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Royal Sonesta Boston

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$289*
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Chengdu
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room is near the Airport. The room facilities are quite good. I like the gym, swimming pool and changing room. The breakfast is very bad, because the staffs are unfriendly, lazy, unprofessional, and the quality of food is very bad comparing to the hotel ranking. There is no free Wi-Fi.

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Michigan, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our stay at the Royal Sonesta in Boston. The rooms and hotel were extremely clean. It is the perfect location to the T-Rail and the mall for convenience. The food was great. Service was great. We loved Emina the evening housekeeper. She always greeted us with a smile. She played with our 17 month old son and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a conference at the Royal Sonesta in May 2017. The conference rooms were large, the food was copious and delicious and the rooms were excellent. Staff were really kind too - those on the front desk (Hannie) and the restaurant staff as well.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Mamajuliemadeit, Thank you for your review! It's a pleasure that we could make a work trip a bit more enjoyable through delicious food and excellent rooms! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Hannie as well as our restaurant staff!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel for two nights for a business trip. Came recommended by the client and since they were paying it was fine to stay. Check in very smooth and cordial. Room very very small and right next door to the elevator so a bit noisy during peak hours. Bedroom and bath clean, comfortable and well appointed. They charged...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, stratiguy, Thank you for your detailed review on your recent stay. We strive for excellence in all matter of our hospitality and are disheartened to hear that your stay, while seemingly mediocre, just is not up to our standard. We'd love to welcome you back to a stay more than expected. Please be in touch the next time you...

Apalachin, NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the Royal Sonesta Boston while in town for a friend's daughter's bat mitzvah. The hotel room was well appointed, spotless and thoughtfully laid out. The hotel pool is gorgeous, way bigger than you'd expect to find right in the center of a large city. And the banquet facilities were just fantastic. Delicious food, luxurious surroundings....

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, rae607, Thank you for your "5-star" review. It's a pleasure to hear that you had a great stay, and a fabulous celebration at the bat mitzvah! We aim to "wow" and your comments make us proud to do what we do, day in and day out.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very good hotel with excellent decor. I loved the ambiance of the room and common space. The options for dining was good both in the hotel and nearby areas. It was close to the airport (10min drive) and had proximity to Boston. And it had a great view. Loved being there due to courteous staff.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, manasmohanty2017, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments! We very much hope to see you again soon!

Bridgewater, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Cambridge frequently and have come to consider the Royal Sonesta my "go to" hotel. It's a great location along the Charles River with a view of the Boston skyline. It's within a short walk of public transportation and offers a shuttle. The staff is friendly & accommodating. Be sure to request a river view room.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Joel O, Thank you for your review and for making Royal Sonesta Boston your home away from home. We are so proud to be thought of your "go-to" hotel. We await your return!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time staying here and I am impressed. The hotel is about ten minutes walk to the Kendal square redline along the Charles river path with no cars. The rooms and bed are comfortable. What really impressed me was the night light, it automatically turns on when you step out of your bed! It is more affordable than the Marriott....

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Leewho, It's fabulous to hear that your first stay with us left an impression! We very much hope that we will call you a valued part of our Sonesta family with many more visits; and we sincerely await your return!

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just spent two nights at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge and found it very comfortable and we'll appointed. The room had a great bed and pillows, a lounge seating area, plenty of outlets, a refrigerator, decent wine glasses and a small coffee maker. The bathroom was nice, clean, and the room was well maintained. There was an umbrella in...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Lynda R, Your recommendation is our highest honor! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your two nights with us and we hope to see you soon.

South Hadley, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location! kids enjoyed the indoor pool; right by charles river esplanade; small mall across; a lot of restaurants with walking distance; our room had a very nice view of boston skyline. rooms were clean; bellhop was very nice and helpful. will definitely go back.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, scalpel1, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of, what sounds to be, an amazing weekend! We look forward to your next getaway!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: Italian
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views surround you at the luxurious and newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston. Set on the Cambridge side of the Charles River, this distinctive, modern hotel features original contemporary art, exceptional service, and one of the city's best pools. Its ideal location puts you minutes from the best of Boston, with shopping, museums and historic sites all nearby. Known as one of the city's best luxury hotels, all of its 400 well-appointed guest rooms overlook the Charles River, Cambridge or Boston's stunning skyline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Sonesta Boston

Address: 40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $386 - $853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Sonesta Boston 4*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Hotel Cambridge
Cambridge Sonesta Hotel
Sonesta Cambridge
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Green Hotel in Cambridge
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“The river view rooms are best. Great views of the Charles River and Boston skyline.”
joelo407, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“any room facing the water!”
allyxandria, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room further from the elevators”
, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“High room with river view- like 927”
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  • walk-in cupboard
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  • fridge; safe, tea & coffee
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FrankMoffatt, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“The window in our "River view" room was small but it was a good view.”
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