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Royal Sonesta Boston

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Boston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Royal Sonesta for 4 nights in March 2017, and unfortunately my visit did not go as smoothly as I would have liked. I chose the Royal Sonesta because I was traveling for work and my company was the hotel's "Company of the Month." The Company of the Month perks included free bottled water, late check out,...

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

Hello, l_poppie, Thank you, once again, for your comments. We had tried to be in touch on Yelp, as we sincerely appreciate any feedback - both bad and good. While the Company of the Month program is a new initiative for us, our goal is to make our guests feel especially welcome. Your review has highlighted a number of issues...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was torn between staying in Boston or Cambridge for my first visit to Massachusetts. So pleased I went with Cambridge and picked the Royal Sonesta. Excellent location and very friendly staff. Loved it.

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Cambridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Royal Sonesta Boston multiple times over the last year. I look forward to each trip because I know the treatment I will receive. The staff greets me enthusiastically and calls me by my name.

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Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I didn't get the opportunity to spend a lot of time to explore the area, staying at the Royal Sonesta was a great choice. The staff were very friendly and helpful from the time I arrived late at night to the next day when I had to check out and they stored my luggage for me. The room I...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meeting at the Boston convention center, however nearby hotels were booked. Hotel a short ride from Convention center. My room was clean, modern and pleasantly decorated. Riverview was a wonderful. Ordered room service. The New England clam chowder was not very good which was disappointing in the city of clam chowder. Overall, a very pleasant stay and will...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated right on the Charles RIver - this hotel is a modern and clean hotel. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. In the early days of my trip the taxi's to downtown Boston were on average $10 plus tip per trip - I then used the subway! This is so easy to use! Ther was a large shopping...

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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and helpful - more so than even a good hotel. The room was spacious, bath towels were quite large and thick. The view was incredible - looking out over the Charles River. I was within walking distance to MIT, Harvard, the Freedom Trail, the Science Museum, and others. I can't say enough good things about this...

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

Hello, pbear1952, Thank you for leaving one of our favorite reviews! It is our goal to make all guests feel like royalty and are so pleased that they were met with you! We very much hope to welcome you back soon!

Cambridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, large rooms great bathrooms, for me plenty of hot water. Staff was friendly, easy access to local restaurants, bars and shopping. Hotel has a great restaurant and bar for guests to enjoy. I had a wonderful view from my room. There was nothing I could ask for.

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

Hello, michelelF3885NK, We pride ourselves on offering amenities that are important to all of our guests - including plenty of hot water! We hope to welcome you back soon!

Wallingford, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Night in Boston for a Bruins game. Very nice, modern, clean hotel. We had a view of the Charles River and the Bunker Hill Memorial bridge from our room. Walking distance to the TD Garden and all the great restaurants on Causeway St.

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

Hello, Katherine L, A pleasure to read your review - we are certainly one of the best hotels from which to take in a Bruins game or an event at the TD Garden. Only walking distance with beautiful Boston skyline views! We hope to welcome you back!

honolulu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy checkin/checkout; room very spacious for three people; comfortable queen-sized beds; shower was powerful; close to MIT, Harvard, and Boston University for college visit. Shopping mall across the street didn't have desirable anchor stores so we didn't shop. We were invited by the front desk to enjoy complimentary wine, cookies, and cider in the lobby in the evening. Parking was...

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

Hello, travelingron, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope you had a great visit to our local colleges and universities! Your feedback will no doubt be very helpful for other students and parents looking to explore the city for similar reasons! We hope we may be able to welcome you back soon!

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: Italian
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM1,233 - RM2,593 (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 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Green Hotel in Cambridge
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“ask for view of boston”
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