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Hotel Commonwealth

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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. Newly conceived 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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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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53Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
22Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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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Can't think of a thing that this hotel fell down on. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The rooms are a good size, clean and comfortable. It's in a great location if you're visiting for the baseball, it's very close to Fenway Park. Overall, a good stay
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The staff is friendly and professional. The rooms are spacious, clean, and bright. I was upgraded to a junior suite with a lovely view of Kenmore Square.The lobby of the hotel is really fun and modern. There is a bar below, called Hawthornes which is fun and trendy with great
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Response from Lucas M, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 13 Apr 2018
Dear Sophie K, We can't wait to welcome you back. Thank you for posting a review and for your kind words about our staff and accommodations. We will see you soon!
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Arrived Saturday 3/16 around 11:30 am. Room requested was not available at that time so we checked our bags. Front desk could not have been nicer. Walked out the front door right into the Kenmore T stop. Arrived back at around 4:30. Room was ready and we were offered snacks
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Me and my new wife stayed here on our wedding weekend and could not have picked a better place. We're both big Red Sox fans and was luckily able to request a Fenway view room, pics attached. The staff left a lovely bottle of champagne and snacks in the room and nothing was too
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Response from Lucas M, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 3 days ago
Dear neilroberston80, Congratulations on your recent wedding! What better place to celebrate than at the official hotel of the Boston Red Sox! We hope to welcome you back for your one year anniversary celebration! Thank you for staying with us.
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Myself and 3 friends spent a weekend at the Hotel Commonwealth in a room with 2 queen beds. The reception staff were fantastic and the room was a good size. We upgraded to a room with a view of Fenway Park which was super. The shower is great and spacious and the beds were
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Response from Lucas M, Manager at Hotel Commonwealth
Responded 3 days ago
Dear JannieSherlock, Thank you for choosing Hotel Commonwealth for your getaway! We are thrilled to read that you were impressed with our staff and accommodations! It sounds like you were able to take advantage of our restaurants as well! We hope to see you again soon.
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Would have been a nicer view without the snow, but that's what happens in March in Boston!
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Do the suites have sofa beds?
All of our Executive Suites do have sofa beds. We also have some Commonwealth Junior Suites with Sofa Beds as well. Please ask our reservations department when you call and they will be sure to reserve a room with a sofa bed for you.
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What equipment do you have in the hotel gym?
Treadmills ellipticals, bikes, free weights. Also, water, towels, Purell wipes.
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Do you need a room key to access elevators?
Yes.
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What is the parking fee here?
The parking at Hotel Commonwealth is $53.00 for overnight valet parking, including in and out priviledges
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I've stayed in both rooms. I recently stayed in the Fenway room for 2 nights with my husband and 16 year old daughter. There wasn't a game (not baseball season quite yet), and therefore it was very quiet. It overlooks the Mass Pike and there's a view of Fenway Park. I've previously stayed in a Kenmore room and I had no complaints but it does overlook Comm Ave where there is traffic at times and you can occasion here some noise (but nothing that would keep you awake). If I had to choose one or the other, I'd pick the Fenway room again, although you really can't go wrong with both.
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"Top floor, ask for view of Fenway Park"
"the standard rooms are very spacious and can accomodate 2 people easily."
"Know that Fenway Park view rooms are right on the highway so there is a bit of noise."
"Any special requests just ask at Reception, they are always happy to help."
"Fenway Park views are special and something you won't find at many hotels in Boston."
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PRICE RANGE
US$202 - US$785 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBostonKenmoreFenway / Kenmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
245
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