Rated 3 out of 5 by Pisces411 Conference Stay
- despite guaranteed check-in at 3pm,
my room wasn't ready when I arrived at 3:30pm
- forcing guests to pay for Wi-Fi. If Starbucks and Amtrak can give it for free, you should be able to also
- my room was comfortable, clean and I appreciated the complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
- the conference rooms were comfortable, with good acoustics
- food provided by the hotel for the conference was all very tasty
July 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Albert55 Westin Hotel is so convenient for Convention Center
Staying at the Westin for Convention Center business is so convenient. Walking distance by the skyway connection keeps you out of the elements of having to lug heavy winter jackets. The quick access for quiet meeting rooms out of the busy Convention center is so important. And when doubt or unclear about any amenities or local destinations, the concierge service is top notch and so efficient.
March 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Zjohngo Great View
The Wife and I used are star points on a 2 week tour of DC, New York and Boston. I upgraded my room in Boston for $30 a night. we were put on the top floor with a city view and a partial view of the Harbor. When the lights went on at night it was magical. Only complaints would be the $35 a night parking and $18 a night internet.
April 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by lipids meeting
Excellent venue for a meeting
May 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by HappyRunner1 Friendly staff and worry free room!
I came to Boston to run the marathon. Not having any problems with the room and dealing with the pleasant staff (especially Pam the concierge) contributed to my successful run. Thanks again and I would recommend your hotel, highly. Free WIFI in the room would have been a bonus.
April 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Paddy1025 The hotel was basically great but....
I have to say that overall everything was on the mark. I did have three slight problems though. First, I had great expectations of the advertised showerrs. I was on the 16th floor so possible that was the problem but the water pressure wasn't that good so the shower wasn't as great as I expected. Second, the food on the breakfast buffett was cold and the scrambled eggs were too runny and cold. Third, my husband and I decided to try your O'conners for Dinner. The resturant was not busy and we were seated right away. We sat for nfearly a half hour and was not waited on. I went to the hosted and told her I think we have been forgotten. The hosted was very nice and appolgized. The hosted broght us our drinks and said that the waitress is a little slow. We were given free coffee, and the waitress said "Sorry about that" .Other that that we had a decent stay.
November 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by mcmbam Love Westins
Our stay was nearly perfect in every way. Only thing missing was a comfortable, non-desk, chair in the room. There was an ottoman and a desk chair but no other option to relax in other than the bed.
This hotel is easy to get on to the Silver Line and then from there all over Boston. Taxis serve as another backup, but definitely no need for car here except to arrive & depart.
March 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JohnG1954 Good location in Boston
Excellent stay at a nice hotel
May 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Taxdoc Nice Hotel but Intenet a JOKE
Nice hotel on the cover. Room was fine as was the bathroom, but the internet sucked big time for virtually everyone at the hotel and they seemed to have cared less. Contacting technical support was a joke at best and you had to wait on the line forever, just to find out that there was nothing they could do.
Food was only fair.
Not close to anything and I would not stay here again.
Platinum member and the upgrade was a joke.
September 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Moemum5 The staff at this hotel were fabulous.
We found the hotel to be clean even for our baby to be safe. The hotel staff were very friendly and so helpful. We would highly recommend this hotel.
May 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by scattwood Great location & great food
The city/waterfront views were great, expecially from a high floor. The seafood was excellent, even the kids portions were fantastic. Pizza was just ok. Room was well appointed but furniture could have been a little fresher. Bed was certainly heavenly giving me a great nights sleep. Be prepared to tip twice as the doorman will bring in your bags then the bellmen will bring them to your room. Don't forget to tip housekeeping.
September 11, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by NHvisitor1 Great Weekend Stay
Came to the Westin for a weekend getaway in Boston. Check-in was smooth and we were in our room quickly. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub after we came in from our afternoon activities. Plenty of choices for dinner within walking distance and the bed was super comfortable. Love the late Sunday checkout which let us swim again before we left. Great escape weekend at the end of winter!
March 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Monique26 Great stay
Not only the conference facilities were great, the hotel atmosphere and service was beyond expectations. The temperature was pleasant, the room was comfortable and I enjoyed the food and beverages.
May 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by mwb1 convention hotel
great hotel for the conv center next door. The water flow / pressure in the shower is poor. I have now tried three times to get a correct bill (keep charging for internet even though I am gold and charged for 7 days even though my stay was 4)
April 29, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by DirkN Not the best quality
- Noise from the fridge in the room
- front door of the rrom doesn't work correctly
- Laundry destroyed two poloshirts (cannot use them again!)
- Two bars without the possibility to put the expenses to the room bill
- Bathroom Shoes missing / Writing paper missing / helpful things in the bathroom (for example sewing kit, earplug, nail file, etc..) missing
Standard is to low for the price of the room!
February 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by RoadWarrior84 Good For Business Travel
The Hotel is your typical mid scale cookie cutter hotel with everything satisfactory with a few exceptional employees in the mix. Both onsite bars need to either add more staff or do something to change the attitde of both the male and female bartenders I was served by. No complaints .......which in itself is good.
