Overview of Boston Hotel Buckminster

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4.1/5 Very Good
1,105 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym


Explore the area

Popular LocationFenway Park4 min walk
Popular LocationBoston University15 min walk
RestaurantQdoba1 min walk
RestaurantUno Chicago Grill1 min walk
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)14 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Family Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Superior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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About this area


Located in Boston, Boston Hotel Buckminster is in the city center and near the airport. Copley Square and The Freedom Trail are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Boston Harbor and Boston Marathon Finish Line. Check out an event or a game at Fenway Park, and consider making time for New England Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours nearby. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Kenmore Station is 3 minutes by foot and Blandford Street Station is 4 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fenway Park - 4 min walk
  • Boston University - 15 min walk
  • Hynes Convention Center - 15 min walk
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts - 18 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Kenmore Station - 3 min walk
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 6 min walk
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 16 min drive


  • Fenmore Grill — 1 min walk
  • Qdoba - 1 min walk
  • Uno Chicago Grill - 1 min walk
  • Dunkin' Donuts - 2 min walk
  • Eastern Standard - 2 min walk
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About this property

Boston Hotel Buckminster

Victorian Boston hotel in Fenway–Kenmore, walk to Fenway Park
Timezone: America/New_York Located in the heart of Boston's Kenmore Square, the Boston Hotel Buckminster offers 94 tastefully decorated guest rooms in a variety of arrangements and size to fit any visitor’s needs. The hotel combines modern amenities and Boston's historic charm with truly accessible rates. If you want to experience Boston, the Boston Hotel Buckminister is your only choice for clean, comfortable rooms at a reasonable price. The Buckminister boasts the ideal Boston location. From the front door you can easily walk to Fenway Park, Museum of Fine Arts, Copley Square, and the Charles River, Prudential Center Sky Walk, Boston Common, Boston Public Garden, Freedom Trail, Newbury Street and so much more. This hotel also features complementary WiFi throughout the building and free access to the Business Center 24hrs.  Make your next visit to Boston an unforgettable experience by enjoying the unique and historic style of the Boston Hotel Buckminster. Our experienced and friendly staff will be anticipating your arrival to ensure you have a memorable stay with us. Fenmore Grill features American dishes focusing on New England regional cuisine.  Whenever possible we use local crafted or farmed items to offer the freshest and best tasting ingredients possible. The menu offers anything from appetizers, sandwiches, the freshest fish, burgers, Maine lobster sliders, Boston cream pie, to a great steak – something for everyone.  Our eclectic list of wines feature up and coming wines, many of which you can try by the glass.  Our beer list boasts some of the best finely crafted New England brews and of course fan favorites. The interior of Fenmore both a casual and relaxing atmosphere for sport fans, after work get-togethers, and neighborhood dining.  Located in historic part of Boston, across from Fenway Park, the restaurant is decorated in rich tones of amber and blue.  Pictures of historic Boston abound with a nod to old time baseball. Business hours: Daily Kitchen- 7am to 11pm Daily Bar open until 12am Breakfast hours: Monday–Friday 7am to 11am, Saturday – Sunday 7am to Noon Fenmore Grill hours: Everyday from 7am - 11am The parking fee at the Boston Hotel Buckminster is $45 overnight *Please note that until further notice the hotel's restaurant will only be open for breakfast. Located in the heart of Boston's Kenmore Square
Boston Hotel Buckminster offers 132 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.
This Boston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Self parking: USD 40 per night
Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: USD 10-15 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

24-hour fitness center

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities


ATM/banking services

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Ski storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

24-hour business center
2 meeting rooms
Computer station
Conference space (2497 square feet)


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities


Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Premium bedding
Select Comfort bed


Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination


Cable channels
Premium channels

Food and drink



Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board



Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 40 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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.
  • Tax ID - C0015170350.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Parking height restrictions apply

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Boston Hotel Buckminster and receive a full refund?
Yes, Boston Hotel Buckminster offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Boston Hotel Buckminster cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 40 per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in begins at 3 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Fenway–Kenmore, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kenmore Square and Fenway Park. Newbury Street and Longwood Medical Area are also within 15 minutes. Kenmore Station and Blandford Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.

Guest reviews

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

We absolutely loved our 2 day stay here last year. Walking distance to Fenway and eateries. Beds were comfortable. It's an older style hotel. Only downside was the parking. There is not a ton of parking and if you are lucky enough to get into the garage, it's a tight fit to park. Can't wait to return.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

good location for getting around boston,pleasant helpful staff

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

The Buckminster is a pretty old property and not particularly fancy, but it was very clean and quiet. For the price, I was surprised. For a basic, affordable hotel in Boston, I'd recommend it.

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    This hotel is close to all our favorite spots in Boston.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020