Hotel Commonwealth Fact Sheet Location Address Kenmore Square Boston Commonwealth
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Hotel Commonwealth Fact Sheet Location: Kenmore Square, Boston Address: 500 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02215 Telephone: General Info: 617-933-5000 Facsimile: 617-266-6888 Reservations: 866-784-4000 Website: www.hotelcommonwealth.com Ownership: Great Bays Holdings, LLC Architect - Kevin Schopfer Interior Design: Ahearn Schopfer& Associates 160 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02116 Telephone: 617-266-1710 Landscape Architect: Pressley & Associates 432 Columbia Street Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141 Telephone: 617-491-5300 Hotel Management: Terrence Guiney Principal and Managing Partner Daniela B. Guccione Assistant General Manager Carolyn Tiley Director of Sales & Marketing Bill Forbes CFO Description: Hotel Commonwealth is the grand cornerstone of Boston’s Kenmore Square, the gateway to the city’s many neighborhoods, cultural and historical attractions and steps away from several world-renowned medical institutions, universities, and Fenway Park. Offering classic style with a contemporary edge, this acclaimed independent 150-room luxury property features oversized, elegantly appointed guest rooms, gracious, personal service and is a destination unto itself with two celebrated restaurants, a gallery of retail shops and stylish lounge. Hotel Commonwealth amenities include spacious meeting and event facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi and exercise salon. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Dining: Hotel Commonwealth features Great Bay, the latest innovative restaurant of award winning chef, Michael Schlow and Christopher Myers of Radius and Via Matta fame. The menu is dedicated to the best of the sea and was awarded Best Bar Food, Gourmet by Boston Magazine, 2006. Great Bay also provides private event dining. Additional dining/lounge destinations on property include The Foundation Lounge, awarded Pickup Bar by Boston Magazine, 2007; a true lounge experience featuring creative cocktails, champagne, martinis, Zensai (appetizers and bites) with plush comfortable seating, ambient lighting, recorded and live music. Alfresco American cuisine prepared by Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks, offers a casual dining menu in a comfortable environment and was awarded Best Group Dining by Boston Magazine, 2007. Private Event Rooms: Hotel Commonwealth offers 5,000 square feet of vibrant, beautifully decorated private event space. All private rooms offer wireless access, whiteboards and screens and provide gracious settings for business or social events hosting from 5-150 guests. Shopping: There are 13 boutique shops in the hotel’s Retail Gallery, including custom made jewelry and accessories by Persona Jewelry+, personalized scents created by Nantucket Natural Oils, photography by renowned Panopticon Gallery, electronics and film developing by Hunt’s Photo, and luxury autos by Select Car Rental. More stores include Jean Therapy featuring custom fit jeans and accessories, vintage used editions by Commonwealth Books, and personalized banking services by Century Bank. Also in the hotel are extravagant flower arrangements by Twigs and fine wines at The Wine Gallery. Accessibility: Logan International Airport is six miles from the hotel. Public transportation (the T) is just outside our door. The hotel is easily accessible from all of Boston’s major highways (Route 93, Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), Route 128, and Route 95) Hotel Commonwealth Features and Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi and High Speed Internet Access Full service Concierge 24 hour front desk Business center Valet Parking (fee) Non-smoking floors Handicap accessible rooms Laundry services Parlor Rooms Available 24 hour access fitness Salon Retail Shops On premise CD/DVD Library ATM on site Sleeping Room Features & Amenities: King & Queen size beds only Large bathrooms 27” color televisions CD/DVD Players in every room VoIP Cisco phones featuring virtual concierge, programmable voicemail, speed dial, speaker phone & music Internet Access 100 cable channels including HBO Mini-bars In-wall safes Italian Linens Down comforters and pillows Plush terry robes Iron & Ironing Board Hair Dryer Area Attractions: Fenway Park Museum of Fine Arts Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Symphony Hall Esplanade Charles River Copley Place Newbury Street Walking distance to Boston’s world renowned hospitals Boston’s major universities Directions Hotel Commonwealth 500 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 617-933-5000 North of Boston: Take 93 South to Boston. Follow signs for Exit 26 Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles and take the left at the “Fenway/Kenmore” exit. Follow Kenmore Square signs (right lane). As you merge off the ramp, stay in the right lane. At the traffic light, turn right onto Beacon Street. Merge into the left lane and at the second light, take a left and u-turn onto Commonwealth Avenue. Hotel Commonwealth will be immediately on your right. South of Boston: Take 93 North to Boston. Follow signs for Exit 26 Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles and take the left exit at the “Fenway/Kenmore”. Follow Kenmore Square signs (right lane). As you merge off the ramp, stay in the right lane. At the traffic light, turn right onto Beacon Street. Merge into the left lane and at the second light, take a left and u-turn onto Commonwealth Avenue. Hotel Commonwealth will be immediately on your right. Massachusetts Turnpike: From 90E, take exit 18 Cambridge. Stay to the right and take a right at the second light onto Storrow Drive. Follow approximately 2 miles and take the “Kenmore” exit. As you merge off the ramp, stay in the right lane. At the traffic light, turn right onto Beacon Street. At the second light, take a left and u-turn onto Commonwealth Avenue. Hotel Commonwealth will be immediately on your right.