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Royal Sonesta Boston

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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average8%
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked this hotel due to prices being a bit cheaper in Cambridge rather than downtown Boston, however, the location is actually a short walk over the bridge into downtown! So Cambridge prices with a fantastic location. Customer services was also exceptional!More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded yesterday

Dear ssande133663, We love our location - so glad you did too! We are convenient to all the top sites and attractions in both Boston and Cambridge, plus, we can boast about our panoramic river views! Thank you for taking the time to write such...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I recently stayed in the Royal Sonesta Boston - the room was nice and had an incredible view of across the Charles River ( I think this was an upgraded room with a larger view). I had breakfast downstairs at ArtBar one morning and sat...More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Valerie H, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us! We are so glad that you enjoyed the views of the Charles River from your guest room - and from ArtBar while you had an al fresco breakfast...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic location! Our room was very clean and comfortable. The shower was fantastic (note: I was assigned a handicapped room and I'm not sure if the other rooms are similar) and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel was very clean and modern. The only...More

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Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded yesterday

Dear JHIthaca, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review following your recent stay with us! We are so glad you enjoyed your “clean and comfortable” accommodations! In regard to the “fragrance smell” in the lobby, we apologize that it disturbed you. This...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked the Sonesta because many of their rooms overlook the Charles River, and because thus hotel isn't in the middle of the chaotic busy downtown Boston area. Just a few dollars away by Lyft, you can enjoy downtown Boston but not have to deal...More

Thank Esther84
Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded 2 days ago

Dear Esther84, It is so nice to hear about your successful college reunion - and how your accommodations at Royal Sonesta Boston contributed to your wonderful time! We pride ourselves on offering our guests a unique experience due to our location - close and convenient...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at the Sonesta while travelling across Boston - and it was a great stay. Room - not the largest we stayed in, but adequate. Nice seating area - nice fixtures. Decent sized closet. We received a river view - which was nice to wake...More

Thank Jason T
Response from RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta BostonResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jason T, We are so glad you enjoyed a “great stay” at Royal Sonesta Boston! Thank you for taking the time to highlight a few of the notable amenities and features: our comfortable guest rooms (many with wonderful views of the Charles River!), our...More

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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
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Price range
US$197 - US$604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#2 River View Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Trendy Hotel in Cambridge
#11 Centrally Located Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$197 - US$604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#2 River View Hotel in Cambridge
#4 Trendy Hotel in Cambridge
#11 Centrally Located Hotel in Cambridge
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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gkd86
12 June 2018|
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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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"Get the water view room. It tops of the room and all the amenities."
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"Ask for a room with a view if you can enjoy it. Check the cost of parking which may be expensive for those..."
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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."
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