Boston Common Hotel

 2 stars
40 Trinity Place, Boston, United States, 02116  show mapSave
From  US$ 178
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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

Centrally located, the four-star John Hancock Hotel And Conference Center is just a short stroll away from the Museum of Fine Arts, the Theater District and Boston Public Gardens.

Built in 1925 the residence boasts its old-world Boston decor, luxurious furniture and high-tech equipment.

All 64 rooms feature cable plasma televisions, mini-bars, signature bathrooms and private terraces with the Charles River views.

The hotel has a restaurant and a terrace bar on site.

The business center offers 10 meeting rooms with sitting capacity up to 200 people, a technology helpdesk and complimentary wireless internet access.

The spa provides various massages and treatment procedures.

Number of rooms   64.

hotel Boston Common Hotel Boston location

Located in the historic Copley Square, just 1.6km away from the city center, the hotel is in the vicinity of John Hancock Tower, the Back Bay, the New State House and Harvard Museum of Natural History. A lot of shops, restaurants and gardens are situated nearby. Back Bay Underground Station is only 100m away, Copley Station is 200m far and the closest bus stop is less than 100m away from the property.

Rooms

The hotel offers non-smoking guestrooms and rooms with facilities for disabled people.

Double rooms come with office desks, large bathrooms and separate seating areas.

Suites feature designer bathrooms and private entrances with stunning views of the Charles River views.

Baby cots are available on request and all children under the age of two stay for free.

Dining options

Continental breakfast is served for free at John Hancock restaurant every morning from 7am till 11am.

24-hour in-room dining is available on request.

John Hancock restaurant offers authentic American and international cuisine with stunning views of the Charles River and Boston Public Gardens daily from 7am till 11pm.

The terrace bar welcomes the guests for a wide range of cocktails and light snacks at the pool from noon till late at night.

The hotel Boston Common provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is USD 27 per day.

Services
  • Laundry
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The hotel offers non-smoking guestrooms and rooms with facilities for disabled people.

Double rooms come with office desks, large bathrooms and separate seating areas.

Suites feature designer bathrooms and private entrances with stunning views of the Charles River views.

Baby cots are available on request and all children under the age of two stay for free.

Standard Double Room

Queen Size Bed

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    What's nearby

    Attractions for Tourists
    • John Hancock Tower
      100 m
    • Back Bay
      100 m
    • Boston Back Bay Amtrak
      100 m
    • Trinity Church
      100 m
    • Boston Duck Tours
      100 m
    General
    • Copley Square
      100 m
    • Boston Public Library
      300 m
    Historical sites
    • New England Genealogical Society
      300 m
    Museums
    • Boston Children's Theatre Inc
      200 m
    • E Verner Johnson and Assoc Inc
      300 m
    • Arts/Boston
      300 m
    • Museum Replica Gallery
      400 m
    • Art Connection
      500 m
    • Cyclorama
      500 m
    Halls
    • John Hancock Hall and Conference
      200 m
    • Copley Theatre-New England
      300 m
    Universities, Institutes
    • Women's Theological Ctr
      100 m
    • Massachusetts Community Clg
      200 m
    • Higher Education Information
      200 m
    • Katharine Gibbs School
      300 m
    • Boston Bartenders School
      300 m
    • Bay State College
      400 m
    • Emerson College
      500 m
    • International Honors Program
      500 m
    Theaters
    • John Hancock Observatory
      200 m
    Underground Railway Stations
    • Back Bay Station
      100 m
    • Copley Station
      200 m
    • Arlington Station
      500 m

    Local Attractions

    • Fenway Park
      1.9km
      4 Yawkey Way, Boston
    • Granary Burying Ground
      1.5km
      Tremont Street, Boston
    • Museum of African American History
      1.5km
      46 Joy Street, Boston
    • Charles River Esplanade
      1.6km
      Storrow Drive, Boston
    • Boston Athenaeum
      1.6km
      10 Beacon St., Boston

