Rated 5 out of 5 by Susan66 Most everything was fine
Everything was wonderful-service, room. However, I would like to make one suggestion, even though I opted for the green approach to my linens a couple of days, I would have appreciated that someone remove dirty glasses that were in the room. Otherwise I had no complaints. The staff was wonderful as well.
October 11, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by LawyerRay100 Front desk
Excellent service and help at downtown Boston Sheraton. Tipped me to taking shuttle from nearby to airport - cost $5 & it was a fast trip to Logan airport.
June 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by PolkaDot WONDERFUL HOTEL
Our room was fresh and well appointed despite it being one of the smallest rooms in which we have stayed. Each hotel staff member was friendly, helpful and shared a smile. We would love to return since the area is so accessible to transportation and quality shopping and restaurants. Love this Sheraton!
November 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Rene08 A little outdated, but good location
Hotel looks a bit outdated once you get into the rooms. The location is very convenient. The gym section of the website needs to be updated. There are no barbells, only dumbbells. The staff maybe should be informed on how to describe this to guests better... no one could answer my question effectively.
October 4, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Andreakh Hellish Check-In Experience
Hi, I checked-in at the Sheraton in Boston, MA on Thursday (08.14.2014). I arrived at approx. 1:30pm and waited on a line for 20-30 minutes waiting to check-in. Admittedly, I attempted to check-in early. The room I reserved and partially paid for in advance was in the queue to be cleaned.
My reservationist, "Alex", checked-me in, and asked if I would not mind waiting until the room was cleaned. I agreed (because I arrived early), gave Alex my cell number, and was told I would receive a call when the room was ready. I decided to check-in my bag at the baggage desk while waiting for the call re: my room being ready.
At approx. 3:45pm, I returned to the check-in desk and asked what was the status of the room cleaning. I was told that some additional time would be needed to clean the block of rooms that was reserved for a convention that I planned to attend.
At approx. 6:15, I returned to the check-in desk and again asked what was the status of the room cleaning. This time I was told by a manager, Ryan "?", that still more time would be needed to clean the room. At approx. 6:20pm, I spoke to Ryan again, while Alex was present, and expressed displeasure at having to wait 3.5 hours for a room that should have been available at 3pm. The hotel had my reservation (and credit card number), and it knew I planned to arrive.
Ryan typed some information while at the check-in desk and found a room for me; although it needed to be cleaned because a duvet cover was missing from one of the double beds. I agreed to accept the room knowing that housekeeping needed additional time to place the duvet cover on the bed. Before Ryan gave me the room keys, I asked whether the room had Wi-Fi. Ryan confirmed that the room had Wi-Fi, at no cost.
After waiting approx. 30 minutes to pick-up my bag from the baggage desk, I arrived in the room which had a stellar view of the hvac system of a neighboring building. Ten minutes thereafter, I attempted to access the Internet via Wi-Fi. Without having success, I called guest services and requested assistance. The associate put me on hold while she tried to resolve my log-in issue. After being place on hold without any communication from the associate, I hung up and re-dialed guest services. The same associate answered the phone and she was able to transfer my call to another associate who told me to attempt to log-in again after 30 seconds. My subsequent attempt to log-in was successful.
And, as soon as I logged in, I received a call from the Sheraton (617.236.2000). The caller told me that my room was ready. I told the caller I was already in a room at the Sheraton hotel and asked what was the "new" room assignment? I asked because I wondered whether the "new" room had a view that differed from the neighboring building's HVAC system. The caller was not able to provide me with the "new" room number because doing so would be against hotel policy.
As a convention attendee and due to circumstances beyond my control, I need to stay at the Sheraton Boston (MA) through the weekend. At approx. $250/night, I am absolutely disgusted with the level of service provided thus far. And to add insult to my injury, while on the elevator riding up to my room, I overheard two other guests smile with glee about the food coupons and room discount they received from one of the customer service managers.
I can't seem to shake the aura of Charlie Brown. Stay tuned for the rest of my saga at the Sheraton Boston (MA)!
