Rated 3 out of 5 by Peoplesfamily Good option when traveling on points.
Nice place provided you are in the spg program. A bit pricey for facilities. Building could use an update.
July 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by lasttimeatthishotel Service is King here
This hotel has got it right..they understand the art of good customer service and they consistently deliver. I have stayed here over a dosen times and they have never failed to provide the untmost in great customer service. Well done!!
July 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by MrGrey Fenway Fitness
PrePaid -20% (could've had 30%!!) - good
Early check-in - 9am - excellent
Starbucks then Bkfast w/WiFi in Lobby - good
Room, size, condition - very good
Battered fridge in room with left-over guest sour yogurt, half-eaten cheese and something burst/wedged in freezer - not so good (tho' service did remove it after I left a note)
Pool - excellent (esp for early laps)
Fitness large rooms - good
Location, attch to Prudential Mall (conv T station) and next to Newbury Street - good
Internet - charge!? (free lobby, and some SPG members) but also PER device! - mediocre nowadays
Room Service, std 2 eggs, bacon, toast Bkfast $25, +15%, +delivery, +admin, + sales = $35-40: yep, for 1 bkfast! - ridiculous
Think that's out there!? Cornflakes $11, + all those same extra charges = $20. Yeah. $20 for a bowl of cereal - no comment
Green scheme to not have sheets/towels changed option, reward w/$5 hotel coupon - excellent
August 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by lois1951 Great Access to City
Hotel stay was wonderful, Comfortable beds, clean rooms, and service was excellent. In heart of Boston and close to downtown sites.
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by C222 Good location, Great staff
I stayed at the Sheraton Boston Hotel while looking at colleges for and with my son. The staff was flexible, informative and attentive and went out of their way to accommodate a late check-out and help with parking. I thought the rooms could use updating, but the beds were comfortable and the location can't be beat. It was very convenient and the service was excellent.
October 13, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 noise factor
My platinum concierge made the reservation and informed the desk that we had a small dog. He is very quiet except that about 8 AM a half dozen workers started drilling for new locks up and down the hall. This woke us up a bit earlier than I wanted and made the dog start and continue barking. I wish they had put us on a different floor with a later start fror drilling.
December 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by sydney09 This hotel has excellent service
Our stay in the hotel was very full filling. The staff is very helpful, room was excellent and well kept. The restaurant offers excellent food. Hats off for keeping STARBUCKS inside the hotel!!!
July 12, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jim1966 Terrible Hotel for the Price
I was left disappointed by my stay at the Sheraton Boston. I could hear water running through pipes in the walls routinely. I was placed next to a hospitality suite loudly serving breakfast the next morning. For $46 PER NIGHT for valet service I waited outside for 10 minutes to return my car. Finally, my bed was made with blood on the pillow that DID NOT COME FROM ME.
September 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by James349 James Taylor
Excellent location and professional staff.
Room size and amenities can be improved.
July 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Beej28 Nice New Years
My daughter and I stayed For First Night. The staff was very kind, but we waited almost an hour for our room. I would have rated higher if we had been given a room sooner. Our stay was pleasant and we enjoyed being able to have indoor access to the Hynes and being in close proximity to Copley Square.
I have a conference in the spring and will consider staying here.
January 2, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Cheryl53 Luxury hotel with some deficits
The room is wonderful as is the pool and the workout facilities. The staff is great. I particularly like the green option in which you get a $5 voucher to decline room service. Very good location near Fenway and the theater district. Subway is near by allowing you to go anywhere in Boston.
Now for the problems. It cost $10/night to connect to the internet from your room. I found the lobby internet to be slow and often difficult to connect. It seems to me that a luxury hotel should have good internet connection and not nickel and dime you if you want to connect.
I found the bed to be very comfortable, but the pillows are much too soft and very uncomfortable which make it difficult to sleep. They had no firmer pillows to offer and I had neck pain the entire visit. I would suggest a wider variety of pillows to individualize comfort.
