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Charlesmark Hotel
Ranked #67 of 84 Hotels in Boston
Reviewed 30 September 2013

my wife and I stayed here 2 nights,close to centre,rooms tiny but free internet,basic free breakfast but friendly staff especially kurt who gave me a $25 drink voucher for my 50th nice touch,hotel clean and beds small but otherwise value for money.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

I stayed here for a conference. This hotel is conveniently located to the Convention Center and public transit - both Back Bay Station and Copley. It is a quick, easy walk to the Convention Center and transit. A very basic continental breakfast and Wi-Fi are provided for free. I thought this was a good value for the price, quality and location. The only negatives were: the bed was so-so comfortable; the lighting near the bed was poor making it difficult to read at night; the elevator service was a bit spotty.

A great lunch spot - Sweetgreen is next door to the hotel. Some great dinner spots - Lolita on Dartmouth and Piatinni on Newbury are just around the block. A nice plus is that there is a Dunkin located on your walk to the Convention Center.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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2  Thank uconn_cappy
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Close to the shops on Newbury Street, across the street from the Boston Public Library, the Charlesmark is a small boutique hotel. Renovated recently, rooms are compact, but well designed and there's lots of storage space. Storage was so good in fact that I left behind 2 favorite articles of clothing; the staff was very responsive and helpful getting them delivered to me. We had a room on the front facing the library but it was quiet. The bar was a pleasant place to sit at the end of the day but some idiosyncracy precluded charging the drink to the room. The only negative about the Charlesmark was the front desk person's lack of knowledge of local geography for some well-known restaurants. I would choose the Charesmark again

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We have just returned from Boston and the Charlesmark Hotel in Copley Square. Our Flight was cancelled and we arrived a day late but they never charged us. The staff were always helpful and friendly and the bar was fun to drink in. On returning after a weeks travelling they upgraded us and found us a driver to take us to Logan airport.There was always tea and coffee available and easy access to e-mails and any printing. If you wish to have a view don't stay on the lower floors but I would definitely return.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

I will definitely stay at this hotel again. The room, although small, was fine for one person, was very comfortable and was fitted with nice amenities. The desk staff were friendly and were extremely helpful to me during my 3-day stay. The location is perfect. I walked and took the subway (located 2 minutes from the front-door) everywhere. I enjoyed the free continental breakfast, available in the lounge every morning and used the PCs with free internet access, also located in the lounge. Of course there was free wifi access in the room, as well.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Let me be clear up front, I will stay here again. Upon arrival the room is clean and well arranged even if very small. Front desk is friendly, check-in was efficient. Short walk to the subway is a plus since you can get anywhere you want in the city with a $17 unlimited one-week pass which works on subways and busses. Take the silver line from the airport for free. Housekeeping was (again) not very good. They made the bed and emptied the trash, but not much else. Didn't even clean out the sink. If you get the double be prepared to be cramped, the entire space is smaller than my living-room. Elevator kept malfunctioning and I had to take the stairs (to the 4th floor) more than once. Nice bar downstairs with pretty good food brought from the restaurant next door. If you want something a little better, you're going to pay a lot more.

Room Tip: Wouldn't hurt to ask for a view before you finalize your reservation. Mine was a brick wall.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stayed here for 10 days in August,really enjoyed it.Very central for where we wanted to go ,across the road from the library which is worth a look.reasonable price..The staff were very helpful and friendly,All and all a good experiance.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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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: £99 - £234 (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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