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Copley House
Ranked #69 of 83 Hotels in Boston
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118 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Highly convenient”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2011

We were staying in Boston for four nights and needed something central. The unit was a basement unit. The kitchen light never did work so it was always somewhat dark. The bed and bathroom were fine. It cost about $130 per night though they wanted to charge about $175. Apparently all accommodation in Boston is expensive.In any case we were not there to stay in a room and saw little of it. It was highly convenient.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2011

I am astounded at the other reviews regarding this property!
My husband and I booked for 5 nights in 11/2010. On arrival 26/10/2011 we were allocated a 'last minute' room. After much 'noise making' our room was changed to a room of minimal improved standard. The rooms are not serviced approprietly, towels are thread bare, linen on bed jaded. Furniture is old, tired and the carpet is extremely dirty. Airconditioner when working poured water onto furniture. Bathroom has stagnant odour.
WiFi access is limited to NON existent.
The only plus to this establishment is that it is located in a prime position!

Room Tip: Don't stay here - the internet advertisement is very misleading!
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Elizabeth A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Telluride, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2011

stayed 2 nights in copley house. very nice room. clean with simple but pleasent furnishng. With kichenette. Good area for siteseeing. near trains and buses. We enjoyed our stay

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2011

This was my second time staying at the Copley House and I figured that I should write a review. This is of course not your typical hotel, as they are actually apartments that you are renting for the length of your stay. Oddly enough, both times, I got apt #501, I think that it may be kismet or something. The apt is a small studio with just enough room for two people. The first time it was me and a friend and the second time, I was alone. The room is very clean and spacious and the furniture is not the most modern, but I found everything to be clean and the bed was comfy. This room is right on the first floor, so you can hear the street noises and see people walking by and such, but that is why I like it... hey, I'm a New Yorker and I like noise and people! :)

Check in was very quick and efficent and they give you nice map of the city as well as the neighborhodd in wich you are staying in with things such as the lanydry and supermarkets pointed out so that you can prepare your own meals and such. A great location to the subway or bus lines and the city is very walkable as advertised.

Really, it's not a five star hotel, but for the price and the location (which is in a very sweet, down to Earth neighborhood with tree lined streets) you can beat it! :)

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Copley House

Property: Copley House
Address: 239 West Newton St., Boston, MA 02116
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Boston
#53 Family Hotel in Boston
#56 Business Hotel in Boston
Price range (per night): $198 - $456
Hotel Class:3 star — Copley House 3*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Copley House is your home away from home in Boston, MA. We offer affordable lodging in fully furnished apartments at daily and weekly rates. ... more   less 
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