Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge

ex. Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138  show map
 2 stars
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Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 35 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Snack bar

Laundry
Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Overview

Harvard Square Hotel is rated 2 stars and provides visitors with a vending machine, an elevator and a luggage storage. Renovated in 2006, the intimate hotel has welcomed guests since 1965.

Harvard University Semitic Museum, Longfellow House National Historic Site and Schlesinger Library are located 350 meters from the hotel. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Porter Square is 1.9 km of the property, while Boston Public Garden is around 4.8 km away.

The nearest metro station is Harvard Square, situated 400 meters from the hotel. It takes around 10 minutes' drive to get to Logan International airport, which is 10 km away.

Rooms

Harvard Square Hotel offers 73 rooms on 4 floors that come with television, a laptop-compatible safe, a writing desk, an iron with ironing board and complimentary wireless internet as well as a fridge and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of American cuisine at the restaurant. Serving a wide range of dishes, Henrietta's Table and Chipotle can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

The hotel provides guests with car and limousine rental services.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 35 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   73.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 5 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Arthur M Sackler Museum
    700 m
  • Harvard University Art Museums
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
Parks
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site
    530 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or Double bed
Size: 27 m²
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How to reach hotel

hotel Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

Get directions
City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Arthur M Sackler Museum
    700 m
  • Harvard University Art Museums
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
Parks
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site
    530 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Brattle Theatre - 100 m
  • Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre - 600 m

Places of interest

  • Longfellow National Historic Site - 500 m

Train stations

  • Harvard University Art Museums - 600 m
  • Busch Reisinger Museum - 600 m
  • Arthur M Sackler Museum - 600 m

Shopping areas

  • Botanical Museum - 700 m
  • Harvard University Museums of Natural History - 700 m
  • Harvard Museum of Natural History - 700 m
  • Peabody Museum - 800 m

Stadiums

  • Lavietes Center - 700 m

Museums

  • Lef Foundation - 100 m
  • John F. Kennedy Park - 200 m
  • Harvard Semitic Museum - 700 m
  • Harvard Peabody Museum Archlgy - 700 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Harvard University Housing Ofc - 200 m
  • Harvard University Reunion Ofc - 200 m
  • Harvard University Stdnt Empl - 300 m
  • Weston School of Theology - 400 m
  • Harvard Business School - 500 m
  • Yenghing Library - 700 m
  • Lesley College - 800 m

Underground stations

Public parking

  • Harvard University - 700 m
  • Cambridge College - 700 m

College Campuses

  • Harvard Law School - 600 m

Local attractions

  • Porter Square - 1.8 km
    Cambridge, MA
  • Stata Center - 2.5 km
    Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
  • Charles River - 3.1 km
    Cambridge, MA
  • MIT Museum - 2.3 km
    265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
  • Fresh Pond Reservation - 2.6 km
    250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge

Near the hotel

  • Central Square - 100 m
    Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
  • Harvard Art Museums - 650 m
    485 Broadway, Cambridge
  • Harvard Museum of Natural History - 780 m
    26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
  • Cambridge Common - 1.0 km
    Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site - 530 m
    105 Brattle St, Cambridge
  • Arthur M. Sackler Museum - 650 m
    485 Broadway, Cambridge
  • Peabody Museum - 820 m
    Harvard University, Cambridge

Restaurants nearby

  • Henrietta's Table - 70 m

    Address: One Bennett St.
    Phone: 617 661 5005

    61% likes this, based on 226 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 32

  • Charlie's Kitchen - 60 m

    Address: 10 Eliot St
    Phone: 617-492-9646

    63% likes this, based on 109 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Contemporary
    Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 17

  • Harvest - 120 m

    Address: 44 Brattle St
    Phone: 617-868-2255

    70% likes this, based on 164 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 63

  • The Red House - 70 m

    Address: 98 Winthrop St
    Phone: +1 617-576-0605

    74% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 28

  • Falafel Corner - 40 m

    Address: 8 1/2 Eliot St
    Phone: (617) 441-8888

    75% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73
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Harvard Square Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Harvard Square Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 126 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Value
8.0
Rooms
6.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.0

    Lobby and corridors were very shabby and I was concerned when I checked in. The room was a pleasant suprise, though I had a corner room with great windows - not sure what other rooms are like. Room was very clean. It is an OK place to stay for business on a budget - no frills but economical - by Boston standards at least.

    The public spaces were rather grim.

  • Family with children
    8.0

    Wonderful staff. Extremely helpful

    Old, halls not clean, no exercise facilities

  • Family with children
    8.0

    Location right in the heart of shopping, dining and next to Harvard University.

    Rooms were a little small but comfortable.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Room clean and quiet.

    No real hotel lobby, bar, or breakfast room.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Location is this hotel's key feature. We did have nice views of the city. We were on the top floor with sweeping views. Free internet.

    Older, city hotel with very few amenities. Smaller rooms that could use some updating. Elevator was out of order one night and we came thru the basement and had to climb 5 flights after walking all over the city that day. Little things added up to make us unhappy for the high price that we paid. No breakfast, either.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Friendly staff and very helpful

    Floors smell bad (room was fine) - air fresheners everywhere.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The Hotel is very close to boston downtown.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Spotless, clean rooms with very polite, efficient and helpful staff. Excellent location.

  • Single
    7.4

    Great location.

    Problems getting bill and receipt at check-out. I had to call the hotel financial department to get an email copy of the bill the next day. The financial people were fine, but front desk people said that they would send me the email.

  • Single
    7.8

    The hospitality was great and the room quite.

    The room was cold

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The location was excellent for our visit. Because of our early arrival (6:00 am) I had booked the room for the previous night and it was available upon our arrival. Front desk was well staffed at all hours. Cab to airport at 5:30 am on Sunday morning was ready and waiting.Excellent service.

    Sound-proofing in the room was poor. Maybe because we stayed over a weekend and there were weddings in the area - it seemed that many of the party guests needed to talk (loudly) in the hotel corridors (i.e. outside our room) at midnight and one o'clock in the morning and I felt that ear-plugs would have been handy for a quiet nights uninterrupted sleep. Also the bath-tub in room 114 did not drain. so when taking a shower you were almost knee-deep in water.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The best aspect of the hotel is its great location right in Harvard Square. Our room was fairly tight, but still comfortable and had everything we needed. The free WiFi was much appreciated.

    Really everything was fine with the hotel, but it is definitely a bit dated; bathrooms vintage 1960's tiles and fixtures, the whole hotel pretty basic. Considering the price, though, not a problem.

  • Single
    10.0

    The internet is convenient, and the bed is comfortable.

    No breakfast is a bit disappointing.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    That it was in the middle of Harvard Square and Harvard University and thereby gave my son a feel of what college life was to some extent like

    No gym, restaurant

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Location, location, location. Everything was in within walking distance. Food, shopping, subway station and of course, the Harvard campus. Even though the room was tiny, it was cozy and clean, equipped with all the necessities, including an umbrella, that came handy during the rainy days we were there. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

How to reach hotel

hotel Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, United States, 02138

Get directions
City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Arthur M Sackler Museum
    700 m
  • Harvard University Art Museums
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
Parks
  • Longfellow House National Historic Site
    530 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    73