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Boston Common Hotel

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40 Trinity Place, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02116  show map
 2 stars
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Boston Common Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Laundry
Elevator

Lift

Meeting facilities

Business centre

Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurants nearby - Lobby is nice - Parking is expensive - Will be back
  • Clean hotel - Room was quite small - Bathroom was good - No views
  • Great service - No pool - No fitness center - No restaurant - Free wi-fi
  • Near copley plaza - Convenient to attractions - Room was clean - Small continental breakfast
  • Perfect location - Staff was friendly - Great price - Recommend this hotel

Overview

Boston Common Hotel And Confer is a 2-star venue placed about 4.5 km from Harvard. The building was renovated in 1980.

Guests can easily get to Boston University, which is approximately 2.5 km away. This charming property is located in the heart of Boston.

There are shops and a mall in the proximity of the hotel.

The hotel stands within a 5-minute stroll of Copley subway station and within a 10-minute walking distance of Back Bay train station. A short drive takes guests to Logan International airport.

Rooms

There are non-smoking rooms with heating, cable TV, a laptop safe, a personal computer and a work desk provided for travelers staying in Boston. Bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer are featured in every room.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy French cuisine of Turner Fisheries, which is about 150 meters away.

Services

Business travelers can make use of a business centre and a meeting room offered on site.

Relax

Boston Common Hotel And Confer provides a gym and a fitness centre to help guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 28 per day.

Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   64.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Ice machine

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

40 Trinity Place, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02116

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City Centre
  • Boston
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Boston South Station
    1.1 mi
  • Beacon Street Station
    1.3 mi
Underground stations
  • Back Bay Station
    700 ft
  • Copley Station
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Post 390 (cuisine: Contemporary)
    400 ft
  • Turner Fisheries
    400 ft
Parks
  • Boston African American National Historic Site
    4900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    64

Rooms and availability

Boston Common Hotel photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This room includes cable TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

Boston Common Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Boston Duck Tours400 ft
  • Boston Back Bay Amtrak400 ft
  • Back Bay400 ft

Places of interest

Shopping areas

Monuments and Landmarks

Historical sites

  • New England Genealogical Society1000 ft

Museums

  • Boston Children's Theatre Inc700 ft
  • Arts/Boston700 ft
  • E Verner Johnson and Assoc Inc1000 ft
  • Museum Replica Gallery1400 ft
  • Art Connection1700 ft
  • Cyclorama1700 ft

Halls

  • John Hancock Hall and Conference700 ft
  • Copley Theatre-New England1000 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Women's Theological Ctr400 ft
  • Higher Education Information700 ft
  • Massachusetts Community Clg700 ft
  • Boston Bartenders School1000 ft
  • Katharine Gibbs School1000 ft
  • Bay State College1400 ft
  • International Honors Program1700 ft

Theaters

  • John Hancock Observatory700 ft

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • Fenway Park1.2 mi
    4 Yawkey Way
  • Charles River Esplanade5200 ft
    Storrow Drive, Boston
  • King\'s Chapel 1.0 mi
    58 Tremont St
  • Museum of African American History5000 ft
    46 Joy St
  • Museum of Fine Arts1.2 mi
    465 Huntington Ave Avenue of the Arts

Near the hotel

  • John Hancock Tower300 ft
    John Hancock Building 200 Clarendon St
  • Boston Public Library 800 ft
    700 Boylston St At Copley Sq.
  • Copley Square700 ft
    560 Boylston St
  • Copley Place 900 ft
    100 Huntington Ave
  • Lyric Stage Company of Boston300 ft
    140 Clarendon Street, Boston
  • Trinity Church600 ft
    Copley Square 206 Boylston St
  • Neiman Marcus 700 ft
    5 Copley Place

Restaurants nearby

  • Post 390400 ft

    Address: 406 Stuart St
    Phone: 617.399.0015

    76% likes this, based on 171 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 37

  • Flour Bakery400 ft

    Address: 131 Clarendon St.
    Phone: (617) 437-7700

    77% likes this, based on 57 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Mistral600 ft

    Address: 223 Columbus Ave. (Berkeley St.)
    Phone: 617 867 9300

    78% likes this, based on 334 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 35 - USD 80

  • Turner Fisheries400 ft

    Address: 10 Huntington Ave.
    Phone: 617-424-7443

    75% likes this, based on 195 reviews
    Price Range: USD 37 - USD 62

  • Fogo de Chao400 ft

    Address: 200 Dartmouth St.
    Phone: 617-585-6300

    73% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: Brazilian
    Price Range: USD 48 - USD 48

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    64

Boston Common Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Boston Common Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 477 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.8

    it is not a big hoetl, yet they try to provide facilities to room guest. Staff is very helpful and attentive.

