Sheraton Parking/Checking in

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Sheraton Parking/Checking in

Post by Mirotic » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:58 am

What time (on Thursday) does the Sheraton typically begin letting people into their rooms? I realize they say 2pm, but most hotels let you in early.

Also, how quick does their garage fill up?
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Re: Sheraton Parking/Checking in

Post by JosephW » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:53 am

Not sure about Sheraton, but in my experience with Hilton and Marriott hotels, even though they say check-in is at 3-4pm, I usually arrive around 9-10am and they let me right in.

Worst case scenario, your room isn't ready yet and you just let the hotel hang on to your luggage for a few hours while you go off and do whatever at the convention.

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Re: Sheraton Parking/Checking in

Post by Xias » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:27 pm

In the past I used to drive overnight on Thursday night and check in at the Sheraton very early Friday morning (don’t recommend doing this btw, there’s a reason our group stopped haha), but they never had a problem checking us in very early Friday morning every time we did this. So I don’t see why Thursday morning would be a problem.

In my general experience with hotels, they all say 3-4 pm for check in to cover themselves in case they were fully booked the night before and absolutely have no rooms available for you. But if a room is available they do not usually have a problem checking you in earlier. And basically the larger the hotel, the more likely they are to have rooms available for early check in. The Sheraton is a pretty large hotel so I think you’ll probably be fine.
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Post by Elli21486 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:56 am

I remember in the past reading about how the hotels were able to check in bags if you arrived early. It is best to call the front desk and ask that question though.
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Post by THX1139 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:40 pm

The Sheraton Parking is expensive. Across Dalton st. the Hynes Auditorium Garage is cheaper. At 50 Dalton Street.

I always do early check-in. If the room is not ready, most hotels will hold your luggage while you wait.
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Post by MandaTifa » Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:39 am

From my experience from working in a hotel - early check-in really depends on how full the hotel was the night before. If you're arriving Thursday, you might call the hotel on Wednesday to see what their capacity is, and then ask them to leave a note in your reservation that you'll be an early arrival. Worst case scenario: they're completely full all week and the can't get you in until check-in time and you'll have to stash your bags. But usually if there's a note in a reservation, Front Desk will do their best to accommodate.

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Re: Sheraton Parking/Checking in

Post by THX1139 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:59 pm

I checked in at noon time. Had no problem getting a room. If they have no room ready they will ask you to come back latter. It doesn’t hurt to ask.
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