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Views of Fenway and <em>three</em> top restaurants

Boasting choice views of (and a three-block walk to) historic Fenway Paaaaaahk, Hotel Commonwealth's a 149-room luxury Kenmore Square boutique that's connected to not one, not two, but three of the City's top restaurants & bars

This is the lobby. It's elegant. Feel free to return with a leather-bound copy of Catcher in the Rye for some late-night reading/showing off

If you know who won the American League Cy Young Award in 1943 (correct answer: Spud Chandler!!!), then congratulations, you've gained access to HC's acclaimed Baseball Suite

Assuming Carl Everett's staying in the Baseball Suite that weekend, opt instead for an equally apportioned room with a view...of baseball Mecca, that is

Because you can't spend the entire day staring out the window, make your way down to the Hawthorne's "Hey, this looks like my Uncle's basement smoking den" Stone Room. You have that uncle, right

That's where the Hub's premier mixologist, Jackson Cannon, will give you a Dutch Oven. Seriously though, that's the name of his signature Barrel Aged Bols Genever and Peychaud's Bitters-blended cocktai

Now, pick yourself up and literally walk across the hall to Island Creek Oyster Bar and nod approvingly at the booth-to-ceiling steel caged wall filled with tens of thousands of oyster shells..

...before nourishing yourself on their relatives

As if that's not enough, settle in downstairs for a nightcap as you appreciate the late-night bustle of one of Boston's top cocktaileries, Eastern Standard.