Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton

1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02135-5604  show map
 2 stars
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Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton is located in the middle of Allston/Brighton district next to Museum of Fine Arts, Owl's Head and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. This pleasant hotel dates from 1952 and was refurbished in 2012.

The hotel boasts prime location in Boston close to Tappan St - Inbound underground station. Boston city center is 6 km away.

A museum, a theater and historic sites are set within walking distance.

Wahington St @ Evans Rd bus stop is located nearby. Guests can reach Logan International airport within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 74 fashionable rooms with cable TV with on-demand movies, TV with satellite channels, a writing table, a safe and wireless internet as well as a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a microwave. The guestrooms look out on the sea. Bathrooms are appointed with a roll in shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Bamboo Thai Restaurant and Tasca Tapas Restaurant offer an assortment of dishes within 200 meters of the property.

Services

Guests can make use of laundry, newspaper service and ironing service on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   74.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02135-5604

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City Center
  • Boston
    5.1 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Beacon Street Station
    3.7 km
  • Boston North Station
    7.3 km
Underground stations
  • Washington St - Outbound
    300 m
  • Dean Rd - Inbound
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Tasca Tapas Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
    170 m
  • Bamboo Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
    150 m
Ski areas
  • Owl's Head
    2.8 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    74

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room with Two Double Beds
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 18 m²
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    Standard King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 18 m²
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      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 18 m²
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        Queen Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
        Size: 18 m²
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        Standard|One Queen Bed, Handicap Accessible, Refrigerator & Microwave

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton Boston location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02135-5604

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Boston
            5.1 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Beacon Street Station
            3.7 km
          • Boston North Station
            7.3 km
          Underground stations
          • Washington St - Outbound
            300 m
          • Dean Rd - Inbound
            500 m
          • Bus stop
            300 m
          Restaurants
          • Tasca Tapas Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
            170 m
          • Bamboo Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
            150 m
          Ski areas
          • Owl's Head
            2.8 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  4 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            74

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          What's nearby

          Amusement

          • Chestnut Hill Cinema 5 - 1.7 km

          Universities, Institutes

          • Bryman Institute - 500 m
          • Saint Elizabeths School-Nurse - 500 m
          • Saint John's Seminary - 1.6 km

          Medical care and Hospitals

          • Kindred Hospital-Boston - 600 m
          • Greenery Rehabilitation Ctr - 800 m
          • St Elizabeth's Medical Center - 900 m

          Underground stations

          • Dean Rd - Inbound - 400 m
          • Tappan St - Inbound - 500 m
          • Washington Sq - Outbound - 700 m
          • Warren St - Inbound - 700 m
          • Beaconsfield Station - Outbound - 700 m
          • Allston St - Outbound - 800 m
          • Fairbanks St - Outbound - 1.0 km
          • Griggs St - Outbound - 1.0 km
          • Fairbanks St - Inbound - 1.0 km
          • Brandon Hall - Inbound - 1.1 km
          • Brandon Hall - Outbound - 1.2 km
          • Harvard Ave - Inbound - 1.3 km
          • Summit Ave - Inbound - 1.5 km

          Local attractions

          • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site - 2.1 km
            99 Warren St., Brookline
          • Owl's Head - 2.8 km
            40, chemin du Mont Owl's head, Mansonville
          • Jamaica Pond - 3.3 km
            Between The Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, Boston
          • McMullen Museum - 2.3 km
            140 Commonwealth Ave, Newton
          • Showcase Super Lux Movie Theater - 3.0 km
            55 Boylston St, Newton

          Near the hotel

          • Chestnut Hill Reservoir - 1.1 km
            Beacon Street, Boston
          • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum - 1.4 km
            2450 Beacon Street, Boston

          Restaurants nearby

          • Tasca Tapas Restaurant - 170 m

            Address: 1612 Commonwealth Ave
            Phone: (617) 730-8002

            77% likes this, based on 106 reviews
            Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
            Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 39

          • Andalus Pizza and Cafe - 320 m

            Address: 153 Sutherland Rd
            Phone: 617-277-5400

          • The Publick House - 640 m

            Address: 1648 Beacon St.
            Phone: 617 277 2880

            75% likes this, based on 127 reviews

          • Bamboo Thai Restaurant - 150 m

            Address: 1616 Commonwealth Ave
            Phone: 617-734-8192

            64% likes this, based on 38 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai, Asian
            Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 26

          • UMAMI - 540 m

            Address: 1704 Beacon Street

            63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  4 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            74
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          Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton

          Average guest rating

          6.6out of 10
          Good
          Based on 123 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            The check-in procedure was easy. The beds were soft. The room was clean. The desk clerk, Fritz, was most accomodating and directed us to an excellent restaurant.

          • Single
            7.8

            The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast was excellent, lots of coffee.

            No, the hotel was better than my expectations.

          • Single
            8.8

            Very comfortable bed. Microwave and coffee facilities supplied.

          • Couple
            9.2

            Very close to the metro station that connects to boston center directly. Spaceous and clean room.

          • Single
            7.8

            Nice, siple, clean, free parking.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Convinience close to everything in Brookline & best of all free parking

          • Couple
            6.6

            They check in proccess was quick, the room was clean.

            The location of the rooms was not very clear. There was road construction right outside the room which I was not aware of, it just meant I woke up a little earlier than expected to the sound of a jackhammer.

          • Couple
            8.2

            The price is great for Boston!

            They said on the website you could leave your car for longer than your stay but hotel employees said no!

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            Relatively reasonable price compared to other nearby accommodations. Breakfast was a nice feature.

            Could use some refurbishing. Room carpet was past service life.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            The location was perfect to visit our daughter. It was very quiet. We never heard any other guests or doors slamming. I liked opening my door and being outside.

            I didn't like the slope of the walk to the lobby. It was raining and I was very worried about slipping.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            Internet and cell phone connection was dropped frequently and continuously for the first two days. A repairman came but the problem continued. We were then moved to a room near the front and closer to the main access frame. Connection improved but we still had connection problems. Also, when taking a shower, the water pressure and the water temperature changed often.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Staff are excellent, breakfast sufficient. Cannot beat the price.

            Getting run-down.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Clean and comfortable beds, got a king room, since we came early and queen was not ready! nice staff, easy parking in front of the room.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            It was clean and tidied up for an old structure. Breakfast was very good. Staff were very helpful. The location was perfect for our needs.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Very convenient to the T. Didn't need a car to get around. The breakfast served our needs. The site said they only had queen beds in their rooms, but ours was a king. Nice surprise.

            Bathrooms are small, but it's an older hotel.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western University Hotel-Boston/Brighton Boston location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1650 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States, 02135-5604

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Boston
            5.1 km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Beacon Street Station
            3.7 km
          • Boston North Station
            7.3 km
          Underground stations
          • Washington St - Outbound
            300 m
          • Dean Rd - Inbound
            500 m
          • Bus stop
            300 m
          Restaurants
          • Tasca Tapas Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
            170 m
          • Bamboo Thai Restaurant (cuisine: Thai, Asian)
            150 m
          Ski areas
          • Owl's Head
            2.8 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  4 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            74