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4.4 out of 5

"Wonderful view of the Charles River. Great indoor pool, restaurant and bar. Walk across the street to a mall. Walking distance to the train. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 15 Oct 2019

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Museum of Science

In Cambridge

Within a 15-minute walk of this East Cambridge hotel, you'll find Museum of Science and Kendall Square. TD Garden and Massachusetts General Hospital are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Dining options, 2 bars/lounges

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Valet parking, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also offered.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

In addition to free WiFi, the 400 guestrooms offer room service and LCD TVs. Premium bedding, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available.

One King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
C$195* Per night/room 28 Feb. - 29 Feb.

Executive Suite, River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Non-Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, River View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One King Bed River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Non-Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Royal Sonesta Boston ratings based on 89 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Royal Sonesta Boston

Everyone (9) Couples (1) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Wonderful view of the Charles River. Great indoor pool, restaurant and bar. Walk across the street to a mall. Walking distance to the train.

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Nov. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here in Boston, and we look forward to your return. All the best, Royal Sonesta Boston

5 out of 5
Location was very handy for various activities. Front desk and Valet persons were very helpful and friendly. Quiet overall even though there were several activities.

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Sep. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

We are delighted to read that our convenient Cambridge location, close to many local attractions, allowed you to make the most of your getaway and that our friendly staff made you feel right at home. We enjoyed having you as our guest, and we look forward to hosting you again the next time you visit the Boston area. Sincerely, Royal Sonesta Boston

5 out of 5
Modern updates are nice, pool is nice. what happened to the hot tub?

Posted by on 19 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Aug. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip to Boston. We are delighted to learn that you appreciated the updates since your last visit, though as you noted, we do not currently offer a hot tub. We invite our guests to take a dip or relax poolside at our atrium-style pool, and we are glad to read that this was a highlight of your trip. We thank you once more for all your feedback, and we hope that you will join us again soon. Sincerely, Royal Sonesta Boston

4 out of 5
River view was fabulous but for the first time ever... the bathroom was rather small

Posted by on 22 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Jun. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

We are delighted to read that our river views took your breath away! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we appreciate learning about your stay, and we hope to welcome you again on your next visit to the Boston area. Sincerely, Royal Sonesta Boston

5 out of 5
Good for multi-generational traveling party. Staff quite helpful.

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

Thank you! We are delighted to read that you found our hotel to be perfect for the whole family, and we look forward to hosting you again on your next Boston getaway. Sincerely, Royal Sonesta Boston

4 out of 5
Great location, clean. Staff was ok but not overly helpful.

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Apr. 2019 by hotel_mgmt_team_365

Thank you for sharing your feedback. While we are pleased to learn that our convenient location and attention to detail left you impressed, we regret that our service fell short of expectation. Our staff prides themselves on offering personalized and attentive service, and we hope to have another chance to show you this on a future trip to Boston. Sincerely, Royal Sonesta Boston

5 out of 5
It is spacious and accommodating ...Art Bar food was good

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Service was very good rooms were always clean and neat facilities or very nice

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
The hotel was beautiful and the staff was excellent. Only issue we had was that the roon was a little warmer than we would have liked, even after we turned the thermostat down. Other than that, it was pefe CD t and rge view was phenomenal!!

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Was a good experience with in walking distance of lots of history

Posted by on 2 Apr. 2018

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Property Features

Royal Sonesta Boston offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. The business-friendly Royal Sonesta Boston also features a terrace, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Cambridge hotel is smoke free.

  • 400 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) (6.6 km / 4.1 mi)
  • Train station: Boston North Station (1.7 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Lechmere Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Royal Sonesta Boston offers 400 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:00 AM.

ArtBar - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Dante - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Studio - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 50 per night.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 100 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 35 lbs)
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmationService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

This property will place an authorization on credit cards for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. The tax ID number is C0015760490.

  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Tax ID - C0015760490
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, USD 7 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 42 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 45 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 50 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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