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Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston

3-star3 stars
645 Beacon StBostonMA02215United States of America

Victorian hotel with restaurant, near Fenway Park
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Fantastic service
Vibe is not too good
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
1019See all 1,019 reviews
From 1,616 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston

from $116
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior King Suite, No Cash Accepted
  • Double Twin Room
  • Economy Room
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds

About Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston

Unique vintage hotel in bustling Kenmore Square

5-minute walk to Fenway

With a prime location in vibrant Kenmore Square, this no-frills historic hotel places you steps from Fenway Park and 2 minutes on foot from Boston University. An easy 4-minute walk down bustling Commonwealth Avenue brings you to the Kenmore Station T stop.

Minutes to Newbury Street

The independent shops and eateries of Newbury Street are a 5-minute taxi ride - along the way you’ll pass the stately brick row homes of the Back Bay. Charles River Esplanade, a 3-mile green path that winds along the water, is only a mile away, great for jogging or walking.

Victorian details

One of the first hotels in the city, Boston Hotel Buckminster has a brick facade and a lobby featuring carved wood and ornate molding. Hospitable touches at this non-smoking hotel include a business center, 2497 sq feet (232 sq meters) worth of conference space, of space 24-hour front desk, and free umbrellas for loan on rainy days. A 24-hour fitness facility is also available.

Dock up your iPod®

Each of the 67 guestrooms features a separate sitting area and marble bathroom, plus microwave and mini-fridge - and if you need more space, all 49 suites have separate parlors. All accommodations include iPod® docks, TVs with HBO, and 90 minutes of free WiFi per day.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 132 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children (16 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2497
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1897
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Fenmore Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston’s small print

Also known as

  • Boston Buckminster
  • Hotel Buckminster Boston
  • Boston Buckminster Hotel
  • Boston Hotel Buckminster
  • Buckminster
  • Buckminster Boston
  • Buckminster Hotel
  • Buckminster Hotel Boston
  • Hotel Boston Buckminster
  • Hotel Buckminster


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 35.00 to 45.00 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston


  • In Fenway–Kenmore
  • Fenway Park - 5 min walk
  • Boston University - 16 min walk
  • Hynes Convention Center - 16 min walk
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts - 19 min walk
  • Copley Place - 25 min walk
  • Boston Public Garden - 32 min walk
  • Boston Common - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 32 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 32 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 38 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 38 min drive
  • Boston-Back Bay Station - 28 min walk
  • Boston-South Station - 10 min drive
  • Boston Forest Hills Station - 13 min drive
  • Fenway Station - 10 min walk
  • Boston University Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Boston University West Station - 19 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 1,019 reviews

Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston
My stay was a good experience. Everybody was nice and the hotel was very clean and comfortable.
Maricela, us3 night trip
Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston
Bad comfort
Heat was not working. Showerhead in bathroom was not working. Got big two bed room suite but could not enjoy.
Shaiful, us3 night trip
Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston
Historic beautiful Buckminster
Historic hotel steps from Fenway Park and Boston University. Some places show the age more than others but beds, pillows all very comfortable.
Lynn, us2 night trip
Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston
Very Good8.0
Basic room in a great area of Boston
Room was clean, great view and comfy bed. Electric outlets need updating and no lights came on when we used switch near door. TV kept going in and out of a program...cable or internet not working?
Thomas, us1 night trip
Boston Hotel Buckminster, Boston
Room was not clean. Despite my multiple phones to change the room it was never changed. Disappointed
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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