    I stay there for 5 days, breadfast is the same for 5 days.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    A quiet hotel that is centrally located, a good continental breakfast, nice renovated bathroom. We did get upgraded to a queen deluxe room.

    The room itself needed a paint job badly, we requested a wakeup call that never came, there was an odd smell in lobby. I would look elsewhere in the future.

  • Single
    9.2

    the fact that was close to the shopping centre and there was an atm inside the hotel

    no room service apart from cleaning

  • Single
    7.8

    Free wifi. Good value for money. Nice location. Room was clean and not too small.

    Rooms need to be updated. There was about a centimeter of free space (a gap) beneath the door, allowing too much sound and a bit of light in from the hall: sometimes it felt a bit like sleeping in the corridor. I used a rolled up towel to close the "defect" when I went to bed. Luckily the other guests down the hall weren't too noisy.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The hotel is in a good location, it is located near the Back bay subway, so it is quite handy to go anywhere. Breakfast is OK and more than enough. Other facilities are quite good.

    Some staff at the front desk are excellent and helpful, but only a few are not. Some maids had done a good work, but some had not done well. We should have some hot food for breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The welcome was warm and friendly. The room was a reasonablr size.

    The room decor was verging on the "genteel shabby". Too many chipped paint marks.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The location is definitely a plus. Conveniently close to the Copley Sqaure Station which makes it easy to hop on the T and visit the city. Several restaurants within a 5 to 10 minute walk.

    No complaints.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    I like the fact that the breakfast was included in the rate. Employees were very friendly.

    I didn't like that the Windows wouldn't open as well as the poor condition of the bathroom. Shower curtain broken and water in bathtub not going down the drain. All walls need some serious painting.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    The location and rate compared to surrounding hotels.

    How small the rooms were. The lack of upkeep on the old, but beautiful building...needed painting and deep cleaning. The airconditoning was almost non-existant.

  • Single
    7.4

    Location. I was only there a few hours

    Slightly musty smell in rooms although the hotel seemed very clean.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Handy Location. One block from both orange or green line subway stations and walkable distance to downtown. Quite a few restaurants and shops available nearby. Laundromat was a four-block walk to Appleton St. Complimentary breakfast was simple but very good, with ample supply and plenty of space/seating with no sense of rush at all. Quite a magnificent building inside though you wouldn't know it existed from the outside! Complimentary business center had printers available. Wifi in the rooms was patchy but Ok

    Room was a bit cramped with minimal furnishing. A refrigerator in the room would be helpful.

  • Older travelers
    4.0

    Dirty walls in room that have have not been painted in years. would not stay there again.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Location is a major attribute, with the cost approximately half that of the other hotels in that area of Boston. Parking is handy, also at a cost less than at surrounding hotels. Access to both the Yellow and Green lines of the mbta (the "t") is excellent, with stations to either line within a couple of blocks. General cleanliness ok, but see comment below. Staff very helpful. Complementary continental breakfast is a great convenience.

    While the jhhcc has generally spruced up its facility, there is a need, at least on the floor we were on, to do some "deep cleaning" of the rugs beyond the usual vacuuming. Dust collection in corners of bathroom floor could use some steam "blowout". Overall the hotel is very pleasant, but floors give it a bit of a "dowdy" look.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Staff was helpful and the room was comfortable and quiet.

    I would have preferred Wi-fi in the room. it wasy pretty busy to do th computer contacts in the lobby.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The location is very good. The staff was helpful and i like very much to have the breakfast ready at the 5 th floor !!.

How to reach hotel

hotel Boston Common Hotel Boston location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

40 Trinity Place, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02116

Get directions
City Centre
  • Boston
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Boston South Station
    1.1 mi
  • Beacon Street Station
    1.3 mi
Underground stations
  • Back Bay Station
    700 ft
  • Copley Station
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Post 390 (cuisine: Contemporary)
    400 ft
  • Turner Fisheries
    400 ft
Parks
  • Boston African American National Historic Site
    4900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    64