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The International

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stayed at The International for a wedding. Overall our experience was horrific. Bugs in the rooms. Staff were rude and condescending; hotel rooms were outdated. This place is still in business because there are very few hotels in the area; if there was competition they would be out of business very quickly. The golf course is the draw; otherwise, the...

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Thank Sean S
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Good Evening Guest, I am so sorry to hear about your recent stay with us. This is not what The International strives for, we do our best to ensure every guests stay is not only pleasurable, but memorable. I would like the opportunity to speak with you regarding your stay in hopes that we can improve on our guest experience....

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I manage a travel hockey team and stay in many different hotels. After each trip I survey the players (and parents, if applicable) to get their thoughts on each hotel. Everyone really liked this place. We normally stay at chain hotels so this was a change for us. It's definitely an event lodge, but we found the rooms to be...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We are very happy that our staff was able to provide friendly and courteous service. We look forward to another opportunity to host you at our property, and once again Thank You for you positive comments. Warm Regards, Racheal...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Staff couldn't do enough for us--excellent service. The food was very good--ate in restaurant and had catered meals with meetings. Mid-century vibe and ambiance--sort of "Mad-Men". Lots of meeting spaces of various sizes.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I recently attended a 4 day retreat, sponsored by The Quilted Crow, in Bolton, and it was fantastic. it was a quiet weekend at the golf course, but we couldn't have been treated any better. The staff was amazing, and went out of their way to meet our every need. When I asked about iced coffee, the staff immediately put...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Pros: Front-desk staff was pleasant Beds were reasonably comfortable and included clean, white bedding Rooms were quiet Cons: Dingy and old carpet and furniture Hideous bathroom lighting and non-draining shower/tub Literally no service or amenities at all; we needed a sewing kit. I can understand not having them in every room but the front desk couldn't cough one up either....

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Returned after 4 yrs and it's the same--dull. Golf course is beautiful, rooms are nice size but dull interior. Our room the corners of the windows and closet had spider webs, I cleaned them myself after leaving a note. If you did not understand the lay out it's hard to find the room with continental breakfast, some friends got lost....

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New York Metro
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This is not a typical hotel, in that the lodge is really only for parties and conferences. The staff was very helpful. The rooms were pretty big and roomy, but also pretty basic. The food we had was good. We ate 3 meals a day there and nothing was ever repeated.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

Just came from an extra joyous wedding at The International. Going there from Providence RI, we were wondering why we were traveling to this seemingly no where place. When we got there, we understood. Both the snow covered golf course, the trees and the celebratory halls were quite beautiful. The food and service, especially the hors d'oeuvres, were delicious. I...

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New England
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I have to disagree with the critical reviews - my wife and I attended a New Year's Eve party at The International and everything was close to perfect. The room was spacious and clean - my only criticism is, the room lacked a dresser, so there weren't really enough drawers for folded clothes; although for our one-night stay that didn't...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 October 2014

This supposedly high-class golf resort includes a tired hotel (the Lodge) and a very poorly trained staff. From the moment we made reservations for a group wedding event, they got everything wrong. When I called several months later to confirm the reservation, they indicated that I didn't have a "real" reservation, and that the number they'd given me was a...

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IGCMangement, Public Relations Manager at The International, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. We are troubled to hear about your experience with reservations and tracking down packages that were shipped in advance of your arrival. Within the last year, we've moved to a new system so the issue regarding your reservation, fortunately, won't be a problem for any future guests. We strive to best...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden amongst 700 acres of natural beauty and two world-renowned golf courses in Bolton, MA, The Lodge at The International is a peaceful destination for anyone with an appreciation of natural beauty. Clean air and an orchestra of Mother Nature's sounds greet guests as soon as they step on property. At The Lodge, natural surroundings are appreciated from the comfort of oversized and peaceful guestrooms, a common lounge with full bar for socializing, and an outdoor patio overlooking one of The International's two award-winning 18-hole golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The International

Address: 159 Ballville Rd, Bolton, MA 01740-1227
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Bolton
Price Range: $245 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The International 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we stayed one the first floor. Near the check-in desk.”
libraryladyma, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor is best view.”
jennyintheboat, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The first floor rooms made accessibility easier for everyone with health conditions.”
DebO1220, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If going in the summer get a room where the sun does not set into, made the room very warm”
mspatron, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“King rooms on the second floor (which is actually the entry floor)”
tripadvthoughts, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
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