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Sharon, Vermont
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I had limited expectations when arriving but have found my stay so far to be very pleasant. I got this booking through Travelocity at a good discount, and had concerns that it would be ill-advised. Actually, very pleasant indeed. A few points: 1. Outstanding location: when the weather is nice, this is a very pleasant, 1 mile walk through Boston...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Our room was huge, elegant and classy. The College club boasts of being the first accommodation for college women in the US. It is situated in an historic part of town, with beautiful architecture and close to fabulous eateries.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 May 2013

A unique B&B experience in a wonderful part of Boston. It is close to the Boston Commons, Faneuil Hall, the North End, and walking distance to the river. The room was tasteful and clean and the facility extravagant in a by-gone era sort of way. No tv, but one would have felt out of place with the character of the...

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Prineville, Oregon
Reviewed 27 May 2013

The room was spacious, breakfast adequate, staff pleasant, but the place needs freshening. A good deep cleaning, some attention from a good handyman and a fresh coat of paint would make the college club come to life. Be that as it may, we enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I was checking for reasonable accommodations while in Boston for a few days and fell in love with the gorgeous rooms pictured on the The College Club of Boston's website, and decided to go with them based on the photos alone. Luckily, there was no false advertising involved! Upon checking in, I was delighted to see the room which was...

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Shelburne, Vermont
Reviewed 6 April 2013

I was looking for a place to stay in the back bay while visiting a client. I arrived late and had already received a call from the manager letting me know the combination to the front door and that my room key would be in the front hall. The room was cozy and the bath very nice. Complimentary breakfast was...

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Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Going to a Sox game,over night for pleasure not business. Perfect !!!! This is in an old Mansion, very Bostonian. Warm greeting and environment, not a Hotel or inn feeling, It like your visiting someones large home. Rooms clean, central location. Close walk to Public Gardens, and the T.Interesting and historical and quiet.Excellent buffet breakfast serve your self. You can...

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Reviewed 14 March 2013

Went for an overnight to Boston with our nephew to visit graduate schools. The College Club was recommended to us and despite have difficulty making a reservation over the phone (the person was very short and curt with us) we were greeted warmly upon arrival. We arrived well ahead of check in but our room was ready and they were...

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My wife and I stayed here for two night in June 2012, having learned of this from a guidebook. While a private club, the general public is welcome to stay here. It is in a very nice area within walking distace of the Boston Commons. Very quiet place, with few people around. Our room was not cheap, but was huge...

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London
Reviewed 1 March 2013

This is a B&B in a very central Boston location. It is a mansion building with beautifully appointed and very large rooms. We were in The Wellesley, which was huge, with seating areas and a nice shower room. The breakfast is a continental style buffet, which is adequate. The lounge is available all day with free coffee and snacks (excellent...

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The College Club's eleven guest rooms offer Back Bay charm and personal comfort to visitors. Six rooms have decorative fireplaces and private baths, while the five single occupancy rooms have shared baths. Each room's decor is unique to the college it represents. Free wireless internet is available. A complimentary continental breakfast is offered daily. Located in Boston's historic Back Bay, The Club is within walking distance of the Freedom Trail, Theater District, Beacon Hill, Public Garden, and Copley Square. There are many excellent restaurants and shops all within walking distance of The College Club. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The College Club of Boston

Address: 44 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02116-3104
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $336 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The College Club of Boston 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Better for a single or couple, not sure it is for kids or business travelers.”
johnbernie2434, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front-facing rooms on Comm. Ave may be considered "noisy" if you aren't use to city sounds. But great views.”
MimiMcF, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing Commonwealth Ave are noisier.”
chiot, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest the rooms with private bathrooms. They are very spacious and private”
pilotbarbie62, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking Commonwealth Avenue are probably noisier.”
Albrechtsberger, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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