I also felt the bar tender skills lacking and had one waitress quote me a price without presenting a tab.
April 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wichaidit Great place to stay in Boston
I was with my family in Boston during the holiday with snow in Boston 2014,I found that SHERATON is the great place to stay. The room is ample,clean and comfortable. Breakfast is hot and nice.We stayed on 27th fl. with very good view of Boston,even in snowy day. Because hotel is attached to shopping arcade,it would be better to have more security on the elevator.
January 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by MRP76 Poor Swimming Pool
The main reason I selected this hotel was that the pool was long enough to do short laps in. The water quality in the pool was awful. The water was extremely cloudy, indicating that the chloride residual was far below standard. The water also was not filtered well nor had it been back flushed recently since there was hair in the water. It was totally unacceptable.
September 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by RD19 Nice hotel nice price
Competitively priced, easy access to and from highway, clean and comfortable, pleasant staff. Biggest complaint- have to pay for wifi!
July 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JB45 Failure to deliver on reservation
We booked a delux king and on arrival we were told we were getting a delux king room; but upon reaching the room we found it to be a small cramped queen room. Being in a hurry to change and leave for an evening event, we did not have time to return to the registration desk and seek another room. As a long-time SPG member, I am very disappointed by this experience.
December 15, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by BusinessTraveller670 Great for Conference/Business
Attended and stayed at the Sheraton for a business conference and was impressed by the attention to detail and appearance of all personal and event rooms. My only negative comment is that the room was very warm with no apparent means to lower the temperature. Otherwise the staff and hotel was very pleasant and I would highly suggest the Boston Sheraton to others.
October 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by twinsdad Wonderful staff support
I was apprehensive about taking my year-old twin daughters on their first overnight hotel stay ever, particularly to the crowded chaos of Boston Marathon weekend, but the Sheraton staff did their best to make things easier for us. They shifted our room to one that would be easier for the girls, stored our luggage while we waited for the new rooms to be available, and helped us get bottles for the girls from that luggage when the rooms took longer than anticipated. Once the room was ready, they made sure we had cribs, sheets, and towels, and helped us wrangle everything back to the car when we left. I would thank the front desk associate who checked us in specifically, but the guidelines are discouraging use of full names.
The hotel was full all weekend and they could easily have used that excuse to do the minimum required, but they chose to do what they could to make our weekend easier, and we appreciate it tremendously.
April 17, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Littlefish73 Great Location in Boston
We had a fantastic time during our stay in Boston. The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. As an SPG member, we were upgraded to a suite on the club level. Although a bit small, the rooms were well appointed and very clean. The view was AMAZING!
We used the pool and sauna as well as the club level happy hour and breakfast. Happy hour snacks were nothing special but breakfast was nice- yogurt, granola, pastries and fresh fruit as well as coffee, tea and juices.
One of the best features about the hotel was the location. It was connected to the Prudential Center so there's your standard mall but the really nice thing is that it's connected to the subway stop so you don't have to go outside to catch the train. It's also an easy walk to Newbury Street with really great shopping and dining. The concierge gave us great recommendations for dining within walking distance. I would definitely stay here on a return trip!
November 9, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ananthvenkat Basic amenities
This hotel has basic amenities.
July 28, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by BevM Pleasant and Comfortable
This was a great stay. I had a complicated set of reservations for my stay. The staff put them all together before my arrival. I did not have to change rooms at all and was given a great suite upgrade with a beautiful view of the river.
For the most part housekeeping was great. They did forget to give me towels and a bathmat one day. When I tracked them down in the hall to ask for these items, I was told they were already in my room. After some discussion, I was given "extra" towels.
The location was great. The conference facilities were good. The bed was extremely comfortable, and I liked that there was a power bar by the bed to plug in phones.
The desk was small and buried in a corner. I would not ever use it over there Also, the bathroom was so tiny, you had to tuck between the toilet and the sink in order to even close the door. This is a common problem in Sheraton Hotels and should be addressed in the next remodel.
