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

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

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa & wellness center

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 business 4-star Hotel Commonwealth offers quick access to Back Bay, which is about 1450 meters away. Hotel Commonwealth has been welcoming guests to its contemporary rooms since 2003.

The hotel lies within 30 minutes' walk of Boston Common . The center of Boston is 4 km away from the venue.

This hotel is placed in Fenway Kenmore district, known for a college, a tower and a museum.

Commonwealth Ave @ Sherborn St bus stop is 100 meters from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Blandford St - Outbound underground station. The hotel is within 15 minutes' drive from Logan International airport.

Rooms

Hotel Commonwealth offers 245 rooms on 5 floors that come with individual climate control, an in-room safe, flat-screen TV, a dressing room and an iron with ironing board along with coffee/tea makers, a fridge and a stove. The guestrooms look out on the city. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer, a magnifying mirror and guest toiletries.

Eat & Drink

American specialties are served at Island Creek Oyster Bar, which is 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The property offers currency exchange, a gift shop and a lift along with computers, an exhibition space and a conference room.

Relax

Hotel Commonwealth also features a health club and a spa centre as well as fitness classes 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 floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   245.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 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
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • 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
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • 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
  • 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

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
    3.1 km
Airports
  • Logan International (BOS)
    7.5 km
  • Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
    64.9 km
Train Stations
  • Beacon Street Station
    400 m
  • Boston South Station
    3.4 km
Underground stations
  • Kenmore Station
    100 m
  • Blandford St - Outbound
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
    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 floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    245

Rooms and availability

Hotel Commonwealth photos Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    33 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:In-room safe
  • Heating
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Kenmore Room

Hotel Commonwealth photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Heating
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Fenway King Room - in room safe, television, alarm clock, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, seating area, toiletries, flat screen television, laptop safe box, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, shower, satellite/cable TV, telephone, air conditioning

Hotel Commonwealth photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    48 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Heating
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite Commonwealth View - in room safe, television, alarm clock, bathtub, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, seating area, toiletries, flat screen television, laptop safe box, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, shower, satellite/cable TV, telephone, air conditioning

Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite 1 King Bed (Commonwealth)

Hotel Commonwealth photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Heating
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe Queen Room with Two Queen Beds - in room safe, television, alarm clock, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, seating area, toiletries, flat screen television, laptop safe box, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, shower, satellite/cable TV, telephone, air conditioning

Hotel Commonwealth photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Room size:

    33 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Heating
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe King Room - in room safe, television, alarm clock, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, seating area, toiletries, flat screen television, laptop safe box, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, shower, satellite/cable TV, telephone, air conditioning

Hotel Commonwealth photos Room
Executive King Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    56 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Heating
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Executive King Suite - in room safe, television, alarm clock, bathtub, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, seating area, toiletries, flat screen television, laptop safe box, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, shower, telephone, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning

Executive Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Executive Suite - City View

Hotel Commonwealth Location

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What's nearby

Train stations

  • Beacon Street Station300 m

Sport related

  • Berklee Performance Center600 m

Shopping areas

  • Newbury Street900 m

Amusement

  • Ryan Family Amusement Ctr200 m
  • Concourse Ticket Agency900 m

Historical sites

  • Mary Baker Eddy Library700 m

Museums

  • Pro Arts Consortium100 m
  • Photographic Resource Ctr400 m
  • Ames Mansion Museum500 m
  • Institute of Contemporary Art600 m
  • New England Theatre Conference700 m
  • Arts Festival of Boston800 m
  • MIT Museum900 m

Parks

  • Fenway Park300 m

Universities, Institutes

  • New England School-Photography100 m
  • Art Institute of Boston100 m
  • Blaine Hair and Bty Career Sch200 m
  • Oblate of the Virgin Mary400 m
  • New England College-Optometry700 m
  • Emmanuel College900 m

Food and meals

  • House of Blues Boston100 m

Underground stations

  • Kenmore Station100 m
  • Blandford St - Outbound400 m
  • Hynes Convention Center Station600 m
  • Fenway Station - Outbound800 m
  • Boston Univ Central - Inbound900 m

Public parking

  • Boston University800 m

College Campuses

  • Berklee College of Music500 m
  • Boston Conservatory500 m

Local attractions

  • Trinity Church1.6 km
    545 Boylston St, Boston
  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum2.0 km
    Congress Street Bridge, Boston
  • Gibson House Museum2.0 km
    Beacon Street, Boston
  • John Hancock Tower1.6 km
    John Hancock Building, Boston
  • Boston Ballet1.9 km
    19 Clarendon Street, Boston

Near the hotel

  • Kenmore Square150 m
    Boston, MA
  • Back Bay640 m
    Boston, MA
  • Mary Baker Eddy Library940 m
    200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
  • Mapparium970 m
    The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston
  • Charles River340 m
    Cambridge, MA
  • Museum of Fine Arts1.0 km
    465 Huntington Ave, Boston
  • The First Church of Christ, Scientist950 m
    210 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

Restaurants nearby

  • Island Creek Oyster Bar30 m

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

    84% likes this, based on 812 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 45 - NZD 72

  • The Hawthorne10 m

    Address: 500 A Commonwealth Ave
    Phone: 624-8717

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

  • Cornwall's70 m

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

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

  • Eastern Standard at the Hotel Commonwealth80 m

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

    75% likes this, based on 507 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 46 - NZD 73

  • Uburger70 m

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

    64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 1 - NZD 28

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 190 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
10.0
Dining
10.0
Location
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
    3.1 km
Airports
  • Logan International (BOS)
    7.5 km
  • Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
    64.9 km
Train Stations
  • Beacon Street Station
    400 m
  • Boston South Station
    3.4 km
Underground stations
  • Kenmore Station
    100 m
  • Blandford St - Outbound
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Island Creek Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
    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 floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    245