Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Avenue | Boston, MA 02215-2606  [SEE MAP]Boston, MA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Official hotel of the Boston Red Sox (one block north of Fenway Park)
A $25 nightly destination amenity fee applies on top of room rate
Hold on to your hats, Red Sox fans: If you're in town for the big game, you'll find Hotel Commonwealth sits just blocks from your beloved Fenway Park. This stylish boutique hotel features spacious accommodations, equipped with bathrobes, Italian linens with down comforters and flat-screen TVs. Recent guests loved the luxe look and feel of the rooms, and said both the amenities and staff members are on par for a hotel of this caliber. At the end of the day, cap off your evening with a decadent gourmet meal at the Eastern Standard restaurant. For a quieter meal, check out Island Creek Oyster Bar, which boasts a bounty of seafood offerings. If you've brought your pup along for the ride, rest assured that he'll be well taken care of with grooming, walking and even doggie massage services.
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Location
Boston, MA
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 245 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Frommer's

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In 2015, the hotel added 96 new rooms in a $50-million expansion that included a new terrace with a view (across the Mass Pike) of Fenway Park.

Oyster.com

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After several renovations from 2014 to 2016, the hotel’s look and feel successfully blends classic and contemporary designs.

Travel + Leisure

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Even more inviting than the surprisingly spacious guest rooms here are the book collections by local Boston authors filling each one.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 4836 have reviewed the Hotel Commonwealth, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4836 reviews 4.5 (based on 4836 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The guest rooms and suites embrace a modern-meets-traditional decor. Baseball fans will appreciate the fact that many rooms face Fenway Park. In-room entertainment includes 48-inch flat-screen smart TVs with a variety of apps like Netflix and Hulu.
  • A $25 nightly destination amenity fee includes in-room bottled water, Wi-Fi access and daily coffee and a pastry from the restaurant

Standard room size370 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Hotel Commonwealth is set within Kenmore Square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. It is conveniently located near the Hynes Convention Center and Boston University, as well as Newbury Street shopping.
  • Two blocks north of Fenway Park
  • Hotel is about 5 miles southwest of Boston Logan International Airport
  • Hotel offers complimentary car service within a 2-mile radius 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday
  • 24-hour valet parking ($58)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

Island Creek Oyster Bar serves dinner and Sunday brunch only while the all-day dining restaurant, Eastern Standard, serves gourmet American dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Hawthorne is the hotel's trendy bar offering an extensive cocktail list and small plates.

    Number of restaurants3

    Cuisine TypesAmerican

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • free breakfast

    Kids

    The concierge can arrange family-friendly activities and there are many family-friendly packages available.
    • Children's menus
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Fitness

    The hotel has a basic 24-hour fitness center equipped with weights and cardio machines.
    • Jogging and walking trails nearby
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    The hotel offers more than 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space across different rooms. The Fenway room is the largest at 3,200 square feet and can accommodate up to 400 while the Charles and Beacon rooms are ideal for smaller events.
    • On-site catering
    • 24-hour business center

    Number of meeting rooms20

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    The property allows dogs for a nonrefundable $125 cleaning fee. Pets are greeted with a dog bowl, bed and treat upon arrival. Pet grooming, walking, sitting and massage services are available through the concierge.
      • Pets allowed (with fee)
      • Dog walking (with fee)
      • Pet-sitting (with fee)

      Wedding

      Hotel Commonwealth hosts weddings of various sizes in its indoor and outdoor venues. The Fenway Ballroom is most often utilized for weddings, but smaller celebrations can be held in a variety of other spaces within the hotel. The connecting Fenway Terrace can accommodate outdoor celebrations.
      • On-site catering

      Maximum wedding guest capacityNone

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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