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Royal Sonesta Boston

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Toronto
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Boston for the St. Paddy's day weekend. Stayed at the Royal Sonesta. Very nice hotel. Nice rooms...nice restaurants/bars. Good location. Only issue we had was parking...ridiculous at $75 per night...Royal...you need to change that. Car rental was about $50...have to pay $75 to park...if you are staying here at least offer free parking or at least reasonable...like $10 per...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Sonesta 3 times, 2 times for meeting and once for vacation. It is the best to stay there late spring summer time because the view of charles river and esplanade. I recommend staying there if you are coming to boston April to October..

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, what they don't tell you while you are booking is that it is $42 ($45 valet) a night to park your car. If they do mention on the site I did not find it and so it must have been buried a bit. Other than that shocker, the place was very nice and the staff was very friendly. It...

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

Hello, agagnon722, Thank you so much for leaving your feedback. We very much appreciate your kind words in regards to our courteous associates and nice rooms. We do apologize that our parking information was not readily available for you. We are taking account of how it is placed and are looking into updated. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel has a friendly staff, and a decent location if you have a car. The king room we were assigned was small with a view of gravel and a very small shower. I didn't mind because I was looking forward to swimming in the pool. The website says that it is a large salt water lap pool with slow...

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We sincerely appreciate any and all feedback as it helps us to create a better hotel experience for all. I do sincerely apologize for the state in which you found our pool. We reserve our pool and pool area for guests only and do not allow outside use. We...

Dryden, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a very good hotel that is within walking distance of all historic areas in Boston and the Garden. Quiet hotel with all amenities and comfortable beds and modern rooms. Front desk, room cleaners and door men were very friendly and efficient group! Taxis available at all times out front and the hotel is right on the Charles River....

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

Hello, Carp2469, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great trip - for both business and pleasure. We are one of the few hotels that offer amenities for both a productive working stay as well as one riddled with adventure and exploration within walking distance! We very...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was ideal from start to finish. We were checked in within minutes and immediately went to our room with an amazing view of the river. We were able to easily walk to the TD Garden to watch the Bruins game. The weather was freezing so we spent more time than usual in the hotel, but we did not...

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

Hello, Shari M, Thank you for your detailed review on your recent stay! It appears that each aspect of your stay was perfect! We very much look forward to your return visit - perhaps when the weather is a bit warmer?

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town with my son to attend PAX East this past weekend and was delighted to stay here again. Even though it was not a convention hotel, I chose to stay here because I knew we would be comfortable. We were not in the hotel that much, but when we were, I appreciated the quality of this hotel....

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

Hello, Mae I, Thank you kindly for your detailed review! It's a pleasure to hear that you have experienced great hospitality and comfort with us since 2010! And, thank you for the feedback. You are certainly correct - there are always ways to improve our experiences. I've passed your thoughts along to our management team, and they will certainly be...

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel this march on a buisness trip, The location was excellent, Only 15 mins or so from Logan airport. Is very close to Cambrige Galleria mall(across the street) The facilities were very good, the room was spacious and the bed very comfy. The hotel is only 15 minutes from Newbury street or so. And also the Museum...

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

Hello, Jón V, Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave your comments. We are thrilled that your stay warranted "5-Stars" and that you were able to take advantage of everything that Royal Sonesta Boston has to offer. We very much look forward to your return visit!

Rockland, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for my birthday weekend. I like this hotel for it's location - it's right across the river from Boston in Cambridge. It's right across the street from the Cambridgeside Galleria and you can find this hotel at a very reasonable price compared to other Boston hotels. There is overnight parking right at the hotel,...

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

Hello, Danielle O, Happiest of birthdays - it's a pleasure to have celebrated with you! I am so glad that you were able to experience our hospitality and all that the city and our hotel have to offer! We do offer 24-hour room service for the next time you visit. Please ask the front desk for more details upon check-in!

cohasset, ma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, updated, sleek rooms. Common spaces and restaurants are gorgeous and right on the Charles River. Great location if you want to get out and run or walk on the Esplanade. Also, there's a wonderful smell in the hotel -- maybe eucalyptus? Great indoor pool for the kiddos too.

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

Hello, mamaanna, Thank you for your review! You are right - our hotel is perfect for a runner! With the famous Charles River running and walking paths located right outside of our doors, taking in the Boston skyline and the river couldn't be any easier. Thank you for your comment on the lobby scent - we do sell a candle...

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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 

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Address: 40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: RM1,118 - RM2,664 (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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