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  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cambridge, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Cambridge in January and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cambridge if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cambridge hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cambridge found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $245, while the most expensive was $255.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Cambridge for 2 days.
  • Sheraton Commander Hotel presents a great option for guests looking for hotels with on-site restaurants. Guests are served a buffet breakfast every morning and can order room service. There is a restaurant and bar on the property which serves cuisines in a cozy boutique setting.
  • Guests traveling to Cambridge who prefer cooking their meals or just want to save on outside dining will appreciate a stay at Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge. The hotel rooms come with a fully equipped kitchen offering modern amenities, and a dining area and you can request grocery deliveries in your room. There is also an on-site mini-market where guests can stock up on groceries.
  • The Charles Hotel delivers a relaxing and serene experience for those looking to simply get away for the weekend, solo travelers, or couples who are vacationing in Cambridge. The hotel has an on-site spa that offers full spa services with a variety of treatments, including massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures. In addition to the spa, there is a wellness center and a pool for you to relax and unwind.
  • For business travelers in Cambridge for conferences, conventions, or meetings you should consider booking a stay at Le Méridien Boston Cambridge. The hotel offers large event spaces for large crowds and nine conference rooms that offer flexible meeting spaces. There is a business center on the property that caters to the needs of business travelers and the hotel rooms have a workstation with a desk.
  • If you are looking for a hotel in Cambridge that offers more than accommodations and amenities, you should stay at Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge. The hotel offers a variety of recreational activities including, bicycle rental services for those who love cycling, walking paths along the Charles River, and canoeing.
  • The best neighborhood in Cambridge for tourists is Harvard Square. There is a good choice of hotels in Cambridge located close to the main attractions. Stay at Harvard Square Hotel located close to Harvard University and John F. Kennedy Park on the Charles River, which is perfect for sightseeing. Sheraton Commander Hotel is also close by and overlooks Cambridge Common Park, as well as being half a mile from the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
  • If you are looking to shop on your visit to Cambridge, you should look for hotels in East Cambridge. Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is conveniently located near the CambridgeSide shopping mall, which has over 100 stores and restaurants and is close to the CambridgeSide Galleria. Less than a mile up Cambridge Street is another shopping outlet, Twin City Plaza. The nearest hotel to this outdoor mall is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston.
  • When you are looking for hotels in downtown Cambridge you should try to stay near Harvard Yard, at the heart of the city. Centrally located hotels in this area include 4-star The Charles Hotel, which boasts a jazz club and several restaurants and old New England themed Hotel Veritas with 3-stars.
  • Rich in cultural attractions, Cambridge is home to a variety of museums, with the majority located close to Harvard University. Within its grounds, the Harvard Art Museums is comprised of three museums: the Fogg Museum, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and the Busch-Reisinger Museum, as well as four research centers. Look at booking hotels in Harvard Square, like A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square, which is only a two-minute walk away.
  • For cheap hotels in Cambridge, you should plan to visit in late summer when the average temperature is 73 °F and the tourist crowds are less. Avoid staying in the center of Cambridge and opt for south of the river, near Fenway Park, like the Best Western Cambridge University Hotel, which is just 3 miles outside of Cambridge.

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