August 14, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by FrancieNan Surprised
I have stayed in many hotels in Boston. By comparison, the north tower rooms here are awful. The south tower rooms are nice, but just average -- small bathroom, no make up mirror or mini bar, poor view. The best thing about it is that it is a short walk to Fenway Park.
April 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by AK24 I had an enjoyable stay.
The staff were friendly and very helpful. The room was clean and quiet and had a terrific view. Having such easy access to restaurants and shopping was wonderful. I would have loved a microwave, refrigerator, and access to laundry facilities.
May 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by JayJac Needs process improvement...
My res said 'plez have rollaway in room for VERY late arrival' since we have a young child. Res agent said they'd note it on the res...
I called from car 2 hours prior to 12:30AM arrival and asked 'plez have rollaway in room for VERY late arrival'. They said they'd handle.
When I arrived, desk clerk said rollaway was IN THE ROOM. Wife went to room while I parked the car and called me from the room and, guess what? NO ROLLAWAY IN ROOM!!! Had to wait 20 min. #Now you can see why we want rollaway in room for young child after 6 hour drive.# We rec'd 10,000 free SPG pts. 'for our troubles'.
Also, were told upon arrival that the club lounge had breakfast 'till 11am. Was 10am instead since it was Friday, not Saturday. #We rec'd free breakfast in restaurant, thank you.#
Since I didn't valet my car, I didn't have enter/exit privileges from pkg garage which I found out after-the-fact.
Really, free pts. and free breakfast wasn't the point, ...but thank you. That all helped alleviate 'things'.
July 24, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Locust Good facility
Usually great rooms and service. This time however the room had a odd smell, plaster over dry wall was peeling and area's of missin plaster. Mold on some area of old pink tiles in the shower
The living area of the room was great (except for the ordor), and the staff and common facility was great.
October 1, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by BostonFan29 Rooms in desperate need of updates!
The bathrooms were very outdated. Toilets were what you'd expect to find in a truck stop. Cracked and old tiles in th shower and on floor and the closet and bathroom doors were way too narrow and old. Staff was tremendous!!!! The $5 voucher for not needing housekeeping is wonderful!!!! Love it!!
November 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nanna47 loved this hotel
our room was spotless, comfortable and had any amenity you could want. front desk staff was extremely cordial, helpful and went out of their way to accommodate us. we will definitely come back to this hotel when we visit family in Boston. Anna on the front desk was extremely helpful and kind.
November 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by TXtraveller Nice Hotel - Good Ammenities - Staff not the friendliest
We came for a conference at the Hynes convention center. The hotel met our expectations for being an upper end hotel. Our only draw back was the front desk staff (not all but most of them).
The doormen, cleaning staff were friendly. The front desk staff (who get paid to be courteous) were not.
September 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mac2014 The hotel is pet friendly
I attended a national nursing conference and was able to bring my husband and West Highland Terrier. You made all of us feel so welcome. Thank you to our housekeeper who fussed over my dog every morning. He loved her! We had 5 GREAT nights and will come back but next time for fun.
March 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TS618 Great room with a view
I enjoyed my stay very much at the Sheraton except for one thing. I couldn't figure out how to watch a different channel than what was programmed when the TV was turned on. It was only the SPG channel going on and on and it never stopped. Otherwise, it was great. :)
April 14, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by KM12 Poor TV
The TV service in the room is very disappointing. While the set itself is a large flat screen the cable channels are low resolution stretched improperly on the screen. In addition the selection of cable channels is minimal, reception is poor, and there is no channel number mapping provided.
June 18, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sixaces Great location.
Very comfortable with good service. Good location for seeing Boston.
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Realtyadv A Favorite
Living an hour away, makes a couple nights in Boston a regular treat. We try many hotels, but end up back at this location semi regularly for its service and location. It is particularly great for the colder weather months when you can get anything you need without ever putting on a coat.
November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MarMac Sheraton Boston you are my home!! :)
From check in to check out and in between, the Sheraton Boston feels like home away from home! Location is perfect to get to everything. When checking in you are greeted with a smile and top notch service! The breaksfast staff are awesome and attentive!!! WE just love the Sheraton Boston!
