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DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Miguel the shuttle driver was amazing and skilled driver thru horrid rush hour traffic. Also gave me some good tips for getting to Bay State Cruises the next day. The basic food and beverage service was convenient. The check in was quick and pleasant, the bathroom with tub much appreciated after a very long day. The bed was comfortable. The pillow were not suited for a KING size bed! There were four which were more appropriate for a twin. BUY some king pillows The wall seem thin and its very easy to hear people slamming their doors -- I'd recommend requesting an end room if traveling alone or bothered by noise The instructions provided by the morning staff on how to get to the harbor walk path to go the JFK Library were not accurate and confusing--'go out the back door didn't really do it...

This is a good mid-range business hotel in Dorchester, located ~2 blocks from the Red Line and 1/2 mile from UMass/Boston.

I was just nice to arrive one hour before the time for check in and find an smile and warm cookies for the kids and understanding people that let us get Innour room. The opportunity to walk to the boardwalk and enjoy a nice walk was awesome. Nice, clean Hotel

I've stayed here a few times over the past few years. When doing business at UMass, the location can't be beat (I would not recommend it for tourists visiting Boston). However, recently things have been getting worse. They haven't replaced their beds in a ling while (so they squeak and sag in the middle), many of the air conditioning units don't heat (or cool) well any more, on several occasions the toilet wouldn't flush etc. On my last visit all the doors were locked when I arrived at 10:30pm. There was a sign saying the doors would be locked at 11 and that after that you'd need to use the bell. At a major Doubletree? Pretty crazy. It took several rings of the bell until somebody somewhere finally pushed a button and let me in. Check in was very mechanical (No Good evening or Welcome - these may be unimportant little things, but you sure notice when they go missing, don't you?) So in summary, this is still a pretty ok place to stay, especially when you need to go to UMass Boston. But it no longer feels like a Doubletree. It's becoming more of a back alley operation that surely isn't worth $200+ a night. Unfortunately there is no real competition in the area and hence I don't think they have a huge incentive to fix things.

Very close to public transportation. Staff was very nice. I would stay again.

Great Hotel! Only stayed one night and I have no complaints. The staff is very helpful and friendly!

Overall, it was good. Locations was good , have friendly staff, great shuttles service. They have no cups in the room for drinking nor coffee machine.

While I prefer to stay closer to the historic parts of Boston, this hotel was very convenient on my last night for getting transportation to the airport. I used their shuttle and found it comfortable and quick. The room itself was lovely and very clean and quiet.

They have a fee for everything. Self park at valet park price. the AC did not heat the room as I wanted. Some other small details that make me not to like this hotel

Their service is quite limited compared to other Hilton hotels. Location is pretty good but people not friendly enought

The staff here was wonderful. Mohammed at the front desk was especially friendly and helpful. Every hotel should have one of him! The shuttle service was excellent and the hotel was very close to a train station so we used that often. The food was very good in the cafe. The room was very comfortable and clean. The only thing I didn't like was the air conditioning system. It was hard to keep a steady temperature in the room.

Staff was great. Waived parking charge when they realized we had a hard time finding the hotel.

Location from t and supermarket -liquor store less than 10 minute walk. Front desk staff wonderful to work with. Housekeeping staff does great job. Room always immaculate. All the better areas to eat in are within 5 miles from hotel. We will never stay at another boston area hotel.

The staff were very nive and accommodating. No complaints. Would stay again.

Very friendly and accommodating staff. The bed was huge. Good value for the money.

Recently remodelated, very good amenities. Near the JFK Umass Red T line stop.

Lobby very comfortable; room was large and very nice; staff extremely helpful. Shuttle to and from the airport; took the subway (about 1-2 block walk) to and from downtown Boston and the taxi fare for same was around $12.00. Much more economic than staying in downtown Boston.

3 minute walk to T line! Clean hotel! Nice shuttle drivers to and from airport, desk staff courteous and helpful!

Our 4 nights at Boston Bayside Doubletree were beyond our expectations. Staff was superb, friendly, eager to assist, knowledgeable. Location was walking distance to subway and the Kennedy Museum. On site restaurant offerings were limited, but food quality was acceptable. Definitely would stay there again!

