Royal Sonesta Boston

40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA 02142 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4 Star Downtown Hotel in Middlesex County
42.3668893-71.0748504

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Local Attractions

Charlestown Navy Yard, USS Constitution Museum; Museum of Science, Museum of Fine Arts, Freedom Trail, TD North; Beacon Hill, Newbury Street; North End of Boston; MIT and many fine Universities closeby and all accessible by public transportation.

Customer Reviews of Royal Sonesta Boston

4.5 out of 5. Based on 1415 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River, the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel offering guests spectacular city views, luxury accommodations regional cuisine and contemporary art. For the traveler looking to experience the best Boston has to offer, there are many shops, museums and historical sites conveniently located to the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, known as one of the best Boston luxury hotels. The hotel also offers a daily courtesy shuttle to the Cambridge area.All of our 400 well-appointed guest rooms and suites offer guests the comforts of home with first-class amenities and overlook the Charles River, Cambridge or Boston's stunning skyline. The Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston features both casual and elegant dining and delicious inspired cuisine in two highly acclaimed riverfront restaurants with seasonal patios, ArtBar and Restaurant dante. Guests can also unwind at the Sonesta Health Club with an indoor pool that was voted one of Boston's best, and extensive exercise facilities.Additionally, Boston's best meetings take place at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. With impressive views of the Charles River and the Boston skyline, the hotel offers 26,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for up to 550 people. Equipped with the latest technology, the rooms are designed with comfort and convenience in mind, making it the perfect location for an awe-inspiring wedding, innovative meeting or memorable social event.

Green Sustainability

We are committed to be a green and environmentally friendly business. Below is a summary of what we are doing as being a green hotel. We are a member of Boston Green Tourism and listed as a green hotel with them.

What you need to know

Hotel Features – The Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston/Cambridge is a highly rated hotel with outstanding business amenities and meeting services, combining luxury pampering with cutting-edge technology in the guest rooms, suites, and event spaces. This hotel has a flair that is the personal stamp of its owner, who personally selects the works of art presented on the premises from the conceptual, minimal, and pop art styles. In addition, the décor in every guest room are art reproductions of New York artists. The lobby of the Royal Sonesta Hotel boasts a window wall creating a living artwork of the Charles River and the Boston skyline.

Guest Rooms – The Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston/Cambridge offers 400 sumptuous guest rooms in twin 10-story towers. The rooms feature bold, modern color schemes, as well as warm, earth-tone designs. The comfortable beds are spread with 300-count bed linens, and a hypoallergenic down comforter in a clean white duvet covered by a bed shawl in crimson or chocolate hues. The light wood furnishings are easy on the eyes and comfortably modern. Bathrooms provide a hair dryer and Poggesi bath products. Each guest room features a mini-bar and a coffee maker, as well as an iron and ironing board, and refrigerators are available on request. For the business traveler, the Royal Sonesta Hotel features every cutting-edge convenience, including a great workspace with two dual-line phones and voicemail, high-speed Internet access in both wi-fi and cable connection, ISDN capabilities, HD TV with cable channels and video games, and a clock radio with a CD player. Each room also contains an electronic safe.

Perks & Amenities – Every guest room and suite at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston/Cambridge offers beautiful views of Cambridge or Boston, and the property’s 24-hour room service and 24-hour fitness center is available to every guest.

Expert Tip – For those traveling with children, kids and teens age 17 and under may stay at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston/Cambridge at no extra charge in their parent’s room. Children age 12 and under enjoy complimentary meals with their family in the on-site ArtBar.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00PM
Check Out: noon
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 10
Rooms: 400
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 400
Handicap Rooms: 27
Suites: 19
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 9 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 28000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 550 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: Sun.-Thurs., 11AM-11PM; Fri. - Sat., 11AM-12:30
Pool Info:
6AM - 10PM atrium style pool
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group policies are stipulated on contracts
Nightly Parking: 42
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 14.45%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.70%
Occupancy Tax: 2.75%
City Tax: 6.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 42.00 Per Night (self)
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Person (optional)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item (comp.)
Additional Person Fee: 25.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 23.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 55.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 125.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 30.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 50.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 32.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 80.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 85.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 90.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 5.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 5.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 22.50 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 35.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Logan International Airport is four miles from the Hotel. One way taxi fare is $26 to $35 depending on traffic conditions.

Local Shuttle Info: Courtesy Hotel Shuttle Schedule travels to MIT and Kendall Square: Departs Hotel: 7am;7:30AM; 8:15AM; 8:45AM - Pick up at MIT and Kendall Square: 4:30PM; 5:00PM and 5:45PM.

Breakfast Information

Full American Breakfast is $17.95 plus taxes & service fees, per person.Continential Breakfast is $14.95 plus taxes & service fees, per person.Al la carte is also available.

About Sonesta

  • For long stays, check out the Sonesta ES studio suites
  • More than 55 properties in brand
  • For groups they can typically comp 1 room per 40

The Sonesta highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston

Group vs. Individual Rates at Royal Sonesta Boston

Rate fluctuations of Royal Sonesta Boston

The chart above shows trends of prices for both our group rates and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 40.2% in the month of February 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $419 in the month of April 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Royal Sonesta Boston in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Royal Sonesta Boston

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Royal Sonesta Boston.

Feel free to use the Royal Sonesta Boston meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Cambridge event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom 111 x 65 x 14 7215--/550--330430------/--7001000--
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
7215 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
111 x 65 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Grand Ballroom
University A 22 x 26 x 10 57240/----25--1520--/--4050--
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University A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
572 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
University B 18 x 31 x 10 55840/----25252025--/--5060--
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University B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
558 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
18 x 31 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Charles Suites 58 x 39 x 10 2262--/----130--55----/--225300--
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Charles Suites

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2262 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
58 x 39 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Skyline 97 x 25 x 9 2425--/----170--------/--225400--
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    Skyline

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    2425 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    97 x 25 x 9 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Somerset 24 x 41 x 9 1008--/----50--30----/--8035--
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      Somerset

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      1008 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      24 x 41 x 9 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        University BC 36 x 31 x 9 1080--/----60--30----/--100150--
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        University BC

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        1080 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        36 x 31 x 9 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          Parkview 51 x 38 x 10 1938--/----130--50----/--20045--
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          Parkview

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          1938 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          51 x 38 x 10 Ft.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available
            Riverfront 57 x 55 x 10 3135--/----150--45----/--200350--
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            Riverfront

            Room Type:
            General Meeting Room
            Total Size:
            3135 Sq. Mi
            Dimensions:
            57 x 55 x 10 Ft.
            Floor Level:
            Natural Light?:
            No
            Obstructions?
            No
            Built In Screens?
            No
            Built In Stage?
            No
            Built In A/V?
            No
            Amenities Available

              FAQs about Royal Sonesta Boston

              What time is check in?

              Check in time is 3:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

              What time is check out?

              Check out time is noon based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

              How many rooms does Royal Sonesta Boston have?

              There are 400 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

              Is there any meeting space at Royal Sonesta Boston?

              Yes, they have 9 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

              What kind of breakfast is at Royal Sonesta Boston?

              Full American Breakfast is $17.95 plus taxes & service fees, per person.Continential Breakfast is $14.95 plus taxes & service fees, per person.Al la carte is also available.

              Is there a gym at Royal Sonesta Boston?

              Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

              Is there a pool at Royal Sonesta Boston?

              Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 6AM - 10PM atrium style pool.

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