December 5, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Tony Get some new elevators!
The elevators in this hotel must have been installed during the first world war. They are unbelievably slow, so you're standing around for as long as 10 minutes waiting for an elevator. When it finally arrives, it is packed with 10+ people. This is simply unacceptable for a modern hotel.
October 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Kristen99 This hotel has everything
This hotel met all of my needs. I loved sitting at the pool, reading and relaxing. The pool is spotless and was always quiet. The fitness rooms were great too -- better than expected. The staff was always friendly and helpful. No complaints at all. Highly recommend, and I'm fussy.
February 20, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Brett1752 Rooms need improvements
Stayed at Sheraton for 3 nights for business. The gym and facilities were nice and well maintained, however, the room I received was poor. The carpet was old, walls / wallpaper needed repair and the bathroom was very outdated. The club lounge was nice with a good view over Charles river.
December 5, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 Great Location
Our room was a special rate, but it was not big enough for two people to use comfortably.
The young lady at the time of registering was very helpful in giving us a deal on the internet service, which I was very grateful. I will hope to get a good rate on a bigger room for our next trip.
August 29, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by ChouChou Check-in
I was mortified when the room I was given already had guest luggage in there.
What a breach of security.
3 room keys were given me #1642 which was already occupied when we went in!!
Called the desk and a bellman met us at room #1242. Did not give me a very good feedling about security.
October 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dancemom44 Met Expectations
I was very pleased overall. The staff was very courteous, the room was comfortable.
I did specifically request a room away from the elevator and ice machines - and of course my room was the closest room to the elevator and ice machines. Besides that I was very happy here.
March 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by FredW58 Another great Stay!
We had a wonderful time and a Great stay. This Hotel is one of my Boston favorites. Great location, Club lounge was superb, great continental breakfast-overall an A stay. The only negative was we really missed the hot tub that used to be near the pool-hope you bring that back. Thanks.
September 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by chrisg927 Best Hotel in Boston
The servcie was excellent and they are pet-friendly which means we could bring our dog with us. We had a lovely time.
June 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dudu60 This Hotel is a standard of Sheraton Hotels
The Sheraton Hotel is still an old shaped hotel but with fine improvement.
I Think that you must modernize the lobby maintaining the old fashioned style of the conference hall.
However we felt comfortable in the room.
May 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by SNA713 Better Customer Service/Staff Responsiveness
I was in Boston for a major conference from July 13 - 17, 2014 and this hotel was listed as a conference participating hotel. With that said one would think that the hotel would be prepared for a large influx of guests.
I checked- in at 2:30pm on Sunday, July 13 and was told that rooms were not available. This was understandable since official check in time was 3:00pm. The clerk took any cell number and indicated that I would be contacted when the room was ready. I never received a call and on checking back at 5:30pm found a long line – almost out the door, for regular check-in. I instead went to the SPG desk only to be rudely informed by the clerk there that since I wasn't a preferred member I couldn't check- in there. After explaining that all I needed was a room key, her attitude changed somewhat - but the damage was already done. I should also add that there was also a long line for check-out 4 days later due to insufficient staff.
During the stay there was a false fire alarm at 4:45 am one morning and in speaking with other hotel guests, it was noted that there was a similar occurrence two nights prior. Therefore, one would think that the problem that triggered the false alarm earlier would have been corrected.
The room had a non-working coffee machine. This was brought to room service's attention early in my stay but it was never replaced.
Overall, although my stay was good, I expected better from the Sheraton brand and am not sure I will voluntarily stay at this particular hotel again.
July 22, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by ktl10 Great location. Great features.
The hotel is in a perfect location for great restaurants, shopping and night life. Great service from the staff.
June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by britelite61 The only place to stay in Boston!
From the moment I walked in the door, I was treated like I was special. Every single service provider greeted me like I was important. The location cannot be beat. Walking distance to nearly everything including the T for those places not quite walking distance.
April 3, 2014