Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

Framingham, MA - Sheraton Framingham Hotel    (Not Rated) 

Address:    1657 Worcester Road               Phone: (508) 879-7200

Location/ Directions: Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West to Exit 12.  Stay Left after the toll (turns into Route 9 West towards Framingham).  Stay in the right lane. The hotel is the first building on the right

Average Price (Checked Nov 2010):   $165.00                 AAA Rated:    YES      Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: 6-Stories, 375-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Restaurant’s on site:  Molly Malone's Irish Tavern  and J. Witherspoons's Restaurant.  Concierge Desk, Avis Car Rental Desk on site, Fitness Center, Multi-lingual Staff, Self Parking, Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools, High Speed Internet Access ($), Business Center, Cribs, High Chairs, Complimentary,  Pets welcome, 32” HD Television with Cable Channels & In-Room Video Games, Hairdryer, Bathrobes, Dual-Line Speaker Telephone with Voicemail & Data Port, Alarm Clock, Room Service, Refrigerators Available (Upon Request), Starbucks "One Shot’' Coffee Maker, Microwave Ovens Available, Rollaway Beds Available, Writing Desk, Individual Climate Control, Connecting Rooms Available, Iron and Ironing Board, Air Conditioned Room, Wake-up Service.

Railroad View:  Expect an Excellent to Good view depending on season, some trees / brush may obstruct part of the view.  Most rooms on the Northwest, or North side of the building will have a good view.  2nd floor or higher should be fine for a railroad view.  

Railroads past Hotel:  CSX (former Conrail, nee. New Haven RR).  This line is not a through route.  Although its double tracked behind the hotel; most of this branch is single tracked.  It connects to the CSX Boston Line (Boston & Albany mainline) in Framingham, a few miles east of this site.

Notes:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com 

Comments: 

Photo Comment:  The hotel is located on the south side of the railroad.  I am unsure of the train frequency on this line; don't expect it to be busy.