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84 out of 100

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Safe area

Pet-friendly

Boutique

The Godfrey Hotel Boston

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9.0

Excellent (15,920 ratings)

Boston, United States - 

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560 m Boston Common

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770 m Newbury Street

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770 m Quincy Market

Hotel Overview

The Godfrey Hotel Boston is generally well-received by guests, drawing attention to its prime location, quality of services, and overall atmosphere. Occupying a notable position in the heart of Boston, this hotel provides guests with a comfortable and stylish stay, enhanced by attentive staff and modern amenities. While it garners much praise, there are also some aspects that some guests feel could be improved.

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Hotel highlights

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Service

Location

  1. Central Location: Ideal for exploring the city, with many attractions within walking distance.
  2. Friendly Staff: Many reviews highlight the welcoming and helpful nature of the staff.
  3. Modern Amenities: Guests appreciate the up-to-date facilities and conveniences available throughout the hotel.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: The accommodations are frequently described as clean, comfortable, and well-appointed.
  5. Atmospheric Ambiance: The stylish design and atmosphere of the hotel make for a pleasant stay.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy Environments: Some guests report noise issues, either from the street or within the hotel.
  2. Price Point: For some, the cost of a stay at this hotel is perceived as high relative to the value received.
  3. Limited On-Site Dining: The options for dining within the hotel are mentioned as somewhat limited by a few guests.
  4. Room Size: A number of reviews indicate that the rooms, particularly the bathrooms, might be on the smaller side for some preferences.
  5. Connectivity Issues: There are occasional mentions of difficulties with the Wi-Fi service.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Parking available

Parking available

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Laundry

Laundry

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Total 15,920 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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agoda

197 Reviews

8.8 / 10

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booking

6,638 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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google

1,824 Reviews

4.5 / 5

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tripadvisor

7,261 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 640 times

6% Negative88% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Candi7 months ago
4/5Google icon

Location is excellent and the rooms are fairly nice sized for being a hotel right in the city. Valet staff are kind and courteous. Rooms and property are clean and the maintenance staff are wonderful!! Front desk staff was another story. Our room was prepaid in full before arriving. On arrival my card was charged twice for a deposit but the staff member was correcting it. We came back to our room in the evening after several hours and found ourselves locked out of the room with all our possessions inside. When we went to the desk the agent said they deleted the deposit and needed my card a 3rd time. She was not nice and acted like it was our fault. She made a big deal that they had been calling and said we had ignored their calls. No calls had been made to my cell phone. Staff apparently was leaving messages on a phone in a room that we were locked out of. It was ridiculous and the attitude of the desk person really spoiled the whole stay. I've never been locked out of a room before either. They literally have my car and all our things worth more than a deposit.

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Paul Mallia7 months ago
4/5Google icon

We liked the property location and the Godfrey building itself including Ruka, George Howell's Coffee, and the lobby area. The rooms were decorated nicely, very clean, and spacious, but for the price, we expected more. Staff were also very friendly and efficient. Like several other hotels, the Godfrey has some type of eco or air-limiting functioning that makes it where you can get the room nice and cold during the day, but in later night hours (under the typical assumption that guests are sleeping) it appears that the fan output and temperature are significantly limited, making it rather warm to sleep if you like it colder. Additionally (and I'm sure this is not the case with all rooms), our shower door was not level, so it was consistently open about an 1-2 inches away from the frame, making showers drafty and also leaving much water on the floor. The rooms also come with smart remotes custom to each room, our left button was broken making it very difficult to browse, and impossible to log into any of the streaming services. The amenities list said a mini bar, but there is no refrigerator just so you know ahead of time. My wife and I were barely in the room except for later at night to sleep, so it wasn't worth complaining about the aforementioned issues. Overall, the hotel itself, location (safe for a city), restaurant and café are nice, but for the price (> $350/night in August), you'd expect much more from the rooms. Valet parking is pricey ($60/night), but there are multiple other parking garages within a 1-block radius.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 242

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Number of floors 11

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Year Built 2016

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

9

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238

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88

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Boston Common

560 m

Newbury Street

770 m

Quincy Market

770 m

New England Aquarium

1.05 km

TD Garden

1.26 km

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Getting around

Downtown Crossing Station

140 m

South Station

630 m

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Airports Nearby

Logan International Airport (BOS)

11.5 km

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Restaurants

Caffe Nero

140 m

McDonald's

140 m

Bakey

210 m

George Howell Coffee

Nearby

Thinking Cup Coffee

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

56 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

26 out of 100

Unsafe

Boston safety index

Safety

Crime

84

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

84 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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69

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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80

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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70

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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84

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

66

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

66 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

69

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Mugging or robbery  64/100

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Car theft  56/100

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Car break-ins  65/100

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Home break-ins  56/100

Violent crime severity

High

72

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Physical attacks  62/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  48/100

Other crime severity

High

78

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Insult or harassment in public  61/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  71/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.1 - $4.5

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Coffee

$2.7 - $8.4

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4.9

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.6 - $45.4

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$2 - $4.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$59 - $181.5

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.2 - $22.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.9 - $13.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.1 - $4.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$68.1 - $104.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$36.3 - $90.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$27.2 - $158.8

Weather In Boston

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Precipitation In Boston

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.512

PM1022

45

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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