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Royal Sonesta Boston

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Family and I had travelled here Aug 22-25, 2014 and we loved this Hotel. Great location directly across from Cambridge Galleria, 5 minute walk to Green Line to travel into downtown Boston. Rooms were very clean spacious we had a double Queen that had wonderful views of the river. Staff were extremely helpful and very nice :)The Pool was... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We selected the Royal Sonesta for a business trip as the location looked good and the price was better than other options near our destination in Cambridge. The hotel looks nice, updated lobby and rooms. The restaurant has a great view of the river. Be warned the bathrooms are small or at least my room had a very small bathroom.... More

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

Thank you for your feedback on your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston. We are glad to hear you enjoyed some aspects of your stay, and we will forward your feedback to our team for consideration moving forward. Please note that we do have different size rooms as well as coffee makers available upon request. More

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21 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights (24th&25th) we were upgraded to a superior river views which was fabulous. The room was spacious with a very well equipped bathroom. Staff were helpful and friendly. We were a little apprehensive after reading reviews on Trip Advisor but to be honest the building work didn't effect us at all. Shopping mall across the... More

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Thank you for your review of your recent stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you will consider our hotel again the next time you are in the area. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a king room on a high floor overlooking the river with practically a 180deg view. The room was oddly shaped but spacious enough with all the expected amenities except in room coffee and free water. I later discovered that they provided a coffeemaker if you requested it. We were delighted with the room in every detail except: the... More

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

Thank you for your review! We can't get enough of our views and are glad that you enjoyed them, as well as our location. We're sorry for some of the frustrations you experienced; if you would like to email mmalloy@sonesta.com with your reservation details, we will be sure to follow up on the issues you experienced. Thank you! More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where to begin, first I was travelling for business. They had a corporate credit card on file and I was told they could not process this and I had to pay with my own card. The room itself was tiny, small bed, small bathroom. We had dinner at one of the restaurants, ArtBar, while the setting was nice eating outside... More

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are so sorry to hear of the disappointments you experienced, and we would like to follow up. Could you please email mmalloy@sonesta.com with your reservation details so that we can look into this? Thank you. More

Bernardsville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Sonesta is a very nice hotel and easily accessible to the green "T" line of the Boston subway system. The staff was very helpful, friendly and accessible. The room and bathroom was very clean upon arrival and each day I was there. It is kind of high priced, but that is Boston for you. However, the price was... More

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Thank you for your review of the Royal Sonesta Boston! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you visit us again soon! More

Woking, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ugly building from outside but in its neat and clean Rooms good quality and front of house staff excellent Only real gripe no tea or coffee maker in room Not town centre so need to travel into Boston on the T (underground) which is easy

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Thank you for your review of your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston! We are glad to hear you enjoyed most of your stay. Please note that we do have coffee makers available on request and would be happy to bring one to your room at no charge. We hope that you will choose to stay with us the next... More

Ridgeway, VA
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For the Boston area, we thought this hotel was priced well. It was clean and we recieved a free upgrade for a water view. The window is pretty small but was still nice. The front desk service here was very friendly. They have a great indoor pool as well. It was about a mile or more from most of the... More

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you will visit when our renovations are complete so you can experience the newly renovated hotel. If your friends would like to share information on the room they were dissatisfied with,... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk staff are friendly and helpful. But apart from location, there's not much that is great about this hotel. Rooms have very few conveniences for travelers (no small fridge, no coffee maker). Avoid the older wing of the hotel if you can--and especially the rooms near the elevator--you'll hear the whoosh of the elevators going up and down all... More

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Thank you for your feedback on your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston. We're sorry to hear that your stay was lacking in areas, and we have shared your feedback with our team so that we can keep it in mind as we continuously work on our guest experience. More

Ottawa, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this one on Hotwire and turned out to be a great homebase in Boston. Very clean, modern hotel. Friendly, helpful front desk. About 10 min walk to the Leshmere subway station so very easy to get to Fenway Park and around the city. Would definitely come back.

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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Royal Sonesta Boston! We look forward to having you stay with us the next time you are in the Boston area! 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*
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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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