Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, laptop workspace
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, laptop workspace
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay

Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay

4 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, 02115

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBoston University10 min walk
  • Popular LocationCopley Square11 min walk
  • Popular LocationFenway Park14 min walk
  • AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)10 min drive

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About this area


Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay is located in Back Bay, a neighborhood in Boston with great shopping. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Berklee College of Music are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include New England Aquarium and Museum of Science. Consider Encore Boston Harbor for a night out, and don't miss Franklin Park Zoo, a top local attraction.

What's nearby

  • Prudential Tower - 4 min walk
  • Boston Marathon Finish Line - 7 min walk
  • Boston University - 10 min walk
  • Copley Square - 11 min walk
  • Fenway Park - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Hynes Convention Center Station - 5 min walk
  • Back Bay Station - 13 min walk
  • Logan International Airport (BOS) - 10 min drive


  • The Pour House — 2 min walk
  • McGreevy's Boston — 2 min walk
  • Back Bay Social — 2 min walk
  • Santouka Ramen — 3 min walk
  • Trident Booksellers and Cafe — 4 min walk

About this property

Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay

4-star Boston guesthouse in Back Bay, walk to Newbury Street
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free guesthouse has a library and a front-desk safe. All rooms are individually decorated and offer hair dryers and ironing boards. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like microwaves and electric kettles.
Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay offers 23 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge


  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge


  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Access code, private entrance


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
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
No onsite parking is available
Tax ID - C0015250351
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Property is also known as

No. 284 Guesthouse Boston
No. 284 Guesthouse
No. 284 Boston
No. 284
Sonder No 284 Back Bay Boston
Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay Boston
Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay Guesthouse
Sonder | No. 284 Back Bay Guesthouse Boston

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 563 out of 629 reviews
5 - Excellent 90%
Rating 4 - Good. 52 out of 629 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 629 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 629 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 629 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved that they left your breakfast outside your door at 7am due to Covid. It was so lovely. Fresh fruit, a croissant, a roll, yogurt and juice! I had such a pleasant stay!!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, friendly staff. Very nice rooms, great views.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Couples weekend away.
The hotel were very helpful and super friendly. They worked hard to make our stay exceptional. We loved the location and the intimate feel of the property. It was a wonderful relaxing weekend away and we can’t wait to visit again.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I’ll Be Back
Pleasantly surprised at how modern and clean and quiet the room was. The Staff were beyond excellent, helpful, welcoming and professional.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I truly enjoyed my stay here! I was welcomed by the staff and I was given recommendations of places to visit. What I truly loved was the comfortable room and the daily breakfast delivered to my door. I hope to stay here again, during my next trip to Boston.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021