Milner Hotel

78 South Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116, United States | Hotel
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Day 38

A travel blog entry by twowombats

day 38 This is our last day in Europe - it seems like we just arrived! Early up and get organised - a quick walk back to the Puerta del Sol (I looked up the bear and the madrono, and the zero kilometre on the internet last night) for the appropriate pictures - breakfast at Starbucks for the wifi and the fruit - typically Spanish breakfast places …

Boston, the city and the Red Socks

A travel blog entry by kingy2

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A few problems getting to heathrow as the motorway was blocked, but thanks to the mighty iPad, we found a way around. Apart from Jonathan, murdering  a pigeon, the rest of the journey was un eventful. We stayed at the Premier Inn, which may be a few more quid than some options, but well worth it as it's got some good eating options at good prices. …

Long Time No See!

A travel blog entry by fgigase

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... the best skiing spots and made sure we ate at least two waffles throughout the day. Our day-passes allowed us to stay until 5 pm and by that time we were absolutely exhausted yet incredibly satisfied about the day. On the way home, everyone except for the driver passed out and when I came home it was time for a warm shower to de-freeze my toes, followed by a nap. Namely, I had to recharge and get ready for Remco’s birthday party! He turned 20 a couple of days ...

Brace Yourself!

A travel blog entry by fgigase

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... Newberry Street (near Copley Square) is the best shopping street of Boston. And after spending my Saturday afternoon in stores such as Urban Outfitters, Forever 21 and Brandy Melville, I could not agree more. Newberry Street is packed with vintage stores, famous clothing store chains and the indispensable Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts where one goes to slurp new energy before continuing to spend more money. Besides several pieces of clothing, the most ...

Boston Children's Hospital day 3

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

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A weary early morning after getting back late last night made me turn up to my first meeting looking like a true American; I walk in carrying my coffee in a paper cup, they walk everywhere with these and it's not seen as unprofessional walking around the wards with them as it the done thing. I can't remember if I had previously wrote about uniforms here. The staff have so much more personality and look really child friendly as their scrub ...

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Location

This hotel, located in the Bay Village area of Boston, is near Shear Madness, Wang Center for the Performing Arts, Nick's Comedy Stop, and Shubert Theater.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Milner Hotel Boston

    Super tiny rooms!

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    I stayed at the Milner in december 2003 for 2 nights. My room was extremely tiny and very basic. The bathroom was renovated recently I think and pretty clean, but also very small. Even the bed was small and looked cheap. The floors were sqeeky. I could hear my nextdoor neighbor walk tru his room. Walls are very thin, so I heard his TV as well. Heating made a lot of noise but hardly heated the room at full power. I had a view of a building very close by so the room was kinda dark. Overall, the room was depressing and I definately wouldn't recommend this hotel if you're looking for something nice. It was cheap though. I paid $65 a night (internet special). Next time I'm in Boston I'll pay a bit more for a nicer hotel.

    Nightmare!

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    My wife and I stayed at Milner in May. This is actually a pretty expensive hotel for what you get in return. The rooms are extremely small, not well-kept and noisy! The management is very unprofessional and they seem to go all the ways not to be helpful. The manager himself is an extremely rude person who hung up the phone on my wife over a billing query.

    Take this advice and and DON'T stay at Milner, it's definitely not worth the money.

    Great stay

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    My wife and I stayed at the Milner in July. We found the staff to be extremely polite, friendly, and knowledgeble. The rooms we're clean, and a great value, at a low price compared to other Hotels in the area. The building has lots of character. I will return on any future visits to Boston. Good Job Milner Hotel.

    Terrible

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    I stayed at the Milner Hotel, Boston for four nights. The truth is that I didn't want to return to the hotel at nights and left it the first thing in the mornings because it was so terrible. My room looked like a cell. Thankfully, I had a bathroom. But the funny (???) thing was that the lavatory was outside of the bathroom (which means it was inside the room) and the closet was in the bathroom. What an inconvenience!!! The AC was not working properly and when it did, it made a lot of noise so that I had to turn it off in order to get some sleep. I could not open the windows, either. And, etc., etc. Anyways...my suggestion is simply this: don't waste your money on any of the rooms in this hotel in Boston. It seemed to me that the problems were related to the management. I have heard stories about 'no cancellation' policies, double-charges, etc. The next time I am in Boston, there is no way I'll stay there and I'll make sure none of my friends do, either. There are much better hotels about the same price in Boston; and since the transportation is so good and cheap (compared to other cities) you can get better deals in other parts of the town. After staying at the Milner, Boston, I came to the conclusion that "Location isn't everything!"

    Brilliant

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    having stayed at the hilton back bay for 3 nights before we stayed at the milner i was disappointed at the way i was treated with my family at this big hotel chain then i had 7 great days at the milner it some times got a bit noisy at night but you are in the theater district .

    the staff were very helpful all the time giving me directions i saw all of boston by bus and subway which they went out of there way to tell me. the room i had was double it was a bit small but comfotable i found no differance from this room to the one at the hilton only it was a lot cheaper and a lot more friendlier. i have travelled over europe a bit and stayed in afew hotels but my family and i have good memories of boston and the milner and its exellent staff

    Unable to cancel a reservation

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    I reserved a room at the Milner the beginning of October to stay mid-November. Unfortunately because of a change of plans, I was forced to cancel. When I called and gave them my confirmation, they were unable to find it in the system. They further checked by my name and date of arrival and again nothing. I asked for a cancellation number and they said , don't worry we will take care of it. I was not happy because I did not want it to be charged to my credit card because of their computer problems. I subsequently made 3 additional calls, finally with my credit card company and they still would not give me a cancellation number and said the manager would call me back. Two days have gone by and I still have not heard from anyone! In my opinion, this is an unprofessional and poorly run hotel and I would never stay at their establishment - beware!

    Good location but small rooms

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    I stayed a couple of days at the Boston Milner during the summer and I would mention as a positive point its good localization near the Boston Common Gardens. However the rooms are extremely small.

    Sleep in the park instead of the Milner

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    Avoid this hotel at all costs! Tiny rooms which are poorly cleaned and maintained, threadbare sheets and towels, it's noisy (unless you like the sound of sirens all night long) and unhelpful staff. We booked via the internet and paid US $170 a night - only to find that the hotel bills the service provider at $99 a night. So we got a $99 room instead of what we'd paid for. COmpaining achieved nothing. Staying in this dump really put us off Boston.

    Not as advertised!

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    This is not a hotel for women traveling alone. There was no assistance with luggage, only one person on duty as far as we could see. The hotel is not "quaint" by any stretch of the imagination. Walls are cinder block, rooms are quite small, dingy, and very basic. While we were deciding where else to stay, another hotel guest was at the desk complaining about the nighttime noise from a nearby nightclub and that her A/C went off at 2 AM and she couldn't get it back on, couldn't reach anyone to help her. Not as advertised. Beware.

    Don't waste the money!

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    I stayed at the Milner Hotel in Boston, and it was NOT a good stay. Do yourself a favor and book a stay at a major chain hotel. It is worth the extra money.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Milner Hotel Boston

    3.00 of 5 stars Good