Porter Square Hotel

Porter Square Hotel

1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140, United States
+1 617 499 3399

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About Porter Square Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Featuring an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and valet parking, Porter Square Hotel is just a five-minute walk from Harvard Square, Harvard University and Harvard College. Only a five-minute walk from Harvard MBTA Subway Station, the hotel's convenient location means it is an ideal base when visiting Cambridge.

Porter Square Hotel has been recently refurbished and provides a concierge, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. In sunny weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax.

The hotel has 65 rooms offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Situated close to a number of popular hot spots, the hotel is in close proximity to lots of bars, nightclubs and trendy restaurants. Episcopal Divinity School and the Longfellow National Historic Site are each within walking distance.

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Double rooms($197 - $379)
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Standard rooms($269 - $531)
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Amenities at Porter Square Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Additional bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Computer use available
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Slippers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge


  • Garden


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock

Reviews of Porter Square Hotel

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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Very convenient to Harvard and MIT. Clear, friendly, good value, restaurants nearby.
Cons:Did not have a gym
2.0 Bad
Cons:What hotel has TWIN BEDS?! Huge disappointment. Would not recommend
7.7 Good
Pros:Convenient Quiet Comfortable Had all essentials without superfluous luxury Unfortunately cafe/restaurant was not open yet
6.2 Okay
Cons:No desk. Stains on sheet.
8.5 Great
Pros:Staff was extremely friendly
Cons:Water for shower did not heat up in the morning- was forced to take a lukewarm shower. Did eventually heat up before my girlfriend took a shower.


1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

What's nearby

  • Porter Square117 m
  • Harvard Museum of Natural History1.3 km
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology1.3 km
  • Semitic Museum1.3 km
  • Longfellow National Historic Site1.4 km
  • Harvard University1.4 km
  • Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments1.4 km
  • Memorial Hall1.6 km
  • Harvard Square1.7 km
  • Harvard Art Museums1.8 km
  • Mount Auburn Cemetery2.6 km
  • Central Square3 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Porter Square Hotel

  • Porter Square Hotel is located at 1924 Massachusetts Avenue in North Cambridge, 2 km from the centre of Cambridge. Porter Square is the closest landmark to Porter Square Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Porter Square Hotel.

  • Yes, Porter Square Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Porter Square Hotel is 7.4 km from Boston Harbor SPB. Porter Square Hotel is 9.6 km from Boston Logan Intl.

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2.0 km

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