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Harvard Square Hotel

110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
+1 617 864 5200

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based on 252 reviews
Harvard Square Hotel - Cambridge, MA, United States
Fri 7/5
Sat 8/5
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Distance to city centre

1.4 km

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Nearest airport

Boston Logan Intl

Distance to airport

9.4 km

Rooms available at Harvard Square Hotel

Fri 7/5
Sat 8/5

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location was great in 184 reviews
room was clean in 110 reviews
staff were very nice in 83 reviews
harvard square in 75 reviews
star hotel in 44 reviews
bed was comfortable in 39 reviews
parking lot in 39 reviews
front desk in 38 reviews
nice if the hotel in 37 reviews
free coffee in 23 reviews
area in lobby in 18 reviews
boston in 13 reviews
location close in 8 reviews
smelled like mould in 5 reviews
subway station in 5 reviews
toilet seat in 5 reviews
location and the price in 4 reviews
price was outrageous in 3 reviews
  • Good
    Mar 2017

    Just OK; won't use again

    Location Decent price

    Very low water pressure on fourth floor Noisy - sound insulation lacking

  • Excellent
    Feb 2017

    Good for Harvard Sq

    Great location, nice, accommodating staff, comfortable bed, quiet.

    My room smelled like someone had been smoking in it or something septic had happened and they just hadn't been able to completely get rid of it.

  • Okay
    Jul 2016

    ok visit

    staff was nice, room was clean and visually appealing, great location

    ran out of coffee creamer on a Saturday morning? charged me for parking fee after my friend already paid, took 3 calls to get it straightened out

  • Good
    Jan 2016

    Expensive parking

  • Excellent
    Oct 2015

    Clean and convenient

    Small, clean, European-like room with TV, mini fridge, and hair dryer. Excellent location close to restaurants, shops, Harvard, and the T. Friendly staff.

    No continental breakfast.

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About Harvard Square Hotel


Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, Harvard Square Hotel provides comfortable accommodation for guests. The hotel boasts nearly six dozen boutique-style guestrooms spread across four floors with options for single travelers, couples and families. The smoke-free guestrooms are outfitted with modern work stations, premium bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat panel TVs, and air conditioning. They also offer walk-in showers, private bathrooms, and in-room safes.

Dining options at the hotel include a Lobby Café that serves complimentary tea and coffee with easy bite items. The hotel is also located within close proximity of several restaurants. Situated within a three-minute walk, the Border Café serves Mexican meals while J.P Links offers contemporary American cuisine. Other nearby options include The Hourly Oyster House, Falafel Corner, Charlie’s Kitchen, and Benedetto.

Guests get to enjoy free Wi-Fi in the rooms and public areas. In addition, the Harvard Square hotel offers business services for travelers and an on-site car rental service. Other amenities at the hotel include a self-parking garage, ATMs in the lower lobby and dry-cleaning services for guests.

A suitable option for couples and groups, Harvard Square Hotel is located close to several local attractions and landmarks. It’s situated within a four-minute walk from the popular university and 12 minutes from Harvard Law School. It’s also conveniently located within a 15-minute drive from the Boston Logan International Airport and only five minutes from the Harvard Square Station. Set within a three-mile walk, Newbury Street provides an option for shoppers while Fogg Art Museum is a popular pick with art enthusiasts.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.0 Excellent

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Amenities at Harvard Square Hotel

ATM on-site
Free Wi-Fi
Express check-out
Disabled access
Long-term parking (surcharge)
Concierge service
Coffee shop
Laundry service
Multi-lingual staff
24-hour front desk
Storage available

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Most popular landmarks

  • Harvard Square271 m
  • Longfellow National Historic Site0.5 km
  • Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments0.6 km
  • Harvard University0.6 km
  • Harvard Art Museums0.7 km
  • Memorial Hall0.7 km

About the neighbourhood

Harvard Square - The Quad is known for: great restaurants, touristy, bookstores, students

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