September 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by lrkr Lovely place to stay
I stayed on the 28th floor with access to the Club Lounge. My room was very comfortable with lots of space. The Club Lounge offerings were excellent! Having the mall right there was great along with the MTA stop for getting out and about. My only negative would be the bathroom - the room is so small that the door barely opens 90 degrees as it bumps into the tub.
March 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MensaS Internet, food, a/c
Our room was pretty and comfortable.
The internet in the lobby was very slow. It was almost unusable.
The food for the Mensa event was poor. It was all simple carbs and sugar.
The meeting rooms were frigid.
July 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by bigmike Good hotel, be ready to wait in line to check in/out
The hotel was ok based on the Sheraton brand. The lines to check in/out are long and I still don't understand why. Give someone a key , get their credit and send them away. There was not Platinum line :(. Also There was a huge conference in the hotel and they took over the lobby. They should have told me that before. Just to get to the elevators was chaos.
January 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jmaria Convenient & Friendly
I have stayed here a few times for access to the hospitals in Longwood and recently to attend a concert at the House of Blues. When traveling with my family they've been responsive to insuring two rooms were connecting -- even when I did late check in. They're doing some work on the lobby level facilities but have lots of explanations and alternatives.
February 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JHelen Nice room but a few things are missing from the hotel
The room was comfortable and, for the most part, clean. The desk chair and other furniture were in good condition. In other hotels, the desk chair and other furniture are frequently worn or damaged. This was not the case here. The room was kept up. Disappointments were -- dirty toilet seat (YUCK!), Coasters under glasses by ice bucket and coffee maker needed to be replaced. The hotel was also lacking the basic convenience of vending machines for easy access to chips, sodas, etc. Or perhaps a little store for late-night snacks (could be operated by desk staff). One shouldn't have to order room service at 3am for a soda. Room service menu lacked variety and was extremely expensive. The easy access to the wonderful mall was a huge plus! Starbucks in the lobby was way too expensive (so what else is new). $8 for orange juice and a bagel. Walk to the mall and pay <$4 for the same thing. Hotel is far from historical landmarks and other points of interest, but good for conferences (Convention Center attached). Easy access to Legal Seafoods in the Mall is GREAT! I got takeout twice! But most of the restaurants are chains.
July 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lildom Should tell people there is $85.00 in taxes per night.
This hotel was great. I didn't know about the $46.00 a night for valet, and the $ 84.00 a night for ALL the taxes.Being from New Jersey and never been to Boston ,we didn't .I would have liked to have been told when I booked it, we were there for a college tour.
Thank you for your time.
Everything was beautiful In the room and it was a great time in Boston.
November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Matamoros10 This hotel has an excellent staff.
From the moment we arrive to when we left, the hotel staff was extremlely friendly and accomadating. The front desk personnel were so welcoming,that it made one feel that evrything about the stay was going to be great, and it was.When we had a problem with the TV in our room, a technician arrived within five minutes of our call.
We will definetly return.
December 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by makingithappen Good Business Hotel
Stayed for the 3rd time at this property and was pleased once again. The SPG upgrade was a nice touch and I had a great room to work in etc. The business center and very conveniently located FedEx Office is a bonus and helped me prepare for a meeting last minute.
June 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by eddieG Thanksgiving "Turkey"
Returning to our room Thanksgiving night to find the bed still unmade, used wet towels still in the uncleaned bathroom was not what we're used to at a Starwoods property.
Best Guest Services could do is send up some towels.
Housekeeping did knock on the door around 8:30 AM Thursday morning while we werestill getting ready but apparently never came back.
November 30, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Laura68 Elevators are very frustrating!
I was surprised at how extremely slow the elevators were. There was always a long wait and then most elevators that arrived were packed with people.
I was also disappointed by the very small bathrooms. It was accentuated by the low ceilings and lack of fan.
The staff was very professional and friendly, but I would most likely not choose to stay again.
December 16, 2013