I was disappointed with the the Doubletree Club for the following reasons: the lounge area was small and not comfortable, there was no pool or outdoor seating area, food choices were very limited and this seemed like a much lower price hotel. The room was comfortable, but the bathroom, though clean, really needed updating - the shower was one of those stand in a small tub with a shower curtain deal. Not luxurious at all.

240 Mount Vernon Street Boston MA

Hotel highlights

  • Close to John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Fitness center

Located in Dorchester within a mile (2 km) of John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. This 3-star hotel has 197 guestrooms and offers a free airport shuttle, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. Boston Public Garden and Copley Place are also near this Boston hotel.


Dining

Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee. Get an energy boost at the coffee shop/café, or grab a drink at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside's 197 soundproofed rooms provide coffee makers, safes, and phones. Guests can expect WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are also standard.


Property features

DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside features a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. If you drive, self parking is USD 15.00 per night, or you can take advantage of the free airport shuttle at scheduled times. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and free newspapers.

Room options

Two Doubles non-smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

King

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe One King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Two Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside

Everyone (2) Business (15) Couples (21) Family (12) Friends (6) Other (7)
4
Everyone

Miguel the shuttle driver was amazing and skilled driver thru horrid rush hour traffic. Also gave me some good tips for getting to Bay State Cruises the next day. The basic food and beverage service was convenient. The check in was quick and pleasant, the bathroom with tub much appreciated after a very long day. The bed was comfortable. The pillow were not suited for a KING size bed! There were four which were more appropriate for a twin. BUY some king pillows The wall seem thin and its very easy to hear people slamming their doors -- I'd recommend requesting an end room if traveling alone or bothered by noise The instructions provided by the morning staff on how to get to the harbor walk path to go the JFK Library were not accurate and confusing--'go out the back door didn't really do it...

By on Jul 7, 2017

3

business hotel near red line and mass

BusinessTravelers

This is a good mid-range business hotel in Dorchester, located ~2 blocks from the Red Line and 1/2 mile from UMass/Boston.

By , from Houston, Texas on May 19, 2017

5

nice hotel

Everyone

I was just nice to arrive one hour before the time for check in and find an smile and warm cookies for the kids and understanding people that let us get Innour room. The opportunity to walk to the boardwalk and enjoy a nice walk was awesome. Nice, clean Hotel

By on Apr 17, 2016

2

starting to fall apart

BusinessTravelers

I've stayed here a few times over the past few years. When doing business at UMass, the location can't be beat (I would not recommend it for tourists visiting Boston). However, recently things have been getting worse. They haven't replaced their beds in a ling while (so they squeak and sag in the middle), many of the air conditioning units don't heat (or cool) well any more, on several occasions the toilet wouldn't flush etc. On my last visit all the doors were locked when I arrived at 10:30pm. There was a sign saying the doors would be locked at 11 and that after that you'd need to use the bell. At a major Doubletree? Pretty crazy. It took several rings of the bell until somebody somewhere finally pushed a button and let me in. Check in was very mechanical (No Good evening or Welcome - these may be unimportant little things, but you sure notice when they go missing, don't you?) So in summary, this is still a pretty ok place to stay, especially when you need to go to UMass Boston. But it no longer feels like a Doubletree. It's becoming more of a back alley operation that surely isn't worth $200+ a night. Unfortunately there is no real competition in the area and hence I don't think they have a huge incentive to fix things.

By on Nov 19, 2015

5

recommended.

Couples

Very close to public transportation. Staff was very nice. I would stay again.

By on Oct 21, 2015

4

great hotel

Families

Great Hotel! Only stayed one night and I have no complaints. The staff is very helpful and friendly!

By on Sep 30, 2015

4

family trip

Families

Overall, it was good. Locations was good , have friendly staff, great shuttles service. They have no cups in the room for drinking nor coffee machine.

By on Jul 10, 2015

4

convenient business location

BusinessTravelers

While I prefer to stay closer to the historic parts of Boston, this hotel was very convenient on my last night for getting transportation to the airport. I used their shuttle and found it comfortable and quick. The room itself was lovely and very clean and quiet.

By on Jun 27, 2015

1

fees for everithing

BusinessTravelers

They have a fee for everything. Self park at valet park price. the AC did not heat the room as I wanted. Some other small details that make me not to like this hotel

By on Mar 12, 2015

3

not bad

Couples

Their service is quite limited compared to other Hilton hotels. Location is pretty good but people not friendly enought

By on Nov 29, 2014