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Royal Sonesta Boston

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“the river”(169 reviews)
“art bar”(45 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star 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...
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40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142-1208
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5.3 km to Logan Intl Airport
45 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.6 km from Freedom Trail
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Reviewed yesterday

The room was clean and staffs were very nice. I stayed at this place multiple times before and each time I come, I find something updated in a better shape. The location is perfect near the Charles River.More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded yesterday

Dear dohtyoung, Thank you for your very nice review! We love hearing from repeat guests, especially those who have stayed with us “multiple times,” and appreciate hearing that you enjoy your stay more and more with every visit! While we also love our location along...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

A two night stay before onward travel to Cape Cod. Checking in was very efficient with pleasing helpful staff. A well appointed room with splendid views of the Charles river. Bed very comfortable, plenty of towels, bathrobes and supplies of coffee. The refreshing cucumber water...More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded 11 June 2018

Dear Eastos, Thank you for your wonderfully detailed, five star review! We are so pleased to hear that Royal Sonesta Boston “exceeded” your expectations in so many ways - from the special amenities in your guest room and the “scrumptious” chocolate chip cookies in the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Poor facilities undermine the excellent location and friendly service of this hotel. There is no proper in-room service (food is brought in a brown bag from a restaurant). There is limited bar service at the bars and restaurant. The rooms look shabby.More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded yesterday

Dear Sunjoy2014, We thank you for noting our “excellent location” and “friendly service,” but are sorry to hear that you were displeased with our in-room dining service and the overall appearance of our guest rooms. I believe you may be talking about Studio Express our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed here as my husband had a conference. Hotel is remodeled so rooms are in good condition. However, my main complaint is the mattress and the pillows. They were just too soft for me so I could not even get a good night sleep...More

Thank Nina S
Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded yesterday

Dear Nina S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review; we appreciate you noting the amenities offered by Royal Sonesta Boston that made your stay enjoyable! We love hearing from our guests that they found our associates to go “above and beyond”...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location - around 15-20 minute walk to Boston centre. Beautiful hotel, immaculate and spacious rooms. Worth every penny. Great service. We had a hand basin issue where only one tap worked and was boiling hot. Without even reporting it, the maid resolved by reporting...More

Thank Windmill_12
Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded 6 days ago

Dear Windmill_12, Thank for taking the time to write such a nice review; we are thrilled you enjoyed your recent stay with us! True, our location is great and convenient to many of the top attractions in Boston/Cambridge, but what makes us so proud are...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$203 - US$677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$203 - US$677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from macleank2018 | Reviewed this property |
It was no more then a 20 min walk along the water.
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Edward H
23 January 2018|
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Response from pascalegrenie | Reviewed this property |
very clean hotel. "Pet friendly" doesn't mean the pets actually sleep in the beds!!!! Anyway, no trace of any pets whatsoever when I was staying there; and I certainly will again!
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Jquinn3283
1 October 2017|
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Response from Drakesy | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but also lots of good choices locally
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"Try to get a room with a city view, the view from the other side of the hotel isn't up to much."