryan Family Amusement Ctr - 200 m
              • Concourse Ticket Agency - 900 m

              Monuments and Landmarks

              Historical sites

              • Mary Baker Eddy Library - 700 m

              Museums

              • Pro Arts Consortium - 100 m
              • Photographic Resource Ctr - 400 m
              • Institute of Contemporary Art - 600 m
              • New England Theatre Conference - 700 m
              • Arts Festival of Boston - 800 m
              • MIT Museum - 900 m
              • Handel and Haydn Society-Boston - 900 m

              Universities, Institutes

              Food and meals

              Underground stations

              College Campuses

              Local Attractions

              • Trinity Church - 1.6km
                545 Boylston St, Boston
              • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum - 2.0km
                Congress Street Bridge, Boston
              • Gibson House Museum - 2.0km
                Beacon Street, Boston
              • John Hancock Tower - 1.6km
                John Hancock Building, Boston
              • Boston Ballet - 1.9km
                19 Clarendon Street, Boston

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Kenmore Square - 150 m
                Boston, MA
              • Back Bay - 640 m
                Boston, MA
              • Mary Baker Eddy Library - 940 m
                200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
              • Mapparium - 970 m
                The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston
              • Charles River - 350 m
                Cambridge, MA
              • Museum of Fine Arts - 1.0km
                465 Huntington Ave, Boston
              • The First Church of Christ, Scientist - 950 m
                210 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Island Creek Oyster Bar - 30 m

                Address: 500 Commonwealth Ave
                Phone: 617-532-5300

                84% likes this, based on 812 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar
                Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 67

              • The Hawthorne - 10 m

                Address: 500 A Commonwealth Ave
                Phone: 624-8717

                85% likes this, based on 50 reviews
                Cuisine: Contemporary

              • Cornwall's - 70 m

                Address: 654 Beacon St
                Phone: 617-262-3749

                52% likes this, based on 58 reviews
                Cuisine: English

              • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth - 80 m

                Address: 528 Commonwealth Avenue
                Phone: 617-532-9100

                75% likes this, based on 507 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 68

              • Uburger - 70 m

                Address: 636 Beacon St
                Phone: 617-536-0448

                64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
                Cuisine: Hamburgers, Fast Food
                Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 26

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                245
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              Commonwealth Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Commonwealth

              Average guest rating

              8.6out of 10
              Exceptional
              Based on 187 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              10.0
              Value
              10.0
              Dining
              10.0

              Individual guest reviews

              • Couple
                10.0

                We got upgraded to a suite and the staff was awesome. so friendly and helpful. The attached restaurant was amazing for brunch. So close to Fenway and Newbury st.

                Parking is $42 a night. More expensive than Manhattan rates.

              • Single
                9.2

                I liked everything exept the fact, that on the site Booking it is written , than in this hotel there is SPA, but there is only fitness, no SPA, no sauna or hammam.

              • Family with children
                9.6

                My daughter is a student in BU. The hotel was almost on campus. The staff was wonderful. The room/service was great! We had a great time!

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                This was my first stay at Hotel Commonwealth. Picked it because of its location to Fenway Park. Was very impressed with the staff and service. The rooms were luxurious. Would definitely recommend to our friends.

              • Single
                10.0

                My room was pretty, clean, and comfortable. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. When I return to Boston I hope to stay there again.

              • Single
                8.0

                Nice hotel, location, and convenient to Fenway.

                Room service prices are very high. Parking fees make you wish you didn't bring a car.

              • Single
                7.0

                Great location near fenway and bu. The staff, while very nice and commenting about my surgery, were not very thoughtful in putting someone who just had knee surgery in the furthest room from the elevators.

                Poor choice of room for a disabled person. Very nice cheese plate, but I would have rather had a room not at the end of the hallway post surgery.

              • Single
                7.8

                The staff were courtious, helpful, and attentive

                I would have liked to have had tea making facilities in room. (I think that guests would only tend to use such facilities only at times when Commonwealth Coffee is not available).

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The staff were execellent , helpful and friendly .this was our second stay with them .we shall be returning in november.the hotel is very well situated for the theatre district and shopping.

              • Single
                5.4

                I enjoyed the location and some of the staff were friendly. The rest of them just "acted" friendly

                My pillow smelled, I was charged an arm and a leg and it seemed like most of the staff (desk workers) were very "snotty" and could care less about your stay.

              • Couple
                8.2

                Location was tremendous. Close to Fenway, the T stop, and within easy walking distance of downtown Boston. Rooms were comfortable and well-appointed. Staff were very professional and friendly.

                Unfortunately, we had an ant infestation in one of our rooms. When we reported the problem to hotel staff, they very quickly had an employee up to assist us with a room upgrade. We ended up in an executive suite one floor down, with two hotel staffers helping us move our belongings. They handled the problem marvelously, and we were impressed. We had one other issue, involving billing, that wasn't handled as well. We told the front desk when we checked in that both rooms should be charged to my credit card (we were treating the couple traveling with us, my husband's parents, to their room). But the hotel delivered one bill to each room, so the surprise was spoiled. The front desk staff apologized for the error, but we were irritated.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                very friendly staff, excellent room, we received a free bottle of champagne and card for our anniversary, great touch to a great weekend

                air conditioning was a little low in the evening but just a minor adjustment

              • Family with children
                9.6

                Wonderful location, extremely convenient to BU and the T. Easy to get to off the Mass Pike. Helpful staff. Comfortable room, great room service.

                Parking a bit on the steep side...$42

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                My husband and I went to a Red Sox game and a romantic weekend

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                The room was beautiful and very clean. The staff was wonderfully friendly and helpful. Everything was very classy.

                For the price I would think that they would at least offer morning coffee!

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Commonwealth Hotel - Boston Boston location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Us, Boston, United States, 02215

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Boston
                3.1km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Boston North Station
                3.4km
              • Framingham, MA Station
                27.7km
              Underground stations
              • Kenmore Station
                100 m
              • Blandford St - Outbound
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar)
                30 m
              • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
                80 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                245