Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge

ex. Harvard Square Hotel Cambridge

110 Mount Auburn St, 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

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Situated in the heart of Cambridge, the unique Harvard Square offers designer rooms. The hotel resides in a building renovated in 2006 and has welcomed guests since 1965.

It is placed close to Apple Cinemas, Fenway Park and Stata Center, just 250 meters from Harvard Square subway station. Just 1km from the center of Cambridge known for Brattle Theatre, Sanders Theatre and Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre.

Schools, a memorial park and theaters are set within walking distance.

Guests will find themselves within 10-minute drive to Logan International airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Harvard Square come with individual climate control, ironing facilities, cable TV, a laptop-size safe and a writing desk. They are fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries in the en-suite bathrooms.

Eat

Varied dishes are served in the innovative restaurant on site. The 24-hour restaurant offers fine American cuisine. Beverages can be savored in the sky bar.

Services

Guests at Harvard Square can take advantage of a lift, parking and a safe deposit box and such services as dry cleaning, 24-hour reception and newspaper service.

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 rooms:   73.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

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
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, United States, 02138

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City Center
  • Cambridge
    1.0km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yawkey
    3.5km
  • Back Bay
    4.8km
Underground stations
  • Harvard Square Station
    300 m
  • Central Square Station
    1.7km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • The Red House (cuisine: Seafood, 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 rooms:
    73

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds or King Size bed or Double Bed
Size: 27m2
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This room contains a cable TV and a refrigerator.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge Cambridge location
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    Hotel Address:

    110 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, United States, 02138

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cambridge
      1.0km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Yawkey
      3.5km
    • Back Bay
      4.8km
    Underground stations
    • Harvard Square Station
      300 m
    • Central Square Station
      1.7km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
      70 m
    • The Red House (cuisine: Seafood, 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 rooms:
      73

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.0km

    Historical sites

    • Cambridge Historical Society - 900 m

    Stadiums

    • Lavietes Center - 700 m
    • Harvard Stadium - 900 m

    Museums

    • Lef Foundation - 100 m
    • Harvard Peabody Museum Archlgy - 800 m
    • Harvard Semitic Museum - 800 m
    • Cambridge Art Assn - 900 m
    • Museum of Useful Things - 1.3km

    Universities, Institutes

    • Harvard University Stdnt Empl - 300 m
    • Harvard University Reunion Ofc - 300 m
    • Harvard University Housing Ofc - 300 m
    • Weston School of Theology - 400 m
    • Harvard Business School - 500 m
    • Harvard University - 700 m
    • Yenghing Library - 700 m
    • Cambridge College - 800 m
    • Lesley College - 800 m
    • Astrophysics Center - 1.0km

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Mount Auburn Hospital - 1.1km
    • Youville Lifecare - 1.2km
    • Cambridge Birth Ctr - 1.3km

    Underground stations

    • Harvard Square Station - 200 m

    College Campuses

    • Harvard Law School - 600 m
    • Lesley University - 800 m

    Local Attractions

    • Porter Square - 1.8km
      Cambridge, MA
    • Stata Center - 2.5km
      Vasar St, MIT, Cambridge
    • Charles River - 3.1km
      Cambridge, MA
    • MIT Museum - 2.3km
      265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
    • Fresh Pond Reservation - 2.6km
      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 - 1.0km
      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, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Diner
      Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 16

    • 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 62

    • The Red House - 70 m

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

      74% likes this, based on 110 reviews
      Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean
      Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 27

    • 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 rooms:
      73
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    Harvard Square Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 125 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    8.0
    Value
    8.0
    Rooms
    6.0

    Individual 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 St, Cambridge, United States, 02138

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cambridge
      1.0km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Yawkey
      3.5km
    • Back Bay
      4.8km
    Underground stations
    • Harvard Square Station
      300 m
    • Central Square Station
      1.7km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Henrietta's Table (cuisine: American)
      70 m
    • The Red House (cuisine: Seafood, 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 rooms:
      73