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Review: Courtyard Boston Downtown

Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown
Room Type 2 lits double
Loyalty Program Status Titanium Elite
Points Per Night 35 000 points
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To the point Check out our review on the Courtyard Boston Downtown Hotel, which is located next to all the points of interest Boston has to offer!

An affordable hotel with Marriott Bonvoy points

L’hôtel Courtyard Boston Downtown est de catégorie 5 (septembre 2019).

Cela signifie qu’il en coûte 35 000 points Marriott Bonvoy pour y effectuer une nuit.

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En fonction de la période (et du prix public), cet hôtel est un “bon candidat” pour utiliser le certificat annuel d’une nuit gratuite (d’une valeur maximale de 35 000 points) offert au renouvellement de la carte Marriott Bonvoyᵐᶜ American ExpressMD ou de la version pour travailleurs autonomes: la carte Marriott Bonvoyᵐᶜ Entreprise American ExpressMD

Si vous utilisez vos points pour séjourner 4 nuits dans cet hôtel, vous obtiendrez la cinquième nuit gratuite ! C’est le cas dans la totalité des hôtels Marriott Bonvoy, en savoir plus ici.

Pour obtenir des points Marriott Bonvoy au Canada, le plus simple est via l’une de ces 3 cartes de crédit:

Chacune d’entre elles offre une belle prime de bienvenue et la possibilité d’accumuler des points Marriott Bonvoy sur chacun de vos achats.

Vous pourriez avoir les deux cartes Marriott Bonvoy et réunir vos points dans votre compte Marriott Bonvoy !

Si vous êtes en couple (ou 2 amis…), vous pourriez chacun souscrire à ces cartes puis réunir vos points dans un même compte !

Vous avez en effet le droit de transférer jusqu’à 100 000 points Marriott Bonvoy d’un compte à l’autre au cours d’une année civile !

Quant à la carte Cobaltᵐᶜ American Express, elle permet de transférer ses points-privilèges en points Marriott Bonvoy au taux de 1:1.2.

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Cela signifie que les 5 points-privilèges accumulés par dollar d’achats dans certaines catégories:

  • épiceries
  • restaurants-bars
  • dépanneurs
  • livraison de nourriture à domicile

…vous permettent d’obtenir l’équivalent de 6 points Marriott Bonvoy par dollar d’achats !

C’est bien la carte préférée du travel hacker au Canada.

Our review of the Courtyard Boston Downtown Hotel

Nous avons choisi de séjourner dans à l’hôtel Courtyard Boston Downtown pour 2 aspects:

  • sa localisation idéale pour découvrir Boston à pieds
  • son coût (lors de notre séjour la chambre coûtait environ 150$, nous n’avons donc pas utilisé de points)
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Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown

Location

L’hôtel Courtyard Boston Downtown est idéalement situé à proximité du Boston Public Garden et dans le Theatre District.

Son adresse: 275 Tremont Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 – États-Unis

Arrival

When we checked in around 11pm, we were able to quickly retrieve our room card thanks to the early check-in from the mobile app.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Lobby

With Titanium Elite status, we are offered a credit for food in the establishment: US$ 10 per person, or US$ 20.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Lobby

Also, after taking advice from the front desk for things to see (we explained to them that we were only in Boston for a short day), the receptionist decided to offer us breakfasts (“she loves Canadian travellers” ) !

That’s a beautiful gesture.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Lobby

In the lobby, there is a relaxing room:

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Lobby

And the bar (with the breakfast room at the back):

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Lobby

We head to our room, 1137, located on the 11th floor.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre

The bedroom

Our bedroom has 2 double beds.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre

More pictures of the bedroom…

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Chambre

… and a view of Boston!

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Vue

The bathroom

The bathroom is equipped with a shower. We are surprised not to see any products (shampoo, shower…).

This hotel no longer has small containers and has switched to large reusable containers. Except that this one was obviously carried away by previous travelers!

Room service will bring us more.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Salle de bains
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Salle de bains

Hotel amenities

Gym

The hotel has a gym on the 6th floor.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Gym

This gym is nice because it is full of light!

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Gym
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Gym
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Gym

Restaurant and bar

At the lobby level is the hotel’s restaurant and bar.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner

This is where we had our breakfast.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner

Here are pictures of this buffet, quite decent:

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner
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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner

It is possible to have omelets on demand.

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Courtyard Boston Downtown - Petit-déjeuner

For 2 people, count 40 US$. The front desk offered it to us, it’s very appreciated!

Conclusion

L’hôtel Courtyard Boston Downtown n’est pas un hôtel luxueux, mais fonctionnel et parfaitement bien situé.

Il est idéal si vous souhaitez parcourir la ville à pieds !

Pour un séjour plus long, nous aurions par contre tendance à privilégier des hôtels plus confortable (notamment pour les familles) comme le Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, lui aussi de catégorie 5.

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!

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