April 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Corky Prompt room service met special request; environmentally friendly
It should have been nearly overwhelmingly busy d/t a convention, nevertheless the phone was answered promptly and my name was known, there was a estimated time of delivery that was met, quality and quantity were excellent, not too much which leads to waste and dissatisfaction w/ cost. Letting me sleep on same sheets and use same towels for 2 nights was no hardship and satisfyingly low impact on the environment.
November 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by PaulB1 Quick overnight
Arrival through to check out all very efficient.
Only two negatives
1. Over night parking at $35 ($45 Valet) is a touch expensive
2. Reception wont post two US national letters - no hotel in the world have this sort of attitude for the sake of a dollar of stamps!!!
April 19, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Neil29 Horrible Service
We have stayed at Westin Hotels before but would not stay at this one again. Upon arrival we went to our room and found the room unacceptable. The upholstered chair was disgusting with multiple stains and the grout in the bathroom was discolored and stained. We immediately called the front desk and asked for another room and they informed us there were no other rooms available. No other options were offered.
November 14, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by lupster67 Everything was perfect!
We were visiting for the Boston Marathon. Everything was perfect from checkout to departure. Our room was ready early which we totally appreciated. Our room was clean, comforable and spacious. Convenient location ... close to Silver Line stop.
April 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by AirForcemom18 Very nice stay
I really enjoyed my stay and would consider staying again. The room was very comfortable and the staff polite and accommodating. I really enjoyed the pool area with the piped in Cristmas music. The only disappointment was that the hotel did not offer free wifi. I brought my ipad and was not able to use it. Although the hotel offered computer connection, it did not help me. Overall it was a very nice stay.
December 23, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Irving37 Attention to Detail
In my room the cordless phone did not work and the alarm radio did not have the time backlight that worked. I reported both ot the issues to the front desk but te problems were not solved.
April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by KKFunnyMan GREAT PLACE
The staff was wonderful and the food was excellent. I totally enjoyed myself. My only comment is that I wish it had more of a neighborhood to walk around and other retsaurants without having to walk 15 - 20 minutes away.
April 25, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by KPM14 I didn't reserve a pull out bed!
I was thrilled to be staying at the hotel which was attached to the convention center which was the reason for me staying over night. The check in went well enough but when I got up to my room and opened the door...WHAT?!...there was a pull out bed made up, cushions to the side, like my cousins were sleeping over! NO OTHER BED! I reserved a KING no less! My wife was coming to join me the following night so this would not do. When I called the front desk, I was offered a $50 per night discount which was not horrible but the pull out was! There was no way I could sleep on that. I was then offered 2000 points which would not help as I do not travel all that often. Ultimately, they gave me a room with twin beds. Not great but better than nothing. Ideally, they would have admitted the mistake and got me into a KING or the double with the same discount of $50 a night, a valet voucher or something to that affect.
February 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MotherGoose Wonderful Stay
I recently stayed at the Westin Boston Waterfront. The facility was beautiful. The location was within walking distance of many attractions and restaurants. The facility, itself also had great food as well as a Starbucks (a must for starting my morning well). Everyone from the Concierge, check in clerk and Valet were wonderfully friendly and helpful. Thank you for a great stay in a wonderful city.
September 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gespo89 Fantastic, no complaints
I stayed here for the Penny Arcade Expo this past weekend and it was fantastic, so I'd feel remiss in not putting in a good word. The room was great. The bed was comfortable; the room was clean, and everything seemed to be of high quality.
The service was also excellent. The extra bed we wanted for the room was already there and made when we walked in the door. Each time we got back at the end of the day, our room was in pristine condition and looked like we had never even been there. The concierge was very helpful with finding us a way home when we missed out train.
In general, the hotel really went the extra mile to make us comfortable. The hotel even set up gaming tables for us PAX attendees on the mezzanine and they were a fantastic way to spend late nights.
On top of that, the fact that you are directly attached to the BCEC is incredibly convenient after a long day walking around.
April 10, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by CGProds Great location, Outrageous Parking Prices
The Westin is conveniently located and is clean and well appointed. Unusually for a hotel of this size, I didn't get upgraded and there isn't a lounge which I found strange. Most problematic was the parking cost which was astronomical. And the difference between self-park and valet was negligible. They really need to sort out the parking price before I'd even consider visiting the hotel again.
September 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by tmc444 Good service for a conference hotel
For a busy conference weekend, all front desk staff were very helpful. They were very nice and accommodating. Any time I had a problem or issue, it was rectified and followed up with immediately. I expect this kind of service with a resort or smaller hotel but was pleasantly surprised. Irish pub was good too and had other food options within a 3 block radius.
February 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by GringoEduardo Boston Waterfront
I like your green initiative of points or $ if you don't require daily housekeeping. We used it during our stay as reusing towels makes sense.
May 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Manju Great hotel and location
We recently were in Boston for a convention and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel staff from the front desk to the housekeepers was outstanding. the Concierge staff really went out of their way to make sure we had dinner reservations and a city tour. Great customer service!
When we checked in we asked about a room with a harbor view and OMG you should have seen our view. Be sure to ask....
July 2, 2012