Sheraton Boston Hotel

Address: 39 Dalton Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02199, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Back Bay/Fenway area of Boston, is near Mapparium, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Mary Baker Eddy Library, and Hynes Convention Center.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSheraton Boston Hotel

    Reviewed by mariopdeangelis

    Sheraton Boston

    Reviewed Oct 4, 2014
    by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The only reason for the 3* is simple

    Lack of WiFi or worse $10 a day when you can walk in to the Prudential Centre shopping mall which is joined to the Hotel and get free wifi at a bakery


    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Sheraton Boston Hotel

    Enjoyed the Sheraton


    We stay at the Sheraton for numerous weekend getaways and find this property to be one of the best locations in Boston. Close to just about everything that's within walking distance and comfortable with all the ameneties one expects from a big city convention hotel. Being connected to the Prudential mall leaves travelers with a host of dining and shopping options. Kids will enjoy the pool and adults can use the fitness center all in the same location. Parking is $22 a night. I usually park in front of a meter for a few hours and wait until 8pm when the meter is free and park overnight. Best deals for this property can be found using Priceline. In my opinion, best overall property in Boston to see it all.

    Great for a ballgame or a Meeting


    We stayed here for a bout $100 a day. It was a about a 15 minute walk to Fenway and a bout 2 blocks from Newberry street , which has it all. It was a long walk to the Freedom trail but the subway was very close. The cab ride was $30 from the airport plus tip. There was a greta Ice Cream store about 2 blocks awau called JP Licks. The rooms are nice. big fluffy pillows and nice comfortable beds. Very quiet. The hotel had a nice little bar downstairs and teh maid sevice was excellent. I ran into only i non-friendly staff. But overall we enjoyed it.

    Disappointed save for the great rate


    I stayed here for two nights during Memorial day weekend. I got a good price on priceline of $74 each night, and the hotel was certainly a good deal for the money, though I would be very disappointed to see the least if I had to pay the normal rate of ~$200 / night.That said, I was not impressed with this hotel. It is not 4*. First, I have never seen such a crowded/busy hotel except in Las Vegas. They say this is the largest hotel in New England, and it seems so. It felt like a circus. This causes the most problems with the elevators. There are way too few to accomodate the number of people. Often, we would wait several minutes, only to have an elevator stop and be packed to gills, forcig us to start the process over again. Once you finally get on an elevator, it stops at nearly every floor and you get to see the exasperated faces of other people trying to get down. The lobby was often jam packed with bodies, but it is pretty big, so it could handle it. We were lucky to arrive for check-in when only a few people were in line, but during my stay I saw lines at least 50 bodies long waiting to check in. Not good. The only employees I had contact with was the check-in clerk who was very nice, and the concierge who was possibly the most surly individual I have ever encountered in the service industry. Gruff, non-responsive and condescending all in one. And they didn't have a decent map of the city (which I obtained for free at the tourist information booth in the adjoining mall). Room was small but seemed clean and we had a nice view of the Charles river. The window opened which was nice, but the walls were paper-thin and we heard people running in the halls and talking/yelling in their rooms all night.

    Hallways and bathrooms badly in need of renovation


    We stayed here 2 weeks ago. I had booked 3 nights. We stayed 1 night - then left and stayed at the Westin Copley Place (great hotel). The hallways and bathroom of the wing we were in were awful - the reason we left. I understood the whole hotel had been renovated. It turns out just the lobby and one wing have been renovated. The wing we were in had not been touched.N Nielsen

    Great weekend away despite the rain!


    The weekends forcast was rain and cool temperatures. This hotel and the surroundings provided everything we needed. Best of all there was no driving and we never even felt a rain drop. The rooms were extremely comfortable. The view from corner room 2756 was stunning!! The staff was very frindly despite a packed house. Want a weekend away and a little papampering with good food all near by. Than this is the hotel for you!

    Fantastic Fall


    For a fall getaway, Boston is the best. The Sheraton is great; convenient to get to and it takes the fear of driving in Boston right away. It is right off the 90. When I went, Boston had a record rainfall for one day, but it didn't deter us from walking the Freedom Trail and seeing the sights. The room's hairdryer did double duty, drying our hair as well as our shoes and coats. The bedding is absolutely fantastic. The Pru mall is attached and is a virtual heaven for shopping and restaurants. We loved every minute and will come back soon!

    Huge Hotel with a Wonderful Staff


    I found this hotel to be superb in almost everyway. The front desk staff was the most accomodating. I was there for a conference, so I was not going to be paying for the room personally. They worked with us to ensure check in was as smooth as possible.

    The hotel is HUGE! Great clean large rooms with spectacular views of the Back Bay and nice furniture. In the rooms I was most impressed with the linens, extremely comfortable. The pool, health club, and spa were extremely impressive!

    It is in an excellent location, attached to the mall and convention center. It was also very convenient to mass transit to explore the beautiful sites of Boston.

    Boston Sheraton, Great Rooms, Nasty Staff!


    I stayed at the Sheraton Boston while on a week long conference. The conference facilities were great. The hotel is large with very comfortable rooms. The beds are wonderful with great big pillows. That was the best part of the hotel. The pool is nice and big with a retractable roof. The hot tub is great, when it's working...

    I'd have to say that the locals are really receptive for an East coast city, except for the hotel staff. The only accomodating staff were the maids. They always seemed to be near our room so that we could request something if needed. You could hardly reach the concierge or the hotel help line. I would not recommend this hotel if you are looking for helpful staff. I think if they would staff the hotel with enough people to deal with the masses then they would probably be a little more pleasant.

    Huge Hotel, standard features


    I stayed at this hotel in May 2002. I used my Starwood points, so I can't comment on the rates available. I was allowed an early check-in, which was very nice. Gave

    me a chance to nap and get ready for my appointments later in the day. The hotel notes that it is the "largest hotel in New England," and I cna see why. It's HUGE.

    It has two towers, each of which is over 25 floors. The hotel also likes to highlight its convenience: it's in the Back Bay area of the city, part of the Prudential Center. Now although the Pru has its own T stop, the hotel itself is about a 12 minute walk. Don't expect to exit and find yourself in the hotel lobby! Even when you get to the hotel, you have to walk down one floor to get to the

    reception desk. The room itself was nice. I got a king sized non-smoking room. They gave me the Club

    floor--I guess it's because I'm a Starwood preferred guest member. The linens and pillows were very nice, and it reminded me more of a Westin (or even W) in terms of quality. The room furniture was very nice, and very business friendly. For example, instead of a simple chair at the desk, it had a swiverl desk chair. Cab ride to the airport is about $18, including tip

    Great rates


    If you are going to Boston soon, the Sheraton Boston has great deals. I just booked a room for 10 nights in early November for $50 per night. These rooms are normally $200+. It is a beautiful hotel in a very good location (Downtown Boston.)

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sheraton Boston Hotel

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Boston


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    Along the Freedom trail

    A travel blog entry by danharriet on Nov 02, 2013

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