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

 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

Commonwealth is a 4-star hotel offering non-smoking accommodation not far from John Hancock Tower, Lyric Stage Company of Boston and Central Square Theater.

This classic venue is situated 600 meters away from Ames Mansion Museum, Prudential Center and Hynes Convention Center. Boston city center is 4km away.

Easily accessible from Kenmore subway station. 10km to Logan International airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Large Double Room, Park Suite and Loft that come with designer décor as well as a minibar, Wi-Fi, a mini-refrigerator, a laptop-size safe and a private balcony. Guests can make use of tiled bathrooms with toiletries, a bathtub and a shower available in all guestrooms.

Eat

At the restaurant authentic dishes are served. Tea can be savored in the oyster bar.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers VIP room facilities, a tour desk and a cash machine for general needs and a photocopier, laptops and printers for corporate travelers.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a rooftop terrace and a library. For workouts the fitness center provides fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is 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

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
  • 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

  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library

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

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down comforter

Media

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

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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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

Commonwealth Park Suite Suite
Park Suite
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Commonwealth Large Double RoomCommonwealth Large Double RoomCommonwealth Large Double Room
    Large Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 43m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Commonwealth Guest RoomCommonwealth Guest RoomCommonwealth Guest Room
      Guest Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
      Size: 44m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Commonwealth Studio Suite Suite
        Studio Suite
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Loft
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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            Commonwealth One-Bedroom Suite SuiteCommonwealth One-Bedroom Suite Baseball SuiteCommonwealth One-Bedroom Suite Reading Suite
            One-Bedroom Suite
            Size: 55m2
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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              Commonwealth Junior SuiteCommonwealth Junior SuiteCommonwealth Junior Suite
              Junior Suite
              Bed type: King Size bed
              Size: 48m2
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                Commonwealth Deluxe RoomCommonwealth Deluxe RoomCommonwealth Deluxe Room
                Deluxe Room
                Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
                Size: 37m2
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                • Air conditioning
                • Private bathroom
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                  Commonwealth Deluxe Junior Suite Suite
                  Deluxe Junior Suite
                  Bed type: King Size bed
                  Size: 43m2
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                  • Air conditioning
                  • Private bathroom
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                    Commonwealth Spacious Double Room Hotel informationCommonwealth Spacious Double Room Hotel informationCommonwealth Spacious Double Room Hotel information
                    Spacious Double Room
                    Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
                    Size: 34m2
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                    This spacious room faces Fenway Park. A tablet computer is also included.

                    Room facilities
                      Commonwealth Spacious Junior SuiteCommonwealth Spacious Junior SuiteCommonwealth Spacious Junior Suite
                      Spacious Junior Suite
                      Size: 48m2
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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 or 1 Super-King Size bed
                        Size: 56m2
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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

                          • Newbury Street - 900 m

                          Amusement

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

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Beacon Street - 900 m

                          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

                          • House of Blues Boston - 100 m

                          Underground stations

                          • Kenmore Station - 100 m
                          • Blandford St - Outbound - 400 m
                          • Hynes Convention Center Station - 600 m
                          • Fenway Station - Outbound - 800 m
                          • Boston Univ Central - Inbound - 900 m

                          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 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: GBP 21 - GBP 34

                          • 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: GBP 22 - GBP 35

                          • Uburger - 70 m

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

                            64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
                            Cuisine: Hamburgers, Fast Food
                            Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 13

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

                          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
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