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The Westin Boston Waterfront
Ranked #40 of 83 Hotels in Boston
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great hotel that keeps us coming back”
Reviewed 21 October 2010

Every year my fiancee and I get a hotel room at the Westin Waterfront so we don't have to drive after a work holiday party at the nearby Exchange Conference Center. 2009 was the third or fourth year we stayed there (cannot remember when they opened, but whenever that was, that is when we started going there). The beds are super comfortable, the black out shades are great, and despite the closeness to a 4-6 lane road outside, never woken up by traffic. There is consistently functions at the hotel when we are staying whether it be a wedding or business function and we never have long lines at check in and never hear anything in the halls, although we don't arrive back to the room till after midnight.

The Birch Bar offers great martinis and although I forget the bartender's name, we always recognize him when we sit down and order up. Excellent appetizers that aren't your typical bar food too!

Recommend to anyone staying in Boston especially those with business in the area conference center or the Seaport. If your interests are more "downtown", Boston is small so you aren't far away from wherever you are going

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 October 2010

Stayed here for 5 days at end of September Excellent hotel quick check in room great size on the ninth floor staff very friendly and helpful .Will recomend and stay here again Bernard Dunnne Ireland.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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ExecutiveAssistant32, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Boston Waterfront, responded to this review, 18 October 2010
Thank you for the wonderful comments you had for our hotel. We are very fortunate to be located in the up and coming Seaport District of Boston and we hope you will consider us for your next trip to Boston.
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Reviewed 13 October 2010

The hotel is on the waterfront. Our room had the awesome view of the harbour and the logan airport. It was a breathtaking view on a clear sunny day during our stay.Due to academy meetings going on the resturants had rush but over all it was a nice experience. We lost our 3 pin plug converter which i hope the hotel would get back to us if they find it.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled on business
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Stratford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

I needed a houshold item, a spoon to, to measure my medication and a refridgerator to store my meds. MARIA FIGUREOA was on duty when I arrived . (ROOM 1423) I asked for her help and without skipping a beat, she came to my assistance. She deserves '' Employee of the MONTH '' Sincerely, Mark Plamieniak Guest from OCTOBER 8 - 11.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled on business
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ExecutiveAssistant32, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Boston Waterfront, responded to this review, 18 October 2010
Thank you for the wonderful comments you had for Maria from our Housekeeping staff. We will be sure to recognize her at our next all associate meeting. We hope you will consider The Westin Boston Waterfront for your future trips to Boston.
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Anyang, China
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

Overall accommodation and experience was excellent. Would visit again.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled on business
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hollywood, fl
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

I was at the Westin Oct 6-10.2010 upon check in we asked if we could have a higher floor but they told us they were all booked. Upon entering room 1056 the pungent odor of cigar/cigarette smoke was awful. but since they told us they were all booked I then unpacked and we went out. Upon returning I was very dissatisfied so I then again went to the front desk and told them that the smell was overwhelming and could they move us, please. Funny, but now they had a room avail (same day they said they did not) Moved to room 1330 and asked the front desk to change the light bulb in magnification mirror, needless to say that also did not happen. You would think after all the trouble they could at least give us a credit????

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 10 October 2010

My wife and I just spent three nights at the Westin. The service was excellent and the room was just right. However, the real reason for this review is to recognize James, the doorman whom you meet upon arrival. We believe a smiling face on your initial contact means everything, and this gentleman is hands-down #1 - no competition. James was worth the price of admission, always there to to anything and everything needed as you either left to go out or returned after a long day. And what a wonderful, wonderful attitude! James, you are the face of the Westin Waterfront, and we hope that you're running the entire show one day. Many thanks to you and to the entire staff.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Westin Boston Waterfront
Address: 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront , South Boston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Boston
#28 Business Hotel in Boston
#30 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#31 Green Hotel in Boston
#37 Romantic Hotel in Boston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Boston Waterfront 4*
Number of rooms: 793
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The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel is located in in the waterfront area of this historic city. We offer convenient access to the Airport with plenty of meeting space. ... more   less 
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