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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the hotel and were amazed at how well maintained the property was, and how beautiful the views of the river were. At check in we received our room which had a gorgeous view of the river and was well kept and clean. The kids enjoyed the salt water pool immensely. We were able to walk to the...

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Ponoka, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This property is top notch!!! What a gem. The rooms are so clean and elegantly furnished. There are lots of dining choices from Starbucks to elegant dining. The hotel is located directly across the street from a mall with lots of shops, restaurants and a food court. The staff are very accommodating at this property. I would highly recommend this...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, TravelGal011070, Hi Jolpin, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at Royal Sonesta Boston. Your recommendation is our highest honor, and we are so glad that you were able to take advantage of our amazing location, close to attractions. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Hotel, quiet, very well located, you can reach the city center by foot, it’s not very far. The view from the room was stunning, with the river and the city skyline on background. The bedroom was very big, with plenty of space and clean as well. As it was Thanksgiving, the hotel was well decorated, not overcrowded and there...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Fab2L, Thank you so much for choosing Royal Sonesta Boston. It's a pleasure to welcome you for one of our favorite holidays! I am so glad that you were able to experience a Boston fall, complete with stunning river views! Please be in touch the next time you are in town; we are looking forward to having you back.

Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Building looks to be from the late 60's or 70's. Rooms have been greatly updated. However noise from the hallways carries right into the room. The desk has a glass top. And as you fellow road warriors know, standard laser mice do not work on a glass top. Why these designers still have a job is beyond me. So bring...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Matthew H, Thank you kindly for your review. It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the service of our amazing catering associates. I am happy to hear that they were able to assist with your lemon preferences. I do apologize for the opportunities with your mouse - we would have been happy to ensure that...

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

There were multiple issue during my stay. First of all I waited to check in for about 15 minutes, while people worked behind the desk, slipped into the back room, came back out and then took a call. At one time there were 3 people there. One was helping a group of people. My curtains were shredded, not ripped, but...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Betty B, We sincerely appreciate your review. I sincerely apologize that your stay did not fully live up to your expectations. I can assure you that a quick is swift check-in is Sonesta standard and your feedback has been noted. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Gazman and Rosa - our associates are certainly...

Cambridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice rooms, comfortable and clean. Bathroom was a bit small, but room itself was nice. Appreciate the in-room fridge, but frustrated at the lack of USB/charging spots. I felt that there should've been one by the bed!? Very pleasant and easy check in. Kids loved the pool and plenty of food options close by. We liked the Blaze Pizza on...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, HilaryV23, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay. It's always a pleasure to hear that a guest enjoyed their stay and would return. We also very much appreciate your feedback - it is feedback like yours that helps us to improve each and every day. We strive to make all of the comforts of home readily...

United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 5 days in this Hotel and I must say was surprised. Hotel grounds are large and comfortable. Location is excellent, near metro and in front of the Cambridge side mall with all sort of famous brand stores and great places to eat. Staff very efficient and friendly. Definitely recommend for those visiting Cambridge or wants to avoid Boston crowd...

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Rafael R, Thank you for choosing Royal Sonesta Boston for your home-away-from-home for five days! We strive to surprise through small details and personalized service and are thrilled that it resonated with you. We very much look forward to your return!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of the RSH is awesome! Located on the river and walking distance to many of Boston's greatest attractions! Mall is across the street with pubs and plenty of shops! I recommend staying at this fine hotel whenever in Boston!

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, ttttlinton, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing Royal Sonesta Boston. Our location is among our best assets and we are glad you were able to take advantage of our local attractions and restaurants. We hope that you will join us again, soon!

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Sonesta is within walking distance of businesses and shopping. The room was reasonable size with decent lightening. Outlets were well placed. The room was quiet and the bed comfortable. WiFi reasonably fast. Breakfast was not included. the hotel staff were friendly and professional.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Cynthia P, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay. Our location certainly cannot be beat when looking for a hotel that is centrally located and close to local businesses and shopping! May we suggest booking our new Breakfast for $! package to include a $10 Studio credit for only a dollar more? Studio hosts...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night and had a very good experience. Room was spacious, clean and well appointed. Bed very comfortable. Very close to shopping and other amenities. Breakfast not included - but lots of options in the hotel and nearby.

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RoyalSonestaBoston, General Manager at Royal Sonesta Boston, responded to this review

Hello, Sue O, Thank you so much for providing us with comments about your recent stay. We are so glad that you enjoyed our spacious guest rooms and amenities. We do have several guest room package options that include breakfast. We hope your next stay may result in a fantastic review of our Breakfast for #1 package our our Bed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views surround you at the luxurious and newly renovated Royal Sonesta 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 

Additional Information about Royal Sonesta Boston

Address: 40 Edwin Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cambridge
Price Range: $207 - $697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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 Family Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Business Hotel in Cambridge
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Green Hotel in Cambridge
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambridge
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“If you can get a higher floor room facing the river is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelGal011070, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The river view is fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles Fab2L, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the elevators to have less noise issues.”
 of 5 bubbles 78MatthewH, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the river! Beautiful View!”
 of 5 bubbles ttttlinton, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Boston/river view is good”
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