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Located in Back Bay, Boston Common Hotel is adjacent to Hancock Conference Center and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Copley Place. This 64-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a business center, free newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. It's in central Boston and also a short walk from Hynes Convention Center and Boston Public Garden.

All 64 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and phones. TVs come with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. Desks are also standard.


Boston Common Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. Self parking is available for USD 28 per day. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free newspapers and an ATM.

Property features


  • Walking distance to Copley Place and Hancock Conference Center
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Built as a private club in 1925, the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center is in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, a block from Copley Square. Newbury Street, lined with upscale shops, is a three-block stroll. The Public Garden, with its famous Swan Boats, and historic Boston Common are six blocks away.

Restaurants to suit every budget and taste are within walking distance. Guests enjoy discounted access to a health club 1.5 blocks away.

A 24-hour business center offers wireless Internet access (surcharge) and computer hookups. The hotel has conference/meeting space with natural light, ergonomic chairs, and a full complement of audiovisual equipment.

Current laws prohibit smoking in any indoor areas, including guestrooms, and on guestroom balconies/patios. Smoking is permitted only in designated outdoor areas.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 64 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Boston Common Hotel offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Televisions come with premium cable channels.

Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center does not have its own restaurant, but numerous dining options to suit every taste and budget are nearby.

Nearby restaurants:

Legal Sea Foods

Bertucci's Brick Oven Ristorante

Smith & Wollensky


South Street Diner

Nearby Things to Do

Guests receive discounted access to a health club 1.5 blocks away.

Boston Common and the Public Garden, six blocks from the hotel, are perfect spots for a brisk stroll. The Common's history dates back to 1634, when the area was designated a common pasture. A leisurely ride on the Public Garden's Swan Boats is a delight for all ages. Seven blocks from the hotel, the path along the Charles River on the Boston side is popular with runners and walkers.

The recreational opportunities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 28 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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