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Charlesmark Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the location of this little boutique hotel and everything else about it!! where do I start? Location was ideal and right where you need to be in the trendy part of the city.. room size is a bit on the smallish side but then one doest spent all that much time in the room then! rooms are clean. staff... More 

Thank vivian k
Bradenton, Florida
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181 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived during a heavy rainstorm only to find out this hotel does not offer valet service. I asked the front desk clerk, who was taking a smoke break, when I arrived if the valet was available to park my car. He told me they don't offer valet service. I asked him how, then, will I park. He told me... More 

Thank Bernie B
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really pleased I found this place. Great welcome, located in the heart of the city. Interesting decor, rooms not big, but more than sufficient, and good value. Comfortable bed, nice shower room, well maintained and clean. If, sorry when I return I'll certainly be booking in here again.

1 Thank Tom B
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel staff was very accommodating and it was easy to check-in and check-out. They helped us navigate stops on the subway to get to our destination restaurant. This hotel is located in the Back Bay and it is a great location. The room was quaint; updated and clean. We had a nice view on the 6th floor of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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98 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the second time I've stayed at the Charlesmark because I love the central location, and the rates are the best in the city. The rooms are very comfortable too. This time, however, the staff at the front desk were very cold and impersonal, both at check-in and check-out. Not rude. Just very emotion-less, or even sad, like someone... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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90 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

When I first entered my room, Mozart was playing. Very softly. Very nice. It was coming from a music audio channel on the television, which was connected to a pair of stereo speakers in a wall, and also, I later discovered, from a single speaker with its own volume control in the bathroom. Someone at this hotel must be into... More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in an exceptionally good location for tourist visitors to Boston and the price is extremely good given where it is. The front (road) facing rooms are noisy so if you are a light sleeper book one of the rear rooms - but the view onto Boylston Road is fun for people watching!! The breakfast is a tad... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The good - Logan airport express drop off and pick up just across the street. Metro station next door. Best central location for Boston. Boston Fitness Center nearby for those who want a full service swimming and fitness center. Breakfast is limited to bagels, doughnuts, fresh fruit, and coffee... but perfect to get you going. Computers available for guest use.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a night at the Charlesmark Hotel on our way home from abroad. We have a niece in Back Bay, and wanted to see her while in the city. I priced the hotels in the area and was dismayed at how much a night would cost. The Charlesmark was quite a bargain in comparison, and the reviews were encouraging.... More 

Thank geekymom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Awesome hotel in a great location, rooms are small but the bed works fine!! Great bar and restaurant right there> I will stay there again! Parking is close by and this hotel really is in a fantastic location.

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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European styled boutique Hotel set in former private residence dating from 1892; situated in the Back Bay neighborhood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charlesmark Hotel

Address: 655 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $178 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Charlesmark Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Charlesmark Hotel Boston
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Boston
#35 Business Hotel in Boston
#46 Romantic Hotel in Boston
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“Avoid rooms facing Boylston street”
 of 5 bubbles lorileighr, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the rooms on the first floor behind the lounge; very noisy1”
 of 5 bubbles 604pj, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask if your room has a view if that's important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles upstny, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“At least 3rd floor & front for view even though may hear little noise. Hotel is small so hallways very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnI7653IE, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room across from the elevator on the top floor was quiet & spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 529samanthai, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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