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Royal Sonesta Boston

4.0 of 5 40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I first stayed at this property nearly 20 years ago when it was affiliated with the Intercontinental chain and enjoyed my stay - great location and good views. Given the uptick in the economy, the proximity to the exploding Cambridge biotech hub and competition from other hotels, I thought this would be a exceptional stay. Wrong. The amenities in the... More 

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Thank you for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear about the disappointment you experienced and would like to follow up with our team. Could you please email mmalloy@sonesta.com with your reservation details? Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived, to the moment we checked out every staff member at the Royal Sonesta was friendly and efficient. I have stayed at many luxury hotels in the past and I can't remember a staff as wonderful as this one. Since the completion on the renovation the lobby is warm and welcoming and the rooms comfortable and... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your experience at the Royal Sonesta Boston! We have forwarded this review to our team; we strive for a wonderful guest experience and we all appreciate the feedback! We hope you will consider staying with us the next time you are in the Boston area. More 

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25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very upscale hotel. Love the way look inside. Room are very nice and CLEAN!!!! In the bathroom big bottles of lotion (love it) Located in great location close to shopping mall and restaurants.... Front desk people extremely nice and helpful. Definitely enjoyed my stay !!!!!

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

We love your review, thank you! We are always so happy to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us. We hope to have you stay with us the next time you are in the Boston area. More 

Kirkland, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why send out a post stay questionnaire (arrived the day I was back home) when you do not react to information provided to you on it? I attended a conference at this hotel, my husband and niece were traveling with me. Late on Saturday afternoon, we received a call from our niece who was in the room's second bathroom telling... More 

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Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the bad experience that you had, and we will be following up with you immediately. More 

Falmouth, Maine
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and got a good rate right from calling the hotel directly.we did our homework on the Internet first. We got a free Riverview upgrade. The room had all the amenities and service was excellent. The downstairs bar was busy and had good energy after we got back from dinner. Parking is the same price with or... More 

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Thank you very much for your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope that you will consider us the next time you are in the Boston area. More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 nights at this wonderful hotel,close to everything ,with a beautiful view of the city,great rooms and excellent customer service,lots of restaurants at walking distance and a mall just across de street,i will definitively stay there again when in Boston!

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

We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for taking the time to write a review, and we look forward to seeing you the next time you are in the Boston area. More 

Blonduos, Iceland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there with good friends at the end of November and the beginning of December. 1. Room was clean and big. 2. Breakfast was excellent. 3. Service at the desk and in the front was great. 4. Fast Wi-fi 5. Price reasonable. 6. Located in Cambridge, close to a mall and not to long walk downtown. Taxi about $10... More 

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We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for taking the time to write a review; we look forward to having you stay with us the next time you are in the Boston area. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th or 5th stay at the Royal Sonesta in Boston and each time it gets better and better. They have done wonders with the lobby, it's a "WOW"! Especially the fireplace wall. Everything is hip, elegant and so clean. They were getting ready for Christmas and all the trees and decorations were color coordinated, very pretty. The... More 

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Wow! Your review certainly made our day! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Boston! More 

Morristown, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights, the toilet clogged twice. I had to call the front desk twice on the second time because they forgot to call the maintenance person. I also booked my room with Promo code: RSBMEMP and the front desk never gave me the coupon for the free pastry. They never even heard of the promo, they made... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so sorry to hear about your disappointing experience and would like to follow up. Please email mmalloy@sonesta.com with your reservation details so we can look into the issues you experienced. More 

Derbyshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm currently sitting in the Art Bar of the hotel and felt compelled to write this review. What a wonderful hotel! I honestly don't understand any negative comments made about it. The rooms are clean, beautiful and spacious. The beds are comfortable and the bathrooms are modern. The staff are friendly and efficient... I couldn't improve this hotel if I... More 

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We love to hear that you enjoyed our hotel! Thank you for taking the time to write a review! More 

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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*
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
#4 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
#10 Business Hotel in Cambridge

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