Hotel Commonwealth, the new independent luxury property in Boston, was named one of ten Best New Business Hotels of 2003 in the world by Forbes.com.
Selected business hotels ranged in locations worldwide from Bangkok to Boston. The hotels other awarded this honor are the Metropolitan in Bangkok, the Mandarin in New York, the Four Seasons in Miami, the Dorchester in London, the Park Hyatt in Milan, the W Hotel in Mexico City, the Le Meridien in Vienna, the Argonaut in San Francisco, and the Ritz-Carlton in Washington D. Hotel Commonwealth, the newest and only Small Luxury Hotel member in Boston, is conveniently located on historic Commonwealth Avenue in the heart of Kenmore Square and is a favorite of the frequent business traveler. Hotel Commonwealth is within walking distance from Fenway Park, Boston University, many historic Back Bay attractions. Guests can go anywhere by using Boston’s famous “T” subway system, from world famous hospitals, to the Museum of Fine Arts and elegant shopping on Newbury Street, Boston’s “Rodeo Drive.”
Business travelers can expect the same technologies in their hotel room that they have in their office at no extra cost. Leveraging an Alcatel VoIP network, Hotel Commonwealth enables guests to work directly from their guest room using complimentary T3 high-speed Internet as well as throughout the hotel property via wireless access. Likewise, guests can stay connected using their wireless phones while dining at the hotel’s award winning seafood restaurant, Great Bay, without missing important calls.
The hotel’s 150 luxurious guest rooms are defined by a generous sense of comfort, space and ease and offer a graceful balance of old world charm and the most comprehensive technology in the country. Hotel Commonwealth delights guests with L’Occitane amenities, Frette linens, and oversized writing desks. Guest rooms also feature upscale marble bathrooms and 27” televisions with dvd/cd capabilities with complimentary DVD movie library. Beautiful and vibrant private event space is also available for corporate events and social functions.
“Creating this level of internationally recognized business service was a strategic decision of the owners of Hotel Commonwealth as a way to differentiate this independent luxury hotel. We are delighted that we have received this honor in our first year.” said Tim Kirwan, Hotel Commonwealth’s Managing Director.