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Room type What's included Nightly price per room Book
Executive Suite
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Room, 1 King Bed (Fenway)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed (Kenmore)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed (Kenmore)
370 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed (Commonwealth)
Room with view
515 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Kenmore Room Two Queens
370 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed (Fenway)
Room with view
370 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds (Fenway)
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds (Kenmore)
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Junior Suite (Commonwealth)
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room
370 square feet
1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Suite, 1 King Bed
Room with view
600 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Fenway Room Two Queens
Room with view
365 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Kenmore Square, 2 blocks from Boston's Fenway Park

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free wired high-speed Internet
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

Newbury Street shops

Offering complimentary wireless Internet access throughout, this Boston hotel is located above the Kenmore Square subway station, 2 blocks from Fenway Park, and 3 blocks from Newbury Street shops.

Delectable dishes

Dining temptations at the Hotel Commonwealth include a brasserie with seasonal outside seating overlooking Kenmore Square.

Pure indulgence

Spacious guestrooms pamper with pillowtop mattresses, down duvets, Italian linens, and tablet pay movies. 48-inch flat-screen TVs have digital channels, Netflix, and free WiFi is provided.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Commonwealth offers 245 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. 48-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels, pay movies, and Netflix. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Netflix
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Pay movies
  • Down comforter

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.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Commonwealth Boston
  • Commonwealth Hotel
  • Hotel Commonwealth
  • Hotel Commonwealth Boston
  • Commonwealth Hotel Boston

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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