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Boston Hotel Buckminster

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Welcome to Boston Hotel Buckminster located in Kenmore Square, a few steps away from Fenway Park. Built in 1897 this hotel takes you back in time with its old world elegance. A historic hotel that hosted a speakeasy in the 1920's and hosted jazz legends including Billie Holiday and Charles Mingus. More notoriously, it was the site where the 1919 baseball-fixing scheme, the Black Sox Scandal for the World Series was planned. Our 132 guestrooms and suites have been tastefully designed for simplicity, elegance and comfort. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi, HD Flat screen TVs with HBO, microwaves, mini-fridges and large soft beds. For the best views in the house, ask for our City View rooms overlooking Fenway Park, the iconic Citgo sign and the Boston landscape. Boston Hotel Buckminster is within walking distance to Boston University and House of Blues. Come join us for a relaxing stay where the crossroads to history and baseball collide in an elegant fashion.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Business Centre with Internet Access
Public Wifi
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
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Location
Full view
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Grade: 100 out of 100
395Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
82Attractionswithin 0,5 km
Neighbourhood
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports mentality, this neighborhood is also home to some of Boston’s many universities. Move from Boston University territory to that of Northeastern, and spend time at the famous Museum of Fine Arts. For more culture, check out the smaller but equally beautiful Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Continue off the beaten path and check out the green space in the Back Bay Fens, a pretty community garden. This diverse neighborhood has a mix of universities, sports, culture, and more residential green space.
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This has become my family's favorite hotel in Boston!! Great place, Great Staff, super clean, convenient, very nice rooms. I could go on and on. My Children have stayed here as have some of my Grand Children. We all give the Buckminster a 100 %...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The BuckMinster may be my favourite hotel I've stayed in. ...& I've stayed in alot of hotels, including many 5 stars. We were in Boston for 3 baseball games, so naturally the location was outstanding. Walk downtown was maybe 30 minutes. At games end, we...More

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Response from Sondra M, General Manager at Boston Hotel BuckminsterResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Steve_CT8365JE, Thank you for your review on our hotel.We are honored that you chose to stay with us here at the Boston Hotel Buckminster. We have a lot of cool history in our hotel, that is what makes us so unique. We are honored...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in this great hotel with my teenage daughter. We really enjoyed the historic atmosphere that this hotel has all around. It is a clean, stylish place with a wonderful lobby, good facilities and friendly, helpful receptionist guys. It was a nice change...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just spent two nights at the Hotel Buckminster and was truly amazed and touched by the level of personal service from each and every staff member including one of the maintenance staff! I was there with my 15 month old granddaughter. The most impressive...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buckminster is not your standard chain hotel. It is charming, well apportioned and staffed with folks who make you feel at home. We had a booking issue prior to our last visit, but the staff worked things out as always!

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bigjimmy16
24 August 2018|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my room had a coffee maker.
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Susan P
27 July 2018|
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Response from TeeBow | Reviewed this property |
I can not really say, the parking garage is quite large. I suggest you call the hotel and ask them. Having the measurements ready may help. Sorry I can not be more accurate
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Sally M
25 May 2018|
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Response from Sondra M | Property representative |
Yes of course. We also have a $100.00 incidental fee that will be reimbursed to you if you do not charge anything o the room.
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"This time I took a suite on the second floor. Very quiet. The Staff could not be nicer or more helpful. T"
Damlarry2
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"Fenmore Grill needs to be open in the evening & the $10 per day coupon needs to be reactivated. "
830phillipw
1 week ago
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"Cool down 520!"
Pioneer64398314261
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms are run down. During my 6-night stay they did not bother to repair the phone in my room, so I was not..."
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2 weeks ago
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PRICE RANGE
US$118 - US$452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsBostonFenway / Kenmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
132
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