    Near the hotel

    • Lyric Stage Company of Boston
      90 m
      140 Clarendon Street, Boston
    • John Hancock Tower
      140 m
      John Hancock Building, Boston
    • Trinity Church
      180 m
      545 Boylston St, Boston
    • Copley Square
      170 m
      Boylston Street, Boston
    • Copley Place
      210 m
      100 Huntington Ave, Boston
    • Boston Public Library
      350 m
      700 Boylston St., Boston
    • Old South Church
      280 m
      645 Boylston St, Boston

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Turner Fisheries

      76% likes this, based on 206 reviews
      Price Range: USD 37 - USD 62

      110 m
      10 Huntington Ave.

      Phone: 617-424-7443

    • Flour Bakery

      85% likes this, based on 74 reviews
      Food: American

      110 m
      131 Clarendon St.

      Phone: (617) 437-7700

    • Fogo de Chao

      78% likes this, based on 134 reviews
      Food: Brazilian
      Price Range: USD 48 - USD 48

      120 m
      200 Dartmouth St.

      Phone: 617-585-6300

    • The Palm

      53% likes this, based on 109 reviews
      Food: American, Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood
      Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

      130 m
      One International Place

      Phone: (617) 867-9292

    • OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

      68% likes this, based on 211 reviews
      Food: American, Brasserie
      Price Range: USD 15 - USD 40

      160 m
      138 St. James Avenue

      Phone: 617-585-7222

    Getting there.

    Logan International Airport is about 5.8km away.

    By car head southeast for 400m and turn slight right for 200m, keep right at the fork, following the signs for Massachusetts 1AS/I-93 N/Sumner Tunnel and merge onto Massachusetts 1AS for 900m, turn left onto State Highway 1AS for about 1.2km, take the exit toward MA-3N for 500m, keep right at the fork to continue toward MA-3N for 600m more, keep right at the fork, following the signs for MA-28 S/MA-3N/Storrow Dr and merge onto MA-3N for 400m, take the Beacon Street exit on the left toward Copley Square/Back Bay for 427m, later turn right onto Beacon Street for 200m , turn left at the 2nd cross street onto Clarendon Street for 400m, turn right onto Trinity Street, the hotel will be on the right.

    Norwood Memorial Airport is 24.2km away.

    From the airport drive southwest toward Access Road for 262m, turn right onto Access Road for about 600m, continue onto Boston-Providence Turnpike for 2.6km, turn slight right to merge onto I-95N toward Peabody/Portsmouth NH for 9.3km, take exit 23-24-25 for I-90/MA-30 toward Mass Pike for 500m, take exit 25 for Interstate 90/Massachusetts Turnpike for about 400m, keep right at the fork, following the signs for I-90E/Boston and merge onto I-90E/Massachusetts Turnpike for 10.4km, take exit 22 toward Prudential Ctr/Copley Square for 300m, turn right onto Stuart Street for 100m, turn right onto Trinity Street and you will see the hotel on the left.

    Boston Common Hotel Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    3.4
    out of 5
    Very good
    Based on 158 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    3.9
    Rooms
    3.0
    Service
    3.0
    Value
    3.5
    Dining
    3.5

    Individual guest reviews

    • I liked the location and one more block from subway. Good price for value, clean building 2 and wifi in the large lobby worked fine too. Staff were friendly and helpful, bathroom was spacious, the food selection was moderate at best.

      Rooms need new decor/.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        4.1
      • Location
        3
      • Rooms
        4
      • Service
        5
      • Value
        5
    • Great location and price, back Bay Station, about a minute's walk from Copley Square. Boston is better than expected and quite a magnificent building inside you wouldn't know existed from the outside. Within easy walking distance to 2 transit lines, lobby is very clean and inviting, the staff are really friendly and helpful.

