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1 room, 2 adults

No. 284, Boston

4-star4 stars
284 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, United States of America

Upscale guesthouse, steps from Hynes Convention Center
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • This property is a total gem! We recently stayed for four nights and loved everything-…Jan. 2, 2020
  • Home away from home. Great room and breakfast. The art!Dec. 11, 2019

No. 284, Boston

from $212 CAD
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Petite Queen)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Luxe Queen)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Luxe Kings)
  • Standard Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Queen Suites)
  • Standard Penthouse, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Penthouse)
  • Studio (Ground Floor)

What’s around No. 284, Boston


  • In Back Bay
  • Hynes Convention Center - 3 min walk
  • Prudential Tower - 4 min walk
  • Copley Place - 9 min walk
  • Copley Square - 11 min walk
  • Fenway Park - 15 min walk
  • Northeastern University - 18 min walk
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) - 16 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base) - 15 min drive
  • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial) - 29 min drive
  • Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field) - 29 min drive
  • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal) - 34 min drive
  • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal) - 37 min drive
  • Boston-Back Bay Station - 13 min walk
  • Boston Yawkey Station - 18 min walk
  • Boston Ruggles Station - 24 min walk
  • Hynes Convention Center Station - 5 min walk
  • Copley Station - 9 min walk
  • Prudential Station - 11 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 23 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1880
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

No. 284, Boston’s small print

Also known as

  • No. 284 Guesthouse Boston
  • No. 284 Guesthouse
  • No. 284 Boston
  • No. 284 Boston
  • No. 284 Guesthouse
  • No. 284 Guesthouse Boston


State tax ID - C0015250351

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

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

FAQs for No. 284, Boston

  • Does No. 284 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, No. 284 does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at No. 284?
    Sorry, there's no parking at No. 284.
  • Are pets allowed at No. 284?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at No. 284?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near No. 284?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Pour House (2-min walk), McGreevy's Boston (2-min walk), and Sonsie (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 495 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Will stay again
Very clean and close to T subway and options to eat and shop. Very quite. I did inquire about gluten free earlier when booking and told this was available. When I arrived the first morning the friendly attendant could not speak enough English to understand. I guess all of the fruit is gluten free. But I will stay here again.
Jerry, ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
“Wowed” and very happy with it.
We wanted an hotel within walking distance of downtown and chose No. 284, partly based on distance from town and that it was not a “cookie-cutter” hotel. No. 284 was anything but “cookie cutter”. We prefer to stay in small, privately run accommodations so that we can feel more at home. We were not disappointed. The art-themed ambiance and authentic works make this a truly unique residence. Our room was just right for a couple, with a clean and modern bathroom. In spite of the fact that the room was at street level, noise was at a minimum. Good coffee and tasty breakfasts included items for those with specific dietary requirements - another nice touch. We would heartily recommend this hotel to anyone who loves comfort and art. Having breakfast in front of a Damien Hirst original was a treat.
Simon, ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of the best stay!
One of the best stays. Location was perfect, very central, close to everything. Staff were great and stored my bags as I arrived prior to my room being ready. The library downstairs had a fire place and a cozy place to relax with stocked fridge with refreshments and snacks available. The breakfast was just right, the best granola! My room was rather small but it was very comfortable and the bed and linens allowed for a very good sleep.
GABRIEL, ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best place for Fenway Park.
We stayed there one night for a Red Sox game at the Fenway Park. The staff was incredable, continental breakfast with very good coffee. I am a picky person and this place exceeded my expectation, I will stay there again for sure. Be aware there is no parking but there is public parking close by for about $45 (It cost me $62 because I left the car there the next day to visit downtown which is at 30 minutes walk)
Patrick, ca1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Wonderful stay,wonderful location!! The bathroom was tiny, but that was the only fault.
Richard, caFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff was incredibly nice , Location was beautiful and well maintained! Will be staying again without a doubt !
Ryan, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A true gem with Boston on the doorstep we had a wonderful weekend, highly recommend! We will return👏👏
JACKIE, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful room!! Perfect and comfortable.
Neo, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect Location for Exploring the Best of Boston
Perfect location for exploring the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhoods. Great access to public transportation, fantastic restaurants and an easy cab/uber or even walk across the Charles to Cambridge. Beautifully kept property that truly gives you the feel of what it is like to live in the heart of the city. We lived a few blocks from this property for almost 30 years and it felt like returning home during our visit.
Ron, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Original art collection, Great location
My room was amazing! Plus the original art collection was exciting. Great value for the service and even better location.
Rachel, us1 night business trip

No. 284, Boston

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