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4.4 out of 5

"The view was amazing. Hotel staff was great, pool area was clean. We've stayed here many times and it never disappoints. " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 20 Apr 2021

Hotel Description

4-star hotel near TD Garden

Close to airport

Your stay at this East Cambridge hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of TD Garden and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Boston Common are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 18 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and concierge services.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

In addition to free WiFi, the 400 guestrooms offer room service and LCD TVs. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls are also available.

Room, 1 Queen Bed, River View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$169* Per night/room Jun 27 - Jun 28

Executive Suite, River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Accessible River View King Bathtub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One King Bed River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cambridge View King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Accessible Cambridge View King Bathtub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Royal Sonesta Boston ratings based on 12 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 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Royal Sonesta Boston

Everyone (5) Couples (1) Family (5)
4 out of 5

Posted by on May 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 15, 2021 by Eduardo

Thank you for your rating.

5 out of 5
The view was amazing. Hotel staff was great, pool area was clean. We've stayed here many times and it never disappoints.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 20, 2021 by Eduardo

Thank you for your comments and rating!

1 out of 5
Wasn't able to check in but still was charged. I contacting travelocity several times tonight. After 3 different agents I was told, I'm now out of cancelation range.

Posted by on Jan 11, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 11, 2021 by Eduardo

Our records show that you had a prepaid, non refundable reservation. I believe that is why you were unable to change it with Travelocity.

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 Oct 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 19, 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 Sep 24, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 26, 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 Aug 19, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 20, 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 Jun 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 24, 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 Jun 15, 2019

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Jun 17, 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 Mar 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 1, 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 Mar 17, 2019

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Property Features

Royal Sonesta Boston offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 28000 square feet (2601 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Royal Sonesta Boston also features a terrace, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Cambridge hotel.

  • 400 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 28000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2601 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Logan International Airport (BOS) (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: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Royal Sonesta Boston offers 400 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. This Cambridge hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

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

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

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 75 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 30 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Tax ID - C0015760490

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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 may be 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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. The tax ID number is C0015760490. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Credit card pre-authorization
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • State tax ID - C0015760490
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 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.

Optional extras

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

  • Covered self parking fee: USD 42 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per night

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

Hotel Names

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  • Royal Sonesta Boston Cambridge
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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.