I stayed at the Courtyard Boston Waltham just last night. It had been a very stressful drive to get there, taking more than twice as long as is usual for me, due to heavy traffic on the MA Turnpike. This caused me to miss a seminar that I had registered for, that was taking place at the hotel. The front desk staff was kind enough to take a written message for the seminar leader, and later made sure to inform me that it had been hand delivered to her.
As I checked in, I noticed the lobby to be spacious, with attractive furniture, and very good lighting. The front desk staff were very pleasant, and check in was swift. I had asked for a room near to the elevator when I reserved the room (which I've done before at other hotels, only to find myself in the room furthest away from the nearest elevator!) and was pleasantly surprised when I got off of the elevator and found my room directly across the hall.
The room was huge, and impeccably clean. A king sized bed, sleeper sofa, and large comfy chair and ottoman were my choices to relax and unwind on. There was a large flat screen TV, and a desk, and a window that could actually be opened to allow air in! The bed was very comfortable, with plenty of extra pillows. A Keurig coffee maker with coffee and fixings was available in the room, as well as an ironing board and iron,and a hairdryer.
The bathroom was spotless, and lovely. Shampoo, conditioner, and soaps were offered, and the decor was very pretty. (and did I mention, spotlessly clean?)
There were even written directions in the room, for easy access to local highways. At check in, I was also given a large list of local restaurants to choose from.
The patio, just off of the lobby, was very inviting, and featured a fire pit and comfy chairs.
I would definitely recommend this hotel to either single travelers, or families, as there is certainly plenty of space for a few people in each room.
What a lovely hotel, with warm, caring staff!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Waltham, you’re located strategically along Route 95/128 (America’s Technology Highway), and only 20 minutes to downtown Boston. You’re merely 10 minutes away from historic Lexington and Concord. Comfortable, chic, and altogether welcoming. Whether you’re here on business, visiting nearby schools, or are a weekend traveler using our perfectly located Waltham hotel as the easiest and most comfortable base from which to explore Greater Boston, we welcome you! Whatever your purpose in visiting, we’re out to make the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Waltham your favorite place to stay in the Boston area. Need Starbucks to start your day? Go no further than our lobby. Also find delicious breakfast and dinner selections at our Bistro. Did you know we have an open-air fire pit? Not to mention our courtyard outdoor oasis, where you can enjoy a breath of fresh air with your morning coffee, or catch the last rays of the day’s sun. In addition to a restaurant, Courtyard by Marriott Waltham features an indoor pool and fitness center. Televisions come with cable/satellite channels. Guest rooms also feature complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, and air conditioning. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Courtyard Boston Waltham Hotel Waltham
- Courtyard Waltham
- Waltham Marriott
- Waltham Courtyard