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Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   606 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (South Boston)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice property with friendly employees and good service. It was an easy walk to the convention center from the hotel. If you aren't traveling to Boston for a convention, this one is a bit off the beaten path. Hotel lounge and restaurant were both good and there's a full service Starbucks in the lobby. The mornings mornings were noisy with... More

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We do not normally stay in the South End, but this was an overnight trip to take our daughter back to college, and the Renaissance offered the best price anywhere in Boston for a four-star hotel for the weekend, so we gave it a try. I am sorry we are not staing longer! The property itself is wonderful - stunningly... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel in the the new habour area of Boston. Great restaurants nearby all reasonably priced. Walking distance to downtown for freedom trail or hop on hop off bus tours. In our 2 week east coast tour was the only occasion where wifi in room not free throughout hotel. Free on lobby only - why ? Breakfasts reasonably priced and... More

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Westlake, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long day of sightseeing, I planned to go to bed around 11 as I had an early flight the next day. My room, 516, was over the ballroom, which had a wedding. I felt like the band was in my room. They played until 12:30. The front desk was highly unresponsive. When I asked for the manager, they... More

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Albany, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a hotel close to Blue Hills Pavillion so my daughter and 2 girl friends 17-19 years old could walk to the concert and over the bridge to Fanuiell Hall area. Location Perfect for this! I had called the hotel a few weeks before to request a cot in the room( I do not usually travel with... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New or renovated hotels stayed at the club level rooms. Everything was great BUT the valet drivers need some work in common courtesy. I had a rental and pulled up to pick up my bags that the hotel was holding and was berated/yelled at by the valet b/c I couldn't park and run in to get my bags unless I... More

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Adam M, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate your recent visit to the Renaissance. I regret that your stay was negatively impacted due to a poor interaction with our Valet team. We work closely with an outside company to ensure a consistent level of service throughout the hotel and I apologize that your experience did not reflect that commitment. Rest... More

La Jolla, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, step up from basic rooms. Located near water…true but...Faneuil Hall and the rest of the major attractions are a long walk away. Nightmare as there was no water when we woke on Saturday morning. No fault of the hotel as it was reported to be a water main break. To their credit they did slide a letter under... More

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Adam M, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and your stay with us at the Renaissance. We appreciate your input. I would like to extend my most sincerest apologies for the inconvenience you endured as a result of the unforeseen city water main break early Saturday morning. I can assure you that we place top priority on these... More

West Palm Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for a week in August with the family. The staff was very friendly and allowed us to check-in well before check-in time as we had an early flight. The Navigator was very helpful in pointing us in the direction we wanted. The room itself was comfortable with a great waterfront view, but the hotel is located a bit... More

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Adam M, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I appreciate your kind comments regarding your smooth arrival to our hotel and our team's ability to accommodate an early check in. While the Seaport district is admittedly not as close to some of the historical sights in Boston, there is quite a bit of development in the area that... More

Harrisville, Rhode Island, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight so we could take the Boston harbor tour the nest day.The breakfast was awesome, and the rooms and staff were excellent!!! You would not be disappointed!!! And you are right near the waterfront across the street!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay, room with two beds not very roomy for the price. Extras are pricey, 16.75 for internet. Food is pricey but, has starbucks but not much selection in breakfast food. Front desk and "navigator" very helpful. Located in up and coming area south end of town but several places to eat and short taxi ride to the... More

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Address: 606 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel 3.5*
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