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Royal Sonesta Boston

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Cambridge
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. The hotel is along the Charles River, and our room had an amazing view of the river and the Downtown Boston skyline. The hotel offers complimentary bicycles that allowed us to explore Cambridge and Boston. What a great amenity! I would definitely stay here again!

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a room facing the Charles river, allowing a great view on Boston. The room was clean and spacious (we had three large suitcases and stored them all conveniently) with a good bathroom. With the kids we used the swimmingpool, which we thought would have some outdoor connection. Maybe the patio doors to a terrace are opened at some... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I had specified a 'quiet' room, I was only advised upon checking in that this would not be available as I had booked through a third party site. This is fair enough, but the hotel could perhaps have attempted to contact me and let me know. Aside from that, it was a nice enough hotel, if a little bit... More

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From very pleasant and courteous staff to well appointed and very luxurious rooms that were very comfortable and beautiful river view. The house keeping staff was superb, restaurants with attractive ambiance and tasty food presented nicely. Caution: you will have company of lovely sparrows from garden!

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We love to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we have passed your feedback on to our team. Please visit us again the next time you are in the Boston area. More

Chicago, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel that is currently under construction. Everything was clean and nice. Front desk workers were fabulous, although you could tell a few were new. Right across the street from the Galleria which was nice because we walked over there daily to get Starbucks. Oh, speaking of coffee, if you want coffee in your room, you have to ask specifically... More

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Royal Sonesta Boston. We are so happy you enjoyed much of your stay and hope to have you visit when our renovations are complete. Please note that an MBTA green line train stop is about a 5 minute walk from the hotel, through the mall. If you do stay with us again, please... More

Cambridge
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Hotel. Have stayed before and wasn't disappointed. Room was very very clean and had all we needed. A fridge, extra pillows, etc. View was unbelievable!!! Wonderful view of Charles river and Boston Skyline. We walked to the Science Museum and there is a mall across the street with restaurants. The T was a little far because the one that... More

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Thanks so much for making us a part of your visit with your grandson! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you visit again soon! More

Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with a great view of the Charles River. Walking distance to Museum of Science and downtown Boston. We also borrowed bikes from the hotel to get around the city. Room was a little pricing but i would still recommend it if wanting to stay in central Boston.

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to share with us and the Tripadvisor community. We hope to see you again soon! More

Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beds are extremely comfortable, it made me want to stay in bed all day. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Bit pricey and under construction but still nice place to stay. Food costly, but yummy.

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We are always happy to hear from our guests, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! Please visit us or one of our Sonesta Hotels properties again soon! More

Zanesville, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very disappointing for a high end hotel. Stayed over the July 4th and wanted to enjoy the so-called outdoor pool. However, they had all the doors closed to it so they could set up more tables for the bar area. Then my wife was kicked out of an area of the outside where they had to hold for "VIP's". However,... More

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RoyalSonesta, Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Royal Sonesta Boston. We are sorry that the outdoor pool area was not accessible during your stay due to a scheduled private event. We have shared your feedback with our team for consideration on how we manage that space in the future. We realize you may not choose... More

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived late in the evening from the W. Coast and there were no food options available at the time, after 11pm. In addition the room was too light, the door didn't block hallway light, and quite noisy.

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston. We're sorry to hear that you were not comfortable, and we have noted your feedback for consideration in the future. If you do choose to stay with us again, please do let us know if we can assist you during your stay. We are always... More

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Additional Information about Royal Sonesta Boston

Address: 40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Sonesta Boston 4*
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Sonesta Hotel Cambridge
Cambridge Sonesta Hotel
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge #4 Family Hotel in Cambridge #6 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge #7 Business Hotel in Cambridge
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Spectacular views surround you at the luxurious Royal Sonesta Hotel 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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