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Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
Ranked #5 of 66 Hotels in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 19, 2012

This hotel, now the Royal Sonesta Hotel, was lovely with lots of character and friendly staff, although we did not stay in it while it was The Intercontinental Harbor Court. This hotel is directly across the street from the Inner Harbor with all of its wonderful restaurants and great shopping

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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

We spent one night at this hotel on our way home from Virginia. The hotel was in the process of changing from an Intercontinental Hotel to a Royal Sonesta Hotel on the day we arrived. While I can't fault the staff for the apparent discord and confusion during the changeover, I found their customer helpfulness less than helpful. Our room was adequate, not special, with an unpleasant view of a parking lot. There were no trash pails in the room or bathroom and no ice bucket. We were greeted by $5.00 bottles of water for sale in the room. There were no informative brochures available at the concierge when we asked. We had a breakfast credit but were told we could not have the breakfast buffet, only able to order off of the regular menu.
On the positive side, dinner at the Brighton Restaurant was quite good and Ashley, our server, was outstanding as were Marion, our server for breakfast and Zoe and Joshua, baristas at the Illy espresso bar adjacent to the lobby. Henry the bellhop was helpful and efficient. The location, directly across the street from the science center is unbeatable.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded June 27, 2012

Thank you for your feedback on your visit to the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore. Please accept our apology for the inconveniences you experienced. As I read your comments I completely understand your frustration with the service. As you mentioned we were in the middle of a conversion and it was a very hectic time, although the staff tried their best to make everyone feel at home. Your feedback is helpful in the sense that this will give us a better understanding when it comes time to renovate our rooms.

I am glad to hear that there were some positive notes during your visit. I will be sure to pass along your comments to Ashley, Marion, Zoe and Joshua. They will be delighted to hear that your interaction with them was a pleasant experience.

Thank you.

Regards,
Diane Waite
Relations Manager

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Reviewed June 1, 2012

We stayed here April 1-4. After a long and late arrival by train this was a wonderful finish to the day. Our room had a view of the Harbour and was average size. We ate breakfast in the coffee shop each morning before our daily activities and after a long day of walking the pool and hot tub was most welcome to relieve our feet and muscles. We will stay here again when we return to the city, because it id so convenient.

Room Tip: The extra price for the view is worth it!
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 11, 2017
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  • Stayed: December 2016, traveled on business
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Bob_Haislip, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

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Room Tip: Unbedingt mit Hafenblick buchen, die Aussicht ist es wert.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled on business
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Bob_Haislip, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

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Stayed: September 2017, traveled on business
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Bob_Haislip, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: June 2017, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore

Address: 550 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21202-6099
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Location: United States > Maryland > Baltimore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Baltimore
#4 Luxury Hotel in Baltimore
#4 Romantic Hotel in Baltimore
#6 Family Hotel in Baltimore
#19 Business Hotel in Baltimore
Price Range: $145 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore 4*
Number of rooms: 203
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore is ideally situated on the picturesque waterfront of the Inner Harbor. The hotel is a short walk from the downtown business district and the city's best attractions, including the National Aquarium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, American Visionary Arts Museum, The Maryland Science Center and historic Federal Hill. Many guestrooms and each of the hotel's 21 suites offer stunning views of the Inner Harbor ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Harbor Court Baltimore Hotel Baltimore
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