Hotel Commonwealth - Boston

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 53 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

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 providing a contemporary accommodation near to Kendall Square, John Hancock Tower and Boston Public Garden.

Overlooking Fenway Park the property boasts convenient location in Fenway Kenmore of Boston. A subway station as well as Blandford St - Outbound subway station are not far from the hotel.

The hotel is set next to a tower, a museum and a college.

There is Beacon Street train station nearby. Logan International airport is easy to reach.

Rooms

This property has 245 guestrooms including family double room, deluxe double room and quadruple room appointed with a personal computer, a safe, a work desk, individual climate control and a minibar. The rooms look on to the city. Room facilities include a fridge and a stove as well as a down comforter and a pillow-top mattress.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant serving local dishes on site. Located in an upscale area, Island Creek Oyster Bar and Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth serve a wide range of meals.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers a gift shop, a car park and a luggage storage for general needs and a conference room, a catering service and a business center for corporate travelers.

Relax

Hotel Commonwealth provides a fitness centre and a gym to help guests keep fit.

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 floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   245.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • 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
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Commonwealth - Boston Boston location
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Hotel Address:

500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02215

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City Center
  • Boston
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Beacon Street Station
    1400 ft
  • Boston South Station
    2.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Kenmore Station
    400 ft
  • Blandford St - Outbound
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    245

Rooms and availability

Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 370 sq. feet
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Kenmore King

King Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 370 sq. feet
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Standard|Fenway Room One King

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King Suite
Bed type: King-size bed
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Suite|SUITE KING SIZE BED

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Queen Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 370 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Kenmore Queen/ Queen

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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed
    Size: 520 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Suite|Commonwealth Jr Suite - Double

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      Family Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
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      Standard|Fenway Double (Family Plan)

      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
      Size: 370 sq. feet
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      Deluxe King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 360 sq. feet
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      Deluxe Queen Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
      Size: 370 sq. feet
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        Executive King Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 605 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        Suite|Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, City View

        Room facilities
          Executive Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 605 sq. feet
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          Suite|Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, City View

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Hotel Commonwealth - Boston Boston location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02215

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Boston
            1.9 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Beacon Street Station
            1400 ft
          • Boston South Station
            2.1 mi
          Underground stations
          • Kenmore Station
            400 ft
          • Blandford St - Outbound
            1700 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
            100 ft
          • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
            300 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            245

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          What's nearby

          Train stations

          Sport related

          Shopping areas

          • Newbury Street - 3000 ft

          Amusement

          • Ryan Family Amusement Ctr - 700 ft
          • Concourse Ticket Agency - 3000 ft

          Historical sites

          • Mary Baker Eddy Library - 2300 ft

          Museums

          • Pro Arts Consortium - 400 ft
          • Photographic Resource Ctr - 1400 ft
          • Ames Mansion Museum - 1700 ft
          • Institute of Contemporary Art - 2000 ft
          • New England Theatre Conference - 2300 ft
          • Arts Festival of Boston - 2700 ft
          • MIT Museum - 3000 ft
          • Handel and Haydn Society-Boston - 3000 ft

          Parks

          Universities, Institutes

          Food and meals

          Underground stations

          Public parking

          College Campuses

          Local attractions

          • Trinity Church - 5200 ft
            545 Boylston St, Boston
          • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum - 1.2 mi
            Congress Street Bridge, Boston
          • Gibson House Museum - 1.2 mi
            Beacon Street, Boston
          • John Hancock Tower - 5300 ft
            John Hancock Building, Boston
          • Boston Ballet - 1.2 mi
            19 Clarendon Street, Boston

          Near the hotel

          • Kenmore Square - 500 ft
            Boston, MA
          • Back Bay - 2100 ft
            Boston, MA
          • Mary Baker Eddy Library - 3100 ft
            200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
          • Mapparium - 3200 ft
            The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston
          • Charles River - 1200 ft
            Cambridge, MA
          • Museum of Fine Arts - 3400 ft
            465 Huntington Ave, Boston
          • The First Church of Christ, Scientist - 3200 ft
            210 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

          Restaurants nearby

          • Island Creek Oyster Bar - 100 ft

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

            84% likes this, based on 812 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

          • The Hawthorne - 100 ft

            Address: 500 A Commonwealth Ave
            Phone: 624-8717

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

          • Cornwall's - 300 ft

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

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

          • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth - 300 ft

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

            75% likes this, based on 507 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

          • Uburger - 300 ft

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

            64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
            Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            245
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          Hotel Commonwealth Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          8.6out of 10
          Superb
          Based on 187 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          10.0
          Value
          10.0
          Dining
          10.0

          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 Hotel Commonwealth - Boston Boston location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02215

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Boston
            1.9 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Beacon Street Station
            1400 ft
          • Boston South Station
            2.1 mi
          Underground stations
          • Kenmore Station
            400 ft
          • Blandford St - Outbound
            1700 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
            100 ft
          • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth (cuisine: American)
            300 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            245