Sonesta Collection

Sonesta Green Initiatives

Sonesta has an overall green policy to embrace environmentally responsible initiatives whenever possible at our properties worldwide.  We offer linen reuse opportunities and recycling programs throughout the Sonesta Collection.  Energy management and chemical reduction initiatives are being explored at several locations.  We invite our guests to join in our efforts and to help preserve our planet!

Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston
The hotel received official Energy Star status in recognition of its energy conservation and efficiency efforts in 2007 from the EPA. The hotel, built in 1961, completed a year-long effort to achieve this status.  The hotel has since built on this momentum, eliminating chemical use from all guest areas, creating an extensive recycling program and donating left over perishable foods to the local food bank.

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Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
The hotel has a property wide series of initiatives including official recognition for the restaurants as Certified Green Restaurants.  From the oyster recovery program, rooftop herb garden, and onsite apiary and organic honey initiatives, the hotel is a leader in the local marketplace.

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Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove
The hotel has recently received the One Palm designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and has implemented over 20 green initiatives including water conservation, recycling,  waste reduction and energy management. 

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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island is the largest barrier island on the southern Atlantic seacoast. The island has an eco-friendly point of view and a real appreciation for the environment offering 50 miles of paths for bicycling and hiking along the shore.

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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
The hotel has many unique initiatives underway including a horticulturalist on staff.  The hotel has just completed an energy audit and is considering the implications of a green roof for the hotel.  Extensive awareness and energy management automation keep this spectacular hotel in the French Quarter leading the way into the future.

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Sonesta Peru
Sonesta offers collection of 6 city inns, country lodges and hotels throughout Peru. The properties are strategically located near the country’s renowned historic and archaeological sites, such as museums, temples, monuments and natural wonders like Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and the Sacred Valley.  Each has introduced an initiative called Viviendo Verde - outlining what they are doing and how guests can help to preserve the wonders around them.

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia
The Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia offers a spectacular downtown location that is convenient to whatever brings you to the city. Located near Rittenhouse Square, in Center City, the hotel is within the business district and many popular Philadelphia attractions. The Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia shows its love for the community and environment by adopting environmentally conscious practices. 

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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino
St. Maarten, one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands, shares a dual Dutch/French heritage, giving each half of the island a unique international flair. Sonesta operates the largest number of hotel rooms in St. Maarten with two beachfront resorts – the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino and the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino – both committed to decreasing their footprint on the island.

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