      Rooms need new decor/carpet and elevator is slow. The breakfast is very poor, local parking is expensive.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.8
      • Location
        4
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        4
      • Dining
        3
    • The location was perfect and we pulled our suitcases outside of the hotel and caught a regular cab for a much better price. Reception staff were very nice, bed was comfortable and the continental breakfast was very good, all very fresh and a good choice of cereals, breads etc.

      For $200 room was tiny.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.2
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        3
      • Value
        4
      • Dining
        3
    • Location is very good, for the money I think this is the best value in Boston and the staff is friendly. Beds are queen size, pillows are fine and the continental breakfast is adequate.

      The hotel is old, a refrigerator in the room would be helpful.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.6
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        4
      • Service
        3
      • Value
        4
    • Boston is a great city, this hotel has zero ambience and needs a good sprucing up, the staff members are nice, kind. Rooms are clean and well appointed, a block from couple square wich has a ton of restaurants.

      We booked this place because was fairly central and was cheap, bed was hard.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.4
      • Location
        5
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        2
      • Value
        3
    • Good price for the location, near Copley Square and the staff were very friendly and courteous. The room was small & and complimentary breakfast was great. The receptionists were polite, helpful and totally professional.

      The hotel is old.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.9
      • Location
        5
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        3
      • Value
        5
      • Dining
        4
    • Good location and price, great Value in the heart of Back Bay, this hotel was signifIcantly cheaper than others in the area and had absolutely everything we needed. The staff were amazingly kind and employees were very friendly. Room was clean and adequate, the continental breakfast was ok.

      Boston is more expensive than new york.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        4.1
      • Location
        5
      • Rooms
        5
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        5
      • Dining
        3
    • Next, the location is perfect and for the price you just cant find a better spot in town. This hotel could use a good cleaning and a coat of paint, the staff is always friendly and accommodating. Bathroom door could not be closed at all.

      Certainly not Boston's best and bad internet connection. Bathtub was not too clean and breakfast, not overly exciting was sufficient for our requirements.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        4.0
      • Location
        5
      • Rooms
        4
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        4
    • Good value for the location, a block away from Copley Square and also walking distance to most things of interest in downtown Boston. The hotel is fine and staff is really nice and attentive. Room is clean and complementary continental breakfast is a great convenience.

      Several city maps did not have trinty place listed and for the price we paied we felt a bit rubbed to be honest. Bathroom was very small.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.3
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        3
      • Value
        3
      • Dining
        5
    • Central location in Boston, quiet street and short walking distance to Copley Square shops. Nice hotel in Back Bay, price is very good and the desk staff are as friendly and helpful as I've met in a lifetimes travelling. Internet needs to be accessible in the rooms, continental breakfast is a little lacking.

      This place is bad, the building is old.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.7
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        4
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        3
      • Dining
        4
    • Location near confernce center and convenient to the subway and bus. Nice place to stay, good for the price and the lobby needs more furniture. One block from Copley Square and shops available nearby. Friendly staff helpful and free internet.

      The breakfast was a joke and a very dirty area that was not kept clean, room was small.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.6
      • Location
        3
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        4
    • Convenient metro stop and best location in town among all the really expensive hotels. The staff were accommodating and room was clean, soaps were nice.

      Dated furnitures, poor breakfast.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.9
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        4
      • Dining
        4
    • Location is great and the room is very good.

      The low price range seems to attract rather young guests to Boston Common hotel.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.0
      • Location
        5
      • Rooms
        2
      • Value
        3
    • Convenient location, decent hotel and staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, breakfast was also good and efficient.

      The bedding was worn and old.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        3.5
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        3
      • Value
        3
      • Dining
        4
    • Very good location, clean Basic Hotel and the staff were friendly and helpful. Bathtubshower was kinda gross, didnt drain well and was dark.

      The room was tiny.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        4.0
      • Location
        4
      • Rooms
        3
      • Service
        4
      • Value
        5
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