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Hotel Commonwealth places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Fenway Park and Hynes Convention Center. This 245-room, 4.5-star hotel has free in-room WiFi along with a health club and a 24-hour business center. In the historical district, it's also near Boston University and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Dining

In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

Hotel Commonwealth's 245 air-conditioned rooms provide tablet computers, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect 48-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free newspapers, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are also standard.

Property features

At Hotel Commonwealth, guests have access to a health club, free WiFi in public areas, and 13 meeting rooms. Valet parking is available for USD 53.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Fenway Park and Hynes Convention Center
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Health club

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Overlooking Kenmore Square, the Hotel Commonwealth is 2 blocks from Fenway Park and Back Bay, and 5 blocks from the Hynes Convention Center.

On-site dining and refreshment choices include the Eastern Standard Brasserie. A full breakfast is available with a surcharge.

The building's first level houses a Starbucks and fine wines. Guests enjoy around-the-clock access to a fitness center, room service, and in-room massage (surcharge). Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. The hotel also features 12,500 sq feet (1,161 sq meters) of meeting space.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Meeting rooms 13 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 245 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1161 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12500 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Tablet computer 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 
  • HDTV 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 

Where to Eat

Eastern Standard Brasserie - Casual dining. Seasonal terrace overlooking Kenmore Square. American cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch.

Commonwealth Coffee - Hot spot for coffee in Kenmore Square. Located in the hotel lobby. Open daily from 7 AM to 10 AM. Offers a conneiseur selection, including foamy capuccinos and deep rich roasts, and traditional cups of tea.

Island Creek Oyster Bar - A New England original designed to celebrate and educate diners about oysters and the bounty of the sea, Island Creek Oyster Bar is also a celebration of community. The centerpiece of the room is a 25-seat bar that is divided by a grand raw bar display that features an extensive list of 12-18 oysters, as well as lobsters, clams, shrimp and other specialties. In addition to extensive seafood offerings, our menu also features "from the land" selections for our non-seafood eating friends.

The Hawthorne - The finest elements of the craft cocktail movement pair with a focus on hospitality, comfort and geniality. Jackson Cannon is nationally recognized as one of the country's top mixologists and craft tenders. The Hawthorne is the next incarnation of his vision and the first in which the bar is truly positioned as the star. The expansive cocktail menu is filled with nouveau classics, rediscovered gems and creations that change daily. The bartenders remain ever willing to interpret guests' desires with on-the-spot concoctions.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's 24-hour fitness center is equipped with cardio machines, a strength-training machine, free weights, and televisions. Guests also enjoy discounted access to the Boston Sports Club, two blocks away, which has an indoor pool.

The Charles River, three blocks away, offers seasonal boating, canoeing, sailing, and boat tours, with jogging and cycling paths winding through parks along the river's banks.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 53.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 125 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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