Holiday Happenings at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston

The Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston announced today that it will once again be lighting up the season with a collection of events, activities and unique dining for the whole family. The hotel will kick off the holidays with a free and open to the public Tree Lighting Ceremony on Black Friday, November 23rd at 5:00 p.m. featuring a visit from Santa, complimentary hot chocolate, cookies and light appetizers on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Boston skyline. The perfect, fun family event to put you in the holiday spirit after a long day of shopping the Black Friday sales! This holiday season, the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston wants to be an extension of your home and will feature the Snuggle at Sonesta holiday rate starting from $119. It’s available over Thanksgiving and Christmas, please use promo code HOL at time of booking.   Events and activities following the Tree Lighting Ceremony include Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 15th from 10 a.m. to Noon. This extra special holiday breakfast includes a  dramatic reading by Santa himself of the Night Before Christmas, cookie decorating, crafting and all participating children will take home a special gift. Adults are $29; Children are $18 and Children 3 and under are free. Reservations are required, call 617.806.4250. Each Sunday in December, the Royal Sonesta Pastry team invites you to spark your children’s culinary curiosity and will be leading a Children’s Cake Pop Class from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Children 12 and under are $10, children ages 3 and under are free.  Book a class and receive a 10% discount on brunch at ArtBar restaurant. Class sizes are limited; call 617-806-4122 for reservations.

Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River overlooking the Boston skyline, the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel and winner of a 2014 Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facility. Guest amenities in this 400 room hotel include 24-hour fitness center, atrium-style indoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. The hotel restaurant, ArtBar, is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers - featuring innovative seasonal American cuisine designed for discovery and for sharing, communal tables and seasonal outdoor patio. Studio, the hotel's coffee shop, is ideal for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and house-made pastries, while Motif, the cocktail lounge, is a gathering place with small plates and a martini cart. The hotel is also home to Restaurant dante – where owner/chef Dante DeMagistris presents fresh and creative cuisine with modern Italian influences. The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall with over 120 shops including Gap, Banana Republic, Macy’s and the Apple Store, and next door to the Museum of Science. For more information about the Royal Sonesta Boston visit and join the conversation at or

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